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Lincoln Magnet School

300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Announcements for 8/27

August 27, 2015

Good morning! Today is Thursday, August 27, and it is a B Day for everyone.

Welcome Back Dance is this Friday from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Admission to the dance is $3. Concessions will be sold.

Reminder... The LMS Meet The Teacher Night is Monday, August 31st, 2015
 from 6:00-7:00.
Sixth grade families and families new to LMS are invited to join us in the gym at 6:00 p.m. for a back-to-school welcome.
Seventh and Eighth Grade Families are encouraged to tour the building and follow your students schedule to meet the teachers!
* 8th Grade Families - Please join Mrs. Devlin and Mrs. Mitts for a History Fair overview at 5:30. Resources and examples will be available for viewing.
Spirit wear and agenda mates will be available in the main hall starting at 5:15 until 6:45.
Please make sure to visit the PTO table in the main hallway to find out more information about upcoming events, sign up for a committee and support your school!
* Parking is available on Monroe St., 12th street and in the church parking lot.
Please call LMS if you have any questions.

There will be a mandatory Cross Country Parent meeting on August 31following Meet the Teacher Night @ 7:00 p.m. in the gym. Coach Lynn and Mr. Hampsey will share important information with parents.

There will be an Open Gym for any 7th & 8th grade girl interested in trying out for the 7th/8th girls basketball teams.
When: Thursday, August 27

Where: Ball Charter School

Time: 5:30-6:30 pm

7th & 8th Girls Basketball Tryouts will be held on Monday, August 31 at Ball Charter School from 7:15-8:15 p.m. Tryouts will also be held on Tuesday, September 1 at Ball Charter School from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (8:00 p.m. if needed).

School will be in session for a full day (8:00 am-2:30 pm) this week except for today. All District 186 students will be dismissed one hour early every Wednesday during the 2015-2016 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.
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.
Activity Bus Information: Students must live in the Lincoln school bus area to be eligible to ride an activity bus.

Thursday, August 27
Cross Country practice @ Lincoln Park 2:30-4:00 pm (4:15 pm activity busses are running for those students living within the LMS school bus area)
Softball vs. St. Agnes @ SE 4:30 pm
6th Grade GBB Tryouts @ Ball Charter 3:30-5:15 pm (LMS girls will ride a bus to Ball Charter for tryouts)- Girls should be dressed for tryouts: tennis shoes, shorts, t-shirt, and water bottle
7th & 8th GBB Open Gym @ Ball Charter 5:30-6:30 pm

Friday, August 28
Welcome Back Dance 2:30-4:00 pm
Baseball vs. Pleasant Plains @ SE 4:30 pm
Cross Country practice @ Lincoln Park 2:30-4:00 pm
Softball practice @ SE 3:30-5:15 pm
6th GBB practice @ Ball Charter 3:30-5:15 pm

Saturday, August 29
Softball @ Mt. Olive Tournament

Monday, August 31
7th & 8th GBB Tryouts @ Ball Charter (BC) 7:15-8:15 pm

Tuesday, September 1
7th & 8th GBB Tryouts @ BC 6:30-7:30 pm (8:00 pm if needed)