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Spirit Day

October 19
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until June 7, 2019

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Liz Callaway

On Fridays students show their school spirit by wearing school colors & Spirit Wear.  

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Box Tops – Fall Deadline

October 19
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Committee Chairs: Natalie Jaeger

Help support the Abraham Lincoln PTA with Box Tops 4 Education! Did you know that each box top is worth $.10?  How do they add up?  Each year Lincoln has been earning, on average, over $1000!   Students can turn in their Box Tops to their AM/Homeroom teacher. The fall deadline for Boxtops is Friday, October 19th!  The more we collect the more money we have for fun activities like High Interest Day, Ice cream social, and many more! Ask your…

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$25

Junior Great Books – Registration Deadline

October 19
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Erin Dieter

Calling 3rd-5th graders who are in for a fun short story discussion group! If your 3-5th grader loves to read and discuss short stories, please register for Junior Great Books!  We will read a short story each week and have a discussion about it during lunch and recess.  All children in 3-5th grade are welcome to register for this fun activity!  Junior Great Books meets one time a week during the entire lunch/recess period for 10 weeks (usually between November…

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Fill the Cubbies – Last Day!

October 19
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Sarah Nilsson

Fill the Cubbies is Abraham Lincoln’s effort to collect nonperishable items for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. Collections will be accepted through Friday, October 19th. Two years ago we collected just over 6,300 items! Last year we beat that total. How many items can you bring for the good of our community!  This year’s needs include peanut butter/jelly, rice, dried beans, canned and dried fruit, canned vegetables, oatmeal, just to name a few.  So, encourage your student to grab a…

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Winter Outerwear Drive

October 22
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 22 of October, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Gina Berglund

October 22 - November 9, 2018 As the weather turns and you are going through your winter wear, please consider donating unneeded items to our Winter Outerwear Drive.  We are in need of new or used winter coats, snow pants, boots, and waterproof gloves in all sizes.  These items will go directly to District 41 students in need.  Collection bins will be in the Lincoln lobby through November 9. Please donate clean, gently used: coats snow pants hats gloves Donations will be collected in…

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$25

Chess Club

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 9, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on October 23, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 6, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 27, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 11, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on January 15, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 12, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 12, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on April 2, 2019 at 6:30pm

Telemation Room, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jen Hart

Come join Lincoln's Chess Club! Want to learn chess?  Want to improve your chess game? If you answered yes to either question, then Lincoln’s Chess Club is the place for you! No previous chess experience necessary. 1st- 5th students meet on Tuesdays twelve times a year to practice playing chess. Logistics Chess Club will meet in the Telemation Room from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Please enter through Door #29 on the west end of the building.  Chess club is $25 per family. Volunteer…

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Dad’s Exercise Night (DEN)

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

New Gym, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: DEN

Come join other Lincoln Dads each Tuesday evening, starting September 4th, 2018 for 2 hours of basketball. This group was formed to give D41 dads a different way to exercise one day during the workweek.  We are always looking for new dads to join with no weekly commitment.  It's an open gym format, so come only on the weeks that work for your busy schedule. Where: Abe Lincoln Elementary, New Gym; Enter at Door 4 (far east door), there is…

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Holiday Sharing – Registration Deadline For Families Looking to Give

October 26
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jaime Lewandowski

Our PTA's annual Holiday Sharing Program affords each classroom an opportunity to come together to support a local family in need during the holiday season.  While every classroom will be assigned a family, we also offer the option for Lincoln families to sponsor a Holiday Sharing family on their own.   If you are interested in purchasing items for a family in need separate from your child(ren)'s classroom family, please email holidaysharing@abelincolnpta.org no later than Friday, October 26th.  We will happily work with you to pair you with…

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$12

Order your Lincoln Elementary Kindness T-shirts

October 26
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One event on October 26, 2018 at 12:00am

