Athletics

Athletics

 Learning Community Charter School
is a part of the Charter School Athletic League (CSAL), which is a division of the New Jersey Education Consortium. We currently have a competitive girls' and boys' basketball team,  a co-ed soccer team, a co-ed volleyball team, as well as a co-ed dance team, all comprised of our middle school scholar-athletes. Additionally, in 2015, we added a 5th-8th grade cross country team/running club with an added, 2017 bonus, of a co-ed track team!

Check out the 2018-2019 athletic calendar here:
 CSAL19_ActivityCalendar.pdf 


 

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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

Congratulations to the Boys on winning the 2019 CSAL Championship!!
This is the first Basketball title for LCCS.




Girls basketball
Girls' Basketball

 

Our girls basketball team, The Jags, are comprised of middle school students from 5th, 6th, 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


Soccer
Co-Ed Soccer

In the spring of 2014, we officially launched our first co-ed soccer team. Our soccer team is comprised of middle school students from 6th-8th grade and are coached by Scott Silva, head coach and our assistant coach is Samantha Vargas for the 2018-2019 school year.

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

We are PROUD to announce that our Soccer team is headed to the 2019 CSAL Championship.
The game will take place at 

Monte Irvin Orange Park 
S Center St & South Harrison Street, City of Orange, NJ 07050
The game starts at 5PM.
If you would like to join us on the fan bus, please return this Soccer Permission Slip.




Co-Ed Volleyball

In the spring of 2016, we officially launched our first co-ed volleyball team. Our volleyball team is comprised of middle school students from 6th-8th grade. Our head coach is Ms. Charlotte Carr, and is assisted by coach Franni Russo.

Any questions about our volleyball team can be directed to Charlotte Carr at ccarr@lccsnj.org

CSAL Volleyball Schedule, Game Days

PRACTICE DAYS ARE EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY; 3:30-5:00PM @LCCS GYM.

Volleyball is headed to the Championship! 
The game will take place on 6/7/19, Friday at 4pm in the LCCS Gym.  Good luck!

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Cross Country Team/Running Club

In the winter of 2016, we officially launched our first running club. Our running club will be comprised of middle school students from 5th-8th grade, boys and girls. The club's facilitators will be Christina McGarry and Ms. Hynes. We also have a competitive, fall cross country team and spring track team that competes in the CSAL and meets around the state.

Any questions about our running club, cross country and/or track team can be directed to Christina McGarry at cmcgarry@lccsnj.org 

**2018-2019 Practice Times: Wednesdays (all participants) & Fridays (all participants) from 3:30-5:00 pm at Lincoln Park

**2018-2019 Practice Schedule: 
 

September 26 , 28

October 3, 5, 10, 12, 19, 24, 26, 31

November 2, 7, 9

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56 Hayes St
Newark,NJ
health news

1. Sudden Cardiac In Young Athletes 

ABC News Health

Cardiac Health - Sudden Death in Athletes


2. Sports' Concussions


CDC - Concussion

CDC - Concussion Youth

3. Managing Mental Health in Student-Athletes

https://www.ncaa.org/sites/default/files/2007_managing_mental_health_0.pdf

4. Nutrition with Athletes

http://targetgoodhealth.com/yahoo_site_admin1/assets/docs/Sports_Nutrition_for_Student_Athletes.91104129.pdf