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Charter Chatter Summer Edition 05.29.2018

Class of 2018 Recap
Last week was filled with graduation festivities.  Lincoln Charter School graduated 149 students on Friday and Saturday in commencement ceremonies. The Class of 2018 received almost 700 college acceptances and over $15 million in grants/scholarships.  These are impressive numbers! We wish all of our graduates success in their upcoming endeavors!

Summer Office Hours
Lincoln Charter School will begin summer office hours on Monday, June 4th.
Offices will be open Monday-Wednesday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Summer office hours are in effect from Monday, June 4th – Friday, July 27th.  

Please note LCS will be closed Friday, June 1st as well as the week of July 2nd.  

*The Elementary Office at the Lincolnton Campus is closed this summer, all families should contact the MS/HS Office for assistance (704-736-9888).  

Parent Survey Reminder
We are currently collecting responses for our annual parent survey.  This survey allows Lincoln Charter to improve what we do. We compare these results to previous years – to track our progress.  Your participation and constructive criticism is appreciated!

2018 Parent Survey

School Board Voting Reminder
Please respond to this form only if you are a parent/guardian of a currently-enrolled Lincoln Charter student.  Each legal parent/guardian may only respond to this form once. Voting will remain open until June 1, 2018.

School Board Ballot

Summer Camps
Denver Summer Day Camps
SDC is open from 7am to 6pm Monday through Friday for 8 weeks this summer.  
We are closed July 2-6.  We have daily field trips.
Cost: $165/weekly  OR $45/daily
Bus Transportation $25/week, see Handbook for stops and times.
SDC Stays Program is available for
Enrichment Camp Add-on for $20/day.

Lincolnton Summer Day Camps
SDC is open from 7am to 5pm Monday through Friday for 8 weeks this summer.  
We are closed July 2-6.  We have weekly field trips. Cost: $140/weekly  OR $35/daily

LCS Enrichment Programs
LCS Enrichment Programs offer campers in rising Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade the chance to participate in a wide variety of academic and weekly sports camp programs. The camp instructors are creative and passionate LCS community members who challenge students to reach their full potential in an area that is significant to them. This opportunity will provide your camper with an exciting learning experience while giving them a chance to meet new friends with similar passions.

Remember, there is no camp the week of July 2nd – 6th. Click here for more information! Please contact summercamp@lincolncharter.org if you have any questions!

Report Card/EOY Pick Up Details
Report Cards can be picked up in the LCS Offices for K-5 students beginning Monday, June 4th. MS/HS Report Cards will be printed upon request.

Emailed report card request for Denver – Sonya O’Connor
Emailed report card request for Lincolnton – Carol Sronce

EOG and EOC Score Reports can also be picked up in the offices.  

Summer Learning Opportunities
Are you looking for ideas to do with your student this summer?  Please visit the LCS Website for Summer Learning Opportunities for some great ideas!

High School Summer Reading is also linked on this document.

Summer Learning Opportunities are linked on the website here.

Open Balances in MPP
All families are asked to log on to My Payments Plus and pay any remaining balances due.  If you have any questions about your charges please contact Angela Huffman.

School Supply Lists 18-19
Supply Lists are being updated and will be posted on our website soon.  Please check the LCS Website soon for the updated lists here.

 

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Charter Chatter Summer Edition 05.29.2018

Class of 2018 Recap
Last week was filled with graduation festivities.  Lincoln Charter School graduated 149 students on Friday and Saturday in commencement ceremonies. The Class of 2018 received almost 700 college acceptances and over $15 million in grants/scholarships.  These are impressive numbers! We wish all of our graduates success in their upcoming endeavors!

Summer Office Hours
Lincoln Charter School will begin summer office hours on Monday, June 4th.
Offices will be open Monday-Wednesday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Summer office hours are in effect from Monday, June 4th – Friday, July 27th.  

Please note LCS will be closed Friday, June 1st as well as the week of July 2nd.  

*The Elementary Office at the Lincolnton Campus is closed this summer, all families should contact the MS/HS Office for assistance (704-736-9888).  