Committee Chairs: Colleen Hindman

Kindness Connections Committee- Bringing extra Kindness to Lincoln this year!  Our 2018-19 school theme is the Power of Kindness. The Kindness Committee will be looking for ways to bring kindness to existing Lincoln activities, as well as creating new activities that foster our message of "Be Kind". Starting with our slogan, Be Cool. Be Kind. Be Lincoln., we will be offering spirit tees with this simple message. We are looking ahead at a "Kindness Rocks" project as well as some fun…

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SIP Day

October 26 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 26, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on February 15, 2019 at 11:30am

One event on March 22, 2019 at 11:30am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 11:30am

One event on May 10, 2019 at 11:30am

One event on June 6, 2019 at 11:30am

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*No Pre-K, Early Childhood or Kindergarten student attendance on SIP Days or any other ½ day early dismissal; Early dismissal time for grades 1-8 will be 11:30 a.m. for all schools. For more information about student attendance on SIP Days, please contact the building principal.

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Room Party – AM K

October 31 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Room Parents

Room Party – PM K and Grades 1-5

October 31 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
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One event on October 31, 2018 at 2:15pm

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Room Parents

Inside Out Club Meeting

November 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on November 1, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on November 29, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on December 13, 2018 at 3:30pm

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Annie Murphy

What is Inside Out Club? The Inside Out Club teaches kids to be kind, accepting, self-aware and so much more through volunteer projects and community awareness. Over 30 local not-for-profit charity organizations will be introduced helping our kids better understand our local needs and volunteer opportunities right here in our neighborhoods. Who can participate in the meetings? At this time, the Club is for 1st & 2nd grades (combined). A potential second group might be added in the spring for…

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Student Services Parent Advisory Council – (SSPAC)

November 7 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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One event on November 7, 2018 at 9:15am

One event on January 23, 2019 at 9:15am

One event on March 6, 2019 at 9:15am

One event on May 1, 2019 at 9:15am

Glen Ellyn Public Library – Room A, 400 Duane Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Susan Bjerning

What is SSPAC? The Student Services Parent Advisory Committee (SSPAC) is an open group available to parents, teachers and staff promoting awareness, education, advocacy and acceptance of different learners within Glen Ellyn School District 41.  This PTA committee provides support, resources, networking, and educational opportunities at gatherings held throughout the school year. SSPAC Coffee Connections:   Please join us for coffee & conversation throughout the year.  Coffee Connections is an opportunity for parents to meet and share information, encouragement, and support.…

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Character Counts Ambassadors

November 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on November 7, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on November 28, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 11:30am

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Virginia Kotarba

Character Counts Ambassadors is a year long 5th grade program.  The Lincoln Student 5th Grade Ambassadors incorporate the Character Counts pillars within the classroom and come up with ideas to improves our school, community, and environment. Current Meeting Schedule: (meets during 5th grade lunch/recess in Mr. Pindar's classroom) Wednesday, October 17th Wednesday, November 7th Wednesday, November 28th Wednesday, December 12th (TBD) Questions? Email: CharacterCounts@abelincolnpta.org  

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Book Swap

November 8 @ 3:40 pm - 4:15 pm
Old Gym, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jami Thornton

Have too many books on your bookshelves? This is the perfect event you or your child! Lincoln’s Book Swapping Event happens twice a year and is a great way to get new books without having to spend any money. This event is for both parents, siblings and students. Participating is easy: Gather up any gently used books Fill out the book swap form Attach the form to your bag of books Bring your bag of books to school the week of book swap…

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Veterans Day Assembly

November 9
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 9 of November, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Stacey Koszela

More information coming soon!   Volunteer Volunteers are needed to help run the event.

