COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT (12)

Hope Academy parents,

Welcome back from break! We hope you had a restful time with your family.


New Distance Learning Schedules:

  • Lower School K-2: Anytime during the day
  • Lower School 3-5: 9:15 am to 12 pm (for those sharing a device with MS siblings)
  • Middle School 6-8: 12:30 to 4:15 pm
  • High School 9-12: 10 am – 2:15 pm
  • Lunch Break: We’re leaving 12:00 – 12:30 pm open for students so they can eat lunch as a family.


Lower School Distance Learning:
As a reminder, Lower School Distance Learning will begin Monday for Lower School. Daily plans will be posted on Seesaw for K-2 and Microsoft Teams for 3-5.

K-2 parents: If you have a Hope computer: Open Seesaw.
If you are using your own device: Please download “Seesaw class” from the app store and type in the class code provided by your teacher.

3-5 parents: If you have a Hope Academy computer: Log in and open up TEAMS.
If you are using your own family computer: Access TEAMS either through the Microsoft Portal found at https://portal.office.com or click here to download the TEAMS app and sign in using your Hope Academy log in. (If your student was issued an iPad they will receive special instructions.)
Coronavirus Stimulus Checks: As you may know, the federal government recently passed legislation to provide stimulus checks to American families that will help them through the coronavirus crisis. Click here for some useful information about the checks and how to make sure you receive one if you are eligible.
New Food Distribution Schedule: On Monday, March 30 MPS started expanding to nearly 50 food distribution sites offering WEEKLY food pick up. Each day, up to 10 different sites across the city now offer food pick-up from 10 am – 2 pm, Monday-Friday. Each food box contains 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches for a total of 10 meals. Click here for more information.


Upper School Welcome Back Assemblies: The High School will have a welcome back assembly at 9:45 a.m. The Middle School will have theirs at 12:45 p.m. Mr. Z will give a short address followed by Ms. Kaufmann talking about the tech side of learning. Students will receive an email with a link.

Childcare and Office Staff at Hope: Following Spring Break, we are unable to continue providing childcare on-site at Hope. Our Main Office will not be staffed, but phone calls are still answered, as they are transferred offsite.

Borrowed Hope Academy Technology: Hope Academy has issued iPads, Chromebooks and laptops to several hundred students.  These devices are owned by Hope Academy and made available to students in order to continue their education process at Hope Academy. Click here for guidelines and expectations regarding borrowed Hope Academy technology.

Creative Expressions (CE) Nights: We will not be meeting in person for CE Nights this year. More information will be coming after Spring Break about how students will be reciting their pieces in a different way as well as how some of the musical components will be presented. Students should still be working on their pieces.

Another Week of Videos From Mr. Z: Watch this week’s episodes of “Social Distancing from Mr. Z.”


Keep the faith,

Russ Gregg

Co-founder and Head of School

MARCH 23-27 ANNOUNCEMENTS

3.27.20

Hope Academy parents,

Happy first day of spring break! Today’s announcements are the last ones until break is over.

Spring Break: Today is the first day of Spring Break. There will be no classes today Friday, March 27 until April 3. Enjoy your time off!

Lower School Distance LearningClick here for a letter from Mrs. Smith with important information about Lower School starting April 6.

Tech Support: For Tech Support, students should enter a ticket here: http://help.hopeschool.org

Computer Login:

Username – Username is the student ID minus @hopeschool.org. So instead of russgregg@hopeschool.org its russgregg.

Password – The password is the same that the student uses to login to a computer at Hope or to O365/TEAMS

Free temporary Wi-Fi: Click here to view several free Wi-Fi and hotspot options that are being offered for free due to COVID-19.

Free Internet – Go to https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19 to learn about free and low cost ‘Internet Essentials’ from Comcast.

Governor’s Address: Distance learning will continue until at least May 1st.

New Free Meal Plan: There is a new plan for Minneapolis residents to receive free meals for kids. 49 sites are set for weekly distribution. We will notify you with more updates after spring break. https://cws.mpls.k12.mn.us/covid19

Mr. Z’s Episode #5: Watch today’s episode of “Social Distancing from Mr. Z.” https://youtu.be/DdgCrNjAa6c

Keep the faith,

Russ Gregg

Co-founder and Head of School

3.26.20

Hope Academy parents,

Enjoy a well-deserved break these next 10 days! We appreciate all you’ve done for your students these past few weeks.

