04.23.2019 Charter Chatter Denver

04.23.2019 Charter Chatter Denver

Student Life
Save the Date
April
23 – 24 – 3rd Grade Map Testing
23 – 24  – 5th Grade Map Testing
24- Spring sports pictures- High School
24 – Coffee and Conversation- High School Focus
25 – Spanish IV Field Trip
25 – MS Information Session
25 – HS Information Session
25 – Blind Eagles Performance
26 – PTO Donuts with Dad
26 – Paint the Mile (HS Only)
26 – Spring Festival
29 – Bio 112 Field Trip – Carolina Raptor Center
29 – 8th Grade Field Trip
30 – No Uniform Day

May
1 – Engineering Guest Speaker  (HS Only)
1- HS Student Council Election Assembly and Voting
1 & 2 – Make-Up Map Testing (ES and MS)
2 – Theatre Club Musical Production
2 – Paws at the Park
3 – Special Olympics Spring Games (Field Trip Unified Champions and Psych Classes)
3 – Theatre Club Musical Production
4 – Theatre Club Musical Production

Coffee and Conversations
All families are invited to join us for Coffee & Conversation with members of Administration.  These sessions are an opportunity for you to meet with Administration over coffee and light refreshments.  We look forward to conversations to strengthen our community. Please RSVP by completing this form.

April 24 – High School Focus
Upper Building MP Room – 8:00 – 9:00 am

Spring Festival
April 26th
Let’s get together and celebrate the spring season! Join us at the Lincolnton Campus on Friday, April 26th from 5:00-8:00 pm.  The evening will include a performance by the HS Band and an art show. In addition, there will be interactive activities and more! Click here for more information.

No Uniform Tuesday
April 30th
Purchase your No Uniform Day pass on MPP and take advantage of the opportunity to come to school out of dress code.  No Uniform Tuesday passes must meet HS Dress code requirements. Funds raised support Lincoln Charter initiatives.

Blind Eagles Improv Show
Thursday, April 25th – 7:00 p.m.
John Splain Family Gymnasium
Tickets: $2

The Blind Eagles are holding their final show for the school year! This finale features brand new improv games, as well as fan favorites! You’ll see an hour’s worth of zany stories, quirky characters, and comedic stunts, all made up on the spot! The Blind Eagles: where you never see what’s coming, and neither do we!
One Magic Kiss: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
May 2nd, 3rd and 4th – 7:00 p.m.
Lincoln Cultural Center
Tickets: $5
It’s the Lincoln Charter School Theatre Club’s biggest production yet!
One Magic Kiss: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a magical retelling of the classic Snow White story with a contemporary twist. Issues like bullying and self-image are prevalent throughout the story and songs. This show has very upbeat, catchy songs, and new characters that deliver an inspiring message—that ultimately beauty is who you are and how you treat people, not how you look.
Tickets are $5 at the door, or if you would like to reserve a seat in advance, you can purchase your tickets early on MPP.

Academics
Testing Calendar
Click here for the End of Year Testing Calendar.  Please note that this schedule is specific to the Denver Campus.  AP exams, EOGs, EOCs, and high school class exams are posted with the time and date of each testing session.  As a friendly reminder, EOCs and EOGs are state-mandated exams students in those respected grades are required to take. Please contact your building administrator if you have questions or concerns.

School Board Meeting
The School Board has changed the meeting time for the May meeting to the 28th at 6:30 at the Lincolnton Campus.

Summer Office Hours
Lincoln Charter summer office hours will begin the week of June 3rd through July 26th.  The front office will be open Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. Lincoln Charter is closed the week of July 1st. Regular office hours will resume the week of July 29th.

Athletics
HS Spring Pictures
April 24th – 3:00 p.m.

Paws at the Park
May 2nd vs. Pine Lake Prep
Click here for Paws at the Park Flyer

Heart of a Champion Free Physicals available for all rising 9th-12th graders
Saturday, May 18th
Register here

MS Sports Awards Night
May 20th – 6:30 p.m.

HS Spring Sports Awards Night
May 20th – 8:00 p.m.

Booster Wear
Booster Wear is now available – Jackets, fleece, t-shirts, hoodies, sweatpants, tanks, towels, blankets, hats and more. Booster Wear can be purchased through this link or by going to the LCS website under Athletics/Boosters/LCS Booster Wear.

Eagle Volleyball Clinics
For any rising 9th-12th grader who is interested in trying out for volleyball next year, there will be an interest meeting held on Monday, April 8th at 3:15 in Coach Lauren’s room (Denver Campus, lower building room 129).  There will also be an interest meeting in Lincolnton on Wednesday, April 10th at 3:15 in the HS gym. This meeting is for the players only. There you will receive information on summer workouts, camps, and tryouts. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please fill out this form so the coaches can forward you the information.  If you have any questions please contact Coach Lauren or Coach Shane.

