Poole’s Page December 14th, 2017

Poole’s Page December 14th, 2017

 Santa’s Surprise Visit
For the third week of Advent, we will gather one last time next Monday morning (12/18) as a school community to pray around the Advent Wreath.
All are welcome!
Christmas Program
Our Annual Christmas program is tomorrow evening, Friday, 12/15 at 6:30pm.  All students are to report to their classrooms by 6:00pm.
All students are expected to attend and participate.
Costumes for Our Christmas Performance

Grades 1, 3-8 – Church clothes with dress shoes or clean school shoes

Grades 7-8 – should also wear something green (shirt, blouse, skirt, tie, etc.)

Grade 5 – should also have warm accessories (hats, gloves, scarf and/or earmuffs)

Grade 2 – beach clothes, Hawaiian shirts, light colors, etc.

K – Boys – Shepherds

K – Girls – Angels

Leo Club Sponsored Canned Food Drive

Tomorrow evening, the night of the Christmas Play, the Leo Club kindly requests that you bring two cans or items of nonperishable food. (Please no glass jars.) These items will be sent to the House of Mercy as a donation from our school.  Vehicles for collecting the donations will be parked at the back door entrance of the gym.


Next Week’s Schedule

We have two full days Monday and Tuesday (12/18 and 12/19.)  On Wednesday, December 20 we have an 11:45am dismissal. There is extended day on Wednesday! Also, Wednesday December 20 is red and green day. All students are welcome to dress and accessorize in red and green.


F.Y.I., there is NO 8th Grade Bake Sale Next Week


Winter Uniforms

All students go out to recess everyday.  Please be sure to send your child to school in their winter uniforms with a warm coat, hat and gloves.
Inclement Weather Policy
Linton Hall School is guided by the Prince William County Schools inclement weather decisions.
If Prince William County Schools are closed, Linton Hall School is closed.
If PWC schools have a 1 hour delay, LHS will have a 1 hour delay.
Students are to arrive at 9:00-9:15am. There will be morning extended day beginning at 8:00am and Preschool.
If PWC schools are having a 2 hour delay, LHS will have a 2 hour delay.  Students are to arrive between 10:00-10:15am. There is morning Extended Day beginning at 9:00am and Preschool.
If PWC schools close early, LHS will determine a closing time and notify the school community by posting the dismissal time on the LHS website and sending a community email.  Please check these two sources first before calling the school office.  The website will be kept up to date as soon as decisions are made.  Extended day will end at 5:00pm.
If a delayed opening occurs on a day when LHS is scheduled to dismiss at 11:45am, there will be NO school on that day.
If PWC cancels after school activities, all LHS’s after school activities are cancelled. Extended day will end at 5:00pm.
All LHS parents are encouraged to subscribe to the PWC E-News. Subscribers to E-News can choose to receive closing announcements by email, text message, or both.  To register online, go to the “How do I?” box on the PWCS website at pwcs.edu, and select “Receive Email News” or click the PWCS E-News icon at the bottom of the home page.  Our emergency system School Messenger, will only be used if PWC Schools are not in session and LHS has to make a decision in case of inclement weather.

A Note From The Sisters
Dear LHS,
We are the delighted recipients of a dozen each of red and white poinsettias through your most thoughtful generosity.  Those beautiful flowers will grace our chapel during the Christmas Season,and they will serve a a reminder to pray for you and your children.
Blessings and Gratitude,
Sister Cecilia and Sisters

Miss Magda

Please keep Miss Magda in your prayers. She has been a loyal part of our Maintenance Staff for many years.  She has had surgery on her foot and will be out  until the middle of January.


Winter Coat Drive

Please help Linton Hall School’s Cub Scout Pack 1922 share the warmth this winter!  Now through January 18th, Pack 1922 will be holding a Coat Drive.  Coats donated will be taken to the F.H. Furr/Volunteer Prince William “Keep ‘Em Warm” drop off location.  Hats, mitten, gloves and scarves will also be accepted.  There are boxes located in the Lobby and Preschool entrance to receive your donations at any time.  Please help us reach our goal of 400 coats! Click HERE for more information.


Advertising in School Publications

If you would like to have your business seen in our Handbooks or Directory, please contact Ms. McGee at lhs@lintonhall.edu for more information.

Pajama Jammin’ Bingo Planning Meeting  – Scheduled for January 9, 2018 at 6:30 pm.  Location TBD.


Amazon Fundraising

Every time you shop on Amazon using our link, LHS will receive a 10% donation from Amazon.  We won’t know who made purchases or what they ordered, the school just gets a check each quarter. So easy!  Please shop by clicking on our link:  https://www.amazon.com/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=sl2&tag=linhalsch-20&linkId=90f03dd20b8a2f7975d4ff2c16a654bc