Middle School Monday Note: January 6, 2020

Week at a Glance

Monday, January 6

Newsletter club @ Lunch

2:50 – 4:30 pm Girls Basketball Practice

Tuesday, January 7

3 – 4:15 pm LEST Chess Club

3:00 – 4:15 pm LEST Robotics Club

Wednesday, January 8

2:00 pm  – Chapel

The Well orders due

Thursday, January 9

3 – 4:30 pm Boys Basketball

2:55-4:00 pm Yearbook

Friday, January 10

9 – 10 am PTL Meeting at Poco campus

The Well – Beef Burritos with salad $5.00


Monday, January 13

Newsletter club @ Lunch

2:50 – 4:30 pm Girls Basketball Practice

Tuesday, January 14

3 – 4:15 pm LEST Chess Club

3:00 – 4:15 pm LEST Robotics Club

Wednesday, January 15

2:00 pm  – Chapel

The Well orders due

Caribou Math Contest

Thursday, January 16

3 – 4:30 pm Boys Basketball

2:55-4:00 pm Yearbook

Friday, January 17

Dress Down for LEST($2 donation)

The Well – Hamburgers with chips and veggies $5.00

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 the number of tickets required under QTY

For example: 

1 Father + 1 Daughter = 2 tickets under QTY

1 Father + 2 Daughters = 3 tickets under QTY


Pair of tickets = $20.00

additional tickets = $5 each


Basketball Practices

Boys Grade 6/7 basketball practice Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:30 pm @ PM Campus

Girls basketball practice Mondays, 2:50 – 4:30 pm @ PM Campus

Dress Down Days for LEST $2

We have scheduled three Dress Down Days at both campuses as a way to fundraise for our upcoming trip to Portland. Please note the following:

  • Friday, January 17
  • Friday, February 7

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

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 31st and after that date, the sheets will be closed. Please ensure you record any eligible hours prior to January 31st.

If you are short on hours, there are many opportunities, evenings included,  to help with the Bethlehem Walk production. Please refer to the links provided.  More opportunities will be posted shortly.

PTL General Meeting

A PTL meeting takes place this Friday, January 10th, 9 am at the PoCo Campus.  All parents are welcome to attend.

PTL Coffee Fellowship

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

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

Open House, January 28th, 6:30-8:00: 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 28th in either of these capacities, please sign up at the following link:  School Open House   

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 20th

Publication date:  January 24th  

In Other News…

The Well

Friday, January 10th, The Well will serve Beef Burritos with salad for $ 5.00. Orders dues back on Wednesday, January 8th. 

Hope 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 – 8:30pm.

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


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:
  • complete the form in this link – YEARBOOK ORDER FORM, make the 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


Yearbooks will be delivered in June before students leave for the summer holidays.  Any 2019/20 yearbooks are 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]).