Parent Survey Reminder
We are currently collecting responses for our annual parent survey.  This survey allows Lincoln Charter to improve what we do. We compare these results to previous years – to track our progress.  Your participation and constructive criticism is appreciated!

2018 Parent Survey

School Board Voting Reminder
Please respond to this form only if you are a parent/guardian of a currently-enrolled Lincoln Charter student.  Each legal parent/guardian may only respond to this form once. Voting will remain open until June 1, 2018.

School Board Ballot

Summer Camps
Denver Summer Day Camps
SDC is open from 7am to 6pm Monday through Friday for 8 weeks this summer.  
We are closed July 2-6.  We have daily field trips.
Cost: $165/weekly  OR $45/daily
Bus Transportation $25/week, see Handbook for stops and times.
SDC Stays Program is available for
Enrichment Camp Add-on for $20/day.

Lincolnton Summer Day Camps
SDC is open from 7am to 5pm Monday through Friday for 8 weeks this summer.  
We are closed July 2-6.  We have weekly field trips. Cost: $140/weekly  OR $35/daily

LCS Enrichment Programs
LCS Enrichment Programs offer campers in rising Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade the chance to participate in a wide variety of academic and weekly sports camp programs. The camp instructors are creative and passionate LCS community members who challenge students to reach their full potential in an area that is significant to them. This opportunity will provide your camper with an exciting learning experience while giving them a chance to meet new friends with similar passions.

Remember, there is no camp the week of July 2nd – 6th. Click here for more information! Please contact summercamp@lincolncharter.org if you have any questions!

Report Card/EOY Pick Up Details
Report Cards can be picked up in the LCS Offices for K-5 students beginning Monday, June 4th.  MS/HS Report Cards will be printed upon request.

Emailed report card request for Denver – Sonya O’Connor
Emailed report card request for Lincolnton – Carol Sronce

EOG and EOC Score Reports can also be picked up in the offices.  

Summer Learning Opportunities
Are you looking for ideas to do with your student this summer?  Please visit the LCS Website for Summer Learning Opportunities for some great ideas!

High School Summer Reading is also linked on this document.

Summer Learning Opportunities are linked on the website here.

Open Balances in MPP
All families are asked to log on to My Payments Plus and pay any remaining balances due.  If you have any questions about your charges please contact Angela Huffman.

School Supply Lists 18-19
Supply Lists are being updated and will be posted on our website soon.  Please check the LCS Website soon for the updated lists here.

 

 

 

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05.22.2018 Charter Chatter Denver

Parents, please be on the lookout for the 2018 School Board ballot.  Voting should open this week, the ballot will be sent out to all families via e-mail.  

We are also currently collecting responses for our annual parent survey.  This survey allows Lincoln Charter to improve what we do. We compare these results to previous years – to track progress.  Your participation and constructive criticism is VERY appreciated!

2018 Parent Survey

Student Life
End of Year Activities
Tuesday, May 22nd
The GRAD, Graduate Recognition and Dinner Class of 2018
Machado Gymnasium
RSVP required – RSVP managed by seniors through their school issued email account

Wednesday, May 23rd at 10:00am
Class of 2030
Kg. Graduation
John Splain Family Gymnasium (Lower Building)
Kindergarten Graduation will recognize the Class of 2030 and celebrate their time in Kindergarten.

Wednesday, May 23rd at noon
Class of 2025
Elementary Promotion
John Splain Family Gymnasium (Lower Building)
Elementary Promotion will recognize the Class of 2025 and celebrate their time in grades 1-5.  

Wednesday, May 23rd at 7:00pm
Class of 2022
Middle School Promotion
Machado Gymnasium (Upper Building)
Middle School Promotion will recognize the Class of 2022 and celebrate their time in grades 6-8.  

Friday, May 25th at 7:00pm
Class of 2018 Commencement
Machado Gymnasium (Upper Building)
Ticket required for admission

Last Blood Drive for this school year, May 30, from 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
You can help to save up to three lives in the local community. Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will be hosting our blood drive Wednesday, May 30th.

Everyone is welcome to donate, feel free to bring a friend. To date we have collected 183 Units, our goal for the year is 200+ units. At this level we are eligible for $2,500 in student scholarship.

