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The theme for the Lincoln Food Bank Backpack fundraiser and walk this year!!

If you plant a seed of kindness, in almost no time at all, the fruits of kindness will grow, and grow, and grow, and they are very, very sweet. ~from If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson

Your donation of any amount helps hungry Lincoln children have food for the weekend! Thank you for considering making a donation.

To make a donation to the Food Bank, refer to the information envelope coming home on March 28, or contact the Lincoln Food Bank @

The 11th annual Backpack Walk at East High School is happening on Saturday, April 28 -Events starts at 9:15 a.m. and the actual Walk at 10:00 a.m. (rain or shine). Hope to see you there!!  

Calendar of Food Bank events coming SOON:

March 27-Assemblies at Maxey for Grades K-1, 2-3, and 4-5

March 28-Envelope for fundraising is given to each student and staff member

March 29-HATS ON for Hunger event at Maxey!! Bring $1 or more and wear a hat all day at school!! Fun and fundraising for the Lincoln Food Bank Backpack Program!! 

April 25-Donations DUE at Maxey 

April 28-11th Annual Backpack Walk at East High-Events start at 9:15 a.m. and Walk at 10:00 a.m. (rain or shine)

Thank you for considering sharing what you can for hungry kids!



  in the Maxey Library  MAKERSPACE and MOSAIC during Parent/Teacher conferences!!

Thursday, Feb. 22 3:45-6:45 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 27 4:05-6:45 p.m.





Mrs. Stohs and Mrs. Mac celebrated their January birthdays in the library!

All of the library staff at Maxey have January birthdays! A great way to start the year at the Maxey Library!

2018 Pajama Day for Kindergarten!!

Reader’s Theater . . 5th graders welcome the new year with their kindergarten buddies.

A multicultural story about celebrating the new year, Shante Keys and the New Year’s Peas and a story about making and keeping a new year’s resolution, Squirrel’s New Year’s Resolution, led to discussion between Maxey Kindergarteners and Fifth Graders!

THANK YOU for your generous donations to the

Maxey Walkathon 2017 for Lincoln Food Bank Backpack Program



Raising $$5,000 for Hungry Kids in Lincoln!

Thank you for shopping!! 

WILD WEST Book Fair, Saddle Up and READ was a great success! We raised $244 and sold several books for Hartley Elementary School and sold $11,000 of merchandise . . that’s $5,500 of new books for MAXEY!


We couldn’t do a book fair without Amazing Volunteers: THANK YOU TO: Addison Catlin, Alivia Miller, Alexandra Meyer, Lilly Pannier, Calum Krikac, Madison Weier, Lara Mattos, Sydney Allen, Defne Otu, Izzy Alfano, Jackson Rennerfeldt, Yui Sakai, Tatum Lewis, Dora Adam, Hasan & Handan Can Otu, Lindsey Dersch, Greg Tebo, Jessie Krikac, Lisa Lewis, Daniela & Fabio Mattos, Amber Messick, Tracy Reichmuth, Julie Watteyne, Ginger Guilfoyle, John Christen, Jill Stohs, Robin MacKnight, Nancy Jagadich, Annette Wiegert, Letti Torrens, Leslie Norris, Todd Juhnke (and the rest of the custodial staff), Tracey Peterson & Suzanne Reimers!!



A HUGE thank you to these 12 amazing volunteers in the Library during 2016-17! From left: Sherri Duval, Leslie Ianno, Jill Stohs, Leigh Ann Muller, Amber Messick, Heather Bloom, Sheri Christen (librarian), Linda Gerner, Nancy Christy, Linda Barry, Kim Zarnick, Liz Voss and Robin MacKnight.

Our twelve volunteers helped Maxey students and staff BLOOM!!


Mrs. Reimers with Logan and his dad following the walk. Logan and his family worked hard to gather donations!

$17,700 to the Lincoln Food Bank for Backpacks!! MAXEY is Amazing!! WOW!! Thanks to all who made a donation!! 

Backpack Walk 2017

Shari Styskal from Lincoln Public Schools and Scott Young from the Lincoln Food Bank help Mrs. Christen celebrate the kind donations from the Maxey community! Maxey was honored with being the highest fundraising school in LPS this year!

Logan and Julia Hoffman gathered over $1,150 from family, friends and neighbors for the Backpack Program!! WOW!! This got them a GRIT award at Maxey.

Logan and Julia commented about their Backpack commitment.

These Maxey 3rd and 4th Graders showed GRIT by reading all of the 2016-17 Golden Sower Chapter Books!

These Maxey fifth graders read all of the 2016-17 Golden Sower Chapter books!

The Maxey School Mission is to Maximize Learning for ALL Maxey Students!

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