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

**2018-2019 Co-Ed Pre-Season Conditioning Dates: November 1, 3, 7, 10 & 17 @ LCCS Gym (weekdays: 3:30-5:00 pm)(weekend: 10:00-11:30 a.m.)

**2018-2019 Practice Times: Saturdays 9:00-11:30, Sundays 9:00-11:30 @ LCCS Gym.



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

**2018-2019 Practice Times: Tuesdays 3:30-5:00 pm & Thursdays 3:30-5:00 pm @ LCCS Gym.



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 Anto Higgins, head coach and our assistant coach is TBA during the 2018-2019 school year.

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

**Pre-Season Conditioning Dates: TBD (weather permitted)

**2017-2018 Practice Times: Mondays 3:30-5:00 & Thursdays 3:30-5:00 at Lincoln Park West. 

Home Field: Lincoln Park West Side Avenue, Jersey City, NJ (In between two baseball fields)




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

**2017-2018 Practice Times: Wednesdays and Fridays 3:30-5:30 (gym)

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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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