Harlem Link alumni are an important part of our community. Stay tuned for more information about events, opportunities, and supports for our alumni network.


HL10, our first graduating class, graduated high school in June 2017! These scholars are continuing their education at Baruch College (MacCauley Honors Program), Hunter College, University at Buffalo, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Franklin & Marshall College, Drew University, Binghamton University, University of North Carolina, BMCC, LaGuardia Community College, University of South Carolina, University at Albany, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, SUNY Onondaga, and Buffalo State University. Keep up the great work!

College Scholarship Essay Contest

Congratulations to alumna Anna Lee Peña for earning $2,500 through our HL11 College Scholarship Essay contest!!!

HL12, your scholarship contest was launched at your March 15 reunion regarding the book you were given for your 8th grade graduation, Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary by Walter Dean Myers. See all details here. All submissions due October 1, 2018, but are accepted now! Reach out to with any questions or help getting started.

Alumni Events 2017-18

Alumni Night Thursday, October 12, 2017, 6 pm

All alumni and families were welcomed back to Harlem Link to advise each other and our 5th graders about middle school, high school, and the college application process.

8th Grade Reunion, HL15 Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6 pm

Alumni who graduated from Link in 2015 came back for a fun celebration.

11th Grade Reunion, HL12 Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 pm

Yatenga French Bistro, 2269 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd at 134th Street

Our third graduating class enjoyed time together and a great meal while receiving college application resources and instructions for our Harlem Link Scholarship Essay Contest.

Graduating Senior Recognition, HL11 Thursday, June 7, 2018, 12 pm

Come visit the school during our field day! You can help out, inspire current students, and be recognized! We are proud of you! RSVP at or 212-289-3249.


Alumni, if you have any questions, needs, news, or just want to say hi, you can email or come by the school. The alumni office is now in Room 233 near the 111th Street entrance. We love to hear from you! During Mrs. Van Auken's maternity leave April - July, make sure to stop by the main office and visit Ms. Layla Rodman!

8th graders, we want to hear where you will be attending high school, and 12th graders, we want to hear where you will be next year!

Update your contact information right now, right here.

Thank you, alumni donors!

Thank you to the following alumni for giving this year:

Funmilayo Tracy Oguns, HL10

Corey Pepaj, HL10

Mahamadou Tunkara, HL10

Dianna Awa Cisse, HL11

Melaya Vaz-Paddyfoote, HL11

Abou Cisse, HL12

Sumaya Easton, HL12

Vanessa Cisse, HL13

Amaya Santiago, HL13

Safeerah Moteen, HL14

Fernando Taylor, HL15

Stacy Onwuka, HL16

Rahtavia Williams, HL17


Harlem Link parent:

"I have never been to a school where parents were given so much information, to actually have an intellectual conversation explaining the curriculum."