Friday, October 25, 2019

Buster the Bus

Buster the Bus visited Hope School today to teach K-3 students how to be safe on the bus! 


Kindergarten, First and Second Grade Students 

Third Grade Students 

There's Buster the Bus! 

Flapjack 5K - SUPER FUN Fundraiser!

On Saturday, October 19th, we held our 2nd Annual Flapjack 5K Fun Run or Walk Fundraiser to help support our springtime Hope School Jogging Club.  Funds raised help purchase the Jogging Club shirts given to students who run 30 or more miles during the Jogging Club 6-week event.  The run was held at Sam Owen State Park and the yummy breakfast of Flapjacks - regular and Pumpkin pancakes ended the event at Hope School.  The rain came and families still ran!  

A little rain never stopped a Hope School Wildcat!!!! 

The Starting Line

We are so lucky to live in this incredibly beautiful area! 

That's a Kootenai Pirate running as a Wildcat!


Father and Son


Mother and Daughter (Fastest Girl Time)

Father and Daughter

Who is comin' around the bend?




A pair of walkers making a mad dash at the very end! 

Mother and Son


What a trooper- the last sprint for the last few yards! 


The winners are .... Fastest Time Boy, Fasted Time Girl, Fastest Adult Female, Fastest Adult Male
Special Picks: Father and Son, Mother with a stroller (baby boy)
The fastest KIDS! 



Monday, October 21, 2019

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Dear Hope School Families,
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New Wildcat Logo.... A BIG thanks to Michelle Van Stone

Hey folks.... our new Hope School Wildcat Logo is ready for purchase. 

A huge 'shout out' goes to Michelle Van Stone!   
She utilized her artistic talents and created our new Wildcat Logo.
  Check out how cool it is!  
Thank you Michelle for making all of us look like super cool cats!!!!



You can get the order form from Pam's Friday Bulletin or at the school's front office.  
Pictured below are just a few of the options.  The logo also comes in white. 







Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Dictionary Deliveries to Hope School 3rd Graders

Annually the Elks Lodge members provide personal dictionaries for every 3rd grader.  
Building a richer vocabulary for all our students is one of the things we are focusing on in every grade at Hope School.  These dictionaries will be very helpful to the 3rd Graders.   
Thank you very much!  





Monday, October 14, 2019

The CATwalk.....Walk AT school instead of Walk TO School

Hope Elementary students participate in Walk TO School day by Walking AT School.  
Since we are rural and don't have sidewalks coming up to our school, we believe it's just safer to celebrate walking at school.  
We call it the 'catwalk'.
See below for some students and staff who dressed as Twins/Triplets for the Catwalk. 

















Kindergarten Autumn Field Trip

Kindergarten Fall Field Trip 
Thursday, October 10, 2019

 A note from Mrs. Shelton, Kindergarten Teacher:  As we begin our study of the amazing seasons, we will be making deeper connections to harvest and farming. To enrich this learning, our class visited a local farm and orchard on Thursday, October 10th.  The farm was Mountain Cloud Farm (on Spring Creek Rd. in Clark Fork). After we explored the harvest on the farm, we loaded back on the bus and drove to a local apple orchard (on Lightning Creek Rd.) to eat our picnic lunch and pick apples. We then took a nature walk to explore how animals and plants are preparing for the next season.  Below are several pictures of the fantastic Fall season!  
Looks like a great day to be outside in the sunshine!  

Thank you Mrs. Shelton for connecting learning inside the classroom our big, beautiful world outside the classroom!!! 


















Halloween Parade Wildcat Style

Halloween...  is a super fun time for kids and families to show their creativity and interests.   Following are some adorable picture...