Holly Area Schools Board of Education

A strong educational foundation for the students of Holly Area Schools is the core of the District’s mission. The District goal to increase student achievement while maintaining financial stability and increasing pupil enrollment is challenging. The Board of Education members voluntarily serve the community in which they live by providing strategic leadership for the school district. The Board of Education is primarily responsible for the overall vision and direction of the district in fulfilling it’s mission of building a strong partnership with parents, the community and the Holly Area Schools to providing a safe, supportive and rigorous learning environment preparing every student to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.  The Board of Education voluntarily gives of their time to help facilitate communication between the community and school officials.

The Board of Education as elected public officials create, review, and approve all district policies to fulfill the District’s mission. The Board’s vision is to inspire learners to shape tomorrow's world.  The superintendent, in collaboration with the Board of Education, is responsible for administering the District policies established by the Board of Education. The Board of Education approves and adopts the District budget, staffing recommendations, and all financial and legal transactions.

There are many responsibilities of the Board of Education, with the their primary roles consisting of strategic planning, setting district policy, and hiring the superintendent.

The Board of Education is active in school events and visible throughout the community. Often the Board of Education is a conduit for communication between the public and school staff. The Board of Education acts as a group only in public meetings as each individual board member has no legal authority to act on behalf of the District.

Upcoming Meetings

Board Goals, Mission and Vision

Board Goals

Holly Area Schools Board of Education goals are to Increase Student Achievement, Achieve Financial Stability. and Increase Pupil Enrollment.

Mission Statement

In partnership with parents and community, Holly Area Schools provides a safe, supportive and rigorous learning environment preparing every student to meet challenges of today and tomorrow.

Vision Statement

Inspiring learners to shape tomorrow's world.

How to Get Your Topic on the Agenda

Individuals or groups who wish to place an item on the agenda should write or call the office of the Superintendent of Schools:

Dave Nuss
Holly Area School District
920 E. Baird Street
Holly, MI 48442
248-328-3147

To be included on a Monday night agenda, requests must reach the office by noon on the previous Wednesday. Requests should include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Organization represented
  • Purpose of the presentation
  • Any other pertinent background information

Board meetings begin at 7:00 and run until 8:30.  The prepared agenda generally proceeds as follows:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Additions and Deletions to the Agenda 
  3. Staff/Student Celebration
  4. Audience Participation
  5. Communications
  6. Report of the Board Members
  7. Report of the Superintendant
  8. Approval of the Consent Agenda
  9. Old Business Items on the Agenda
  10. New Business Items on the Agenda
  11. Issues List
  12. Adjournment

Meeting Schedule

Holly Area Schools

Board of Education Meeting Schedule for 2017-2018

Meetings take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room at the Karl Richter Center, 920 Baird Street, Holly, MI.  The entrance is located on the west side of building. 

Location subject to change.

Monday, July 10, 2017 Karl Richter Campus 
   
Monday, August 14, 2017 Karl Richter Campus
   
Monday, September 11, 2017 Karl Richter Campus 
   
Monday, October 9, 2017 Karl Richter Campus 
   
Monday, November 13, 2017 Karl Richter Campus
   
Monday, December 11, 2017 Karl Richter Campus
   
Monday, January 8, 2018 Karl Richter Campus
   
Monday, February 12, 2018 Karl Richter Campus
   
Monday, March 12, 2018 Karl Richter Campus 
   
Monday, April 16, 2018 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, April 30, 2018 Karl Richter Campus
   
Monday, May 14, 2018 Karl Richter Campus
   
Monday, June 11, 2018 Karl Richter Campus

 
 

Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan IV for Holly Area Schools was adopted by the Board of Education, August 10, 2015. The Strategic Plan is designed to layout a long-term road map to ensure quality experiences for Holly's students.  It is the intention of the Board to maintain the Strategic Plan as a flexible, living document to be revised and updated on a regular basis to meet currently unforeseen challenges. 

PDF DocumentStrategic Plan - 2015

 

Board Calendar

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