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  • Ralya students at MSU Children's Gardens

    Ralya Students Visit MSU Children's Gardens

    Fourth grade students at Ralya Elementary School traveled to MSU Children's Gardens this year to learn about various plant structures. Over the course of three trips, students engaged in the scientific process, learned about pollinators, dissected and examined plant structures using digital microscopes, extracted DNA from a strawberry, and explored various biomes in the greenhouses.

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  •  Two Ralya students look at artwork displayed in the hallway.

    "Art in Schools" Project Featured at Ralya Elementary

    Ralya Elementary School has artwork from "The Faces of Innocence" exhibit displayed in its hallways.  This is part of the Art in Schools project sponsored by the Besharat Arts Foundation.  The project features artwork of students from around the world "in the hope that daily contact with thought-provoking art will help children acquire a deeper level of understanding and empathy for our planet and its people." WILX News 10 featured the art exhibit at Ralya in its "Schools Rule" segment on Friday, November 4.  Click the headline above to watch the Schools Rule video

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  • Girls playing powder puff football

    Powder Puff Football

    Congratulations to the Class of 2023 on their victory at this year’s Powder Puff Flag Football Game! Both juniors and seniors exhibited extreme sportsmanship and athleticism. As a fundraising event sponsored by the Student Council, the juniors and seniors together raised $460, which will be split evenly between the Haslett Community Food Bank and the ‘You’ve Got This’ Project, which provides starter packs of items that assist Cancer patients with their therapy after care. Thank you to all of the parents, students, and staff that came out to support this endeavor.

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  • High school students on Ford Field

    High School Business Students Visit Ford Field

    Students in the Haslett High School Business Management and Personal Finance classes were given the opportunity to experience the behind the scenes working of the Detroit Lions NFL team. Students had presentations and networking opportunities with Detroit Lions Executives and were given a VIP tour of Ford Field. Students also received a ticket to a future game and had the opportunity to purchase additional tickets at a reduced price. 

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  • Dog and owner visiting with elementary students

    Buddy's Pals

    Buddy's Pals visits Murphy Elementary every Tuesday and Thursday. The students love when they get the chance to pet, read to and spend time with Maizy, Millie and their handler, Ms. Heidi. The dogs bring smiles to many every time they visit! Mrs. Hamilton's 2nd grade class enjoys visiting with Buddy's Pals in the Murphy library every Tuesday morning.

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  •  Students surround Mr. Hatch after he got slimed.

    Mr. Hatch Gets Slimed!

    The Murphy Fun Run fundraiser has been a tremendous success due to the generosity of our wonderful Murphy families!  As a result, Mr. Hatch has completed a series of "consequences" including the One Chip Challenge, riding a bike around school all day, and kissing a pig in each classroom while wearing a "Mustang" costume. This week's consequence was getting slimed by students!  The final consequence will take place on Friday, October 14, when every student at Murphy will throw a pie at Mr. Hatch and Mrs. Dusenbery.

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  •  Murphy students in gym for Constitution Day presentation.

    Constitution Week

    Fifth graders at Murphy Elementary School witnessed a presentation put on by members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) to commemorate Constitution Day in September. Students learned about the process of creating this document, the contents of it, as well as the significance of the Constitution. 

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  •  Students getting ready to start the Fun Run

    Murphy Fun Run!

    Students at Murphy Elementary School participated in the annual Murphy Fun Run on Friday, September 30. The event was organized by the Murphy PTO as a way to raise funds for the school. Students from all grades participated  and received pedometers as part of the event.  The PTO supports the school by providing funds to teachers for classroom supplies, field trips and more.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the Fun Run! (Click the headline to see more pictures.)

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  •  The presentation of the Homecoming Vikings at the Haslett football game.

    Haslett Homecoming 2022

    The Haslett High School Student Council organized another outstanding week of Homecoming festivities for the school and the community.  In addition to different dress themes each day at school, Student Council members organized the parade on Friday, September 30, and the presentation of the Homecoming Vikings for 2022 during halftime of the football game! Thank you to everyone who helped organize the events and congratulations to the Homecoming Vikings!

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  •  Map of Homecoming Parade Route

    Homecoming Parade

    The Haslett High School 2022 Homecoming Parade is scheduled for Friday, September 30, beginning at 5:30 p.m.  The parade route starts at Wilkshire Early Childhood Center and ends in the student parking lot at Haslett High School.  See the posted map for the entire parade route.  The Haslett vs. Fowlerville homecoming football game will follow at 7:00 p.m. at Jamie Gent Stadium.  Go Vikings!

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  •  The "Viking Vision" mural in the Haslett Middle School media center.

