Calling all Linden Lions, families, and friends…
The end of the school year is fast approaching, and that means one thing: it’s time for our annual FUN FAIR!
The Fun Fair is a free event open to all Linden families and the neighbors in Linden’s community. We are excited to feature two food trucks this year, along with
- Supersize inflatables (bounce house/obstacle course)!
- Photo booth!
- And more!
We will see you there!
It’s time for Linden’s annual Read-A-Thon!
The Read-A-Thon is the Pittsburgh Linden PTA’s big spring fundraiser, with additional goals of instilling good reading habits in our children and fostering school community. Just like a walk-a-thon participant collects pledges for every mile walked, our students are asked to collect pledges for every minute spent reading during the Read-A-Thon.
Your participation is essential for the Read-A-Thon to succeed! Encourage your children to read every night and to ask your family member and friends to sponsor them. Students should try to read or be read to for at least 30 minutes a day.
Friday, April 8th-Monday April 25th: This week you will receive a log to keep track of your child’s daily minutes. The log must be initialed by you or your child’s teacher to be accepted by the PTA trackers. To keep individual reading times fair, if your child is able to find time to read individually during the school day, we ask you to limit the number of minutes you log with your child to 1.5 hours per day during school hours (between 9 and 4 pm).
The PTA will provide prizes for the top three classrooms:
1st Place- Pizza party
2nd Place- Popcorn party
3rd Place- Extra recess
The top reader and fundraiser will win a Kindle reader.
The 2nd & 3rd place winners will win gift cards to Barnes & Noble
We will also be awarding a prize to the reader with the most improvement over last year’s Read-a-thon. Also, EVERYONE that reads over 99 minutes will be entered into a raffle to win a prize (only one winner).
Friday, April 8th: Read-A-Thon KICKS OFF at Linden’s Morning Meeting. Your child will receive a free book from the PTA.
Friday, April 22th, 6-8:30 PM: PASSPORT TO READING NIGHT. This fun filled event celebrates reading around the world and is also the PTA’s biggest fundraiser, with a basket raffle and a silent auction.
Monday, April 25th: Read-A-Thon ends! This is the last day for students to turn in their reading logs.
All members of the Linden community are invited to our monthly meetings!
This month’s meetings will be held Tuesday, February 23rd:
- PSCC (Parent School Community Council) starts at 5:00 PM (Room 204)
- PTA starts at 6:00 PM (Room 204)
Free childcare and dinner are available in the Art Room during both meetings.
We hope to see you there!
Clear here for the January 2016 installment of The Principal’s Corner! This month’s topics include:
- Honor Roll & High Honor Roll + Student of the Month
- SEE Update
- January’s Book of the Month (look for it outside of the main office, too)
While you’re switching out summer and fall clothes for winter gear, don’t throw away those too-small sweaters!
Donate your gently used sweaters–look for our sweater collection bin just outside Linden’s main office–and then turn in this form to be entered into a drawing to win a FREE day pass for a family of 4 to the Children’s Museum!
Thank you for your generosity each and every season!