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Winter Outerwear Drive – Donate by November 12th

November 12, 2018
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One event on November 12, 2018 at 12:00am

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

Committee Chairs: Gina Berglund

October 22 - Monday, November 12, 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 Monday, November 12. Please donate clean, gently used: coats snow pants hats gloves Donations will be…

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Teacher Appreciation Dinner- Chili Bar

November 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Liz Therkildsen

We are going to treat the teachers to a warm DINNER before they start their final evening of conferences on Thursday, November 15th. The theme is "Chili Bar" - chili, chips, salads, desserts, fruit, or anything else.  Sign-up online HERE. Please list a food description in the sign-up, so everyone will see the variety of ideas. Deliver your food to the front office by 2:45 on Thursday,  so we will have time to set it up before 3:30.  Please be timely,…

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Parent/Teacher Conferences

November 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 7, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on November 13, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 4:00pm

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

November 5th, 7th, 13th, 15th 4:00-8:00 p.m.  

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No School – Fall Break

November 19, 2018 - November 23, 2018
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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 30, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on November 30, 2018 at 8:30am

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

Committee Chairs: Angela Andrianopoulous

The Book Fair is Coming! The Book Fair is Coming! Parents, get excited!  Lincoln PTA is hosting an Anderson’s Book Fair again this year!  The Book Fair will be open for sales during the days and times below.  Be sure to mark your calendars! Thursday, November 29th from 2:30 PM – 8:00 PM -and- Friday, November 30th from 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM Book Previews  Your child will have an opportunity to preview this year’s terrific selection of books during school hours…

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Parent Presentation: Strategies to support language growth

December 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Churchill Elementary, 240 Geneva Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

The District 41 Language Programs Department and the Bilingual Parent Advisory Council (BPAC) proudly present language acquisition expert Dr. Helena Curtain on Tuesday, December 4, 6 p.m., Churchill Elementary School, 240 Geneva Road in Glen Ellyn. Helena Curtain, Ph. D. is an internationally-known expert on second language teaching methodology, curriculum development, and bilingual education who has worked as a language educator at all levels. Dr. Curtain will talk about aspects of growing in a new language and share strategies for…

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Holiday Store

December 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 5:30pm on day 5 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: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM 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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Lost & Found Clean Out Day- Last Day to check 12/7

December 7, 2018
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Sundee Swinford

The lost and found is getting a bit crowded lately!  Please ask your children to check the lost and found for any missing items or please feel free to stop by yourself and have a look.  This would be a great thing to try and do before heading out on Thanksgiving break. Please note the lost and found will be emptied out and ALL items donated no later than Friday, December 7th. Good luck locating your missing items and stay…

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Teacher/Staff Holiday Class Gift- Last Day to Contribute

December 7, 2018

Committee Chairs: Ellen Brannegan

Get your teacher gift giving done early!  Contribute to your child’s Holiday class gift and donate to other Lincoln teachers/staff on our PTA Webstore by 12/7.  Look for the “Teacher/Staff Holiday Gifts” icon under the "Featured" tab of the Webstore. Monies collected will purchase Scripps cards via PTA. Room parents present gifts to teachers at their class Holiday Party.   Donations for the Holiday Gift will be accepted through MIDNIGHT on Friday December 7th.  Any increment is accepted, and multiple teachers/staff (including aides) can be recognized.  Don’t…

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Lost and Found Clean Out Day- Deadline extended 12/10

December 10, 2018
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Sundee Swinford

  The deadline to search the lost and found has been updated to end of day Monday, December 10th. PLEASE ask your child to check for missing items or stop by the school on Monday to claim any of your children's items.  There are some nice jackets in there that we want to ensure get claimed before we clean it out and donate. Please note the lost and found will be emptied out and ALL items donated no later than…

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Buy Gift Cards and Raise Money for the Abraham Lincoln PTA!

