March 24, 2022

Serve One Another

"You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love."

-Galatians 5:13

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 25- Sunday, April 3:


Tuesday, April 5:

Science Fair (2-3 pm in Gym)

Friday, April 8:

End of 3rd Quarter

Thursday, April 14th:

Parent/Teacher Conferences (This is a change)

Friday, April 15th:

HALF DAY (Pick up at 11:30 AM)

Friday, April 22nd:

Spring Concert (This is a change)


There is lots of information in this week's newsletter- please read through to the end!

Our Week in Pictures...



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Experience the Science Fair!

3rd through 6th Graders have been working on science projects to display on Tuesday, April 5th in the HLCS gym.

Parents are invited to take in all the experiments and discoveries! You will need to enter through the Office doors (side entry) and sign in as a visitor. The front doors will be locked.

Dorothy Gerber Strings Awards

The DGSP concluded their annual Practice Olympics and awarded students across the whole program based on their achievements. Five of our HLCS students were medalists, and 7th Grade Violinist Chase Mrozinski was the overall winner out of all DGSP students from all the schools, with 2030 points earned! The students received points for practice time, consistency, and they also had to perform a solo for their teacher.


Silver – Audrey Manthei

Bronze – Brielle Manthei

17th- Jenna Good

Intermediate/Junior Orchestra

Gold- Chase Mrozinski (GRAND CHAMPION!)

Suzuki Advanced

Bronze – Makenna Vandock

DGYO/High School

Silver – Claire Ledingham

10th- Addie Kolka

Great job, students!

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Claire Ledingham (3rd from left), and Chase Mrozinski (Far Right) are recognized!

Thank You to Our Missions Teams!

Wednesday, we sent off our local student teams for 2 days of Missions. We also had a team in Wolverine, a team in North Carolina, and a few HLCS students on a team in Jamaica with Harbor Light Community Chapel. They all return this weekend.

Our students are developing into strong servant-leaders with big hearts for Jesus and his kingdom!

Save your Oleson's and D&W Receipts!

Starting in the month of April, we will be doing a RECEIPT DRIVE to help Mrs. Kruger's class put on an amazing Mother's Day feast for the moms and grandmas of 5th and 6th grade students. If you shop at Oleson's or D&W, save them over break and bring them in when we return! There will be a box at the Welcome Desk and one at Mrs. Beckman's Desk. It doesn't cost you any extra, but it will help Mrs. Kruger out a lot!!

Make sure not to cut off the portion at the bottom that shows how many points your purchase earned.

Spring Testing

PSAT/SAT testing is right around the corner. Here's what that week will look like:

Wed, April 13th (8-11 am):

SAT for 11th Grade

PSAT for Grades 8-10

Thurs, April 14th (8-11 am)

ACT WorkKeys for 11th Grade only

If you have any questions, reach out to Mrs. Barnes!


Greetings Harbor Light Family!

I wish you all a safe and restful spring break! Looking ahead, I understand that time is going to evaporate when we return to school! I would like to send links for songs that will be performed at the Spring Concert in order that students may practice the songs over Spring Break and afterwards during opportune moments... like when driving to and from vacation, driving to and from school, during break times at home in the afternoon and evening, etc. This extra practice really helps with their confidence when the time to perform comes, and I appreciate your time and attention supporting your kids in this event!

Here are the YouTube links for Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 6:

Here is the YouTube link for Grades K & PreK:

Here is the YouTube link for Grades 1 & 2:


Maria Pierpont

You are Invited to an Easter Scavenger Hunt!

Hosted by Harbor Light Community Chapel.

Click here to sign up.

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Donations Appreciated for Brave Hearts Estate

One of the non-profits that we assisted during this Missions Week was Brave Hearts Estates, managed by a couple who has been involved with Harbor Light Community Chapel for many years. Because of covid, the amount of donations they usually receive was drastically reduced. Here are some things that are on their wish list, in case you are able to make a donation. Please call Brave Hearts Estate at (231) 539-7111 to arrange a drop-off.

  • New king and queen sheets/blankets
  • Pillow protectors
  • Broom and dust pan
  • Swiffer wet mop & refills
  • Paper products (plates, napkins, towels)
  • Freezer bags
  • Laundry detergent & fabric softener
  • Pantry items (please check dates)
  • 3 umbrellas for picnic tables
  • Large deep fryer
  • 4 solar post lights
  • iPad
  • Window shades
  • Matching leather furniture for living rooms
  • 14 night stands (24 inches high)
  • 14 table lamps
  • 3 garage doors and openers
  • Storm door
  • Exterior door (36" wide)
  • Granite kitchen counter tops