February 12 Home Communicator

February 12 Home Communicator – When people ask how Hudsonville Christian is distinctly living out its mission of “Challenging minds and lives for Christ”, there are so many examples that pop into my head.  Take a peek with me at just one way we strive to live out this mission. One of the responsibilities of my job …

February 5 Home Communicator

February 5 Home Communicator – Relationship Status It’s February! A month that is often filled with talk of Valentines, candy, flowers, love, and relationships – all of which can be great things. As I was looking at the selection of Valentine’s Day cards at the store, I was struck by the enormous number of card selections! Obviously, …

January 29 Home Communicator

January 29 Home Communicator– You may think being halfway through the school year at Hudsonville Christian that we have moved on. But we haven’t. We are still in the same place we were when we started the school year. “Really,” you ask? “All the teaching, testing, nurturing, mentoring, and you are still in the same place …

January 22 Home Communicator

January 22 Home Communicator – Someone said to me the other day, “So are you catching your breath a bit as we move into a more quiet time of the year?”  I smiled and said that we really don’t have those “slow times” any more!  For teachers and students, it’s that time block of the year …

January 15 Home Communicator

January 15 Home Communicator – There are many learning experiences at school each and every day. Students collectively learning to clean salmon tanks and checking pH levels intermittently throughout the day. Students learning how to give their brains a break between subject areas. Classroom conversations about the ocean floor, engineering design process,  punctuation, etc.  Learning about growth through …

January 8 Home Communicator

January 8 Home Communicator – Principal’s Note: Epiphany – Jesus – Light of the World! “You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. …

December 18 Home Communicator

December 18 Home Communicator – We have all heard the familiar Christmas songs sung by numerous gifted singers.  We have heard choirs sing the Hallelujah Chorusin renditions that brought tears to our eyes. The truth, however, is that for many of us, listening to these songs can best be appreciated when they are sung by children.  The tune …