Elementary Monday Note: December 13, 2021

Week at a Glance

Monday, December 13

9:00 am Parent Prayer

3:15 – 4:30 pm Badminton

Tuesday, December 14

3:15 – 4:30 pm Badminton

Wednesday, December 15

No charge Dress Down – classroom choice


3:15 – 4:15 pm Gr. 4 & 5 EAL Class (in gr. 5A classroom)

Thursday, December 16

Christmas Break – NO SCHOOL IN SESSION

Friday, December 17

Christmas Break – NO SCHOOL IN SESSION


Looking Ahead…


Monday, January 3

Christmas Break – NO SCHOOL IN SESSION

Tuesday, January 4

First Day of School after Christmas Break

Wednesday, January 5


3:15 – 4:45 pm Gr. 4 & 5 EAL Class (in gr. 5A classroom)

Thursday, January 6

3:15 – 4:45 pm Gr. 3 EAL Class  (in Connection Rm)

Friday, January 7

Hot Lunch

Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) Update

Please note that the MDI will only be administered to the grade 4 & 8 classes. Grades 5, 6, & 7 will no longer be participating. Sorry for the confusion. Any questions, please contact Taura Berg: [email protected]

Hope Lutheran Church Children’s Ministry: Movie Night

Hope Lutheran Church is hosting another family movie night featuring the movie called “The Star” – a lovely animated nativity movie. It will be shown in the Chapel on Wednesday, December 22, at 6:30 pm. This is a free movie night and we’d love you to join us!

We have a maximum occupancy of 50 people; so please register quickly before it fills up.

Popcorn and hot chocolate will be served at intermission. The movie itself is 1hr 25min plus the intermission. 

You can sign up at this link: HLC Movie Night – The Star Sign-up

Click here for the Focus on the Family movie review of “The Star”.

Open House

We’ve learned from our admissions interviews that an overwhelming majority of our applicants come to our school because of word-of-mouth recommendations from our school community.  We are thankful that you, our parents, are our best advertisers.

Do you know of a family ready to explore education options for their child?  Do you have friends or family looking for a school that offers more than just an academic education, one that you can call home?  Invite them to attend our virtual or in-person open house in January.

Please pick up an open house postcard in the office or forward this digital information sheet and encourage them to check out The Hope Difference.

Schola Bohemia Christmas Break Camp

Schola Bohemia services will be offering an Arts & Crafts Christmas Break Camp 8:00 am – 6:00 pm from Monday to Thursday, December 20 – 23.  Cost is $180 per student.  To register contact Rita Langrova at 604-220-4250.

Parents Joining Us for Chapel

We are excited to open up our chapel times to our parents.  During our first service, 9:00 – 9:30 am (Grade 3-5), we have 10 spots available.  At our second service, 9:35 – 10:05 am (Grade K-2), we have 5 spots open.  Please note that on a week where a particular class is presenting, these spots will only be available for the class parents, so they may have the opportunity to watch their child.

Registering to attend either Chapel will only be accepted using the links below.  

Links will close once the maximum number of registrants is reached.

Grade 3 – 5 Chapel (9:00 – 9:30 am)

Kindergarten – Grade 2 Chapel (9:35 – 10:05 am)

Parent Prayer

You are invited and 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 will be meeting outside at the elementary Campus by the main entrance. 

Every Monday from 9:00 – 9:30 am (except for holidays).

Parent Teacher League (PTL) News

Parent Volunteering

A reminder for parents to be sure to track your participation hours on the spreadsheet sent by your Class Liaison in September.  The sheets will close at the end of January and hours tallied.


Updated** Lunch Hour Supervision for Winter Term (January 4th-March 11th)

We are looking for parents volunteers in the following grades/classes for the Lunch Hour Supervision:

KA:  Monday, Tuesday and/or Wednesday

KB: Monday and/or Friday

1A: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and/or Friday

1B: Monday and/or Thursday

2A: Monday, Tuesday and/or Thursday

You are required to sign up for the entire 11 weeks of the Winter Term (you may share with your family members such as spouse or grandparents).  

If interested, please send the following information to [email protected] .

Title: Lunch Hour Supervision Winter 2022 Sign Up (titling your email this way is important in order for your email to not get lost)

Full Name: 

Full Name(s) of Student(s) and Class: ie. John Smith, 4A

Day(s) you are available:

Please make sure that your Criminal Record Clearance letter is on file with the school office.  Please email Mrs. Klassen at [email protected] for a link and code to apply.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Agnes White at [email protected].


An ongoing list of volunteer opportunities can be found here:  2021-22 Volunteer Opportunities


Community Relations


Submissions are open for the January newsletter.  Do you have an achievement or special event you’d like to share? How about a story of wonder or exploring God’s creation?  What about some kudos to inspire others?  

Please send your submissions to Lisa Klym at [email protected].

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.

JR Youth is on break for Christmas. We’ll be back on Saturday, January 8, when we’ll be having our event at the Extreme Air Park in New Westminster. Join our mailing list by clicking here to get information about registering for that!

Have questions? Please email Danielle ([email protected])

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