lincoln1News 8/23/16

From the President

Happy Tuesday, Lincoln families!

Our first PTA meeting is in the books, and though it wasn’t always pretty, we powered through, setting goals for the year and discussing a preliminary budget. More details on the budget will be available at our next meeting, September 9 at 3 p.m. We had a great attendance for the first meeting, but would love to see even more parents and teachers attend next time.

Fall Carnival is sneaking up on us, and we can always use volunteers to help with setup, running booths, and clean-up. We have a nice stack of volunteer sign-ups, and we will be reaching out to people who signed up over the next few weeks, but more volunteers are already appreciated. We are also offering opportunities for businesses to help sponsor the event. More information is provided below.

As always, if you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact me anytime. Thank you for your support of the Lincoln PTA.

Bill Bazzell, PTA President | | 520-904-4076

Do you own or manage a business?
Would you like to support the Lincoln School Fall Carnival and advertise at the same time?
Booth Sponsorships are available for $50, $100, or $150. For that you get 1) your banner on the school fence the week of the Fall Carnival, 2) a placard on the booth you are sponsoring, and 3) a thank you in the Tuesday News following the event!
Contact Amanda Bazzell at 520-904-1464 or for more information or to sign up.
The Fall Carnival is approaching fast (Friday, September 23 from 5-7 p.m.), so please act soon!

The Lincoln School PTA provides a variety of services to the school community.  It is a vital link between parents, teachers, students, and administration.

This award-winning unit has been recognized at the state level for having the greatest increase in membership regionally, most grandparent members, most business memberships, 100% family membership, 100% faculty membership, and 100% support staff membership!

We welcome volunteers!  There are many opportunities for involvement.  Choose your favorite (or suggest something in which you’d like to participate).  Even as little as one hour per year per parent makes a big difference.

PTA Service Projects

Cultural Arts Fair, Science Fair, Field Day, computer software, reading incentives, enrichment materials, Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math enhancement, incentive money to each teacher, and more.

PTA Fund-raising Projects

Various fund-raising events furnish money for school activities, materials, and projects not covered in the normal school budget.

Membership Drive — dues go toward national and state support as well as local service projects.

General Mills — by collecting labels from General Mills box tops PTA can purchase items for the school.

School Pictures — PTA receives a portion of each package purchased.

Fall & Spring Fundraisers —  exciting opportunities to support PTA, with product delivery in time for the holidays.

Community Partnerships —  Target, Albertson’s and Papa John’s return a portion of their profits to our PTA when parents, grandparents, and friends use identified cards or dine on designated days.   Fry’s and Safeway also offer incentives for PTA.  Please ask in the school office for details.