Elementary Monday Note: January 6, 2020

Week at a Glance


Monday, January 6

3:00 – 4:40 pm STEAM program – STEM, Rm 104


Tuesday, January 7

8:55 – 9:25 am Parent Prayer (meet in the school foyer)

3:15 – 4:15 pm EAL After School Class gr.2/3 (Connection Rm)


Wednesday, January 8

9:00 Chapel

3:00 – 4:40 pm STEAM program – Colour Clay, Connection Rm

3:15 – 4:15 pm Grade 5 Girls Basketball


Thursday, January 9

3:00 – 4:40 pm STEAM program – Singing, Rm 104

3:15 – 4:15 pm EAL After School Class gr. 4/5 (Connection Rm)

3:15 – 4:15 pm Grade 5 Boys Basketball


Friday, January 10

9:00 am PTL Meeting

3:00 – 4:40 pm STEAM program – Colour Clay, Connection Rm


Looking Ahead…

Monday, January 13

3:00 – 4:40 pm STEAM program – STEM, Rm 104


Tuesday, January 14

7:00 – 8:30 am Grade 5 Boys Basketball

8:55 – 9:25 am Parent Prayer (meet in the school foyer)

3:15 – 4:15 pm EAL After School Class gr.2/3 (Connection Rm)


Wednesday, January 15

9:00 Chapel – Mrs. Stephanie Mayer

3:00 – 4:40 pm STEAM program – Colour Clay, Connection Rm

3:15 – 4:15 pm Grade 5 Girls Basketball


Thursday, January 16

3:00 – 4:40 pm STEAM program – Singing, Rm 104

3:15 – 4:15 pm EAL After School Class gr. 4/5 (Connection Rm)

3:15 – 4:15 pm Grade 5 Boys Basketball


Friday, January 17

Hot Lunch Day

Deadline to make changes for the Family Ski Trip

Dress Down Day for LEST – $2 to participate

8:30 pm PTL Coffee Fellowship

11:30 am Hot Lunch Volunteer Meeting – school front lobby

3:00 – 4:40 pm STEAM program – Colour Clay, Connection Rm


Parent Teacher League (PTL) News

PTL General Meeting

A PTL meeting takes place this Friday, January 10, 9:00 am at the Port Coquitlam Campus.  All parents are welcome to attend.

PTL Coffee Fellowship

Our next coffee fellowship is Friday, January 17.  If you would like to contribute baking or help to set up, please sign up here:  PTL Coffee Fellowship 

Parent Volunteer Hours

REMINDER TO ALL PARENTS: Please remember to record your Parent Volunteer Hours as you complete them on your youngest child’s spreadsheet.  Term 1 ends on January 31 and after that date, the sheets will be closed.

Please ensure you record any eligible hours prior to January 31 or they will not be counted.

Volunteer Opportunities – 2019/2020 School Year

  1. The Well:  Our food services club, The Well, at the Pitt Meadows campus, is in need of one parent a week to assist in the clean up each Friday after the meal service.  If you are able to spare an hour over the lunch period, they would greatly appreciate your assistance. Please sign up at the following link: “The Well” Clean Up
  2. Lunchtime Supervision:  We are looking for volunteers for lunchtime supervision at the Port Coquitlam campus from 11:50 am – 12:45 pm each day.  This extra support is needed so the students can go over to McLean Park. Orientation will be provided.  Thank you so much for giving your time in this area! You can sign up at the following link:  PoCo Campus Lunch Supervision
  3. Open House, January 28, 6:30 – 8:00 pm:  Would you like to be a Parent Ambassador at our upcoming open house?  We are looking for several parents who are interested in mingling and conversing with new families interested in joining our school community.  Able to provide baked goods?  Dessert items are needed for our refreshment time.  If you are available to assist on January 28 in either of these capacities, please sign up at the following link: School Open House 

 


Community Relations

Community Newsletter

Submissions are open for the January newsletter.   Do you have a story idea or a newsworthy event you’d like to share?   If so, we’d like to hear from you.

Submissions to Lisa Klym at [email protected].

