Pipelines - February 22, 2017


Pipelines - The PTO newsletter of Arnett C. Lines Elementary School
linespto.org Lines Facebook  Lines Twitter
Key Dates
Word Masters #2 Test
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Chinese Immersion kindergarten informational meeting Wed, Feb 22, 7pm – 8pm
3rd Grade Concert Thu, Feb 23, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Mini - Courses Mon, Feb 27 – Mar 17, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Blueprint 220 Community Conversation: Arnett C. Lines Elementary School

Thu, Mar 2, 7:00pm – 8:30pm               

BPAC Parent Workshop Fri, Mar 3, 6pm – 8pm
Barrington 220 Speech Tournament Sat, Mar 4, 9:00am – 12:30pm

In This Issue
  • Blueprint 220 Meeting 
  • Lines Family MOVIE NIGHTs
  • Six Flags read to succeed program 
  • School board candidate forum 
  • Speech Tournament
  • Mini Courses 2017


Principal's Corner

Follow me on Twitter   


Community Conversation

Blueprint 220 Meeting Thursday, March 2 at Lines from 7-8:30pm.

Barrington 220 staff, parents, students and community members are invited to attend a series of community conversations surrounding the Blueprint 220 future-ready facilities plan. 

Results from environmental and structural studies conducted at each school will presented to the community during the meetings. Architects will also seek input from those in attendance on ideas for improving our spaces in the future, and provide insight on next steps of the process.

We encourage all community members to attend the meetings to be part of the process and express their ideas.

Please visit: www.barrington220.org/blueprint220  for more information


Lines Family MOVIE NIGHT

Friday April 7th at Station Middle Schoolmovie night
6: 30 pm Grab Seats and Treats
7-9 pm Movie
Please join us to watch "Trolls" selected by the Lines School Students for a fun kid friendly night. 

Enjoy FREE popcorn, FREE raffle tickets, Surprises and of course a theater themed concession stand. 

Registration info to come.

Six Flags Read to Succeed program

Want to earn a free ticket to Six Flags Great America? To earn a free day pass to Six Flags, students simply need to read and record 6 hours of recreational reading (beyond required schoolwork). Information on the SIx Flags Read to Succeed Program was distributed to each student last week. Attached to the parent letter is a Student Reading Log. Reading can occur any time between now and Feb 24 - EXTENDED DEADLINE. Reading logs must be turned in to your student's teacher by Feb 24th. Six Flags tickets will be distributed the last week of school. Any questions, please send an email to Kathleen Uhran at kathleenoc2002@yahoo.com

School Board Candidate Forum

The Barrington 220 PTO Presidents’ Council presents a 
School Board Candidate Forum
for the
Barrington 220 Community Unit School District

Wednesday, March 15
9:30 am – 11:30 am
Barrington Area Library
505 N. Northwest Highway
Do you know who is running for Barrington 220 School Board positions?
Do you know their positions on district finances and priorities? Do you want to know how they feel about current topics such as student assessment and technology in the classroom?
Learn more about the candidates so you can make an informed decision! 

Election Day is April 4
Do you have specific questions for the candidates? Submit them at:

Speech Tournament

The Speech Tournament will be held March 4 at Station Campus.  All students have been memorizing their scripts and the coaches have been working with each group.  When your group is ready, you may perform for one or two classrooms in February.  This will give you the chance to practice in front of a group of students.  Please ask the teacher what time would be best for the performance.

If you have any questions, please email Jodi Schoeck at jschoeck@barrington220.org. 

Mini Courses 2017 ~ February 27th - March 17th! 

Mini Courses begin next week! 

February 27th - March 17th 

Thank you to all who registered to support this great fundraiser!


In the Community

Summer Showcase presented by Barrington Council for the Gifted and Talented

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - Drop in any time between 6:30 - 8:30 PM Barrington Area Library - 1st Floor Meeting Room

It may be cold outside, but we're thinking ahead to summer! Are you looking for options to keep your student learning, challenged and growing over the summer? We've invited a number of local educational providers to showcase summer programs and resources.


Participants include: Barrington Area Library, Barrington Park District, Center for Gifted - Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity, Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University, Eye Level Learning, Harper College, Language Stars, TinkRworks


Download the flyer here: http://bit.ly/2lSMuhJ

Arnett C. Lines Elementary PTO | 217 Eastern Ave., Barrington, IL 60010 | (847) 381-7580
Newsletter Submission Information
Send submissions to linesptoinfo@gmail.com. Submissions are due on Friday by 5pm for the following Wednesday newsletter. Please keep submissions brief and concise. Your submission can include attachments, links and pictures/clip art.