LINC in the Center School District

A family at Center Elementary celebrates Lights On Afterschool.

A family at Center Elementary celebrates Lights On Afterschool.

LINC has been a partner of the Center School District since 2007. LINC’s efforts include providing the Caring Communities Before & After School program at Boone and Center elementary schools and developing a new health clinic serving south Kansas City.

Dr. Sharon Nibbelink is the district superintendent.

District Profile

District News

LINC Commission Meeting Monday, Nov. 21st

The LINC Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 21st from 4-6 pm at the Kauffman Foundation. The public is invited to attend.

Download the meeting booklet.


LINC In Photos 2015

We are happy to share this year's LINC in Photos — a visual representation of LINC's impact and presence in the community. LINC in Photos 2015 is dedicated to LINC Chairman Emeritus Landon Rowland, who passed away on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015.

Families and communities celebrate the holidays with LINC Caring Communities

Families and residents around Kansas City  came together to celebrate the holidays and to support their community.


Video: 38 schools celebrate community during Lights On Afterschool

Schools across the Greater Kansas City, Missouri area are showing their after school program appreciation during Lights On Afterschool. Community organizers, students, parents, and teachers came together at their school to celebrate their school with talent shows, family fun nights, and community festivals.  

Missouri Tax Amnesty Program begins now through November 30

Businesses and individuals with delinquent taxes before Dec. 31, 2014 are eligible to pay now through November 31 without interest or penalties with the Missouri Tax Amensty Program.   

Results: LINC Chess End of Year Tournament in Hickman Mills

Over 200 students competed in five rounds of chess during the LINC Chess End of Year Tournament at Hickman Mills Freshman Center Saturday, May 9. Congratulations to all participants!

LINC prepares 35,000 books for students

Watch our video about the process of preparing 35,000 books for delivery to students this summer. Community volunteers and several organizations have helped to make this year's distribution a success.

Results: LINC Chess Girls Tournament at Border Star Montessori in K.C.P.S.

One hundred and one students fought the snow with their families to play at the LINC Chess Girls Tournament at Border Star Montessori on Saturday, February 28. Photos will be available online at

LINC in Photos 2014

We again are happy to share this year’s version of LINC in Photos – a montage of images which visually share our impact and presence in the community.

Back to School: 2014-2015 enrollment dates and information

Kansas City area families are currently enrolling or preparing their student for enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year. View enrollment information by district below, view the district's website for more information.