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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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  • Football Team Visits Murphy

    On Friday, September 27, Coach Otlewski brought the Haslett Viking Football Team to Murphy for a pep rally. Murphy students participated with the players in "cheers" and Coach Otlewski introduced each player. The Murphy students loved meeting the Haslett Football team.

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  • Powder Puff Football

    The 2019 Haslett High School Powderpuff Football Game took place at Jamie Gent Stadium on September 24. Juniors and Seniors participated in the game which was organized by the HHS Student Council. This event was part of the homecoming week activities.

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  • International Dot Day

    The students at Wilkshire Early Childhood Center recently participated in International Dot Day during STEAM class. The day is inspired by Peter H. Reynold's book The Dot. In this story, the main character, Vashti, feels as though she is not good at art. Her teacher asks her to make something on her paper, and she makes a dot. She signs her work and finds it framed a few days later. It is then that she realizes she is an artist. Read more...

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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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