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On May 24, the Husky Pack will be hitting the street to make an impact on others through the love of the Lord and the labor of their hands. Our day will begin with an all school chapel at 8:40am.  Please join us in the gym for this time of celebration and prayer. 

Students will be dismissed to their IMPACT Project after chapel.  Here are the projects they will be engaged in this year:

  • Kindergarten – Crafting Cups of Cheer for friends of HCS
  • 1st Grade – Riddles & Songs with Resthaven Residents
  • 2nd Grade – Constructing Chemo Care Packages at Phil’s Friends
  • 3rd Grade – Hosting a Sole Hope shoe party for Uganda/Making contents for Phil’s Friends care packages
  • 4th Grade – Making Soup packets for the Beacon Light Food Pantry
  • 5th Grade – Spring Clean up at Ross Reformed Church
  • Junior High Projects:
    1. Humane Indiana
    2. ETC Thrift Store
    3. Bibles for Missions Thrift Store
    4. Hearts in Motion
    5. Highland Public Library
    6. Beacon Light/Old Fire House
    7. Bethshan
    8. Elim Christian Services
    9. Operation Christmas Child
    10. HCS Art Room

 

Parent Note – May 6, 2019

PARENT NOTE – May 6, 2019
“Run YOUR Race”
Hebrews 12:1

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Parents,
Thanks for your support with ILEARN testing last week!  With the exception of a few kids who were too sick to be here, we had great attendance.  The students were really engaged and appeared to be doing their best – and that’s wonderful.  Today, we started 3rd Grade and next week we have a few Social Studies and Science tests.  Once Continue reading Parent Note – May 6, 2019

Celebrating Mr. Payne

Please share a brief comment to be included in the Appreciation Papers that we will present to Mr. Payne at the Cake Reception on May 24th. This can be a statement of thanks, something you like or appreciate, or perhaps a memorable exchange that was shared. We know that this will mean alot to him!

HCS Annual Society Meeting – May 6, 2019

Highland Christian School is a parent-governed school.  Each year we host a Society Meeting on the first Monday evening in May.   At this meeting, the acting Board and Administrative Team provides report on the State of the School.  It is here that we review and approve the annual budget and nominate our School Board.

Voting privileges are given to individuals who are professing believers, active members in good standing of a local church in the Christian Reformed or Reformed denominational family and are active in their financial support of HCS.

Privilege of the floor is given to any vested member of our community who is a professing believer, an active member in good standing within their local church and wishes to invest themselves in our School.

Prior year minutes, board nominees and reports are published in the Annual Society Meeting Agenda.

Registration for Cookies & Canvas has been extended to Wednesday, 4/24

There’s one more day to register for COOKIES & CANVAS!!

  Come and paint a canvas picture!
Friday, May 10 (6-8pm)

We will be guided by an art instructor and all painting materials will be provided.  Cookies and drinks will be served.

Cookies and Canvas Registration Form

Complete this form and return it to the office with $20 to register your painter(s)! Cookies and Canvas is sponsored by Highland Christian's PTO and will take place on Friday, May 10 from 6-8pm in the HCS Gym
  • This event costs $20/person.
    Price: $20.00 Quantity:
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See you at CHIPOTLE (Tues, 4/16/19 4:00-8:00pm)

Make dinner a selfless act!
Join us for a fundraiser to support Highland Christian School.

Come in to the Chipotle at 10343 Indianapolis Blvd on Tuesday April 16th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier that you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to Highland Christian School.

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Introducing… Mr. Kyle Weener

Highland Christian School’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kyle Weener (pronounced “Wayner”) as the next Principal of Highland Christian School.  He will take up his duties on July 1, 2019.

Mr. Weener comes to Highland Christian School from Kalamazoo Christian School, Kalamazoo, MI where for the past 5 years, he has served as a fifth grade teacher.  In addition to teaching fifth grade, he serves as the Varsity tennis coach of KCS’s top state-ranked program.  He has also served on the salary study and finance committees, and the school improvement team.  As he anticipates the transition into administration at Highland Christian School, Mr. Weener is eager to meet the students, families, alumni and friends that make up our community.

“Christ-centered education rests at the heart of my passion, mission and calling as an educator and administrator.   An education that is centered around Christ has the power to change the hearts and lives of students, loved-ones, and the community which it is a part of.  God has called us each to different roles within His kingdom. Guiding our young people into their fullest purpose and potential is one of the highest callings we have. I have already seen that Highland Christian is an invaluable institution in helping students to discover the plans God has for their lives. I am absolutely elated to join this team as we continue the work of this great commission.

My joy of working with children, teachers and families is rooted in building strong relationships that extend beyond the bells of the day into a life-long partnership that focuses on proclaiming God’s truth in all that we do and say.  We are thankful that God has called us to be a part of the community at Highland Christian School, and we look forward to entering into all that God has for the years ahead.”

Mr. Weener is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana, and has earned a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.  He is currently working on his doctorate in educational leadership.

The Weener’s are active members at Centerpoint Church (RCA) in Kalamazoo where they serve in the nursery, and as leaders on the worship team and within their small group.

We look forward to continued strength and growth under Mr. Weener’s leadership and are excited to welcome him, his wife Abby and young son Ezra into our school community.

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