Spring Break: Tomorrow is the first day of Spring Break! There will be no classes from Friday, March 27 – April 3. Enjoy your time off!
Also, there will be NO DAILY COMMUNICATIONS next week.

Governor’s Address: Distance learning will continue until at least May 1st.

New Distance Learning Schedules:

  • Lower School K-2: Anytime during the day
  • Lower School 3-5: 9:15 am to 12 pm (for those sharing a device with MS siblings)
  • Middle School 6-8: 12:30 to 4:15 pm
  • High School 9-12: 10 am – 2:15 pm
  • Lunch Break: We’re leaving 12:00 – 12:30 pm open for students so they can eat lunch as a family.

Mr. Z’s Episode #4: Watch today’s episode of “Social Distancing from Mr. Z.” https://youtu.be/uYhDqC5g3FY

Keep the faith,

Russ Gregg

Co-founder and Head of School

3.25.20

Good Afternoon Hope Parents and Guardians,

Happy Wednesday! Today’s announcements & reminders:

Governor’s Address: According to Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s address this afternoon, schools will continue Distance Learning until at least May 1st. We will continue to follow the directives of the Governor as we determine when we will resume school on campus at Hope Academy.

New Distance Learning Schedules After Spring Break, we will begin to implement long-term Distance Learning plans. In order to get the most out of siblings sharing devices, we are going to stagger the 3rd-5th grade and 6th-8th grade times. The “class” times after Spring Break are as follows:

  • Lower School K-2: Anytime during the day
  • Lower School 3-5: 9:15 am to 12 pm (for those sharing a device with MS siblings)
  • Middle School 6-8: 12:30 to 4:15 pm
  • High School 9-12: 10 am – 2:15 pm
  • Lunch Break: We’re leaving 12:00 – 12:30 pm open for students so they can eat lunch as a family.

Spring Break: Next week is Spring Break! There will be no classes or homework from Friday, March 27 – April 3. Enjoy your time off!

Childcare for Health workers: There will be no childcare over Spring Break (Friday, March 27 – Friday, April 3) due to Spring Break. We recommend sending your children to the YMCA childcare during this time. Hope Academy Emergency Workers Childcare is scheduled to start back up the week of April 6.

Sheridan Story Bagged Food: Free Sheridan Story bags are available with non-perishable foods for pick up at Hope until 8pm today (3/25) and tomorrow (3/26).  Stop by the visitor’s lot between 8:30 am – 12:30 pm or the main lobby between 12:30 – 8 pm.

Middle School Trial Run Through: Thanks to everyone for participating in our TEAMS trial run today. For Tech Support, students should enter a ticket here: http://help.hopeschool.org/portal

Mr. Z’s Episode #3: Watch today’s episode of “Social Distancing from Mr. Z.” https://youtu.be/Qh2yHRaHaxg

Free temporary Wi-Fi: Click here to view several free Wi-Fi and hotspot options that are being offered for free due to COVID-19.

Keep the faith,

Russ Gregg

Co-founder and Head of School

3.24.20

Good Afternoon Hope Parents and Guardians,

Happy Tuesday! Today’s announcements & reminders:

Middle School Trial Run Through: Even though there has not yet been an announcement by the Governor, it is very likely that we will not be back at school after Spring Break. If that is the case, Middle School classes will be moving online starting Monday, April 6th. We are going to do a trial run-through of Middle School classes tomorrow (Wednesday 3/25) afternoon from 12:30-4:15 p.m. Middle School students should log into Microsoft Teams, look at their Microsoft Teams calendar (that’s how they’ll access their classes), and plan to have a quick check-in with each class so we can troubleshoot this week rather than waiting until after Spring Break. For Tech Support, students should enter a ticket here: http://help.hopeschool.org/portal

New YouTube Series: Watch today’s episode of “Social Distancing from Mr. Z.” https://youtu.be/mA0QKjGUmKY

Chromebook & iPad DistributionWe will again be distributing Hope Academy Chromebooks to all 3rd-5th grade families and iPads to K-2nd families who need them. Stop by Hope Academy tomorrow, Wednesday (3/25) from noon –8pm. Enter at the main doors on Chicago Ave.

Free temporary Wi-Fi: Click here to view several free Wi-Fi and hotspot options that are being offered for free due to COVID-19.

