Middle/High School “Monday” Note: February 14

Week at a Glance

Monday, February 13

BC Family Day – No School in Session

Tuesday, February 14

Valentine’s Day – Dress Down Day, bring $2 to wear red or pink and support Youth Unlimited.

12:30 pm Chapel Worship Practice

3:15 – 5:00 pm Gr. 5-7 Boys Basketball Practice @ Pitt Meadows Campus

Wednesday, February 15

12:30 pm Chapel – Guests, Kindergarten B Class

Girls ONLY Dress down day

3:15 pm Gr. 6 & 7 Badminton Practice – Port Coquitlam Campus

3:15 – 5:00 pm Gr. 8 – 10 Badminton Practice – Pitt Meadows Campus

Thursday, February 16

Hot Food Day

3:15 – 5:00 pm Gr. 5-7 Boys Basketball Practice @ Pitt Meadows Campus

Friday, February 17

2017/2018 Re-Registration Forms Due

PTL – Family Bingo Event @ Port Coquitlam Campus- see information below

Monday, February 20

3:15 – 5:00 pm Gr. 8 – 10 Badminton Practice – Pitt Meadows Campus

Tuesday, February 21

12:30 pm Chapel Worship Practice

Gr 7 Boys Basketball 3-on-3 tournament at Unity Christian – RESCHEDULED DATE

7:00 – 8:00 pm Parent Information Session

Wednesday, February 22

Pink Shirt Day


12:30 pm Chapel – Guests, Grade 3B Class

3:15 pm Gr. 6 & 7 Badminton Practice – Port Coquitlam Campus

3:15 – 5:00 pm Gr. 8 – 10 Badminton Practice – Pitt Meadows Campus

Thursday, February 23

No School in Session

1:00 – 8:00 pm Student-Led Conferences

Grade 5-7 Basketball Tournament – RESCHEDULED DATE

Friday, February 24

No School in Session – Professional Development Day

Parent Teacher League (PTL) News

Family Bingo Night – Hope families are invited to a fun night of bingo on February 17.  Free tickets are available at the Port Coquitlam campus office.  Please pick them up so we have an idea of how many people are coming.  If you wish to order pizza from San Remo Pizza for your family, order forms are available in the office.  Pizza will be delivered at 6:30 pm and bingo will start at 7:00 pm.  The deadline to order Pizza is end of day on Wednesday, February 15.  Please pay at the office.  Cheques can be made payable to Hope Lutheran PTL.

Volunteer Opportunity – Family Bingo Night

1.  Parent to assist with bingo numbers (typing the numbers on a computer).
If you are able to help please email hopelutheranptl@hopelcs.ca
2. Set up and clean up.
Volunteer Opportunity Lunch time supervision at the Port Coquitlam campus.  Individuals wanting to help with Lunch hour supervision are to have an online Criminal Record Check completed.  Please plan to arrive and check in at the Port Coquitlam school office for 11:55 am.

Re-registration 2017/2018

Re-registration information went home with the youngest/only child of currently attending Hope families on Friday, February 3. If you did not receive a package, please contact the office or consult the school website for registration forms and tuition fees. All current families re-registration information is due on Friday, February 17, this will secure your child(ren)’s space for the 2017/2018 school year. 
Registration will be opened to new families, where spaces are available, on February 20. If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to Dan Mathew or Susan Eisner.

Leadership Review

A team from the SCSBC (Society of Christian Schools) will be conducting a review in the school this Thursday and Friday, February 16 & 17.  The review will involve administration primarily and there will be no impact on the schedule or the educational program. We welcome this team of experts to our school.

A parent volunteer is required to set up a table, at the Port Coquitlam campus, and prepare tea/coffee for the Leadership Review team, on Thursday and Friday.  If you are able to help with this or provide a dozen muffins or cookies please contact Mrs. Eisner at seisner@hopelcs.ca.

