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.

2018 Summer Assignments

Math Packet for Rising 6th Graders
Math Packet for Rising 7th Graders
Math Packet for Rising 8th Graders

2018 Summer Reading Student Booklet – entering 6th Grade
2018 Summer Reading Student Booklet – entering 7th Grade
2018 Summer Reading Student Booklet – entering 8th Grade

Resources for Helping Children Cope with Trauma

In the midst of tragedy, we want to support our young people so they can cope with trauma, but as adults we often need resources ourselves. Here are a few documents that provide information about trauma and tips for how to support young people at different age groups.
Talking to Children About the Shooting
Helping Children Cope with Frightening News
Helping Children Cope After A Traumatic Event
Community Tragedy-Stress Trauma and Media Overload

2017-2018 Link Parent-Student Handbook

Click here to access the current Parent-Student Handbook.

2018-2019 LCCS Uniform Dress Code

Click here for the unifom dress code and information about appropriate Dress Down Day attire.

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. There have been changes to the uniform for the 2016-2017 school year.

Flynn & O’Hara Uniform Company

Click here for Ways to Order and a price list.
Click here to create an account with Flynn & O’Hara online purchases.

 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:

Using the Wheel of Change
How Your Frustration Helps Your Baby Learn
Positive Mindset May Prime Students’ Brains for Math

Homework Schedule

Day of the Week             Upper House                     Lower House
Monday                            Math and Science             Math and Science
Tuesday                            History and ELA               ELA and Math
Wednesday                      Math and Science             ELA and Math
Thursday                          History and ELA               ELA and Math

PARCC Resources

Resources for Parents
NJDOE Resources
Sample Questions
More Sample Questions

Health Information for Families
HPV Information

Forms and Information for Download
Student Absence Form 

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

School Meals

School Meals Program Letter
2017-18 Lunch Program Application
2017-18 Lunch program application instructions
2017-18 Sharing Information Form

July 2018 Breakfast Menu
July 2018 Lunch Menu

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), an incorporated organization separate from Link Community Charter School, holds monthly meetings to discuss parent issues, learn about ways to support tchildren in school, 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.
2018-2019 LPA Elected Officers
President – Ms. Marianna McCall
8th Grade Vice President – Vacant
Treasurer – Ms. Jeneen Barnum
Secretary – Ms. Roneisha Shuler

Appointments for 2017-2018
7th Grade Vice President – Ms. Shavonne Jones-Fryer
6th Grade Vice President – Ms. Frances Purefoy
5th Grade Vice President – Vacant
LPA Member of the LCCS Board of Education – Mrs. Frances Purefoy

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

2018-2019 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.

 Join the LPA
Click here for the membership form. Dues are $5 per parent.  You will receive 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. If yo uhave any problems, please call Link’s Main Office.