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Lincoln Magnet School

300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Thursday announcements

March 6, 2008

Today is Thursday, March 6, and it is an A day.

The 8th grade GVB team played 3 great games in Taylorville last night at the regional tournament. The girls lost the first game by a few points, won the second, and ended up losing the 3rd game by several points. The games were exciting, and the girls played very well! Congratulations on a great season!

Lincoln Magnet School will be the recipient of 20% of all sales at the Pizza Hut on 6th and South Grand (1420 South. 6th) on Thursday, March 20th. What a great way to kick off spring break! We have fundraiser vouchers which are valid all day starting at 11:00 a.m. until the close of business. You may dine in, carry out, or have delivery as long as you live in the delivery radius for that store. If you want just carry out or delivery, you can order out of the 2341 W. Monroe location and get the 20% credit for LMS. We will have the vouchers available to download from the website, or you may pick them up at school. The voucher is required, or we don't get the credit.

Springfield High School Scarlet Line Poms will be holding their tryouts and workshop from April 7-10. There will also be an informational meeting on March 17th at 4:00pm at Springfield, in room 352. If any young ladies are interested in trying out, tryout packets will be available as of March 10th and at the informational meeting.

Expanding Your Horizons in Math, Science and Technology-A hands-on career conference for girls in 6th, 7th and 8th grade, will be held at the Public Affairs Center at U of I at Springfield on Saturday, March 8. There are workshops for students and parents. The cost is $10.00 per person. For more information, log on to www.aauw-il.org/springfield, or call 529-4165 Meise Fahsl. This is a great opportunity-don't miss it!

Here are the lunch choices for the rest of the month (subject to change)
Thurs., March 6 Hot dogs/Ham and Cheese
Fri., March 7 Fish sandwich/Macaroni and Cheese
Mon., March 10 Grilled Chicken patty
Tues., March 11 Tacos in a Bag
Wed., March 12 Cheese stix w/ sauce
Thurs., March 13 BBQ Honey pork sandwich
Fri., March 14 Fish sandwich/grilled cheese
Mon. March 17 Sloppy Joe/Hot dog
Tues., March 18 Popcorn chicken
Wed., March 19 Spaghetti dunkers
Thurs. March 20 Manager's Choice
(Spring Break!)

The Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) is just around the corner! The ISAT measures individual student achievement and shows how well students and schools are performing based on the Illinois Learning Standards. The test results also identify areas of strength and weakness for students and schools. The ISAT tests will be given to all sixth, seventh and eighth students during March 3-14, 2008. Parents should make every effort possible to have their child at school and arriving on time during this testing. Listed below are the areas that each grade level will be tested.

Sixth Grade: Reading, Math and Writing
Seventh Grade: Reading, Math and Science
Eighth Grade: Reading, Math and Writing

Thursday, March 6
Solo and ensemble help with Mrs. Lerch
6th GVB practice (B team) @ Ball Charter
Track 6th-8th (for students who have not done track before)
Activity buses
8th grade Volleyball Regional @ Taylorville 6:00

Friday, March 7
8th grade Intramurals
8th grade Volleyball Regional @ Taylorville 6:00

Saturday, March 8
Spelling Bee
6th GVB @ Ball Charter-8:00/8:45
Solo and Ensemble Contest @ Springfield High

March 4-14- ISAT testing

Monday, March 10- Parent 1-to-1 computer training at FMS 5:30-7:00

Tuesday, March 11- Cumulative folder training at Stanton Avenue

Wednesday, March 19
Spring pictures in the morning

Thursday, March 20- Pizza Hut fundraiser for LMS