To sign up, please contact the High School front office OR visit www.cbcc.us. If you have additional questions, please call or email Lois @ 704-483-6611, Lois Strain .

LCS Little Library- Thank you to Lana Yousef and Ella Plemmons
Lana Yousef and Ella Plemmons have created, donated and installed a brand new “LCS LITTLE LIBRARY” for our entire community to enjoy.  Please find the lending library next to the playground.  Please borrow a book, donate a book, and be sure to latch the door when you are finished!  Thank you for enriching our community!!

Academics
Check out our HS art students’ soft sculpture service learning “monsters” our kg students dreamed up!! Each KG student drew an imaginary monster.  Their HS buddy then created this special character for each child! Photo Folder

Athletics
Men’s Tennis
Congratulations to our Men’s Tennis Team for their Runner-up performance in the State Championship.  This has been the most successful tennis season in LCS history: 16 wins, State Runner-Up, Doubles State Champs (Parker Powell and Jackson Law,) Conference Singles Champion – Jimmy Sherrill, 12 consecutive wins, Lake Norman Tennis Association Scholarship winner – Grant Swicegood

2018 LCS Fall Tryouts
HS Fall Tryouts July 31 – Aug. 3
MS Fall Tryouts Aug. 15 – Aug. 17

PTO
PTO Executive Board Approved
The PTO Executive Board has been approved by majority vote. Thank you to those who took the time to vote. Congratulations to our incoming Board! We look forward a great year ahead.

Track Attack 2018
It’s never too early to start planning for our 2018 Track Attack event. If you have ideas/suggestions and are interested in helping plan this amazing fundraiser for our school next year, please email the PTO at denverlcspto@gmail.com. We have many roles with different levels of participation to suit all types of availability.

May Newsletter & Summer Wishes
You should have received our May newsletter last week. Thank you again to all our families for supporting the PTO this year. Without your donations and support, we would not be able to provide so much to our school. Have a wonderful and safe summer break!

Uniform Donations for Rising 9th grade Students
Calling all gr 8 students, now is the time to shed those solid color polos, tan pants and black shorts!  We’ll take your gently used middle school uniforms in the lower building front office!

Middle School Moments
MS Promotion Ceremony
8th Grade Students
Wednesday May 23rd 7:00 pm
Machado Gymnasium

8th graders will not need to come to school Thursday and Friday following their promotion.

6th Grade Mint Museum Field Trip
May 24
$5 on MyPaymentsPlus
Chaperones are FREE – contact Mrs. Underwood

Community News
Summer Tutoring Opportunities
Help prevent the summer slide and prepare for the upcoming school year.  We have several teachers interested in providing summer one-on-one learning enrichment.  Please contact the LCS office if you are interested. We have support in both math and English language arts.

Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon
Saturday, June 2 at Ingersoll Rand, Davidson NC
Registration now available www.pinkyswear.org/kids-tri-charlotte-2018 join Lincoln Charter’s team. The Pinky Swear Triathlon is a non-timed and non-competitive race for kids of all abilities with fundraising for the Pinky Swear mission to help kids with cancer and their families. The triathlon registration is $35.
Ages 6-10: 75 yard swim, 1.5 mile bike, .5 mile run
Ages 11-14: 150 yard swim, 3 mile bike, .75 mile run
Ages 15-18: 200 yard swim, 4.5 mile bike, 1 mile run

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05.21.2018 Charter Chatter Lincolnton

Parents, please be on the lookout for the 2018 School Board ballot.  Voting should open this week, the ballot will be sent out to all families via e-mail.  

We are also currently collecting responses for our annual parent survey.  This survey allows Lincoln Charter to improve what we do. We compare these results to previous years – to track progress.  Your participation and constructive criticism is VERY appreciated!

2018 Parent Survey

Student Life
End of Year Activities
Wednesday, May 23rd at 9:00 am
Kg. Graduation
MS/HS Gym
Kindergarten Graduation will recognize the Class of 2030 and celebrate their time in Kindergarten.

