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Lincoln Magnet School

300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Announcements for 8/20

August 20, 2014

Today is Wednesday, August 20, and it is an A day for everyone.

School will be in session for a full day (8:00 am-2:30 pm) this week except for Wednesday. All District 186 students will be dismissed one hour early every Wednesday during the 2014-2015 School Year.

Drop off and Pick Up Procedures: Students who are car riders will need to be dropped off in the morning on the Capitol Street side of the building. Dismissal- parents may not park on Monroe Street (behind the building), 12th Street (east of the building), nor on Capitol Street (in front of the building). All other side streets, as well as the church parking lot on the corner of 12th Street & Monroe Street, may be used for student pick up.

Parking for visitors during the school day is permitted on the east side of 12th Street and the north side of Monroe Street. Parents should not drive on the blacktop to park, or for student drop off or pick up. **During the school day, the blacktop parking lot is reserved for LMS and District staff only.

The LMS Back To School Dance will be held this Friday from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Admission is $3. Activity busses will be available. Make sure to check the activity bus routes so that you know which activity bus to ride home.

Activity Bus Information: Only students that are eligible to ride a bus to and from school are permitted to ride an activity bus. Students that live within walking distance are not eligible to ride an activity bus.

6th Grade Girls Basketball Tryouts
When: August 20 & 21
Where: Ball Charter School
Time: 3:30-5:30 pm (LMS students will ride a bus over to BC for tryouts)
*Girls will need to wear appropriate shorts and shirts for the tryouts. Gym shoes are required to be worn during tryouts
*Parents/Family members are not permitted inside the gym or in the gym lobby area during tryouts
*Students will need to be picked up at Ball Charter @ 5:30 p.m.

7th & 8th Grade Girls Basketball Open Gyms: Open gyms will be held for LMS/Ball Charter 7th & 8th grade girls interested in trying out for girls basketball. All open gyms will be held at Ball Charter School:
8/20 6:00-7:00 pm
8/21 6:00-7:00 pm
8/25 6:00-7:00 pm
8/26 6:00-7:00 pm
8/28 6:00-7:00 pm

Wednesday, August 20
1:30 p.m. dismissal
7th/8th GBB Open Gym @ Ball Charter (BC) 6:00-7:00 pm
6th GBB Tryouts @ BC 3:30-5:30 pm
Baseball vs. Blesses Sacrament @ SE 4:30 pm
Softball practice @ SE 5:30-7:00 pm (no bus is available- girls will need a ride to and from practice)
Cross Country practice @ Lincoln Park 2:30-4:00 pm

Thursday, August 21
6th GBB Tryouts @ Ball Charter 3:30-5:30 pm
Cross Country practice @ Lincoln Park 2:30-4:00 pm
Softball @ Calvary 4:30 pm
Baseball practice @ SE 3:30-5:00 pm
7th & 8th GBB Open Gym @ BC 6:00-7:00 pm

Friday, August 22
Back to School Dance 2:30-4:00 pm (Activity busses are running)
Admission- $3

Saturday, August 23
Baseball vs. Calvary @ SE 9:00 a.m.