Middle School Monday Note: February 10, 2020

Week at a Glance


Monday, February 10

Newsletter club – at lunch

2:50 – 4:30 pm Girls Basketball Practice


Tuesday, February 11

All LEST Documents and Passports Due

3 – 4 pm Chess Club

3:00 – 4:15 pm LEST Robotics Club


Wednesday, February 12

Middle School at LEST in Portland


Thursday, February 13

Middle School at LEST in Portland


Friday, February 14

Middle School at LEST in Portland


LOOKING AHEAD… 

Monday, February 17

FAMILY DAY – NO SCHOOL IN SESSION


Tuesday, February 18


Wednesday, February 19

2 – 2:45 LEST Celebration chapel


Thursday, February 20

CESS Gr. 6/7 Boys 3-on-3 Basketball @ Pacific Academy


Friday, February 21

The Well  – hot lunch


Last LEST Updates

We are leaving in two days! Please ensure student’s passports are delivered to the office by tomorrow along with any outstanding documents and fees. Students traveling to Portland are to be at the PM Campus at the regular time on Wednesday (8:30am), and students should bring all their baggage, etc. to the gym where we will organize everything and everyone.


Hope’s Garden Club

It is almost that time of year! The club will restart at the end of February/early March (date to be confirmed). It will run on Wednesdays after school till 4:15 pm Stay tuned to next week’s Monday Note to find out details about signing up online. Please ensure you sign up immediately as spots are limited.


Re-Enrollment 2020-2021 Closes February 14

A reminder that re-enrollment is now open and will close this Friday, February 14. A late fee will be applied to any re-enrolments submitted after 4:30 pm, February 14. 

Please note that for those in the current EAL program and those who may require it in the next year or future years are expected to participate in the program if deemed necessary and EAL fees will be in addition to the basic tuition fees.


Fraser Health Update to School on Coronavirus February 7, 2020

Please see the most current communication in the following link from Fraser Health regarding the Coronavirus:

Coronavirus Update to Parents and Gaurdians_Final


Girls Floor Hockey

If your daughter is interested in participating in floor hockey, please complete the permission slip available by following this link: https://forms.gle/x3bZRQkLD6y6KrE29 Our season is quite short, with an after school practice on February 24th and the tournament on February 26th at Maple Ridge Christian. We will also be learning the sport during our PE classes.


Boys Floor Hockey

If your son is interested in participating in floor hockey, please complete the permission slip available by following this link: https://forms.gle/BLVYXCQaXJHEVaYM7 Our season is quite short, with an after school practice on March 9th and the tournament on March 12th at our school. There will be volunteer opportunities to help with hosting duties. We will also be learning the sport during our PE classes.


Friday Badminton Club

Priority for this club is for students not enrolled in the Pi Academy program.  The Dates are Jan 10, 17, 31, Feb 7, 21, 28, Mar 6, 13 and will provide an opportunity for those students to qualify for the tournament.  Those qualifying for the tournament will have additional practices before the tournament on April 16th.  


Chess Club

PM Campus Chess Club will officially move from Thursday lunch to Tuesday after school until 4:15 pm every week until LEST. This will be a fairly advanced level of theory, exercises, and drills as we are honing our skills for competition play. All who know all the basic mechanics of chess are welcome. Sign up is limited to16 spots. Those with aspirations to be Hope representatives for LEST should sign up as some qualification matches will occur during club time.


PTL News

Our “Hearts for Hope” fundraiser is now active!  Tax-deductible donations can be made through our “Donate” button on our website for the entire month of February.  Please visit hopelcs.ca/school and click on the green “Donate” button in the upper right corner. Your tax receipt will be emailed to you along with a confirmation receipt of your donation.


Parent Volunteer Hours

Term 1 sheets are now closed.  Term 2 sheets have been sent to all Liaisons.  If you have not received your sheet, please contact your Class Liaison.   Please record any hours you serve in Term 2 on your youngest child’s class spreadsheet.


Volunteer Opportunities – 2019/2020 School Year

The Well:  Our food services club, The Well, 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

Lunchtime Supervision:  We are looking for volunteers for lunchtime supervision at the Pitt Meadows Campus from 11:50 am – 12:45 pm each day.  Orientation will be provided by Ms. Nast. Thank you so much for giving your time in this area! You can sign up at the following link: 

Pitt Meadows Lunch Supervision

PTL Coffee Fellowship, Friday, February 14: We look forward to seeing you at our next PTL Coffee Fellowship.   As always, our Principal and PTL Executive members will be in attendance to chat with you.

Volunteer Opportunity 

The pinnies that are used for PE and basketball could use a wash.  Please contact Mrs. Olding if you are willing to help with this task ([email protected])


COMMUNITY RELATIONS

The church, the family of God, is where we can do life together – all of it, the good and the not-so-good.  As a school community, we stand in support of our families, especially those who have been affected by the viral outbreak in China.  Romans 12:15 says “Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” We are with you in this situation. If you would like to be remembered in prayer, please send your requests to [email protected] and we will support you in prayer.

Community Newsletter:

Here is your color version of the January edition of The Hope Herald:  INSERT PDF HERE

Submissions are open for the February 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:  February 21st 

Publication date:  February 26th  


In Other News…


The Well

There will be no hot lunch until February 21st.


Hope Lutheran Junior Youth

Junior Youth is a ministry of Hope Lutheran Church for all students in grades 5-8 to grow in friendships and faith! There is NO Junior Youth event this weekend due to the Family Day Long Weekend. For weekly event information, please join our email list by contacting Stephanie Mayer ([email protected]).Blessings!