Middle School Monday Note: December 3, 2018

Week at a Glance

Monday, December 3

12:00 – 12:30pm – Girls Basketball

Tuesday, December 4

8:55am – 9:55am – Parent Prayer

3:15pm-4:15pm Coding Club – CANCELLED

3:15pm-4:15pm Boys’ Basketball Club – CANCELLED

Wednesday, December 5

8:35am – Gr. 6A at PoCo campus Chapel ( see details below)

2:00 pm – 3:00pm – Chapel – Vicar Knelson 

Term One Reports  Issued

The Well orders due

3:30pm – 5:00pm – Boys Basketball practice at Pitt Meadows Campus

3:30pm Beauty and the Beast first practice at PoCo campus

Thursday, December 6

12:00 – 12:30pm Girls Basketball

3:15pm – 4:15pm The Well Club

Friday, December 7

The Well – Hot Dogs with chips and veggies $5.00


Monday, December 10

12:00 – 12:30pm – Girls Basketball

Candy Grams order forms due

Tuesday, December 11

3:15pm-4:15pm Coding Club – Last session

3:15pm-4:15pm Boys’ Basketball Club – Last Session with coach Bruce

Wednesday, December 12

2:00 pm – 3:00pm – Chapel 6A

The Well orders due

3:30pm – 5:00pm – Boys Basketball practice at Pitt Meadows Campus

Thursday, December 13

12:00 – 12:30pm Girls Basketball

3:15pm – 4:15pm The Well Club

Friday, November 30

Dress Down  – $ 2 donation will go towards LEST

The Well – Mac ‘n Cheese with salad $5.00


Fun Food – Fun Food is on Friday, December 14th.  Parents from all grades are welcome to participate in bringing Christmas themed baked goods.  Sign up at the link below and earn volunteer hours:


Gr. 6A Chapel at PoCo Campus

6A will be at the poco campus for chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Students need to be dropped off at the Poco campus at 8:35 and will be transported via parent drivers back to the PM campus afterwards.

Term 1 Reports and Parent’s Guide to New Report Format

Wednesday, December 5, Term 1 Reports will be sent home with students.  The cover page of the progress report, with parent/guardian signature, and envelope are to be returned to the classroom teacher.

For your information, please see the following link for a Parent’s guide to the progress report

Girls Basketball Practice

Mr. Yee will be starting girls basketball practice every Monday and Thursday at lunch 12:00 noon – 12:30 pm. Practices will be starting today Dec 3rd and will continue till the end of February 2019.  More information regarding tournaments to come.

Boys Basketball Practice

Mr. Mayer will be starting basketball practice with the Middle school boys this week.  We are inviting all boys to join the team. Students can sign up directly on the sign up list posted at school.

Mr. Mayer will coach on Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:00pm:  Dec 5*, 12**, Jan 9,16, 23, 30, 6. There will be several opportunities to play against other schools.

January 16th – against Kenneth Gordon (away game, North Vancouver)

January 23rdh – against Kenneth Gordon (home, game)

February 7th – CESS tournament at White Rock Christian Academy

February 19th – 3 on 3 tournament in Chilliwack

LEST – Portland Oregon.

Please Note:

*Coach Bruce’s normal Tuesday is cancelled on the 4th, but Mr. Mayer will coach on the Wed 5th.

**Coach Bruce will coach his last session on Tuesday on Dec 11th, and Mr. Mayer will also do Wed 12th  (2 practices)

Students who need to catch the 4:15 bus, can leave at 4:15, other students can stay till 5:00pm with Jordan.    

Grade 2-8 Parent and Child Ski/Snowboard Day – December 21, 2018

Thank you to all of those who returned forms for the ski day at Mt Seymour on December 21, 2018.  We have met the minimum number of people for the bus, so we will be offering bus transportation. There are still spaces available on the bus; please contact Mrs. Olding for more information ([email protected]).  More details about the ski trip will come later in December.

LEST Fundraiser – $2 Dress Down Days

As a way to support our middle school students heading to LEST (Lutheran Elementary Schools Tournament) in Portland, Oregon in February, we will be having a couple $2 dress down days at both campuses
Thank you for dressing down and supporting our students as they prepare to head to LEST!
Friday, December 14
Friday, January 11

Frans Flowers Christmas Flash Floral Sale 

On Friday, December 7 at 3 pm at the Port Coquitlam Campus there will be a Christmas Floral sale with all proceeds going to support the middle school student’s trip to LEST.  Festive Christmas plants will be selling for under $20. Cash and credit card will be accepted.

Beauty And The Beast

The cast is set, and we are ready to roll.  First practice will be December 5th, in the chapel at the PoCo Campus.  Each student will receive a script, and a practice schedule.

The Well

The Well will be open next on  Friday, November 30th! The Well will offer treats for sale each Friday at lunch as well as a pre-ordered hot lunch special.  Order forms will go home on Fridays and will be due back the following Wednesday. Hot meals will always be $5.00 and only cash will be accepted.  Check the Monday Note for menu pricing and updates.

December 7th – Hot lunch special will be a hot dog served with chips, a cookie and veggies for $5.00  Orders will be due back on Wednesday, December 5th.

Would you like to send a special sweet greeting to a classmate or teacher this Christmas?  The students at The Well are selling candy grams as a fundraiser for LEST. Order forms are available by the office and need to be back by Monday, December 10th. Each bag of treats will be sold for $0.75. Candy grams will be distributed on December 19th.

Christmas Concert Notice

This year’s Christmas Concerts will be a full school, K – Gr. 8, event that takes place at the Port Coquitlam campus on two days, Tuesday December 18 and Wednesday December 19. Each day will have an afternoon performance (dress rehearsal) at 1:00 pm  and an evening performance at 7:00 pm.


Please see the following link, CHRISTMAS CONCERT EVENTS INFORMATION, for important details, as the performance format is different this year than previous years.

Hope Lutheran Junior Youth 

Join us this Saturday, December 8th for Junior Youth (grades 5-8) from 6:30pm – 8:30 pm!

Want more information? Join our class on Edmodo with the code: yptd7w

Parents In Prayer

For the coming school year, a parent from the Port Coquitlam campus has organized a once a month prayer time for parents/family members of Hope Lutheran Christian School.

Please join us on the first Tuesday of each month for Parent Prayer. We will meet from 8:55 – 9:30 am and 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 – we will pray together! Email Tina Goetz for more info: [email protected]

Location: Please meet in the narthex/foyer of the Port Coquitlam Campus at 8:55 am on Tuesday, December 4

The dates for the rest of the school year are: January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2,May 7,  June 4


Additional copies of the 2017/18 are available for purchase from the office for $30 until September 30. They will also be available for purchase at the Pitt Meadow’s Campus Curriculum Evening. The 2018/19 yearbook can also be purchased at this time and will be delivered to students on the last day of school in June. Please pay with cheque made out to Hope Lutheran School.

Father/Daughter Dance

January 25, 2019 – more information to come

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