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Charter Chatter 10.31.2017 Lincolnton

Charter Chatter 10.31.2017 Lincolnton

Student Life
Veterans Day – Deadline is MONDAY!
Our annual Veterans Day Breakfast and Program will take place on Friday, November 10th at 8:30 am in our MS/HS Gym.  Veterans will receive their breakfast free of charge. A student must have a Veteran guest to attend the breakfast and program. All other attendees will be charged $8.00 per plate (including students).  All meals must be prepaid via My Payments Plus.  Order deadline is Monday, November 6th.  No late orders will be accepted.    

Homecoming 2017 Greek Week
Spirit Week, November 13-17
All students and staff are encouraged to participate in Homecoming Spirit Week.  K-8 students are not required to meet K-8 dress code requirements if they are participating in the Spirit Week theme days (please adhere to HS Dress Code). All grade levels are required to follow meet HS Dress Code during spirit days.  

Day of the Week Greek God Theme
Monday Poseidon Tacky Tourist Rock that tacky shirt, with some baggy pants and a fanny pack!
Tuesday Athena College Rivalry College football is filled with college rivalries! Who do you cheer for?
Wednesday Artemis Country vs. Country Club Choose your style – country club preppy or camo and overalls
Thursday Apollo Battle of the Music Genres It’s a Battle of the Bands – country, rap, beach, heavy metal, jazz, folk, blues or reggae
Friday Dionysus Toga Party The Toga was inspired by the greeks, but perfected by the Romans.
A toga, simply described, is a long piece of fabric draped over the shoulders in one of several ways. It was usually worn over some kind of tunic or other undergarment.

Homecoming Court
Class of 2018
Hannah Brown
Jewel Devincenzo
Senuri Fernando
Susannah Kinard
Roberto Trejo Cobos
Brett Davis
Wes Hord
Jimmy Sherrill

Class of 2019
Kymberly Gray
Kelsey Peede
Ethan Draper
William Karnes

Class of 2020
Eden Murillo
Morgan Weathers
Reuben Gabriel
Jonas Guffey

Class of 2021
Maddie Karnes
Marigrace Moyer
Darrian Bonilla
Ethan Burch

Homecoming Games, November 17th vs. Lake Norman Charter
4:00pm JV Men’s Basketball
5:30pm Varsity Women’s Basketball
7:00pm Court Presentation
7:30pm Varsity Men’s Basketball

Homecoming Dance, November 18th (HS Only)

College Week
November 6-10, 2017
All students are encouraged to take part in College Week.  Students may wear college apparel in place of LCS Uniform/Dress Code.  

Lincoln Charter is mapping the colleges and universities of staff, alumni and parents.  Please complete the college map form if you would like to be a part of the Lincoln Charter Oh the Places We Go Map!

Biscuits are Back
Biscuits are back for breakfast for all students K-12!  Every Tues and Thurs biscuits will be delivered fresh to your student’s classroom by 7:30 am.  We are selling Plain Biscuits for $2.00, Cinnamon Raisin biscuits for $2.50, Sausage Biscuits for $3.00 and Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuits for $3.50.  Place your orders on MyPaymentsPlus by Friday at 12pm for Tuesday delivery and by Tuesday at 12 pm for Thursday delivery.  Thank you in advance for your support, all profits benefit K-5 classrooms technology needs!

Athletics
LCS HS XC
LCS men and women had great regional meets in Asheville – both teams are Regional Champions. Drew Zink won the men’s 1A West Regional race and Emily Elliott took 2nd place in the girls race. Both teams will run for the State Championship this weekend.

HS Fall Playoff Recap
Congratulations to the LCS Volleyball team on a great season.  Our girls made it to the Sweet 16 of the NCHSAA tournament before losing in three sets to Polk HS.

Our Women’s HS Tennis team also lost to Polk HS in the second round of the State playoffs.  It was a record setting year for our girls.  Emerson Crichton took runner-up at the NCHSAA regional tournament and lost in the State tournament to the eventual State Champion from Tarboro HS.

HS Men’s Soccer will enter the playoffs as a top seed with a bye in the first round.  LCS will host this Saturday.

