Life Lessons in Sports by Kristen Okabayashi Last month, I traveled over to the Peace Lutheran School in Bremerton to cheer on Hope’s 5th and 6th grade boys and girls basketball teams in a tournament. This is a tournament that we compete in every year, and my own four boys competed in it for… Read more »
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Integrating Subjects By Lisa Richardson, 5th Grade Teacher When I started teaching over 20 years ago, subject integration was the primary teaching practice. In most schools, classrooms were using centers to teach a combination of science, art and literacy. Over the years, I have been trained in many different teaching strategies from whole group instruction,… Read more »
Our extended school care programs will be open during our parent/teacher conferences on April 11 & 12. Our ESC families will need to pre-register their students for these full days for staffing purposes. Prepay forms can be found on our website here. Thank you for your understanding.
Play-Based Learning by Tammy Shelver, Preschool Teacher “Herbivore, omnivore, frustrated, excited, habitat, eclipses, matryoshkas…” These are all words I hear coming from our Pre-K kids as they play! Each time a new unit is introduced, the kids soak up the information we read or learn about during the day, then master the concepts through… Read more »
First annual arts walk benefit scheduled for Saturday, June 1, 2019. Arts Walk Kick Off Meeting – Tuesday, March 19 @ 6:30 PM –Please join the PTH as we begin organizing this amazing event and earn PIP! Meet in the church commons.
After School Fun by Audrey Figgins, ESC Teacher During my past 6 months as the extended school care lead teacher for Hope, I have found the most wonderful place to work and call home. Though I have been a member of Hope Church my whole life and have been involved in our school programs in… Read more »
The Value of Co-Reading by Lucy Kuhn, 4th grade teacher This year Hope School has adopted a new comprehensive K-5 literacy curriculum called Journeys. This excellent program has many components and addresses comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and decoding, using a variety of resources. So far I am really impressed with the organization and content… Read more »
Hear ye, hear ye, all you aspiring thespians, musicians, dancers, and generally goofy people: the much-loved annual Hope Talent Show is coming up in four weeks, on Wednesday, March 27 at 1:15 PM! Show us your best juggling and ear-wiggling skills during auditions coming up March 13, 14 and 15 after school. Registration forms will… Read more »
Growing Leaders by Julie Hartley, First Grade Teacher and Student Council Leader Ambassadors for Hope. If that sounds like a pretty important title, it should! This honorable name was given to the very special group of students who are serving on Hope School’s Student Council. Over the past several years I have had the privilege… Read more »
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