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  • 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 24 students! The donation was part of the Kiwanis Club's "Chromebooks for Students" program that provides free Chromebooks to students for homework and learning purposes. The Kiwanis Club provided the Chromebooks and the Foundation for Haslett Schools provided the cases. Read more...

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  • High School Students Collect Gifts

    Haslett High School Student Council members showoff just a few of the more than 90 gifts collected by 6th hour classes this year! Mrs. Vessell’s class had the most with 19 gifts collected. These gifts benefit families right here in Haslett!

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  • Students Receive Microsoft Certification

    Students enrolled in the Haslett High School IT Academy class acquired a total of 38 Microsoft certifications this semester. The students have obtained Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Word Expert certifications. Students also qualify for three college credits for each certification as part of the district's articulation agreements. Congratulations students!

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  • Teachers Receive National Board Certification

    Congratulations to Danijela Horn and Karen Amachree, teachers at Wilkshire Early Childhood Center, who received National Board Certification! "National Board Certification is the most respected professional certification available in K-12 Education. It is designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide." Danijela and Karen are to be commended for all of their hard work in attaining this certification. (nbpts.org)

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  • Financial Reality Fair

    Michigan State University Federal Credit Union employees conducted a Financial Reality Fair for Haslett High School students on Wednesday, December 4. The goal of the event was to teach students about budgeting and financing. To make the experience more realistic, each student was assigned a career and given a starting salary, as well as student loan debts for careers that required college degrees or specialized certifications. Students visited 13 booths representing different areas of life expenses to learn how each experience might impact them financially.

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  • Ralya Teacher Awarded $250!

    Congratulations to Mrs. Bennett, 5th grade teacher at Ralya Elementary School, who was awarded $250 from WLNS and "One Class at at Time." Mrs. Bennett was selected by Grubaugh Orthodontics and will be featured on WLNS. She plans to use the money to purchase a Mindfulness Program for her classroom. This program designed to give students a way to raise awareness of their emotional needs and the tools to get themselves ready-to-learn.

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  • HMS Builders Club

    The Haslett Middle School Builders Club has been working on a blanket making project. They learned the new skill of making these fleece, no sew blankets and will make a difference by donating them to children in need. They were supported in this project by the Kiwanis Club of Haslett-Okemos, middle school staff and the High School Key Club. The club has enjoyed building friendship and community, while working together on this project!

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  • Kids Connection Delivers Treats to Police

    Students in the Murphy Kids Connection after school program showed their generousity by dropping off a box of chocolate chip muffins and bottled water to the Meridian Township Police Department. The water bottles and the box of muffins were personally decorated by the Kids Connection students.

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  • Fire Department Visits Wilkshire

    Development Kindergarten students at Wilkshire Early Childhood Center received a visit from the Meridian Township fire department as part of their fire safety and community helpers unit. The firefighters gave the students an inside and outside tour of the fire engine, as well as, presented a fire safety program in the classroom. The goal was to teach the students about being safe if a fire occurs in their home and to help the students feel comfortable around firefighters.

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  • HHS Canned Food Drive

    Students in Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Dale, and Mrs. Vessell's classes are running the canned food drive at Haslett High School in partnership with the Haslett Community Church. The food drive supports local families in need during the holiday season by providing food for both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. Students are donating canned items, boxed foods, and frozen turkeys.

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  • Students Study Rock Formations

    Students in Earth Science classes at Haslett High School went on a field trip to Grand Ledge on October 25. They hiked at Fitzgerald Park and Oak Park to learn about rock outcrops and various types of formations, and gathered data to determine if there was a pattern to the fractures in the rocks. This field experience aligned well with the first semester geology focus of Earth Science.

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  • Ralya Students Visit MSU Gardens

    Over the past several weeks, fourth grade students from Ralya visited the MSU children's gardens to learn about plant structures. Students were able to grow their own lettuce and use the scientific method to collect data to help determine the best lettuce for consumption. The students also spent time learning about pollinators, photosynthesis, plant adaptations and which structures help with reproduction.

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  • Stratford Festival Artists Visit HHS

    Artists from the Stratford Festival of Ontario, Canada, visited students in Mrs. Cull's English classes at Haslett High School. Students learned how to analyze and interpret Shakespeare's language using physical movement, music, and images, and had the opportunity to write 'rap' sonnets to the beat of iambic pentameter. Read more...

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  • Murphy Rocks!

    On Thursday, October 24, Murphy fifth graders performed “Rock and Roll Forever” for their families. Students sang and danced to songs from the 1950's and early 1960's. The musical was a celebration of how Rock and Roll began and featured songs from Elvis, Little Richard, The Beatles and the Beach Boys. The musical was packed with rock and roll history and fun facts, and featured an original theme song and five rock and roll hits.

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  • Regional Champs!

    Congratulations to the Haslett High School varsity boys cross country team for winning the CAAC Red Division Regional Championship! The event was held October 25 and 26 at Uncle John's Cider Mill in St. Johns. This is the second year in a row the Vikings have won the regional championship!

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  • Special Olympics Bowling

    On Monday, October 21, 2019, students from Haslett Middle School participated in Special Olympics Bowling at Royal Scot in Lansing. Students were joined by Haslett Middle School LINKS, families and teachers as they bowled two games. Students were given ribbon awards for their high scores and certificates for many spares and strikes! GO VIKINGS! Students from Haslett Middle School will participate in Special Olympics Unified Bowling on November 23, 2019 at Royal Scot.

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  • Pastries With Parents

    On October 8 and 9, Murphy Elementary School families were invited to “Pasties With Parents” where families could shop at the Scholastic Book Fair and then visit the Multi-purpose room to enjoy a donut with their children. Each day was a success as over 400 donuts were enjoyed. The Murphy PTO sponsored the event.

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  • Be Nice Program at Murphy

    On October 7, 2019 Murphy held a Monday Morning Meeting in the gym. Mrs. Poplar, school counselor and social worker, reintroduced the be.nice program. Be.nice teaches people to notice, invite, challenge, and empower themselves and others. How you treat someone can have a direct effect on how they think, act, and feel about themselves. Read more...

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  • Elementary School Book Fairs

    Murphy Elementary School is hosting its fall Scholastic Book Fair the week of October 7! There's SNOW much to read with this fall's arctic themed fair! Thank you to Miss Parr and Haslett High School's National Honor Society volunteers for helping to make this week a great event for literacy. Murphy, Ralya, and Wilkshire all host Scholastic Book Fairs this week through Thursday.

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  • HHS Homecoming 2019

    Due to weather, the Haslett High School Homecoming ceremony took place in the school gym. Homecoming King, Danny Ezzo (7th from right) and Homecoming Queen, Brenna Bailey (7th from the left) are pictured along with the rest of the class representatives on Court. Congratulations to the entire 2019 Homecoming Court!

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