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5th Annual LAUP Gala

You are cordially invited to LAUP's 5th Annual Gala on Friday, October 22nd at the Holland Civic Center!

What'sHappening at Holland Museum
2021 School Nurse 5K VIRTUAL Run/Walk

September 29- October 17
Packet Pick Up: Wednesday, September 29 at Holland West 

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Cultureworks | Fall Classes

Culturworks provides a nurturing environment where professional teaching artists and designers work with middle and high school students from all backgrounds to inspire curiosity, develop talent, and build 21st century skills.

HPS Podcast 3.3

It’s Homecoming week for students at Holland High School.. This week we're talking with Addison Higgins, a member of the Student Senate and one of the organizers of Homecoming events coming up on Friday, September 24.

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9.21.21 | ACEH Community News
HHS & HMS students rally around classmates' family.

Shields of Hope, OCSN, Sanai Assembly of God Church, and Holland students & coaches surprise classmates and their mom.

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Homecoming 2021
 

 

 

Mobile Food Pantry - September at HHS

OCSN (Ottawa Community Schools Network), in partnership with Feeding America West Michigan, will host a mobile food pantry at Holland High School at 4:00 pm.

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HPS Podcast 3.2

Taran McZee, HPS Director of Equity & Inclusion, talks about National Hispanic Heritage Month

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"Tiger" Teusink Memorial

Legendary Holland tennis coach Tiger Teusink died this week at 84.

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Period Project

The PERIOD PROJECT continues at Holland Public Schools.  The program that provides menstrual health products to students - FREE of charge.

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Back to School

Just one sleep left 'til the first day of school!  Here's what you need to know about getting back to school.

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School Day Start and Finish Times

School starts on Tuesday, August 24. Can't wait to see you then!

(Updated end times for HALF DAYS at Elementary Schools.)

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Principal Bus Tour | Tuesday, August 17

We're gassing up the buses! Our principals and school leaders will be out on Tuesday visiting several bus stops.

  • Stratford Way | 11:40-12noon
  • Lincoln Estates | 12:10-12:30pm
  • Meadowlanes | 12:40-1pm

We'll have prizes, a treat, and free books for all the kids who come to the the bus stop to say HI!

HPS to host Vaccine Clinics

Vaccine Clinics this week at HHS and HMS.
OCDPH will set up vaccination clinics during Open House on August 23 at each school building. 

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International Festival of Holland

Look for Holland Public Schools at the 2021 International Festival of Holland | Saturday, August 21, 11:30am-9pm

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Backpack Giveaway

Community Choice Credit Union to host Backpack Giveaway for HPS students on August 3, 4-7pm | 114 S. Waverly Rd

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HMS Greenhouse Harvest | Summer Hours

Free Veggies from the HMS Greenhouse.

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Pop-In Reading Events

UPDATED TIMES AND LOCATIONS FOR JULY AND AUGUST.

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Robotics Team | National Night Out

Members of Team 74 CHAOS will will be participating in the National Night Out at Kollen Park on Tuesday, August 3rd from 5:30-8pm.

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Summer Food Service

HPS Nutrition Service team will continue to provide nutritious meals for students this summer.  

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Summer Sports Camps

The HPS coaching staff and Athletic Department are excited to offer sports camps for our students again this summer!

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Meet & Greet Superintendent Keelean

Superintendent Keelean will hold office hours at the District Admin Building:

  • July 22, 8-9am  July 23, 8:30-9:30am  
  • August 16, 5:30-6:30pm

This is a drop-in opportunity for you to meet Mrs. Keelean. No appointment necessary.

OCSN | Here For You!

Your needs don't stop just because the school year is over! Luckily, your OCSN Community School Coordinators are working this summer and we are here to serve YOU!

Summer Parent Resources | Webinars & Live Conversations

Our Student Services team is proud to offer HPS Parents a series of webinars and conversations with our partners from the Michigan Alliance for Families:

 

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Superintendent Shanie J. Keelean | Letter of Introduction

I am so excited to be in Holland! As I settle in to my new office, I wanted to briefly introduce myself

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Cub Scout Pack 3044 is back!

Cub Scouting is fun for the whole family!

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HPS Summer Pop-In Reading Events

WATCH FOR AN ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT POP-IN READING EVENTS IN JULY!

Learn & practice reading skills all summer!

  • Free books & raffle prizes
  • Fun make & take activities
  • K-3 students & siblings
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Celebrating Juneteenth

Taran McZee, Director of Equity and Inclusion, has some historical background into this important holiday and an invitation for the entire HPS community to celebrate!

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HPS Board Members Host Townhall meeting with finalists for Superintendent

Members of the Holland School Board narrowed their search for the next Superintendent of Schools: 

  • Shanie Keelean, Associate Superintendent of School Leadership and Development, Waukegan Community Unit School District #60, Illinois
  • Michael Pascoe Ph.D., Assistant Superintendent of Instruction, Portage Public Schools, Michigan

These candidates will meet members of the community during a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, June 1, 6:30pm in the HPS Board Training Room.

A limited number of people can attend this meeting in-person; the board encourages you to attend via ZOOM.

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HPS Podcast 2.33 | The Water Is My Sky

A Holland native is set to release a documentary film about the world of competitive swimming - and Holland High School plays a prominent role in the film. This week we talk with filmmaker Brian Tremml about The Water Is My Sky.

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HPS Celebrates Pride Month

Holland Public Schools supports our LGBTQ community. #HPSPride

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Pandemic EBT

Important information for parents or guardians of student’s eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch.

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The Water Is My Sky

Holland High Alum, Brian Tremml has released a documentary film about the sport of swimming.  It features two Holland High Swimming legends: Coach Don Kimble and swimmer Taylor Garcia.

A Local public screening will be hosted at Bouw's Pool on Friday, June 4 at dusk.

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Tech Drop Off

Online Learner Chromebook and Hot-Spot drop off.

  • K-5 leaners | June 8, 8:00am-4:00pm, Longfellow School. 
  • 6-12 learners |  June 10, 1:00-4:00 pm, HHS Oval Drive
  • 6-12 learners | June 11, 9:00am-12:00pm, HHS Oval Drive
New Timeline for Superintendent Search

It is anticipated that a finalist will be determined on June 3.

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Ready for School

Ready for School will host a Kindergarten Readiness Camp July 5-31.  

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Summer Theater Classes
Summer Events at Herrick District Library