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LINKS for Learning

LINKS for Learning

After-School/Summer Program

 




What is LINKS for Learning?

LINKS For Learning is an after-school and summer program for elementary school children.   Funded through fees, grants, fundraising and donations,  LINKS offers scholarships to children whose  families  qualify for free and reduced priced lunches.   LINKS provides homework and academic support,  healthy snacks, outdoor play, a variety of engaging  enrichment activities and opportunities for community involvement.   Many families have stated they could not work if their children were not enrolled in the LINKS for Learning program!


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Events and Happening!! 
  • Summer LINKS last day was August 7th and considered a great success by all!   Thank you to all of our sponsors!
  • A list of tutor is available upon request.  All scheduling and payment will be agreed upon between parent and tutor.  This is outside of the school district and LINKS for Learning.       
  • For more information contact Terri Hartly at Hartly@livingston.k12.mt.us.
  • After School LINKS registration is now open!! 
  • Detailed information and forms are available below.                 
  • For questions or more information contact Terri Hartly at Hartly@livingston.k12.mt.us
  • Thank you to everyone who supported us throught the Park County Community Foundation Give-A-Hoot Giving Campaign!  Because of you we meet and surpassed our goal of 80 donations!
  • Back to After-School Online Auction will be open August 24th!   Stay tune for more information!  You don't want to miss it; there are some GREAT items!
  • The Moose Chase is going VIRTUAL!!  There will be lots swag and fun prizes.  Stay tune for new ways in which you can catch that MOOSE!

Goals of the LINKS program:

  • Providing safe, stimulating learning environments for students after school and in the summer 
  • Providing enriching educational experiences for students outside of the regular school day.
  • Connecting families to the schools and community agencies for the education and resources they need to enable them to help their children succeed in school.

Elements of the After-School Program:

  • The After-School Program is offered Monday – Thursday until 5:00 p.m. at all three elementary schools.  Full day of programming is offered on Fridays for students in grades 1-5. 
  • All programs are low cost and open to all students.
  • Family events will provide community interaction and educational opportunities.
  • Student to staff ratios are kept low to meet individual needs.
  • New this year!!!  Cooking Club,  Robotics Club & Gardening Club.  Stay tune for more information on how to enroll in these engaging clubs tailored to meet your child's interests!!!

School Year Fees:

Cost per Session:
Mon. & Wed.:  $70     Tues. & Thurs.:  $70     Full day:  $40/Friday
Children qualifying for free or reduced lunch are eligible for scholarships to attend LINKS Monday-Thursdays.    MUST apply by checking the box on the enrollment form!! 
Additional Siblings are half price.
Fees are due at the beginning of each session.
Payment plans may be set up!

Refund/Cancellation Policy
A 30 day notice is required for all refunds minus a $30.00 processing fee.

Session Dates
Session 1:  August 31st to October 25th
Session 2:  October 28th to December 20th
Session 3:  January 4th to February 18th
Session 4:  February 22nd to April 16th
Session 5:  April 19th to June 2nd


The LINKS For Learning office is currently located at:
Washington School
315 North 8th Street
Livingston, MT  59047

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School Year Schedule:

  • LINKS takes place Monday - Thursday based on the A/B school day.
  • LINKS begins at the end of the school day (2:00 p.m.) and runs until 5:00 p.m.
  • Full day Fabulous Fridays will be offered through the duration of the A/B school day schedule for additional fees.
  • LINKS 2020-2021 opens on August 31, 2020 and ends on June 2, 2021.
  • Schedules and fees are subject to change as the school day schedule changes!

Summer LINKS

  • Summer LINKS camps will run Monday-Fridays from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,  dates for 2021 will be announced at a future date!  
  • Frequent field trips will allow students to explore their community and surrounding areas.
  • Experienced LINKS staff  working with community partners will organize and lead activities.  
  • Sessions will include healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks.
  • Free play time will complement organized, structured activities as well as academic review.
  • Enrollment dates TBA.
  • Summer Applications, Summer Field Trip Permission Slips, Summer Parent Handbook, and Summer Brochures will be available at a future date!
  • Completed Forms can be emailed to: Hartly@livingston.k12.mt.us or dropped in the mailbox by the front door of Washington School.
 
2021 Summer Sessions and Themes
TBA

Summer Fees:
* TBA
*Scholarships are available upon request!
**Indicate your request for a scholarship on the application form!

All completed forms can be:
1. Emailed to Hartly@livingston.k12.mt.us
2.  Dropped in the mailbox outside the front door of Washington School
or
3.  Mailed to:  LINKS for Learning, 315 North 8th Street, Livingston, MT  59047


Enrollment Information

2019-2020 LINKS After-school Enrollment

Applications will be available to the public on August 17th and at all elementary school beginning August 24th!

Priority will be given to:
  • Current LINKS families whose children have regular attendance, are current in payment and in compliance with LINKS policies.
  • Children who have attended regularly in the past.
  • Children who will be attending multiple sessions.
  • Children who are referred by school staff.
Read  more about  After School  LINKS on our brochure.

You will be notified of your enrollment status within 10 days of applying beginning August 24, 2020.


Important Forms:

 

Contact Information:

Terri Hartly: Program Director
Terri.Hartly@livingston.k12.mt.us
406-223-5288
Margy Ek:  Program Assistant
Margy.Ek@livingston.k12.mt.us