Submission deadline:  January 20

Publication date:  January 24 


STEAM Program

Please note for families that signed up students for the STEAM program, classes begin this week.  Please see the calendar above, for class dates/times.


Father Daughter Dance

Greetings from the Father Daughter Dance Committee!

Please find the link below to sign up and reserve your tickets. Once you have reserved your tickets, please pick up and make payment at the Port Coquitlam Campus office with Mrs. Klassen.

Remember, tickets are not secured until they have been picked up and paid before January 10, 2020 deadline. After this date, you will lose your reservation. 

Please follow and read carefully: Parents must sign up with their FULL NAME. Please select number of tickets required under QTY

For example: 

1 Father + 1 Daughter = 2 tickets under QTY

1 Father + 2 Daughters = 3 tickets under QTY

Cost: 

Pair of tickets = $20.00

additional tickets = $5 each

FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE TICKET SIGN UP


Grade 5 Girls Basketball

Grade 5 girls basketball practices continue on Wednesdays, beginning this week.  We are also looking to organize a couple of different playing opportunities in the community – stay tuned. 


Grade 5 Boys Basketball

Grade 5 boys basketball practices commence this week on Thursday. We have an after school tournament scheduled for February 4. Boys interested in playing should use this link to sign up.


Grade 5 Co-Ed Basketball Tournament

Our Grade 5 basketball players will be participating in a tournament at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre on Tuesday, February 4. The tournament will run from 3:00 until 8:00 pm (at the latest). More information will be given to players closer to the date.


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! 

Junior Youth is BACK! Our next event is Saturday, January 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

To join our email list, please email Mrs. Stephanie Mayer ([email protected]).

Blessings!


Hot Lunch

Looking for Enthusiastic Volunteers to help be a part of our Elementary Campus Hot Lunch Program.

Tasks involve: 

  1. helping coordinate hot lunch menu at the start of the school year
  2. helping create sign up genius for Monday Note
  3. helping communicate with The Lunch Lady Company with any order issues and parent complaints
  4. helping distribute hot lunch from bins on Hot Lunch school dates

Please contact Sharon at [email protected]

Please include your First Name, Last Name  and Contact information.

We will have our first meeting on HOT LUNCH DAY Friday, January 17, at 11:30 am, front lobby, Port Coquitlam Campus.


Family Ski Day – POSTPONED

Due to lack of snow, the Family Ski Day has been re-scheduled to February 28.  This day is a student led conference day; therefore, families who are going skiing should go for their conference on February 27.  All information currently submitted will be transferred to the new date. If you are no longer able to attend and require a refund, please email Mrs. Olding ([email protected]). If you are now able to attend and would like to be added to this event, there may be some spaces available.  ALL CHANGES MUST BE MADE BY JANUARY 17, 2020. Please contact Mrs. Olding for more information.


Volunteer Bakers Wanted 

We are looking for multiple volunteers to make 24-36 sugar cookies each (in a supplied shape) for the last week of January. This will be for a Spirit Week activity for the whole school. Any nut-free sugar cookie recipe is fine; however a recipe can be provided upon request. Cookie cutters are available in the school office. Cookies can be dropped off at anytime during school hours until January 30. Please sign up using the following link if you can help with this activity:

SPIRIT WEEK SUGAR COOKIE BAKING

We will also be looking for parents to volunteer to oversee the cookie decorating station on Friday, January 31. Please email [email protected] if you would like to be a part of this.


Yearbook Orders

Once again, we are excited to partner with Jostens in developing a yearbook that will display special moments for all of us, including individual photos of our school family, as well as candid shots and amazing collages!

You may order your yearbook for $25. The deadline for ordering yearbooks is January 31, 2020.

CHEQUE:

       *Pick up an order form from the office, complete it, make a cheque out to Hope Lutheran School and return both to the school

       *On the cheque subject line, please write your child’s name, their class,  and “Yearbook 2019/20”

ONLINE: go to the following link and follow the instructions

     http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01124893  

Yearbooks will be delivered in June, before students leave for summer holidays.  Any 2019/20 yearbooks not picked up by June 30, 2021 will be used for school purposes.

If you have any other questions, please contact Mrs. Paul ([email protected]).

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