Principal Points
Website Update . . . We are getting close to unveiling our new website! You can find pertinent information on the Christ Lincoln site in the interim. We appreciate your patience during this time. Please continue to use the "quick links" in this newsletter to access calendars & menus.
News for the Week
Sidewalk Etiquette
We ask that you please leave access to the sidewalk when parking in front of the school on Sumner Street.
Please join us for worship each Wednesday during Lent at 5:00 pm or 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary. Lenten Dinners served from 5:30 to 6:40 in the Fellowship Hall. menu Free-will donations help our high school students fund-raise to attend the National Youth Gathering this summer.
Elementary News
No School-March 15
There is no elementary school tomorrow, Friday, March 15th. Do you need school out care for your child? Please call the child care office (402-483-7774 ext. 110) to check on availability.
Elementary Upcoming Dates
Click here for details on calendar

Mar 14 End of 3rd Quarter
Mar 15 No School-Staff Professional Development
Mar 18 Start of 4th Quarter
Mar 21 STREAMS Open House
Mar 22 Report Cards emailed home
Mar 24 3rd-5th Sing at 9:30 Blended
Klappenback Baby
Congratulations to Anne & Kirby Klappenback on the birth of their son, Samuel Allen, born on March 3rd. We thank God for this precious child!
Welcome Mrs. Johnson
Mrs. Cindy Johnson will be filling in for Mrs. Klappenback while she is out on maternity leave. Mrs. Johnson is very familiar with our program as she taught here in previous years and has been working with our reading program as a reading specialist. Welcome back Mrs. Johnson!
Dr. Amen
Congratulations to our 4th grade teacher, Melissa Amen, who recently completed her work for her Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership. We rejoice with her on this huge achievement
The STREAMS Open House which will be held on Thursday, March 21st from 6 to 7 pm. (STREAMS-Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, Social Studies) FlyDogz will be set up and serving food from 5:30 to 7 pm. Menu
Champions in Christ Track Meet
Our 3rd thru 5th grade students will be attending the annual Champions in Christ Track Meet being held at the end of the school year (Tuesday, May 14th). They will each receive a free short sleeve t-shirt as a participant. Other family members have the opportunity to purchase a t-shirt if they so desire or if students want a long sleeve t-shirt they can order here . All $ raised goes towards our Christ Lincoln Schools scholarship fund.
Half Day Preschool News
No Class Friday, March 15
Starfish 3's will not have class on Friday, March 15.
Half Day Upcoming Dates

Mar 15 No Class for Starfish 3's
Mar 21 STREAMS Open House
Mar 28 Starfish 4's Priceless Parents
Mar 29 Starfish 3's Priceless Parents
Enrollment For Half-Day Preschool
Enrollment/Re-enrollment for Half-Day 3 and 4 year old preschool is open for all interested families. Follow the link to enroll today!
CACFP Awareness Week
Child Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Awareness Week March 17-23. Here are week 5's newsletters: Whole Grains Make A Difference and Water: It's A Great Choice .
Priceless Parents
Starfish 4's will be celebrating moms and dads on Thursday, March 28 and Starfish 3's on Friday, March 29, 10-11:30 am.
Save The Date
Preschool will sing at 9:30 am Sanctuary service on April 7 to kick off Week of the Young Child.
Child Care News
March School OUT Day Registration
A few spots open for Friday, March 15. Please call for availability.
Child Care Upcoming Dates

Mar 15 School Age Care
Mar 19, 20 Otter Field Trips
Mar 21 STREAMS Open House
Mar 26, 27 Penguin Field Trips

CACFP Awareness Week
Child Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Awareness Week March 17-23. Here are week 5's newsletters: Whole Grains Make A Difference and Water: It's A Great Choice .
Otter & Penguin Field Trips
Otters have scheduled a field trip to Eiseley Library for March 19 & 20. Sign-up sheets are posted on the doors. Penguins will be visiting the Hassebrook Farm on March 26 & 27. Their sign-up sheets will be posted next week.
Save The Date
Preschool will sing at 9:30 am Sanctuary service on April 7 to kick off Week of the Young Child.
All Enrollment Now Open
Enrollment for Elementary, Half-Day Preschool, and Summer Program are in full swing. If you know of someone interested, please share this link to inquire about openings and lining up a tour with 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.
Support Us
Plant Sale - Sell, Sell, Sell!!
Spring is coming!!! Only 4 more Tuesdays to turn in sales! Orders can be placed online or with the order forms in your packets. If you need additional forms, please visit the school office or portable hallway. Orders will be placed thru April 9th with pick-up on May 4. Prizes will be given out each week in chapel for meeting sales goals.
Prize Winners this week :
Elementary-Ensley Hoffschneider, 5th Grade-Mr. Kohlmeier's Class,
Child Care-Cash Weihe, Starfish Blue Class. Total sales: $5543.76
SCRIP is Back! New Format
Christ Lincoln Schools is partnering with Lincoln Lutheran to bring back our SCRIP program. All orders must be placed online through We will not carry inventory at Christ. More information . Click here for instructions on how to set up an online account.
Direct Your Thrivent Choice Dollars by March 31
If you have a Thrivent insurance or investment product, check here to see if you have Choice Dollars to direct. Thrivent gives each member (depending on products) an amount of free $$ for your to direct towards the organizations you support & love. All Choice Dollars for 2018 must be directed by March 31.
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Christ Lincoln Schools (CLS)
4325 Sumner Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
phone 402-483-7774 ext. 128 
fax 402-483-7776