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Family News  

  • March 2015 LINK Newsletter  Acroread download 
  • March 2015 Counselor's Newsletter  Acroread download 
  • April 11th - Pack 179 Pinewood Derby   Acroread download 
  • Take 5 DrugFreeIowa.org Flier  Acroread download 

School Information  

School Starts @ 8:45

School Ends @ 3:45

Wednesday dismissal @ 1:50

Questions? 

Please call us (319)553-2950

Late Start Reminders

  • School starts at 10:15.
  • Students may arrive at school at 10:00.
  • We do not serve breakfast or have Y’s Kids on late start mornings.

Late Arrivals, Absences, and Dismissal Plans

Please call or email the office before 9:00 for late arrivals and absences. If we are unable to answer your call, please leave a voicemail. Emails can be sent to both secretaries jessica.selleck@cfschools.org and linda.czuba@cfschools.org. Please call the office before 3:30 for change of dismissal plans; calls for changes right before or after the bell are difficult to communicate to teachers.

If inclement weather causes a school delay Cedar Falls Community Schools will follow a 90 minute delay. On these days, elementary school classes will begin at 10:15. Please do not bring your students prior to 10:00.

No band or orchestra on late start mornings!

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Allergy Sensitive Information  

Shared Classroom Snacks

Please provide shared snacks in original containers with appropriate labels.  Homemade snacks are not accepted for sharing with other students, though students may bring items from home for their own consumption. Please see the suggestions below for shared snacks in classroom which do not have limitations due to allergy concerns.

  • Allergy Sensitive Environment - What You Need to Know Quick Sheet  Acroread download 
  • Allergy Sensitive Environment Complete Guidelines for Cedar Falls District  Acroread download 
  • Shared Classroom Snacks  Acroread download 

Farm to School Program  

Lincoln Elementary plans to implement a Farm to School Program in the fall of 2013.  The program will involve a partnering with local grocers and farms for seasonal produce to be offered to students during their snack periods.  Starting the third week in September each Thursday one grade level will be served a fruit or vegetable during their snack time.  One or two volunteer parents per classroom along with available student council members will prepare and deliver the snack to the classrooms.  The fall snack program will run for 14 weeks as will the spring snack program for a total of 28 weeks. 

 

Parents with a connection to a local grower, experience with Farm to School, or an interest in volunteering with the Farm to School Program are urged to contact: 

Brooke Holahan, 319-504-4635 brooke.holahan@gmail.com

Jodie Huegerich , 319-230-3824 jodieh@cfu.net

2015-2016 Kindergarten Forms  

Kindergarten Round-Up was March 3rd. There will be a visitation day for new kindergarten students on May 13th from 9-11AM. To enroll for kindergarten next year, you need to have :

  • Completed copies of ALL forms listed below
  • Copy of your child's birth certificate to leave at Lincoln
  • TWO forms of residency proof to be shown to Lincoln staff (i.e. utility bill, pay stub....something with name and address printed)
  • Immunization records for your child

Fliers  

Fliers - Fliers - Fliers...
Parents/Guardians Please Note -
The district is "going green" and in order to save paper and help the environment, we ask that you visit the following link to view current fliers that will give your child(ren) opportunities to participate in a number of activities.

http://www.cedar-falls.k12.ia.us/fliers 

Lincoln School Garden  

First installed in May of 2013 with the assistance of Lincoln School neighbors, the three raised bed gardens are a living classroom, where students can engage in the science and biology of food, to see firsthand, the process from start to finish. In April, Mr. Sprau's 5th grade class began a seed nursery indoors and eventually transplanted to the garden.  The wide variety of vegetables planted included tomato's, cucumbers, Swiss chard, zucchini, onions, carrots, and beans.  The success of the gardens is noteworthy and plans for future classroom integration will hopefully expand to all grades so students can learn how food grows.

School Supply List  

  • Back to School Project - NE IA Food Bank Can Help with School Supplies  Acroread download 
  • 2014-15 School Supply List  Acroread download 

Dismissal Form  

Student safety is our foremost concern on a daily basis.  Throughout the district all elementary schools are sending home dismissal forms for parents to designate their child’s dismissal plan.  It should be noted that this plan will be followed daily unless we have receive a phone call or note from the parent to indicate a change in the plan.  Please review this plan with your child so that they have a clear understanding of your family plan.  A copy of this form will be sent home with every student. If you need another copy or have a change please download and print the form below. 

  • Dismissal Form for Parents  Acroread download 

Parent/Student Handbook  

  • 2014-15 CFSD Elementary Student Handbook  Acroread download 

Blue Ribbon School  

  LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NAMED 2010 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL  

 This award honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools who students achieve at very high levels or have made significant progress and helped close gaps in achievement, especially among disadvantaged and minority students.