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Book donations for Link Scholars

By Sharon Machrone / October 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Book donations for Link Scholars

Dr. Ken Kunz, ELA consultant working with Link, secured a large number of young adult books from Book Smiles, a non-profit organization that puts books into the hands of youngsters. Kathy McCue also facilitated the donation of books to Link on the same day through her company, AKJ Education. The generosity of the book donors […]

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Link alumna starts college scholarship organization

By Sharon Machrone / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Link alumna starts college scholarship organization

In the Link tradition of “giving back to the community”, Alecia Barnett’ 06, launched her non-profit organization, Seymour Be More! to provide support to youth in underserved communities, helping them “cultivate upward mobility in social and professional development.” In partnership with her cousin Malikah Morris, she named the nonprofit after the street they grew up on […]

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Link staff gears up for start of school

By Sharon Machrone / September 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Link staff gears up for start of school

Link’s teachers and staff have been working hard for the past two+ weeks to get ready for the start of the new school year. They have been busy refreshing themselves on the platforms and practices they used successfully in the spring and summer for remote learning – improving upon them  and discovering  even more ways […]

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Link’s opening for the 2020-2021 school year announced

By Sharon Machrone / August 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Link’s opening for the 2020-2021 school year announced

Link will open the 2020-2021 school year on Tuesday, September 8. The LCCS Board of Trustees voted in August to make the change from the original date of September 2 to give staff additional time to plan for the opening. The plan currently is to open both virtual/remote learning and in-school hybrid learning (2 days […]

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Linkers create music in summer program

By Sharon Machrone / August 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Linkers create music in summer program

During Link’s Summer Academy, students created music in a virtual format known as DAW (Digital Audio Workstation).They produced audio tracks using digital content and virtual instruments. Soundscapes and digital compositions reflected on personal themes and current social events. Students showed tremendous development over the course of just four weeks. Listen to examples of  our talented […]

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Link’s 2020 Summer Performing Arts Class produces video

By Sharon Machrone / August 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Link’s 2020 Summer Performing Arts Class produces video

Congratulations to Mrs. Johnson’s 2020 Summer Performing Arts Class on the video they produced during the month of July – “It’s Not OK to Cyberbully.” Students created their own scenes and monologues, collaborated on scenes, and learned the art of self-taping, under Mrs. Johnson’s guidance. This video is the culimnating product of their four week […]

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Congratulations, Link Class of 2020!

By Sharon Machrone / July 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Congratulations, Link Class of 2020!

On June 18th, seventy Link scholars graduated from 8th grade and joined the cadre of over 3000 other Link alumni from the school’s previous 48 graduating classes. While we could not celebrate together in a traditional ceremony due to the COVID-19 crisis, we gathered in spirit through a virtual graduation ceremony, a pre-recorded graduation ceremony. […]

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Visit Link’s Virtual Art Show!

By Sharon Machrone / June 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Visit Link’s Virtual Art Show!

You are invited to visit the annual June Art Show, featuring art created by Link students throughout the school year in Mrs. Howard’s class. Since we couldn’t have the show in the building this year,  Mrs. Howard produced a lovely virtual art show to celebrate the work of our talented scholars. Sit back and enjoy our […]

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“Stepping Up” to the Upper House

By Sharon Machrone / June 17, 2020 / Comments Off on “Stepping Up” to the Upper House

Link’s Class of 2022 officially moved up to Link’s Upper House as 7th graders in virtual ceremony on Tuesday, June 16th. After an awards ceremony celebrating student achievements for the year, Link’s Student Government President and its Head of School welcomed the class as they “stepped up” into the Upper House. Congratulations, Class of 2022 […]

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Link Office Closed on Juneteenth

By Sharon Machrone / June 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Link Office Closed on Juneteenth

To honor Juneteenth, Link will close its offices tomorrow (Friday, June 19, 2020) so we can take some time to reflect on this important day, the history of slavery and racism in America, today’s movements for racial justice, and how we can actively support the work that is being done.

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