UPPER SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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HOUSE TOURNAMENT THURSDAY

This Thursday, March 28th, there will be an athletic house tournament. Plus a student vs. staff basketball game! Good luck!

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TUITION CONFERENCES APRIL 23-25

Parents whose last name begins with the letters A – H come Mon, April 23rd, I – Q come Tue, April 24th and R – Z come on Wed, April 25th. Conferences are from 3-7:30pm. If you can’t make your designate day you can come to one of the other two days. Please bring your 1040 tax return to the conference (or pay stubs if you don’t have one). Please also read over the Parent Covenant document before coming. Come early to enter our $50 off tuition raffle!

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SECTION BASKETBALL FINALS

Congratulations to our guys basketball team who took 2nd place in the Sectional Tournament and were only one win away from going to State. We had a huge crowd for the game! Congratulations to both the guys and the ladies for excellent seasons.

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Spring Break Starts on Friday

Hope Academy’s Spring Break starts on Friday, March 29th and continues through Sunday, April 6th.  Class will resume on Monday, April 7th.

Register for Driver’s Ed Classes at Hope

Driver’s Education classes at Hope Academy will be held Wednesdays (4:45-7:45 p.m.) and Saturdays (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) after Spring Break. A+ Driving School gives Hope Academy students a discount, and an even greater discount if your family receives free or reduced lunches. The cost includes both the class and behind-the-wheel training. You must be 14 or older to take the classes. Registration information coming soon.

BOOK FAIR RESULTS IN MORE GOOD BOOKS!

Thank you for your purchase of books at the Usborne Book Fair during Parent Teacher Conferences. This resulted in over $400 worth of books being donated to the Hope Library and classrooms. (Some of those books are in the photo above!)

PARENT PICK-UP REMINDER

After School Parent Pick-up is on Park Ave and 22nd Street, to the west of the school building. Please do not try to pick up your children in the bus lane. Thanks!

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.

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.