Engaged Eagles
We hope that you had a relaxing spring break, and noted that there are less than 3 weeks left until the End of Grade Testing!  The week of May 13th -17th is a busy week of EOG volunteer test proctoring. This may not be your first choice for a volunteer position, but it may very well be the most important. The state mandates that there is one proctor in each classroom. Please consider proctoring for at least one test. Every single classroom needs a volunteer proctor with each day needing up to 25 volunteers! This may be your last chance to reach your goal of 30 volunteer hours for your family. EOG signup here.

Volunteer opportunities are still available for the month of April. This Friday night is the Spring Festival held on the Lincolnton campus. Make it a family night by volunteering at an art station and enjoying the evening with your Eagle family.  Find more information here.

Thank you to all the Engaged Eagles who continue to volunteer this year, working hard on the 30-hour challenge. Together we can accomplish more than we can alone. Details for all volunteer opportunities are listed here on The Lincoln Charter Volunteer Webpage.  

PTO
PTO Accepting Teacher & Club Grant Requests for 2018-2019
Now through April 24th
The PTO sets aside a portion of its budget to help teachers throughout the year to purchase additional supplies they may need to enrich their classrooms. We currently have a surplus in the teacher accounts. The PTO offers this surplus to TEACHERS & CLUBS that may need a little more than their original budget allowed, or for a larger ticket item/project they would like to have, in the form of GRANT Requests. Please email us for a copy of the Grant Request form. Separate communication to the Teachers and Clubs to follow.

Open PTO Positions for 2019-2020
The PTO Board has several open positions for the 2019-2020 school year, including Secretary, Co-Treasurer, High School Members at Large, and FunD Factory Coordinator. Please consider volunteering with the PTO and making a difference! Please email us if any of these roles interest you. A link to the job descriptions can be found here.

Donuts with Dad (K-6th grade only)
Friday, April 26th, 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., John Splain Family Gym
Save the date for our K-6 Donuts with Dad event. All K-6 Dads and their K-6 student(s) are invited to start the day with some delicious donuts and quality time, courtesy of the PTO. We also need Moms to help with this event! Please sign up here. Please park at the Rescue Park and use designated crosswalks.

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
May 6th-May 10th
Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week is dedicated to our Teachers and Staff and letting them know how much we appreciate what they do for our students. Feel free to participate how you wish. Small gestures of thanks are appropriate, and those coming from your child are even more special. K-5 Teacher Favorites can be found here.

Elementary Excitement
Rising 6th Grade Information Night and Sno-Cone Social
Thursday, April 25th – K6 Gymnasium – 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Get information about 6th grade and MS from the 6th-grade teachers and Mr. Sundry.
Topics will include: Supplies, Uniforms, Athletics, Math Curriculum and Rising 6th Grade Camp

Enjoy a complimentary sno-cone afterwards.  This event is not mandatory, but does allow for the sharing of important information for the transition to 6th grade.

PTO Patriotic Program
Thursday, May 9th, 6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. student drop off)
Machado Gym, Upper Bldg
Students are to wear the Navy Blue Field Trip Shirt and Khaki Bottoms

Rising 3rd Grade Parent Meeting
Do you have nagging questions about state-wide testing in grade 3?  What is LCS doing to adequately prepare your student for success?  How can you support your children at home this summer and next year during this monumental academic year?  Please join us for a rising grade 3 parent meeting at 3:30 on May 14th to answer these questions and MORE!  Childcare will be provided for your school-age children by e-mailing Christy Hutchinson prior to May 14th.

COLE Winners
Congratulations to our 2019 Cole Team:
Mia Fonville, Mia Chaney, Nathan Suplee, Sam Kennedy, Ben Kennedy, Prachi DeSai, Luke Sondee, Nicolas Nadra, Zack Johnson, Enzo Debbold, Amelia Kathal, Emmy Johnson

LCS not only finished first in total scored points, but also took first in the final battle against CSD! We are so proud of our students for their hard work and dedication to the team, as well as their representation of LCS and our community expectations!

Middle School Moments
MAP Testing
End-of-Year MAP testing will be April 24th and 25th.  This will give us clear data for our final push towards EOGs.

HS Info. Session
All rising 9th-grade families are invited to the annual HS Info. Session on Thursday, April 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the MP Room of the Upper Building.  This session is led by students and will highlight high school specific opportunities and experiences.  Academic Counselors and Administration will also speak in regards to preparing for high school.

MS Semi-Formal – Once Upon A Time
Friday, May 10th – Machado Gymnasium
Tickets are available now on MPP – May 6th at noon.
$18.00 per person for advance tickets, or $20 at the door.
This is a semi-formal event, and no shorts or jeans are allowed.  

Powder Puff Football
Wednesday, May 15th.  More information to follow.

8th Grade Picnic
Friday, May 17th.  More information to follow

High School Happenings
PROM 2019
A Night In The City That Never Sleeps
New York, New York
May 11, 2019 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Charlotte Marriott Center City

$75.00 per person- available on MPP until May 1st at 3:00 p.m.
Prom is open to 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students.
Click here for more information.