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Character Counts Ambassadors

September 1
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One event on September 1, 2018 at 12:00am

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Character Counts Ambassadors

Supported by our PTA, the Lincoln Student Ambassador organization is a leadership program for students in 5th grade that focuses on the Character Counts! pillars, while supporting our school in various service projects.  We learn and identify how we can use the character traits every day to better our school, community, and environment. Ambassador activities include organizing the “Fill the Cubbies” food drive, identifying service projects for our holiday room parties (such as collecting candy for the troops), and supporting PTA and other school-wide activities, just to name a few. Meetings are…

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Reflections

September 1
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of September, repeating indefinitely

TBD, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Reflections

Reflections is the National PTA arts program that asks children to get creative! Students are invited to create works of art in any of six different arts categories, reflecting upon a different theme each year.   The theme for the 2017-2018 school year is "Within Reach" Students can create as many projects as they like, in as many arts categories as they like. The six arts categories are: dance choreography film production literature music composition photography visual arts 2017-2018 Details…

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Yearbook

September 1
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 1 of September, repeating indefinitely

Committee Chairs: Chair Needed!

THESE DETAILS ARE FOR 2016-2017 and have NOT been confirmed..... You may order your yearbook at anytime and it will be delivered to your child at the end of the school year. Simply: go to ybpay.lifetouch.com enter Yearbook ID Code: 10726317   Volunteer Volunteers are needed to photograph activities and events for inclusion in the year book and assist in the process of design, layout and sales.

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Wrapping Paper Sale Kick-off

September 7
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of September, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Maggie Fahner

The first fundraiser of the year featuring high-quality wrapping and home good items from Charleston Wraps. Orders will be fulfilled before Thanksgiving, so don't forget to support the Lincoln PTA while getting your holiday shopping done early! By selling quality gift wrap and home goods from Charleston Wrap, our school receives proceeds to support important PTA programs such as Science Night, Meet the Author and High-Interest Day. Some of Charleston Wrap's unique products will be on display in the school's entryway…

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Wrapping Paper Orders Due

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

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Maggie Fahner

The first fundraiser of the year featuring high-quality wrapping and home good items from Charleston Wraps. Orders will be fulfilled before Thanksgiving, so don't forget to support the Lincoln PTA while getting your holiday shopping done early! By selling quality gift wrap and home goods from Charleston Wrap, our school receives proceeds to support important PTA programs such as Science Night, Meet the Author and High Interest Day. Some of Charleston Wrap's unique products will be on display in the school's…

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Fitness Night

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every year that begins at 6:30pm on day 2 of October, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Fitness Night

Please join us for this fun-filled family fitness night! Bring the entire family to Lincoln to enjoy a fun filled evening of fitness and outdoor walk. Several Lincoln parents will be on site to help everyone get moving and burn calories while participating at different fitness stations during the outdoor walk. Enter school through the front office. Parents- don’t forget to wear your gym shoes. This night is for you too! Questions? Contact Mindy Hacker at FitnessNight@abelincolnpta.org.

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Halloween Costume Drive

October 4 - October 7
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 4 of October, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Community Outreach

Please donate clean and gently used costumes so all families can participate in the festivities. Volunteer This giving program is coordinated by the Community Outreach committee, learn more about their activities and how you can help.

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Winter Outerwear Drive

October 23 - November 10
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of October, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Leah King

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 3. Please donate clean, gently used: coats snow pants hats gloves Donations will be collected in the lobby of Abraham Lincoln Elementary…

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Holiday Sharing

November 1 - December 5
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of November, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Karen Lisook

The Holiday Sharing Program provides gift boxes for District 41’s neediest families.  In 2017, families will be assigned in November and gifts will be due Tuesday, 12/5. Lincoln students and families have an opportunity to help make the holidays special for these local families in multiple ways. Homerooms will sponsor a family, and students can participate by donating books, toys, clothing, or gift cards for this family. Lincoln parents and families can participate by sponsoring a child or an entire family. Individual donations of books,…

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Book Fair

November 30 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 8:30am on the first Monday of December, repeating indefinitely

An event every year that begins at 4:30pm on of November, repeating indefinitely

Telemation Room, 308 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 on Thursday, Nov 30th (6:30-8pm) or Friday, Dec 1st (8:30-11:30). 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…

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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 day 7 of December, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Mary Ferro

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.

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Room Party – Grades 1-5

December 22 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 pm
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An event every year that begins at 10:15am on day 22 of December, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Mindy Hacker

High Interest Day Lunch

February 2, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 2 of February, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
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

February 2, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of February, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
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. Legos Needed for High Interest Day!   Did you do some cleaning over the break and find that your lego supply is out of control?  Donate them to the High Interest Day Committee!  We offer a popular Lego Building Class and can always use more (even just a ziplock…

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Art Appreciation

March 1, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Liza Sury

Parents volunteer in each classroom twice a year and introduce students to various artists and their work. Fifth graders go to the Art Institute in April.

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Auction Night

March 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 6:30pm on of March, repeating indefinitely

Crowne Plaza Lombard, 1250 Roosevelt Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Auction Night

Enjoy this festive night out with other Lincoln parents while bidding on student/teacher events, and local business and family donations. Monies raised from the auction help support the super fun events the PTA puts on at our school.

