Home Visits

Click here to schedule your HOME VISIT time slot! Home Visits are a time where teachers visit all of their students at home! It’s a short 30 minute non-academic visit intended to deepen your relationship. They will take place Wednesday, October 19 – Friday, October 21. All appointments will be in-person in your homes! Sign-ups will close on Monday, October 10th so make sure to schedule yours asap. If you have multiple children at Hope, schedule all your appointments at once! That way teachers can come to your home at the same time.


Our Upper School students got to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at their assembly on Wednesday! Some of our Latina moms made delicious tamales, empanadas, buñuelos, and chicharrónes for our students! ¡Qué delicioso! Students also learned about the history behind Hispanic Heritage Month. Make sure to ask them all about it!

October Lunch & Breakfast Menus

Click here to see October’s Breakfast & Lunch Menu’s. We’ve had great feedback on the new school lunches! Both students and staff like the new vendor!

Breakfast is FREE, Lunches are $3.30 unless you qualify for Free or Reduced meals. To pay online or view your lunch transactions: Set up your LunchTime account here!  (School’s Zip Code is 55404). Click “Make Cafeteria Deposit” to make a payment. Note: Credit Card Payments have a 2.3% + $1 per transaction. Questions? Contact Janette Takata, School Nutrition Director at 612-540-2010 or [email protected] Thanks!


Revive starts again on October 11! Revive is an after-school program that meets Tuesdays at Hope from 4:30–8:00 pm. We share a meal, play games, study God’s Word, and interact in small groups. All students in grades 6–9 are invited to attend! There is no cost! Revive exists to provide a safe context for youth to build healthy friendships and connect with godly mentors. Our ultimate goal is for youth to know Jesus and grow as His disciples. Find more info and register your child at Questions? Contact Frank Schmidt, Revive Director, at [email protected] or (715) 937–0064.

Work Prep Classes

Looking for work? Emerge Mothers Academy are offering Work Prep classes again! They can be either in-person or on zoom. Dates are October 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 12:30 – 2 pm. Discover your passions & skills, build a dynamic resume, sharpen your interview skills, confidently enter the workforce with job skills and eagerness. To register, email [email protected] and the address or zoom code will be emailed back to you.

Health Insurance Fair

Calvary Baptist Church is putting on a Health Insurance Fair! Get help signing up for MN health insurance and find out about the Minnesota Health Plan (a state-based health system that will cover all Minnesotans for all their medical needs). The fair is Thursday, October 13th from 2 – 6 pm at Calvary Baptist Church (2608 Blaisdell Ave, Minneapolis MN 55408). Click here to pre-register.

Every Tribe & Tongue Ideas!

We’re starting to work on our Upper School Christmas Production for the year “Every Tribe & Tongue”. Our goal is for it to be a multi-cultural celebration that represents our Hope Academy families! Click here to let us know your Christmas traditions and celebrations!

Picture Day

Picture Day is Monday, October 17th!

Jesús y las Mujeres: Latino Mom’s Bible Study

Comenzamos el 22 de septiembre de 10 a 12 horas todos los viernes y un sábado al mes. Son siete semanas y luego tendremos nuestro banquete de latinas en diciembre. Inscribase con Gloria Reyes enlace de padres latinos al 612-540-2039. Únase a la culturalista bíblica Kristi McLelland en esos caminos polvorientos mientras le transporta al mundo de Jesús, pisando los pasos de las mujeres que se encontraron cara a cara con el Dios vivo. A lo largo de 7 sesiones, examinará el clima histórico y cultural de la sociedad del primer siglo de Oriente Medio, no sólo para entender a Jesús más profundamente, sino para alimentar su adoración a Él hoy.



College Fair

On Thursday, October 6th all 11th and 12th grade students will be heading to the Convention Center to attend this year’s College Fair! The NACAC National College Fair is the perfect place to kick off your college search. Admission representatives from schools across the country will all be gathered in one place.