Advanced Technology: Drones by Tim Allen, Middle School Teacher Many of us are aware of drone technology, but how many of us can actually say we know how they operate? We thought the perfect opportunity to explore this would be in our middle school advanced technology elective, and our students were very supportive of that… Read more »
Posts By: Shari Wallace
Parents Engaged in Hope by Kristen Okabayashi I am finishing a Masters in Educational Leadership at Seattle Pacific University; I’m currently enrolled in my very last class after three years, called “Engaging Communities”. While I am very ready to graduate and I look forward to living my life without my weekly night classes, I… Read more »
Tribute to a Life of Service by Mary Norton, 3rd Grade Teacher Romans 12:5-7 5 so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. 6 We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in… Read more »
Parents and Teachers of Hope (PTH) News! By Jennifer Rice, PTH Secretary Throughout the school year, PTH has been working quietly behind the scenes. Our dual focus is to continue to build school community through events like Donuts with Dad/Muffins with Mom and the very popular middle school dance, as well as provide funding… Read more »
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 »
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 »