By Lucas Bandstra
Junior Ben Diehl’s grandparents attend his morning classes with him during Grandparent’s Day. Students from PCHS invited their grandparents to school for a day on April 25. Grandparents day began with chapel in the auditorium, where the students sat with their grandparents. After this, grandparents followed their grandchildren to the rest of their morning classes and finished the day with lunch.
Students are praying around pastor Ryan Faber in chapel on Pastor’s Day. On April 20 pastors from around the area were invited to chapel at PCHS with the students. During this special chapel, students and teachers prayed with the pastors and worshipped together. The pastors then attended classes in the morning with the students. To end the day, PC’s administrative team met with 13 pastors to discuss how schools and churches should handle mental illness issues.
Juniors Mara Juffer, Alexis De Vries, and Josie Te Grotenhuis (front), Samuel Brouwer, Alex Huisman, along with senior Caleb Roose (back) sing at Covenant Reformed Church on April 30. PCHS’s chamber choir sang at Covenant Reformed Church on Sunday, April 30. The choir also blessed Faith CRC and Second Reformed with their music on other Sundays in April.
Marching Band at TT
Mara Juffer, Bethany Wilson, Ryan Van Gilst, and Thomas Dykstra from the theatre troupe rode the float on Thursday afternoon. PC’s theatre troupe, drill team, cheer squad, girls soccer, international students, and girls track rode PCHS’s float during Tulip Time.
After receiving awards, the theatre troupe hosted a celebration during which officers reflected on the year on April 24. During the celebration, seniors were remembered for their acting careers, and Director Marlo Van Peursem handed out awards.