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  • First Place in MLK Essay Contest

    Haslett Middle School eighth grader Lilly Meka earned first place in the annual MLK Holiday Commission Essay Contest. The theme of this year's contest was: "Be the change you wish to see in the world." She was recognized at the MLK Holiday Luncheon at the Lansing Center on January 21 - MLK Day. Read more...

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  • Middle School Students Visit Holocaust Center

    Haslett Middle School 7th grade students traveled to the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills on January 16 & 17. The students took guided tours through the facility and observed pictures, videos, newspapers, clothing, weapons and an assortment of other historical memorabilia that helped tell the story of this dark time in history. Read more...

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  • Haslett Unified Basketball Team Competes

    The Haslett High School Unified Basketball team participated in a competition at Hope Middle School in Holt on January 16. The Vikings played back-to-back games, the first against Mason High School and the second against Everett High School/Beekman. Read more...

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  • HHS Student Wins Essay Contest

    Congratulations to Haslett High School senior Chyna Bach for winning $250 in the Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) PAYBACK Challenge! Chyna was one of two students in Michigan announced as an Honorable Mention winner in the Payback Challenge essay contest. Read more...

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  • Wilkshire Art at Wharton Center

    Wharton Center held a reception for Wilkshire Early Childhood Center students and parents on Sunday, January 10. Students created Anastasia art projects that will be on display through January 20. Thank you to Wilkshire STEAM teacher, Mrs. Waugh, for coordinating the project. Read more...

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  • District 8 Solo & Ensemble

    The Haslett High School choirs & vocal soloists performed at the District 8 Solo & Ensemble on January 11 and 12. The students participated in 40 events for judges who provided constructive criticism to further their growth as musicians. Performances for 37 of the events qualified for competition at the state level. Read more...

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  • Interactive Sandbox visits Murphy!

    Students at Murphy Elementary School will learn about landforms and topography using an augmented reality (AR) sandbox in STEAM class. The sandbox was built by STEAM teacher Lisa Dawson and her husband Bill through their company, Spark 3. The AR sandbox uses a 3D camera, data projector and computer to create landforms, topographic maps, demonstrate water patterns and more. Read more...

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  • Students Learn About Engineering

    Kindergarten students at Wilkshire Early Childhoold Center are learning the Engineering Design Process in STEAM class. They used materials like Legos and Lincoln Logs to build barns to house farm animals. Read more...

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  • Ralya Teacher Receives $250 Classroom Grant!

    Congratulations to Ralya Elementary School second grade teacher, Suzie Zuke, for being selected as a "One Class at a Time" grant recipient! WLNS-TV and Grubaugh Orthodontics have partnered to show their commitment to education by offering this weekly $250 grant to a different classroom in Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties each month throughout the school year. Read more...

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  • Wilkshire Students Decorate Gingerbread Houses

    Haslett Superintendent, Steve Cook, visited Wilkshire Early Childhood Center and helped students during the annual Gingerbread House Decorating activity. The students frosted their houses and then decorated them with "lots" of candy. Read more...

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  • Ralya Students Visit Assisted Living Home

    Ralya Elementary 4th graders had the opportunity to decorate Christmas cookies and color snowflakes with the residents of Brookdale Assisted Living Home to spread some holiday cheer. Read more...

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  • HHS Student Council Collects 150 Gifts

    The Haslett High School Student Council Gift Giving 2018 campaign is complete! The Student Council collects gifts each year in partnership with Haslett Community Church. This year Haslett students collected 150 gifts for families right here in Haslett! Read more...

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  • Author Returns "Home" to Murphy

    Former Murphy Elementary School student, Cate Waters, returned to the school on December 17 to speak to the students and read to them the book she wrote. Cate, author of Dobson and the Birthday Surprise!, is an eighth grade student at Haslett Middle School. Read more...

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  • Ukuleles Coming to Ralya!

    The Ralya Elementary School music program was awarded an Arts Equipment and Supply Grant from Michigan Youth Arts and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs in December. The $1,200 grant was used to purchase 30 ukuleles, tuners, and extra strings. Read more...

