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Originally delivered on 3/19/2023 3:15 pm

SUBJECT: PTO Communication: Week of March 13 - 17 [copy]


Lincoln-Hubbard PTO Communication

Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24, 2023

Cultural Arts Assembly Tuesday: The Brain Show

The PTO uses funds donated by you to help support Cultural Arts assemblies for your children throughout the school year. On Monday, March 21, they will enjoy The Brain Show! The Brain Show uses an interactive game show format to celebrate education and demonstrate that learning can be cool and fun!

Grade 3 CogAT Testing Takes Place This Week

Third-graders will be taking the CogAT test this Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) measures verbal, mathematical, analytical, and spatial reasoning skills, and is one of several criteria utilized for participation in our IDEAS program for academically-gifted learners. Please keep in mind that this is not an assessment for which children need to prepare or study. If you would like further information about the IDEAS program, please click on the link.

Coffee with the Principal this Week

Join us Thursday, March 23 at 7 pm via Google Meet or Friday, March 24 in person at 9 am to learn more about what's going on in school right now, including a look ahead at spring testing and other spring activities.


Google Meet joining info:

Video call link:

Or dial: (US) +1 470-210-0964

PIN: 368 555 870#                                                       



Report Cards Posted Friday

This Friday, March 24 is the end of the first trimester. Your child's report card will be posted in Genesis at 3 pm. You can click here to access the Genesis parent portal.

PTO Query About Backyard Playdates and General PTO Meetings

Thanks to all who provided feedback via the Parent Climate Survey in January.  The PTO received some valuable insights and would like to gather some quick additional data on two topics in order to best serve our community -- Backyard Playdates and General PTO meetings. Please click here for two quick questions. Many thanks for your input and time! 

Fourth Graders Collecting Pantry Items in Anticipation of Give and Give Back Fundraiser

This year, our 4th grade is partnering with Family Promise for the GIVE AND GIVE BACK FUNDRAISER taking place on Wednesday, April 12.

Each fourth-grade student will help pack a “Stock the Pantry” gift bag to be given to families in need that work with Family Promise. We are asking for donations to help with this event!  

Items Needed: 

5 lb. bag(s) of flour

4 lb. bag(s) of sugar

16 - 48 oz. Bottle(s) of vegetable oil

 Spices for cooking (jars of salt, black pepper and oregano)

 Boxes of teabags. 

Our goal is to have at least 50 of each item listed donated to help create the gift bags that will be assembled on April 12th!

Please send your donated items to schoolby March 24 and place them on the tables located in the cafeteria.  Thank you for your help and support of our upcoming GIVE AND GIVE BACK FUNDRAISER!

Save the Dates: Boys Night Out (April 28) and Talent Show (May 5)

Calling all L-H boys and one special grownup -- mom, stepmom, grandma, aunt, older sister, etc.: join us on Friday, April 28 from 6-8 pm! The evening will include obstacle course fun, field day games, prizes, pizza, and a DJ. Click here to purchase tickets.

And calling first-, second- and third-graders to show off their skills in our annual talent show on Friday,May 5 at 6:30 pm. This years show will be out of this world!

A few important details for participants
- talents can be solo or group (groups cannot exceed 5 participants)
- must be 2 minutes or under
- a participant may appear in one act only
- rehearsal attendance is mandatory (May 3rd and 4th after school )

Registration forms must be submitted by Friday, March 30.

We are excited to see our talented students take the stage!

L-H Cares: First-Graders Collecting "Pennies for Puppies"

LH Cares set up a special assembly for the first graders, who were visited by Ms. Anita Egan of The Seeing Eye in Morristown and her guide dog, Macy. The students learned all about the organization, what it does for the blind and what goes into the training of the guide dogs.

Over the next two weeks, the first graders will be promoting their cause by coming around to the classrooms and advertising on behalf of The Seeing Eye for their program called Pennies for Puppies; they will be in charge of collating donations and in-kind donations. Collection bins will be in each of the first grade classrooms through March 31. 

L-H Holding Book Drive through March 31
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

-- A boys' leather jacket, size L or XL, or even an adult S

Latest THRIVE Lesson: Online Safety and Bullying

Miss Dorsey taught our kids about online safety and bullying last week during her THRIVE lesson. You can view her letter here.

Save the Date: April 12 for Give and Give Back Fundraiser

Stay tuned for details on our annual L-H Give and Give Back Fundraiser. Your kids will be giving back to various local organizations on Wednesday, April 12.

We'll also be asking for some of those supplies to be donated. Details to come!

Stock the Staff Lounge for March

There's still time to help with some treats for the staff lounge this month. They love everything you send in, so thank you!

You can sign up for something here.

Your PTO Dollars at Work

Our amazing hospitality committee brought in a rainbow of goodness to show our staff some love this week. (see pic below)

These kinds of treats are possible because of your generous donations!

Thursday, March 23
7:00p Coffee With the Principal (evening, virtual)
Friday, March 24
9:00a Coffee With the Principal (in person)
Monday, April 3
No School: Spring Break
Tuesday, April 4
No School: Spring Break
Wednesday, April 5
No School: Spring Break
Thursday, April 6
No School: Spring Break
Friday, April 7
No School: Spring Break
Monday, April 10
11:00a Lunchtime Info Session: Give and Give Back Fundraiser
Tuesday, April 11
11:00a Lunchtime Info Session: Give and Give Back Fundraiser
Wednesday, April 12
Give and Give Back Fundraiser Begins
Friday, April 14
9:00a PTO Meeting
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