HLCS Monday Note: May 25, 2020

Seesaw Update

At the end of May, Seesaw is releasing a significant update to their platform at the end of this month. If you are using the Seesaw app on a device (e.g. phone or tablet), please ensure you have updated to Version 7.3 before the beginning of June. If you are accessing the Seesaw platform through a browser (e.g. Chrome), the update will happen automatically.  

Draw and Paint Along with Judy!

Unfortunately, Judy has to cancel class this Wednesday (May 27) and Friday (May 29). We will keep you posted with regards to next week’s schedule. In the meantime, here is a fun website that shows  you step by step how to draw all sorts of fun things. https://www.artforkidshub.com/

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 29, 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 4th 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, a large number being from our Middle School inventory.  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

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 48.69 4A 62.61
KB 157.35 4B 156.9
1A 67.2 5A 81.4
1B 11 5B 156.2
2A 161.96 6A 102.5
2B 127 6B 154.07
3A 162.8 7A 65
3B 144.6 7/8 58.5

Community Newsletter 

Submissions are open for the June 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:  June 12 

Publication date:  June 19

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.