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Lincoln Magnet School

300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Daily Announcements-Thursday

October 21, 2009

Good morning! Today is Thursday, October 22nd, and it is an A Day for everyone!

Red Ribbon Week continues today. Red Ribbon Week is a time devoted to creating a healthy, drug free future for America. Help celebrate being drug free each day this week by:

Thursday-Give Drugs the Slip—
Donate your quarters and wear your slippers.

Friday-Wear red to show being DRUG FREE is our responsibility—Donate your dollars and wear red!!

All money will be donated to the United Way. The grade level that collects the most money will receive a special surprise.

Parent/Teacher Conferences:
This year October 30th will be used as a full day for Parent/Teacher Conferences. Additionally, each school will hold conferences on October 29th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Please call the office at 525-3236 between October 19th - October 23rd to set up your appointment.
Each school strives to have one hundred percent participation from their parents. Please make every effort to attend your child’s conference. All student report cards will be distributed during parent/teacher conferences. Additional information can be found on our homepage.

Mini-Cheerleading Tryouts:
There are a few openings on the cheerleading team. If you are a 7th or 8th grade girl interested in trying out for cheerleading, please sign up outside of Mrs. Erickson’s door. The tryout will be tonight at Lincoln from 5-6:00p.m. It will consist of learning a couple of sideline cheers and different jumps.

BETA Club’s first meeting of the year is today in the cafeteria. This is for students who were a part of BETA last year.

Girls on Track will join WMS in running a 5K at Memorial Stadium today. The event is not a race, but a celebration of the group celebrating accomplishing a challenging goal. We are very proud of you girls!

Mark your Calendars…

The famous LMS Fall Dance will be held on Friday, October 23rd from 6:30-8:00 at Lincoln Magnet. Cost will be $5.00 at the door. This is a PTO sponsored event and they will provide snacks, refreshments and pizza.
Also, the Southeast Art Club will be transforming our top floor into a haunted house.

Parents, we are asking for donations of 2 liter bottles of soda and cookies. If you are able to donate, please send them to school by Thursday, October 22nd .


Thursday, October 22nd
Girls on Track running the 5K at Memorial Stadium (There is a bus to get there and home)
Festival of Trees Workshop (2:30-4:00)
Cheer Practice (3:00-5:00)
Cheerleading Mini-Tryouts (5-6:00)
Activity buses
7th / 8th GBB vs. Pleasant Plains @ Plains(4:30)
6th Grade Boys’ Basketball Practice at Ball Charter (7-8:30)
Soccer Practice (@ Soccer World 5:30-7:00)

Friday, October 23rd
IMSA Meets (2:30-4:00)
6th Grade Girls Basketball Practice (3:30-5)
Activity buses

**Fall Dance at LMS from 6:30-8:00!

Saturday, October 24th
Barnes and Noble Bookfair (2:00-9:00p.m.)
6GBB vs. FMS (8:00 @ FMS)
6BB vs. GMS (9:30 @ JMS)
7th / 8th Girls Basketball Practice CANCELLED

Thursday, October 29th—1:30 Early Dismissal—
Parent/Teacher Conferences

Friday, October 30th—No School—
Parent/Teacher Conferences