Linden Leopard Growl

Here at Linden we are ONE! --- February 12, 2020 Edition

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UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES

FEBRUARY


  • Thursday, February 13th: Valentine's Day
  • Friday, February 14th: No School For Students
  • Monday, February 17th: Presidents' Day - No School
  • Tuesday, February 18th: 6th Grade Parents Middle School Orientation @ 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 19th: Girl & Grown Up Book Club @ 6:00 PM
  • Friday, February 21st: Linden Gear/Competition Day
  • Friday, February 21st: Family Bingo Night 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Monday, February 24th: Weather Drill @ 2:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 29th: 6th Grade Social Club Movies @ The County Theater


MARCH
  • Monday, March 2nd: Read Across America Guest Speaker
  • Thursday, March 5th: Pennies for Patients Kick - Off Assembly @ 10:00 AM
  • Friday, March 6th: "ONE Diversity is Strength" Shirt Day
  • Monday, March 9th: 2nd Grade Spotlight on Music @ 6:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 12th: 4th Grade Field Trip to Adventure Aquarium
  • Friday, March 13th: Linden Gear/Competition Day
  • Friday, March 13th: 2nd Grade NOVA Presentation
  • Monday, March 16th - Friday, March 20th: Art Goes to School Visitations
  • Monday, March 16th: 5th Grade Human Growth & Development Classes @ 9:30 AM
  • Monday, March 16th: Principal's Award Ceremony @ 3:00 PM
  • Monday, March 16th: Community Connections with Dr. Kopicki @ 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 17th: Early Dismissal @ 12:25 PM
  • Tuesday, March 17th: End of 2nd Trimester
  • Tuesday, March 17th:5th Grade Human Growth & Development Classes @ 9:30 AM
  • Tuesday, March 17th: 6th Grade Social Club Service Project
  • Tuesday, March 17th: St. Patrick's Day
  • Thursday, March 19th: iRun4Life - 4:00PM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday, March 23rd: Girl & Grown Up Book Club @ 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 24th: Lock down Drill @ 9:30 AM
  • Tuesday, March 24th: Fine Motor Family Fun Night @ 6:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 26th: iRun4Life - 4:00PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 26th: Family Fitness Night @ 6:30 PM
  • Friday, March 27th: Pennies for Patients Assembly @ 2:45 PM
  • Monday, March 30th: Reading Olympics @ CB East



LINDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WEBSITE CALENDAR


CENTRAL BUCKS SCHOOL DISTRICT 2019-2020 CALENDAR


2019-2020 LINDEN CALENDAR OF EVENTS

New Student Registration is OPEN

Please click on the banner for the Central Registration page of the CB website for all registration information.

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Dear Central Bucks School District family,


If you will have a new student (kindergarten, first grade) attending Central Bucks in the fall of 2020, NOW is the time to register.


Tell friends and neighbors who will have new Central Bucks students! Enrollment for ALL new students (grades kindergarten through 12) is now ongoing.

Registering students now ensures that buildings plan for appropriate staff and resources for the coming year. Visit here to complete the process online.


Thank you!


CBSD Administration

Please join Dr. Kppicki in the Linden Library Monday, March 16th at 6:00 PM for our Spring "Community Connections" meeting. These meetings are designed to encourage frank conversations about our shared vision for the future of our schools. Please click here for more information about this event.

Linden Leopard PAW Winners

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These Leopards have demonstrated one or more of Linden's core values: Respect, Responsibility, Cooperation and Citizenship. They all earned Linden Leopard Paws and placed them in our new "Paw Bin" located in the front lobby. Each student's Paw was picked this week, and we recognize each of them for their efforts! Congratulations to these kiddos! Pictured are:


Mason Hucaluk, Claire Happel, Colton Parsons, Dean Kristman, Colin Burkholder, Zoey Ferraro,and Henry Johnstone

Winter Clubs Schedule

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Monday: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/24, 3/2: No Class 2/17

  • Basketball (Grades 3 - 6)
  • Earth Day

Tuesday: 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/3:

  • Dodgeball (Grades K - 2)
  • Paint & Pottery (Grades K - 2)
  • Sewing (Grades 3 - 6)

Wednesday: 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/4

  • Sewing (Grades 3 - 6)
  • Pokeman (Grades K - 6)
  • French (Grades 2 - 6)

Thursday: 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/5

  • Paint & Pottery ( Grades 3 - 6)
  • Basketball (Grades K - 2)
  • Yearbook (Grade 6)

Friday: 1/31, 2/7, 2/21, 2/28, 3/6 - No Class 2/14

  • Lego (Grades K - 3)
  • Dodgeball (Grades 3 - 6)
  • Science Explorers (Grades K - 6)
  • Doylestown Rock Gym (Grades K - 6)


***ATTN PARENTS: IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN HELPING WITH ANY WINTER CLUB OR WITH DISMISSAL PLEASE CONTACT REBEKAH MASSEY AT rebekahmassey@gmail.com OR JILL WALTON AT jillhwalton@yahoo.com. In particular, volunteers are needed on MONDAYS. THANKS FOR CONSIDERING!

Lightning News

Here is the latest episode of Lightning News. Thanks to the Rudolph Crew for doing an AMAZING job meeting their deadlines to get the video finished before the holiday weekend!!

Award winning author and illustrator Floyd Cooper gave 2 presentations at Linden on Feb. 10th. Mr. Cooper shared his technique for illustration with and eraser! In telling how he became an illustrator, his message was “Never Give Up”. All students in grades k-4 went home with an eraser to try the technique themselves! Thanks LHSA for sponsoring our visiting author program!