Emergency Dental Care: Children’s Dental Services are taking emergency appointments at both Hennepin Avenue and Broadway locations. They will see kids with trauma to teeth, abscessed teeth, pain that doesn’t go away with Ibuprofen or acetaminophen swelling, redness or “pimple” on gum near tooth. Call to set up an appointment at (612) 746-1530.

Keep the faith,

Russ Gregg

Co-founder and Head of School

3.23.20

Good Afternoon Hope Parents and Guardians,

Today is a new week of trying to get used to the new normal of living lives impacted by the Coronavirus. We have been so encouraged by the flexibility of families and the commitment of so many staff members and teachers to make this transition happen so quickly.

New YouTube Series: If you are interested, our Upper School Principal Mr. Ziegler has started a new lighthearted series on Hope’s YouTube Channel called, “Social Distancing from Mr. Z.” He’s going to try to release a new episode Mondays through Fridays until we’re back at school. The first episode is now live on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram if you’d like to check it out: https://youtu.be/FTx4SjuyufE

Childcare for Essential Workers: We would like to extend the childcare offer to all Essential Worker categories as defined by the state of Minnesota. Please let us know if this applies to you and if you need childcare.

COVID-19 Articles:

  • We’ve found that many families have had questions about what it means to practice Social Distancing and Self-Quarantine. Here are two articles that we found to be helpful:
  • Also, here is a chart to explain some of the differences between COVID-19 and other common conditions:

Middle School Parents: If your child does not have access to a laptop or desktop computer and you did not already come to pick-up a Chromebook from school, please do so very soon because the devices are now being checked out to Lower School families (see below).

Lower School Parents: With the possibility of a state shutdown we want to ensure every Lower School family has the device they need for their child to participate in Distance Learning from Hope Academy.

  • – K – 2nd Grade: Families will need access to a Smart Phone, iPad, laptop, or desktop computer.
  • – 3rd – 5th Grade: Students need access to a device with a keyboard (laptop, desktop computer, Chromebook…).
  • – If you already have a device at home: please don’t take one as we are running short. Additionally, we will be staggering middle school online learning and grade 3rd-5th grade learning, to ensure siblings can share devices.
  • – Chromebook & iPad DistributionStarting immediately at 2:00 pm today 3/23 we will be distributing Hope Academy Chromebooks to all 3rd-5th grade families and iPads to K-2nd families who need them. Stop by Hope Academy today (3/20) from 2:00 pm – 8pm or tomorrow (3/21) from 8 am – 2 pm. if your student needs a device to use at home.

Keep the faith,

Russ Gregg
Co-founder and Head of School

The Seed of the Jack Pine

MARCH 16-20 ANNOUNCEMENTS

3.20.20

Dear Hope Academy Community,

Happy Friday! We’ve finished our first week of distance learning. Thanks for sticking with it and being patient as things have changed. This email is replacing the Hope Happenings for the time being. Today’s announcements:

First and foremost, with the possibility of a state shutdown we want to ensure every middle and high school family who needs access to a laptop has a device. We have already distributed laptops to all our high school students who needed one.

Starting immediately at 1:30 pm today we will be distributing Hope Academy Chromebooks to all middle school (grades 6-8) families who need them. Stop by Hope Academy today (3/20) from 1:30 pm – 8pm or tomorrow (3/21) from 8 am – 2 pm. if your student needs a device to use at home.

If school is closed after Spring Break, all long-term learning will be paperless after Spring Break. We want to ensure that all students have access to a device.

  • Paperless Learning – As mentioned, all long-term learning will be paperless after Spring Break. Our teachers will be moving their lessons onto Microsoft TEAMS for all grades K-12th. We are still working on what this will look like for each grade.
  • Tuition payments– Please read Russ’s letter regarding tuition: Tuition Letter.
  • Free Meals –  Hope Academy will still be offering FREE meal pick-ups for youth ages 1 – 18. Mon – Fri 8:30 am – 12:30 pm.

We hope you have a wonderful and restful weekend.

Keep the faith,

Russ Gregg

p.s. For a word of encouragement from the director of family ministry, click here!

