back to newsletters

Originally delivered on 2/26/2023 3:15 pm

SUBJECT: PTO Communication: Week of Feb. 27 - March 3


Lincoln-Hubbard PTO Communication

Monday, Feb. 27 - Friday, March 3, 2023

Author/Artist Bryan Collier Coming to L-H on Tuesday!

We're excited to welcome author-illustrator Bryan Collier, recipient of multiple Caldecott Honors and Coretta Scott King awards as well as the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, this Tuesday, Feb. 28.  

He will be discussing the following titles with the children during his presentations and will be happy to sign any books:

Uptown by Bryan Collier

Music is a Rainbow by Bryan Collier

All Because You Matter by Tami Charles

We are Here by Tami Charles

Dave the Potter by Laban Carrick Hill

Thank you to the parent community for their generous donations to the PTO which make the author visit program possible!

Tuesday is Last Day to Send in Toiletries for Third-Grade Collection

Third-graders are collecting toiletries and hand warmers for Bridges through this Tuesday, Feb. 28. Boxes are up front by the main office and over by the library.

Registration is Open for FLASH Camp

Registration is now open for this summer's FLASH program! FLASH offers a variety of engaging and creative learning pathways in its summer program. Learn more at the FLASH website.

 Register before March 1 for a $50 discount.

Time to Send in the Spuds

Time to start sending in your potato creations! Students can drop them off beginning tomorrow, Monday, Feb. 27, through March 2.

February is Read Across America month, and to celebrate, we're participating in a potato book character contest where kids turn an ordinary household potato into their favorite book character. 

For all the details, click here

Learn How to Support Executive Functioning at District Workshop

Elementary school parents are invited to attend a parent workshop called Strategies for Supporting Children's Executive Functioning Skills on Wednesday, March 1 from 9 - 10 am. 

The workshop will be held in the Summit High School Library Media Center, but it will also be live-streamed on the Summit Public Schools YouTube Channel.

Lots of Ways to Support SEF!

The SEF annual fundraising gala, Spring for Excellence, takes place Saturday, March 4 at 7 pm at the Elks Club.

On March 1, you can also support SEF by shopping at the following stores downtown and mentioning you're supporting SEF:

The Silver Lining, Tea & Oranges, Willow St, A to Zoom, Sweet Nothings and The Red Balloon, Piattino’s and The Office                                                      

    You can also sign up here to contribute a bottle of wine for the wine pull that will take place the night of the event.

How about a lawn sign? You can purchase one here to show your support.

And lastly, there are still tickets available to the live event! You can purchase tickets or make a donation here

Tickets On Sale For High School and Middle School Musicals

SHS’s musical Something Rotten! is live NEXT WEEK, March 1 - 4. There is now a livestream for Wednesday and Thursday shows (March 1 and 2 at 6 pm). Both Tickets and livestream are for sale here:

And starting tomorrow, Monday, Feb. 27, you can purchase tickets to the middle school's performance, The Little Mermaid, which runs March 17 - 19

Costume Help Needed For Seussical

We're in need of a few items for the upcoming L-H musical, Seussical. Please reach out to Gemma Davies if you have any of the following items:

-- 8 Denim jackets that can be cut up (sizes 8 -12)

-- a brown/tan fur (faux) vest or jacket, size 8 - 10

-- a Grinch costume

Your PTO Dollars at Work

Check out these pics from our amazing Cultural Arts assembly last week, when we welcomed the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company!

These events are only possible because of the generosity of our parent community. And special thanks to Lisa Hatch for her hard work on this.

Tuesday, February 28
8:15a Author Visit: Author/Illustrator Bryan Collier (Time TBD)
Wednesday, March 1
8:00a Shop Local to Support SEF
9:00a Parent Workshop on Supporting Executive Functioning Skills (in person AND livestreamed)
Saturday, March 4
7:00p SEF Gala: Spring For Excellence
Monday, March 13
8:15a Single Session Day: 12:30 pm Dismissal
Thursday, March 23
7:00p Coffee With the Principal (evening, virtual)
Friday, March 24
9:00a Coffee With the Principal (in person)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -