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L-E Bidding For Good Online Auction – BID NOW!

Bid this week during our Lincoln-Eliot Bidding For Good Auction! 

Check out our amazing offerings for:

  • Camps (both day and overnight)
  • Classes (cooking, tutoring, knitting, etc.)
  • Activities (Story Land, Disney hopper passes, whitewater rafting, canoeing, hiking, etc.)
  • Travel packages (including destinations such as Cancun, Spain, and Hawaii)
  • Museum passes
  • Spa & beauty (gift baskets and massage at Backworks)
  • Unique gift baskets
  • Restaurants
  • And so much more!
Our goal is to raise at least $10K-15K to support creative arts & science programs, technology updates, and perhaps make some headway towards our much needed playground renovation! We need your support!

Last day of the auction is Friday, 2/16 – DON’T WAIT…BID NOW!!

L-E Online Auction is now open!

Lincoln-Eliot Elementary School PTO’s first online auction is now live! Please visit:


The auction will run through February 16th, with proceeds going to support creative arts & science programs, technology updates, and our much needed playground improvements. Auction items range from exotic vacation getaways to donated items guaranteed to delight and surprise. Let the bidding begin!

Thank you for a great Movie Night!

Our second annual Movie Night was a success, with over 120 people who joined us in the gym this past Friday night. Thank you for coming out to support our PTO, and a special thanks to our volunteers who sold tickets and concessions, baked yummy treats and helped set up and clean up. It was truly a team effort and fun was had by all!

Grades 2, 4 & 5: Final Visit from Andy Green of Potato Hill Poetry

Andy Green, founder of Potato Hill Poetry (and our official L-E “Poet in Residence”), makes his final visit to our second, fourth and fifth grade classes on Monday, Feb. 5th and Wednesday, Feb. 7th.¬† His visits are made possible by your PTO donations and a generous grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.¬† Please ask your children about the marvelous poems they are writing! More info:¬†

Volunteers Needed for Movie Night

Movie Night next Friday, February 9th
We need volunteers to make this evening a success! THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE will be shown in the school gym and hope lots of families will come out to join us!  Please sign up to help out below, and contact Tui ( or Karen ( with any questions. Family Movie Night 2018!
Flyer attached for more information and pizza pre-orders !   MOVIE_NIGHT_FLYER_2018

L-E Online Auction starts this week!!


Here’s your chance to win great deals on camps, travel, classes, groceries, and much more while helping the LEPTO accomplish its goals!!!

The LEPTO Online Auction opens for bidding on February 8, 2018 at 12:00 AM EST and runs through February 16, 2018!

Our goal this year is to raise $10K-15K to support CAS programs, technology updates, and perhaps make some headway towards our much needed playground renovation! We need your support! This is an exciting and fun way to help us, and at the same time have a chance to win some great items! We have items ranging from groceries to exotic travel packages!  Buy something for yourself or a loved one (or purchase a trip to include everyone)!!!

We’ll be adding new items¬†daily to our auction for you to preview right up to the auction date. Check back often to see what’s new. Feel free to place a Watch on your favorites, so that you’ll know as soon as bidding begins.

Check out the site:



Please encourage your friends, family members, colleagues and acquaintances to visit the site and bid!

Other ways to help:
Donate or Be a Sponsor РContact us at or 617-559-9540 to take advantage of promotional opportunities for your business or to pledge your individual support

Tuesday Pizza Sales

Pizza ($2/slice) and baked goods($1/each) for sale every Tuesday in the Jackson Road lobby, all proceeds benefit the 5th grade camping trip. If you wish to pre-order a whole pizza for $10 contact Donna by 6:00 pm Monday. or text 617-217-1878.

Future Chef Recipe Contest

Newton Public Schools Food Service will once again host the Future Chef Competition for students in grades 3-5. This year, we’re looking for your favorite Healthy Asian Fusion recipe! One winner from each elementary school will be chosen to compete at a chef’s event at Newton North High School on Tuesday, March 20th.¬†Entries are due by Monday, February 5, 2018.¬†Visit the website¬†to download the recipe card entry form and to find out more details about the competition. Good luck!

Gift Basket Donation Deadline: Friday, 1/26

Friday, January 26th is the last day to send in item or monetary donations for class Gift Baskets.  These will be part of our  online auction through Bidding for Good.  The auction will run from February 8, 2018 through February 16, 2018, and will raise money for our Creative Arts & Sciences programs, technology purchases and field trip costs.

A bag will be left in each classroom to collect items, and monetary donations can be sent directly to the Main Office via your child’s purple folder.

If you are interested in assisting with basket assembly, please contact Andrea at   If you have questions about the online auction, please contact Cindy at

Thank you for your help!
The Lincoln Eliot PTO

Kindergarten: Craft Basket (Crafting items, kits, materials etc.)
First Grade: Tea & Coffee Break Basket (Teas, coffees, cookies, etc.)
Second Grade: Sports Basket (Sporting goods, jerseys, caps, etc.)
Third Grade: Game Night Basket (Board games, snacks, etc.)
Fourth Grade: Spa Day Basket (Soaps, candles, lotions, sponges, etc.)
Fifth Grade: Foodie Basket (Gourmet foods, etc.)