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3rd Grade Performance

The third graders did a wonderful job at their Veteran’s Day performance this afternoon! Everyone was blown away by sixth grader Brianna’s voice as she sang The Star Spangled Banner. Come see the performance tonight at 6:00 pm in the Link Gym.

 

 

Veteran’s Day Showcase

Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 15 the Link third grade students will be presenting a Veterans Day Showcase.  We would like to officially invite you to join us for this special performance.  The concert will begin at 6:00PM in the Link gym and will last for approximately forty-five minutes. We are also inviting veterans and active military to our performance to thank them for their service.  If you know any veterans or active military, please extend an invitation for them to join us that evening. We hope you can join us for this fun and educational event, but if that is not possible, you will be able to Live Stream the event at https://youtu.be/5MzCJwjbmfw.

Disney Day Tomorrow

Don’t forget tomorrow’s Fun Friday theme is Disney Day! Wear your favorite Disney character!

Halloween Fun

The students and staff had a great time celebrating Halloween. Thank you to all the parent volunteers for helping plan the crafts, science experiments, and games!

Parent’s Night Out

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PARENT'S NIGHT OUT

We invite all parents to participate in this fun, parents-only evening at Link School staring at 6:30PM on Friday, November 17. You will have the opportunity to connect with Link parents as well as make a unique sign that you can use in your house or as a gift.  Sign up at www.link.cheddarup.com.

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT

Parent Visitation Day

We are excited to invite parents to join their child during the school day on Friday, November 17 from 8:45 to 9:45AM as part of American Education Week. Parents are invited to spend an hour with their child as they get a glimpse of Link in action, as well as become active participants in a classroom activity. If you would like to join us on November 17, please fill out the RSVP form and return it to school by Friday, November 10.

Parent Visitation Day

Halloween

We are looking forward to a fun Hallwoeen afternoon tomorrow.  We know the PTA volunteers have been preparing a great celebration for each classroom. In your final preparations for tomorrow, please remember the guidlines we have at Link to ensure that all students are safe and can enjoy this fun event.  Here are a few key reminders and a timeline of events:

  • All students bring their costumes to school.
  • Costumes need to be tasteful and display no blood, weapons, violence or look-alikes.
  • If masks are worn, they must not be gory and the student must be able to see well enough to walk safely.
  • Refrain form sending treats with your child to pass out during the classroom party.
  • All classroom parties have been planned by the PTA room party planners.  Classroom parties are for the kids, staff and party planners only.  All volunteers must check in with the front office when they arrive.

12:30-1:00  Students change into their costumes (costumes that go over clothing are preferred).

1:00-1:20  All-school parade

1:20-2:30  Classroom parties

3:00  Regular dismissal time

Please join us to see all of the fun costumes by lining the front parkway or playground area for our parade at 1:00.  In the case of inclement weather, our parade will be held indoors in the gym. As a reminder, there will not be after school band or targeted assistance writing sessions tomorrow due to Halloween.  If you have any questions, please contact the main office at 847-357-5300.

Pride of the Month Winners

Congratulations to Mrs. Schlosser’s first grade class for earning the primary Pride of the Month award for October. And congratulations to Mrs. Benson’s fifth grade class for earning the intermediate Pride of the Month award for October. Thanks to those classes for showing great behavior!

 

Mrs. Benson's fifth grade class Mrs. Schlosser's first grade students pose with the Pride of the Month sign.

Conferences

We are looking forward to connecting with parents at our first round of student-led conferences this Thursday, October 5 and Friday, October 6.  Since our conferences are student-led, we ask that students attend so they can share with parents their progress so far this year, as well as goals they have set for the remainder of the 2017-2018.  Teachers will also be sharing their insights, handing out fall MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) scores and establishing year-long goals during conferences.  Please remember that our school day schedule is adjusted to accommodate the conferences.  Thursday, October 5 will be a half-day of school with a dismissal time of 11:40. There is no school on Friday, October 6.

Congratulations to our September Pride of the Month Classes

This month our primary class that earned pride of the month was Mrs. Forster’s first graders. Congratulations for being recognized for your great behavior

The intermediate class that showed great behavior in September was our 5th grade Dual language class. Great job 5th graders!