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Charter Chatter 12.12.2017 Lincolnton

Charter Chatter 12.12.2017 Lincolnton

Student Life
HS Chorus Concert – Tonight!
Come see our HS Chorus perform their first concert of the year!
LCS High School Chorus Concert
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Lincoln Cultural Center (403 E Main Street, Lincolnton)

MS Band Concert
Come hear and support the MS Band at their winter concert this Thursday, December 14th at 6:30 pm in the MS/HS Gym.

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!

Academics
Spelling Bee
Congratulations to Daniel Moazzami, 8th grade Denver, for winning the Lincoln Charterl Spelling Bee.  The 1st runner up was Nic Munro-Tavormina, 7th grade Denver, and 2nd runner up was Lauren Byers, 8th grade Lincolnton.  Daniel will now compete in the Regional Spelling Bee, date is to be announced. Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4

Thank you to all of our classroom participants and the runner ups for attending the Spelling Bee.

Athletics
Holy Angels Hoops & Halos Tip Off Classic
December 16th – Forestview High School
Lincoln Charter Varsity Men’s Basketball team has been invited to participate in the annual tournament presented by Belmont Abbey.

Purchase advance tickets for $10.00 or $12.00 at the door

Advance tickets are available at the Front Office of the Denver Upper Building through Paula Powers.  Cash Only. Click here for more information about Holy Angels.

Talon Challenge
January 19th – Lincolnton Campus
More Details to Follow

Booster Wear
Looking for gift ideas?   New Eagles Booster Athletic Items now on sale online!  Awards Express LCS Booster Wear Site
Warm winter hat!  Lanyard!  Tumbler!  Seat cushion! Stadium blanket! (Earrings coming soon!) Embroidered logo items can be customized to include the name of your sport! Items can be shipped directly to your house (or picked up from Awards Express for free)!

PTO
Meeting
PTO meeting this coming Monday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m.!

Thank you in advance for your support and attendance. We are still accepting emails about the Adopt A Teacher project.  Email your interest to the Staff Appreciation email LCSPTOStaffAppreciation@gmail.com.

The Board will discuss on Monday if we have enough commitments from parents to support the project.

Helpful Hints for Staff Gifts
Stuck on how to say ‘we love our teachers and staff’ this holiday season? Thanks to the hard work of one of our Charter School moms, you now have insight into the preferences and needs of your teachers, administration and staff. If you would like an information sheet that includes your teacher’s favorite color, food and restaurant choices – and gift ideas – please reach out to your classroom parent. The classroom parent will share that specific teacher’s sheet with you.

Holiday Events
Please check in with classroom parents on December classroom needs and events.

Freezepop
Freezepop Friday is this Friday!

Elementary Excitement
Sock Drive
LCS 5th Grade is “Kicking-Off” our Annual Sock Drive.  Please bring in any size, color or style of socks and drop them off in the Christmas boxes in each building. All socks will be donated to Christian Ministries on December 20. Thanks so much!

LCS 4th and 5th Grade classes will present
Jingle Bell Jukebox – A Presentation of Holiday Hits
Mark your calendars!
Tuesday, December 19th @ 6:30pm in the Elementary Gym

Attendance Race update:
Here are our grade level winners from last week:
K-Fonseca
1-Hull
2-Guynes
3-Smith
4-Blume
5-Hain

These classes have earned Athletic wear day- Kopko, Smith, Freeman, Lineberger
These classes have earned Crazy Sock day- Howery
These classes have earned Extra Recess-Duschel, 2nd grade Smith, Henry
These classes have earned Hat Day-Hull, Riley

Middle School Moments
Holiday Service
In keeping with the spirit of the season, the middle school will be participating in a service project during the last week of school before the holiday break. The project we will be undertaking this year is to make hand-tied t-shirt quilts to donate to Christian Ministries to help keep those who are in need warm this season. That being said, we will need old t-shirts, and fabric shears to make this work. Homeroom teachers are collecting any old, clean t-shirts that you may have. If you have shears that you are willing to loan to the cause, or questions, please contact jonathan.bealer@lincolncharter.org. 7 and 8th grade will be doing this project on 12/19, and 6th grade will be doing this project on 12/20.

Ugly Sweater Days!
On the following days students may wear a festive sweater and jeans.
7/8th grade – December 19th & 21st
6th grade – December 20-21st

“Wonder” Movie
MS will be going to see the movie “Wonder” before the holiday break. 6th grade will be going on 12/19 and 7/8th grade will be going on 12/20. This is a great opportunity to reinforce our community expectations. We will travel to the Birkdale Theatre to watch the movie, eat lunch, and return home. Sign up for the field trip via MyPaymentsPlus. Cost is $10 for the ticket. Students will have to bring their own money for lunch; please do not order lunch on Apple a Day. Students should wear their red field trip shirts on this trip.

Jr Beta Club Canned Food Drive
The Jr. Beta Club is hosting a canned food drive from November 27 to December 8. We are accepting all in date, unused, non-perishable items such as canned vegetables and meats, dry good, soup, etc. All the items we collect are going to Christian Ministries of Lincoln County. ‘Will you please this information in the Charter Chatter? If you have any questions please contact cathy.thornburg@lincolncharter.org.

Save your Coats!
We need your support!!!  The Middle School Bible Believer’s Club will be having a coat drive for Christian  Ministries of Lincoln County starting January 8  through January 26. As  you purchase new coats for Christmas gifts this year or as you children outgrow their coats please consider donating your gently used, clean coats to Christian Ministries. We want all students and adults to have a good warm coat!!! There will be collection boxes at the office in each building!!!

High School Happenings
Mid Term Exams
All high school students will have mid-term exams before the holiday break.  HS Mid-Terms will take place on Tuesday, December 19th and Wednesday, December 20th.  HS Students who complete their exams the 19th and 20th do not need to attend school on the 21st; this is reserved for make up exams.  The HS Mid-Term Schedule can be found here.  You can contact your specific teachers with questions about the mid-terms.

Class of 2018 Ski Trip
Tuesday, January 30th Winterplace Ski Resort
Depart LCS at 6:00am – Return to LCS at 10:00pm

Prices below include transportation
$65.00 base price for skiing (lift ticket and optional 1 hour ski lesson)
$81.00 base price for skiing and snow tubing (lift ticket, optional 1 hour ski lesson and 2 hour snow tubing)
$45.00 base for snow tubing only no skiing (2 hour snow tubing block)

Add on options
$10.50 bib rental
$8.00 helmet rental
Payments must be made on MPP.  Seats are available on a first come-first serve basis.  

Scholarship Opportunities
The Golden LEAF Scholarship Program will award up to 215 grants, each valued at $12,000 for the 2018-19 academic year.  For more information about this scholarship, please click here.  Application deadline is March 1, 2018.