May 23 Home Communicator

May 23 Home Communicator – Your Heart…the Home for Christ Over the last month, I have been digging into John 14-16, which contains Jesus’ last words and instructions to His disciples. This also happens to be the passage that our theme verse for the year comes from. If you knew that you were going to die, wouldn’t …

May 16 Home Communicator

May 16 Home Communicator – Where has the year gone? It seems like only a couple weeks ago we were trying to get the buildings ready for the students in the fall and now here we are, three weeks away from the graduation of our 8th grade class! As I walk through the halls of both the …

May 9 Home Communicator

May 9 Home Communicator – Minecraft and Mission Hmm… what might these two words have to do with Hudsonville Christian School? Minecraft In a recent conversation with some Middle School students, the topic of Minecraft came up. You’ve likely heard of this creative video game, but if not, think of it as “digital Legos”. In Minecraft, there …

May 2 Home Communicator

May 2 Home Communicator – Commitment to The One The school year is rapidly coming to a close. The Walkathon is this week Friday; events like the 7th grade Stewardship unit; the 6th grade Justice unit; and 8th grade Faith Journey projects are just around the corner. The pace increases and life gets busier. This year’s school …

April 25 Home Communicator

April 25 Home Communicator – Just two years ago, we had our first meeting with a table full of HCS community members, seeking guidance and discussing the feasibility of purchasing and expanding into the soon-to-be-vacated Unity Christian school right next door. We had some big questions like: “Will people see how big of a need we have?”, …

April 18 Home Communicator

April 18 Home Communicator – I often get asked, “What really makes a Christian education special?” or “Is it really all that different at Hudsonville Christian?” My comment back is usually “Have you talked to any of our parents that send their children to our school?” Why do I say this? Because honestly, what our parents see, …

April 11 Home Communicator

April 11 Home Communicator – Science and Engineering Practices – Analogies of Faith Best practice in Science education involves using models to explain scientific phenomena. In fact, the Next Generation Science Standards make modeling one of the most important aspects of curriculum design for children, making analogies, one type of modeling, a powerful learning tool. At Hudsonville …