The First Hope Newsletter, Week of 10/15

Parents, please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss:
October 13-16 : Homecoming Week
Friday, October 16 : Half Day- Early Dismissal at 12pm
Monday, October 19 : No School
Wednesday, October 21: Donuts for Dads 8-8:30am E1/E2
Tuesday, October 20 TFH Mom’s Fellowship 8:00am Faith Hall Cafe on the Rock
Monday-Thursday October 26-29 Quarter 1 Parent Conferences – Report Cards Issued then


A Message from Sarah Donovan, Principal of The Extended Educational Programs
At the end of everyday I reflect on who I have thanked today for serving our students within The Extended Educational Programs. It’s amazing how everyday I discover a faculty and staff member going above and beyond the call of duty to ensure a student receives the best educational experience possible. I encourage you to reach out to your student’s teacher and send them a note of thanks and love. It is appreciated more than words can say and truly fills their hearts.

Sarah Donovan


Our Transitions+ 6-12th Graders went to Pet Alliance of Orlando on Tuesday. At the shelter they learned the necessary daily activities that are required to sustain the animals: from feeding to cleaning, treating the flu and playing is just a small part of the things needed to get done to care for these pets.



Mr. Michael Siravo

Assistant Behavior Analyst
Mr. Siravo has been a blessing to The First Hope for 2 years. He oversees the student development in important areas like: compliance, social skills, and daily living. He has a strong passion to help those in need which he is able to fulfill everyday here at The First Hope. Michael’s undergraduate studies in Biblical Counseling gave him the skills to truly hear other’s struggles and is currently working on his Masters. Outside of work Michael enjoys camping, fishing, and outdoor adventures.
Mr. Siravo’s favorite Bible verse (Eph 4:29) “Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.”


I was so excited to see parents come out to TCS History Fair on Tuesday and see all the great and unique projects our students created. I can tell they put a lot of effort in each and everyone of them. This week is our TFA Homecoming week and I was so excited to see how a few of our students (Kenny and Koby) participated in making TCS float. They did an amazing job. It has been fun watching the kids get excited for the end of the week pizza party, parade, and then game. Go Royals!