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  • Football Teams Receive Award

    Congratulations to the Haslett High School and Okemos High School football teams for receiving the 2019 Plant MI Green Community Landscape Beautification Award for their work on the Safety Gardens project! The award, presented by the Michigan Nursery and Lanscape Association, recognizes projects that enhance the visual image of neighborhoods and promote community spirit. Read more...

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  • Students Study Earth Spheres

    The Haslett High School Earth Science students are studying Earth Spheres, such as biosphere, atmosphere, geosphere, and hydrosphere. The students visited a location near the high school and observed the interactions of these spheres. The students enjoyed the opportunity to apply what they are learning in the classroom to a real world setting.

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  • Stadium Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    A ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the renovations at Jamie Gent Stadium was held Friday, September 6 prior to the Haslett vs. Lansing Sexton football game. Members of the Gent family were on hand to participate in the activities, and Haslett Board of Education president, Tammy Lemmer, performed the ceremonial cutting of the ribbon. Read more...

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  • Unified Flag Football

    The Haslett High School Unified Flag Football team hosted Waverly High School on Friday, September 6. The team enjoyed playing on the new field turf at the stadium, and a great time was had by all!

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  • Jamie Gent Stadium Open House

    An open house is planned for Jamie Gent Stadium on Tuesday, September 3 from 3:00-4:15 p.m. This event is open to the public and free of charge. Guests will be able to tour the renovated stadium facility and walk on the new turf field prior to the Haslett High School vs. Lansing Catholic soccer match.

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  • Opening Day

    The 2019-20 school year officially kicked-off on Tuesday, August 20 with an all-staff opening day event at the Haslett High School Performing Arts Center. School Board President Tammy Lemmer to staff, and Superintendent Steve Cook gave an update about the bond projects in the district. The keynote speaker for the event was Trevor Muir, an author, storyteller, former high school teacher and current professor at Grand Valley State University. Read more...

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  • New Teacher Orientation

    Haslett Public Schools welcomed 13 new teachers to the district during an orientation session at the administration building on August 12. The new teachers, listed alphabetically, are: Cynthia Balthazar (HHS Chemistry), Katherine Blair (Wilkshire Social Worker), Ann Bloxom (Ralya 2nd Grade), Bridget Booth (HMS Science), Matthew Callaghan (HHS Choir Director), Ashleigh Curtis (HMS Special Education), Nicole Dixon (Wilkshire Speech Pathologist), Teri Langstaff (HHS English and Psychology), Phillip Lepper (HHS Counselor) Read more...

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  • Haslett Schools Ranked in Top 25

    Haslett Public Schools is ranked in the top 25 on the 2020 Best School Districts in Michigan list by Niche, a website that researches colleges, schools, neighborhoods and companies in the United States. According to the Niche website, the "ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education..."

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  • Board Members Tour Construction Sites

    The Haslett Board of Education toured the construction projects at Haslett High School following its regular meeting on Monday July 22, 2019. One of the stops included the new field turf at Jamie Gent Stadium. For your safety, please refrain from visiting Murphy, Ralya, the middle school and all athletic fields until work is completed at the end of the summer. For pictures of the construction projects, please visit the Bond and Sinking Fund website.

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  • Bond Construction Making Progress

    Construction projects are in full swing throughout the district. Parking lots are being replaced at Murphy Elementary, Ralya Elementary, and Haslett Middle School. A new field turf is being installed at Haslett High School's Jamie Gent Stadium. For your safety, please refrain from visiting these sites until all work is completed at the end of the summer. Visit the Bond and Sinking Fund website to view updated photos of all the construction projects.

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  • Ralya Students Write and Illustrate Books

    Fifth grade students from Mrs. Bennet's class at Ralya Elementary School wrote and illustrated picture books. After completing the books, the students walked to Wilkshire Early Childhood Cener to read them to the Kindergarten and 1st grade students.

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  • Murphy D.A.R.E. Graduation

    Congratulations to the 5th graders at Murphy Elementary School for graduating from the DARE program. Officer Chrissy Scaccia taught 10 lessons to the students on making good choices regarding drugs, alcohol and prescription medications. Read more...

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  • Murphy Students Visit Land Preserve

    Four classes of fifth graders from Murphy Elementary in Haslett gathered at the Davis Foster Land Preserve for a day of learning, exploring and helping the environment. “We’re hosting this event because we really believe in place-based education,” said Meridian Township’s Park Naturalist and Stewardship Coordinator Kelsey Dillon. Read entire article...

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  • Unified Track and Field

    Students and staff from Haslett High School traveled to Central Michigan University on May 30 for Special Olympics Unified Day. This was the first year unified track and field has been offered. Haslett students came home with bronze medals, as well as some unique wooden recognition 'medals' commemorating the 1st unified track and field competitors.

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  • Congratulations Class of 2019!

    The Haslett High School commencement ceremony took place on Sunday, June 2, at the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University. Good luck to all of the graduates as they take the next steps in life's journey! Congratulations to the Haslett High School Class of 2019!

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  • Fitness Day at Wilkshire

    Students at Wilkshire Early Childhood Center participated in Fitness Day at the school on Friday, May 31. A special visitor stopped by and joined in the fun - Michigan State University mascot, Sparty! What a great day!

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  • Summer Reading!

    Murphy 3rd grade students receive HR3 books before heading home for the summer. These books help to jump start a summer full of reading opportunities available in the Haslett Community at the Haslett Public Library, Schuler Books Summer Reading Club and many more. Read more...

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  • National Geographic Teacher Certification

    Congratulations to Haslett teachers Christina Noeker, Kristina Booms, Jessica Smith and Mike Casby for achieving National Geographic Educator Certification through the Haslett Blended Learning Program! The National Geographic Certification program "is a free professional development program that recognizes pre-K-12...educators committed to inspiring the next generation of explorers, conservationists, and changemakers." Read more...

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  • Support Our Troops Drive

    The Murphy Elementary School Student Council hosted its second annual Support Our Troops Item Drive in mid-May. The items collected are donated to Michigan Military Moms who send packages to men and women serving our country from the state of Michigan. Items collected included socks, shampoo, granola bars, mints, gum, and Michigan memorabilia to be sent around the world. Read more...

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  • Race For Ralya

    Ralya Elementary School held its annual "Race For Ralya" on Sunday, May 19. The race is a fundraiser for the school and featured over 350 participants. Runners could choose either a 5K race or a 1 mile fun run, and all participants received a "Race For Ralya" t-shirt!

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