Press Release History

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August 14, 2020
Broncho community honors former HAS Superintendent Kent Barnes

Barnes demonstrated Broncho Pride before, during and after school, mentored students and educators 

July 24, 2020
Return to Learn Plan

We know that it is important to keep our students and parents updated regarding the upcoming school year. We have continued to move forward in our planning for the start of the 2020 - 2021 school year at an extraordinary pace. In looking forward to August 31st, our district’s leadership team has been developing a comprehensive plan which prioritizes the health and safety of our students and employees.

We will continue to keep you informed every step of the way. It will be important for us to remain flexible and responsive to rapidly changing events. Because of the many layers and depth of this work, there are still details that need to be worked out. Our planning will continue in each area. All updates will continue to be posted on the Return to Learn page. A FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) document that will also be posted on the Return to Learn page.

June 26, 2020
Return to Learn Plan

The Holly Area Schools “Return to Learn” plan invests in the health and safety of our entire Broncho community, and gives our students the tools to succeed. Read more in this Tri-County Times article.

June 19, 2020
Holly community cheers on graduates

Holly High School Class of 2020 has first-of-its-kind graduation parade.  Read more in this Tri-County Times article.

June 17, 2020
Holly High School Honors Graduating Class of 2020 with Community Parade

Holly Community Honors Broncho Class of 2020 with First-of-its-Kind Graduation Parade.  Read more in this Lasco Press article.

May 29, 2020
Bronchos, first responders join forces against COVID-19

Our Broncho community has never been more united.. Read more in this Tri-County Times article.

May 4, 2020
Broncho Pride in the COVID-19 era

Broncho Pride has never been stronger. Our entire Broncho community is doing their part to keep us united during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more in this Tri-County Times article.

April 20, 2020
Holly's Walker heading to Southeast Missouri State

Read more in this Tri-County Times article

April 2, 2020
Holly Schools Serving Up Over 1,000 Meals a Day

Free meals program part of district’s dedication to serving Broncho community during COVID-19 pandemic. 
Read more in this Oakland County Times article.

April 1, 2020
Where to find a free meal in Oakland County during coronavirus shutdown

School districts, community centers, nonprofits and other organizations are hosting meal delivery and pick-up spots during the COVID-19 outbreak.  
Read more in this Oakland Press article.

March 24, 2020
HAS Free Meal Pick Up

Holly Area Schools is offering free meal pick ups on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Families will receive two days of meals on Mondays and Wednesdays and three days of meals on Fridays until at least April 3.

February 27, 2020
Bronchos bring Broadway smash ‘Mamma Mia!’ to life

Celebrated musical featuring music of ABBA latest in growing list of successful department productions

February 26, 2020
Holly Area Schools implements new School Resource Officer program

Veteran Holly Police Department Officer Heather Wolkow to bolster district’s commitment to school safety, security.

February 21, 2020
Holly High School Marching Band to perform in Ireland on St. Patrick's Day

Read more in this Oakland Press article.

January 21, 2020
Holly Area Schools to save more than $500,000 through bond refinancing

Sale of $4.665 million in 2020 bonds district’s latest effort to safeguard taxpayer dollars, help all Bronchos succeed

December 20, 2019
Student raises funds for Wreaths Across America

Read more in The Citizen article.

December 14, 2019
Fifth Grader Raises Money for 111 Wreaths for Great Lakes National Cemetery

Read more about our Patterson student in this Oakland County Times article.

December 12, 2019
Holly Area Schools students showcase STEM skills at state event

Our Bronchos showed Michigan lawmakers and business leaders what STEM learning is all about at the Student Technology Showcase! Read more this Oakland Press article.

December 11, 2019
Holly elementary students display STEM skills at statewide Student Technology Showcase

Students demonstrate robotics skills gained in district’s elementary STEM program

November 29, 2019
Broncho end season on high note

Read more in this Tri-County Times article.

November 29, 2019
Holly's Don Pluta inducted into Michigan Wrestling Association Hall of Fame

Read more in this Oakland Press article.

November 27, 2019
Holly students participate in events to honor local veterans

Read more in this Oakland Press article.

November 25, 2019
Bronchos honor local veterans during districtwide celebrations

Students hear firsthand accounts of sacrifice and dedication from men and women in uniform

November 24, 2019
Holly Coach of Over 40 Years Inducted to Michigan Wrestling Association Hall of Fame

Read more in this Oakland County Times article.

November 22, 2019
Holly's Pluta headed to Michigan Wrestling Hall of Fame

Read more in this Tri-County Times article.

November 19, 2019
Meet Savannah Bremer

Read more in this Tri-County Times article.

November 14, 2019
Legendary Broncho wrestling coach inducted into Hall of Fame

Former Holly High School teacher and alumnus Don Pluta led team to victory over four decades.

November 13, 2019
Broncho marching band wraps winning season

Historic Ireland trip on horizon.

October 31, 2019
Broncho Girls Volleyball Wins Title!

Broncho girls volleyball team wins first title since 1994, second in school history.

October 30, 2019
Veteran wraps tree with yellow ribbon to honor area servicemen

Holly Elementary is proud to dedicate this tree in honor of active duty military in our community.  Learn more about this special project in this WNEMTV5 story.

October 29, 2019
Holly Area Schools honors outstanding citizens with #BronchoPride Award

Each month, we recognize outstanding Broncho students, parents, staff and community members with the #BronchoPride Award.  Learn how you can nominate top-notch Bronchos in this The Oakland Press story.

October 28, 2019
Holly Shows Support for Hometown Heroes

View a photo gallery of the Holly Elementary tree dedicated to local active duty military in this Oakland County Times story.

October 21, 2019
Flint Metro League Athletes of the Month

Congratulations to Bronchos Ben Gramer and Kate Brown, both Flint Metro League Athletes of the Month for October!  Ben was recognized for his performance in soccer, football, baseball and basketball, and Kate in golf, basketball and tennis. Learn more about Ben and Kate!  #BronchoPride

September 26, 2019
Holly Area Schools honors local heroes at First Responders Game

Broncho students and families enjoy night filled with activities, fireworks and fun 

September 24, 2019
Meet Logan Campbell

When Logan Campbell isn’t tearing it up on the lacrosse field, he’s making plans for a career saving lives. Learn more about Logan in this TriCounty Times Article.