WOH, Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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Happy Summer!

Hope community, this is officially the last newsletter of the 23-24 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, June 22nd: Hope North Work Party 9:00am-12:00pm

Sat, July 13: Summer Fest

Sat, July 20: WS Parade

Tues, Sept. 3: First Day of School

Sun, Sept 8: Fall Kick Off and Dedication of the North Campus 

SCHOOL NEWS

Report Cards:

Report cards and test scores will be mailed out late next 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. 

VOLUNTEER/ PIP 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. 

See below for PIP opportunities and get a head start on next year!

Accepting gently used school uniform pieces

We are currently collecting gently used uniform pieces that your student may have outgrown this year. They will be put away for summer. In the fall, we will lay them out for families to go through and pick out anything they may need. Thank you for your donations. Please do not donate regular clothing.

Summer Camp 2024 Registration

Summer Camp 2024 is open from June 24 through July 26, 2024.  Families can sign up for multiple camps by the week, fill out forms and pay camp fees beginning today, Tuesday, 3/5. Camp hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Weekly themes listed below. Sign ups will go fast so do not delay in getting your forms in. 

Registration activation link open! 

  • June 24 – 28 Art (also VBS Week)
  • July 1 -5 (7/4 closed) Sports Week
  • July 8 – 12 Animal Week
  • July 15 – 19 Drama Week
  • July 22 – 26 Science Week

Vacation Bible School- June 24-28; 9am-noon

Registration is open for participants entering 1st-5th grade in the fall, as well as Middle school volunteers. Click here.

Attention MIddle School VBS Volunteers 

Our training meeting will be Wednesday, June 19, 7:00-8:00 pm.  Mark your calendars and plan to attend.  

ADMISSIONS

Hope is still accepting applications for Fall 2024. There is a $250 referral award applied to tuition for current families if they refer a family and they enroll for the fall. 

IMPORTANT LINKS: 

Payment Portal

Sports, Milk and Bible Link-  https://bngn.blackbaud.school/?id=xnxrcid4vjy

SCHOOL EVENTS

Mrs Bratcher’s Summer Art Camps 

There is still room in Ms Bratcher’s art studio this summer for your family! There are summer art camps, as well as custom private classes for individuals and families – great for a date night or family event. Dying fibers with natural dyes, sewing, collage, painting, making and drawing in sketchbooks, making your own paint and more! Camp info can be found here:

https://www.golden.repair/summer-camps

There’s also a special discount for Hope students: 10% off with code MAKEMOREART

2024 Summer Art Camps are being offered at Hope North. All rising first through sixth graders from all schools are welcome to attend. Dates: July 8-11 and July 15-18. We may also offer a third week of art camp in August at Holy Rosary – stay tuned! Each camp offers a totally new and unique set of projects. These camps are taught by Lacey Reuter. More info and registration here: www.rainbowparrotart.com 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

OPPORTUNITY TO EARN PIP HOURS EARLY FOR THE 2024-25 SCHOOL YEAR:

Hope North Work Party – Saturday, June 22nd from 9:00am-12:00pm

Please join us for some painting, yard work, and other miscellaneous projects at the Hope North Campus. We’ll work like mad-dogs until about 12:00 and you’ll be tired and thirsty, but you’ll be refreshed with a hosted lunch of burgers and bratwurst on the BBQ with your favorite beverage to round out the event.

Bring your favorite power tools (rakes, etc…) and pass this along to anyone who might be interested in helping. PIP hours earned can be used for this year or apply towards next year as needed. 

Please contact Bill Clifton to RSVP: 206-735-6649

Packing Books – June 19, 20th, 24th – 27th

Mr. Caudle needs help boxing up books in his classroom to take over to the north campus. If you like to organize and label, this is a job for you. Please contact Tammy Shelver if you are able to help. 

Summer Fest July 13, 2024- Hope Kids Tent

Hope School will be hosting a game tent at Summer Fest! 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 13th from 10 am to 8 pm. The link to sign up will be coming soon with more information, but mark your calendars now! 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. Email Sally Heit if interested.

West Seattle Parade – July 20, 2024

Hope Lutheran will also be participating in the West Seattle Parade and we are looking for families to help represent our school. The parade is Saturday, 7/20 starting at 9 am to about 1 pm. More details to come. PIP hours do apply for participating families. Thank you for partnering with us and we look forward to seeing you in July! Email Jonathan Kopecky if interested in walking in the parade. 

PTH Events and PIP Opportunities:

CHURCH EVENTS

NOTE: Weekly Worship Service for Summer Info:

We are moving to One Worship Service this Summer at 10:00 am with Bible Study at 9:00 am and a Prayer Walk at 9:15 am each week. Two weekly worship services will resume September 15th.  

Fall Kick Off and Dedication of the North Campus – September 8th!

Sunday Night Basketball or adults from 7-9pm. Stop by the Hope North Gym for a pick up game or to just shoot around. Questions, contact David Knittel or the church office.

Outdoor Worship Service and Picnic at Camp Long – June 30th at 10:00 am