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Holly Area Schools K-12 Art Show and Empty Bowls Event will be Monday, April 15th from 5:30-7:00 pm at the Karl Richter Community Center. Explore the amazing artwork from our talented HAS students! You can also purchase a painted bowl for $5.00 or paint an unfinished bowl in your choice of colors for $10.00. The bowls have been sculpted by our student and teacher artists. All donors can enjoy the cereal buffet as well. Proceeds are donated to Holly's Blessings in a Backpack!
Holly Area Schools will be closed today, February 7, 2019 due to black ice and intermittent freezing rain beginning this morning. This was a difficult decision and we thank you for your understanding.
Holly Area Schools are allowing all high school contests and non-mandatory varsity only practices today after 2:00 p.m. The Varsity Wrestling team will be traveling to Fenton for the MHSAA Team District (with a bus departure of 3:00). The Freshman and JV Boys Basketball Teams will be traveling to Fenton/AGS Middle School for their games tonight (with a bus departure of 4:15). All MS, Freshman, and JV practices are not permitted via our inclement weather practice.
Learn about thousands of skilled trades job opportunities and apprenticeships at the Professional Trades and Apprenticeship Open House. This event has been postponed to a Future Date TBD because the forecasted temperatures and wind chills that will be well below 0.
I would like to wish all Holly Area Schools students, families and staff, and the entire Holly community a safe and joyous holiday season.
Superintendent Roper discusses our STEM curriculum in this Tri-County Times article.
The Holly Area School District needs to fill a vacant seat on their Board of Education. The term of this vacancy would run for two years from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020. To be an eligible candidate, you must reside and be a registered voter within the boundaries of the Holly Area School District. You must also be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age. The Board holds their regular monthly meetings on the second Monday of each month.
Our next Schools of Choice window will open on November 5th and will remain open until November 26th. Visit our Enrollment page to download the required forms.
The Learning Environments focus of our November bond proposal will include; Improving access to current technology and expanded wireless service, Providing new instructional devices for students and staff, Developing collaborative student-centered learning environments
The Building & Site Improvements focus of our November bond proposal will include; Improving building energy efficiency to extend their useful lives, Replacing failing heating and cooling systems, Replacing inefficient lighting and electrical systems, Replacing aged roofing, inefficient windows and worn interior finishes, Upgrading technology infrastructure, Improving parking lots and sidewalks, Improving elementary playgrounds
The Safety and Security focus of the November bond will include; Adding secure entrances at all school buildings, Providing new door hardware for classrooms, Adding video surveillance, Improving exterior lighting and upgrades to fire alarm systems, Addressing vehicular traffic challenges for pedestrian safety
Have you been wondering if this bond proposal will impact your taxes? The answer is that there is no expected tax rate increase to taxpayers. The Board of Education is asking the taxpayers of Holly Area Schools to maintain the current tax rate.
On November 6, 2018 our community will vote on a Holly Area Schools bond proposal. If approved by voters, this bond proposal would provide $38,150,000 for district-wide improvements, with no tax rate increase to taxpayers.
Thank you to everyone that came out to our Health and Enrollment Fair! And a special thank you to our volunteers and sponsors. Pictures from the event!