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Lincoln Magnet School

300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Thursday announcements

February 21, 2008

Today is Thursday, February 21, and it is a B day.

We will have a guest speaker on Friday, February 22 from 2:30-4:00. Mr. Terry Ransom will be speaking about the Underground Railroad. He has information to share about Illinois sites and the history of the Railroad in this area. Parents are welcome!

Here are the lunch choices for the rest of the month (subject to change)
Thurs., Feb. 21 Tacos
Friday, Feb. 22 Honey BBQ Rib sandwich
Mon., Feb. 25 Chicken Patty Sandwich
Tues., Feb. 26 Nachos
Wed., Feb. 27 Macaroni and cheese, Hot dogs
Thurs., Feb. 28 Hot ham and cheese, Chili
Fri., Feb. 29 Manager's choice (Surprise!)

The Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) is jut 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

Last year, we requested, and received, lots of snacks to distribute during the testing. It helped to make it through the stress of testing! We would really appreciate any items that you can send from the following list. There will be 28-30 students in each testing group.

Individually wrapped mints
Individually wrapped snacks (trail mix bars, fruit snacks)
Packaged trail mix (large bags)
Pretzels (large bags)
bottled water
Other healthy snacks

Thursday, February 21
Chess Club
Show Choir
7th/8th GVB game @ Jefferson 3:30
Activity Buses
6th GVB practice (time to be announced)

Friday, February 22
8th grade intramurals
Guest speaker Terry Ranson
Activity buses
6th GVB practice @ Ball Charter 3:30-5:00

Monday, March 3 No school