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Parent Note – February 20, 2018

PARENT NOTE – February 20, 2018
“If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”
Matthew 5:41

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Dear Parents,
We often refer to HCS as a Professional Learning Community – a PLC. While this refers specifically to instructional and assessment practices, it also can be applied to us as adults.   Friday was a day of learning for us as we explored ways to help our students switch from Continue reading Parent Note – February 20, 2018

Parent Note – February 12, 2018

PARENT NOTE – February 12, 2018
“If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”
Matthew 5:41

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
I hope you all enjoyed the extra time with your children this weekend – or at least had some extra help with shoveling. The upcoming weekend will also be long due to Friday’s In-service for teachers and Presidents Day on Monday. At the In-service, teachers Continue reading Parent Note – February 12, 2018

Parent Note – February 5, 2018

PARENT NOTE – February 5, 2018
“If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”
Matthew 5:41

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Dear Parents,
We’re probably familiar with the phrase “dog days of summer.”  How about the “dog days of winter?”  If such a thing exists, it is the third quarter of the year.  These can be challenging days for students Continue reading Parent Note – February 5, 2018

Parent Note – January 29, 2018

PARENT NOTE – January 29, 2018
“If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”
Matthew 5:41

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
How do you do your work when you’re under stress?  While research shows that a certain amount of stress is necessary to get something accomplished, too much stress leads to diminished productivity.  Or to put it in school terms, too much stress negatively Continue reading Parent Note – January 29, 2018

Parent Note – January 22, 2018

PARENT NOTE – January 22, 2018
“If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”
Matthew 5:41

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
If you have followed the changes at Highland Christian over the last couple of years, you have seen us embrace technology to enhance student learning.  The 1:1 program of MacBooks for the Junior High and the classroom sets of IPads for K-5 have provided opportunities Continue reading Parent Note – January 22, 2018

Parent Note – January 16, 2018

PARENT NOTE – January 16, 2018
“If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”
Matthew 5:41

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Earlier this year we recognized Martin Luther as we celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.  It was stunning how many of the things he said in the early 16th century relate to our world!  This week, we turn to another Martin Luther – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and during morning announcements will be Continue reading Parent Note – January 16, 2018

Parent Note – December 18, 2017

PARENT NOTE – December 18, 2017
“If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”
Matthew 5:41

FROM THE HCS SCHOOL BOARD
As we approach Christmas and the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, the members of the Highland Christian School Board would like to wish you, your family, our faculty and staff and the HCS Community a blessed Christmas. Our prayer is that the Holy Spirit Continue reading Parent Note – December 18, 2017

Parent Note – December 11, 2017

PARENT NOTE – December 11, 2017
“If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”
Matthew 5:41

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Below you will read about our opportunity to give this Christmas Season – thank you Mrs. Huizenga and the Junior High Leadership Team for helping HCS students grow in understanding what it means to impact the world for Christ. Continue reading Parent Note – December 11, 2017

Parent Note – December 4, 2017

PARENT NOTE – December 4, 2017
“If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”
Matthew 5:41

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Dear Parents,
Even though Thanksgiving marks the “gateway” to the holiday season, we are enjoying three more full weeks of school till Christmas.  At conferences, I know everyone received information about IXL and the math help it offers students. Here’s the thing, at some point everyone needs help with math.  Your child may need it Continue reading Parent Note – December 4, 2017

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