    Middle School Viking Vision

    Haslett Middle School students have been working on their "Viking Vision" to start off the 2022-23 school year. As a way to develop community and collaborate on the bigger picture, students in the Media Center have been adding individual pieces to the larger mural during these first few weeks in the library. The finished piece of art will be displayed in the HMS Media Center to show off our Viking Vision this year!

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  •  Pictures on bulletin board of students reading outdoors

    Reading In The Wild!

    In celebration of the beautiful summer weather, Murphy Elementary School is encouraging students to spend time reading outdoors. The staff is recognizing these students by posting pictures of them "Reading In the Wild!"  Parents are encouraged to send pictures of their students reading outdoors at a park, zoo, nature center, or any other “wild” place before summer ends on September 21. Celebrate summer before it's too late!

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  •  Haslett High School Cheer Team at Michigan Stadium

    Cheer Team at the Big House

    The Haslett High School Cheer team showed their support for the Viking football team at the Battle at the Big House on August 25 in Ann Arbor!  With a new coach and only one week to prepare, the Cheer team did an amazing job on the field at Michigan Stadium. Congratulations to the new cheerleaders for working hard and learning all the new moves in time for the game!  Go Vikings!

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  • Girls soccer team in front of soccer net.

    Soccer Regional Champions!

    Congratulations to the Haslett Varsity Girls Soccer team for winning a Regional Championship!  The team has enjoyed a successful season with a 17-1-1 record, winning the CAAC Gold Cup Championship and a District Championship!  The Vikings will compete against Bloomfield Hills Marian in a State Semifinal game on June 15, 6:00 p.m., at Tom Holzer field in Northville.  Go Vikings!

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  • Boys lacrosse team with regional championship trophy.

    Lacrosse Regional Champions!

    Congratulations to the Haslett-Williamston Varsity Boys Lacrosse team for winning a Regional Championship!  The team finished the regular season with a 16-1 record, winning the CAAC Championship as well.  Congratulations on an amazing season!

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  •  Haslett graduates toss caps.

    Haslett High School Graduation

    Congratulations to the Haslett High School Class of 2022!  The Haslett High School graduation ceremony was held on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University. Family and friends celebrated as 214 graduates received their high school diplomas.  A video of the ceremony is available on the Haslett Media Productions YouTube channel.  Good luck to the graduates of 2022!

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  • Wilkshire students posting with police officer.

    Wilkshire Parents Share Job Experiences

    First graders at Wilkshire Early Childhood Center have been studying Community Economics in Social Studies. As part of this unit, some first grade classrooms invited parents in to share information about their jobs with students. Parents enjoyed bringing in props, showing videos, and more while sharing with the first graders. Mrs. Freedberg's class welcomed an athletic trainer, biologist, software designer, police officer, pharmacy technician, probation officer, communications director from the MHSAA, and fitness studio owner. Click the headline to read more and see pictures of the presentations. 

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  • Fourth grade students dressed up as historical figures.

    4th Grade Activities

    Mrs. Moore's 4th grade class was very busy this week as the students performed in the 2022 4th Grade Wax Museum. Students researched famous historical figures and wrote reports about them. To present their reports, each student "became" the figure they researched and shared out to all who visited their exhibit. While the students were preparing for the wax museum, they were busy growing plants in the Murphy Greenhouse. They grew zinnias and sunflowers to be planted in the butterfly gardens around the school. Students also will be taking plants home. The monies for these items was funded by the Murphy PTO.

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  • 5th graders in front of Wharton Center.

    5th Graders Visit Lansing Symphony

    Ralya and Murphy 5th graders took a field trip to the Wharton Center to hear the Lansing Symphony Orchestra perform "The Orchestra Swings". Students were able to study swing and learn a few tunes to sing along with during the performance in their music classes prior to attending. The Lansing Symphony, along with many other symphonies nationwide, takes part in Carnegie Hall's "Link Up" program. This program links curriculum and orchestral performance experiences to elementary school students each year. We look forward to taking part in "The Orchestra Sings" concert next year! Click headline to see more pictures.

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  • Teachers showing off food donations.

    Murphy Helps Ronald McDonald House

    The Murphy Elementary School Student Council sponsored a Donation Drive to help support the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan. This wonderful organization supports families who have loved ones staying long-term in the hospital, and provides shelter, food and comfort for families in their time of need. Students and staff felt a calling to help support their local community and the Murphy families delivered, donating over 200 items!  Murphy teachers Christina Feeney and Kelli Ford delivered the donations to the Ronald McDonald House on behalf of the Student Council and Murphy Elementary.

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