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Happy First Friday back from Spring Break!

OKAY are you ready for this….. ONLY 33 more school days left!!  Let’s get the countdown started!  : )

Now down to business….just an FYI that the Hudsonville Public Schools Elementary Art Show is taking place at the end of the month, so don’t forget.  It will be held at Park Elementary in the Community Room starting Monday, April 27 and going through Thursday, April 30.  Georgetown Elementary’s reception night is Wednesday, April 29 5:30-7:30p.

5th Grade Parents – Please be reminded that Baldwin Street Middle School will be holding its 6th Grade Parent/Student Orientation Night on Monday, May 4, from 7:00-8:30 p.m.  On this night parents and students will meet the administrators and counselors.  They will also learn about the academic, exploratory, prime time, and extended opportunity programs, and have ample time to ask questions.  The Orientation Night schedule is as follows:

7:00-7:45 – Overview of Middle School Program
7:45-8:00 – Q&A Session
8:00-8:30 – Opportunity to tour the building
If you have questions, please contact BMS at 669-7750.

**Please do not forget to view our calendar on the right hand side of the blog.  This will have our calendar of dates for important events through the rest of the year.

A very important date to put on your calendar…..The Spring Carnival will be held on Saturday, May 16 from 1p-4p.  Wristbands will be $7 and this will allow you to participate in all of the games and includes popcorn, snowcones, and cotton candy!!!  SWEET!!  : )

A reminder that you can still order Scrip but we are not selling “on‑hand” after school on Fridays anymore.  Contact Carrie Clark-Berry directly if you are  interested in purchasing anything “on‑hand” at

Jenison/Hudsonville Cancer Support Group is honored to be a part of this fine community!  We are so thankful to the many who support our neighbors with cancer and other life threatening illnesses.  In keeping with this tradition, our group supports families who are experiencing the shock of a recent diagnosis or the effects of on‑going treatments for cancer.  Children’s Support Members:  Jim and Jean Krzewski, Evan and Linda Iacoboni and Bruce and Sheri Malone.  Adult Support Members:  Sarah and Tim Huizen, Tari and John Koziatek and Shirley and Gary Kerkstra.  These families represent only a tiny fraction of those in our community who have experienced cancer in their immediate families.  We want to help!  If you are in need of support, please call 662‑ 0951.  Thank you!
Is your daughter going into 1st-8th grade next fall and interested in cheerleading?  Hudsonville Rocket Cheerleading will be having their sign‑up date on Saturday, May 16th.  Registration will be held at the Hudsonville High School Cafeteria from 9:00a.m- 12:00 p.m.  The cost of registration is $50 and includes an end of the year banquet and trophy.  An additional uniform cost applies for those that do not have one.  Used uniforms will be available for the 1st‑6th graders on a first‑come, first‑serve basis.  The season runs from mid‑August until late October.  The 1st‑6th grade girls will be cheering at the Hudsonville Youth Football games, and the 7th & 8th grade girls will be cheering at the Hudsonville Club Football games.  If you have questions about the program, please contact us.  E‑mail or call coach Britni at 616‑634‑9580 or coach Katy at 616‑826‑ 6148.  We look forward to seeing you at registration!

Please see the attached forms in regards to a couple of other events being offered.  One is Cartoon Creations offered to boys and girls in grades 2-6.  Contact Community Ed with questions at 669-7747 Ext. #3.  The other event is a Ladies Weekend with scrapbooking and a craft fundraiser.  This is being sponsored by the Hudsonville Cheer Program.  If you have any questions in regards to this event contact Amanda Cooper @ 896-1920 or

Have a great weekend and enjoy the spring like weather!!   : )
Mrs. Nurenberg

20 Play to Learn
21 Marco’s Pizza Night
22 5th Gr Parent Instrumental Mtg @BMS
23 5th Gr Parent Instrumental Mtg @ RSMS
24 T/TH Kindergarten
24 ECSE Field Trip to Meijer Gardens
27-30 Elementary Art Show @ Park Elementary Community Room 5:30-7:30p
29 Georgetown Reception @ the Art Show 5:30-7:30p
29 3rd Gr Field Trip to HHS Drama play
29 Marco’s Night
30 Young Author’s trip to Calvin College

1 M/W Kindergarten
1 Pink Day (Wear as much pink as possible!!)
4 Jet’s Pizza
4 Just Write 5th Gr and T/TH K
4 5th Gr Student/Parent Orientation @BMS
5 Just Write 4th Gr and K
6 Just Write 3rd Gr and M/W PK/K
6 4th Gr Field Trip to the Voyageur Canoe Trip
7 Just Write 1st Gr
7 Just Write Author Visit from Shirley Neitzel
7 ECSE Field Trip to Teusink’s Farm
7 5th Gr Camp Mtg for Parents/Chaperones 6-7:30p
8 Just Write 2nd Gr