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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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Valentine Donations Needed

January 22
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Gina Berglund

The PTA is collecting valentines for students who may not be able to obtain them on their own. A collection bin will be located in the lobby starting Tuesday, January 22.  Please turn in your donations by Thursday, February 7 so that students have plenty of time to fill them out before the class parties.  Thank you for helping ensure that all students are able to participate in this tradition!

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High Interest Day Lunch

January 25
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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

Help with High Interest Day Lunch! Please help us reward the teachers and parents that volunteer their time to make High Interest Day such a success with a good lunch! Sandwiches will be provided, but we need volunteers to bring various beverage and side items (salads, chips, veggies, desserts, etc.) to complete the lunch. Please click on the link below and volunteer for one or more spots.  We appreciate any help you can provide! High Interest Day Lunch

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High Interest Day

January 25
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!  Click here to sign up.   Questions? Contact Erin or Carla at HighInterestDay@abelincolnpta.org.  

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Fifth Grade Drama “Not Your Momma’s Fairytale”

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Gym, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Fifth Grade Drama

A comedic twist on the classic fairytales you have always loved - come see how Cinderella, the Three (or Four?) Little Pigs, and others find themselves in some mischief and how they get out of it!  Please come support your Lincoln 5th Grade Drama Club in this magical performance. Date:  Saturday, February 2nd 7pm in the old gym.  Great for all ages!

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Valentine Donations Needed- Deadline

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

Committee Chairs: Gina Berglund

The PTA is collecting valentines for students who may not be able to obtain them on their own. A collection bin will be located in the lobby starting Tuesday, January 22.  Please turn in your donations by Thursday, February 7 so that students have plenty of time to fill them out before the class parties.  Thank you for helping ensure that all students are able to participate in this tradition!

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2nd/3rd Grade Book Club

February 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jami Dougherty

Friday, February 8th from 3:30-4:30.  Sign up HERE for the February Book Club meeting. The February book is: Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker by Shelley Johannes **Note that students must register online in order to attend. ** How does my child join? Sign up by clicking on the above link for the corresponding month. Read the assigned book. Copies of the book will be available in your child's classroom. Come ready to discuss the book with your classmates. Bring a nut free…

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

February 9

Committee Chairs: Sundee Swinford

Even though the official holiday season is over, there is still time to utilize our gift card buying option through Scrips for a nice Valentines Day gift or any upcoming needs you may have for the rest of the winter (i.e. birthdays, thank your for a team coach, etc) and early Spring. 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 pay for everyday purchases…

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Scripps Spelling Bee

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Gym, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Carrie Brondyke

2019 Spelling Bee Tuesday, February 12, Old Gym Events starting at 530pm and 7pm Competitors Check-in 15 minutes Prior 1st & 2nd grade Spelling Bee 5:30-6:30pm This will be a fun introduction to spelling bees, and is designed to build confidence in our younger students. Please review any classroom weekly spelling lists or the Scripps “All School” Word list linked below – concentrating most on the first 4 columns, which are geared toward younger spellers. *Please note that this is not an official Bee,…

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Room Party – AM K

February 14 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jennifer Huard

Room Party – PM K and Grades 1-5

February 14 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jennifer Huard

SIP Day

February 15 @ 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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2019 Auction Night

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Abbington, 3S002 IL Route 53
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jacquelyn Casazza

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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Spirit Day

February 28
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Liz Callaway

Students show their school spirit by wearing school colors & Spirit Wear. Today is Fan Favorite Day!

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GPS: Understanding Children Who Challenge Us

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Glenbard South, 23W200 Butterfield Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Glenbard Parent Series Jessica Minahan Thursday, February 28th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Stop Shouting and Start Understanding Children Who Challenge Us: Anxiety and More Click HERE for more details.

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No School – Holiday or Institute Day

March 1
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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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Science Night on 3/7- Volunteers Needed!

March 4
308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Calling all parents, we need your help to make Science Night a success!   Science Night is Thursday, March 7th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Old Gym. Please sign up to be at one of our tables.  Easy and fun!  We will have all the tools for you for the night.  You will be impressing kids by making a volcano erupt, make slime, or having a canister fly into the air! Please sign up HERE Questions?  Email: ScienceNight@abelincolnpta.org  

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Student Services Parent Advisory Council – (SSPAC)

March 6 @ 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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GPS: Using the Power of Dialogue

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Glenbard South, 23W200 Butterfield Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Glenbard Parent Series Qasim Rashid Wednesday, March 6th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Talk to Me: Using the Power of Dialogue to Overcome Racism, Intolerance and Violence Click HERE for more details.

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Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch- Mardi Gras

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Liz Therkildsen

We are going to celebrate Lincoln's staff and all the wonderful things they do for our children. Let's try to Chase Away the Winter Blues as we show them how much we care! The Thursday, March 7th luncheon theme is Mardi Gras - jambalaya, creole, rice, salads, desserts, or any idea. On the sign-up, we have listed ideas we found on Pinterest! The Friday, March 8th luncheon theme is a Candy Bar- "We're Sweet on You". Everything can be dropped…

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Science Night

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Gym, 308 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Science Night

Flubber, Slime and The Egg Drop: Science Night is almost here! We will demonstrate the wonders of science in a fun-filled event.   For 2019, we will again have the Lincoln Egg Drop Contest.  Who can build a package to drop an egg (without breaking) from the ceiling?  Packages will need to be made prior to Science Night at home by the child or team according to a set of rules.  (Click HERE for the rules) The package will need…

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Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch- Candy Bar

March 8
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Liz Therkildsen

We are going to celebrate Lincoln's staff and all the wonderful things they do for our children. Let's try to Chase Away the Winter Blues as we show them how much we care! The Thursday, March 7th luncheon theme is Mardi Gras - jambalaya, creole, rice, salads, desserts, or any idea. On the sign-up, we have listed ideas we found on Pinterest! The Friday, March 8th luncheon theme is a Candy Bar- "We're Sweet on You". Everything can be dropped…

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2nd/3rd Grade Book Club

March 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jami Dougherty

Friday, March 8th from 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Register HERE for the March Book Club meeting. The March book is: Warren & Dragon: 100 Friends by Ariel Bernstein **Note that students must register online in order to attend. ** How does my child join? Sign up by clicking on the above link. Read the assigned book. Copies of the book will be available in your child's classroom. Come ready to discuss the book with your classmates. Bring a nut free snack and a water bottle…

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PTA Meeting

March 12 @ 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

March 12 @ 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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GPS: Joyful Children

March 13
IL United States

Glenbard Parent Series A Day with Katie Hurley Wednesday, March 13th Joyful Children: Peaceful Families at 9:30 a.m.; Location: Marquardt District Admin Center, 1860 Glen Ellyn Rd, Glendale Heights, IL No More Mean Girls or Boys: Raising Joyful Children in Stressful Times at 12:00 p.m.; Location: Marquardt District Admin Center, 1860 Glen Ellyn Rd, Glendale Heights, IL No More Mean Girls or Boys: Raising Joyful Children in Stressful Times at 7:00 p.m.; Location: Glenbard North, 990 Kuhn Rd, Carol Stream, IL…

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Spirit Day

March 15
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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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GPS: Own Your Own Future

March 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Glenbard West, 670 Crescent Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Glenbard Parent Series VaLarie Humphrey Saturday, March 16th from 11:30-1:00 p.m. Own Your Own Future & Leadership Recognition Event Click HERE for more details.

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Dad’s Exercise Night (DEN)

March 19 @ 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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