District COVID-19 Response


  • Holland Public School will encourage EVERYONE who can to receive a COVID vaccination.
  • A face covering WILL BE REQUIRED for all staff/students/visitors when inside an HPS building and while riding an HPS bus/transportation regardless of vaccination status.
  • Meals will be eaten in classrooms OR in cafeterias with assigned seating.
  • Social distancing of 6-feet will be encouraged when possible.
  • Playground cohorting practices will continue this year.
  • Proper hand-washing and sanitizing will be encouraged by staff. 
  • Self-screening for symptoms will be required for anyone entering an HPS building. 
  • Anyone showing symptoms must 1) provide a negative COVID test, 2) receive an alternative diagnosis from a health care provider OR 3) isolate for ten days from the start of symptoms OR until the symptoms have been resolved, whichever is longer.  See the HD flowchart for more information.  
  • In the event of a student/staff positive test result, close contacts will be notified and asked to quarantine IF they are experiencing symptoms.
  • A quarantine will be ordered in the event of a COVID outbreak (defined as two or more associated cases in one setting).
  • Volunteers and visitors are encouraged to be vaccinated and will be required to follow district guidelines in HPS buildings.
  • Field trips will be limited until further notice.
  • Participants and fans will follow the requirements of MHSAA for Indoor Athletic events at HPS facilities (practices and competitions).


If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” please stay at home.

Do you have any ONE of these symptoms?:

  • Coughing
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Loss of Taste or Smell
  • Confusion or change in mental status
  • Persistent pain or pressure in your chest
  • Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or finger nail beds, depending on skin tone
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Do you have any TWO of these symptoms?:
  • Fever 100.4 or higher or feeling feverish
  • Chills
  • Rigors
  • Muscle aches
  • Sore throat
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Headache
  • Fatigue

Have you been diagnosed with COVID-19?

Have you had close contact (within 6’ for a cumulative of 15 minutes within the last 24 hours) with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 or a suspected case in the last 10 days?

Have you traveled anywhere that requires quarantine by the CDC?

To return to school you must receive a negative COVID test OR have improved symptoms and are fever-free for 24 hours. 

COVID Guidance from local, state, and federal public health leaders.


Again, this year, to accomodate for an alternative lunch schedule, HPS students will have a shorter school day. 

Holland Heights, West, Jefferson & HLA

  • FULL DAY: *8:30am-3:16pm
  • HALF DAY: *8:30am - 11:35am

*Holland Heights, West, Jefferson | Please do not arrive any earlier than 8:15am
*HLA | Please do not arrive any earlier than 8:25am

Holland Middle School

  • FULL DAY: 7:30am-2pm
  • HALF DAY: 7:30am - 10:35am

Holland High School

  • FULL DAY: 7:45am-2:25pm
  • HALF DAY: 7:45am - 10:50am

12.3.21 COVID Dashboard

A weekly snapshot of COVID positive cases and quarantines at Holland Public Schools.

Read more.

COVID-19 Send Home/Stay Home Scenarios

Scenraios: Who MUST stay home or will be sent home?

Read more.

Contact us with your questions at our COVID-19 Email Hotline: CovidQA@hollandpublicschools.org

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