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. Forest Hills offers the following sports programs:
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 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.
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 accumulates with a playoff tournament for those teams that qualify.
Basketball is offered at three different age levels; 3rd &4th grade, 5th & 6th grade, and 7th & 8th grade. The fifth and sixth grade basketball season for girls and boys takes place in November and December. Third and fourth graders play basketball with a short season of practices and games in the spring. The number of teams that we offer depends on the interest that year.
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 (LEST) 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.
Track & Field
Seventh and eighth grade boys and girls can participate in track and field. The team competes in four-five 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.
Dance & Cheer
Forest Hills offers dance and cheer teams, depending on the interest of students. Both teams are for 5th-8th graders and culminate in the LEST Tournament. Cheer team supports the fall and winter sports teams by cheering at their games. Dance team performs once or twice at basketball games prior to LEST.
Forest Hills participates in sports as outlined in the ODE Safe Sports Indoor/Outdoor Full Contact Sports Opt-in Form found here.