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Character Trait for February:




-being truthful in all situations and settings

-being a trustworthy student (can be counted upon)

-being sincere

-playing fairly (ex: following rules in a game at recess)

-sharing their opinion in a kind, thoughtful way

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Book Fair

Book Fair

Published: February 10, 2015

Join us in sharing a love of reading with our students at the Lincoln School Scholastic Book Fair on February 17-19.  It is a great way to connect your child with books that he/she wants to read, all the while helping enrich the reading material at Lincoln School!  Your child's class will be visiting our Book Fair next week and bringing home a Wish List of books he/she is interested in reading.  parents are welcome to visit or shop the Book Fair anytime during fair hours:

Tuesday & Wednesday 8:00 a.m.-3:00 pm (Main Hall)

Thursday 8:00 am-11:00 am (Main Hall) and 6-7:30 pm (GYM)

Families are also welcome to shop the Lincoln School Scholastic Online Book Fair anytime through February 28th!!!  You will find lots of great books your child will love.  This is a great way for out of town family members to get involved with your child's reading as well.  All books will be shipped for FREE to Lincoln School.


Thank you for your dedication to developing lifelong readers!

Your support is a GENEROUS gift to Lincoln School!

Please feel free to contact the Book Fair Committee with any questions or concerns at [email protected] .

Published: February 6, 2015

Congratulations to Mrs. Brooks first graders! They collected the most donations in our "Coin War" to raise money for the Children's Hospital of Illinois as part of the Gameball Run fundraising activities going on throughout the Morton School District.  The first graders collected $300.87 during the "Coin War."  Second place went to Mr. Rudd's fifth graders, who collected $279.21.  Coming in a close third place were the third graders in …

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January Results for Box Top Competition

January Results for Box Top Competition

Published: February 2, 2015

The results are in for the January portion of our Box Top Competition!  New to the leaderboard are the following:

3rd Place- Mr. Rudd's 5th grade with 251 Box Tops

2nd Place- Mrs. Hoelscher's AM Kindergarten with 301 Box Tops

1st Place belongs to Mrs. Roth's 2nd Grade with 429 Box Tops!!

In the overall standings we have:

3rd Place-Mrs. Knepp's 3rd Grade~1078 tops

2nd Place-Mrs. Mill's 6th Grade~1095 tops

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Gameball Run Updates

Gameball Run Updates

Published: January 27, 2015

There is a Coin Collection Competition going on at Lincoln for the Gameball Run!  As of Monday, January 26th Lincoln Elementary has collected over $1500 in coins.  When looking at individual classroom totals we have the following classes leading in the collection of coins:

4th Place    Mrs. Feucht's class with $142.93

3rd Place   Mrs. Knepp's class with $152.67

2nd Place  Mrs. Guetschow's class with $181.77

AND in 1st …

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2015 Geography Bee Complete

2015 Geography Bee Complete

Published: January 13, 2015

Lincoln Elementary School held its annual School Geography Bee on Monday, January 12th. Ten students from grade 4, 5, and 6 participated in front of an audience of 3rd-6th graders.  After several rounds where students geography, map skills and knowledge of various states, countries, continents and bodies of water were tested, fifth grader Jack Hatfield emerged as our school champion.  Finishing as runner up was fourth grader Jackson Hillyard.  Maggie …

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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Published: January 5, 2015

Christmas Break is over and we have moved into January with a distinct change in the weather.  Who knows how much snow and cold we will have this month.  December was fairly mild but January is certainly looking to make up for that mild weather.  

We have several things coming up early this month.  Please keep an eye out for these DATES TO REMEMBER in JANUARY.

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