3.19.20

Dear Hope Academy Community,

A couple new announcements and reminders for you:

  • Tech Survey –Parents, if you haven’t already please take our 3-minute tech survey.
  • Contacting Teachers – In the event that you need to contact your student’s teacher, click here for our staff directory. (All school phone numbers have been forwarded to teacher’s emails for the time being and will allow you to connect with teachers while they aren’t at school. If it goes straight to voicemail, make sure to leave a message).
  • Communication – Parents K-8, if we have not heard back from you by the end of the day (3/19) we will start to reach out to your emergency contacts.
  • Free Meals –
  1. FREE meal pick-up at Hope Academy: Any youth (not just Hope Academy students) ages 1-18 can take a bagged meal from our Hope Academy bus in the Visitor Lot Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. We will have both breakfast and lunch options available. Spread the word!
  1. Jericho Road Food Shelf  (Mon-Thurs, 1:30 – 4:30 pm + Fri 9 am – 12pm)
  2. Restaurants offering free lunches for K-12 students 
  • Pictures & Video – If you want to send a picture of your student working on homework, reading or doing a cool project send it to communications@hopeschool.org for a chance to be featured in an email or social media post! 😊
  • Tuition payments – Please click here to read an update regarding tuition: Tuition Letter.

    Keep the faith,

    Russ Gregg 
    Co-Founder &  Head of School

3.18.20

Dear Hope Academy Community,

Happy Wednesday! Distance learning is in full swing. High schoolers are meeting for class through TEAMS, lower school students are adding to their reading log and everyone is making frequent trips to wash their hands. Nice job everyone! Check below for a couple new announcements.

Hope Academy will be providing youth ages 1-18 with grab and go bagged meals while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. A Hope Academy Bus will be parked in the Visitor Lot on 24th and Chicago Ave S in Minneapolis. Youth may pick up their meals from the Hope Bus and leave as no youth will be permitted to enter the school. Meal pickup services begin Thursday, March 19 and continue Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. No meals will be served March 27-April 3 due to Hope Academy’s scheduled Spring Break.

  1. Jericho Road Food Shelf (Mon-Thurs, 1:30 – 4:30 pm + Fri 9 am – 12pm)
  2. Restaurants offering free lunches for K-12 students
  • Tech Support– If your high school student has technology questions or runs into a technical problem, you can submit a ticket at http://help.hopeschool.org/portal. We will do our best to help everyone as quickly as possible!

Keep the faith,

Russ Gregg 
Co-Founder & Head of School

3.17.20

Dear Hope Academy Community,

You did it! The first day of online & distance learning has come to an end. We have a few important announcements for you as you move forward into the week. Thank you for all your flexibility and patience as we navigate this complicated time.

  • Calls Home – During this time of distance from each other, we are trying to be intentional about continuing to connect with you. Teachers in grades K-8 will be calling twice a week to check-in. Teachers in grades 9-12 will be interacting with students daily during their online classes.
  • Food Pantry – We have partnered with Jericho Road, a local food shelf, to ensure every family has access to food.
  • Free Lunches – Click here to view a list of restaurants offering free lunches to students while K-12 schools are closed.
  • Tech Support – If your high school student has technology questions or runs into a technical problem, you can submit a ticket at http://help.hopeschool.org/portal. We will do our best to help everyone as quickly as possible!
  • Free Internet – If your family does not have internet, there are several resources available that currently offer free/discounted internet. Go to https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19 to learn about ‘Internet Essentials’ from Comcast.
  • Homework Packets – If you HAVE NOT picked up your homework packets for grades K-8, today (Tuesday 3/17) is the LAST day. You can stop by Hope Academy until 8 pm tonight to pick them up in the main lobby.

Keep the faith,

Russ Gregg
Co-Founder & Head of School

3.16.20

Dear Hope Academy Community,

Happy Monday! It was a bittersweet day today as we said goodbye to our students for several weeks. A big emphasis was placed on how learning from home is going to work for the following weeks.

Even though these can feel like crazy times, Kevin Farmer has a great encouragement for us:

“Our world, nation and local communities continue to be directly and indirectly affected by COVID-19. The uncertainty of this outbreak has left many feeling overwhelmed, fearful and anxious. And while these feelings are understandable, my prayer is that we would remain steadfast in our command to be God’s agents of goodness and truth. Indeed, in times like these we have an opportunity to reflect the goodness of God in even more remarkable ways.

Don’t let this predicament cancel your confidence in Christ!