Wednesday, May 23rd at 12:00 pm
Elementary Promotion
MS/HS Gym
Elementary Promotion will recognize the Class of 2025 and celebrate their time in grades 1-5.  

Wednesday, May 23rd at 7:00 pm
Middle School Promotion
MS/HS Gym
Middle School Promotion will recognize the Class of 2022 and celebrate their time in grades 6-8.  

Thursday, May 24th
The GRAD, Graduate Recognition and Dinner
Lincoln County Cultural Center
RSVP required – RSVP managed by seniors through their school issued email account

Saturday, May 26th at 10:00 am
Class of 2018 Commencement
MS/HS Gym
Ticket required for admission.

Athletics
Men’s Tennis
Congratulations to our Men’s Tennis Team for their Runner-up performance in the State Championship.  This has been the most successful tennis season in LCS history: 16 wins, State Runner-Up, Doubles State Champs (Parker Powell and Jackson Law,) Conference Singles Champion – Jimmy Sherrill, 12 consecutive wins, Lake Norman Tennis Association Scholarship winner – Grant Swicegood

2018 LCS Fall Tryouts
HS Fall Tryouts July 31 – Aug. 3
MS Fall Tryouts Aug. 15 – Aug. 17

PTO
Election Results
Results of the 2018-2019 Board election were announced on Friday night at Spring Fling.
Fundraising Chair – Connie Molby
Middle School/High School Vice President – Rebecca Pomeroy
Volunteer Chair – Jessica Doster

Thank you to the Nominations Committee for their work on the election. And congratulations to these new board members.

Spring Fling
We hope everyone who came out on Friday night for Spring Fling had a good time. The PTO sold hot dogs and Chick-fil-A. The bounce house was very popular, as was badminton and the ping pong table. Thanks to everyone who attended, and to the volunteers who worked so hard to put this event together.

Wash, Dry, Fold
The PTO will hold a used uniform sale in August. Watch Facebook and our school website for details. Volunteers are needed this summer to wash clothing that has been collected. Please email us at LincolntonPTO@lincolncharter.org if you are willing to help.

Stay In Touch
Summer’s here and school is almost out, but you can stay in touch with PTO by activating your membership on our website at http://lincolntonpto.lincolncharter.org. News is also posted on our FaceBook page, @LincolntonPTO. Find and like us today!

Best wishes to our students and staff for a fun and safe summer!

Elementary Excitement
Congratulations to Bailey McClure and Mrs. Lineberger for winning the Newsletter Naming Contest! Please look for The Eagles Call Newsletter in August 2018 for lots of great things happening at LCS!  Have a GREAT summer Eagles!

From Mrs. Swengros From The Library
Thank you to all volunteers who have helped shift the library and computer lab.  It would not have been possible without you! Next year’s theme is going to be “adventures around the world”. If you have any maps/globes/airplanes/traveled themed items you would like to donate we would love to have them!  Just drop them by the art room or the elementary office.

From the Elementary Art Department
What a colorful year we have had!  Such creative and inspiring students.  All unclaimed artwork will be displayed in the elementary gym lobby & available for the taking.

If anyone goes to the beach this summer, bring back some shells!  We will be painting shells at the beginning of the school year as part of our campus beautification project.  

I am looking forward to even more great work next year!

High School Happenings
Summer Reading
HS Summer Reading is ready!  All English classes, APUSH, and AP Gov students have summer reading.  To view the titles and directions click here.

Community News
Girl Scout Interest Meeting
Calling ALL 2018-2019 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade girls who may be interested in learning more about Girl Scouts!!! Join us for a family meet-and-greet to learn more about Girl Scouts and our troop (Troop 13104)!

All about the Meet & Greet:
When: Tuesday, May 29th
Where: Our Saviour Episcopal Church
1128 Hwy 182
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Time: 6:30-7:30 PM

If you are interested but cannot attend contact Erica and Janet at gstroop13104@gmail@gmail.com!!

We look forward to meeting your family!!

