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02.13.2018 Charter Chatter Lincolnton

02.13.2018 Charter Chatter Lincolnton

Student Life
Facebook Campaign
In an effort to raise awareness about Lincoln Charter, upcoming prospective family info sessions and the lottery, we are asking parents and staff members to share social media posts that promote these events. Be sure to follow us on social media Facebook – facebook.com/lincolncharterschool/

Driver’s Education Class (Lincolnton Students Only)
Driver’s Ed registration is open now for the class at the Lincolnton campus in March.  See details below.

Class details:
Dates: March 13th-March 29th (No Friday classes)
Location: Lincolnton Campus Multi-Purpose Room
Time: 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Lincoln County School Board Drivers Ed Fee: $53.00
(Check or Cash will not be accepted)
Seats: By law the class is only allowed 50 seats per class. This class is a first come first serve basis.

Your student must be able to attend each day (only 1 absence allowed) and be there for the final exam on March 29th.

Registration Information
To register your student for Driver’s Education Class (Lincolnton Students Only), please go onto your MyPaymentsPlus account for your student to fill out the registration form and remit payment ($53). If you do not pay at time of registration; a seat will not be reserved for your student. Payment secures your students registration and seat. Once the class is full, the fee will be removed from MyPaymentPlus.   For any questions, please contact Jessica Kelly.

LSE Log Site – x2Vol.com
It is with great excitement that we announce the new LSE Volunteer Website to keep track of student volunteer hours. x2Vol brings new features such as more flexibility in account management, input itemized volunteer hours, view LCS service hour goals and hours accumulated, access many LCS community volunteer opportunities and so much more! Click here for additional information.  

Jeans Day
Get your jean pass for Thursday, February 22nd and help support the students attending the educational trip to Canada who are raising money for their travel expenses. Students will explore, learn, and experience in Montreal and Quebec. Thank you for helping to support our LCS students attending this international trip. Jeans passes can be purchased on My Payments Plus.

Mark Your Calendars – Spring Band Events
March 2: Middle School Band Concert – Movie Music and a showing of Coco (Elementary Gym at 6:00pm)

April 28: Middle School Band Festival of Music at Winthrop University

May 4: High School Band Concert – Evening With the Stars and a showing of Star Wars (Elementary Gym at 6:00pm)

May 12: High School Band Festival at South Pointe High School Auditorium

LCS Spirit Night at the Charlotte Checkers Game 2.17.18
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Please join us for our first LCS Spirit Night at the Charlotte Checkers game on 2.17.18!  Our LCS High School Chorus will be performing “God Bless America” and some of our students will be featured in other fun activities during the game as well as all LCS ticket holders will receive a free Checkers hat!  Tickets are only $16 and can be purchased on MyPaymentsPlus.com  until February 13 and $5 from each ticket comes right back to Lincoln Charter School!   Tickets will be delivered to your child’s homeroom by Feb. 16.  Please direct any questions to Melissa Peterman at Melissa.Peterman@lincolncharter.org.

Academics
2018-2019 Academic Calendar
The 2018-2019 Academic Calendar has been released and is posted on the LCS website.

Reminder of next week’s schedule
Monday, February 19th – No School
Tuesday, February 20th – 11:30am dismissal

Athletics
LCS Winter Season Results
HS Swim/Dive
Women took 3rd at the NCHSAA 1A/A West Regional and 6th at the 1A/2A State Championship
Men took 2nd at the NCHSAA 1A/2A West Regional and 3rd at the 1A/2A State Championship

HS Basketball
Women took 1st in the SPAC and with host the SPAC Championship this week
Men took 1st in the SPAC and will host the SPAC Championship this week

HS Indoor Track
Women took 29th in the state at the NCHSAA State Championship meet
Men took 43rd in the state at the NCHSAA State Championship meet
HS Spring Tryouts – February 14-15

MS Basketball
Girls took 3rd in the regular season and lost in the semi-finals of the PCAC tournament
Boys took 1st in the regular season and won their 5th consecutive PCAC championship with a 16-0 record.

