Poole’s Page 10/1/15

Poole’s Page 10/1/15

Linton Hall School’s Weekly Newsletter


Rainy Day Fun in OCEW this week.

Parent Portal open for grades in Grades 3-8

The PowerSchool Parent Portal is open for students in Grades 3-8. Paper interims will not be sent for these students. Grades are available live for parents to view. New families and 3rd Grade families will be receiving an instruction letter on  how to access the Parent Portal. Parents of returning students in Grades 4-8 should use the login you created last year.

The PowerSchool mobile app also works well on android and iPhones. Instructions for how to use the mobile app from your phone are available on the Parent Portal website after you log in.

The URL for the Parent Portal is https://arlingtondiocese.powerschool.com/public/

Please contact Stephanie Foerster or Becki Ryder with any questions.

The Book Fair is Coming!

We’re using VolunteerSpot  to organize our upcoming activity.

Please sign up for Fall Book Fair!   

Visit the Library Webpage under Teacher pages / Mrs. Winch / Book Fair Tab and click on the Volunteer Spot button!

Sign up with this link-
Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps: 

1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/esbKM5
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

High School Information Fair

Calling all Linton Hall School 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade families! On Tuesday, October 6 from 7:00 to 8:30, we will be hosting a High School Information Fair, right here at Linton Hall School! The event will feature five of the private schools our students most often attend. They include PVI, Pope John Paul the Great, Highland School, Wakefield School, and Seton School. Please join us, with your students, to learn about the programs offered by these schools. Each school will have a representative to answer your questions and provide you with helpful information. We hope this evening will be informative and helpful in finding just the right High School for your child(ren)! Please email Mrs. Finkel at mfinkel@lintonhall.edu if you think you may attend. Hope to see you there!

Calling all bakers!

The Fun fair is quickly approaching and we need your baking help!! Volunteers are needed to make baked goods or buy pre-packaged nut-free goodies. All contributions can be delivered on Friday, October 16th, 2015 either during drop off or pick up, to the cafeteria or near the Little Sprouts office.

Bakers are asked to place baked goods in bags for individual sale (for example three cookies per bag or one large brownie per bag). If you are contributing a whole cake, there is no need to break up into individual bags, just wrap in whatever manner is most suitable.

We are also requesting prepackaged NUT FREE items (ex: store bought rice Krispie treats). Under the link, you will notice 2 different categories to sign up. Thank you so much!

Here is the link to the bake sale sign up:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/805044caaa728a31-funfair/16855105

Once you sign up, please indicate in the comments section what type of baked good you plan to contribute.

Here are some suggestions, but please do not feel limited to these!

Cookies, Brownies, Rice Krispie Treats (homemade and prepackaged,)

Muffins, Cupcakes, Cake pops, Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods,

Whole Cakes, Pastries, Quick breads (banana, pumpkin)

Thank you for all of your support!

If you have any questions please contact Katy ter Weele at katyterweele@gmail.com

LHS Community Fun Fair Sat., October 17th: 

  • PreBuy Your Registration Tickets: Save time at the door and purchase your tickets ahead of time!  Please return the form below along with your cash or check payment by October 9th.  Tickets can also be purchased via credit card or Pay Pal at http://lintonhall.edu/follow/events/fun-fair/  No tickets will be sent home or refunded.  Please look for the Pre-Registration table when you arrive at the fair (where your name will be on a list). Tickets are $5 per person OR $20 per family.

The LHS Community Fun Fair is quickly approaching!  Join, share, and invite your Facebook friends to the LHS Community Fun Fair event page- help us ADVERTISE.  You can join the event from the Linton Hall School or Little Sprouts Facebook pages or using the direct link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/174911902842149/ **watch for our FF Sneak Peeks!!!!

  • Volunteers Needed for LHS Community Fun Fair: Click HERE for Volunteer Sign Up Form.
  • Bake Sale:  for Bake Sale Sign Up Information  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/805044caaa728a31-funfair/16855105
  • Sponsorship Opportunities- LAST Call: Click HERE for Fun Fair Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Donation Items Wanted- LAST Call: Click HERE for Fun Fair Donation Items Wanted
  • Holiday Shopping at the LHS Fun Fair- NO Sweat!:

With less than 100 shopping days until Christmas, come to the LHS Community Fun Fair and shop away at our amazing vendors and you will be ready for the upcoming holidays in no time!!

  • A Vendor Sneak Peek…

o    jCUBED – beautiful handcrafted Sari silk scarves and more!

o    Wood Cutout Treasures – wood cut outs ready to be personalized and crafted

o    Savanna Silks – gorgeous deco mesh wreaths

o    KCB Designs – custom glittered wine glasses, mugs and gifts

o    Heartfelt by Donna – Halloween light up buckets, Christmas ornaments, Lighted blocks and more!

o     Plus, three familiar “Linton Hall  School” faces:

  • Katie McHugh and The Wild Hare
  • Kim Hall with homemade gifts for all occasions
  • Kathy Jones with Touchstone Crystal by Swarovski

Linton Hall School’s Business Spirit Month

Were you looking for a new bag? In need of a gift for someone?

