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The Vaccination Clinic at Link tomorrow has been cancelled, but….

By Sharon Machrone / December 16, 2021 / Comments Off on The Vaccination Clinic at Link tomorrow has been cancelled, but….

If you planned to attend the vaccination clinic tomorrow, you may go directly to the Newark Department of Health, located at 110 William Street, in Newark to get a vaccine or booster. The site is open for walk-ins on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9 am to 4:45 pm, on Thursdays from 9 am to 7 pm, and on […]

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Link to hold a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on December 17th

By Sharon Machrone / December 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Link to hold a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on December 17th

Link will partner with the Newark Department of Health to host a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the school (23 Pennsylvania Avenue, Newark, NJ), on Friday, December 17th, from 1 to 5 pm. The Pfizer vaccine will be offered to children ages 5 to 15, individuals 16 and older, and anyone who needs a booster. Students […]

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Think Pink @ Link

By Sharon Machrone / October 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Think Pink @ Link

Students and staff dressed in pink in observation of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and donated a nice gift to the Susan G. Komen organization. Thanks, Linkers, for giving back to the community-at-large!  Click on “Read more…” for photos.

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7th graders meet novelist Kwame Mbalia

By Sharon Machrone / September 16, 2021 / Comments Off on 7th graders meet novelist Kwame Mbalia

A great day for Link’s 7th graders, who connected virtually today with author Kwame Mbalia about his award-winning novel, Tristan Strong Punches A Hole In The Sky. This event was held in celebration of students completing their summer reading assignments. Scholars and teachers interacted with the author about his career and writing process and received […]

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Link signs compact with other charters to ensure safety and transparency for families

By Sharon Machrone / September 10, 2021 / Comments Off on Link signs compact with other charters to ensure safety and transparency for families

Link has joined with other Newark charter schools to ensure safe reopening and operation of schools as the COVID pandemic continues. The school signed a “compact” last year with shared safety and health guidelines during remote and hybrid learning and have updated it for full in-person learning for this school year. Read more here….

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Link welcomes students to 2021-2022 school year

By Sharon Machrone / September 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Link welcomes students to 2021-2022 school year

The 2021-2022 school year has begun! We were so happy to welcome our scholars to school today – our returning scholars as well as our new fifth graders and kindergartners. It was wonderful to greet everyone in-person. Link is especially excited about the launch of our new Kindergarten this year…the start of expanding to a […]

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Link Alumnus donates laptop to deserving 8th grade graduate

By Sharon Machrone / July 26, 2021 / Comments Off on Link Alumnus donates laptop to deserving 8th grade graduate

As he has in the past several years, Malakai Freeman, Link Class of 2004,  donated a brand new laptop to a graduating 8th grade student this June. Initiating this annual alumni award is Malakai’s way of “paying forward” a kindness shown him by a former Link teacher, who presented him with a laptop for high […]

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Link Class of 2021 achieves record in scholarships and aid for high school – $7.5M!

By Sharon Machrone / June 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Link Class of 2021 achieves record in scholarships and aid for high school – $7.5M!

Link’s recent graduates – the Class of 2021 – have earned over $7.5M in academic scholarships and finanical aid for high school.  A new record in the school’s history!  This is a direct result of their resilience, hard work, and commitment to their education, despite the pandemic which necessitated the move to remote instruction.  We […]

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Congratulations, Link Class of 2021!

By Sharon Machrone / June 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Congratulations, Link Class of 2021!

A beautiful graduation ceremony on Friday, June 18th launched all seventy-three members of Link’s Class of 2021 on to the next leg of their educational journey! Students participated in an in-person ceremony at St. Columba R.C. Church, cheered on by Link 8th grade faculty and staff. Due to the pandemic and safety protocols, the event […]

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Showcasing student art

By Sharon Machrone / April 16, 2021 / Comments Off on Showcasing student art

Check out some of the art produced by Link students in their third quarter art classes. Mrs. Howard, Link’s art teacher, compiled the students’ art into lovely presentations, often including student comments on their work.  And all of this was accomplished through online art classes!  Mrs. Howard prepared art supplies for the students each academic […]

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