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  • Haslett Students Receive Chromebooks

    Haslett Public Schools thanks the Haslett-Okemos Kiwanis Club and the Foundation for Haslett Schools for it's generous donation of Chromebooks to 51 students at Haslett High School and Haslett Middle School! The donation was part of the Kiwanis Club's "Chromebooks for Students" program that provides free Chromebooks to students for homework and learning purposes. Read more...

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  • Murphy Students Visit Wharton Center

    The entire 3rd Grade class at Murphy Elementary School attended Rosie Revere, the Engineer at the Wharton Center on December 7. The field trip to the play tied in nicely with the Growth Mindset & STEAM Curriculum taught in third grade. Read more...

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  • Haslett Included on AP Honor Roll

    Haslett Public Schools is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada and 13 districts in the State of Michigan being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. The AP District Honor Roll recognizes school districts committed to increasing access to AP for underrepresented students while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Read more...

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  • Teachers Receive National Board Certification

    Congratulations to Jody Leung and Becky Park who received their National Board Certification. ¨National Board Certification is the most respected professional certification available in K-12 Education. Read more...

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  • Builders Club Makes Fleece Blankets

    The Haslett Middle School Builders Club made fleece blankets to donate to the Sparrow Children’s Hospital. Members from the Haslett Kiwanis Club and Haslett High School Key Club helped with the project. Read more...

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  • Ralya Students Perform in Pajamas!

    The second grade students at Ralya Elementary School performed "Pajama Party" on Tuesday, December 4. The students wore their pajamas, sang songs with their favorite stuffed animal, and even checked out the "monster" under their bed! Congratulations on a wonderful performance! Read more...

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  • Student Technology Showcase

    Students from Haslett High School participated in the Student Technology Showcase at the Capitol on Wednesday, December 5. The students shared their experiences about taking online courses offered through Michigan Virtual as part of their daily high school schedule. Read more...

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  • HHS Student Council Collects Gifts for Needy

    The Haslett High School student council, led by advisor Diane Littleton, participated in the annual gift giving project in cooperation with Haslett Community Church. Students in 4th hour classes throughout the high school raised money to purchase gifts for those in need. Read more...

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  • HHS Hosts Court to Schools Program

    Haslett High School participated in the Court to Schools program on November 30. The program was initiated by the Judges of the 55th District Court. Juniors and Seniors had the opportunity to view the court sessions held in the Haslett High School Performing Arts Center. Read more...

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  • Wilkshire Students Create STEAM Projects

    Students in Mrs. Waugh's STEAM class at Wilkshire Early Childhood Center are studying gravity as part of their Force and Motion unit. Read more...

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  • High School Turkey & Food Drive

    For the tenth year in a row, Mrs. Porritt/Mrs. Dale's first hour class organized the Turkey and Food Drive at Haslett High School. The high school students, staff and community exceeded expectations again this year. Read more...

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  • Wilkshire Students Honor Military Veteran

    Mrs. Murton's Developmental Kindergarten class honored Mr. Roger Wolfin who served in the Army in Vietnam 50 years ago. He brought in pictures, showed the class his uniform and answered questions that the class had written down. Read more...

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  • Cardboard Showcase at Murphy

    The Murphy Elementary Cardboard Showcase transformed the Project Lab into a cardboard arcade on October 25. Students worked in STEAM class to plan, design, create and test cardboard creations with moving parts. Read more...

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  • HHS Students Learn About Rock Formations

    Haslett High School students in Mrs. Cox's Earth Science classes participated in a field trip to Grand Ledge to learn about the ledges and rock formations at Fitzgerald Park and Oak Park. Read more...

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  • Fall Sports Success!

    Serveral varsity teams at Haslett High School have achieved great success during this fall sports season. Below is a list of the championships earned by our Viking teams. Read more...

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  • MSU Business Scholars Visit HHS

    On Friday, October 5, senior Financial Markets Institute Scholars Niki Krear, Lewis Kordupel, Tim Sharky and Ethan Thomas visited with Haslett High School college-bound seniors interested in studying business. Read more...