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05.15.2018 Charter Chatter Denver

Student Life
End of Year Activities
Tuesday, May 22nd
The GRAD, Graduate Recognition and Dinner Class of 2018
Machado Gymnasium
RSVP required – RSVP managed by seniors through their school issued email account

Wednesday, May 23rd at 10:00am
Class of 2030
Kg. Graduation
John Splain Family Gymnasium (Lower Building)
Kindergarten Graduation will recognize the Class of 2030 and celebrate their time in Kindergarten.

Wednesday, May 23rd at noon
Class of 2025
Elementary Promotion
John Splain Family Gymnasium (Lower Building)
Elementary Promotion will recognize the Class of 2025 and celebrate their time in grades 1-5.  

Wednesday, May 23rd at 7:00pm
Class of 2022
Middle School Promotion
Machado Gymnasium (Upper Building)
Middle School Promotion will recognize the Class of 2022 and celebrate their time in grades 6-8.  

Friday, May 25th at 7:00pm
Class of 2018 Commencement
Machado Gymnasium (Upper Building)
Ticket required for admission

Please check out Mr. Bryant’s latest blog post regarding the Rally for Respect this week – http://jonathanbryantlcs.blogspot.com.

Athletics
Spring Sports Candids
The yearbook staff is looking for a few more photos of middle and high school spring sports for next year’s yearbook.  If you have any you’d like to share, please send them to Taylor Helms.

Sports Awards Night- May 21, 2018
Middle School Athletics – 6:00pm
Spring High School Athletics – 7:30pm

2018 LCS Fall Tryouts
HS Fall Tryouts July 31 – Aug. 3
MS Fall Tryouts Aug. 15 – Aug. 17

Elementary Excitement
Rising gr 3 Students and Parents
There will be a RISING 3rd Grade Informational Meeting on Thursday, May 17th at 3:30 PM in the Elementary Media Center on the 2nd floor. In this meeting you will receive Information about the NC Read to Achieve Laws and how they affect your child in 3rd grade. Come and learn about what LCS is doing to prepare students for success and what you can be doing now to help prepare your son or daughter to thrive in 3rd grade.

We will be offering free child care with the LCS After School Program from 3:30-4:45. Please check your children in at the multi-purpose room on the main floor. Please RSVP to Julie Dail if you are able to attend the meeting. Please include how many students plan to attend the LCS After School Care program.

Tied Together for Education
What began as an idea to help ease worries and anxiety of LCS elementary students became a successful Learn Serve Engage Project at LCS.

Middle School Moments
MS Chromebooks
On Thursday May 17, 6th and 7th grade teachers will be collecting the students’ chromebooks and chargers for the summer.  This will allow for the safe-keeping of the technology and provide opportunity for software updates and repairs. All devices will be returned to the students at the beginning of next school year.

8th grade students will be keeping their chromebooks as they transition to high school.

8th Grade Promotion Picnic
On Tuesday May 22, the 8th grade students will be spending the day at Lake Norman State Park as a celebration for their completion of middle school.  The day is intended to provide one last opportunity, as middle schoolers, for the students to spend time together. The swim area is open and a permission slip to swim will be sent home to all parents.  Students will also be able to hang up their hammocks, play sports or just relax and listen to music with their friends. Food and drink will be provided (hot dogs, hamburgers) but if students want to bring their own snacks, that is also encouraged.

Nest Olympics
On Friday May 18, all MS students will be participating in the 1st Annual Nest Olympics.  Nests will be competing in a litany of events ranging from relay races to volleyball to kickball.  This is a day that is designed to be fun and promote friendly competition and camaraderie. Please have your student dress in athletic shorts, close-toed shoes and a shirt that matches their Nest’s color.  Water coolers will be provided, but individual water bottles are encouraged – please have the student’s name written somewhere on the bottle. Lunch will run as normal.

MS EOG Schedule
May 15th – ELA 6-8
May 16th – Math 6-8 (excluding Math 1 students)
May 17th – Science 8th grade only
May 21st – Math 1 EOC
May 23rd – EOG Makeup

MS Athletic Awards Night
Monday May 21st 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Machado Gymnasium

MS Promotion Ceremony
Wednesday May 23rd 7:00 pm
Machado Gymnasium

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