All members of the Linden community are invited to our first PSCC (Parent School Community Council) and PTA meetings for 2015.
Both will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in Room 204.
PSCC meeting begins at 6 PM.
PTA meeting begins at 7 PM.
Free childcare and dinner are available in the Art Room during both meetings.
If you’re new to Linden or just new the to PSCC/PTA, stop by to meet other Linden families and be a part of the Linden conversation (and action!).
Do you like tulips, daffodils and other spring flowers? Would you like to support the school garden and garden-related activities for students at Linden? Consider purchasing flower bulbs from the PTA’s Flower Power fundraiser!
This is a powerful fundraiser because 50% of your purchase will go towards our school.
If you order $40 or more you can receive a FREE pack of 35 allium bulbs! The fundraiser ends Wednesday, September 30.
Thank you for your support!
The Linden science fair will be held on Wednesday, May 13th, from 6-8 PM in the gymnasium. Boards and lab notebooks have been distributed to participating students in their classrooms. Other important dates:
Monday, May 4 — mentoring session on board presentation tips and tricks, immediately after school. Email Kathy Newman at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Tuesday, May 12 — deadline for turning in boards, which should be brought to the library in the morning.
Science Fair Letter
Read-a-thon is Pittsburgh Linden PTA’s main spring fundraiser, with the goal of instilling good reading habits in our students and fostering school community. How can you help? Families and teachers can encourage students to log their reading time, turn in their reading coupons daily, and also turn in their pledge form and donations by Monday, May 4:
Also, plan to attend Passport to Reading Night on Friday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. This year’s international story rooms will feature readers and food from Germany, China, Chile, India, Poland, Italy, and more! There will be a silent auction and a raffle for fantastic gift baskets. Mark your calendars!
Help kick off Linden’s annual READ-A-THON at Family Fun Night on Friday, April 10 from 6-8 pm in the school cafeteria!
Bring family and friends to play games and have fun! Pittsburgh’s Reading is Fundamental program will be there to share in the fun and provide a free book for students to take home.
Food will be available for purchase with proceeds going to the PTA. Any donations for the upcoming Passport to Reading Night Raffle on April 24 will be graciously appreciated.
City Councilman Dan Gilman announced a funding allocation for The Backpack Initiative at Pittsburgh Linden that will allow it to run for the next school year. The funding will come from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, an ongoing federal program that provides support to low and moderate-income neighborhoods. Find out more at: http://pittsburghpa.gov/district8/release?id=4296.
The Linden Backpack Initiative provides weekend meals for students who do not have consistent access to breakfasts and lunches between the end of school on Fridays and the start of school on Mondays.
Find out more about how you can help the Backpack Initiative at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4eacad29a6fe3-thebackpack/13478462.