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300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
217/525-3236
 

Announcements for 11/8

November 7, 2012

Good morning, today is Thursday, November 8, and it is a B day.

Informational Open House will be held this evening from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Come to McDonald’s for dinner and raise money for Lincoln Magnet School! Proceeds from all purchases will support LMS Technology!
At the McDonald’s Restaurant located at South Grand and 5th Street
4:30 - 7:30

Students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grade may try out for the LMS Scholastic Bowl Team. Scholastic Bowl is a team competition very similar to "Team Jeopardy." Teams participate in a quiz competition including questions in the categories of Math, Science, History, Literature, Sports, Geography, Economics and Current Events. Students who are interested in participating should have a quick recall of facts as well as a strong academic background in a variety of subject areas.
Tryouts for this team take place over two weeks of Thursday after school sessions 2:30 ��“ 4:00. Students must provide written parent permission to participate in order to be considered for the team. This form is available on the table outside of Mr. Hampsey's office.
The following are taken into consideration when choosing the team members:
Written Test, Buzzer response Test, Attendance at Tryout Sessions, Teamwork, Behavior, School Attendance, Grades (eligibility) and teacher recommendation based on classroom performance (behavior and participation).
Students that were previously on the LMS Scholastic Bowl Team will NOT automatically be part of this year’s team! ALL students MUST try out!!!!

Both of the 2012 ��“ 2013 Tryout Sessions are Required:
Thursday, November 1st 2:30 ��“ 4:00
Thursday, November 8th 2:30 ��“ 4:00

The 2012 team will be announced before the beginning of Thanksgiving Break.

LMS Trivia Night:
Calling all LMS Parents and Friends….
The LMS Trivia Night and Silent Auction will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at The Pub at the Vinegar Hill Mall.
JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF FUN AND HELP SUPPORT TECHNOLOGY @ LMS. Cash Prizes for the top 3 winning teams!
$10 per team member (minimum of 8-10)
$15 for individuals
DOORS OPEN AT 6:15 QUESTIONS START AT 7:00
FREE NACHO BAR, COFFEE AND TEA PROVIDED BY The PUB 
SNACKS AND CASH BAR AVAILABLE.
This is an adult only event that features food, friends and fun! It is a great way to meet other parents and earn money for our school.
Contact Jennie Nichelson
51395@nichelson.com with any questions.
*NO OUTSIDE SNACKS OR DRINKS CAN BE BROUGHT INTO THE VENUE

Picture Retakes will be held on Nov. 8th.

6th Grade Volleyball Tryouts will be held on Nov. 16 and Nov. 19 at Ball Charter from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tryouts will be held on Nov. 21 at Ball Charter from 3:30-5:00 p.m. There will be a bus that will take LMS students to Ball Charter. Students will need their own ride home. Students are required to attend all tryout dates. If you have questions, please contact Mr. Hampsey at LMS or Coach Tatham at Ball Charter. There is a flyer on the activity table in the main hallway.


7th Grade Volleyball Tryouts will be held on Nov. 26 at Ball Charter from 3:30-5:30 p.m. There will be a bus that will take LMS students to Ball Charter. Students will need their own ride home. If needed, a second tryout will be held on Nov. 28 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

8th Grade Volleyball Tryouts will be held on Nov. 27 at Ball Charter from 3:30-5:30 p.m. There will be a bus that will take LMS students to Ball Charter. Students will need their own ride home. If needed, a second tryout will be held on Nov. 28 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Springfield High School Volleyball
Junior High Volleyball Clinic
Given by: Meghan Withers, Head Volleyball Coach at SHS
Saturday, November 17th, 2012
12:30pm-3:30pm ( 6th, 7th, and 8th graders)
Location: Springfield High School Gym
There is a flyer/registration form on the LMS activity table in the main hallway for those interested in attending this camp.

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, November 8
7th & 8th GBB practice @ BC 3:30-5:00 pm
7th BBB practice @ BC 5:00-6:30 pm
8th BBB practice @ BC 6:30-8:00 pm
No 6th GBB practice
No 6th BBB practice due to LMS Informational Open House
Girls on Track 2:30-4:00 pm
Jazz Band 2:30-4:00 pm

Friday, November 9
No 7th & 8th GBB practice
7th BBB @ Pleasant Plains TBA
8th BBB practice TBA
6th GBB practice @ BC 3:30-5:00 pm
IMSA 2:30-4:00 pm

Saturday, November 10
6th GBB vs. GMS @ WMS 8:00 & 8:45 am
6th BBB vs. GMS @ FMS 9:30 & 10:15 am
7th & 8th GBB practice TBA
7th BBB practice TBA
8th BBB practice @ BC 9:00-11:00 am
Girls on Track 5k Race @ Washington Park (packet pickup is 8:30 am with the race beginning at 10:00 am)