Poole’s Page April 7th, 2016

Poole’s Page April 7th, 2016

poodle skirts

Fifties Fun just in time for the Linton Hall School Gala Coming April 16th

Tonight! A Night at the Museum Program 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Dining Room

Our Students, from Preschool to 8th grade, have been studying Visual Communications throughout the course of human history. Our own 7th and 8th graders will be your friendly and knowledgeable docents for the evening. Come and witness their discoveries in Art History.  Gala tickets will also be made available.


No Mass Tomorrow, April 8th



Due to the unpredictable weather, unless otherwise specified, students are allowed to wear sweatpants to school on cold days.


Egg Hunt Postponed

The Chik-fil-A Egg hunt scheduled for this Saturday, has been moved to Saturday, April 16th.


Welcome to our Open House

Spread the word to your friends and neighbors, Sunday April 10th, beginning at 1:00 pm. Meet our friendly faculty and our student ambassadors. Take a tour of our beautiful school.


Grandparent/Special Person Day at LHS

Our 3-day Little Sprouts will celebrate with their Grandparents/Special People on Monday, April 11 at 9:30-9:50 at preschool morning prayer.

Our 2-day and PreK Little Sprouts and K-8th grades will celebrate with their Grandparents/Special People on Friday, April 15 at 9:15am

  • 9:15-9:25 Grandparent/Special Person Arrival, coffee and slideshow in gym
  • 9:25 Welcome from Mrs. Poole and Sister Cecilia. Then staff will lead Grandparent/Special Person to visit classrooms where they will receive a classroom tour and card, Our guests will also want to take some time to visit the LHS Art Show in the cafeteria where art from preschool-8th grade will be represented and our upper school docents will be on hand to share some of the pieces
  • 9:45 Announcement to have Grandparent/Special Person to head down to be seated in the gym
  • 9:55 Welcome, Prayer,  and Special Presentation by our preschoolers-8th grades
  • 10:15 Coffee/Tea and refreshments for Grandparent/Special Person in gym

In order to have enough seating for all, please share an RSVP by April 5.  Thank you.


GALA 2016


Help your child win a pizza party/ice cream social/dress down day!  All you have to do is buy a ticket to the upcoming gala!

The class with the most parent participation wins all three!!

Come on, put on those saddle shoes, blue jeans, poodle skirt and jackets and dance the night away at the LHS Gala 2016!

BTW, check out the Gala Website; go to the LHS website and SEE PICTURES of the Venue…Then buy your tickets.

If you have any questions or want to help, please contact Darlene Cheatham at dhc0830@yahoo.com.


Our Little Sprouts  

Our LHS Little Sprouts have been busy preparing their “Visual Communication” themed art for the “Night at the Museum”.

artshow macdonald16   artshow coke 16   art show spiderman



Finally!  The Boxtops (BT4E) Holiday Marathon Collection contest concluded at noon Friday, February 26; all valid boxtops are tallied, the computations checked and reconciled for the homerooms and for each and every one of the 77+ participating students.

We can now announce the 2nd grade is the TOP HOMEROOM with the most boxtops collected—830 boxtops—through February 26!  Ms. Hook and her second grade students will be featured in the Linton Hall School 2015-2016 yearbook and receive a $100 VISA gift card.

Winning $50 VISA gift cards:

Mrs. Mason and her 6th grade homeroom class (395 boxtops)

Ms. Reid and her Little Sprouts Elephants (381 boxtops).

The TOP OVERALL INDIVIDUAL contributor winning the $100 VISA gift card is Emily Colangelo (1st grade); Emily collected 431 boxtops.

Winners of the $50 VISA gift cards

Regan Spetch (8th grade) with 213 boxtops

Micaelin O’Shea, (Little Sprout Elephant pre-K) with 141 boxtops.

Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Individual and homeroom winners!  And thank you Linton Hall community of families and LHS teachers for your positive efforts, energy and patience in helping to make this a fun event.

All VISA gift cards are donated by Friends of Linton Hall School.  If you have any questions, contact Darlene Cheatham, BT4E coordinator, at dhc0830@yahoo.com.

Keep Clipping…


Penny Wars a Winner for the Barn

The final totals collected in the lower school Penny Wars were…

K $100.71

1 $73.33

2 $48.45

3 $225.12 (first place a dress down day and one extra recess)

4 $131.85 (second place a dress down day)

Grand total to donate to BARN from the lower school: $579.46. Thank you to all who participated.


The last PSG event of the year- the End of School Picnic is coming soon

WHEN:  Friday, May 6

TIME:  5:30pm-7:30pm


NEW THIS YEARThere will be an extra fun treat…Cakes by Shelby!!

This onsite cupcake truck will be  providing several cupcake flavors, frostings, and toppings.  During the event, the cupcakes will be at no cost to picnic attendees!

Additional cupcakes can be purchased, after the event, for $3 each, cash and credit card accepted.

A Google invite and flyer will be sent home soon.

Looking forward to seeing you there!


Dad’s This One’s for Y-O-U:

Please join Archie Catalfamo for LHS Second Annual Duffers Invitational!

WHEN:  Friday, May 6

TIME:  9am at the
WHERE:  Evergreen Country Club in Haymarket

COST:  $100-YOU GET golfing, golf cart, driving range access, and BBQ lunch…yum, yum!

There will be rentals, if needed.

Want more information, want to sign-up and pay via Pay Pal…click here www.lintonhall.edu/events?

Flyers to be sent home soon.



 Bring your Grandparents and have fun while raising funds for our school!


TIME:  FROM 1-6 p.m.

WHERE:  Mrs. Fields TCBY, Bristow Commons

Click here for your Flyer, we’ll see you there!


Summer is Coming and with it comes Summer Camps

Summer camp sign-up forms for Kindergarten through 3rd grade are going home in yellow folders today, March 10th. Click here for a printable form.

Theatre & Art Day Camps in a Catholic Environment

Enroll your child in a fun and exciting camp this July dedicated to teaching excellence in the arts.  Instructors are top notch in their field in topics such as visual art, dance, singing, acting, improvisation, crafts, and more.  Opportunities from Pre-K through High School make Spotlight on the Arts Summer Camps perfect for the whole family.  For over 10 years, Rob Tessier has offered these camps withing the Arlington Diocese… and, through May registration is offered at a discounted rate.  Go to www.SpotlightSummerCamps.com to learn more!



Big Vehicle Day April 21

We are busily planning for Big Vehicle Day on April 21 from 9:30-12:30 and would love if anyone has any contacts to help us acquire some wonderful “big vehicles” for our kids to enjoy!

(A Few Ideas:  Monster truck, Race car, Helicopter, Tank/Army Vehicle, Search and Rescue Vehicle, Boat, Concrete truck, Dump Truck, Tow truck, Semi truck, Limo, Armored truck, Hot air balloon, Someone to fly a remote control- drone, airplane (AMA license))

If you have any contacts, please let us know  littlesprouts@lintonhall.edu


April Lunch Menu 


Preview of Next Week

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