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  • Ralya STEAM Cardboard Challenge

    Students at Ralya Elementary School participated in the Global Cardboard Challenge inspired by Caine's Arcade. Students worked in STEAM class to plan, design, create and test cardboard projects with moving parts. Read more...

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  • Athletic Boosters Receive Donation

    Bret and Allison Story, owners of the Mayfair Bar in Haslett, donated $7,000 to the Haslett Athletic Boosters at the Viking's home football game on Friday, September 28. The money was raised at the 23rd Annual Mayfair Golf Outing held on August 11. Read more...

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  • Homecoming 2018

    Congratulations to the Haslett High School Student Council for putting together another amazing Homecoming week! The events culminated on Friday, September 28 with the return of the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen. Read more...

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  • Haslett 3rd Graders Score Best in Area

    Haslett third-graders scored highest in the Lansing area on last spring's M-STEP assessment in English language arts. This is especially important because of a new reading law that will go into effect next school year requiring third-graders to be held back if they are a grade level or more behind in reading. Read more...

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  • League Champions!

    Congratulations to the Haslett High School varsity boys soccer team for winning the CAAC Red league championship! The Vikings defeated Lansing Eastern on Septermber 27 to capture the championship and were undefeated in league play!

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  • be nice. Kicks Off at Ralya

    Ralya kicked off the be nice. program this year with a school assembly featuring Ms. Tegreeny reading "One" by Kathryn Otoshi. Throughout the week, all Ralya Eagles, kids and adults, each made a flag to represent themselves to hang in the cafeteria. Read more...

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  • Bond and Sinking Fund Updates

    As we begin to move forward with the design and implementation of our recently passed Bond Issue, one of our district goals is to keep the community informed. We have updated our district website to include a page solely dedicated to providing updates on the progress of projects funded by the Bond Issue. Read more...

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  • Haslett Staff Kicks Off New School Year

    Haslett Public Schools kicked off the new school year with an all-staff opening day event on Tuesday, August 21. The event featured a keynote presentation by Mark Smith, Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning. Read more...

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  • New Safety "Buzzer" Systems In Place

    Haslett Public Schools has a goal to maintain a safe and secure environment for student learning as the safety of students, staff and visitors are a priority. This year, beginning on the first day of school in August, the only point of entry to our school buildings will be through the main entrances that will be monitored by video intercom systems. Read more...

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  • Thank You For Supporting Haslett Schools!

    Thank you to the residents of Haslett for approving the Haslett Public Schools bond proposal and sinking fund millage renewal on August 7! Read more...

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  • Congratulations Class of 2018!

    The Haslett High School commencement ceremony took place Sunday, June 3 at the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University. Read more...

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  • Senior Recognition

    The Haslett High School Class of 2018 was honored during the Senior Recognition program on May 24. Seniors were recognized for the scholarships and awards they received while attending Haslett High School. Read more...

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  • Online Summer School Courses

    Haslett Public Schools is offering Online Summer School for high school and middle school students. High school students can take online summer courses for enrichment, grade replacement or credit advancement to free up time during the regular school year or fulfill prerequisites in order to take AP classes sooner. Read more...

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  • Safety and Security Forum

    On May 2, Haslett Public Schools hosted a Safety and Security Forum in the Viking Room at Haslett High School. The forum was in response to the heightened national need to address safety and security in our schools. Read More...

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  • HMS Conservation Club

    Students from the Haslett Middle School Conservation Club attended the Meridian Farmer's Market on Saturday, May 12, to educate the community about water run-off. Over a dozen middle school students distributed brochures they designed about protecting our wetlands and watershed. Read More...

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  • Special Olympics Capitol Day

    The Haslett High School Unified Sports Basketball team was invited to attend Special Olympics Capitol Day. The students met with Lt. Governor Calley, Representative Sam Singh, and Senator Curtis Hertel. Read More...