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Our Regional Learning Support students traveled to Princeton, NJ to see the Harlem Dance Troupe. They were treated to an interactive demonstration of ballet movements and ballet performances to different genres of music. It was a quite enjoyable trip for all.

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100 School Days!

Linden’s first grade celebrated their 100th day of school. There were many festivities starting with the children dressing as if they were 100 years old. The children did various games and activities involving the number 100. They played Race to 100 in math, turned the number 100 into beautiful pictures, and experimented with how many tasks they could accomplish in 100 seconds. Linden’s Kindergarten, First, and Second grades worked together to collect $100 and 100 cans to donate to the Doylestown Food Pantry, too.

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2nd Grade ChatterKid

The. Students in Mrs. Bredow’s class are reading about fables. They picked their favorite character, took a picture with the ChatterKid app, recorded their voice for the character and posted it on Seesaw. I am so proud of their app smashing tech skills!

PEN Students in Action

Primary Pen students are working hard learning about force and simple machines. They used a force sensor and a spring scale to measure both newtons and joules. They identified simple machines found in the 2019 Hess truck. They also experimented with inclined planes of different lengths to discover that the longer the board, the less force they used.

Today in M3, students played a Smart Notebook Monster review quiz on iPads to review concepts learned thus far. Their goal was to be the first team to help their creature escape. Then we played a dice game, Chase, which strengthened our multiplication facts. Finally, we worked in small groups to solve various algebra puzzles scattered around the room.

Second grade pen students are learning about simple machines. This week we focused on the screw and learned that it is an inclined plane wrapped around a rod. We got creative and used a cheese stick as a rod and crescent roll dough as the inclined plane to make a tasty treat. Thanks to Mrs. Logue for letting us use the oven in the Quest room.

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Spirit Night at Villa Capri

Please join in the fun at a Linden Spirit Day at Villa Capri! Please click here for a copy of the flyer to bring to the event.
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iRun4Life Registration

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON MONDAY, MARCH 2ND. After Monday, March 2, you will no longer be able to register. Click the Banner for a copy of the flyer for information about this program.

iRun4Life is a fun, noncompetitive after school running program designed to get kids exercising and eating healthy. iRun4Life focuses on exercise, healthy nutrition, and doing good deeds in our community. Training will start Thursday, March 19, 2020 with our goal race being the iRun4Life Kids Only 3K! We will train for 1 hour after school in teams of 10-15 students and will learn proper running form and pacing. We will also do warm up & cool down exercises, relay races, endurance running and talks about healthy nutrition.

Training will lead up to the Annual iRun4Life Kids Only 3K which will be held on Sunday, May 17th at Central Park in Doylestown. Participation in the race is strictly voluntary. Please note that registration for the race is separate, and there is an additional fee. Details will be made available after the start of the program.

BOX TOP COLLECTION CONTEST - BOX TOPS DUE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST!

It's that time again to send in those clipped box tops! The class that collects the most box tops will have a popsicle party to celebrate. Please turn in your box tops to your child's teacher by Friday, February 21st! There will be one last collection in May. And remember that clipped box tops will be phased out by the end of the school year. At that point only scanned box tops will be accepted. Box tops can be scanned via the Box Top app. It's super-easy!
Linden Girl Scouts Work to Help Others

Click the Banner for a list of requested items.

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6th Grade Parents Middle School Orientation

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PEACE LOVE ART

Click on the above banner for a copy of the order form.

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Dear Central Bucks family,


The district will host a Drug and Alcohol Awareness/Parent Positive event on Monday, February 24 at Central Bucks High School South.

Highlights include a Parent Positive presentation on the dangers of vaping and other drugs by Doylestown Hospital Director of Pharmacy Dr. Christine Roussel and a keynote address by Matt Weintraub, district attorney for Bucks County. Please click on the following links for more information about childcare, panelist bios, and the link to contribute discussion questions:


EventBrite quick link for childcare and registration


Quick link for event details and bios of our panelists


Quick link to contribute questions for the panel discussion


District attorney Matt Weintraub was kind enough to sit for a promotional video last week. You may watch the video here.

Boomerang Youth Recognition Award

Please click on the banner for more information about this program.

February Boomerang Asset

February Boomerang Award Asset: Caring



The Boomerang Youth Recognition Award is a district-wide monthly program which recognizes and honors youth in our community for exemplifying one of the chosen Developmental Assets for the school year. The month of February is Asset#26- Caring- Young person Cares about others.



Nomination forms can be found online. Please email to Mrs. Dempsey: ddempsey@cbsd.org or send to school in an envelope addressed "To Guidance." Nomination forms are due by February 19th.

News from Aramark

Click on the button for more Food Service information.

National School Breakfast Week

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Draw and Name a new Dr. Seuss Character

Draw and name a new Dr. Seuss character. Submissions can be given to the cafeteria March, 2nd - March, 5th. The winners will be announced on the morning announcements on Friday, March 6th. The winner will receive a new copy of a classic Dr. Seuss book!
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Central Bucks Aquatic Swim Lessons

Please visit www.cbsd.org/aquatics for information about the following Central Bucks Aquatics spring programs:


  • Group swim lessons (sign-up now for evaluations on 2/25, 2/29, or 3/5; registration deadline 3/4 or when space is filled if sooner)
  • Swim team clinic (sign-up now for evaluations on 2/25 or 2/29; registration deadline 4/3 or when space is filled if sooner)
  • Diving clinic (registration deadline 3/13 or when space is filled if sooner)
  • Lifesaving Recertification (register now to reserve your spot – registration open until week prior to class subject to space availability)

NOVA Presents iSmart Parenting

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