Holly 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.
Board Goals, Mission and Vision
Holly Area Schools Board of Education goals are to Increase Student Achievement, Achieve Financial Stability. and Increase Pupil Enrollment.
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.
Inspiring learners to shape tomorrow's world.
- Respect individuals; No personal attacks
- Treat everyone as equal; Share information equally
- Be on time
- Hold one conversation at a time
- Come prepared
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:
Holly Area School District
920 E. Baird Street
Holly, MI 48442
To be included on a Monday night agenda, requests must reach the office by noon on the previous Wednesday. Requests should include:
- 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:
- Call to Order
- Additions and Deletions to the Agenda
- Staff/Student Celebration
- Audience Participation
- Report of the Board Members
- Report of the Superintendant
- Approval of the Consent Agenda
- Old Business Items on the Agenda
- New Business Items on the Agenda
- Issues List
Holly Area Schools
Board of Education Meeting Schedule for 2020
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, January 11, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, February 8, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, March 8, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, April 12, 2021 Karl Richter Campus - Virtual
Monday, May 10, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, June 14, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, July 12, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, August 9, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, September, 13, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, October 11, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, November 8, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
Monday, December 13, 2021 Karl Richter Campus
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.