Athletics

Athletics

 LearningCommunity Charter School
is a part of the Charter School AthleticLeague (CSAL), which is a division of the New Jersey Education Consortium. Wecurrently have a competitive girls' and boys' basketball team,  a co-ed soccer team, a co-ed volleyball team comprised of our middle school scholar-athletes, as well as a co-ed dance team. We also currently have intramural flag football and are looking to add one more competitive sport to our athletic program. 


Ourathletic teams are supervised by our Athletic Director, Shanelle Muse, who is also our 5th grade ELA teacher. Our liaison for all business mattersinvolving our athletic teams is our Assistant Head of School, James Laster.

Any questions or concerns involving our athletic teams, please contact:

Athletic Director – Shanelle Muse

smuse@lccsnj.org

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  WINTER SPORTS' GAME SCHEDULE
*All girls' games are played at 5 pm
*All boys' games are played at 6 pm
*Dance Team performs at BOTH halftimes (approx. 5:30 & 6:30 pm)

  • December 16  at 5 pm           vs: TEAM Academy
  • December 19 & 20 ALL DAY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
  • January 6     at 5pm       vs. North Star Academy 
  • January 13    at 5pm      vs. Pride Academy
  • January 25    at 5pm      vs Great Oaks RESCHEDULED!
  • January 27   at 5pm       vs. Jersey City Community CS
  • February 2   at 5pm        vs. Rise Academy CANCELLED!
  • February 3     at 5pm     vs. Lady Liberty Academy BOYS GAME ONLY
  • February 4  at 5 pm       vs: Great Oaks 
  • February 10   at 5pm      @ Passaic Charter  AWAY GAME - Bus arrives at LCCS @ 3:45 pm
  • February 24   at 5pm      vs. Robert Treat Academy
  • February 25  at 5pm       vs. Community Charter School of Paterson
  • February 27 All-Sportsmanship Day @ St. Phillips Academy 342 Central Ave. Newark, NJ 07103
    CSAL All-Sportsmanship Day Schedule of Events
    9am-   Foul-Shot Contest
    10am- Three-Point Shot Contest
    11am- Spot Shot Contest
    12pm- School Spirit Exhibition (Step, Dace & Cheer)
    1pm-   Girls All-Star Game 
    2pm-   Boys All-Star Game
**Note: 1 boy and 1 girl will be nominated for participation in all-star game and above-mentioned contests. 

Boys basketball

 
Boys' Basketball

Our boys basketball team, The Jags, are comprised of middle school students from 6th, 7th and 8th grade and is coached by Angel Melendez, who is the head coach, and Jerome Davis, who is the assistant coach.

Any questions about our boys basketball team, please contact Angel Melendez at AMelendez@lccsnj.org

**Practice Times: Saturdays 9:00-11:30, Sundays 9:00-11:30


Girls basketball
Girls' Basketball

 

Our girls basketball team, The Jags, are comprised of middle school students from 7th and 8th grade and are coached by Stephanie Megaro, who is the head coach, and Melissa Megaro, who is the assistant coach.

Any questions about our girls basketball team, please contact Stephanie Megaro at SMegaro@lccsnj.org

**Practice Times: Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 & Thursdays 3:30-5:00



Soccer
Co-Ed Soccer

In the spring of 2014, we officially launched our first co-ed soccer team. Oursoccer team is comprised of middle school students from 6th-8th grade and are coached by Roberto Rengifo and Nicole Dynega.

Any questions about our soccer team can be directed to Coach Dynega at ndynega@lccsnj.org.


Dance

In the fall of 2014, our school's first ever Dance Team made its' debut! 5th - 8th grade girls and boys made LCCS history! Our dance team performs a choreographed routine during halftime of the boys' and girls' basketball games and is coached by Natasha Tyjer.

Any questions about our dance team can be directed to Coach Tyjer at ntyjer@lccsnj.org.

**Practice Times: Tuesdays 3:30-5:00 (gym) & Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 (class) 



Co-Ed Volleyball

In the spring of 2016, we will officially launch our first co-ed volleyball team. Our volleyball team will be comprised of middle school students from 6th-8th grade. The coach will be announced at the start of the season.

Any questions about our volleyball team can be directed to Shanelle Muse at smuse@lccsnj.org




Game Day Protocol for Basketball

Please refer to these rules and guidelines when attending an LCCS basketball game. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

 

upcoming events

  • Saturday 02.27.16 -All Sportsmanship Day @ St. Phillip's Academy 9:00 a.m.

  • Saturday & Sunday 11.19.15 & 11.20.15 - LCCS 2nd Annual Winter Holiday Tournament from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 11.21.15 - Boys' Basketball Tryouts @ 9:00-11:00 in gym. Please wear comfortable clothing, sneakers and bring water. Must stay for entire duration. (2 DAY TRYOUT)
  • Friday 11.20.15 - Boys' Basketball Tryouts @ 3:30-5:30 in gym. Please wear comfortable clothing, sneakers and bring water. Must stay for entire duration. (2 DAY TRYOUT)
  • Wednesday 11.11.15- Girls' Basketball Tryouts @ 3:30-5:00 in gym. Please wear comfortable clothing, sneakers and bring water. Must stay for entire duration. (2 DAY TRYOUT)
  • Monday 11.09.15 - Girls' Basketball Tryouts @ 3:30-5:00 in gym. Please wear comfortable clothing, sneakers and bring water. Must stay for entire duration. (2 DAY TRYOUT)
  • Saturday 11.07.15 - Intramural Sports @9:00-10:00 in gym. GA-GA-GA BALL GAME
  • Saturday 10.31.15 - Intramural Sports @9:00-10:00 in gym. SOCCER 
  • Wednesday 10.28.15 - Dance Team tryouts!! 3:30-5:00 @ Gym. Please wear comfortable clothing, sneakers and bring water.
  • Saturday 10.24.15 - Intramural Sports @ 9:00-10:00 in gym. FLAG FOOTBALL!
  • Friday 10.23.15 - Dance Team Interest Meeting @ 3:30 Ms. Tyjer's Room (boys & girls)
  • Saturday 10.17.15 - Intramural Sports @9:00-10:00 in gym. PINBALL KICKBALL
  • Wednesday 09.30.15 - PreSeason Basketball Conditioning Interest Meeting @ 3:15 Room 307 (boys & girls)
  • Friday 09.25.15 - Friday 10.09.15 School Apparel Spirit Wear Swag! Show your school spirit and purchase school swag! (T-shirts, hats, sweats, bags, etc.)
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