HAVE AN AWESOME SUMMER!

That’s a wrap on Summer Session! Have a fantastic Summer Break and we will see you again in the fall!

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REGISTER FOR FALL YOUTH SOCCER!

Fall Youth Soccer registration is now open for K-7th grade! Click here to register. Teams fill up and coaches are needed so register now! Questions? Email Mrs. Timm at [email protected]

TEXT NOTIFICATIONS

To receive Hope Academy text notifications, opt-in by texting “Yes” to 67587. (We will also need to have that phone # on file that you are opting in from). Communication will also be emailed & added to the Hope Happenings every Friday!

HOPE ACADEMY 2022-23 CALENDAR

Click here to view next school year’s 2022-23 calendar! (A few things will look different for the 2022-23 school year due to MPS calendar changes and time needed to train our Hope teachers in “Teaching for Transformation” curriculum, an approach to faith-formation that we are very excited to bring to our students in the classrooms! Notice that we begin the year on August 25 with “Parent Kick-Off Night” for US and new families, on August 29 are “Meet the Teacher” appointments for LS families, and classes begin on Wednesday, August 31. Thanks!

 

YOU’RE MISSING IMPORTANT INFO…

…if you haven’t accessed your PowerSchool parent account! Click here for instructions and information. Need help or have questions? Email [email protected]. PowerSchool is where you go to check grades, attendance and assignment reminders. They also have a PowerSchool mobile app! (District code: GGXD).

TECHNOLOGY HELP

Want to submit a tech ticket? Have questions about Microsoft TEAMS or want to ensure your internet runs smoothly? Check out our Technology FAQ’s page! https://hopeschool.org/technology-faq/

Please remember that using the borrowed device is a privilege and not a right. You and your student are responsible for the borrowed device until you return it at the end of the year. Click here to read the Borrowed Device handbook. 

SIGN UP FOR SECURLY TODAY!

Ever wondered how to control what your child sees on the internet? Your Securly parent account has access to block specific webpages, view your child’s real-time activity, set internet time limits, pause the internet and get bullying or self-harm alerts.

1. Download the Free SecurlyHome App (or go to https://securly.com/parent-login)

2. Tap the “Login” button

3. Enter your school registered email: (Emailed to you from [email protected]).

4. Tap the “get instant access” button.

You can also set up a password if you prefer by clicking on the “Forgot Password” link.  Additional Information: Securly for Parents. Questions? Email [email protected]

PARENT DROP OFF & PICK UP

Gym entrance on E. 22nd Street
Morning Drop-Off: 9:45 – 9:55 am
Afternoon Pick-Up:
LS: Starts at 4:15 pm and US: 4:25 pm

Staggered arrivals:

– If you only have Kindergarten & 1st grade students: try to come at or before 4:15. 

– Other Lower School students usually come outside between 4:20-4:25. 

– If you have one or more Upper School students: Do not come before 4:25 (when the US is dismissed). Teachers will supervise your Lower School students outside until 4:30.  

Click read more for additional information!

End of Day pick-up:  

  • Wait along the street on Park Ave and E. 22nd Streets.  
  • If you use the east side of Park Ave, please come across the street to pick up your child. 
  • Teachers will deliver your student to you in your vehicle.  
  • For safety reasons, we will not release students to parents who are parked in the bike lane. Please do not double park in the bike lane. 
  • Do not park in the 22nd Street cul-de-sac. It makes it difficult for turn-arounds, and it is unsafe for children to walk across the cul-de-sac.  
  • If you are not there by 4:30, your student will be brought to the office to wait for you at the Chicago Ave (Main) door. 

Do not go to these places:  

  • Do not park in the 22nd Street cul-de-sac. It makes it difficult for turn-arounds, and it is unsafe for children to walk across the cul-de-sac.  
  • 22nd Street Allina parking lot (near the cul-de-sac) 
  • 24th Street parking lot (by Teen Challenge entrance) 
  • Peavey Park building circle (off Chicago Ave) 
  • Chicago Ave Parking lot/loading docks – this crosses the sidewalk where bus students are walking. 
  • Chicago Ave (until after 4:30, when the buses leave) 

 Call the office by 3:00pm to change your child’s arrangements (either from bus to pick up OR from pick up to bus)  612-540-2000

In the mornings, students dropped off before 9:30 will be sent to Before School Care Program (and charged). Parents may bring their children to the Gym entrance between 9:30-9:45, where they will be supervised until the doors open at 9:30. If they come to the main/front doors between 9:30-9:45, they will be sent to Before School Care Program (and will charged). If a Lower School student (not enrolled in after care) is not picked up by 4:45 pm they will be sent to after school care and billed $10 for every 15 minutes late.    

BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL CARE

Morning Program: 7:45 – 9:45 am

Afternoon Program: 4:15 – 5:30 pm

Both morning & afternoon programs are offered Monday through Friday (on school days) for K-5th graders. This is a relaxed time of social interaction and play for students K-5. For daily & monthly rates, and to register go to https://hopeschool.org/before-after-school-care/.