eNewsletter: February 8


February 8, 2019
February Virtue: Generosity
Catholic Schools Week Reschedule
Due to the snow days last week, several big events were cancelled. We have rescheduled some of them and here is the updated calendar of events:
  • Wednesday, February 20th – Vocations Talk with Fr. Schultz (Grades 4-8) at 1:30 PM in School Gym
  • Thursday, February 28th – Have Lunch with your Child in the lunchroom; 7thgrade will hold a bake sale
  • Thursday, March 28th – PE Basketball Clinics with Coach Farello and PVI High School Basketball team during PE class
  • Wednesday, April 10th – Special Laser Light Show Assembly
Middle School Science Fair Judges
Any parent who would be able and willing to help judge the Science Fair please contact Mrs. Meyerhofer at 703-433-6760 or jmeyerhofer@ourladyofhope.net.  Qualifications include: objectivity, a desire to help children learn, kindness, and free time on Thursday, February 21 between 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. We provide training and sandwiches.  A background in science, engineering, or computers is helpful.  Thank you!
Hot Lunch Orders for March
Orders for February hot lunches are due Wednesday, February 27thby 11:00 pm Please try to order your child’s lunches before the due date so if the order does not go through Mrs. Harmon has time to contact you to correct the problem.  Please sign into the school website to place your order or you may click on the link provided: https://ourladyofhopeschool.net/lunch-2018/

Mark Your Calendars – Family Talent Night

The Our Lady of Hope School Talent Show is “FAMILY-STYLE”. Acts may be performed by individuals/classmates or by families. This fabulous evening of entertainment will be held on Saturday, March 16th, 6:30pm in the school gym.  Permission forms, DUE February 13th, may be found on the school website.  Try-outs will take place next Friday during school.  Any questions, contact Mrs. VanBelleghem at cvanbelleghem@ourladyofhope.net.

Calendar Dates


  • Thursday, February 14th – Small Classroom Parties Grades K-5 for Valentine’s Day
  • Friday, February 15th – Family Talent Show Tryouts 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm in Music Room


  • Monday, February 18th – No School; President’s Day
  • Wednesday, February 20th – 1:30 PM Vocations Talk with Fr. Schultz (Grades 4-8)
  • Thursday, February 21st – Annual Middle School Science Fair 6:00 pm in School Gym
  • Wednesday, February 27th – Grade 5 International Day Fair 9:30 am in School Gym
  • Thursday, February 28th – Rescheduled Have Lunch with your Child Day
  • Friday, March 1st – Bingo Night 7:00 pm in Parish Hall
  • Tuesday, March 5th – Grade 8 Field Trip: Diocesan Vocations Mass with Bishop Burbidge
  • Wednesday, March 6th – Ash Wednesday – School Mass 8:30 am
  • Friday, March 8th – ½ Day; 11:45 am Dismissal; Extended Day until 3:00 pm; End of Trimester Two; Dress Rehearsal for Talent Show 12 pm – 3 pm

Posted on February 8, 2019

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