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Fifth Grade Tea

May 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 9:00am on day 4 of May, repeating indefinitely

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

Committee Chairs: Sonalee Mamgain

Annual service project where students host local seniors citizens for tea and entertainment at school. Manners, service, baking, and hospitality are all practiced as part of the Abraham Lincoln community service project. Volunteers are needed to help students plan and host the event.

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Screen Free Week

May 7, 2019 - May 11, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 7 of May, repeating indefinitely

Committee Chairs: Lisa Wiedholz

Students are encouraged to turn off televisions and screens for a week with plenty of activities to keep them busy. Chairpersons coordinate and communicate the options for screen free week. Work with building administrators to decide on whole school reward for participation. Screen free week activities are already set. Need someone to step in and run it (print/deliver screen free week charts to teacher mailboxes, put up signs/reminders in the hallways).

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Hobby Night

May 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every year that begins at 6:30pm on of May, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Shannon Moyano

Hobby Night Hobby Night May 7th 6:30-7:30 Wondering what to do Monday, May 7th for entertainment during screen free week? Come to Hobby Night in the Old Gym where students from Lincoln will be sharing their amazing hobbies! From 6:30 to 7:30 you will be able to walk around and talk to the students about their hobbies and displays. In the past, displays included: rocks/ minerals, coins, stuff animals, baseball cards, erasers, artwork, robots, Pokemon cards, sports, fossils, and marbles. Come and join…

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Kindergarten Roundup

May 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every year that begins at 6:30pm on day 10 of May, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Ellen Brannegan

An opportunity for incoming kindergarten students and their parents to meet the school principal, teachers, and other Kindergarten families. Volunteers are needed for the event.

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Fifth Grade Mixer

May 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every year that begins at 6:00pm on of May, repeating indefinitely

Churchill Elementary, 240 Geneva Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Social event for all D41 5th graders.

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Volunteer Recognition

May 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 7:30pm on of May, repeating indefinitely

Committee Chairs: Chair Needed!

Invite PTA committee chairs and volunteers to nominate volunteers of the year. Plan an evening party to celebrate (late April). Honor "graduating" parents at 5th grade graduation.

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Birthday Board

June 30, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 30 of June, repeating indefinitely

Abe Lincoln Elementary, 308 Greenfield
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Birthday Board

Student birthdays are recognized each month with a decorative bulletin board.        Volunteer Chairpersons take turns decorating the birthday bulletin board outside the nurse's office.

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Box Tops for Education

June 30, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 30 of June, repeating indefinitely

Committee Chairs: Box Tops for Education

Help support the Abraham Lincoln PTA with Box Tops 4 Education! Students can turn in their Box Tops to their AM teacher. Need more info? Click here http://www.boxtops4education.com/

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Gift Cards

June 30, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 30 of June, repeating indefinitely

Committee Chairs: Gift Cards

Looking to buy gift cards for someone?  Or do you have anywhere that you shop you shop regularly?  Consider buying your gift cards through the Abe Lincoln PTA and we will earn a 1.25% - 16% rebate!  There is no fee to you - you get 100% of the value of your gift card. New 2017! Scrip gift card purchasing program We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Scrip for our gift card purchasing program. Scrip is…

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Web Store

June 30, 2019
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Yearly

Committee Chairs: Natalie Jaeger

Opening Soon! The PTA Webstore is closed for the summer as we transition to a new system.  Our new store will open in late August.   The PTA Webstore is available for Lincoln families to purchase PTA memberships, pay activity fees, and more!

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Amazon Smile

June 30, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 30 of June, repeating indefinitely

Committee Chairs: Natalie Jaeger

Follow this special link before shopping Amazon and a portion of the sale will go to Abe Lincoln PTA.

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Room Parents

June 30, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 30 of June, repeating indefinitely

TBD, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Mindy Hacker

Room Parent Registration will open Wednesday, August 30th 2017 at 9:00 pm. Our room parent committee procedures were updated last year and will continue 2017-2018 to: Give teachers greater authority over what happens in their classroom. Allow for more parents to volunteer at parties. There will be: 2 Head Room Parents per class. You may be a Head Room Parent for one classroom only. Only sign up for head room parent if you are willing to do everything on this list.…

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Student Services Parent Advisory Council – (SSPAC)

June 30, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 30 of June, repeating indefinitely

TBD, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

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. The committee works with all District 41 schools to offer educational workshops to families and community members. Group Co-Chairs 2017-2018 Lisa Brooks Kim Lechner Joint email at sspacd41@gmail.com School Liaisons 2017-2018* Ben Franklin           Susan Dudish-Poulsen       sdudish@comcast.net Churchill                  Lisa Brooks            …

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Website

June 30, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 30 of June, repeating indefinitely

Committee Chairs: Jessica Butimer

New in Fall 2016!  The PTA website will be updated with a new look that adheres to National PTA standards and looks great on any size device. Integrations with MailChimp, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Google Drive and others will consolidate and streamline PTA communication so you can stay connected in the way that suits you best. Each PTA Committee will have a page on the site, so you can learn more about what they offer, any upcoming events, how you can…

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