December 3 Home Communicator

December 3 Home Communicator -The past two weeks have not been easy for the staff at Hudsonville Christian. We are mourning a leader and a friend. Our sadness and grief have been met, though, with an amazing outpouring of love and encouragement from the Hudsonville Christian community. When I asked the staff from the elementary and …

November 26 Home Communicator

November 26 Home Communicator – When Dan Pott interviewed me for the position in Mission Advancement, the first questions he asked were, “Do you have a heart for the Mission?”  and “Are you really really good at thanking people?”  The role of Mission Advancement at HCS to Dan was not about Development and Dollars, but …

November 19 Home Communicator

November 19 Home Communicator  It is with deep sorrow that we say goodbye to our beloved leader, mentor, and friend, Dan Pott. As one staff member put it, “Dan was the best of the best. We will miss him like crazy.” Dan loved his God, his family, and his school community with his whole being. He …

November 12 Home Communicator

November 12 Home Communicator – This year we have focused on many different facets of our theme “Be the Change”.  One idea that has stuck with me is that we cannot be the change alone. In isolation we can change nothing, but with the help of our Lord and Savior and through the support of our Christian community, …

November 5 Home Communicator

November 5 Home Communicator – Principal’s Note:  Spiritual Emphasis Week in the Middle School Nurturing the faith of our students is something the HCS staff does intentionally and weaves into all the lessons and interactions with our students. This is a responsibility we take seriously and are humbled and blessed to do so. This week at the …

October 29 Home Communicator

October 29 Home Communicator – Last week, students had a couple of days off so our teaching staff could attend the Christian Educators Association Convention in South Bend, Indiana. During this annual conference, Christian educators from Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan have the opportunity to attend sessions that range from helping kids who have been affected …

October 22 Home Communicator

October 22 Home Communicator – Over the last couple of years, our staff has been putting a lot of work into developing educational practices that serve the goals of specific and informative instruction. This allows all students, staff, and parents to be better informed and involved in the education each student receives at HCS.  One of the …

October 15 Home Communicator

October 15 Home Communicator – Principal’s Note – “Be The Change” – Part 2 I cannot believe that it is already the month of October! Routines are in place and the days are starting to go by quickly. Let’s continue to think about this year’s school theme – Be The Change. “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, …

October 8 Home Communicator

October 8 Home Communicator – faithfulness [ˈfāTHfəlnəs] NOUN 1.     the quality of being faithful; fidelity. synonyms: loyalty, devotion, dedication, commitment, dependability, reliability, steadfastness God has been teaching me a lot about faithfulness lately–what it means to be dedicated, committed, and steadfast in the Kingdom work that’s being done for His glory and how faithfulness is a …