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Lincoln Magnet School

300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Announcements 2/20

February 20, 2020

Good Morning! Today is Thursday, February 20th and it is an A Day for everyone!! 

SONGFEST: Songfest will be meeting everyday at lunch this week. Please go to Mr. Russell's classroom before getting your food. 

JAZZ BAND: No Practice on Thursday, but please report back to the school by 5:15pm for Open House preparation. See Mr. Russell if you have any questions.

8th Decatur Volleyball Tournament: This Saturday, our 8th grade girls will travel to Decatur's Holy Family Volleyball Tournament at the Holy Family Gym, 2400 S. Franklin St., Decatur, IL 62521. Extended information can be found under daily announcements in a separate tab.

  • LMS/SBCS v. Holy Family @8:30am

  • LMS/SBCS v. Carrol Catholic @12:30am

  • Pool play begins @2:30pm

CELL PHONES: A friendly reminder that cell phones are to be put away once a studnet enters the building in the morning, whether you are going to breakfast or the gym during our cold inside mornings, celluar devices should not be seen or heard by adult staff members. This school rule has been established since the beginning of the school year and will continue to be enforced. This information will be posted to our website for future reference, as well as in an automated parent link to all families.

HOCKEY anyone? If you love hockey and love hearing our choir sing, come on out on Sunday, Feb. 23rd to the Springfield Jr. Blues hockey game beginning at 4:00pm. Choir students need to be at the Nelson Center by 3:15pm. Any questions, see Mr. Russell.

Incoming 6th Grade Preview Night:  Congratulations to those incoming 6th graders that have been accepted into LMS for the 2020-2021 school year!! Come meet your teachers and tour the school during our 6th Grade Preview Night on Thursday, February 20th @6-7pm. We have a fun scavenger hunt waiting for you, and school spirit wear will be on sale as well!  

BAND & CHOIR: Please try and get your order forms returned with payment by Feb. 24th or earlier so that we will have them back in time for the St. Patricks Day Parade. All pricing is listed on the order form. Students are allowed to wear any items purchased during the school day as well. 



  • Question of the Day: Who were the two co-founders of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in 1966?

  • Did you Know: Did you know that although she was an African slave, Phyllis Wheatley was one of the best known poets of early American history? Her first poem was published in 1767!


Thursday, February 20th

Open House @6-8pm

Jazz Band  afterschool @2:30-4:00pm CANCELLED

7th/8th GVB Home Game at Ball Charter @4:30pm (snacks and bus provided)

Friday, February 21st

Scholastic Bowl Practice @2:30-4:00pm

6th GVB Practice at BC @3:30-5:30pm (snacks and bus provided)

Saturday, February 22nd

6th GVB Game at GMS @9:30am & @10:15am

8th GVB Decatur Tournament- Bus @7:15am from LMS parking lot