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Inside Out Club Registration by Friday 10/5 (Free – Registration Required)

October 5
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Annie Murphy

The Inside Out Club is coming to Abraham Lincoln this year! Limited to 25 Spots, FREE Registration by 10/5/2018, 1st & 2nd Grade Only, Return Permission Slips to Your Teacher Inside Out Club Permission Slip Fall 2018-downloadable Dates:  October 11, November 1,  November 29, December 13 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…

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SkyDome Planetarium is Coming to Lincoln

October 5
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Lincoln’s PTA is bringing this amazing experience to our grades 1-5 students. What is a SkyDome? It’s a huge blow-up dome students enter to view and learn about the stars and planets projected on the walls all around them. Hmm.... do we have any future NASA engineers or Astronomers out there?

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Birthday Board – October

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

Committee Chairs: May Boury

  Celebrating our K-5th grade October birthdays! Who decorates the Birthday Board? Birthday Board Chairs and volunteers get creative and take turns decorating each month's bulletin board.   Where is the Birthday Board located? Front entrance circle at Abraham Lincoln School.  Come check it out next time you visit the school/office!   Interested in volunteering?   Click on the link below and sign up under Birthday Board. Questions?  Contact Birthdays@abelincolnpta.org   The PTA provides funding and coordinates volunteers for a…

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No School – Holiday or Institute Day

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

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

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

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

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It’s time to FILL THE CUBBIES!!

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

Committee Chairs: Sarah Nilsson

It’s finally here! Fill the Cubbies is Abraham Lincoln’s effort to collect nonperishable items for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. Collections will be accepted Thursday, October 11th, 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,…

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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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Veterans Day Assembly- Registration Deadline

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

Committee Chairs: Stacey Koszela

4th & 5th Grade Lincoln Families -  We would like to celebrate our Lincoln Veterans by asking them to attend an assembly in honor of their service to our country.  If you have a friend or family member who has served/is serving in the armed forces whom you believe would like to participate, please complete the form that was sent home with your student and return it by Friday, October 19th to your student’s teacher.  After receiving your form, we…

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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

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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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Parent/Teacher Conference Scheduler – closes today at 2 p.m.

November 2
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

The parent/teacher conference scheduler in Skyward closes Friday, November 2nd at 2:00 p.m. Please sign up before then. If you need assistance, please contact Amy in the Lincoln Office at 630-790-6475.  

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Donate Candy for the Troops- LAST DAY!

November 5
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Natalie Jaeger

Between November 1st-5th, the  5th grade ambassadors started the ‘Candy for the Troops’ drive.  At the Halloween classroom party, students were given a brown paper bag to decorate, draw pictures or write a kind message thanking the troops for their service. Students will be greeted by a 5th grade ambassador at the school main doors (Door 1) during morning drop-off starting Thursday, November 1st through Monday, November 5th.  Please consider giving a portion of your candy from Trick-or-Treating.  The troops love receiving…

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Teacher Appreciation Dinner – Italian Night

November 5 @ 2:45 pm - 3:00 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 first evening of conferences on Monday, November 5th.   The theme is "Italian Night". Barone's will provide the hot italian main dish. Can you help with salads and desserts?  If so, please signup online HERE. Please deliver your food to the front office by 2:45 on Monday,  so we will have time to set it up before the end of the school day.  After…

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Chess Club

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on January 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

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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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Student Services Parent Advisory Council – (SSPAC)

November 7 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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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
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Stacey Koszela

4th & 5th Grade Lincoln Families -  We would like to celebrate our Lincoln Veterans by asking them to attend an assembly in honor of their service to our country.  If you have a friend or family member who has served/is serving in the armed forces whom you believe would like to participate, please complete the form that was sent home with your student and return it by Friday, October 19th to your student’s teacher.  After receiving your form, we…

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Book Club- Calling all 2nd and 3rd Graders!

November 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Abe Lincoln Elementary, 380 Greenfield Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Committee Chairs: Jami Dougherty

Join us for Lincoln's first ever after school Book Club on Friday, November 9th from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Mrs. Bishop's classroom (Room 152) How do I join? 1.  Sign up HERE. 2. Read The Zach and Zoe Mysteries: The Missing Baseball by Mike Lupica by yourself or with a parent. 3. Copies of the book will be available in your classroom. 4. Come ready to discuss it with your classmates. 5. Bring a nut free snack from home. 6. Pick up…

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Winter Outerwear Drive – Donate by November 12th

November 12
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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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PTA Meeting

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

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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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Dad’s Exercise Night (DEN)

November 13 @ 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 Dinner- Chili Bar

November 15 @ 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 @ 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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Spirit Day

November 16
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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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