HOPE HAPPENINGS

ALL SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

HOPE ACADEMY – END OF THE YEAR PICNIC

The Hope Academy Family Picnic will be held on Sunday, June 11th at 4:00 p.m. at Peavey Park next to Hope Academy. Please bring something to share (Last name A-I = Salad, J-R = Dessert, S-Z = Chips).

We Need Your Help to Fill Our Kindergarten and 1st Grade Classes!

We are offering all current HA parents $100 for EACH Kindergarten or 1st grade student / family that is enrolled as a result of your referral! Here’s how it works:

  1. Stop by the school and pick-up an Admission Voucher.
  2. Give it to any family who may be interested in Hope Academy.
  3. If that family becomes enrolled, you will receive $100 cash AND that family will receive a $100 credit towards their tuition – it’s that simple!

APPLICATIONS 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

Applications for new students are now being accepted for next year.

EVERY student entering Hope Academy,  next year  must apply, including current families.

Visit: http://hopeschool.org/forms/ to apply for the 2017-2018 school year.

LOWER SCHOOL

5th Grade Moving Up Celebration

Parents of 5th graders are invited to join us for a the celebration in Lower School Chapel on Monday, May 22. Chapel is from 3:20-4:00, followed by refreshments in the courtyard. 

Art-A-Whirl Festival

Hope Academy student art will be on display during Art-A-Whirl, a large art festival in NE Minneapolis. Take time to visit the gallery at Elim Church during these hours: Friday, May 19 5pm-8pm or Saturday, May 20 10am-4pm.  There will also be free create-your-own art activities on Saturday from 11am-2pm (best time to come) in the Elim Gallery. Elim Church is located at 685 13th Ave. NE, across from Logan Park. 

Get more information about Art-A-Whirl at nemaa.org/art-a-whirl

Summer School Uniform

Summer Session T-Shirts will be distributed to students on June 1. Lower School students are invited to wear Summer Session uniforms on June 2, the last day of school. 

Summer Session Uniforms are:

Red Hope Academy T-Shirt (Lower School)

Blue Hope Academy T-Shirt (Upper School)

Khaki shorts (no shorter than end of fingertip length)

Athletic shoes (no sandals) with white socks

UPPER SCHOOL

Visit here for all Upper School Announcements:
www.hopeupperschool.org

UPCOMING EVENTS

MAY
1 = No School – Staff Development
6 = Jr./Sr. Formal
11 = Partner Day
12-13 = Drama Performance (US)
19-20 = Art A Whirl
19 = Senior Dinner, 6pm
29 = No School – Memorial Day
30-31 = Upper School Finals Week

JUNE
1 = Acorns to Oaks (K Grad), 3pm
1-2 = Upper School Finals Week
2 = 8th Grade Breakfast, 8am, Last Day of School
3 = High School Graduation, 6pm
5-9 = No School
11 = All School Summer Picnic, 4-7pm
12 = Summer Session Begins* 12-30 = Summer Session
20 = Admission Open House, 11am-12:30pm
*Reminder*: Summer Session K-8 th: Mandatory 9 th -11th: HopeWORKS Internships 10th -11th: ACT Prep Classes

REMINDERS

EMERGE MOTHERS ACADEMY

Hey single moms, need help finding work?

We’d love to help you look for a job and prepare for an interview.  On Friday afternoons, 2:00-4:00pm, in room 145 you can get help from Emerge Mothers Academy (emergetwincities.org). Contact Jennie to set up a time!  Jennie@emergetwincities.org

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

Women’s Bible Study meets every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. We are currently studying the book of Matthew. All women welcome!

Meets us in the Parent Resource Room. Breakfast and childcare provided. Contact Widdy Bird with questions: widdybird@gmail.com

BUSING

If you have questions about busing relating to, timing or the conduct of the busing staff. Please contact Minneapolis Public School Transportation Services at 612-688-2300. They suggest that you call  between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., for fastest service. You can also visit their website and fill out a satisfaction survey: http://transportation.mpls.k12.mn.us/customer_survey.

DO YOU RECEIVE TEXT ALERTS?

If you do not receive text alerts from our school please contact our main office to sign up today!

WE WANT & NEED YOUR BOX TOPS!

You can help Hope Academy earn money by clipping and saving your Box Tops For Education squares!

Each Box Top is worth 10 cents! Feel free to ask your relatives, neighbors, and friends to save Box Tops For Education for our school. Next, turn in the accumulated box tops at Hope Academy’s main office or library.

Feel free to check out the following link to see which products participate in the Box Tops For Education program:
http://www.boxtops4education.com/download/~/media/BTFE/CommunicationMaterials/Assets/Flyers/BTFEProducts_List_2017-01.pdf