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Bus Stop Safety Update

Dear Holly Area Schools Families,

The safety and well-being of our students, staff and families is our top priority.

It has come to our attention this morning, Thursday, February 2nd, shortly after 8 am, a Davisburg Elementary student reported a suspicious individual on Detroiter Ave. in the Springrove mobile park in Davisburg.

Safety & Security New Year Announcement

There is nothing more important than the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff and families.  This remains our number one priority and is the reason for my communication today before our holiday break. 

Important Message from Sheriff Mike Bouchard regarding Student Threats

Please review the included video for important information regarding student threats.

Dangers of Gummies and Vaping

At Holly Area Schools, the health, safety and well-being of all Bronchos is our number one priority. 

Holly High School Administration Announcement

We would like to share the following news with you regarding changes to our Holly High School administration team. 

Winter Weather Reminder for the 2022 - 2023 School Year

Please visit our School Closing page for Winter Weather Information for the 2022-2023 school year.

Announcement of Cancelled Bus Routes

This is an update for parents/guardians of students riding school buses to and from school.  

HAS Seeking School Bus Drivers!
Welcome Back Bronchos!

We can't wait to see you!  

The first day of school for 2022-2023 is a 1/2 day on Monday, August 29th for all Y5-12th grade students.  All latchkey services will be available beginning on the 29th.

HAS Learning Ladder’s first student day is Tuesday, September 6. This is for all programs including the infant/toddler classroom.  This year, all preschool classrooms will follow their school building hours.

Response to Tragic Events at Robb Elementary in Texas

May 25, 2022

Dear Holly Area Schools Families,

Our hearts grieve for the families suffering after Tuesday’s senseless tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. This is unfortunately another incident of school v

2022 Bond Project Timeline

May 19, 2022

Dear Families and Community Members of Holly Area Schools, 

Thank you for supporting the 2022 Bond Proposal that will help us continue to prepare all Bronchos for the jobs of tomorrow. I am excited to announce a schedule of bond construction projects through 2026 funded by the voter-approved 2022 Bond. 

HHS School Security Response

May 11, 2022

Dear Families of Holly High School,

Prior to the end of the student day, one of our high school students reported to office staff a general threatening statement from a social media post that referenced a possible shooting at a school. The statement was not specific to Holly High School.

Early Childhood Enrollment Fair
Important HAS 2022 Bond Proposal Reminder

April 29, 2022

Dear Families and Community Members of Holly Area Schools,

We would like to remind everyone to vote next Tuesday, May 3. Holly Area Schools has a school bond proposal on the election ballot. If approved, this bond proposal would provide $97 million for district-wide improvements with no tax rate increase to property owners.

Broncho Summer Learning Programs
Camp Explorer
Letter to Parents

April 8, 2022

Dear Parents and Staff of Holly Area Schools,

It was recently reported to us that a few high schools in Oakland County received a threatening phone call this afternoon.  Some of those schools went into a secure mode as a precautionary measure and soon returned to normal operations as all the phone calls were determined to be non-credible threats. 

Busing Mask Update

Dear HAS Families,

I would like to share the following update to Friday's reminder regarding Oakland County Health Division's lift of the county mask mandate.  Soon after our announcement yesterday we learned about the lift of the mask mandate on school buses.  Please see the following statement from the Centers for Disease Control.  

"Effective February 25, 2022, the CDC does not require wearing of masks on buses or vans operated by public or private school systems, including early care and education/child care programs."

HAS Mask Reminder

Feb. 25, 2022

Dear Holly Area Schools Families and Staff,

I would like to take this opportunity to remind our students, staff, and families that the Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) will be lifting the mask mandate for schools and daycares on Feb. 28.  As a result, beginning Monday, February 28th, Holly Area Schools will support our Broncho families and staff to make the personal choice of wearing a mask at our school buildings.