Principal Points
Thought for the week . . . God gave you a fingerprint that no one else has, so you can leave an imprint that no one else can.
News for the Week
Penny Challenge Results
WOWZA!!!! Did you hear what the total was? It was revealed this morning at chapel . . . $2003.52 That's a lot of pennies!!! The 5th grade class won the challenge as they brought in $300.21 in pennies and had $278.20 in silver for a positive of $22.01. Thanks for your awesome support of our penny drive with all funds going to the Pregnancy Center here in Lincoln. #LoveOthers
New Website
Exciting news! The beginnings of the new christlincoln.org website are up and running. You can find the Christ Lincoln Schools page with a quick scroll down and a click! We will be building out more pages soon, but for now you can access links to the menu, calendar, and any sign-ups by using the link to this weekly newsletter that will be posted there, on Facebook and in your email inbox each week.
Sports Day-Feb. 20th
The UNL athletes will be here on Wednesday, February 20th in the morning. This was originally planned for Lutheran Schools Week, however the athletes had to change dates due to a scheduling conflict. The theme is "Sportin the Spirit" and all students are encouraged to wear a spirit shirt or favorite athletic team shirt. (For elementary students this is a non-uniform day)
Mom's Night Out! Sign Up for Cabernet & Crafts
This item was available for those that attended the auction in November and now we are opening up the remaining spots to everyone! Enjoy a ladies night out on Saturday, February 16 for $35 per person (15 spots available). Appetizers, drinks & a craft (beautiful book page wreath-see picture) provided. See the sign up for more details and join us!!
South Child Care
With our south location (67th & Yankee Hill Rd.) currently being built to open in early fall, we are now accepting inquiries to get on our waiting list for the Infant-Preschool spots that will open up there. Please share this information with friends, neighbors & co-workers that might be in need of quality care.
Comfort Dog
Have you heard the news? We are getting our LCC ( Lutheran Church Charities ) K9 Comfort Dog very soon! Watch for a post next week when we should find out the name of the dog we are receiving.
Elementary News
School OUT Days
The next School OUT Days are February 15, 18 & 19. Please register by Wednesday noon, February 12. Click School OUT.
Elementary Upcoming Dates
Click here for details on calendar

Feb 12 & 14 Parent-Teacher Conferences
Feb 15 No School-Teacher Comp Day
Feb 18 Np School-President's Day
Feb 19 No School-Staff Prof. Development
Feb 20 Sports Day-UNL Athletes
Feb 21 Plant Sale Kickoff
Parent Teacher Conferences
Please sign up for Parent Teacher Conferences being held on Tuesday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 14th to meet with your child's teacher.
Spelling Bee
Congratulations to Jonathan Dale who won the Christ Lincoln Schools Spelling Bee and will go on to represent us in the county spelling bee next week. Jonathan won in the 26th round on the word "conservatory" Alternate is Evelyn Klappenback. A special shout out to all of the class representatives who won their classroom bees and did a great job: Eliana Wahl, Ava DiVito, Evalyn Klappenback, Ruey Jud, Alivia Plautz, Bella DiVito, and Isaac Friedman.
Enrollment for 2019-2020
Re-enrollment for all current Kindergarten-4th grade families began on Monday. Please look for an email from TADS with your link to re-enroll. Please note if you are enrolling in Before & After School Care for next year, you will be indicating this during the enrollment process and be contacted by the Child Care Office with information about enrolling in those programs.
Summer Program Enrollment
Now launching "Everyday Adventures" Summer 2019. Priority enrollment for Christ Lincoln Families Post K-5 is this week. Follow the LINK to register.
Financial Aid Applications 2019-20
All families who applied for aid with tuition last year need to reapply this year. If you did not apply, but would like to receive aid, please fill out an application. You can log into your TADS account to complete this process at anytime. Applications are due by March 1 with aid awarded by March 22. When re-enrolling, please indicate that you are applying for aid.
Sweatshirt Mix Up
There has been a sweatshirt mix up and someone accidentally grabbed the wrong one. Please help us resolve this and get the sweatshirt back to its correct owner. We are asking you to check your child's backpack, closet, bedroom floor :) etc. and make sure the one you have is the right one. Please look at tags as missing one has name in it. Navy blue, hooded Cougar sweatshirt with new logo.
Dad/Daughter Dance
The annual Dad/Daughter Dance gives you a change to dine, dance, and create a lasting memory. Central: Friday, March 1 at 6:00 pm; South: Friday, March 8 at 6:00 pm Register
Half Day Preschool News
Enrollment For Half-Day Preschool
Enrollment for Half-Day 3 and 4 year old preschool opened Monday, February 4 with priority for families currently in the program. Other church members are welcome to enroll starting the 11th and community member, the 18th. Follow the link to enroll today!
Half Day Upcoming Dates

Feb 13 Valentine's Party - 3 Year Olds
Feb 14 Valentine's Party - 4 Year Olds
Feb 20, 21 Starfish 4's P-T Conferences
Feb 20 Sports Day-UNL Athletes
Feb 21 Plant Sale Kickoff
Parent-Teacher Conferences
4 year old Parent-Teacher conferences are planned for February 20 & 21. Sign-up sheets posted on the classroom doors.
Save The Date - March 28
Notes are being sent home this week with the Starfish friends for Priceless Parents celebration. Please keep Thursday, March 28, 10:00-11:30 am open.
Valentine's Day Celebration
Starfish will be celebrating Valentine's Day on Wednesday, February 13 for the 3 year olds and Thursday, February 14 for the 4 year olds. Please check with teachers for information on sharing Valentines.
Child Care News
Penguin & Otter Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher conferences are scheduled for Penguins 11, 12 & 13. Sign-up sheets are posted on their door. If unable to attend, please contact the room teachers to reschedule.
Child Care Upcoming Dates

Feb 11-13 Penguin Conferences
Feb 14 Valentine's Day
Feb 15 School Age Care Available
Feb 18-19 School Age Care Available
Feb 20 Sports Day-UNL Athletes
Feb 21 Plant Sale Kickoff
Valentine's Day Celebration
The classrooms will be celebrating Valentine's Day next week. Please check with teachers for information regarding the festivities.
Registration Open for School OUT Days
The next School OUT Days are February 15, 18 & 19. Please register by Friday, February 8 at noon. Click School OUT.
Admissions
Kindergarten Enrollment Has Begun
Enrollment for our 2019-20 Kindergarten class for families who currently have a child in any of our programs began on Monday. Students eligible for Kindergarten in Starfish, Otters, or Penguins have received an email from TADS inviting them to enroll. Additional inquires for Kindergarten are being accepted. Get more information or line up a tour today!
Enrollment Dates & Info
Week of February 4: For all current families with children in any of our programs or any Christ Lincoln staff member for Grades K-5, Half-Day Preschool & Summer Program (families re-enrolling in Elementary School will be asked to indicate interest in Summer Program and will be contacted by the Child Care Office)
Week of February 11: For all families that are members of Christ Lincoln Church with no children in our programs for Grades K-5, Half-Day Preschool & Summer Program
Week of February 18: Open Enrollment for All
If enrolling after March 3, enrollment fees increase.
Elementary School Tours Available
If you are wondering if Christ Lincoln Schools Elementary is the right place for your child for their K-5 education, line up a tour at anytime with our Admissions Director, Sara Fahleson. Inquire here
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Christ Lincoln Schools (CLS)
4325 Sumner Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
phone 402-483-7774 ext. 128 
fax 402-483-7776