Poole’s Page November 30th, 2017

Poole’s Page November 30th, 2017

We Are So Grateful for Our Wonderful Students
Sunday is the beginning of Advent. Each Monday morning (12/4, 12/11, 12/18) we will gather as a school community to pray around the Advent Wreath. All are welcome!
A Big Thank You for #LynxGiving Tuesday
Thank you for your generous gifts on #GivingTuesday! Your donations for #LynxGiving exceeded our goal for the day! Our #FullSTEAMAhead campaign is looking bright thanks to the generosity of our Linton Hall Community. Stay tuned to see how our teachers’ wish lists are fulfilled!
Catholic Charities We Care  Week
Next week is Catholic Charities We Care Week where all Catholic Schools are asked to participate in helping raise funds for Catholic Charities. We will be selling ice cream or ice pops for all students preschool-grade 8. K-8 students will be able to purchase ice cream on Friday, December 8 during their lunch period. The ice cream or ice pop will cost $1.
Spirit Day/ Feast of Saint Nicholas
Our next Spirit wear day is Monday, December 4. The Feast of Saint Nicholas is Wednesday, December 6. All students may wear pajamas to school  and there may be a visit from Saint Nicholas.
Winter Coat Drive
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.

Make up/Retake Picture Day

Make up/Retake picture day is Dec. 5th. Please bring in your child’s 1st drafts on the day if you wish to have a retake. If your child missed our first picture day please contact Ms. McGee (lhs@lintonhall.edu) for more information about online ordering. Dress uniforms are required.

Leo Club Corner 
The Leo Club would like to thank everyone for their generous donations for Blue Day for Hurricane Relief.  The Leo Club collected $293.00, which is being donated to Catholic Relief Services/Hurricane Relief Fund.
Up Next – Non perishable food donation to be collected the night of the Christmas Play.
LEO/SCA  next meeting will take place on 12/4/17.
 From Our Little Sprouts
Our LHS Little Sprout Elephants love spending time with their 5th grade buddy class!
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.
PSG News

Cookies for Teachers & Cookie Exchange – In lieu of the December meeting, on December 7, 2017 at 8:30 am, the PSG will be making cookie tins for teachers and hosting a cookie exchange for parents.  Please come pack some tins, and enjoy drinks, cookies and fellowship with friends this holiday season.  Please complete the survey below or email Jenn Heflin at jsarvadi@hotmail.com and let us know if you can donate cookies or tins, and if you plan to join us that day.   https://goo.gl/forms/ldmAQc5GTl3qXypG3Spirit Nights-

Saturday, December 2nd ALL DAY at Charming Charlies – 10% of sales will go back to Linton Hall School

Monday, December 4th ALL DAY at MOD Pizza – 20% of sales will go back to Linton Hall School

More details to follow.

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

Harris Teeter has launched the Together in Education Bonus program. If the school raises between $1000-$1999.99 over the course of the year, we will receive a 1,000 bonus check at the end of the school year.  If the school raises $2000 or more over the course of the year, we will receive a 2,000 bonus check at the end of the school year. Our TIE Code is 6619.  Some folks have tried to set this up but apparently have had issues and LHS is not getting credit.  Please email Jill Colangelo at jillcolangelo@hotmail.com with your VIC card number, name, and telephone number. She will set it up for you. Shop as you normally do this holiday season and help our school.

Shop for your school:  Bristow Center‘s Holiday Shopping Spree  runs through December 7, 2017!  Enter to win a $500 Shopping Spree and a $1,000 donation to your favorite local school now through December 7. Fill out an entry form at Bristow Center stores or here: https://goo.gl/XNyUsG

Poinsettias Delivery

Poinsettias will be delivered and available for pick up on Thursday, December 7th.  Please come to the gym between 11:30am-3:00pm to pick up your poinsettias.  If you can’t make it into the school that day the plants will go home with your child at dismissal.  Any flowers ordered for the monastery will be delivered by the PSG.  We are looking for volunteers to help with poinsettia sorting and delivery.  If you can help for any amount of time on 12/7 between 10am-3:30pm please contact Ashley at ashleyluksik@hotmail.com

Reminder to check out the PSG website for dates, minutes, and various updates from the Guild. https://lintonhall.edu/parents/lhspsg/   Also, the bulletin board outside of the front office will have information regarding the next event scheduled. Check us out!

Pajama Jammin’ Bingo Night Planning Committee:  If you would like to help plan the Pajama Jammin’ Bingo night, the kick-off meeting will be January 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.  Email jsarvadi@hotmail.com if you are interested in helping, but unable to attend.  More details to follow.

Dress Down Date Change – Due to a conflict the next Dress Down Day will be held on January 10, 2018. Please update your flyer and plan accordingly
Yearbooks Still Available
Don’t forget,  2016-2017 Yearbooks are for sale for $35 each. There is limited stock so stop by the office today to get yours!