Middle/High School Monday Note: January 30

Week at a Glance

Monday, January 30

Gr. 9 – 12 Semester 2 begins – Students were given new course schedules. Please talk to Mr. Mathew if there any problems or courses changes that are needed.

3:15 – 5:00 pm Grade 6/7 Boys Floor Hockey @ Pitt Meadows Campus

6:30 – 8:00 pm Senior Co-Ed Volleyball Practice

Tuesday, January 31

9:30 – 11:30 am Open House

12:30 pm Chapel Worship Practice

3:30 – 5:00 pm Gr. 5-7 Boys Basketball practice @ Pitt Meadows Campus

6:30 – 8:00 pm Open House

Wednesday, February 1

“School Cafe” Order Forms Due – Mediterranean Chicken Casserole $6

12:30 pm Chapel – Grade 2B, guests

3:15 pm Gr. 6/7 Badminton Practice @ Port Coquitlam Campus

Thursday, February 2

3:30 – 5:00 pm Gr. 5-7 Boys Basketball practice @ Pitt Meadows Campus

Friday, February 3

High School Co-ed Volleyball Tournament @ Harry Jerome Sports Centre

“School Cafe”

Monday, February 6

3:15 – 5:00 pm Grade 6/7 Boys Floor Hockey @ Pitt Meadows Campus

Tuesday, February 7

9:15 am Parent Prayer @ Port Coquitlam Campus

12:30 pm Chapel Worship Practice

3:30 – 5:00 pm Gr. 5-7 Boys Basketball practice @ Pitt Meadows Campus

Wednesday, February 8

12:30 pm Chapel – Pastor Hautz

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

Grade 9 – 12 Second Quarter Reports Issued

Thursday, February 9

Gr. 5-7 Boys Basketball Tournament @ White Rock Christian Academy

Friday, February 10

Hot Food Day

Parent Teacher League (PTL) News

Parent Volunteer Hours Deadline – Reminder to parents that January 31 is the deadline to enter volunteer hours on your youngest child’s classroom google document link. If you need access to this link, please email your classroom liaison.

Hope Open House Volunteer Opportunity – Both campuses will be hosting an Open House on January 31. We are looking for parent volunteers who would be willing to come to either campus between 9:30 am  to 11:30 am and 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm to set up coffee and dessert, blow up balloons and showcase our school by hosting tours and answering questions. If you are interested, please email hopelutheranptl@hopelcs.ca

Save the Date! – Family Bingo Night will be on February 17.  More details to follow very soon.

Volunteer Opportunity Family Bingo Night
1.  Parent to cut tickets.  This can be done at home.
2.  Parent to help arrange dinner order. (receiving orders, handling payment and communicating order)
3.  Parent to arrange decorations.
4.  Parent to shop for snacks and prizes.
5.  Parent to call bingo numbers during the event.
6.  Parent to assist with bingo numbers.
If you are able to help with any of the above, please email hopelutheranptl@hopelcs.ca
7. Set up and clean up.
Volunteer Opportunity A parent is needed to sort comfort kits.  If you are able to help with this, please email hopelutheranptl@hopelcs.ca

Floor Hockey

Grade 6/7 Boys Floor Hockey Begins Monday, January 30, 3:15 to 5:00 pm at the Pitt Meadows Campus.  The tournament is Monday, February 27, in Maple Ridge.

Open House

HLCS is excited to host its annual Open House on Tuesday, January 31.  This is the first year that both the Elementary (Port Coquitlam) and Middle/High School (Pitt Meadows) campuses will host concurrent open houses in the morning and the evening at the respective campuses.  If you haven’t been to our Pitt Meadows campus, we invite you to come take a look.  Better yet bring a friend.
The Open House times are from 9:30 – 11:30 am and 6:30 – 8:00 pm for both campuses.  The Pitt Meadows campus is located at 18477 Old Dewdney Trunk Road.

Grade 7 Fundamental Skills Assessment (FSA)

Grade 7 Fundamental Skills Assessment (FSA) will begin this week, Wednesday, February 1 and continue until completed (likely February 8). Students absent during this time will need to make up any missed tests.

Senior Volleyball Tournament

Grade 8-12 Co-ed Volleyball Tournament

Where: Harry Jerome Sports Centre – 7564 Barnet Hwy, Burnaby

When: February 3, 9:30 am -2:00 pm

We need parent drivers to help with transportation, please let Miss Friesen know if you are able to drive students back and forth. We will leave Pitt Meadows campus at 8:30 am and return by 2:45 pm. Students attending will need to bring a packed lunch, gym strip and a water bottle. Permission forms will be coming home tonight after practice. Please return by Wednesday, February 1.

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


  • February 7, 9:15-9:45 am
  • 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

Badminton Club

The Badminton Club has limited spaces available for students still wanting to join.  We are now inviting any Grade 6 and 7 students to join our Wednesday sessions.  Spaces are limited and therefore students will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.  The club plays from 3:15 to 4:30 pm at the Port Coquitlam campus on the Wednesdays.  Students can sign up with their homeroom teacher.

Grade 8 and Jr. Badminton will be starting February 15 & 16, from 3:15 – 5:00 pm.

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. 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.

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.

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 or are willing to donate funds for this please talk to Mr. Mathew or Mr. John Lok – Development Director.