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Link’s Enrollment Lottery to be held online

By Sharon Machrone / April 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Link’s Enrollment Lottery to be held online

Link Community Charter School will hold a virutal enrollment lottery at 5pm pn Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Families who have submitted applications are invited to watch the lottery from their homes. Here is the information you need to observe the lottery: Topic: Link Community Charter School-  ENROLLMENT LOTTERY Time: Apr 22, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern […]

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Support Link’s distance learning program for students during COVID-19 school closure

By Sharon Machrone / March 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Support Link’s distance learning program for students during COVID-19 school closure

Our partner, Link Education Partners, Inc., is working to ensure that Link Community Charter School has the resources to sustain a robust distance learning program and vital services over the course of the health related school closure due to COVID-19. Read the important message from Maria Pilar Paradiso below regarding the school’s response to the […]

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LCCS Board of Trustees calls special meeting

By Sharon Machrone / March 12, 2020 / Comments Off on LCCS Board of Trustees calls special meeting

The LCCS Board of Trustees voted, on March 10, 2020, to hold a special open meeting on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm. The meeting will be held by teleconference. The board will conduct general board business and review the school’s plan for handling the coronavirus situation. The call in phone number is 857.799.9533.

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And the winners are…

By Sharon Machrone / March 2, 2020 / Comments Off on And the winners are…

Teams Kuumbsa, Ujima, and Gandhi were the winners of Link’s annual Black History Month Bulletin Board contest.  Students put in a lot of effort to explain various historical issues, events, and/or people in Black history.  Boards were judged on historical accuracy, student reflections, and visual presentation as well as an oral presentation members of each […]

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The Lion King Jr comes to Link!

By Sharon Machrone / February 28, 2020 / Comments Off on The Lion King Jr comes to Link!

See Link’s talented students and staff in a  “rip-roaring” production of The Lion King Jr tonight – Friday, February 28 at 7pm –  or tomorrow afternoon – Saturday, February 29 at 3 pm. The performers are well-rehearsed and ready to go!  The costumes are spectacular and the gym has been transformed iinto a beautiful set. […]

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Link 8th graders view “Just Mercy”

By Sharon Machrone / February 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Link 8th graders view “Just Mercy”

Our 8th graders saw the movie Just Mercy as part of Black History Month activities. The movie is based on the memoir of Bryan Stevenson, an African American Harvard trained attorney who works to reverse wrongful convictions for minorities and the poor, in particularly death sentences, in Alabama and founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a […]

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18 Link scholars inducted into National Junior Honor Society

By Sharon Machrone / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on 18 Link scholars inducted into National Junior Honor Society

Congratulations to the 18 Link scholars inducted into the newly formed Link Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)!  The students were selected based on their academic standing (minimum of a 3.7 GPA) as well as scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship by a faculty council led by Ms. Tanella and Mrs. Martinez. The […]

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Dr. Keisha Mack ’84 credits Link with empowering her to fill mental healthcare gaps for unserved communities

By Sharon Machrone / January 22, 2020 / Comments Off on Dr. Keisha Mack ’84 credits Link with empowering her to fill mental healthcare gaps for unserved communities

Link recently caught up with Dr. Keisha Mack ’84 who truly lives a life following Link’s Core Value of “caring for others” by giving back to her community. Upon graduating from Link, Keisha attended Mt. St. Dominic Academy and continued on to Howard University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, followed by […]

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Keyshawn Phelps ’11 inspires students

By Sharon Machrone / January 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Keyshawn Phelps ’11 inspires students

Link was pleased that Keyshawn Phelps’11, who lives in Florida and was in the area this week, visited his middle-school alma mater on Friday, to share his thoughts with Linkers. He spoke to students of the Lower House (grades 5 and 6) in Morning Circle on the importance of responsibility and responsibility, as well as […]

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ProjectLit Book Club at Link Has launched!

By Sharon Machrone / January 7, 2020 / Comments Off on ProjectLit Book Club at Link Has launched!

Students are excited about ProjectLit, a student book club that is part of a grassroots literacy movement designed to “increase access to high quality culturally relevant books and promote a love of reading” through book discussions and related activities, including service projects. Each month students will read a book and then gather after school for […]

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