Poole’s Page September 29th, 2016

Poole’s Page September 29th, 2016

gvball-gameWell Done Girls’ Volleyball Teams!

No Mass Tomorrow or Next Week

Our next Mass will be celebrated Friday, October 14th at 10:00 am in the Monastery Chapel.  All are welcome.


Spirit Day Monday, October 3rd!

Wear your Spirit Gear this Monday.


Switch to Winter Uniforms

On Tuesday, October 11 we make the switch to winter uniforms. However, as October’s weather is inconsistent, this year we will have a period of transition. Students may may choose to wear either their summer uniform or their winter uniform depending on the weather of the day. This period of transition will end Friday, October 21. After which, all students are expected to wear their winter uniform.


School Messenger Emergency Alert System Test

A text message opt-in for School Messenger will be sent Friday, September 29 to cell phones on record with the school. You may need to reply Y even if you’ve already opted-in. The School Messenger Emergency Alert System test will occur on Monday, October 3rd.  Please send an email to lhs@lintonhall.edu on Oct. 4th if you did not receive a message.


FIESTA NIGHT –  Tomorrow, September 30, 2016

Thank you to everyone who ordered for Fiesta Night, a “Cool Cuisine” Class of 2017 fund raiser!

Remember that you can pick up and pay for your order on Tomorrow, September 30th during two convenient pick-up times: 12:30pm – 1:30pm or 2:30pm – 4:00pm.  Extended Day families – we’ll have your meals ready during Extended Day pick up times!

For questions, please contact the Cool Cuisine rep, Mary Stern, at maryastern@gmail.com or 703-408-5261.


From the Business Office

This is just a friendly reminder that Tuition is due on Monday Oct. 3, 2016.


Save the Date for Linton Hall School’s Fall Fun Fair

Saturday, October 15th from 10-3

It truly takes a village so we are asking for everyone’s helping hands and hearts to help us with the final stretch…

Please watch your child’s folder for the following or click on the links below:

  • Volunteers:Click HERE for our volunteer sign up form. We are in need of many hands to help us with set up on Oct. 14 and at the Fun Fair on Oct. 15!!
  • Sponsorship: Click HERE for our last few games we need sponsors for or you can simply share a monetary donation to help with Fun Fair costs.  Thank you!
  • Donation Wanted List:Click HERE for a lost of items we are still looking for to help us with games/events at the Fun Fair.
  • Advertise:Please spread the word about the Fun Fair and share the facebook event link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1498306960183304


Christmas in October Service Project

For our October Service Learning Project, we are asking all of our Linton Hall School families to support the Sisters with their collection of gifts for the Appalachian Missions.  This mission serves the children in Appalachia who are in need of basic necessities.  Please consider contributing to this wonderful charity. Each class has been assigned the following ideas to donate. Please click HERE for class assignment suggestions. Thank you for your generosity.


The Book Fair is coming soon!   See you there!

Join us in sharing a love of reading with our students at the Linton Hall School’s Scholastic Book Fair from October 6 – October 15, 2016.


Visit the Book Fair as a family.  Talk with your child about what they are reading.  Connect your child with books they want to read and build your home library.

It’s a great way to ensure your child’s success!


Individual Picture day is coming soon.  Flyers will be coming home Friday.


From Our Preschool

We are loving our American Flag addition to our preschool entry area.  Thanks to a very talented parent for her craftiness and for a kind parent who donated the pallet!



Dress Down Day Date Change

The date of our First Quarter Dress Down Day has been changed.  It will now be Thursday, October 13. If you didn’t get the chance to purchase your Dress Down Day Passes on the first day of school please click HERE for the order form.


LHS Chess Club News!

Do you have a passion for the game of Chess? Would you like to pass on your knowledge of the game to a group of kids that are eager to learn/improve their game? Our Chess Club is looking for a new instructor/coach. We meet Friday’s bi-monthly before school from 7 – 8 AM. We have several students who participate in the Prince William Scholastic Chess Tournaments on a Saturday each month and the Catholic Schools Chess Tournament at St. Rita School in April. We have a group of helpers to assist with the club meetings during the month, we just really need an instructor/coach! If you have any questions or are interested, please contact Betsey Sanderson at 571-309-3985 or betseysanderson@gmail.com.


