Poole’s Page 10/8/15

Poole’s Page 10/8/15

Linton Hall School’s Weekly Newsletter

Highlights and Upcoming Events

LHS Community Fun Fair

Today’s Fun Run Results

Bookfair Onsite and Online

Christmas in October Appalachia Mission

Colonel Linton Soccer Challenge

Dress Down Day Date Change

Bingoween is Almost Here

Great Ghost Chase T-shirt Design Contest

LHS Community Fun Fair Sat., October 17th: 

  • 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 LHS or LIttle Sprouts Facebook pages or using the directlink:  https://www.facebook.com/events/174911902842149/   **watch for our FF Sneak Peeks!!!!
  • PreBuy Your Registration & Raffle 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. 
  • Volunteer: 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 PUMPKINS: we are looking for lots of small pumpkins for the Fun Fair.  If anyone is willing to call around to local farms to see if they would be willing to donate some to our Fun Fair, we would be very appreciative!!


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.

Fun Run Results

All the children came back with big smiles and bright cheeks.  We are all so proud to have such wonderful athletes here at Linton Hall School. Click here to see your super atheletes postings.

The Book Fair is Here!  October 8 – October 17th!  Online fair open now!

Visit scholastic.com/fair


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.

Colonel Linton Soccer Challenge

The soccer tournament is Friday, October 16, 2015. All students may wear their PE uniform for the day. During the soccer tournament the 8th graders will be selling concessions from the canteen. Click here for the listing and pricing of concessions. Thank you for supporting the class of 2016!

Baked Goods Needed for the Fun Fair!

Volunteer Bakers 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.

Please place baked goods in bags for individual sale. Whole cakes need to be wrapped in whatever manner is most suitable.

We are also requesting prepackaged NUT FREE items 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:

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


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


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 27, 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.


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

LHS Great Ghost Chase Obstacle Course Race

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

10:45 AM – 1:30 PM

LHS Soccer Fields



Submission Deadline:  Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Winner Announced:  Thursday, October 15, 2015

Read all the contest details and get a submission form here! Calling all artists, doodlers, and scribblers! Show off your talent and put a NEW DESIGN on our NEW RACE!

This year, the GGC will be an exciting 1- mile event that includes running combined with fun and challenging obstacles for all ages!

The winning design will appear on LHS-approved P.E. t-shirts that will be available for purchase!


The GGC has an All-New Format for 2015!  Be sure to review all the exciting changes in this fact sheet!


See all the GGC key dates in one place with this handy flyer!


The GGC has its own event page!  Find all the exciting GGC information at lintonhall.edu/great-ghost-chase!

High School Information Fair

Our High School Information Fair on Tuesday night was a wonderful success. Thank you to the Seventeen Families who attended the event.  We hope to continue this program on an annual basis.


Picture Day is Coming Soon!

On Tuesday, October 20th, the photographer from Spledid Portraits will be arriving to take everyone’s picture.  Please come to school looking your best in dress uniforms and big smiles for the camera. Envelopes will be coming home tomorrow in yellow folders.

Winter Uniforms

Beginning Tuesday, October 13, children should begin wearing their winter uniforms to school. Click here to see details about the winter uniform.



Date Change for Dress Down Day

Tuesday, October 27th will be Dress Down Day for students who have pre-purchased passes.

If 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.

Blessing of the Animals

What a wonderful way to start our week. Father Hann joined us for our Little Sprout Morning Prayer for a Blessing of the Animals.

Christmas in October

Our October Service Learning Project is to make charitable donations to the Appalachian Missions.  Please click here if you are interested in participating. All donations need to be delivered to the office by Oct. 23. Thank you for your support.

“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

Open House

Sunday, November 8th is our next Open House at 1pm.  All are welcome. Invite your friends and neighbors.