UPPER SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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DONATIONS NEEDED

The nurse’s office is in need of girl’s leggings and old uniforms (most-needed is LS boys pants and LS girls jumpers). They will take used or new leggings (in good shape/no holes if used). They can also use NEW packs of size small underwear for both boys and girls.

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DO YOU HAVE A CHILD ENTERING KINDERGARTEN?

If the answer is YES, and you are interested in your child attending Hope Academy, please contact the Admissions Team by phone 651-540-2013 or email admisisons@hopeschool.org.

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RE-ENROLLMENT

The Deadline for Re-Enrollment is Thursday, January 31st.   Re-Enrollment has two steps 1) A Completed Student Re-Enrollment Intention Form 2) The Completed Payment of the non-refundable $75 deposit.  Payments can be made in cash, check, credit/debit card of ACH withdrawal.  If we do not receive the “Student Re-Enrollment Intention Form” and your $75 non-refundable deposit by the deadline, your spot(s) will become available to incoming students.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Admissions Team by phone 612-540-2013 or by email admissions@hopeschool.org. 

PARENT INVOLVEMENT DAY

Parent Involvement Day is this Saturday, January 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Make sure to come early to enter in our three raffles! (Timberwolves tickets, Hope Academy apparel and dinner with Mrs. Smith & Mr. Gillespie.)

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END OF SEMESTER 1

The end of the semester is fast approaching (Wednesday 1/23).  Please make sure you are all caught up on your coursework before the end of the semester.

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FINALS WEEK

Finals week started last Friday (1/18) and runs through the following Tuesday (1/22) and Wednesday (1/23). The High School will have an alternate schedule during that time.  The Middle School’s Schedule will be the same.

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SCRIPPS SPELLING BEE

Hope’s 2nd Annual School Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, January 30th at 3pm in the chapel.  There are three finalists from each grade level from 4th through 8th grade.  The winner for Hope Academy will be eligible to try out for the next level of the Scripps Spelling Bee in Minnesota.

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NO SCHOOL JAN 21, 24 & 25

There is no school Monday, Jan 21st (MLK Day), Thursday, Jan 24th (Professional Development Day) and Friday, Jan 25th (Record Keeping Day). Classes will still be held on Tuesday and Wednesday.

JANUARY LUNCH MENU

Click here to download the January 2019 lunch menu. Featuring lots of yummy dishes including chicken tacos, grilled cheese and tamales!

LATE PICK-UP FEES

This is a friendly reminder that late pick-up fees ($10 for every 15 minutes late) also apply to after-school ASC and to athletic practices/games. After School ASC ends at 5:30 p.m. Late fees start at 5:45. Please be a blessing to our staff by making sure you are picking up your child on time.

SNOW DAYS

Hope Academy closings due to bad weather will correspond to those of the Minneapolis Public School District.  Listen to WCCO 830-AM radio, watch WCCO Channel 4 TV, or check the wcco.com website for school closings due to snow or sever weather.  Check here for the school listings: SCHOOL CLOSINGS .

PLEASE NOTE: We are NOT “Hope Community Academy.” We are “Hope Academy – Minneapolis”

PARKING RESTRICTIONS

The next phase of our “Growing Hope” campaign includes the building of a new gym! In order to continue this work, the Parking Lot on 24th will be closed until further notice. Please plan to find alternative street parking if you visit the school. Remember, during every school day there is NO PARKING in front of the school between 9:00a – 10:00a and 3:00p – 5:00p.

JOB OPENINGS

Here is the link for our current open positions. There are several available. Feel free to take a look or share with your friends!

THE SHERIDAN STORY

Needing some extra help with food on the weekends?  Sign up for a free bag of food every week, which your child will bring home on Fridays. Request a form to participate in “The Sheridan Story” from the Reception Desk or the Main Office. Families can opt in or opt out at any time.

TEAM APP – HOPE SPORTS SCHEDULES

Hope Academy uses an app to post up-to-date schedules for all sports teams (K-12).  The app is called “Team App” and is available for download on Android or Apple devices (www.teamapp.com). After downloading the app, search for “Hope Academy Minneapolis” to view Hope team schedules.

MOM’S PRAYER, BREAKFAST & BIBLE STUDY

Come join other moms for a wonderful time of Christ-centered learning, growing and fellowship!
The topic this quarter: “Exploring the Book of Philippians”.
Wednesdays, beginning September 12th, 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Facilitated by Lynsey Worthington
Light breakfast and childcare included
Contact: Lynsey Worthington at 419-584-8077 or lynseyworthington@googlemail.com

BUSING REMINDERS

Buses are run by the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS). Call MPS at 612-668-2300 with late bus questions. Hope will send out a text if your child’s bus is running 30 minutes or more late.