Link is proud to announce that Maya Reid ’11 and Jabari Mallory ’11 presented their winning essays, written while students at Link, to the Prudential Black Leadership Forum (BLF) Conference in East Brunswick, NJ on November 17, 2011. [Read more…] about Link Alumni present winning essays at Pru’s BLF Conference
Head of School Maria Pilar Paradiso and Director of Annual Fund Ngozi Emenyeonu were interviewed about Link and the upcoming fundraiser, A Taste of Newark, for a segment on WBGO Journal by Doug Doyle, the station’s news director on Friday, November 11. [Read more…] about Link on the Radio!
Shavar Jeffries visited Link today and encouraged students to set high expectations for themselves, to prepare well and follow through on those expectations, and to keep track of their character as they move through life. Additionally he exhorted students to “give back” to their communities. [Read more…] about Shavar Jeffries inspires Linkers
A team of eleven students from Pingry School (the Upper School) in Martinsville, NJ arrived at Link today to perform community service at Link in accordance with Pingry’s annual Community Service Day. [Read more…] about Pingry students volunteer at Link
Actress Tisha Campbell-Martin, star of Lifetime’s recent drama series “The Protector,” visited Link today at the invitation of her longtime friend, Sahirah Johnson, Link’s performing arts teacher and inspired students to “do their best”. [Read more…] about Actress Tisha Campbell-Martin visits Link
Seventh graders Tochi Emeghara, Kai Volcy and Deja Arrington participated in the second annual Saint Vincent Academy mathematics competition today. Hosted by the SVA Math Club, the event is designed to encourage middle school girls to see math as challenging and fun and to experieince a day in a high school. The winning team was from another school, but the event organizers indicated that the scores were very close! Congratulations to the girls for “doing one’s best!”
Photo, left to right: Mrs. Monique Moody, 7th grade math teacher; Deja, Kai and Tochi.