HLCS Monday Note: May 19, 2020

Zoom Parent Information Meeting Tuesday, May 19, 6:30 pm

In response to the Minister of Education’s announcement on Friday, May 15, we would like to invite our parent community to attend a Zoom Parent Information Meeting this evening, May 19, at 6:30 pm.  Please check your email for the Zoom Parent Meeting link that was sent out to all school families on Friday, May 15.  

Gr. 6-8 Zoom Knowledge Bowl

We now have a date for the Knowledge Bowl on Zoom to be held on 3:15 pm Monday May 25.  Participants must have a headphone on.  Spectators are allowed.  Please indicate in the signup if you are spectating only.  The Zoom meeting ID and password will be sent by email to people signed up only.  Please sign up at the link below.


Draw and Paint Along with Judy!

This week the Wednesday class (May 20) will go ahead as normal, but unfortunately, Judy has to cancel class this Friday (May 22). Judy may need to cancel class next Wednesday (May 27), as well, but we will keep you posted.  

Students of all ability levels are still welcome to Zoom in during their specified time. Only those who didn’t sign up for the first week need to visit the SignUp Genius to sign up their child. I will send an email again through the SignUp to let you know what materials the children will need this week. 

Gr. K-3   Wednesdays at 3:15 pm (for about 45 minutes)

Gr. 4-8   Fridays at 3:15 pm (for about an hour)

If you haven’t already, please sign up your child using the Sign Up Genius link:  DRAW-PAINT WITH JUDY SIGN UP

Pick Up Packages & Weekly Schedules

This week, paper copies, for those receiving one, will be ready to pick up this Friday, May 22, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

Library Books Return

If there are any school library books in your home, we will have a bin on our bench by the Port Coquitlam Campus main front doors to collect the books during the hours of 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday – Friday.

Hope Lutheran Junior Youth (Grades 5-8)

Junior Youth is a ministry of Hope Lutheran Church for all students in grades 5-8 to grow in friendships and faith! 

Mrs. Mayer and the Jr Youth team are doing short,  online events in our time of physical distancing. Our weekly email includes full information for that week’s online event and our new Jr Youth Family Newsletter. This newsletter contains some jokes, reflections & activity ideas to do as a family – we hope it’s a blessing to you!

To join this email list, please contact Mrs. Mayer (smayer@hopelcs.ca).

Parent Teacher League (PTL) News

PTL Meeting

A PTL General Meeting for all parents will be held via Zoom video conference on Thursday, June 4 at 7:00 pm.  If you would like to participate in this meeting, please sign up at the following link and meeting details will be sent to you:  PTL General Mtg R.S.V.P

The agenda is as follows:

  • Devotion & Prayer
  • Approval of March 2020 Minutes
  • Elementary Vice-Principal’s Report
  • Middle School Vice-Principal’s Report
  • PTL Financial Reports
  • Volunteer positions and proposed social activities for the new school year

Parent Prayer

We are taking our weekly Parent Prayer time ONLINE! We want to stay connected with one another during these at home weeks, by meeting together for prayer, encouragement and support. We are in this together! 

Please join me every Monday night from 7:00 – 7:30 pm on Zoom.  

*To protect privacy, please email Tina Goetz for the Zoom link and password: mylifeforhis@shaw.ca

Community Relations

Missing Sports Jerseys

A number of our sports jerseys still remain unaccounted for.  Please, look around your homes and return any jerseys you may have.  Please return jerseys to the Port Coquitlam Campus a.s.a.p. Monday-Friday between 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. 

Km Club @ Home

KB is out in front followed by 3A!

Staying active not only has physical benefits, it’s also important for your mental health and immune function!  Good job to everyone participating in Km Club @ Home!  Keep up the great work!  Fantastic that some teachers are participating! 

The current totals are as follows:

KA 42.53 4A 46.73
KB 147.35 4B 118.3
1A 59.2 5A 54.4
1B 11 5B 117
2A 132 6A 84.5
2B 101.2 6B 123.95
3A 138.2 7A 45
3B 126.6 7/8 43.5


Community Newsletter 

Submissions are open for the May newsletter.   Do you have a story, movie review or family activity you’d like to share?  How about a fun stay-at-home activity?  Has anyone camped out in their backyard?  If so, we’d like to hear from you.  Include photos!

Submissions to Lisa Klym at lklym@hopelcs.ca.

Submission deadline:  May 22 

Publication date:  May 27

Used Uniform Buy & Sell

If you have uniform pieces your child has outgrown or you won’t be using next school year, please post them to our Buy & Sell Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/809705642440670/

If you have uniform pieces you’d like to donate, please drop them off at the Port Coquitlam Campus office.