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Springfield, IL 62703
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Announcements 5/27

May 27, 2021

Good morning! It's Thursday, May 27th and it's our last Thursday together!

Happy Thursday Birthday to.... Adhem T. We hope you enjoy your day!!!

Welcoming Ritual: Looks like it's going to be a hot and rainy day! Do you like to play in the rain and or mud puddles?

TRACK: 

Congratulations to our Boys' Track Team, who finished Second in the City Meet yesterday at Lanphier High School. Our Lady Leopard Track Stars are the 2021 City Champions! Way to go! We are very proud of our team effort, sportsmanship, and achievement. 

Our individual City Champions: 

1600: Clayton B.

High Jump: Tim H.

100: Meredith G.

4x200 Relay: Imani J., Legacy W., Rachel B., Meredith G.

400: Akeelah K.

200: Meredith G.

800: Myla S.

MIDDLE SCHOOL SURVEY: Attention 6th & 7th Graders: Please take this athletic survey, so we can get an idea of what sports you would like to do next school year. Make sure to select Lincoln Magnet School and you will only be able to take this survey once.  https://forms.gle/UHVVjSd9owYLztyv6

Malik Turner Football Camp: Malik Turner, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver and Springfield native, will be hosting a FREE youth football camp this summer on Saturday, July 10th. Please visit link with a parent to sign up for this awesome opportunity!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/malik-turner-compete-with-leek-youth-football-camp-tickets-155710218455

Activity Table: Please make sure to visit the activity table in the main hall, outside Mrs. Lott's office 111, for summer camp opportunities. Remote students please call and Mrs. Lott can mail or email you copies.

ATTENTION Current 8th grade students interested in participating on a high school sports team next school year should complete the following survey:  https://forms.gle/NKBpncqXpkES7Fzb7

Bus Transportation Forms: Current 6th & 7th graders— Please have a parent complete the bus transportation form so that we will have bus information for you for next school year. Mrs. Heyen sent all parents an email with the form to be filled out. Please fill it out as soon as possible. If you are having trouble or need a paper copy please let an admin know.

Honors Night Videos: The 2021 Honors Night will be showcased remotely this year. We are excited to share with our families near and far these amazing recognitions. Videos will go live on our website at 6:00PM tonight! These videos will remain on our website throughout the summer and on Youtube.

Laptop Return for Remote Students: All Laptops will be collected June 2nd from 1:30 - 3:00 and June 3rd from 8:00 - 2:30. Please sign up for a return time via the email Mrs. Heyen sent to all parents, so that we can ensure adequate staff to help make the turn in process as smooth as possible. If one of these times does not work for you please let me know and we will try to find another solution. If you are attending summer school at LMS or a high school, touch base with Mrs. Sevener on the protocol for coming in or not.

Laptop Return for Hybrid Students: All Laptops will be collected June 2nd on the last day of school. If you have plans not to come on the last day, although we encourage everyone to attend as it will be fun, please see Mrs. Sevener or Mr. VanDerSlik to get your device and charging cord turned in. All students will keep their laptop bag with them over the summer. If you are attending summer school at LMS or a high school, you will keep your device with you on the lats day of school.

National Grape Popsicle Day: Since summer is just around the corner, May 27th calls for warm weather, sunshine, and National Grape Popsicle Day. In San Francisco, California, in 1905, 11-yr-old Frank Epperson was outside on his porch, mixing water with a white powdered flavoring to make soda.  Upon going inside, he left it there on the porch with the stirring stick still in it.  That night the temperature reached a record low and the following morning, Frank discovered the drink had frozen to the stick. Years later, in 1922, Epperson introduced his treat at a fireman’s ball where it was a huge success. Then in 1923, he made and sold his frozen treat-on-a-stick at an amusement park in Alameda, California.  Epperson applied for a patent in 1924 for his frozen confectionery, which he called “Epsicle” ice pop.  He then renamed it “Popsicle“.

 

Events: 

Thursday, May 27th

BETA Reimagine*Recreate*Recycle project @1:30-3:00PM in ART Room

Volleyball Conditioning @5:30-7:00PM at Ball Charter gym (current team members only)

Friday, May 28th

BETA Reimagine*Recreate*Recycle project @1:30-3:00PM in ART Room

Monday, May 31st- NO SCHOOL

Memorial Day Holiday