Lincoln Middle School
Middle School
510 S. 9th St | La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 | 608-789-7780 | Fax: 608-789-7181

INTRODUCING…THE SPUDMOBILE

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Thanks to the Potato Growers Association, who donated the new salad bar setups in the cafeteria, Lincoln Middle will be visited by the Spudmobile, a mobile potato learning lab. Students who have the opportunity to visit will learn about the growth of a potato, types of new potatoes, potato taste-tests, and more. The Sudmobile will be visiting Lincoln on Wednesday, February 22, and will be parked on the back playground.

PARENT INTERNET SAFETY PRESENTATION

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Join us for an Internet Safety Presentation hosted by Principal Murray and District IT Staff on:

Wednesday, March 1

6:00pm-7:00pm

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*Please bring your student’s iPad.  There will also be an opportunity for Q&A after the presentation.

 

DRAMA CLUB – XANADU PERFORMANCE

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The Lincoln/SOTAII/CMAP Drama Club invites you to an after school field trip to see XANADU at the Weber Center. Xanadu is the story of Kira, a magical and beautiful Greek muse who descends from the heavens of Mt. Olympus to Venice Beach in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time–the first ROLLER DISCO! But when Kira falls in love with the mortal, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation and chaos abounds!

At: La Crosse Community Theater, Weber Center for the Performing Arts – Downtown La Crosse

On: Wednesday March 1st, 2017

COST = $5

Run Time: 2 Hours

Student drop off at Lincoln Middle: 6:45pm

Student pick up at: 9:45pm

PERMISSION SLIP required

 

FBLA REGIONALS

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We had an EXTREMELY successful day today placing 3rd overall as a team. All students advance to the State competition in April.   Congratulations to all of the students who performed and represented Lincoln MS.

 

REGIONAL SPELLING BEE

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Congratulations to Lauren Jarrett for taking 4th place at the Regional Spelling Bee. The top five winners will compete at the state competition in March. Great job Lauren!

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS

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Battle of the books school winners: Helen Baines, Rosemary Greany, and Alexie Leonhardt – These ladies will take the state online battle test the last week of February.

Battle of Books final competitors for school battle: Alexi Leonhardt, Helen Baines, Rosemary Greany, Rinoa Yang, Norah Hofland, Eli Stovall, Maria-Sofia Andonova, Ava Scholl, Bella Brown, Kate Eubanks

 

LINCOLN GEO BEE

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Congratulations to our GeoBee winners.  Eli Stovall took first place and Roman Westrich took 2nd.  Eli will compete in the state contest on February 1.  Classroom winner particpants were: Caroline Pohnl, Lucy Kujak, Cecilia Bouzek, Kyle Lee, Eliott Stovall, Roman Westrich

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2017 YOUTH ART MONTH PARTICIPANTS!

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Lauren Boge, Muriel Severson and Calvin Fennie have their art going to the Heider Center for the Arts in West Salem to be a part of the West Central Regional Art Exhibit. Their work will hang with 400 other artworks representing our school in the WAEA (Wisconsin Art Educator Association) annual exhibit. The exhibit will be up from February 3rd-28th. A public reception for the students is on Thursday, February 23rd from 6-7:30. A huge congratulations goes out to these talented artists.  Artwork from left:  Lauren Boge, Muriel Severson, Calvin Fennie

ARTIST GRAND CHAMPION WINNER

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Congratulations Caroline Pohnl for being the GRAND Champion Winner of the Tobacco Free youth Billboard Art Contest. The theme for the contest focuses on the environment and states: “No Butts About It: This is Litter.” Her poster will be hung throughout the city of La Crosse. Way it go, Caroline!

HARVEST OF THE MONTH NEWSLETTERS

Harvest of the Month December 2016 Carrots

Harvest of the Month January 2017 Eggs

Harvest of the Month February 2017 – Mushrooms

Harvest of the Month March 2017 Winter Squash

STUDENT HEALTH

Pertussis District Letter 2016

Pertussis Fact Sheet

MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE INFORMATION FOR PARENTS 2016-2017

 

PTO MEETING THIS FRIDAY

Parents, join us for our next PTO meeting this Friday, February 24, at 11:00am in Room 218.

PTO AGENDA 2-24-17

PTO MINUTES 1-20-17

DWP REPORT

 

CULTURAL LIAISON FAMILY NIGHT

Invitation to all multicultural families in the School District of LaCrosse…

Cultural Liaison Family Night
Lincoln-SOTA II-Coulee Montessori
Tuesday, March 21
10:00am-12:00pm -or- 5:00pm-7:00pm

See attached FLYER.

Any questions please contact Shaundel Spivey at 608-789-6620 or Naohoua Yang at 608-789-6664.

 

AUTHOR VISIT – BOOKS AVAILABLE

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Author, Jason Reynolds, will be speaking to Lincoln/SOTA II/Coulee Montessori students on Thursday, March 16 from 9:05am-10:00am.  Students and staff can also purchase any of his books.  He will also be available after his presentation for autographs of the books. Attached is an ORDER FORM if you are interested in purchasing (order forms  due January 31)

 

FCCLA REGION 5 STAR EVENT

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The FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Region 5 STAR Event competition was held at Western Technical College Friday, January 20th. Eight members from Lincoln Middle School competed. Ava Krause, Blair Greenwold and Lucy Kujak received a Gold for their Advocacy project about childhood obesity, Quinn Jorgensen received a silver for her illustrated talk about shaken baby syndrome, Kayla Holmen, Ellie Haverland and Sydney Lockley received a Gold for their Life Event Planning project that entailed detailed cost comparison of a trip to an cabin up north over New Years, and Ella Lysne received a silver for her food innovation project. Her food innovation was a sweet potatoes KrumKake with a peanut butter whipped cream filling. All will advance to State in April 3-5 at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells! Congratulations and good luck at State.

Pictured back row l to r: Blair Greenwold, Quinn Jorgensen, Ella Lysne, Kayla Holmen; front row l to r: Lucy Kujak, Ava Krause, Sydney Lockley and Ellie Haverland

 

SYMPOHIC BAND REPRESENTS WISCONSIN MIDDLE SCHOOL BANDS

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“A big congratulations go out to our Symphonic Band for their wonderful performance at the National Band Association convention in Appleton last Friday. They not only represented our school, and our district well, they were the representative of middle school bands in Wisconsin. Great work everyone! We are very proud of you!”