Grade 9 – 11 Parent Information Session

There will be a parent information session for grade 9 to 11 families on Tuesday, February 21, 7:00 – 8:00 pm at the Pitt Meadows campus to provide updated information about our campus plans as well as new curriculum and course planning for your son or daughter. Please email dmathew@hopelcs.ca to confirm your attendance.

Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is coming up on Wednesday, February 22 and Hope encourages our students to wear a pink shirt to school that day. Each year our school focuses on treating others with kindness.  In 1 John 4:19 we are read that “We love because he first loved us.” In response to God’s unconditional and sacrificial love, we respond by loving others.

Pitt Meadows Campus Sports 

Basketball – Grade 7 Boys Basketball 3 on 3 tournament is scheduled for Tuesday, February 21 and the Grade 5 and 7 tournament has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 23. Parents will receive information from Mr. Mayer this week.

Badminton – Any Grade 11 or 12 students interested in playing Badminton, talk to Ms. Friesen or Ms. Klassen about coming to practices. First practice is Wednesday, February 15.

Grade 8 and Jr. (Gr.9-10) Badminton starts Wednesday, February 15 from 3:15 – 5:00 pm.  Grade 8 and Jr. (Gr.9-10) Badminton Tournaments are April 28 & 29. Fee for badminton is $10 per athlete.

Grade 8 to 12 sports fee – Volleyball players $15. Basketball Players $20. Please submit cheque or cash to Miss. Friesen or Mr. Mathew.

After School Workout Club

Ms. Klassen will be opening the gym from 3:15 to 4:30 pm Monday, February 27 and March 6. Youth Unlimited will be participating with us. ALL staff and Hope students in grades 7-12 are welcome to come and get their sweat on.

After School Art Club

We are exploring options and days for an after school Art club taught by former student Jessica Hurd who was an instructor 4Cats Art Studio.

Hope Community Cookbook

Cooking tonight?  Don’t forget to take a picture and submit your favourite recipes for the Hope Community Cookbook.  Details can be found in the email from your class liaison.

Paid On-Call Position

Individuals interested in working on-call as a parking lot and/or playground supervisor at the Port Coquitlam campus are encouraged to submit their resume to Mrs. Eisner as soon as possible. Applicants require a thorough knowledge of traffic safety, strong communication skills, a good rapport with children, and the flexibility to work as needed. First aid is an asset. A clear criminal record check is required for this position. Training will be provided.

Pitt Meadows Spring Plans

We have exciting plans to start gardening and environmental sciences programs at the Pitt Meadows campus.

  1. We are seeking help in building the raised beds needed to start the gardens. Donations of lumber 2 x 4 would be greatly appreciated so that we can start to plan the garden beds.
  2. Our field is growing grass! We need a riding lawn mower. If you know of a good source are willing to donate funds for this please talk to Mr. Mathew or Mr. John Lok – Development Director.

Parent Prayer

A parent from the Port Coquitlam campus is organizing a once a month prayer time for parents/family members of Hope Lutheran Christian School:

Please join me to pray for our children, our families, the Staff and Teachers at Hope and our Community of Port Coquitlam. We will share and learn from one another, be inspired by Bible readings on prayer and of course – pray together!  Email Tina Goetz for more info: mylifeforhis@shaw.ca

Location: Please meet in the Narthex/Foyer of the Port Coquitlam Campus


  • March 7, 9:15-9:45 am                      
  • April 4, 9:15-9:45 am
  • May 9, 9:15-9:45 am                        
  • June 6, 9:15-9:45 am

New Hopcott Student Menu – (for Hope students only)

Mains – All $6.75
Half Panini & Fries Choose from Pizza, Ham & Cheese, or Turkey Cranberry
Grilled Cheese & Fries
Hamburger & Fries Pattie, lettuce, sauce, & pickle

Add cheese: $0.75

3 piece chicken strips & Fries
Chili Fries Add sour cream $0.35
Poutine Includes fries, cheese curds & gravy
Add a beverage for only $1.50
Other items: side of fries $3; gravy $1; side salad $3; soup $4.25 cup or $5 bowl; chili $5.50 cup or $6.50 bowl