Student Life

Start of School Info

In order to have a successful start to a new school year, there are many important pieces of information that all students, both new and returning, should know.  Below, please find several items which will make the upcoming school year a great one.

List of 12 items.

  • Introduction

    At Linsly, our number one priority is the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff.  Please know that our dedicated Covid-19 Preparedness Task Force is working diligently to plan for our students' return for the 2020-2021 school year.  Any new protocols or procedures will be managed in accordance with WV State and Local Health Department Guidelines and will be communicated to our Linsly community prior to the start of school or any pre-season training activities.
    Here are some links to important information that every student will need to know.  Of course, most of your questions can be answered by looking around this website.  We encourage all parents and students to check our homepage on a weekly, if not daily basis to find the most current information about your school. 

    Please view/download the latest Student Handbook

    All new students and parents will receive website login information during the first few weeks of school.


    Here are a few important dates of events leading up to the start of school. Please mark them on your calendar.
    Please click on all links that apply to you:

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  • Parent Orientation Meetings (Webinars)

    In his series of Orientation Zoom Meetings for parents, Linsly Head of School, Mr. Justin Zimmerman, explained our start of school procedures, the new daily schedule, safety protocols, and more for families. Click here for the meetings.
  • Used Book and Uniform Sale

    NEW! The LPA (Linsly Parent Association) Used Book & Uniform Sale will be held on Monday, August 31 from 2:00-6:00 PM in Banes Hall. Parents attending are asked to socially distance and wear a mask.
  • Summer Hours for the School Store - 2020

    The Linsly School Store is located on the lower level of Banes Hall, our main school building. Once you enter the main building, the stairs to the lower level will be just ahead, to your right.  Mrs. Jonette Giovengo, the school store manager, can be reached at  (304) 233-3260, extension 109.

    Summer 2020 School Store Hours:
    Beginning Monday, July 6:
    OPEN: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8AM-2PM
    CLOSED week of July 27th

  • Purchase School Uniforms

    Go to's Linsly School Uniform page. From there you will be prompted to enter your child’s gender and grade information, as well as the school name “Linsly”.  If needed, Linsly’s Preferred School Number is: 900156787. Download more information on ordering uniforms from Lands' End. For your shopping convenience here is a Uniform Ordering ChecklistPLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID 19, Linsly will temporarily eliminate school blazers and ties from the dress code. Students will NOT need to purchase a school blazer or ties for the opening of the 2020-2021 school year. Please read more about COVID 19 Safety and the Linsly Dress Code.
  • Online Bookstore

    For textbooks, Linsly will be using MBS Direct, which will offer new and used text books, and when available, e-books.
    Please Note: The  Direct Online Bookstore is now open. Read Online Bookstore Ordering Instructions here.
  • Health Services

    For all information pertaining to Health Services at Linsly, including links to Magnus Health, where you may download required medical forms and emergency consent forms for new and returning students, visit the Health Services Page.
  • Boarding Student Information

    All boarding students should be certain to read the Start of School Schedule found near the top of this page. In addition, if school transportation is necessary, travel itineraries must be emailed to

    Download Move In Calendar and Dormitory Open/Close Dates.

    Also check our residence life website What to Bring for tips and suggestions on packing.

  • School Supplies - Guidelines

    For our parents' shopping convenience, please download our school supply guidelines:
    Middle School (Grades 5-8)
    Upper School (Grades 9-12)

    For questions concerning middle school supplies, contact Maggie Allison, Dean of the Middle School. For questions concerning upper school supplies, contact Dean of the Upper School, Melissa Leone.
  • Technology Information

    Computers and technology play an important role in the learning process, and therefore, Linsly often expects students to perform tasks, complete assignments, and look up information using that technology. It is necessary for all students and parents to understand technology requirements and recommendations. Please read: 2020 Technology Recommendations.
  • Summer Reading

    Every student at Linsly is expected to participate in our summer reading program.  Shortly after the beginning of the school year, every student will be given an assessment on the required reading.  Thus, it is important that the reading be completed before you arrive to campus in August. The summer reading lists are posted online.
  • School Calendar

    Please download the 2020-2021academic calendar. Of course, this website's main news page should be viewed weekly, if not more frequently, for important calendar additions or changes.