Throughout God’s word, he implores us, even instructs us to place our confidence in Him (Psalm 91: 1-2, Proverbs 3: 5-6, Jeremiah 17: 7-8, Romans 15: 13, Hebrews 13: 6). We do this because God is good! Yes, we are susceptible to illness and disease. But God is good (Psalm 100: 5), his plans for us are good (Jeremiah 29:11), and if we are called by Him, then He is working all things out for our good (Romans 8: 28)! So, don’t let coronavirus (or any negative predicament) cancel your confidence in Christ. Be wise, be self-less, be confident in Christ (John 14: 1)!”

Important details moving forward:

High School students:

As mentioned previously, learning will continue online. Students will need access to a laptop and Microsoft TEAMS. They will log on to their classes in TEAMs and participate in the lessons between 10:00 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. daily. Assignments will then be given and turned in online as well. Students will have time for a lunch break from 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. (Reminder ASC is cancelled until April 6. If you have lesson questions, please contact your teacher directly).

  • Tech Support – If your student has technology questions or runs into a technical problem, we are working on a plan for students to report those issues.
  • Sick High School students – If your child becomes ill and cannot participate in the online classes, please call Shannon Chislom in the Upper School office at 612-540-2014.
  • Free Internet – If your family does not have internet, there are several resources available that currently offer free internet. We will be sending out those resources tomorrow.
  • Laptop/Desktop – If your high school child does not have a laptop or desktop computer to use, please contact Shannon Chislom in the Upper School office at 612-540-2014.

Middle School students:

Packets were sent home with your students today with lesson plans for each of the next eight days.

  • If your student was absent today (Monday 3/16), you will need to stop by Hope Academy to pick up their packet. Our packet pick-up hours are today (Monday 3/16) and tomorrow (Tuesday 3/17) between 7:45 am – 8 pm in the main lobby.
  • Can’t make it to packet pick-up? Please call the main office at 612-540-2000.
  • Reminder ASC is cancelled until April 6. If you have lesson questions, please contact your teacher directly.

Lower School students:

Work packets were sent home with your students today. Each day there is an activity for them to complete. Classes also made a special trip to the library today to pick out extra books! Encourage your students to pick up a book and make time for reading while at home.

  • If your student was absent today (Monday 3/16), you will need to stop by Hope Academy to pick up their packet. Our packet pick-up hours are today (Monday 3/16) and tomorrow (Tuesday 3/17) between 7:45 am – 8 pm in the main lobby.
  • Can’t make it to packet pick-up? Please call the main office at 612-540-2000.

Meals:

Minneapolis Public Schools is providing students with meals while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. These meals are intended to replace the meals services that students normally receive during the school day. While these meals cannot be picked up directly at Hope Academy, there are 20 different locations for your children to pick-up meals. Click here for more information on meal pick-up sites and information.

Teacher Check-Ins:

Teachers in grades K-8 will be calling their students twice a week to check-in with them. Teachers in grades 9-12 will be interacting with students every day during their online classes. Our hope is that no student would feel confused about the material or afraid to ask questions. We want to still be shepherding the hearts of our students from afar.

For information on childcare or events, see our previous Hope Happenings post. Also, expect to receive a daily update like this one throughout the upcoming two weeks. We want to keep you informed as much as possible.

Together for Him,

Russ Gregg
Head of School

COVID-19 UPDATE: SCHOOL CLOSED STARTING TUESDAY (3/17)

Dear Hope Academy Community,

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19, know that we are taking every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff. The Minneapolis Public Schools district has made the decision to close schools starting on Tuesday, March 17 for several weeks.

This means that Hope Academy will be closed starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020. 

Please note that this is different from the rest of the State of Minnesota. Our plan is to resume classes after Spring Break on Monday, April 6. 

Please note:

  •  – It is extremely important that your children attend school on Monday, March 16.
      Instructions and plans will be communicated with students that day and curricular materials will also be sent home.
  •  – Communication will be sent through our five usual channels.
      Hope Happenings, Hope Academy website, Facebook, email, and text messages.
  •  – School Days:
      Even though we will not be meeting in person, students will be responsible for completing work during the regular   days off from school (this does not include Spring Break).
  •  – Monitoring Your Child’s Learning:
      We suggest that parents develop a schedule for their child to work on classwork and assignments. Regular check-ins   with your child will help them to complete their tasks. Teachers will be checking in with students or parents from time  to time on their students’ progress.

