Lincoln Elementary School

For families who don't have access to the internet, lunch orders can be placed by calling 815-313-3337. Parents may leave a message and include the following information: Family last name, number of children, ages of each child, and specify the pick up location (Jefferson, Lincoln, or Shepherd).

Coronavirus Updates

On 3.20.20 at approxmiately 3:30PM, Governor Pritzker issued a "Shelter in Place" effective beginning March 20th through Tuesday, April 7th. As a result, the emergency School Closure has been extended through Tuesday, April 7th. School is tentatively scheduled to resume on Wednesday, April 8th. Ottawa Elementary will continue to serve lunch to families during this extended closure. Please continue to check our school webpages and District Facebook page for updates. 

Internet Access for Families During School Closure

Beginning March 16th, Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. Charter has mentioned their efforts to work with school districts to ensure that students are aware of the tools they have to assist them learning remotely.

Comcast's COVID-19 Xfinity Wi-fi plans include free hotspots across the country (find the map here). Additionally, Comcast is providing their Internet Essentials plan for low-income families free for 60 days to new customers. To find out more and to determine if you are in Comcast's service area, click here

Mediacom's Connect 2 Compete program offers discounted home internet to students who qualify for free or reduced school lunches (NSLP). More information here. 

AT&T will not terminate service to customers because of their inability to pay their bill due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, will waive late fees incurred because of economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, and will keep public Wi-Fi hotspots open. More information on AT&T's response can be found here. AT&T also offers the Access from AT&T program for low-income families for $10 a month. Click here for more information about Access from AT&T.   

John Ourth Award Winners

John Ourth Award Each year, Lincoln is given the opportunity to select one boy and one girl from the 4th grade class to represent our school at the annual John Ourth Student Recognition Breakfast. Students slected for this award have demonstrated a variety of positive character traits throughtout the year. We would like to congratulate this year's reciepients for receiving this honor. Congratulations to Jett & Mady!!  
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Support Lincoln School through Kroger Rewards Program

To sign up for Kroger Rewards

  1. Visit: Kroger Rewards Sign Up

  2. Scroll to the bottom and click on “I’m a customer”

  3. Sign in or click on: “Create an account with your Kroger Savings Card”

  4. Once signed in, look on the left hand side of the screen and click on “Community Rewards”

  5. Under- “Find an organization” search for Lincoln Elementary School by using our school code: IX380

  6. Confirm Lincoln Elementary School at 1110 W. Main Street in Ottawa

  7. Click “Enroll”


Upcoming Important Dates


Friday, February 28th

  • Dress Up Friday-  "Active Wear" - Bring $1 to Support American Heart Association
  • Preschool Family Fun Friday (10-11:15AM and 1-2:15PM)

Monday, March 2nd

  • Puffin Pastries Fundraiser Begins
  • Dental Visits @ LES 
  • 5PM-  PTO Meeting

Friday, March 6th

  • Dental Visits @ LES 

Monday, March 9th

  • Dental Visits @ LES

Monday, March 16th

  • Puffin Pastry Orders Due

Tuesday, March 17th

  • 6PM- OES Board Meeting @ CIS

Thursday, March 19th

  • Spring Pictures @ LES
  • 7PM- 1st & 2nd Grade LES Music Program  @ CIS (Students arrive @ 6:40PM)

Friday, March 20th

  • Dress up Friday- "Crazy Socks" - Bring $1 to support Down Syndrom Awareness
  • Tuesday Dismissal @ 2:20 
  • Monday, March 23rd-Friday, March 27th

    • Spring Break- No School

    Monday, March 30th

    • Registration Packets Sent Home
    • 3PM- Preschool Advisory Board Committee Meeting 

    Friday, April 3rd

    • IAR Testing Begins for 3rd & 4th Grade










    LES Admin

    Melanie Conley

    Email - Principal


    What's for Lunch

    Contact Us

    Shelley Sinning
    (815) 434-1250, ext. 3003
    Natalie Newbury
    (815) 434-1250, ext. 3004