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Abraham Lincoln Elementary SchoolWELCOME TO THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR!The PTO would like to welcome all new and returning students and their families to Lincoln! The goal of the Lincoln PTO is to provide each child who attends our school with opportunities that will enhance their learning experience and to support our teachers. We are fortunate to have our wonderful principal, Mr Johnson, and an outstanding team of teachers and staff. A strong, supportive connection between parents and teachers makes Lincoln a very special place where our children can thrive. The PTO funds field trips, assemblies, class parties, and many other events for the students. Throughout the year you will have many opportunities to help the Lincoln PTO to raise the necessary funds for these activities. In this packet you will find important information and materials to get you started. Here are some ways to support the PTO. 1.Become a member of the PTO for $10 per family2.Direct Donation...The PTO will glady accept your direct donation of any amount!3.Check out Sign Up Genius to donate items needed in the classrooms or for upcoming events at https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/4090d4da4ac28a1fc1-ptodonation4.Fundraiser Events, such as Yankee Candle, Sarris Candy and the Apparel Sale;5.Ongoing fundraising opportunities during the year include collecting “Box Tops”, registering your Giant Eagle Advantage Card, Target Red Card, Shop n Save card and Red Robin card. 6.VOLUNTEER! For more information on volunteering please come to the bimonthly PTO Meetings OR reach out the PTO via email at email@example.com. We encourage you to jump in - the only experience needed is to have a child at Lincoln! (…and Clearances. More information on that in this packet) Most Excited,Your 2017-2018 PTO Board:Shannon Banks, Co-PresidentSarah Hewes, Co-PresidentKristen Michaels, Co-Vice PresidentJen Coates, Co-Vice PresidentLisa Rectenwald, TreasurerKasey Elphinstone, Corresponding SecretaryKristi Bonacci, Recording Secretary
A Peek at the Week!Abraham Lincoln Elementary September21 Picture Day!Picture Day Picture Day at Lincoln is scheduled for this Thursday, September 21. Order forms will be coming home on Monday. Bethel Park School District’s unexcused absences policyFREE/REDUCED BREAKFAST AND LUNCH UPDATEThe Bethel Park School District participates in the National School Lunch Program. Please be aware that Free/Reduced Meals are available to those who qualify. Please be advised that even if your student(s) qualified for Free/Reduced meals in 2016-2017, you MUST reapply for the 2017-2018 school year. If you have questions, please call Dana Walker at 412-854-8426. Forms are available under "Quick Links" to the right.If your family qualifies for Free/Reduced Meals, you could also qualify for reduced cost broadband internet access from Comcast. Please click here to learn more.http://www.bpsd.org/Downloads/FreeReduced2017-2018.pdfOpen CommitteesOnly a few left. Thanks for everyone who volunteered so far, let’s get these committees filled!Band NightDinner Date NightFamily Fun Night (This was Bingo last year but open to new ideas)Teddy Bear PicnicJoin the Lincoln PTOMembership forms can be found at http://abrahamlincolnpto.org/forms.html or you can stop by the school office