December 11, 2018

Committee Chairs: Sundee Swinford

Deadline for December orders is Tuesday, December 11th Enrollment code 5EEL45CC55639 We are excited to announce we have partnered with Scrip once again for our gift card purchasing program.  Scrip fundraising is a program that enables families to raise money for Abraham Lincoln PTA.  Now that Halloween is over and we are officially in the holiday and gift-giving season, please don’t forget the ease and convenience Scrip provides to buy that specific gift card you are looking for.  Additionally, Scrip is another way to…

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Lincoln Student Ambassadors’ Toy Drive- last day 12/11

December 11, 2018
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Virginia Kotarba

Your Lincoln Student Ambassadors are having a toy drive benefitting to support the Glen Ellyn Junior Women’s Club’s Annual Family Christmas Adoption Program. We need new, unwrapped toys, especially books and crafts are needed and much appreciated. You can drop off these items at the Lincoln lobby.  The last day to drop off items is Tuesday, December 11th.  The GEJWC relies heavily on donations from the local schools to create their Christmas baskets for the family adoption program. While shopping during the…

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Character Counts Ambassadors

December 12, 2018 @ 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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Teacher Appreciation Luncheon- Volunteers Needed!

December 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Liz Therkildsen

We are going to treat the teachers to a “Naughty & Nice” lunch on Thursday, December 13th and would love your help! We will have “Nice” healthy sandwiches and sides but also some “naughty” not so healthy but oh so yummy sides and a huge cookie spread for dessert. You can deliver your item anytime between school drop off and 10:30. If you are interested in contributing but can’t get the item to school, please email teacherlunch@abelincolnpta.org and one of our committee…

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Inside Out Club Meeting

December 13, 2018 @ 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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Room Party – AM K

December 20, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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

SIP Day

December 21, 2018 @ 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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Community Outreach VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

December 21, 2018 @ 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, 2018

Committee Chairs: Cristine Ben

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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Auction Night- Tickets go on sale today!

January 14

Committee Chairs: Jacquelyn Casazza

A Night at the Grammys! Annual Parents' Night Out- Trivia and Fundraiser February 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Do you have a favorite Grammy red carpet moment or performance?  Get ready to hatch from an egg like Lady Gaga or wear Pharrell's hat that launched a thousand memes!  You'll get to dress up as your favorite artists/theme with your trivia partners, in tables of 10.  You'll get to decorate your table too!  Start those creative juices flowing!!  (We can…

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PTA Meeting

January 15 @ 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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Chess Club

January 15 @ 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)

January 15 @ 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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Teacher Appreciation Lunch

January 17
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Megan Lowrie

We are going to try to keep the teacher's warm and toasty this week a Baked Potato Bar Luncheon. We will make the potatoes, but can you help with the toppings and sides?  If so, please signup online at https://go.abelincolnpta.org/TeacherLunch. Please deliver your food to the front office by 11AM on Thursday,  so we will have time to set it up.  All dishes will be rinsed and in the office for pickup Friday morning.  Thank you for offering to show our teachers how…

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Spirit Day

January 18
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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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5Essentials Annual Survey- Complete by January 18th!

January 18

Please take the 5Essentials Annual Survey to help us understand your satisfaction with your child’s school.  The 5Essentials Survey is administered by the State of Illinois and it helps inform decisions at each of our schools and as a District.  We need 20 percent of parents at each school to participate in order to receive results. Please take the time to share your feedback! Thank you for your support and partnership. We sincerely appreciate the time you take to fill…

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2nd/3rd Grade Book Club

January 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jami Dougherty

Save the date! Friday, January 18th from 3:30-4:30.  Sign up HERE for the January Book Club meeting. The January book is: Time Jumpers: Stealing the Sword It will be available in your child's classroom on Monday, January 7th. How does my child join? Sign up by clicking on the above link for the corresponding month. Read the assigned book.  More information coming soon! Copies of the book will be available in your child's classroom. Come ready to discuss the book with…

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