Hope community, this is officially the last newsletter of the 22-23 school year. Office summer hours are typically Monday-Thursday from 9AM-3PM. If you plan to stop by, please call ahead, as there may be times or days when the office is closed. The summer mailing for next year will come out towards the end of July. Have a blessed summer!
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Sat, 7/15, West Seattle Summer Fest 10am-8pm
Sat, 7/22 West Seattle Parade
Report cards will be mailed out this week. Be sure to pay any outstanding fees prior to then, including tuition, athletic fees, and missing books or technology items. Please contact Tammy Shelver in the office at 206-935-8500 with any questions.
Summer Camp 2023 Registration – Still some open spots available
Summer camp is off to an amazing start! There are still a few spots open for camp and in particular, the week of July 4th. Families can sign up for multiple camps by the week, fill out forms and pay camp fees here. Hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Weekly themes include art, sports, animals, science, and drama. Sign ups are going fast so do not delay in getting your forms in.
OPPORTUNITY TO EARN PIP HOURS EARLY FOR THE 2023-24 SCHOOL YEAR:
Summer Fest July 1 – Hope Kids Game Tent
Hope School will be hosting a game tent at Summer Fest on July 15th! We will have games and face painting and more for kids to enjoy while at the festival. Get a head start on next year’s PIP hours by volunteering at the Hope Game Booth July 15th from 10 am to 8 pm. We’re excited to be a part of Summer Fest! This event is expecting 15 – 20,000 visitors throughout the weekend and is an awesome opportunity to promote Hope School.
West Seattle Parade – Jul 22, 2023
Hope Lutheran will be participating in the West Seattle Parade and we are looking for families to help represent our school. The parade is Saturday, 7/22 starting at 11 am to about 1 pm. Sign Up here to join us! PIP hours do apply for participating families. Thank you for partnering with us and we look forward to seeing you in July!
VOLUNTEER/ PIP HOUR HOURS
Please submit your PIP hours ASAP. As stated in our Hope School Handbook, under OUTSTANDING TUITION & FEES – “Student transcripts, report cards and diplomas will be withheld at the end of the school year until all outstanding tuition and fees are paid in full.”
These fees include lost/damaged library books, athletic fees, tech equipment, ESC charges, PIP hour shortfalls, as well as any other outstanding fees. Please call the school if you need to make arrangements for payments.
Hiring for Hope School 2023-2024 School Year
We continue to seek out talented candidates for the coming school year. Please consider who you might know who would be a strong candidate for our awesome school! All full-time staff receive a tuition discount. Open positions include:
- First Grade Teacher
- Technology Teacher
- World Languages Teacher
- Preschool Lead Teacher
- Preschool Assistant Teacher
Visit Hope’s website for more information, job descriptions and an application form, or call the school office at (206) 935-8500. Applicants should submit a resume and application to Hope School Principal at kokabayashi@HopeSeattle.org or via snail mail. All positions begin on 8/24/23.
General Volunteer Opportunities:
Hope Church Reader Board Changer: Earn PIP Hours!! Hope Church’s reader board changer has faithfully served us over the past year, but now needs to step down. We are looking for an individual who can change and update the Reader Board for the church either weekly or bi-weekly, depending upon the need. Please contact Patra Mueller @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Outdoor Worship & Church Picnic
Join Hope Church for outdoor worship at Camp Long on Sunday, July 16, at 10:45am. After worship, there will be a picnic and games in the field. Main course (pulled pork and hot dogs) and drinks will be provided. Please bring the following to share: Last Names A-G: Desserts; H-P: Fruits and Veggies; Q-Z: Chips.