Middle School Monday Note: May 23, 2023

Week at a Glance

Monday, May 22


Tuesday, May 23

1:50 – 2:45 pm – Chapel

2:45 – 4 pm – Homework Club

Year-end Waterslide Parent Registration DUE

Wednesday, May 24


The Well at Lunch

Thursday, May 25

2:45 – 4 pm – Homework Club

Friday, May 26

Hot Lunch

Payment DUE for Parent Registration – Waterslide Field Trip

Looking Ahead…

Monday, May 29

Prayer Club at Lunch

2:45 – 4:00 pm Robotic Club

Tuesday, May 30

2:45 – 4 pm – Homework Club

1:50 – 2:45 pm – Chapel

Wednesday, May 31

The Well at Lunch

6:30 pm Spring Music Concert taking place at Elementary Campus

(Spring Concert Info: students arrive in formal uniform at 6:15 pm; K-5 go to their classrooms; Gr 6 go to the Music Rm; Gr 7 & 8 go to Rm 108/French Rm)

Thursday, June 1

2:45 – 4 pm – Homework Club

6:30 pm Spring Music Concert taking place at Elementary Campus

(Spring Concert Info: students arrive in formal uniform at 6:15 pm; K-5 go to their classrooms; Gr 6 go to the Music Rm; Gr 7 & 8 go to Rm 108/French Rm)

Friday, June 2

Administrative Day – NO SCHOOL IN SESSION

Hot Lunch Update

NEW INFORMATION: Due to the increased volume of emails we can no longer assist in canceling your orders for you.

ALL ORDERS can only be changed or canceled 1 week prior to the scheduled hot lunches which is every Friday by midnight.

 If your child will not be at school during hot lunch day please contact the school to make arrangements for lunch pick-ups.

Class Photos 

Tomorrow, May 24 Hope’s photograph provider, Mountain West Studios, will be taking class photos.  A FORMAL UNIFORM is required for that day.

Please note FORMAL UNIFORM as stated in the 2022-2023 HLCS Uniform Policy:





  • Out blouse: short sleeve or long sleeve with HLCS logo 
  • Cardigan or pullover with HLCS logo
  • Kilt:  red tartan (modesty shorts to be worn under kilt)
  • Black knee-high socks or blacks tights (must have feet – no leggings)
  • Solid black shoes (no colored logos or markings)



  • Oxford shirt: short sleeve or long sleeve with HLCS logo 
  • Cardigan or pullover with HLCS logo 
  • Long navy pants from a uniform supplier
  • Black socks 
  • Solid black shoes (no colored logos or markings)

Notice from the School Accounting Office

A reminder for school families that chose the selection of the full payment option for tuition payment during February’s re-enrolment time, cheques will be processed next week, June 1, 2023.  

Please ensure appropriate funds are available.

Whole School Waterslide Field Trip

Registration for parents to attend the June 7 all-school waterslide field trip will close TODAY at 4:15 pm.

Please see the registration link in an email sent May 5.

Payment for the registration ($7/adult) is due to be received at either school office by Friday, May 26.  IF payment is not received by this time, the registration is forfeit and will be deleted.  

Please refer to the May 5 email and the registration form for full details. Parents may get volunteer hours for driving their own child(ren), provided they take other students as well.  Also note, this field trip is for HLCS students only, younger/older siblings are not permitted to join us for this field trip.

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. 

Join our mailing list by clicking here to receive updates about our events.

Have questions? Please email Daniel (dsimpson@hopelcs.ca)

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

PTL News

The PTL Bylaws have been brought up to date.  Parents are asked to review the draft bylaws in preparation for voting to adopt the updated bylaws at our June 8th meeting. 

REMINDER to all parents – please ensure all your participation hours are recorded to the class sheet for your youngest child.  The cutoff date for entering your time is June 15th.  After this date, the sheets will be locked and reimbursements calculated.


Participation Opportunities

There are a couple of needs within our library that our Librarian would appreciate receiving some help with before the end of school.  

Additionally, a parent is needed to brand water bottles in advance of our participation at the BC Dumpling Festival.  This is an at-home activity to be completed by the end of June.  Contact Lisa at lklym@hopelcs.ca for details.

Parents, if you are interested in assisting with representing our school at the Dumpling Festival at Town Centre Park from 11 am-8 pm on Sat., August 12th, please contact John Lok at jlok@hopelcs.ca.  Various shift times will be available.

Please view our list of Participation Opportunities.  


Middle School Mixer Event – June 9th

Grades 5-8 parents – save the date for the Middle School Mixer on Friday, June 9th at the Elementary Campus.  This event is for any incoming Hope Grade 6 students and our existing grade 6-8 students, allowing our incoming 6’s to get to know their new peers and providing an opportunity for all MS students to socialize and have fun before the end of school.  

Please ensure you respond using this attendance form and have your payment into the office by May 26.


Year-End Celebration

Please reserve the afternoon of June 21st for a year-end BBQ and activity time in McLean Park.  A pre-order form with your choice of a hot dog or a hamburger will be circulated in the coming weeks.

Parents looking for final participation hours – you are encouraged to help set up and cook.  Please contact Lisa at lklym@hopelcs.ca if you are able to assist from 9:00 am onwards on Wednesday, June 21st.

CommUNITY Relations


Submissions are open for the June newsletter.  If you have an achievement to celebrate or a story to share, please let us know.  What about a story of CommUNITY or how God has been at work in your life?  Submissions to Lisa Klym at lklym@hopelcs.ca.

Parent Prayer

You are 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’ll meet outside at the Elementary Campus by the main entrance. 

Every Monday from 8:45 – 9:15 am (except for holidays).