Early Release, Closings and More!

Mark your calendars for upcoming events:

EARLY RELEASE MOVIE EVENT – Friday, January 13 The deadline for permission slips and payment for the after-school movie on Friday, January 13 has been extended until Wednesday. Permission slips are necessary and arrangements must be made with teachers, so please do not send in your registration and payment later than Wednesday, January 11. The movie will be Rio. Contact Jessica Rich (jessicarich@optonline.net) with any questions or to volunteer for a couple of hours.

SCHOOL CLOSED– Monday, January 16 – Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

REFLECTIONS RECEPTION – Tuesday, January 17 at 7 pm (snow date 1/19)

PTA MEETING – Tuesday, January 24 at 7pm. As we approach the spring months, it would be really helpful to have input from more parents about PTA events, programs, and fundraisers. The PTA works best when Link’s voices are heard….please try to come out and share your views.


Events & Happenings in December

Senior Citizen Holiday Brunch – Volunteers Needed
Wednesday, Dec. 7th
Contact: Jessica Rich – jessicarich@optonline.net

Carousel Cakes and Pies For Sale
Now through December 5th. Support the 5th grade class.
Contact: Alyson Oberman – alymop@hotmail.com

Holiday Shopping Boutique
Thursday, December 8th at 6:30 pm at Link.

Picture Retake Day
Monday, December 12th

Link World School Museum Days, The Joy Store

Please join your student tour guides at the Link World School Museum this week. Here is the schedule:

Wednesday, November 16
8:30-9:30am: Grade 2–Community Planners at Work
9:45-10:45am: Grade 3–Welcome to the USA
12:00-1:00pm: Grade 1–Our School Community

Thursday, November 17
9:00-10:00am: Kindergarten–Special Me, Special You
11:15am-12:15pm: Grade 5–Mosaic of Nations
12:30-1:30pm: Grade 4–Inquiry into World Mysteries

The holiday season is upon us and we hope you are all ready to get into the school-wide spirit of giving. The 5th grade community service committee is collecting toys for People to People’s JOY STORE. Through the JOY STORE, families in need can receive 2 gifts per child at no cost. Please consider purchasing new toys, games, or books for boys and girls ages 2-14. New winter coats, hats, and gloves are always appreciated as well. There will be a collection box in the school lobby through December 2nd. Thank you!! It would be a great way to begin your visit to the museum exhibits this week.

Events & Reminders


Kidstuff Coupon Book – return the money envelope with a check for $25 made out to “Link PTA”

Box Tops – Put your box tops in a bag with your child’s teacher’s name on it and submit your box tops this week.


Link-A-Roni Pasta Dinner and Bingo! – Friday, October 21 at 6:45 pm. $15 per family in advance; $20 at the door

Link PTA Meeting – Tuesday, October 25 @ 7:30pm

Link Halloween Parade – Monday, October 31 @ 9 am. Children will leave the main entrance and circle the building. Parents are invited to stand along the pathway and take pictures. Dress for fun costumes.

Link PTA Membership Drive 2011-2012

Welcome Back!

The Link PTA Executive Board had a productive summer planning activities and programs for the upcoming school year.  One of the ways that the PTA raises funds for activities and programming is through our Annual Membership Drive.  PTA Membership dues help support monthly cultural arts programs, school facilities enhancements, International Night, Family Fun Night, Reflections, PARP, scholarships, and much more!  Each class that reaches 100% membership participation by February 15, 2012 will receive a prize.

Please send in the PTA Membership Form (found in the All Forms section) along with your payment. Don’t forget to also subscribe to our website!

Thank you!



School Supplies 2011/2012

Below are the lists of school and personal supply lists for the upcoming school year – K-5.

(Specific quantities will be provided by your classroom teachers.)


  • Pocket folders (plastic or laminated)
  • My first pencils
  • Black and white composition notebook
  • OPTIONAL: Package of clear top load page protectors
  • OPTIONAL: Three ring binder
  • Tissues
  • Antibacterial wipes
  • Complete change of clothing, labeled in a shoe box
  • Backpack
  • Smock/old shirt



  • Pocket folders (plastic or laminated)
  • Pencils with erasers (#2)
  • Gallon size “Ziploc” bags
  • Quart size “Ziploc” bags
  • Marble notebook – primary
  • Pencil box or bag
  • OPTIONAL: Box of 24 colored pencils
  • OPTIONAL: Shoebox for indoor recess with quiet toys
  • Tissues
  • Small liquid soap/hand sanitizer
  • Backpack
  • Smock/old shirt
  • Special project: one small recent picture of student

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