Elementary Monday Note: April 25, 2022

Week at a Glance

Monday, April 25

3:00 Coding Club

3:15 pm Km Club

Tuesday, April 26

Wednesday, April 27


3:15 – 4:45 pm Gr. 4 & 5 EAL Class (in gr. 5A classroom)

3:15 pm Km Club

Thursday, April 28

9:00 am – 2:45 pm Grade 2A/2B Whytecliff Park Field Trip

3:15 – 4:15 pm Gr. 3 EAL Class  (in Connection Rm)

Friday, April 29

Spell-a-thon Pledges Due

Hot Lunch

3:15 pm Km Club

Saturday, April 30

9:00 am – 2:00 pm Grounds Cleanup – Elementary Campus

Looking Ahead…


Monday, May 2

CAT (Canadian Achievement Testing)

9:00 am Parent Prayer

3:00 Coding Club

3:15 pm Km Club

Tuesday, May 3

CAT (Canadian Achievement Testing)

Wednesday, May 4

CAT (Canadian Achievement Testing)


3:15 – 4:45 pm Gr. 4 & 5 EAL Class (in gr. 5A classroom)

3:15 pm Km Club

Thursday, May 5

CAT (Canadian Achievement Testing)

CESS Gr. 4 – 7 Track Standards Meet

3:15 – 4:15 pm Gr. 3 EAL Class  (in Connection Rm)

Friday, May 6


Hope Lutheran Church Family Movie Night

The Children’s Ministry of Hope Lutheran Church will be hosting another family movie night Saturday, April 30.  The movie playing will be “Joseph: King of Dreams”, a 2000 American animated musical drama film produced by DreamWorks Animation. The film is an adaptation of the story of Joseph from the Book of Genesis in the Bible. It will be shown at the church on Saturday, April 30th, at 6:30 pm, doors open at 6:15 pm.

Please be sure to register each attending person separately, with this LINK

Popcorn and hot chocolate will be served at intermission. We hope to see you there, and bring your friends!

Canadian Achievement Testing (CAT)

Canadian Achievement Testing will be taking place during the week of May 2-5 for all grades, excluding grades 4 & 7. This annual testing helps us monitor student progress over time. Please ensure that your child is in attendance and well rested.

Hope Community Clean Up!

(In cooperation with Hyde Creek Watershed Society) SIGN UP! 

When: Join us Sunday, May 15, 2:00 pm 

Where: Hyde Creek Hatchery 

3636 Coast Meridian Rd, Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 0E4

Parking is limited. More spots available across Coast Meridian on Patricia St. 

Let us know you are coming by clicking HERE to sign up!

Excel Martial Arts Movie Night

Excel Martial Arts is inviting students to an evening of fun, games, martial arts, pizza, and a movie at the Excel Martial Arts Studio. All funds raised will be donated to Hope Lutheran Elementary school! The event will take place on Saturday, June 4, and run from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. To register for the event, please click HERE

Address of Excel Martial Arts in Port Coquitlam: 1740 Broadway St #1, Port Coquitlam, BC

Parent Prayer

You are invited and welcome to join other parents and our school administration to pray (even if you’ve never prayed before!). Please consider setting aside 30 minutes of your time at the beginning of each week to join us for Parent Prayer as we pray for our school, families, and community. 

We will be meeting outside at the elementary Campus by the main entrance. 

Every Monday from 9:00 – 9:30 am (except for holidays).

COVID-19 Daily Health Check Website

The K-12 Health Check contains the most up-to-date B.C. health guidelines and is user-friendly for children to complete daily. This resource can assist in preventative measures for families and help with the decision on whether students should attend school that day.  You can also download the app via the following links: iPhone/iPad iOS or Android devices.

Parent Teacher League (PTL) News

Staff Appreciation Responses

Our staff appreciation luncheon is coming up soon.  Emails have been sent by your Class Liaison that include a link for students and parents to express their appreciation and thanks to classroom teachers and other staff members.  All entries will be made available at the luncheon for staff members to read.  If you would like to submit a note of appreciation, please be sure to fill out the Staff Appreciation form before April 29.


Tickets for Father Daughter Dance now available!

Purchase your tickets with Mrs. Klassen at the Elementary School office! 

Tickets will be available until THIS Friday, April 29.

Please note the dance runs from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Only snacks and appetizers will be offered. No sit down dinner.

1 Pair of tickets = $20.00 

Each additional ticket is = $5.00 extra

(Cash only)


Middle School Mixer – The MS social event of the year!

Friday, June 10 is a fun PTL-hosted social event just for middle school students.  Please sign up here by May 16 to let us know if you’re attending.


Volunteer Opportunities

Grounds Cleanup – Elementary Campus

April 30, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.  We need 6-12 parents.  The sign up has been updated to include scope of project and tools needed.


Middle School Open House Committee
  • a parent committee is forming to plan for an open house to showcase our new campus space and involve the greater community in a celebration at the start of next school year.  The open house date is set for September 24, 2022.  

If you enjoy event planning and would like to lend your ideas and experience to this committee, please contact Lisa at lklym@hopelcs.ca.  We will start planning at the beginning of May.


A list of ongoing opportunities for parents to participate can be found here.

Community Relations

Hope Community Prayer Evening

Our next community prayer gathering is tomorrow, Tuesday, April 26, at 7:30 pm in the chapel.  Come and hear the story of one parent’s journey from seeking the Truth in a persecuted nation to finding Hope in Port Coquitlam.  All are welcome, students included, and multi-languages are encouraged!

Are you needing prayer for a need or healing?  Come to our prayer evening and be supported.



Submissions are open for the May newsletter.  Do you have an achievement or special event you’d like to share? How about a story of wonder or exploring God’s creation?  What about some kudos to inspire others or ideas for intentional acts of kindness?  

Please send your submissions to Lisa Klym at lklym@hopelcs.ca.


Bible Reading Plan

A new reading plan starts today.  If you would like to be included in this small group of parents, please email Lisa at lklym@hopelcs.ca with your mobile number to receive a text invitation.

Hope Lutheran Junior Youth

Junior Youth is a ministry of Hope Lutheran Church for students in Grades 5-8, connecting students with Jesus and one another.

JR Youth is on this Saturday, April 30. Join our mailing list by clicking here to receive updates about our events.

Have questions? Please email Danielle (danielle.andriulaitis@hopelcs.ca)

Blessings to you and your family from the Junior Youth Ministry Team!