Upcoming Events
Midnight Madness: Showcase night for all MS/HS Basketball and Cheer Teams – 11/3/17 at 6 pm

Talon Challenge – 1/19/18

PTO
Fundraising
Hello LCS Families. Please help the PTO make sure that the Talon Walk experience reflects what you want for your children and family. Please take a couple of minutes to complete the feedback survey and share what you liked and disliked about this year’s Talon Walk. Responses are confidential. Here’s the link:  https://goo.gl/forms/ZFwCrwNjPUtVpSUl1

Volunteer Here
We are looking for creative folks, and some less creative folks, for our staff appreciation project for November. Please share your email address with either your room parent, or with Cassie LeBaron, Volunteer Chair at LCSlincolntonvolunteers@gmail.com with the subject line “November Appreciation Project.”

This is a very flexible opportunity to support  your school. Thank you again for your continued support.

Friday Fun
The next Freeze Pop Friday and Float Friday will be THIS WEEK, November 3.

Meetings
Our General meeting will be NEXT Tuesday 11/7/2017 immediately following the Town Hall Meeting held by administration. The Town Hall Meeting is a great venue for sharing thoughts and to ask questions.

Like and follow PTO  on Facebook, Lincoln Charter School – Lincolnton PTO

Contact your PTO at: lincolntonpto@lincolncharter.org

Elementary Excitement
Please check the Counseling Corner website to get updates on classroom guidance and helpful tips for parents & students! The Counseling Corner  

Lost and Found
We will be cleaning out the Lost and Found items and donating them to Christian Ministries on 11/22.  Please visit the front office to look through the items your student may have lost!

Chess Club
Chess club will begin on Wed. November 8 from 3:30-4:30 pm in the MPR, elementary students will be gathered together in the elem gym and then transported to the MPR as a group.   

Thanksgiving Feast for K-5 families
Thanksgiving Feast will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017.  The event will be held at the Lincolnton Campus in the Elementary Gym.  The cost is $8.00 per plate, please place your order on My Payments Plus.  A plate consists of ham, turkey, dressing with gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, dinner roll, pumpkin pie and water.  Order deadline is Thursday, November 16th at 4pm.  No late orders will be accepted.  Please note this event is only for K-5 students and their parents; no 6-12 students will be allowed to leave class to attend the Thanksgiving Feast.  The lunch schedule is here so you can make plans to join us when your child’s class is having lunch that day!  

Please contact Robin Coffey at robin.coffey@lincolncharter.org or 704-736-4549 with any questions!

Attendance Race Update!
Mrs. Hull’s class won the pizza party for having the most points in Q1!  We had a drawing for all the students who had perfect attendance and Abigail B, Kade M and Lyric R won for the months of August, September and October.  Congratulations to all of our winners!

Grade Level Winners from last week:
K-Fonseca
1-Riley
2-Smith
3-Bell
4-Blume
5-Henry

PJ Day-Fonseca, Modlin and Howery,
Crazy sock day-Hull and Guynes
Extra Recess-Riley, Cole, Bell, Smith, Blume, Richards, Hain, Henry and Lineberger

Middle School Moments
8th Grade Field Trip
8th grade field trip to Atlanta is back! This is based on feedback have received from students, parents and teachers. The trip will be run completely through Gerber tours. Some highlights:

  • Tour Clemson University
  • Lunch at the Varsity
  • Tour of the World of Coca-Cola
  • Tour of the College Football Hall of Fame
  • Dinner at Mary Mac’s Tea Room
  • Visit the Georgia Aquarium
  • Visit the Center for Civil and Human Rights
  • Tour the Martin Luther King Jr. Center
  • Dinner at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Visit the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum

Information has been sent home with students, The deadline to sign up and is November 10th along with a $75 deposit. Below is a link to a letter with more information. If you have any questions email jonathan.bealer@lincolncharter.org. 6th and 7th grade field trip details are still being worked out. 8th grade field trip parent letter.

To help pay for the trip, 8th grade students are selling Attractions coupon books for $20. If you would like a book, please find one of our 8th grade students, or go to https://www.attractionsbook.com/ezpay/. Our EZPay code is lcat. The book for our area is Greater Foothills 2018.

November 1st – Conference day
There is no school for students K-8 as this time is designated for parent/teacher conferences.  

High School Happenings
Information Session for First-Generation College Students
We hope you’ll join us for a special event on Carolina’s campus for first-generation students and their families. This event will feature an information session and campus tour, panel discussion with current students, and lunch on campus.  The event will be held on Saturday, November 11 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 2:00 p.m.

George Watts Hill Alumni Center
106 Stadium Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
United States

If you are interested in attending, please register here.

College Representative Visits
UNC-Charlotte
November 6
12:00-1:00

Gardner-Webb
November 8
12:00-1:00

Appalachian State
November 9
12:00-1:00