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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."

Announcement of OCHD Mandate

Feb. 11, 2022

Dear Holly Area Schools Families and Staff,

Holly Area Schools received the announcement this morning that the Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) is lifting the mask mandate for schools and daycares on Feb. 28.  

Holly Area Schools will support our Broncho families and staff to make the personal choice of wearing a mask at our school buildings beginning Monday, February 28, 2022. 

HAS 2022 Bond Proposal

On May 3, 2022 our community will vote on a Holly Area Schools bond proposal. If approved by voters, this bond proposal would provide $97,000,000 for district-wide improvements, with no tax rate increase to property owners over the current millage rate. This bond proposal was developed and prioritized as Phase 2 of the long-term master plan for district facilities. Buildings, sites, and educational programs were assessed to determine and prioritize a list of facility needs throughout the district.

Please visit our 2022 Bond webpage at to view the 2022 Bond Proposal Fact Sheet and Bond Frequently Asked Questions document as well as the 2022 Bond Proposal video. 

Return to In-Person Learning

Jan. 21, 2022

Dear Parents and Staff of Holly Area Schools,

I am sending this communication to update our families on our scheduled return to In-Person learning on Monday, Jan. 24.

Temporary Shift to Virtual Learning HMS & HHS

Jan. 12, 2022

Dear Parents and Staff of Holly Area Schools,

I am sending this communication to update our families on the situation we are currently facing with student and staff absences. This has been a difficult week for families and staff as we have experienced a significant increase in COVID-related absences, with the greatest numbers at the high school and middle school.

Updated COVID-19 Guidance

January 11, 2022

Dear Families of Holly Area Schools,

Based on guidance just updated today from the Oakland County Health Division, the timeline for isolation due to a positive COVID case has been reduced to five (5) days. This change means that any students who test positive for COVID must only isolate for five days after symptom onset or test date, as long as symptoms are improving and they have been fever-free for 24 hours with no medication. To clarify, day one of isolation is the first day AFTER symptom onset or test date. Individuals may return to school on day six.  (See OCHD Updated Isolation-Quarantine Guidance)

Head Lice Letter

Date: 2021/2022

Dear Parents/Guardians,

We are sending this letter to all parents to increase head lice awareness, so that you may take steps at home to help prevent your child from becoming infested with head lice. Any time
children come together, particularly at the start of the school year or following any social grouping like sports, after school events, or sleepovers, detected head lice cases commonly
increase. Recent studies show that head lice are seldom spread in the school setting.

Holiday Letter

December 17, 2021

Dear Broncho students, families and staff,

I want to personally wish you the very happiest of holiday seasons as we head into the break. I hope you take this opportunity to spend time with your families, friends and fellow Bronchos as we celebrate this special time of year in our community and beyond.

Letter to Families

December 16, 2021

Dear Parents and Staff of Holly Area Schools,

We understand that there are some general, anonymous threats circulating this evening on national social media, specifically on TikTok, that are non-specific to any community. Please know that our law enforcement is aware of these threats.

Letter to Families

December 10, 2021

Dear Parents and Staff of Holly Area Schools,

I am taking this opportunity to update our families regarding the reopening of schools this past week.  We appreciate the support of our parents, students, and community for the valuable time spent this past Monday with staff in preparation for the return of students on Tuesday, December 7th. 

Security Updates Letter to Families

Dec. 6, 2021

Dear Families of Holly Area Schools,

As we welcome our students back to school on Tuesday, Dec. 7, I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone about important policies and expectations that support student and staff safety. 

December 3rd Letter to Parents

Dec. 3, 2021

Dear Parents and Staff of Holly Area Schools,

I am taking this opportunity to update our families regarding the reopening of schools next week. On Monday, Dec. 6, our district will remain closed to students for a staff professional development day. The district has prepared an additional round of Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate (ALICE) refresher training for all Holly Area Schools staff. We will also use this opportunity to prepare for the return of our students. 

School Closing Letter

Please see the following School Closing letter