Linden Leopard Growl

September 3, 2015

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Message from Mrs. Klimpl

Dear Linden Families,

Welcome to Linden’s 2015-2016 school year! Our first few days have been filled with many happy faces, loads of smiles, and budding friendships and bonds. I’d like to send a special thanks out to one of our Before School teachers, Mrs. Karen Hansen, who single handedly recultivated our Linden gardens both by the flagpole and the gym. Over the summer, Mrs. Hansen took weekly time to continue weeding the grounds, and watering, and was joined by two awesome high school students, Julie Palmer and Micaela Kitchen. We are grateful for such creative hands and a willingness for beautifying our school!

Please note that the important Verification sheets need to be returned to Linden as hard copies. If you tried to do the Verifications online, the system is not programmed at this time. Please do send all those sheets back to our office.

I am looking forward to seeing you all at our Back to School Nights.. this Thursday, Sept. 3rd for grades K,2, and 6.. in the MPR.. Mrs. Klimpl will speak at 7 pm so please join us there first. All parents are welcome that night. Back to School Night for grades 1 and 5 is scheduled for Tuesday, 9/8 at 7:30 pm directly in classrooms, unless you need to first attend the PEN parent meeting in our library at 7 pm. Our last BTSN will take place on 9/15 for grades 3 and 4, again at 7:30 pm directly in classrooms.

Feel free to contact me if you have any concerns or questions all during the year. Together we make a successful team for the good of all our children!

Join your friends at the Linden BACK TO SCHOOL BASH this Friday 9/4/15 !!!

(Please note that the Bash goes until 7:30. The flyer that you received in the Wednesday folder said until 7:00)
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Linden Home and School Association (LHSA) - general information

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Many good reasons to get involved with the LHSA:

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Committee Chairperson's Meeting - Friday, September 11

The LHSA will have a Committee Chairperson's Meeting on Friday, September 11, at 9:30. This casual meeting will be held at Maplewood Park on South Chubb Drive (if weather is bad, we will move to Linden's MPR). All Committee Chairpersons should attend. Anyone is welcome if you are interested in chairing an open committee, or just learning how to get involved and help. Bring a friend along! The following Committees are still in need of a Chairperson:

  • Fall and/or Spring Book Fairs (need a co-chair to work with Lynn Mills)
  • Hospitality Co-Chair (need a co-chair to work with Brenda Stellato)
  • Spirit Night Chair
  • Staff Appreciation Dinner
  • May Fair
  • End of Year Picnic
If you have any questions, please contact Candi Young at or Susan Schwartz at

An awesome PHILLIES GAME EVENT for Linden families!!!

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If you are having trouble reading the above Phillies flyer, or need to print the return slip, you can access the flyer on the Linden web site or click on the following link:

September's Boomerang Asset - Caring

For those of you who are new to Linden, CB Cares Educational Foundation partners with local schools, businesses, and individuals to help promote positive attitudes and behaviors, particularly with the community's youth. Each month CB Cares focuses on an asset that helps young people grow up to be healthy, caring and responsible. Parents, family members, neighbors, etc. have the chance to recognize students that exemplify each month's asset. The student will be recognized in a Spirit Assembly at school and invited to attend breakfast with Mrs. Klimpl and other "Boomerang' nominees. Please refer to CB Cares website for further information

Therefore, do you know a young person who is caring? Does he/she think about ways of helping others? Does he/she initiate kind and thoughtful acts for others? Please recognize this person with a Boomerang nomination! You may send your nominations to Sue Ponente at by September 15, 2015. If you have any questions feel free to contact Kim Denicore at

Young Rembrandts

The after school art program, Young Rembrandts, will begin on Wednesday 9/16/15. For more information please see the flyer below and/or the website
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Attention parents of all 5th and 6th graders!

This year your children have the incredible opportunity to be a part of the famous Linden Band. Information will be coming home shortly about how they can become a member. In the mean time you can visit my website to get information about the instrumental music program in Central Bucks at If you have any questions you can email me at: Thank you!

Aric Branchfield

Linden Concert Band Director

Thanks for reading Linden's Weekly Growl

This information comes directly from Mrs. Klimpl, teachers and staff, the Linden Home and School Association and Committee Chairpeople.

Very important information can also be found:

  • in the Wednesday folders
  • on the Linden Information Line (call 267-893-4400 option #6)
  • on each teacher's web site
  • on Linden's website

© 2015 Linden HSA | 480 Linden Avenue, Doylestown PA 18901

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