After School Sports Program
Forest Hills is a member of the Metro Christian Schools League, competing against schools in the western division of the league prior to the league championship series. Forest Hills teams also participate in the annual Lutheran Elementary School Tournament (LEST) at Concordia University in February.
Girls in fifth through eighth grade can play volleyball in the fall. There are two teams in volleyball. The 5th and 6th grade team plays scrimmages with other local Christian schools. The 7th and 8th grade team plays a competitive schedule through the Metro Christian League. The season cumulates with a playoff tournament for those teams that qualify.
Volleyball Camp 2016 • August 1-4 • Pacific University coaches • Hosted at Forest Hills
Forest Hills Lutheran Christian School fields two teams for soccer. Both are co-ed. The 4th and 5th grade team plays local scrimmages throughout the fall. The 6th through 8th grade team (junior high) plays a Metro Christian League schedule in the boys Division 2 grouping in the fall. The season ends with a championship playoff tournament for teams that qualify. After completing an outdoor season in the fall, the junior high team continues to play indoor soccer through the winter.
Girls in grades 5-8 have been invited to participate on a dance team. They learn and practice various routines in preparation for shows during basketball season and at LEST in February. They have captured high honors at the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Lutheran Elementary School Tournament.
Forest Hills fields 4 league teams for basketball: 5th and 6th grade boys and girls, and 7th and 8th grade boys and girls. The fifth and sixth grade basketball season for girls and boys takes place in November and December. They play an 8 game schedule with other 5th and 6th grade teams.
The seventh and eighth grade boys and girls teams’ season is in January and February. The season is highlighted by the Lutheran Elementary School Tournament (L.E.S.T.) where Lutheran schools from all over the West coast meet at Concordia University in Portland for various competitions including basketball. The team plays weekday games through the Metro Christian League Division 2. The season ends with a tournament pitting qualifying east and west side teams against each other to determine a Metro Christian League Division 2 champion.
Third and fourth graders are also given an opportunity to play basketball with a short season of practices and games following the upper grade seasons.
Seventh and eighth grade boys and girls can participate in track and field. The team competes in 4-5 regular meet per year. The final regular meet is a qualifying meet for the district meet. Those that qualify are able to compete against the best track athletes in the Metro Christian League.