November 15 Home Communicator

November 15 Home Communicator – Mission… Quest… Thing… My daughter, Anna Spotts, loves the work of J.R.R. Tolkien. As she navigates a college semester in England this fall, she updates her family and friends with a blog entitled, Mission… Quest… Thing…, which is a famous line from the movie The Lord of the Rings. Underneath the title …

November 8 Home Communicator

November 8 Home Communicator – Principal’s Note – “God Glasses” Hudsonville Christian School strives to be excellent in all areas of education of our students. We are called by God to provide the best education for all of His children. While this is important in the area of academics, it is vital and eternally important in the …

November 1 Home Communicator

November 1 Home Communicator – OUR REFUGE In chapel this past Friday, the 5th grade leadership team blessed our HCS community by talking about how God’s Word is our light. The chapel was centered on Psalm 119:105 – “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path”. As believers, it is imperative that …

October 25 Home Communicator

October 25 Home Communicator – Dear Parents: If you have been around schools at all in September, you know it is a critical month to establish routines – particularly in the elementary and middle school grades. I don’t know if the phrase “Practice makes perfect” is completely accurate, but it makes a lot of sense. Another very …

October 18 Home Communicator

October 18 Home Communicator – Unplugged Unplugged. Occasionally, we hear this term spoken or see it written down. Unplugged can be taken literally, like unplug your electronic device. Unplugged can be interpreted figuratively, defining acoustic guitar players, such as Eric Clapton. Unplugged can describe schools of thought, encouraging kids to play outside. Unplugged. Unplugged has taken on …

October 11 Home Communicator

October 11 Home Communicator – Continuing to Serve and Celebrate “The One” This past Thursday and Friday the middle school students and staff had opportunities to serve and celebrate “The One’. All the middle school students had the privilege of working at the Feed My Starving Children mobile pack event sponsored by Hudsonville Reformed Church held …

October 4 Home Communicator

October 4 Home Communicator – SO MUCH TO CELEBRATE! Thursday evening, we had the privilege of opening our doors to the broader HCS community during our open house. What an incredible evening it was! It was so beautiful to see the generations represented, and many in attendance spent their elementary/middle school years at Hudsonville Christian, and their …

September 27 Home Communicator

September 27 Home Communicator – The other day after school I was involved in a meeting where we were talking about assessments and learning targets in our school. We had some really good discussions about having our teaching targets in mind while we are teaching our children. We went on to discuss how important it is to …

September 20 Home Communicator

September 20 Home Communicator – From “the one” to “The One”! The Spotts family was blessed with the opportunity to travel to England this summer.  Unknowingly, we had booked a trip on a “no children allowed” cruise line, evident from the first moments aboard the ship. The four members of our family were the four youngest passengers …

September 13 Home Communicator

September 13 Home Communicator   “The One” Welcome to the 2016/2017 school year! What a great start! God blessed us with a smooth, albeit warm, transition back into school! With the first two weeks completed, we look forward to developing a sense of routine. While I know God has promised to always be with us and …