Parent Center

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Welcome to Link’s Parent Center

Link believes that a student’s success is enhanced by a strong partnership between school and home. This section is designed to provide parents and guardians with tools to monitor their child’s academic progress and to help their child succeed in school.

Link to Home, our parent newsletter

Link to Home is Link’s parent newsletter and it includes important dates, reminders, class activities, student awards, and announcements. Students take Link to Home in their Parent Communications Envelope (purple plastic envelope) every Friday (or the last day of the school week.) Click here for the latest issue.

Homework Schedule

Day of the Week             Upper House                     Lower House
Monday                            Math & Science                 Math & Science
Tuesday                           History & ELA                   Writing & ELA
Wednesday                       Math & Science             Math & Reading Log
Thursday                          History & ELA                 Reading & ELA

Grief Resources

Helping Children Cope with Loss Death Grief

2016-2017 LCCS Uniform Dress Code

All students must be attired in the appropriate school uniform daily. There are no exceptions. The regular uniform (shirts, slacks, skirts and walking shorts) are to be purchased through Flynn & O’Hara and the physical education uniforms, through the school’s Main Office. The Flynn & O’Hara Newark store is located at 196-198 Ferry Street. Check their website for store hours. There have been changes to the uniform for the 2016-2017 school year.Click here for the policy.

Flynn & O’Hara Uniform Company

Click here for information for ordering your child’s uniform over the phone, online or at the Flynn & O’Hara store. A p[rice list is included.

 Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.)

On Wednesdays, students participate in a 20 minute Drop Everything and Read period. At the same time, teachers are reading an education related article selected for them. We offer you the same articles to read in the hope that you might learn more about the world of education and/or ways to help your child succeed in school. Here are the articles:
09-28-16 What If Schools Abolished Grade Levels?
10.03.16 The Case For and Against Homework
10.19.16 ESSA clears out underbrush on school improvement-path
02.01.17   10 ways to Promote a Culture of Literacy
03.01.17  The Roots of Comprehension

Summer Camps and Programs

Click here for a list of summer camps and programs, with links to their websites.

Click here for the Eco Explorers Application.

PARCC Resources

Resources for Parents
NJDOE Resources
Sample Questions
More Sample Questions

Forms and Information for Download

Student Absence Form 

Permission for Counseling Form, grades 5 and 7
Permission for Counseling Form, grades 6 and 8

Breakfast and Lunch Information

May Breakfast Menu
May Lunch Menu
May Snack Menu

Reduced Meal Program Application
Nutrition- Wellness Policy 2015-16
Wellness Policy Assessment Tool Form 357, May 2016
Civil Rights Statement

Link Parent Association (LPA)

The Link Parent Association (LPA) holds monthly meetings to REddiscuss parent issues and plan activities. All parents are welcome to attend the meetings and participate in LPA activities as well as attend LPA educational sessions. Click here for the LPA’s bylaws, adopted 11/13/14.

2016-2017 LPA Officers
President – Ms. Brenda Daughtry
8th Grade Vice President – Ms. Bukola Lowe
7th Grade Vice President – Ms. Sharmine Williams, Ms. Shirlette Howard
6th Grade Vice President – Ms. Monica Hunter
5th Grade Vice President – Ms. Shavonne Jones-Fryer, Ms. Kate Charles
Treasurer -Ms.Melinda Arceneaux
Secretary – Ms. Marianna McCall

Questions or concerns? Send an email to the LPA here.

2016-2017 LPA Meeting Dates
All meetings are held on Thursday evening at 6 pm. The dates for this year’s meetings will be posted on this website’s Calendar page.

 Join the LPA

Click here for the membership form.. Dues are $5 per parent.  You wil lreceive a Link car magnet and a membership card when you join.

PowerSchool Access

Link encourages each parent/guardian to stay on top of their child’s academic progress. At the start of the school year, a letter was sent home to each family with the log-in information to access your child’s grades on PowerSchool. Use that information to log into PowerSchool here.