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  •  Chess club students playing chess with Advisor, Mr. Cook

    Haslett Middle School Friday Chess Club

    Haslett Middle School students play chess every Friday after school in the media center. The club is popular with many students. Their advisor is Middle School math teacher, Brandon Cook, who is happy to teach students how to play chess. One day last month, the students had a visit from Gus, who is a Buddy's Pal, an educational comfort dog. 

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  •  Mrs. Freedberg and her classroom students.

    Wilkshire Toiletry Drive

    Mrs. Freedberg's first graders organized a toiletry drive for Punks with Lunch Lansing. Over the last two weeks, Wilkshire Wizards donated toiletry items to help people in need. After sorting and counting the items, Mrs. Freedberg's class found that they had collected 1,050 items! This will be so appreciated by many members of our community.  Thanks for your support, Wilkshire families!

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  •  The Haslett Unified Basketball Team

    Unified Basketball Season Underway

    The Unified Basketball season is underway and Haslett High School has two teams this year, Gold and Navy. Earlier this year, Haslett High School became a certified Unified Champions banner school. The school was also recognized as an ESPN Honor Roll Special Olympics Unified Champion School.

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  •  Haslett students and representative Alabsas Farhat at Michigan Capitol

    High School Students Visit Capitol

    Haslett High School students from Mrs. Lofton's and Ms. Omillian's classes visited the Capitol Building in Lansing. They learned about the history of the state capitol and the upkeep required for the building. The students met with House Representative, Rep. Alabsas Farhat, who invited them onto the House floor to experience what it is like to be in the Michigan House of Representatives. The students also sat in on the start of the Senate session and were included in the Senate roll call.

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  •  Photo of Jody Leung

    Ralya Teacher Renews National Board Certification

    Jody Leung, our MTSS coach at Ralya Elementary has successfully renewed her National Board’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC)! This process is based on best assessment practices to ensure that National Board Certified Teachers continue to grow professionally while maintaining a strong impact on student learning. Jody became a National Board Certified teacher in December 2018. Her current renewal will extend her certificate by five years until 2028. Congratulations to Jody for successfully completing this rigorous program! 

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  •  Dr. Jeff from Generation Genius

    Ralya 4th graders appear on Generation Genius!

    Mrs. Trufant, Ralya fourth-grade teacher, and her students recently had the opportunity to submit questions to Dr. Jeff at Generation Genius. He created a video of the students asking questions and his responses. Generation Genius is a K-8 teaching resource that brings school science standards to life through fun and educational videos paired with lesson plans, activities, quizzes, reading material, and more. Their videos are produced in partnership with the National Science Teaching Association and aligned to standards in all 50 states.

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  •  Wrapped gifts on classroom counter.

    Student Council Collects Gifts

    Haslett High School's Student Council partnered once again with the Haslett Community Church to help provide 140 gifts to 20 families right here in Haslett.   Students and staff in fifth hour classes collected money to purchase requested clothing items.  Top classes include:  Ms. Dykman, Mrs. Mann and Mrs. Keathley.  A special thanks to Mrs. Burns and her class for additional help with wrapping gifts.

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  •  Class Photo of Students in Mrs. Zuke's Class

    Putting the WE in Weekend Survival Kits

    Ralya Elementary students are working to spread a little holiday cheer this season. Students are creating kind notes and cards for Weekend Survival Kits. Weekend Survival Kits is a local non-profit serving over 2,500 food-insecure students in Ingham County. WSK provides food for weekend consumption when school meals are not available. If you'd like to learn more and/or donate, please visit www.weekendsurvivalkits.org. Notes of encouragement will be placed in WSK holiday distribution bags.

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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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