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PTA Meeting

November 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on October 16, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 13, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 13, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on January 15, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on February 12, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on March 12, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on April 9, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on May 14, 2018 at 9:30am

Teacher Lounge, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Communications

Our meetings are a great forum to share your feedback and ideas for our ever-improving and active PTA.  Your contributions are very important to our all-volunteer organization and, if your busy schedule allows, we would love to see you at our next meeting! Most PTA meetings consist of the PTA Board members, active committee chairs, certain staff, a few other parents, and a smattering of young siblings. PTA Meeting Schedule   Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Budget Reports PTA Agendas, Minutes, and Budget Reports are…

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No School – Fall Break

November 19 - November 23
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No School!  Enjoy the holiday and if you have to shop Amazon, do it at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3355375 so Abe Lincoln PTA benefits!

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Book Fair

November 28 - November 30
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Angela Andrianopoulous

It’s Book Fair Time!  The Lincoln annual book fair will be taking place Nov 28-30th. The Book Fair is a pre-holiday book sale for Lincoln families to purchase new books for all ages. All students will have the opportunity to visit the book fair during school hours to preview the books and write a list of items which interest them. Your child's itemized list will be sent home, and you can come purchase during book fair hours.   Please also…

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Holiday Store

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 5:30pm on of December, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Holiday Store

A “children’s only” shop designed for students to purchase holiday gifts without their parents! Items range from 10¢ to $5.00. Volunteers serve as “elves” to help select, sell and wrap gifts. 2018-2019 School Year: Date/time: TBD Location: Lincoln Old Gym We need Committee Chairs and Volunteers!  Click on the links below or send an e-mail to: holidaystore@abelincolnpta.org

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Room Party – AM K

December 20 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
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An event every year that begins at 10:15am on of December, repeating until December 21, 2018

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Room Parents

Room Party – PM K

December 20 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jennifer Huard

Room Party – Grades 1-5 (SIP day)

December 21 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 pm
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An event every year that begins at 10:15am on of December, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Room Parents

Community Outreach VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Feed My Starving Children, 1072 National Parkway
Schaumburg, IL United States

Committee Chairs: Gina Berglund

Community Outreach would like to invite you and your family to join our entire D41 community at a wonderful volunteering opportunity.  Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit charity that uses volunteers to help package nutritious meals for many malnourished communities around the world. We have reserved a full packing session at Feed My Starving Children in Schaumburg (1072 National Parkway, Schaumburg) on Friday, December 21, 2018 from 6:00-7:30pm. Your entire family is welcome to join us in this fun event.  Kids must be kindergarten age…

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No School – Winter Break

December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019
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No School!  Enjoy the holiday and if you have to shop Amazon, do it at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3355375 so Abe Lincoln PTA benefits!

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Yearbook Early Bird Pricing Ends 12/31

December 31
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of December, repeating indefinitely

Committee Chairs: Yearbook

2018-19 Yearbook Lifetouch is now accepting orders for 2018-2019 yearbooks. Don’t wait to reserve your child’s copy of the Abraham Lincoln School Yearbook for the early bird price of $18 ($20 after December 31st). You can order your copy online at ybpay.lifetouch.com (Yearbook ID Code: 10726319). Order forms will be sent home in your child’s backpack by the end of October if you wish to pay by check or cash. You can always drop the payment in the treasurer’s box in the school main office…

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No School – Holiday or Institute Day

January 21, 2019
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One event on October 8, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 18, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on April 19, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on May 27, 2019 at 12:00am

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No school today! Here is the D41 2018-2019 School Calendar

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High Interest Day Lunch

January 25, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of January, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: High Interest Lunch

The PTA provides a luncheon for all High Interest Day volunteers. Volunteers are needed to help plan, organize donations, and serve lunch.

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High Interest Day

January 25, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of January, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Erin Dieter

An all-day event for 2nd – 5th graders. Special interest classes are led by guest speakers and students participate in hands-on activities. Volunteers are needed to assist students and with demonstrations.   Volunteers Needed for High Interest Day  More information to come!     Contact Erin Dieter or Carla Olsen at HighInterestDay@abelincolnpta.org with any questions. 

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