Poole’s Page October 5th, 2017

Poole’s Page October 5th, 2017

A Helping Hand at Camp Friendship
No Mass Tomorrow 10/6


LHS SCA  welcomes our newest members for the 2017-2018 school year!

President– Colette

Vice President-Allie


Commissioner of Religion-Austin A.

Commissioner of Community Service-Hunter

Commissioner of Environment-Madison

Commissioner of Athletics-Johnny D.

4th Grade Class Representatives– Alexandra  ALT: Montana

5th Grade Class Representatives-Tally  ALT: Matthew

6th Grade Class Representatives– Taylor  ALT: Bryson

7th Grade Representatives-Sean M. ALT: Dylan R.

8th Grade Class Representatives: Mason  ALT: Ryan


Fourth through Eighth Grade Parents

Please join us for our SCA Installation on Friday, October 6th at 8:30 am in the gymnasium.

11:45 Dismissal Tomorrow 10/6 – No School Monday, October 9 for Columbus Day
Extended Day Tomorrow 10/6
If your child is planning on staying in extended day tomorrow, 10/6, please send him/her with a packed lunch. Hot lunch will not be offered.
Winter Uniforms
On Tuesday, October 10 we will switch to winter uniforms.  We will have a one week transition period and will look at the forecast to see if the transition period will be extended.
From our Little Sprouts
Thanks to Mrs. Simpson for sharing her pet hedgehog, Hoth, with some very excited preschoolers.  Our Little Sprouts learned a lot about the nocturnal life of a hedgehog.  What a special treat as we also shared our Blessing of the Animals this week in Morning Prayer.
Fun Fair 2017 

Fun Fair 2017 Is Only 1 Week Away: It truly takes a village…  Final Calls….

·        New this year at the Fun Fair:

o   Costume parade at 12:00– join us in your costumes and get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Halloween themed basket

o   Laser Tag

o   Trunk or Treating

o   Wheel of Fortune and Pull Tab Bingo

o   Inflatable Obstacle Course

o   And more…

·        Volunteer Round Up: We are in NEED of VOLUNTEERS- Click HERE for the Volunteer Sign Up Form, sign up outside your child’s classroom, or email lhs@lintonhall.edu to share that you are able to volunteer for an hour or two at the Fun Fair or for set up or clean up. This is a GREAT opportunity for service hours if you know of any high school clubs or sport groups who need hours.

·        Duct Tape Mrs. Poole to the School: Click HERE for your chance to buy tickets to Duct Tape Mrs. Poole to the school at1:30 on the day of the Fun Fair (flyers being sent home).

·        Bake Sale Sign Up: We know there are many amazing bakers in our community! Please sign up at this link to bring a special homemade goodie to the FF Bake Sale: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084fa5ad2da4fb6-little . Bake Sale items should be delivered to the LHS cafeteria or preschool office area on Thursday 10/12 or Friday 10/13.

·        Buy Your Tickets with our Early Registration: Join us at the Fun Fair!! Click HERE for a form to buy your entry tickets and raffle tickets early or buy online at https://lintonhall.edu/follow/events/fun-fair/  DUE by October 6th.

·        Fun Fair Highlights: Click HERE for our Fun Fair Highlights!  And share our LHS Fun Fair Facebook Event  with friends: https://www.facebook.com/events/486785588362857/


Book Fair is Coming Soon!

Don’t get caught without a book!  The book fair is coming to Town!

October 5th – 14th!  Open during the LHS fun fair!

Online Shopping days September 30th – October 13!

Hurry on down!


Book Fair Volunteer Sign up sheet:

Please follow the link to Sign Up to  help with the Book Fair!


Great Ghost Chase Coming Soon
The 27th Annual LHS Great Ghost Chase Obstacle Course Race will be on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 – 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM – LHS Soccer Fields.
Back by popular demand! This year the upper school will run a 3K race! Keep an eye out for the fact sheets. They will be sent home soon in yellow folders.
LHS Umbrella School Spirit Opportunity
Calling all LHS Sport Fans… get your LHS umbrellas to block the sun or rain and show your LHS spirit at our outside sorting events!  Contact lhs@lintonhall.edu to get yours today!!
Spirit Wear – Limited Stock
We have some leftover Spirit Wear from our last order. If you are interested in purchasing please email Stephanie McGee (smcgee@lintonhall.edu.) First come, first served. Click HERE for a price list.


Youth Music Festival

Bishop O’Connell High School is hosting its fourth Youth Music Festival Saturday, December 30.  If any 6th, 7th or 8th grade are interested in watching this High School Festival while there is no fee to attend, registration is necessary.   https://www.bishopoconnell.org/admissions/how-when-to-visit/youth-music-festival


Leo Club Corner

SCA and Leo Club dates:

October 23, November 6, November 13, December 4, December 11, January 8, January 22, February 5, March 5, March 19, April 9, April 16, May 7

The meetings are Mondays, after school  from 3:30 – 4:00pm ish. Pick up is in the front of the building at the front door.


Big Happenings in the Leo Club !

The Leo Club will be participating in the Campaign to End Hunger at the House of Mercy, located at:

House of Mercy

8170 Flannery Court

Manassas, VA 20109

The date for this year’s campaign is Saturday, October 7, 2017.  The Leo Club has 8 spots to fill.  Our shift is from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

We will be packing rice, beans and protein packs.  This is an excellent family activity and an excellent opportunity to earn required service hours for Confirmation and Boy Scouts.  I will be available to sign off on service hours as needed. This is a huge community event and a wonderful experience for the children. Students fifth grade and above, please.

Please contact Mrs. Winch  if you are interested in Helping to End Hunger!  I will get a permission slip to you and register your student and/or family.
Also happening on Saturday, October 7, 2017, is the Birmingham Green Service Opportunity for Leo Club. Traditionally, the Leo’s serve a Picnic Lunch to the residents of the Birmingham Green Retirement Facility.  We are requesting that a few Leo’s attend this event from 11:30 – 1:00 pm.  Permission slips are forthcoming.

Contact: Mrs. Winch lwinch@lintonhall.edu or Ms. Clark pclark@lintonhall.edu


PSG Announcements

PSG Meeting – You asked, we listened!  The PSG will hold its October meeting tonight at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.  All are welcome.

Spirit Day and Night – Duck Donuts has graciously offered to  allow our spirit “night” to run all day long AND they will be giving 25% of the proceeds back to the school!  Please stop by their shop on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 between 6 am and 7 pm to pick up some delicious donuts and help out LHS.  Note: for this promotion you must have the flyer.  Flyers should be in the yellow folder, Click HERE for a copy. 

PSG Communications 

Keep an eye out on the website in October for changes to the PSG page!  We will have information about what is happening with the PSG including minutes of prior meetings.   You may also leave a note for the PSG in our box in the front office.


Purchased Dress Down Day Reminder

If you purchased a dress down day pass on the first day, and agreed to pay for it, please send in your check or cash through the yellow folders addressed to “Jennifer Heflin, Third Grade’. The PSG will send reminder invoices after the holiday weekend for those from whom payment remains outstanding. Dress Down day passes are still available.



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