To answer questions about COVID-19’s effect on our school, I have included a summary of decisions made by our Hope Academy Leadership team that will be in effect for this two-week period (March 17-March 26):

 

  • Learning Plans:

    High School (Grades 9-12): Learning will continue online. Teachers will teach classes at designated times and assign assignments through Microsoft TEAMS. Students are expected to complete and turn in these assignments online. If a student does not have a laptop or computer with internet access, please inform Shannon Chislom at the Upper School office immediately (612-540-2014 or shannonchislom@hopeschool.org).

    Middle School (Grades 6-8): Students will be required to complete packets with daily schoolwork. Packets will be sent home with students on Monday, 3/16. Packets will also be available for download on their classes’ Microsoft TEAMS.

    Lower School (Grades K-5):
    Students will be required to complete packets with daily schoolwork. Packets and books will be sent home with students on Monday, 3/16.

  • Food:

    We are working on a system to make breakfasts and lunches available for pick-up. Look for more information on this later.

  • Health Care & Emergency Responders childcare program:

    If you are a Health Care Worker or Emergency Responder in need of childcare, contact the Main Office with your employment info and needed childcare hours. Every effort will be made to provide childcare under the supervision of Hope Academy Teaching Assistants between 7:45 am – 5:30 pm for K-5 children who would normally be at Hope.

  • Childcare (Acts 4:32 Connections):

    Looking for childcare during the day? Or willing to provide childcare?
    Hope Academy is looking to connect families who need childcare with families that have the capacity to watch other kids during the day.If you are a family that would be willing to host another family’s school-age children during school days, or if you are a family that could use a host family for your school-age children, click here to sign-up! While we cannot guarantee childcare, we hope that we can be a resource to bless families during this time. Email Hannah Mattson with any questions (hannahmattson@hopeschool.org).

    “All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.” Acts 4:32

  • Athletics & Events:

  • All student activities and athletics are postponed through April 6.

We will continue to monitor the changing dynamics related to COVID-19 and make future decisions accordingly. As soon as we are able, we will resume classes and all activities.

We will continue to monitor the changing dynamics related to COVID-19 and make future decisions accordingly. As soon as we are able, we will resume classes and all activities.

I understand that this is a difficult and uncertain time for our campus, state, nation, and world. It is our utmost goal to protect you – our students, faculty, and staff. I ask that you join me in prayer for all those affected by this disease and I encourage you to look to scripture for God’s reassurance. Remind yourself and your loved ones often of the words of Jesus, “Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you. I do not give peace to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.” John 14:27

Russ Gregg
Head of School

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POSTPONED EVENTS & ATHLETICS

In an effort to monitor the spread of COVID-19, the following has been postponed:

– 10th & 12th grade Mission Trips
– All athletics
– 5-6 Grade Info Night

We will let you know when they will be re-scheduled. Thanks.

TUITION CONFERENCES

*Postponed until further notice*

Tuition conferences are April 20th, 21st and 22nd from 3 – 7:30 pm in the cafeteria. Please bring your 1040 tax return to the conference. Also, please read over the Parent Covenant before you come!

WINTER SCHOOL

*Postponed until further notice*
Our yearly K-5 history focus will begin on Thursday, March 11 and continue until Spring Break. This year, we’ll be studying events and ideas from World War II. Take time each day to chat with your child about what they’ve learned and experienced in Winter School.

5TH TO 6TH GRADE INFO NIGHT

*Postponed until further notice*

Tuesday, March 17th from 5 – 6:30 pm in the cafeteria & chapel. Come learn about your 5th grader’s upcoming transition to the Upper School. We will provide a pizza dinner, student tour, and parent/guardian information session. This event is only open to Hope Academy 5th grade students and their parents/guardians. 5th graders can stay after school until the time of the event. RSVP to Mrs. Mattson by Thursday, March 12th hannahmattson@hopeschool.org or 612-540-2084.

HEALTH PROCEDURES + PREVENTION

Reminder: To stop the spread of illnesses and keep everyone healthy at Hope Academy, we ask that you use good preventative practices. (If your child is sick – please keep them home, wash your hands frequently, cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing, etc.) Click here for a letter from Russ Gregg addressing the prevention measures we will be taking against the coronavirus, flu, colds and other illnesses.