Lynx Blog

Footsteps In Our Hallway

The first thing that strikes me, when I walk through the front doors every new school year, is the change in our students.  Of course almost everyone is taller, some have longer hair, some now have glasses - but that is the outside.  I am...

Small but Mighty

As we get closer to the last day of school, our hearts are stirred by the inevitability of 8th grade graduation. It is truly a sentimental journey as we observe our 8th graders, this small but mighty group of eleven, become more and more eager...

Sacrifice

With a lump in my throat and tears in my eyes, I stand in silence watching, listening, and feeling each moment of our 8th grade’s Stations of the Cross presentation. This tradition never fails to have such a penetrating effect on my heart. It is...

The Sound of Silence

Noise and school usually go hand in hand. Let’s face it, when you have nearly 300 children in one location, you are going to have noise, albeit, a joyful noise! However, if you are ever in the halls during Lent for arrival and dismissal, you...

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Oh my goodness, it’s Open House time here at Linton Hall School! This makes me very happy. Why, you ask? Because this is the time when we let our little light shine for all to see! In the fall of 2001, when our son was just...

A Beautiful Bouquet

I love a beautiful bouquet of mixed flowers! Now, I’m not saying that I would turn down a dozen red roses. But really, a vase full of a variety of colors, textures, and sizes tickles all the senses and is just more fun. So, you...

A Snowy Promise

Here we are, the fourteenth day of March, and it’s a SNOW DAY! Countless ice cubes have been flushed, pajamas have been worn inside out, and spoons have been stashed under pillows since December…all to no avail – until now! Officially, the snow started to fall...

Hearts of Gratitude and Appreciation

The countdown is upon us! How can it possibly be that Thanksgiving is only ten days away? I love that Thanksgiving is all about gratitude. Gratitude is defined as “the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful.” In the spirit of Thanksgiving, our Linton...

And the Answer Is…

New Family Orientation – check! Kindergarten Orientation – check! Faculty and Parent Mixer – check! First Day of School – check! Back to School Picnic – check! Back to School Night – check! What an awesome whirlwind it has been! Welcome to all of our new...

New Beginnings

Winter has at last come to an end. Spring has sprung and the promise of new beginnings is all around us! The week before our Easter Break, we experienced the new beginning of life in our middle school science class. Eggs in an incubator resulted in...