Poole’s Page March 10th, 2016

Poole’s Page March 10th, 2016

GALA 2016

Grease is the Word…Stepping Back into the 50s

Check out the website the LHS website and SEE PICTURES of the Venue… Then buy your ticket !

THE GALA COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU!!  YOU are critical to the success of the LHS GALA!!

The Gala is an event that is hosted by Linton Hall School that allows all of the adults in our school community to enjoy a night out.  Come out and make new friends and reacquaint yourself with old friends!

Want to give a shout out to your favorite LHS student or staff; purchase an ad in the Gala program and show them how much you care!

The 2016 Gala committee is requesting assistance from the entire LHS community. It truly takes a village from Little Sprouts to eight grade!

The committee will be outside at drop-off and pick-up areas (Little Sprouts, lower school and upper school).

You can commit now for some items at the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0E4FAEAD22A75-2016

Please see the attached flyer for more info.

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

  • The 50’s  style is taking over Linton Hall School.  On Tuesday, March 22 all students will have the chance to share in the fun with 50’s Dress Down Day.  Poodle skirts, rolled up jeans and saddle shoes are all welcome!

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Our Preschool  Students Make Storybook Characters Come to Life

Mass Tomorrow

There will be Mass tomorrow, March 11th at 10:00am.  All are welcome. Father Mike Hann will also be available tomorrow, to hear confessions from the students.


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.



Have you been to Sky Zone yet?

Come check it out at the next Spirit Night, Wednesday, March 16th from 3pm to 8pm!

Just mention Linton Hall School at the register, no flyer needed, and LHS will receive a percentage back!

All ages are welcome.  Support the school while jumping around with friends!

PLEASE NOTE:  Students planning to participate may dress down. Lower School students with OCEW may dress down but must wear jeans.

See you there!


Change in OCEW Date

Lower School OCEW has been moved to Wednesday, March 16th.


Professional Development Day

On Monday, March 14th there is NO school for students. The Faculty will be participating in a day of professional development.


Penny Wars

For their March Service Project, our Lower School classes are collecting spare change to donate to BARN.  Donations will be accepted until March 21 and prizes will be awarded to the highest fund-raising class. Click here for more details.

Thank you to our students in grades 4, 6, 7, and 8 who, for their March Service project, chose to make cards of appreciation for the Prince William County Police Officers who protect our school and community. Our SCA President and Vice-President Drew and Curtis along with Mrs. Raden and Mrs. Poole delivered the letters personally.


Variety Show

3rd ANNUAL LHS VARIETY SHOW – Friday, March 18th @ 6:30 PM

Our show is only one week away! This school has GOT TALENT! Here’s a taste of of our record breaking acts: a pianist, singers, dancers, a violinist & his maiden, tumbling gymnasts, a patriotic guitar solo, magicians, dribbling skillz, Parkour stunts, and now three family acts! But, that’s not all, we also have an adorable performance from some of our preschool friends in Little Sprouts, and, our LHS Staff will be back with another fabulous act! Wait, there’s MORE! Our two Wild & Crazy Dads (Mr. Vince Apesa & Mr. Matt Carman) are also back to keep us entertained between acts!! Folks, this year’s show is not to be missed!

So Don’t Forget: This is a great way to support our friends and school. It’s free of charge and open to everyone, so bring a friend or two! Also bring lots of laughter and plenty of applause! Cake and refreshments will be served at the end of the show! Come join us!

Show Coordinators: Heidi Carman, heidicrm@aol.com and Melanie Apesa, melliejellie@hotmail.com


The Book fair is Here!

Please save the Dates!  March 10 – 18, 2016. We need you!  Please sign up to help out at the Spring Book Fair 2016!

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/Q8yLWx
  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.

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.  Thank you for your help!


Visit by Jan Brett Contest

Tell your friends!  Tell your neighbors!   Time to try to win a visit with Jan Brett again!  We won a signed poster last year, let’s go for the visit this year!

Follow the link below!


Any questions?  Contact Mrs. Winch


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

  • 9:15-9:25Grandparent/Special Person Arrival, coffee and slideshow in gym
  • 9:25 Welcome from Mrs. Poole and 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
  • 10:15Coffee/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.


Our Little Sprouts  

Our LHS Little Sprouts have had a wonderful “Reading Rocks” Week celebrating a love for books.  Our theme this year has been Fairy and Folk Tales and Nursery Rhymes- such FUN we have had!!
We curled up in our pajamas to read some good books
We dressed like book characters and became Stone Soup cooks
PAWS for Reading Dogs came to share
We acted out Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales with flair
From The Three Little Pigs to Goldilocks
We have learned that “Reading Rocks”!!



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


March Lunch Menu 


Preview of Next Week

Click here to see next week’s calendar.


Help us Win a new Playground

**Please help us WIN by entering each day through March 25th!! Enter the Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes today and we could win a $30,000 grant AND a new playground for our school! Spread the Word- Anyone in the community can enter on behalf of Linton Hall School.  



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