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Link’s Head of School honored with special award

By Sharon Machrone / August 6, 2014 / 0 Comments

Maria Pilar Paradiso, Link’s head of school, was the recipient of Delbarton School’s Distinguished Educator Award. The award is presented annually to an individual who Delbarton “acknowledges as models of ability and devotion in educating young people.” The award was conferred in a ceremony honoring Mrs. Paradiso in May. In presenting the award to Mrs. […]

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Link receives charter from NJDOE

By Sharon Machrone / August 6, 2014 / 0 Comments

It’s official! Link is a charter school! While the school had been approved in February, there was a final preparedness review and visit by the NJ Department of Education in June.Then on July 15th, Head of School Maria Pilar Paradiso received notification from the Charter School division of the DOE that Link has been granted […]

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2014 Link Summer Academy begins!

By Sharon Machrone / July 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

Over 140 students entered the Link Summer Academy this past week. The Academy runs for the month of July, and includes all students who will be new to Link in the new school year…5th and 7th graders, as well as a handful of 8th graders. The purpose for the program is to acclimate students to […]

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Link’s Career Day 2014

By Sharon Machrone / April 8, 2014 / 0 Comments

What an awesome day! Our Linkers had the opportunity to meet over 70 professionals during the school’s annual Career Day last month. Students were inspired by our wonderful guests’ stories of their jobs and career paths, mentored by a group of terrific role models, and informed and entertained by several phenomenal keynote speakers. Again, volunteer […]

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LCCS convenes school board

By Sharon Machrone / March 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

The School Board of Link Community Charter School will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 7 pm at the school, 23 Pennsylvania Avenue, Newark.

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Linkers give back to others in a variety of ways

By Sharon Machrone / February 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

Congratulations to Link students who have participated in a number of community service projects during the past several months. In line with the school’s mission to help students develop into “responsible and resourceful citizens who give back to others,” students had opportunities to help others in a variety of ways. In the fall, they collected […]

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Link staff prepares curriculum to align with the Common Core Standards

By Sharon Machrone / February 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

As Link makes the transition to become a public charter school, staff is working diligently to ensure that the school’s curriculum meets the Common Core State Standards and New Jersey Core Content Standards. Through a series of professional development days and staff meetings, teachers have become familiar with the standards and have begun to review […]

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Link’s charter school application approved!

By Sharon Machrone / February 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

Link Community School is proud and excited to announce that it has received approval from the New Jersey Department of Education to convert to a public charter school beginning in the 2014-15 academic year pending a final “preparedness review” by the DOE in June. The review will assess the school’s academic program, organizational leadership and […]

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