Jill Colangelo is hosting the first Linton Hall School’s Business Spirit Month for the entire month of October with Thirty-One Gifts! Simply go to the following link (www.mythirtyone.com/jillcolangeloheartbags) click on My Scheduled Parties at the top left, choose LHS’s Business Spirit and SHOP! 10% of all orders will be donated to the school! This is a great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping for yourself or someone else while helping the school.


Linton Hall School Families,

If you have a business and are interested in hosting for a month, please email Elizabeth Farey (Elizabeth.farey@gmail.com) and /or Elizabeth Santullo (esantullo@gmail.com) .

Parent School Guild Poole’s Page Update


 SPIRIT NIGHT: October 6, El Tio Tex-Mex Grill in Gainesville, 5pm to Closing!!

El Tio is hosting our next Spirit Night event.  10% of all dine in or carry out orders will be donated back to the school.

Please bring in your flier and stop by for some excellent food!

We hope to see you there!




Bingoween is coming soon!

Put on a mask or bring a broom.

We’ll have food, drinks, and BINGO too,

The only thing that’s missing is you!


This years’ Bingoween will be held on Thursday October 29, from 6 – 8 pm.  Extra bonus- there is no school on Friday October 30!!   Flyers will be sent home soon in the yellow folders.

There will be delicious food from Chick-fil-a and Domino’s pizza, apple slices, popcorn, chips, cookies, beverages and more!!

Please go to www.lintonhall.edu/events to view our flyer and to pre- register via Pay Pal.

*****VERY IMPORTANT NOTE:  Chick-fil-a will only be available to pre-registered attendees only; due to ordering conditions we will need a firm count for this meal selection.******

If you miss the presale; join us anyway.  There will plenty of delicious Domino’s pizza to enjoy!

Don’t miss your chance to win great BINGO prizes: an RC truck, fairy garden and wings, Visa and Barnes and Noble gift cards!!


Spectacular raffle prizes, too:  iPad air, Wii U, Vertical Rock party ($350 Value), $150 Nordstrom gift card, American Girl Doll, and MORE.


Bring the little ones!!  We will have a Little Monsters Play Area, exclusively for ages 6 and under only, please.  The Little Monsters Play Area will be located in the back of the gym to keep them busy; adult supervision will be provided so you can BINGO the night away.

Don’t delay, sign-up today!! 

Want to lend a hand for this super fun event?  Click here to sign up for your preferred spot!  http://vols.pt/xaFU6u . Any questions? Contact Denise Preble at dp4fitness@verizon.net.


HIP HIP HOORAY; HERE COMES DRESS DOWN DAY!!   For everyone who purchased a Dress Down Day pass, the first Dress Down Day is Tuesday, October 20, 2015!!

Dress Down Day participants are allowed to wear clothing that is not part of the uniform or Spirit wear, if they chose.  However, participants are still required to bring gym shoes, if it is their gym day.  Additionally, no flip-flops or open toed shoes are allowed.  Young ladies are to be mindful of shoes with heels that may cause injury due to the tiled floors and stairs. We ask that all participants dress in keeping with the Spirit of the Benedictine Principles.


Time flew and you forgot to purchase your DDD passes? No worries!!

You can still buy a sheet of them (1 for each quarter) for $20.00. Contact Dina Gledhill at dcgledhill627@hotmail.com.


LHS Used Uniform Closet:  The uniform closet is open for browsing and dropping off washed, gently used uniform items, during school hours.

To Pay: Please total the cost of your items and bring a check (made payable to Linton Hall School) or cash to the Business office.


  • Blue Sweaters Vests & Cardigan, Plaid Jumper, Skirt………$5.00
  • Sweatshirts, Gray (boys) or Blue (girls) Long Pants……………$4.00
  • Blue Shorts & Skorts, OCEW Boots ……………………………..$3.00
  • Yellow Polo, White Button-Down Shirts, Sweatpants, P.E. Shorts………………………………………………………………………..$2.00
  • T-Shirts or Turtlenecks, Ties…………………………………………$1.00

Music and Movement

Our Little Sprout music classes have been abuzz with musical activities, creative movement, puppet shows and parachute play.

Comfort Cases Packing Party at Linton Hall School

A Big Thank You to all who donated and/or participated in the Comfort Cases Packing Party last Saturday.  The morning passed very quickly and within a very short time the bags were bursting with items that the children will love.

“COLORS for Cancer”  Day at LHS

On Thursday, October 22nd, wear your favorite colors to beat cancer (dress down day). Forms will come home for you to complete and return to share who you would like to donate in honor or memory of. Also, bring in $1 to be donated to Cancer Research. Thank you for your support.

Eighth Grade are selling Linton Hall School Spirit Socks

Please click here for more information.

Bingoween is coming! See attached flyer for more information here Bingoween

 Soccer corner:

Congratulations to the Boys Soccer team for their 5-2 victory on Wednesday over St. William of York!