HCS Weekly Memo

April 14th

2023-2024 Re-Enrollment

Re-enrollment forms went home with students prior to Spring Break. The School Board is asking that you submit these forms to the school office so that we can make plans for next year. It is $50 per student(s) to re-enroll and $100 family maximum. We will open our classes up to external families on May 1st.
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Nelson's Port-a-Pit Chicken

The seniors will be selling Nelsons' Chicken on Friday, April 21st, in front of Flagstaff Bank. Please see a senior to place your order, or you can order in the office before April 21st.

Orders can be picked up after school by the gym garage door at 3:15 p.m. Larger orders can be delivered at lunchtime if requested.

You can also go to Flagstaff Bank in Three Rivers in front of Meijer's to purchase chicken from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. We will not be able to deliver lunches to the school at lunchtime for the students. Thank you for supporting our seniors as they raise money for their senior trip.

Half Chicken - $9 each

Meal (chicken, potatoes & pop) - $13 each

Spring Sports athletic photos are Thursday, April 27th at 2 p.m.

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HCS ATHLETES - FREE Speed/Strength Training (any sport)

Looking to improve your athletic ability?

Bring your indoor/outdoor shoes on Thursday April 20th and Tuesday May 9th at 3:30 pm and be ready to work. (plan on an hour - 1.5 hours)

Speed and strength coach Bob Vezeau worked for 20 years as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach spending time at the University of Virginia and Western Michigan University. Learn what it takes to push yourself to the next level.

Open to all students between 7th and 12th grade. No cost.

Thank you to all who participated in the HCS Hoop Shoot! We appreciate you support of HCS Athletics. Please turn your money in to the school office as quickly as possible.

Early K 2023-2024

Early K sign ups are open for the 2023-2024 School Year. If you have a 4 year old (by Sept. 1st) and you are interested in Early K please contact the office. We will once again be offering a Monday / Tuesday session and a Thursday / Friday session. The enrollment fee is $250 for the year and must be paid to reserve your students spot.

Early K classroom visits are available on Wed., April 19th & 26th from 9 - 11 a.m. open house style.

Grandparent's Day

Grandparents' Day will be on Friday, April 28th, at 9:00 a.m. All grandparents are invited to join their grandchildren in the church sanctuary for a special program. Grandparents will then be able to share a snack in the gym with their grandchildren and enjoy visiting their classrooms. We will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. that day.

Spring Play - "Clue"

Spring Play-Our spring play this year will be "Clue". We will present the play on Friday and Saturday, May 12th & 13th at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be purchased at the door via check or cash. Adults - $10, Students (2 - 17 ages) - $7, Senior Citizens - $7

Parents of drama students, please ask your student to show you the letter that they received this week regarding final practices and details.

Spring Band Concert

Our spring band concert will be on Friday, May 5th, at 7:00 p.m. in the HGC Auditorium. This concert will feature all of our bands.

The dress code will be the same as it was for our Christmas program: Boys should wear dress slacks with a shirt and tie. Girls should wear a skirt or dress (dress code length) or dress slacks with a nice top.

Students should arrive at 6:30 p.m. and meet in Mrs. Jones' room to tune.


2023-2024 Yearbooks for Sale

Yearbooks for the 2022-2023 school year can be purchased in the office.

Beginning March 1st - June 1st all Yearbooks will be $50 each. NO ORDERS will be accepted after June 1st. Pre-order sales only this year.

If you are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Mrs. Muldoon as we have a few spots open.

ELEMENTARY STUDENTS - Please take your sleds home THIS WEEK or they will be donated.

Mom's Prayer Time

You are invited to join in on MOMS PRAYER TIME on Wednesday afternoons at 2:20 p.m. in the church! April Vlug & Becki Grandlinard will be leading this time. Feel free to come join them as you are able.

Lost and Found is overflowing! Please stop in the gym to see what you are missing.

10th Semi-Annual Honduras Trip

By the Father's mercy and grace, we are once again planning a missions trip to El Sembrador in Honduras. The group will be going August 8-17th.

Please contact Mrs. Sue Behrends if you, your family, or a friend would like to be a part of this step of faith. Families with children are welcome as well.

May the Lord make His face to shine upon you.

Sue Behrends - 269-651-8081

Spirit Wear

Spirit Wear

Spirit Wear is available for purchase online!

Raise Right App (Shop with Scrip)

The next TRIP order will be placed on May 1st & May 22nd please have your orders placed BEFORE noon. Please email Mrs. Rose if you will be placing an order. We have very limited TRIP cards available in the office, placing a specific order for your family’s needs would be best!

Scrip Gift Card Fundraising for Organizations • RaiseRight - TO SIGN UP INITIALLY!

You will need the CODE – ADD631BC185 to get signed up. Mrs. Rose will apply the percentage once a month towards your tuition. Feel free to have family and friends sign up under your student as well!

HCS Wish List

GYM Floor Project - The School Board will be starting a gym floor replacement fund. Our current floor is original to the HCS gym building and served us well for many years. It gets used for gym classes, athletic events, graduations ceremonies, Christmas Programs, indoor recess and much more! If you feel led to give, please send donations in to the HCS office.

Praise the Lord we received donations totaling $51,000 for the gym floor! We are making progress!

Important Calendar Events

4/19 - Kindergarten Round Up 9 a.m. / Early K Visit

4/20 - Mexico Chapel

4/21 - Nelson's Chicken Sale Fundraiser

4/22 - Jr / Sr Banquet at Black Rock at 5 pm / pictures at 3:30 pm at Celery Flats

4/23 - Mexico Presentation at HGC at 5 p.m.

4/26 - Early K Visit

4/27 - Spring Sports Athletic Photos at 2 p.m.

4/28 - Grandparent's Day 1/2 Day of School Dismiss at 11:30 a.m. (no pizza)

5/1 - No BUS all day

5/3 - 1st - 5th Grades Reading Field Trip

5/4 - Ben's Soft Pretzels for lunch pre-orders only

5/5 - Band Concert 7 pm in the HGC Auditorium

5/8-5/12 - Teacher Appreciation Week

5/11 - Kind & 1st Field Trip

5/12 - 4th Grade Lansing Field Trip

5/12 & 5/13 - "Clue" the HCS Spring Play

5/16 - M/T Session EK Last Day of School

5/17 - Early K Field Trip (both sessions)

5/17-5/21 - Senior Trip

5/19 - TH/F Session EK Last Day of School

- Kindergarten Graduation at 7 p.m. in the church

5/25 - Senior Chapel at 8:30 a.m.

- 6th - 12th Field Day (afternoon only)

5/26 - HCS Graduation Ceremony at 7 p.m.

5/29 - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

5/31 - 6/2 - High School Classes Exams (8:30 - 11:30 am daily)

5/31 - Elementary Field Day

6/1 - Elementary Awards Chapel at 8:30 a.m.

6/2 - Last Day of School (dismiss at 11:30 am)

Item to NOTE - The St. Joseph County ISD will be changing Spring Break beginning 2023-2024 to the last week of March.