MS Swim/Dive
Girls took 3rd at the PCAC Conference Meet
Boys took 3rd at the PCAC Conference Meet

Spring Tryouts
MS Spring Tryouts – February 12-14

NCHSAA Mandatory Athletics Forms – print and complete and bring to tryouts
2017 NCHSAA Sports Pre-Participation Form: A current health physical is required for all athletes
English     Spanish

Concussion Awareness
Student-Athlete & Parent/Custodian Concussion Statement – English
Student-Athlete & Parent/Custodian Concussion Statement – Spanish

CHS Release link

CHS Request for Treatment link

LCS HS Winter Playoff Information
Basketball
Round 1 – February 20, 2018
Round 2 – February 22, 2018
Round 3 – February 24, 2018
Round 4 – February 27, 2018
Regionals – March 3, 2018
State Championship – March 10, 2018

Elementary/6th Grade Boys Lacrosse Club
There is a local lacrosse club looking for players in the Denver area.  If you have an athlete interested in boys lacrosse, please contact Coach Butlak at eagles.lax17@gmail.com for more information.  This is not a LCS program, however, it is our goal to partner with the Eagles Youth Lacrosse Club to build interest in the sport.

12th Annual “Soar Invitational”
2018 Sports Boosters Golf Tournament
Friday March 30, 2018 – Westport Golf Club – 1:00 PM
$65/person, $250/team
Player and Sponsorship forms can be found in the Booster Section of the LCS website

PTO
Thank you to all of the Elementary families that came out to the Boots and Bows Dance. It was a fun event.

RAK the LCS PTO Way
This week is Random Act of Kindness Week. Take a moment to surprise someone with a random act of kindness. To get some momentum, post “DONE” on the LCS PTO Facebook page so we can enjoy the excitement. Please only post DONE. One of the best parts of a RANDOM act of kindness is the surprise of it.

Staff Appreciation
Reminder to drop off items for the Staff Appreciation breakfasts on Tuesday afternoon so that the planning committee for that event can make sure all needs are covered. Thank you in advance for your support of our teachers and staff.

Next Meeting
Your next PTO Meeting will be Monday, February 19 at 6 pm in the MS/HS building in the gymnasium. Hope to see you there.

Nominating Committee
After the nomination committee is confirmed on Feb. 19, nominations for next year’s PTO will be received electronically from Tuesday, Feb. 20 to Friday, March 2. We will also be providing opportunities to submit nominations in person.

Speakers
Interested in having a guest speaker come talk to parents on a topic? Let the PTO know.

Freeze Pop Friday will be this Friday, Feb. 16.

High School Happenings
Freshman Experience – Wednesday, February 28th
All Freshman students will participate in the annual Freshman Experience at Pfeiffer University.  The experience will include a tour of the campus, information from admissions as well as a team building activities.  Further details will be released at the end of the week.

College Planning Parent Info Sessions
Thank you to all of the parents that attended the college planning parent info sessions.  The presentation covered is now posted on our school website here.

Powderpuff
Powderpuff is a high school event sponsored by the Student Leadership Team.  Powderpuff will take place on Friday, March 30th this year.  Both male and female high school students can purchase Powderpuff shirts but only females will participate in the Powderpuff Football Game. Any students interested in signing up to play need to purchase their shirt and sign the required consent form on My Payments Plus.  Shirts are only available until February 28th and will cost $20.  Names and numbers for shirts can be completed on My Payments Plus.  More information about practices and such will be released within the upcoming weeks. If you have any questions about Powderpuff please contact Jessica Kelly.

AP Exam Information
Even though it is February, time flies, and it is never too early to  to start thinking about upcoming AP Exams!  Keep an eye on the Chatter for more information in the months to come and check out the links below for more information.
AP Exam Schedule 2018
AP Exam Review Materials