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GRCHS Morning Announcements Wednesday, March 29

School Business

Easter Egg Hunt! 🐣🐰

H&I StuCo members are hiding Easter Eggs around the school on Wednesday, March 29th. These eggs will be hidden throughout the main areas of GRCHS (NO CAW/Restrooms/Classrooms/Lockers) to be found by students. There are 62 regular size eggs worth 1 point each, 16 small eggs worth two points each, and one *golden egg worth 10 points. There is also a surprise item hidden in multiple places (you will know it when you see it). Five of these items are worth 10 points.

*this may or may not be a person to discover throughout the day on Wednesday 😊

Find eggs until the end of office hours on Wednesday. Points will be tallied and the winning grade will earn a treat. Egg points will be gathered in the front office and the winner announced Wednesday afternoon before the close of the school day. 

School Lunch 🥪

Weds: Dutch waffles, strawberries, whipped cream, sausage links, tator tots, juice

🇯🇲 On April 12, Chef Xav is returning, and this time, he will give us a flavor of Jamaica. Chef Xav immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica. He resides in Farmington Hills, Michigan where he has his own catering company and a Caribbean fusion food truck. Just like last time, Chef Xav is willing to meet with students after lunch and share more about Jamaican cuisine. If you miss him in April, we will see Chef again for a Dutch-Indonesian dish in May. 

Happy Birthday 🎂

Logan Campbell

Sophie Lee


Activities and Clubs

University Discovery Day

Join us for an upcoming college visit! This will include a campus tour, academic information, plus admissions information. Registrations are first come first serve.   

Apply to NHS!

Attention sophomores and juniors: You received an email to apply to the GRCHS chapter of National Honor Society for the 2023-24 school year. The application is a google form and it is due March 29, the day before spring break. NHS is a service-oriented club for juniors and seniors to volunteer at our school and in our community. You must have a 3.7 GPA to keep your membership. If you are a current member then you do not need to reapply. Email Mr. Zietse or Mrs. Polet with any questions.

Student Internships

Students interested in a semester-long internship next year, must apply using this internship application. Students also need to make sure they have requested the correct internship course with their counselors. This application is due March 29 and includes the following internships:

  • Classroom Internship (many different options!)
  • Community Internship
  • Tech Internship
  • Worship Internship 

Poetry Slam

On Monday, April 17, there will be a poetry slam held in the Garage at Focus Time as part of Fine Arts Week. If you’d like to read a poem you’ve written, sign up on this form. All poems must be G or PG-rated. See Ms. Zwart with questions.

Backpacking Trip

Mr. Van Harn is taking a group to Manistee April 15-16! There are limited spots so sign up soon! To reserve your spot, bring $40 to Mr. Van Harn at school or send payment via Venmo @kvanharn. Questions? Don't hesitate to ask! Gear available if you need to borrow!

Gospel Choir

Practice today (3/29) during lunch and Office Hours in the Choir Room. New singers are always welcome!

Banff Mountain Film Festival

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour consists of some of the best outdoor films of the year. The films range from high-adrenaline outdoor adventure stories (climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, etc.) to thoughtful studies of mountain cultures and environmental issues around the world. The tour is what would happen if X-Games teamed up with National Geographic. Come watch with us at Calvin on Thursday, April 13 at 7:00pm. Sign up with Mr. Van Harn. Tickets are $12. First five to sign up are free!

The Plaster Creek Stewards Green Team is hiring for Summer 2023

This is a great opportunity to learn more about watershed management, stream ecology, public health, and environmental justice issues--all while being paid and having fun. Session I runs from June 12 - June 29, Session II runs from July 5 - July 20. Green Team members will work with Calvin University student researchers and faculty three to five days per week for three weeks. High school students will be paid a stipend at the end of the program based on minimum wage and hours worked. For more information talk to Ms. Konyndyk or Mrs. Boven. Applications are due April 4. Apply here.

Job Board 💵

Looking for a summer job? Lots of local companies have posted openings on our job board in the counseling office. Come check it out!

Student Custodial Positions

Student worker (1-1.5 hours/day, Monday-Friday)  trash, recycling, sweeping, vacuuming. Applications are in the main office. Questions? See Mr. Pyper.

2023 Congressional Art Competition

All high school students in Michigan's 3rd District are encouraged to submit their art work, for a chance to be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel in Washington D.C.

Submissions are due April 17th to District office. To schedule art drop off or for more info, email

For rules and entry form scan here:



Nominate an individual or group of people for the Eagle Spotlight using this Google Form




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