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Lincoln Magnet School

300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Announcements 8/20

August 20, 2019

Good morning! Today is Tuesday, August 20, and it is a B Day for everyone!

Today's baseball game against Rochester will be played at Southeast @ 4:30 p.m.

Today's softball game will be played in Raymond @ 4:30 p.m.

Cross Country- Calling all runners interested in joining the Cross Country Team should plan on attending our first information practice on Tuesday, August 20th, after school from 2:30-4:00 pm. Be sure to come dressed for a workout. All runners must have a current physical on file or a doctor's appointment scheduled in order to continue participating. Ball Charter students will ride a bus to LMS. Please make sure your student knows their activity bus and stop location. LMS students must be eligible for regular bus transportation to LMS in order to ride an activity bus. Ball Charter students are eligible to ride an activity bus if they do not live within walking distance of LMS. Parents may also pick up their student promptly at 4:15pm. 

There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting for students participating in Cross Country on Thursday,, August 22nd, from 7:00-8:00 pm in the gym (following Meet the Teacher).

Meet the Teacher Night will be held on Thursday, August 22nd, from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Mandatory 6th grader / new student Parent Laptop Training on Thursday, August 22nd from 5:15-6:00 p.m. This training is mandatory for students to use the laptop at school as well as to take the laptop home.This training is designed to inform students and parents of the technology policy at LMS, internet safety, and other laptop expectations before equipment can go home. If you are a new student to LMS this year, no matter the grade, a parent/guardian must attend this meeting, or another one of our meeting times. If you are not able to attend on this evening please join us Friday, August 23rd from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. or at lunch August 30th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

8th Grade History Fair Parent Meeting on Thursday, Aug. 22nd from 5:15pm-6:00pm in the Library. This informational meeting is designed to inform parents and students of the new changes to History Fair, new rules and regulations, and why we participate in History Fair at LMS.

The Welcome Back Dance will be held on Friday, August 23rd, from 2:30-4:00 p.m.  Activity busses are available for those students eligible. In order to ride an activity bus, a student must be eligible for regular bus transportation to LMS.  Please make sure that your student knows which activity bus to ride.  If you have questions, please call the main office.

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.  DO NOT DRIVE ON THE BLACKTOP TO DROP OFF OR PICKUP A STUDENT!!!

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.  There is a handicap accessible parking spot available during the day located to the right of the 12th Street Entrance next to the playground.



Tuesday, August 20th

Softball vs. Lincolnwood/Raymond at Raymond @ 4:30pm- bus departs @ 2:45 pm

Baseball vs. Rochester at Southeast @ 4:30 pm (boys will stay after school, bus departs @ 3:30pm)

Cross Country Informational Practice @ LMS  2:30-4:00 pm

Wednesday, August 21st

1:30 pm Dismissal

Softball vs. Williamsville at Williamsville @ 4:30pm (girls will stay after school, bus departs @ 3:15 pm)

Baseball vs. Blessed Sacrament at Schlitt Park @ 4:30 pm (boys will stay after school- bus departs @ 3:30pm)

Thursday, August 22nd

Meet the Teacher Night @ 6:00pm-7:00pm

Parent Laptop Training @ 5:15pm-6:00pm in GYM

8th Grade History Fair Parent Meeting @ 5:15pm-6:00pm in Library

Softball vs. Calvary at Southeast @ 4:30pm (girls will stay after school, bus departs @ 3:30 pm)

Baseball vs. Chatham at Glenwood Intermediate School @ 4:30 pm (boys will stay after school- bus departs @ 3:15pm)

Cross Country practice @ Lincoln Park (LP)  2:30-4:00 pm

Friday, August 23rd

Welcome Back Dance  2:30-4:00 pm

Softball vs. Lincoln Junior High at Southeast @4:30 pm (players can attend dance until the bus arrives)

Baseball vs. Riverton at Riverton @ 4:30 pm (players can attend dance until the bus arrives)