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School Hours

Regular School Hours:

1st-5th grade:
8:15 AM to 3:00 PM
Lunch Period 1 - 
11:05 AM - 12:05 PM

Lunch Period 2 - 
11:35 AM - 12:35 PM

Lunch Period 3 - 
12:05 PM - 1:05 PM

AM Kindergarten
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM

Student Late Arrival
Instructional Schedule
AM Kindergarten 
9:15 AM to 11:40 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:40 PM to 3:00 PM
Grades 1 - 5
9:15 AM to 3:00 PM

Parent Links

Office Contacts

Tomei, Kathleen
Charatin, Patricia
Lead Secretary
Purtell, Maggie
Registered Nurse
Traxler, Kathleen
Assistant Secretary

Robbie Ostling, CSN
School Nurse


Mark Your Calendars

Check the calendar  for important dates.

Nov. 23 Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:30 - 8:00 PM
Nov. 24

No Student Attendance
Parent/Teacher Conferences 12 - 8:00 PM

Nov. 25, 26 & 27 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 2 Student Late Arrival Day
Dec. 2 Outdoor Ed Parent Mtg 6:00 PM
Dec. 3 Journalism Club 11:55 LRC
Dec. 3 Number Ninjas 3-4 PM LRC
Dec. 3 Chess Club 6:15 - 7:15 PM MPR
Dec. 4 Spirit Day
Dec. 7 5th Grade Intramurals 3-4 PM Gym
Dec. 8 Decades Day 50's
Dec. 9 5th Grade Intramurals 3-4 PM Gym
Dec. 17 Journalism Club 11:55 LRC 
Dec. 17 Number Ninjas 3-4 PM LRC 
Dec. 18 All School Play


Back to School at Lincoln Elementary

Back to School at Lincoln

Students returned to Lincoln Elementary on August 19, kicking off a special year - the school's 100th anniversary. To view more pictures, please visit - and like - our Facebook page at

Lincoln News

Focus 205 Session 4 on December 2 - 21st Century Facilities
The next Focus 205 community engagement session is fast approaching! We've talked about future ready students and classrooms; now we'll be discussing future ready schools. Did you know that the learning environment itself can either enhanc... Continue

Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences - Post-Conference Survey
Parent-Teacher Conferences for elementary students are being held on Monday, November 23, from 4:30 to 8:00 PM and on Tuesday, November 24, from noon to 8 PM. There will be no school for elementary students ONLY on Tuesday. School will be closed f... Continue

Principal's 11/23/2015 Newsletter
Happy Thanksgiving! During my first year of teaching up in Highwood, IL, a co-worker shared a letter he had written about why Thanksgiving was his favorite holiday. Prior to that day, I likely would have said Thanksgiving was my favorite holiday b... Continue

Elmhurst Firefighters Organize Holiday Toy Drive
Elmhurst Firefighters from International Association 3541 have organized a toy drive to benefit children at Elmhurst Hospital this holiday season. New, unwrapped toys for children of all ages will be collected at Fire Station #1, 404 N. York Stree... Continue

Author Visit With Karin Lefranc December 1st
Dear Lincoln families,

Lincoln Library is proud to announce that Karin Lefranc will visit Lincoln on December 1 at 9 am in the MPR.  She will be speaking to K-2.  If you would like to order a copy of her book, I Want To... Continue

Principal's 11/17/2015 Newsletter
Thank you to all families who helped support our PTA’s Book Fair. Through tremendous coordination and significant amounts of time on the part of many volunteers, this year's book fair was one for the record books. A special thank you to:... Continue

Principal's Newsletter 11/11/2015
NATIONAL SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AWARENESS WEEK- This week is National School Psychology Awareness Week. In order to help spread the word about School Psychologists and what they do to help our students , I am including this electronic version ... Continue

Principal's 10/26/2015 Newsletter
We have a big week ahead! Tuesday is Picture Retake Day along with Club Photos and an All-School Picture. We will be distributing the 100 Year Celebration t-shirts to students before the picture and then they may take them home. If you d... Continue

Lincoln Traffic Map
Please click here for the traffic map for Lincoln. There are many areas where traffic flow is restricted and also a number of No Parking areas. Your adherence to these procedures is necessary in making sure all students can get pick... Continue

No Cell Phones in School Zones

It is now against the law to use a cell phone while driving in a school zone.  Please keep this in mind when you are driving your child to or from school.

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Events Calendar

District 205 News


Board Meeting Dates

Blue Ribbon Photo

Blue Ribbon Photo

Picture From Blue Ribbon Ceremony

l-r:  Ms. Kathleen Tomei, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, Mrs. Barb Clancy, 3rd grade teacher from Lincoln, Mr. Kurt Baumeister, 8th grade teacher from Bryan Middle School and Mr. John Glimco, Principal of Bryan.

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Lincoln School Vision Statement


Lincoln School continuously works to ensure we have

  • a knowledgeable, educated, flexible  staff working as a P.L.C.  focusing on student learning
  • an environment where staff, students and parents function together as a caring community
  • a learning community that focuses on essential learning, high expectations, and authentic experiences for the students
  • a learning community that creates students who can think critically problem solve and engage in their own learning and
  • a safe environment where students feel they belong and are contributing members of the community.

Lincoln's mission

To provide an education that enables all students to become life-long learners who respect the diversity of others.