Lincoln Lines September 23rd, 2018 No. 3
Principal Denitzio’s Message
I hope this message finds you well and that you enjoyed the first weekend of fall.
LSAC Meeting Tuesday
The Lincoln School Advisory Council meets this Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Mr. Denitzio’s office.
Open House Dates/Times
Dates of fall Open House events are below. All are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Specific details will be communicated by teachers at each grade-level.
Sept. 27: Grade 4 Open House
Oct. 3: Grade 1 Open House
Oct. 4: Grade 2 Open House
Sept. 25: Grade 6-8 Open House (6 p.m. start)
Picture Day, Wednesday Sept. 26
Forms for Picture Day went home in backpacks on Friday, Sept. 21. Every student must turn in a picture form even if they are not purchasing their pictures. Please turn the completed forms into your child’s homeroom teacher. Hayward Photography is offering Online Pre-Ordering as an option. If you choose to order this way simply go to: www.haywardphotography.com and click on “Pre Pay for Photo Day” then enter in the code : “LIN18” and follow the instructions from there. If you choose this option, please check off the Online Pre-Pay box on your child’s order form and send it in to school with your child. This is a new convenient and easy process this year, but you can still order by sending the form in with a check as well. Please see attached the on-line ordering information and order form. All students must have a picture form turned in to their homeroom teachers by Wednesday, September 26th. If needed there are extra picture forms in the office. Any Questions contact Julie Lacy: email@example.com Thank You!
Lincoln School & PTO News
SCHOOL PICTURE DAY IS SEPTEMBER 26th
Wednesday, September 26th is School Picture Day at Lincoln School.
EVERY STUDENT MUST TURN IN A PICTURE FORM, EVEN IF THEY ARE NOT PURCHASING THEIR PICTURES.
Forms will be going home in your children’s backpack Friday 9-21-18. Please turn the completed forms into your child’s homeroom teacher. Hayward Photography is offering Online Pre-Ordering as an option. If you choose to order this way simply go to: www.haywardphotography.com and click on “Pre Pay for Photo Day” then enter in the code : “LIN18” and follow the instructions from there. If you choose this option, please check off the Online Pre-Pay box on your child’s order form and send it in to school with your child. This is a new convenient and easy process this year, but you can still order by sending the form in with a check as well. All students must have a picture form turned in to their homeroom teachers by Wednesday, September 26th. If needed there are extra picture forms in the office. Any Questions contact Julie Lacy: firstname.lastname@example.org Thank You!
With October just around the corner, Pumpkinfest preparations are underway and we need YOU to help make Lincoln’s annual fundraiser a great day! Donations are needed for our very popular Wheel of Fortune and Book Sale Activites. Books maybe dropped off in the Library with Ms. Abner and Wheel of Fortune donations may be dropped in the box located outside of the Main Office beginning Tuesday. For any questions or idea’s for basket filling, email Sarah at email@example.com
Do you have a business or talent you’d like to share with our school community? The Pumpkinfest Committee is looking for prizes to be included in our 2018 Raffle. To make a donation please email Danny at firstname.lastname@example.org
Brookline Thrives provides bags safe for food allergies and more!
Does your student have food allergies? Is your family vegetarian? Brookline Thrives provides bags that meet your need! Look for the bin labeled “Food Restrictions”, then look for a bag with a label that meets your student’s need. Questions? Email email@example.com.
Mothers Out Front: Community Coffee, Wednesday, September 26, 8-10am.
Do you worry about climate change? Find hope through action with us at a community coffee. Stop by anytime between 8 and 10 a.m. to learn more about Mothers Out Front and how to get involved. Rifrullo Cafe, 147 Cypress St., Brookline.
Tales from the Classroom
Please join us for TALES FROM THE CLASSROOM: Personal Essays Read by the 2018 Margaret Metzger Fellows
Friday, September 28, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., at the Lincoln School Theater, 19 Kennard Road
The 2018 BEF Margaret Metzger Fellows will read from their essays on the experience of teaching in the Public Schools of Brookline. This year’s fellows, under the direction of BHS English teacher John Andrews, include Chari Dalsheim (Heath), Isabella Delatorre (Coolidge Corner), Cathy Fischer-Mueller (Coolidge Corner), Sophie Gorlin (BHS and a former student of Margaret Metzger), Shelley Mains (BHS), and Melissa London (Pierce). Refreshments and conversation to follow the program. All are welcome. This special event is not to be missed!