Fall Offerings from The Center for the Arts at Linton Hall School

Foundation Drawing

(6 Weeks)                   Ages 15 & up              James Lawrence

October 6 – November 17              Thu. 6:30-8:30pm (no class Oct. 27)



Paper Sculpture

(5 Weeks)                   Ages 15 & up              Stephanie McGee

October 12 – November 16            Wed. 6:30-8:30pm (no class Nov. 9)



Intro to Chinese Brush Painting

(6 Weeks)                   Ages 15 & up              Jean Seelig

October 12 – November 16            Wed. 6:30-8:30pm



Drawing & Painting

(5 Weeks)                   Ages 8-14                     MaryBeth McIvor

October 13 – November 17            Thu. 6:30-8:30pm (no class Oct. 27)




It’s back!  The PSG’s most anticipated event of the year is here!  Get ready for some fun, food and great prizes at this year’s Bingoween, on Thursday October 27 from 6-8pm.  Have a little one and not sure if they will sit through Bingo?  Not to worry- we will have our Little Monsters Play area in the back of the gym to keep them entertained!

Want to increase your chances of bringing home a prize?  Check out our amazing raffle prizes!  Please click HERE for more information and go to www.lintonhall.edu/events to sign up today!!!

Remember Chick Fil A is pre-order only and don’t forget to wear your costume!!


Spirit Night

Next Spirit Night is October 25th from 4-9pm at BJ’s Brewhouse in Gainesville.  Don’t forget to give this FLYER to your server when you pay.  BJ’s is generously donating 20% of what you spend back to the school!  Support your school while enjoying a family dinner you didn’t have to prepare.


High School Information Fair

Calling all Linton Hall School 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade families! On Thursday, October 13 at 7:00pm we will be hosting a High School Information Fair. The event will feature 5 of the private schools our students most often attend. They include PVI, Pope John Paul the Great, Highland School, Wakefield School, and Randolph Macon Academy. Please join us, with your students, to learn about the programs offered by these schools. Each school will have a representative to answer your questions and provide you with helpful information. We hope this evening will be informative and helpful in finding just the right High School for your child(ren)! Please email Mrs. Finkel at mfinkel@lintonhall.edu if you think you may attend. Hope to see you there!


Open House Dates

Please spread the word about Open Houses we will be having through the school year.  The dates are November 6th, 2016; January 29th 2017; and March 26th, 2017.  Please note the date change for the November Open House, this has been changed so that there is no conflict with the scheduled Redskin game. Each Open House is open to the public and all families are welcome to come and share the school spirit.


Box Tops

Calling all classes…Bring in those box tops!! The K-8th grade class that brings in the most box tops through October 21st will win a DRESS DOWN DAY.  The preschool class that brings in the most box tops will earn a PAJAMA DAY!  Please put your box tops in a sealable bag, labeled with name and grade and return to homeroom teacher.  Flyers will be going home soon.


Uniform Closet

The uniform closet has been switched from summer uniforms to winter uniforms.  Before you purchase new uniforms, go check it out to see if we have the size that you need in almost like new condition!  New this season:  socks for $1/pair and windbreakers for $5/each- while supplies last!  Please see attached price sheet for other items.


Growing Together Parent Child Class Offering at LHS Little Sprouts

We have a very special class opportunity being offered this Fall.  Please see the ATTACHED registration form if you are interested or share with friends, playgroups and neighbors!

  • “Growing Together”Parent-Child Classes for toddlers (COST: $90 for all 6 sessions, checks made to “LHS”)
  • Instructor:Erin Erickson
  • Class Days: Fridays, 9:15-10:15; 6 classes October 7, 14, 21; November 4, 18; Dec. 2
  • Description:Old-fashioned fun filled with wiggling, giggling, and lots of learning through purposeful play! This 6 session parent-child class is designed to encourage basic developmental skills in toddlers and to acclimate the children to the school routine.  Each class will include activities to develop fine and gross motor skills as well as social skills.  Activities include songs, movement, crafts, stories, snack and more.  A parent or other adult accompanies the child during the class.


Parent Portal for grades 4-8

Parents of students in Grades 4-8 can access grade and attendance information online or through a mobile app (Android or iOS.) If you’re unsure of your Parent Portal login, please contact Ms. McGee in the front office.


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