Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Hartland senior Class of 2013 celebrated their last day of school with a traditional "clap out" ceremony on Thursday.
As the senior class walked the halls for the last time today at Hartland High School, parents, grandparents, siblings and friends crowded the school giving the Class of 2013 a well-deserved send off. On the Hartland Patch Facebook page today, many community members left messages and words of wisdom for the graduates. Have a message for the graduates? Leave it in comments. And share your photos to our gallery here.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Calling all student newspapers, teachers and anyone with a passion for education. We want to see your ideas on Patch!
Patch is seeking student newspapers, teachers, parents and administrators to contribute to our Local Voices platform and help educate the masses on what going on in your schools. We would love for student newspapers to post their articles. If you love to photograph local graduations, school plays and concerts, you can showcase that passion as well in a Local Voices post. Part of the Patch mission is to strengthen communities and improve the lives of their residents, but we can't do it without you. Our Local Voices section allows members of the community—from cooking enthusiasts to local politicians and everyone in between—to interact and post directly to the site. These posts then appear on the homepage, in the daily newsletter and are …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Andrea Miller was among more than 250 recipients of WXYZ-TV's annual honor.
Wednesday, May 15
Channel 7, WXYZ, recently honored more than 250 recipients of this year's "Brightest and Best" award – including one from the Hartland Consolidated School district – with a special luncheon at the station in Southfield. Among the winners for 2013, the 34rd year of program, was Andrea Miller of Hartland High School. The station teamed up with Gardner-White Furniture again this year to present the awards. Click here to see the complete "Brightest and Best" list.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Five teams with 107 Hartland archers travelled to Louisville for the 2013 National Tournament.
Bu Rob Jellison The Hartland Archery Program traveled to Louisville, KY this past weekend once again to compete in the National Archery in the Schools Program’s 2013 National Tournament. This year I took down 107 archers from Hartland, which led to well over 500 Hartlanders invading the town of Louisville. The 107 archers from Hartland made up 5 teams (1 ES, 2 MS, and 2 HS). These archers were just a “small sample” of the 9,426 archers from all over the United States that came to the event. These nearly 10,000 archers made up 421 teams competitive teams that showed up to represent their state. (MI had 9 different schools at the event – Hartland High, St. Mary High, Northwoods High, Grand Ledge High, Laker High, Hartland MS, St. Mary …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Did you have a great prom? Share your photos with Hartland Patch readers.
Choosing the perfect prom gown takes a lot of patience. Finding the perfect prom date takes a lot of courage. Getting the perfect prom hairdo takes a lot of trust. But once everything comes together, getting that perfect prom picture is a piece of cake! Hartland High School's prom was Friday. Hartland Patch wants to see pictures of prom groups in all their gowns and glory from the big night! Upload pictures and videos from prom night here by clicking the button above that says "Upload Photos and Videos."
House Bills 4465-4466 were approved in Lansing on Tuesday and await a full House vote.
Two house bills that would eliminate the foreign language requirement for high school students were approved in Lansing on Tuesday in the House Education Committee. Currently, students must take two years of foreign language in grades 9-12 to graduate and Hartland High School recently added sign language classes in the district to help complete the requirement. Co-sponsored by State Reps. Cindy Denby, R-Handy Township, and Bill Rogers, R-Genoa Township, House Bills 4465-4466 would also modify required credits in physical education, the arts, career and technical education, science and math, according to the Press & Argus. By eliminating the two-year foreign language credit, the proposal hopes to give students not headed to college more …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
A mock accident took place at Hartland High School on Tuesday in an effort to educate students before Prom and Graduation.
Hartland High School will be holding Prom on Friday, May 10. To help educate students about making good decisions, particularly during Prom and Graduation season, juniors and seniors at Hartland High School witnessed an activity that simulates a car accident involving underage drinking put on by the Hartland Fire Department. From a statement posted on the Hartland Consolidated Schools website: "Through the combined efforts of local police, fire and hospital personnel, the demonstration will simulate the arrest, rescue, and medical transport of injured students and the deaths of others. "After the demonstration there will be counselors on site for support if necessary and the following two days will provide education and opportunities for …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Hartland High School teacher Mike Joseph is Hartland Consolidated Schools 2013 Teacher of the Year.
By Hartland Schools Congratulations to Mike Joseph, Hartland Consolidated Schools 2013 Teacher of the Year. Mike teaches Honors Algebra 2/Trig., and Trigonometry at Hartland High School. Mike has taught for 25 years, all of which have been with HCS. Mike was born in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Ferndale, Michigan with his parents and 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Mike attended Salesian High School in Detroit. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from University of Detroit and his Master’s Degree from Eastern Michigan University. Mike lives in Hartland with his wife of 45 years. He has three daughters. One daughter lives in Hartland, another in Clarkson and another in Toronto, Ontario. He has 6 grandchildren (3 boys and 3 girls, who are …
National Teacher Appreciation Day means it’s a good day to stop and recognize our teachers for all their hard work and efforts.
It's National Teacher Appreciation Day, and in Hartland Consolidated Schools, which means it’s a good day to stop and recognize our Hartland teachers for all their hard work and efforts. On the Hartland Patch Facebook page, several parents and community members took the time to mention just a few of the people in our school district who have had an impact on their child's life. "Mrs. Mitchell at Lakes Elementary," Shealynn Stabley Moe wrote. "She is a great teacher that takes the time with the kids to help them learn. She is very sweet and nice. I could of not asked for a better teacher for my son." "That's an impossible task, to only name one," Jackie Baker Larsen wrote. "There are so many awesome teachers in Hartland! We are truly …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The Hartland Consolidated Schools Board of Education has rejected the award suggested by the Case Evaluation Panel regarding former Creekside Elementary principal.
The Hartland Consolidated Schools Board of Education has rejected the award suggested by the Case Evaluation Panel regarding former Creekside Elementary principal, Tracey Sahouri. As Hartland Patch previously reported, Sahouri, former principal of Creekside Elementary School and former vice principal of Hartland High School, is suing the Hartland Consolidated Schools district over circumstances involving her reassignment as a study-skills and special-education teacher. In a statement from Hartland Schools, allegations made regarding the 2012 MEAP misconduct at Creekside Elementary School which was investigated by two different independent agencies, the Michigan Department of Education and Hartland Consolidated Schools, determined …