Travel Basketball Tryouts
Tryouts for Brookline Travel Basketball have arrived!! Tryouts will take place on Sunday September 30. Girls and boys in grades 4 through 8 who live or go to school in Brookline are eligible. The Town Travel teams compete in the Metrowest Basketball League. Registration is administered by the Brookline Recreation Department. Pre-registration is strongly recommended (the program fee is $175; uniform fees are additional). Visit the Rec Department website at https://bit.ly/2NiQ1n7. Enter “basketball” in the “Keyword Search” field.
Mothers Out Front: Community Coffee, Wednesday, October 10, 8-10am.
Do you worry about climate change? Find hope through action with us at a community coffee. Stop by anytime between 8 and 10 a.m. to learn more about Mothers Out Front and how to get involved. Athan’s Bakery, 1621 Beacon St., Brookline.
Attention All Runners! Have you always wanted to run the Boston Marathon? The Brookline Education Foundation is looking for runners for our team.. 2019 could be the year you run this iconic race and support the BEF at the same time. The BEF funds opportunities for Brookline educators to pursue innovative projects, teaching, and professional development. Visit http://www.teambrookline.org to apply. The application deadline is October 12.
Brookline Teen Center
The Brookline Teen Center is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders on Mondays from 2:30-7:00 PM. Middle schoolers can play basketball, work on homework, grab a snack in our cafe, participate in pop up activities organized by our youth leaders, check out our music studio, or just hang out with friends. In addition, there is a wide range of programming available for students to sign up for on Mondays and other days of the week. Students must be a member of the BTC in order to attend. Visit our website for more information or to register your child.
MEDIAGIRLS (www.mediagirls.org) is bringing back their eight-week program for 6th – 8th grade girls to the Brookline Teen Center on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 pm to 5 pm starting October 10th. Participants learn to challenge pop-culture messages aimed at girls; talk candidly about the ups and downs of Instagram, Snapchat and other apps, make new friends in Brookline, and create and post inspiring content for girls on our social media. Space is limited to 12, so sign up quickly. Learn more and register at https://tinyurl.com/yc4v5th9 .
Brookline SmartPrograms for Children and Teens at Brookline Adult & Community Education
Fall & Winter 2018 / brooklineadulted.org / 617-730-2700
Join SmartPrograms at Brookline High School this Fall. Students will expand their horizons, excite their minds, and have fun learning new things. Register soon! Visit www.brooklineadulted.org, call us, or visit our registration office located at 24 Webster Place, Brookline Village, Monday- Friday (8:30-4:30pm)
Babysitter available weekdays and weekends — High school junior, responsible and loves children is available to pick up your child after school, walk them home and babysit. Does not have last period so can start work at 2pm. Also interested in weekend work. Email Mirabelle at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 617-637-5352.
Afterschool Bus Chaperone or Driver Needed Urgently! Do you head north on Mondays and/or Thursdays after school? A 2nd grader and a 3rd grader need a way to get to their class at Kehillat Israel (across from Devotion School, north end Coolidge Corner) most Mondays and Thursdays during the school year. Hoping we can pay a mom, nanny, etc. to give them a ride there, or pay a middle schooler (or high schooler able to meet the kids by 2:40) to walk to them to the 66 bus and ride with them there (or take Uber in bad weather). Please share this with anyone you know who might be interested! Thanks, Amie.Lindenboim@gmail.com
Thursday afternoon childcare needed Looking for engaging and responsible caregiver to bring our son (second grader) home from Lincoln and provide supervision until around 6pm. Open to hiring mature eighth grader. For more information contact Emily at email@example.com.
The House of Colors Art School offers classes in the Studio Arts, Fiber Fun, and Fashion Design.
Join any time. www.thehouseofcolors.com
Or call Michelle at 617 365-5625
Piano Lessons for Young Beginners Hello Lincoln Community! I’m Liz, UC Berkeley B.A. in music and psychology, with 20 years of classical music training, including 12 years of orchestral/choral studies and 7 years of music instruction experience.
I’m excited to work with more young pianists and help all students build lifelong music skills! My lessons are supportive and creative environments with focuses on piano technique, sight-reading, and music theory.
All of my lessons take place in your home – there’s no need to travel, I’ll come to you! Scheduling is flexible, and payment is per lesson. I’ve also worked with several music classes throughout Brookline Public Schools, and am currently working with two families at the Lincoln School. I would be happy to provide references!
Please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at (949) 502-1919 – thank you!
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