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Blletin Board for Red Ribbon Week

Observing Red Ribbon Week

By Sharon Machrone / November 6, 2022 / Comments Off on Observing Red Ribbon Week

Link observed Red Ribbon Week® 2022, with this year’s theme is “Celebrate Life. Live Drug Free.” Students engaged in activities that promote a drug free and healthy lifestyle. Students in grades 5 through 8 created bulletin boards using the drug-free theme.  Kindergarten and first graders tied red ribbons around the outside of the school building […]

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Think Pink At Link!

By Sharon Machrone / October 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Think Pink At Link!

Scholars and staff dressed in pink and donated $661 to the American Cancer Society on October 21st in observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This annual event at Link is one of the ways that students are learning to “give back” to their community, the country, the world.

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Founders return to Link!

By Sharon Machrone / October 24, 2022 / Comments Off on Founders return to Link!

Sister Alice Uhl and Sister Eleanor Uhl are volunteering at Link – working with our Kindergarten and 1st grade scholars on a weekly basis. They have been reading books with students and talking about the books with them as well as helping with writing activities and practice work. They are members of the Sisters of […]

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Linkers walk for a cause

By Sharon Machrone / October 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Linkers walk for a cause

Kudos to Linkers – students, staff, and families – who joined in the October 16th Newark Breast Cancer Walk – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Thank you for giving back to the community and for the Core Value of Caring!

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Salsa lesson for students

Hispanic Heritage Month at Link!

By Sharon Machrone / September 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Hispanic Heritage Month at Link!

Link is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage this month. Each day during morning announcements, students are learning about famous Hispanic Americans and their contributions and achievements and well as a number of heritage related facts. Middle school students were treated to a demonstration and lesson in Latin Salsa Dancing by performers from the Newark School of […]

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Kindergarten students enthusiastically participaing in class on Day 1 of the new school year.

Off to a great start!

By Sharon Machrone / September 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Off to a great start!

Link opened its doors to students on Tuesday, September 6th for the new school year! They seemed eager and excited to meet their teachers and their fellow classmates. The first week of school was spent in reacclimating students to school – reviewing school culture and procedures. And settling in! Link is looking forward to a […]

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Class of 2022 is seated and ready to begin their graduation ceremony.

Link Class of ’22 receives over $6m for high school

By Sharon Machrone / July 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Link Class of ’22 receives over $6m for high school

Link Community Charter School is proud to announce that the Class of 2022 received over $6 million in academic scholarships and financial aid for competitive high schools for the fall of 2022. Here is a list of the schools where Link Scholars received acceptances this year: Cate School, CA Church Farm School, PA Deerfield Academy, […]

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A Zoo comes to Link!

By Sharon Machrone / June 2, 2022 / Comments Off on A Zoo comes to Link!

Linkers enjoyed the llama, donkey, bunnies, goats, and other furry friends brought to the school by the Mountainside Traveling Petting Zoo.  What a fun and relaxing experience for our scholars and staff, especially after several weeks of testing! This event was a reward to show our scholars how much we appreciate all their hard work […]

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Link Kindergartners attend a concert!

By Sharon Machrone / April 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Link Kindergartners attend a concert!

Our youngest scholars enjoyed a musical concert experience this past week. In preparation for their visit with members of the Newark Symphony, Anais-Skye Clarke-Avignant, a Link 7th grader was invited to play violin during one of the kindergarten music classes. Anais introduced students to her magnificent violin and made beautiful music for the youngsters. They […]

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Novartis Mentoring Program Inspires Linkers

By Sharon Machrone / April 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Novartis Mentoring Program Inspires Linkers

On April 19th, a group of 8th graders participated in the virtual Novartis Multicultural Teen Corporate Mentoring Program. This program has been running for over twenty years, and provides 8th – 12th grade students from schools in the area with the opportunity to hear from inspiring speakers and network with executives and successful professionals. During […]

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