Elementary Monday Note: October 26, 2020

Week at a Glance

Monday, October 26

9:00 – 9:30 am Parent Prayer @ Port Coquitlam Campus

Tuesday, October 27

9:00 am Retake Photos

1:00 pm Off-site learning student photos @ Pitt Meadows campus

3:15 – 4:15 pm EAL After School Class; gr. 3 (Connection Rm & Zoom)

Wednesday, October 28

9:30 am Chapel

12:00 pm Online Booking Calendar for Parent Teacher Conferences CLOSES

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

Thursday, October 29

Parent Teacher Conferences – NO SCHOOL IN SESSION

8:00 am – 8:00 pm PTL Sponsored Day of Prayer – please see information below

Friday, October 30

Parent Teacher Conferences – NO SCHOOL IN SESSION

Saturday, October 31

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Hope for the Future Seminar (Port Coquitlam campus gymnasium & Zoom)


Looking Ahead…

Monday, November 2

9:00 – 9:30 am Parent Prayer @ Port Coquitlam Campus

Tuesday, November 3

3:15 – 4:15 pm EAL After School Class; gr. 3 (Connection Rm & Zoom)

Wednesday, November 4

9:30 am Chapel

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

Thursday, November 5

3:15 – 4:45 pm EAL After School Class; gr. 4 & 5 (Connection Rm & Zoom)

Friday, November 6

Hot Lunch

South Wing Closure Update

Thank you parents of our Grade 3-5 students for your support and response this afternoon. We are continuing to work on the plumbing issue that came up in the South Wing building.  With our current progress, classes will be able to resume tomorrow – Tuesday, October 27.  Should anything change, the school will communicate an update via email and our Facebook page.  

Cooler Weather

The weather has become cooler and wetter. Please remember to have students dress in warm outerwear (gloves, waterproof jacket, and boots) that is appropriate for the conditions that day.  

Lost and Found

Our lost and found is overflowing!  During Parent Teacher Conferences lost and found items will be placed on a table in the foyer.  Parents, if you are having in-person interviews please take a moment to stop by the table and retrieve any items that belong to your child(ren).

Parent Teacher Conferences

An email was sent out to all school families last Monday regarding Parent Teacher Conferences.

A conference is required with the homeroom teacher of each student in the family.

Appointment times can only be booked through the School’s online appointment booking system, through the following link:


The online booking calendar opened on Tuesday, October 20, and will close at 12:00 noon, Wednesday, October 28.

NOTE: An email will be sent out on Wednesday containing the Zoom meeting link(s) for parents who have booked virtual conferences

Hope For The Future – Survey & Seminar

A reminder to all school families about the Hope Lutheran Christian School survey that was sent out October 7, and the accompanying Hope for the Future session, Saturday, October 31, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

The feedback from the survey will help us shape a time of prayer and dialog on the Saturday session. If you are available you may join us in person in the gym at our Port Coquitlam building, or online if you prefer. Space will be limited for both the in person and online venues for safety and to ensure we can facilitate meaningful dialog. 

Even if you can not join us on October 31, please complete the survey.

For your convenience please see the survey in the following link:

Hope Lutheran Christian School Survey  

To sign up for the October 31 session see the following link:

Hope for the Future facilitated session sign up – October 31st 9:00am-12:00pm (in-person or online)   

Retake Photo Day

Tuesday, October 27, 9:00 am will be Individual Student Retake Photo Day.  Formal uniform is required for those students taking a photo.

A reminder to off-site learning families: photos will take place this date at the Pitt Meadows campus starting at 1:00 pm in the music portable.

Hope Lutheran Church Children Ministry Event – November God Walk

Who can attend: You! Anyone!

What: A walk to have some social time, physically distanced in God’s Creation, and learn about God through His creation.

When: Sunday, November 1st; 9:30-10:30am

Where: Blakeburn Lagoons Park; 2900 Block, Elbow Pl, Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y4 https://www.portcoquitlam.ca/recreation/parks-sports-fields-trails/blakeburn-lagoons-park/

Where to meet: by the Blakeburn Elementary school; it’s right beside the park.

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.

To receive updates about this week’s event, join our email list by clicking here!

Have questions? Please email Mrs. Stephanie Mayer ([email protected]). 


Parent Teacher League (PTL) News

Our November PTL meeting will take place Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 pm over Zoom.  Connection details will be communicated in a separate email closer to the date.

Day of Prayer

A Day of Prayer is taking place on Thursday, October 29 from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.  Please join us as we lift up our staff, students and school families, as well as the future of our school.  Our “Hope for the Future” symposium is happening on October 31st – let us keep this very important event in our prayers.

You may sign up here for one or several 20-minute time slots:  Day of Prayer.  Additionally, the Port Coquitlam Campus Chapel will be open from 11:00 am – 7:30 pm for you to stop in before or after your Parent Teacher meetings to spend some time praying.

Parent Prayer

Parent Prayer has moved!  Start your week in community with others. Please consider setting aside 30 minutes of your time at the beginning of each week to join us in prayer for our school. 

We will be meeting underneath the tents at the Port Coquitlam Campus by the main entrance. 

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

KM Club

This week is the last week of Km Club.  Please ensure students have all their distance totals entered into the class spreadsheet.