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  • Salmon Release

    Students from Mrs. Pringle’s 8th grade class, Mr. Bubolz's 6th grade class and Mr. Batten's 5th grade class released salmon into the river as part of the Salmon in the Classroom project! Read More...

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  • Bike to School Day

    Haslett Middle School students and parents participated in Bike to School Day on May 9. The event was organized by the Safe Routes to School program as a way to build awareness for communities to be more walkable and bikeable. Read more...

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  • Ralya Students Present "Willy Wonka KIDS"

    The 5th graders from Ralya Elementary performed Roald Dahl’s sugary classic, Willy Wonka KIDS, on April 26th at the Haslett High School Performing Arts Center. Read more...

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  • Ralya Students in Special Olympics

    Athletes from Ralya Elementary School participated in Special Olympics Swimming on April 20, competing against other area schools. The events included Unified Partners. Read more...

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  • Murphy Students Experience Google Augmented Reality

    A Google associate visited Murphy Elementary School on Tuesday, February 20 to provide a Google Expeditions augmented reality (AR) learning experience to our students! Students used mobile devices on a selfie stick to observe 3D models and objects like hurricanes and planets. Read more...

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  • District Receives Dart Foundation Grant!

    The Dart Foundation awarded $124,865 to Haslett Public Schools to support the district's "Equipping Students with Future Ready Skills" initiative. The funds will be used to enhance 16 classrooms in the district with Chromebook carts for the purpose of increasing student engagement and achievement Read More...

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  • Kindergarten Roundup

    The Kindergarten Roundup parent meeting was held on Tuesday, April 17 at the Haslett High School Performng Arts Center. This is the first year Kindergarten Roundup has taken place at the high school. Read more...

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  • Student National Walkout Day

    On Wednesday, March 14 at 10:00 a.m. over 400 Haslett High School students participated in the Student National Walkout day. The Student Walkout was to remember the 17 victims in Parkland, Florida as well as support school safety. Read more...

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  • Unified Basketball Team Finishes Second!

    Congratulations to the Haslett High School Unified Basketball Team for taking second place at the State Tournament on February 24 at Western Michigan University! Read more...

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  • Author Visits Murphy

    Author and Illustrator Kenneth Kraegel visited Murphy Elementary on Monday, February 26 to kick off March is Reading Month. Mr. Kraegel is from Grand Rapids, Michigan and has published three picture books for children. Read more...

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  • Robotics Teams Earn Spots in Tournament

    The top 40 VEX Robotics Competition high school teams from the east side of Michigan will compete for a chance to go to States on February 10 at Monroe County Community College. Read more...

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  • Computer Programmer Visits STEAM Class

    Travis Nichols, programmer for Two Men and a Truck visited Ralya 5th grade STEAM students to share about his experience with coding, programming and more specifically game design. Read more...

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  • HHS Students Win MLK Essay Contest!

    Congratulations to Haslett High School seniors Kylie Dickman and Jackie Duckett for winning the Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Essay Contest! Read more...

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  • Kiwanis Club Funds Chromebooks for HHS Students

    The Haslett-Okemos Kiwanis Club distributed Chromebooks to 22 Haslett High School students on Tuesday, December 19, as part of their "Chromebooks for Kids" project. Read more...

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  • Elementary STEAM Program Receives Dart Foundation Grant

    This year, Haslett Elementary students will enjoy a variety of STEAM-related materials, thanks to a grant from the Dart Foundation. The mission of the Dart Foundation is to advance and encourage youth education, primarily in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read more...

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  • Haslett High School Ranks in Top 50 for SAT Scores

    Haslett High School ranked #34 in the State for high schools with the best SAT scores for 2017. Read more...

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  • Haslett Ranks in Top 10 for M-STEP Testing

    Haslett Public Schools ranked #9 in the State for school districts with the most students passing the M-STEP reading assessment last spring. Read more...

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  • Bond Survey Results

    Haslett Public Schools is considering the possibility of presenting a bond proposal to our stakeholders for the purpose of making facility improvements. A survey was distributed to community members in May to assist the district in its planning for a potential bond proposal. Read more...

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