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.
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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.
Each summer, the LPA (Linsly Parents Association) holds a Used Book and Uniform Sale in July. The LPA is currently collecting used books and uniforms for this sale. Any parent who would like to sell used uniform clothing items or text books can be drop them off in the Main Office from 8:00-2:00 PM. Please put your name and contact information on any donated items. Please check back soon for the date and time of the 2020 LPA Used Book and Uniform sale!
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, Thursday: 8AM-2PM CLOSED week of July 27th
Purchase School Uniforms
Go to LandsEnd.com'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 Checklist. PLEASE 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.
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 will not be open and available for ordering until late July/early August. Please check back here in July for an opening date for the online bookstore. Course lists will not be available until this time. Read Online Bookstore Ordering Instructions here.
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.
NOTE: At this time, new families DO NOT have access to Magnus Health.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 1st.
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.
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.
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.
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.