Memo 5.11.15

Memo 5.11.15


Today we are enjoying our annual picnic. We thank our local grillmaster, Mr. Nick Kooiker, for again lending us his skills. Keep in mind that this is in place of our hot lunch for the week.

Rev. Kuiper will lead us in chapel this week Wednesday at 11:30. All are welcome to join us.

This is our last full week of school. Next week will be exams. A schedule is posted. Please try to adhere to the exam schedule if at all possible when planning absences.

Seniors must return their laptops to Mr. Westra on Friday after school. This includes your charger and case. You will be charged for any missing item.

Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors: You will need to turn your laptop in to Mr. Westra next week as soon as you no longer need it for exam preparation. Your computer will get reimaged, important files must be saved in OneDrive. If your computer does not need repairs, Mr. Westra will try to return it before you leave on Wednesday. Those who need repairs should watch school’s website for times they may pick up their computers.

The Bezaleel Club and Robotics plan to sponsor the first ever Trinity tractor ride! Polish up your favorite tractor and be ready to join us on June 13; a rain date has been set for June 20. Tractor Ride Flyer

General Announcements: 

We express our thanks to all the moms and other supporters who so faithfully provided us with the delicious hot lunches throughout the school year.

Trinity Christian High’s Music department will present its Spring Program on Tuesday, May 12, beginning at 7:00 PM, at Trinity’s gymnasium. Both choirs, band and mass choir will perform various pieces. Prior to the concert, at 6:40 various students will perform pieces on piano, clarinet, and voice that they performed for State Solo and Ensemble Festival on April 18 at Central Lyon. A collection will be taken for Trinity’s Music Department.

The seniors had an enjoyable senior trip last Thursday and Friday to Minneapolis. The events were well-planned. Student conduct was exemplary.

Everyone is invited to Trinity’s fourth commencement exercises on Monday, May 18, 2015, at 7:00 PM. The event will be held in the school gymnasium. There are 11 graduates this year, and Rev. Griess will be our commencement speaker.

Anyone who wishes to receive announcements about athletic events can have their name added to the list by emailing Mr. Van Engen at This can be especially helpful if you have a son or daughter involved in summer sports when school is not in session and there is not the typical communication between that goes on during the school year. Any changes to the schedule that may occur due to weather or other factors is announced via this email group.

Trinity is in need of coaches in the following sports:  Cross Country, Junior Varsity Volleyball, Junior Boys Varsity Basketball.  Interested persons should contact Mr. Van Engen at or 712-449-8008 as soon as possible.

Miss Heynen is looking for tennis balls for the softball team. If you have any old tennis balls around that you would be willing to give to the softball team, please bring them to school! Thanks!

Trinity Christian High School is seeking applicants for the position of school janitor. Those interested can contact Marv Van Den Top (470-5703) or Mike Mantel (470-4582) for more information.

Kuyper, Bavinck, and Hoeksema were three of the most prominent men of the Reformed church world in the last 150 years. However, what were their views concerning the Christian school? Such will be included among the many interesting and timely topics in the History and Principles of Reformed Education class. The class is for teachers, but is open to parents, school board members, college students, and all who share a love for Christian instruction. The class will be held May 26-June 5 at Trinity Christian High School. Contact Jim Regnerus, 712-470-0424 or, with your questions or for registration information.