Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Plans for a solar farm to be built on land behind the high school will be presented to the Hartland Township Board of Trustees for approval.
On Monday, the Hartland Consolidated Schools Board of Education approved a motion for a new site location of a proposed solar farm located on the campus of Hartland High School. The new proposed site for the approximately two-acre installation would be located directly behind the high school building in a “lagoon” area, which was formerly used for the school’s sanitation system. In November, the school board had originally approved a site location that would have put the solar farm on the corner of Hartland and Dunham Roads. In an informal meeting with Hartland Township later that month however, concerns over the visibility factor with the original location spurred officials with Hartland Schools and DTE to seek an alternative location. …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Brighton fans defeated Hartland in Patch's School Spirit Rivalry Photo contest.
Well it is settled. Hartland Patch Editor Tatum Ryan must admit Brighton Bulldog fans are indeed, the best! Brighton Patch readers defeated Hartland in the School Spirit Rivalry Photo contest by uploading 435 photos and one video to Hartland's 241 photos. Brighton and Hartland Patch held the contest for two weeks to see which school had the best supporters. The contest ended on Monday night, with a total of 677 photos and one video uploaded by readers. Click here to view all the photos that were submitted. Both Brighton and Hartland Patch readers did a wonderful job showing support of their schools and we would like to thank each and every person who participated.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Upload photos of your school spirit and/or colors to find out once and for all, which schools are the best.
"We've got spirit, yes we do, we've got spirit, how about you?" Brighton Patch Editor Nicole Krawcke and Hartland Patch Editor Tatum Ryan are looking to settle a score of which school district has the best supporters. So for the next two weeks, we're asking our readers to upload pictures of their school spirit and colors. Show us how you support of Brighton Area Schools or Hartland Consolidated Schools. Whichever school has the most uploads by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1 will be proclaimed the winner by both Brighton and Hartland Patch editors. May the best school win! To add a photo, click the "Upload Photos & Video" button above the gallery.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The decision will place the Hartland High School assistant principal in a classroom for the 2012-13 school year.
Members of the Hartland School Board voted 6-0 not to renew Tracey Sahouri's contract as an assistant principal at Hartland High School during a meeting Monday night. Treasurer Charlie Aberasturi was not in attendance. Sahouri's current agreement extends through June 30, 2013 and stipulates that Superintendent Janet Sifferman has the ability to place her in any role she deems necessary. On Monday, Sifferman asked the board that Sahouri be placed in a teaching position for the 2012-13 school year. "Mrs. Sahouri's administrative contract will run for one more year at which time other arrangements will be made for her employment," said Board President Kevin Kaszyca. "She will not be fired from the district." Sahouri's move to the high school …
Thursday, March 22, 2012
As temperatures rise, hemlines shouldn't ... at least while a student is in one of Livingston County's public schools.
As temperatures climb this week, students need to remember to keep their wardrobes "cool" to avoid breaking public school dress codes. It may be 80 and sunny outside, but local districts still prohibit students from wearing sunglasses and summer-wear in the classroom. Students that violate their school's code may face disciplinary action and will mostly likely be required to change clothes to remain in school–even if it means calling parents to drop off different outfits. Here's what not to wear to Livingston County's public schools, according to each district's respective dress code: Brighton Area Schools Hartland Consolidated Schools
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Hartland Schools implements new nutritional system to help guide parents and students.
Good nutrition starts at home, according to Hartland's Food Service Director Terri Sincock, and Hartland schools is now offering a new way to help parents become more involved with their child’s nutritional needs when they are away from the home. myNutratek.com, a health and wellness program that encourages K-12 students and their families to record their daily nutrition intake, physical activity and sleeping habits, launched district-wide last week. An email inviting parents to try out the new, free website- thanks to corporate sponsors such as Ford, Little Caesers and more- explained that it not only includes an easy to use calorie counter, but games and quizzes that are all age specific. “I like the fact that once we get the cafeteria …
Friday, February 17, 2012
New dual enrollment program for 50 Livingston County high school students will begin this fall at a discounted price.
A new collaboration between Livingston County school districts and the University of Michigan-Flint will allow selected high school students to get a head start on college educations in business, economics, law and criminal justice. The Dual Enrollment Educational Partnership (D.E.E.P.), which will begin in the fall with spaces for 50 students, will include all high schools in Livingston County, said Robert Hahn, coordinator of K-16 Projects for U of M-Flint. The program will help prepare high school seniors for their university experience, and classes will take place at the Hartland Educational Support Services Building, 9525 Highland Road, Howell. This will be cost savings to students and their families. The two-semester program will …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
The state is using more rigorous 'cut score' standards to prepare students for careers, college, Michigan Department of Education announces.
The Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) report cards are in, and Hartland Consolidated Schools has improved in several subject areas of the test, despite more rigorous state standards. Fifth- through eighth-grade students in Hartland made gains on the 2011 MEAP reading test, compared to the previous year. Fifth- and eighth-graders improved on the math and science MEAPs, but sixth- and ninth-graders lost ground in social studies. Michigan students in grades 3-9 were tested in fall 2011. All students in grades 3-8 were tested on reading and math skills, grades 4 and 7 were assessed on writing ability, while grades 5 and 8 were tested on science. Sixth- and ninth-graders had MEAP tests in social studies. Hartland Consolidated Schools…
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
High school and middle school language students learned about world cultures during the annual event.
Elizabeth Mitchell of the Michigan Opera Theatre began studying voice when she was 16. Now she’s a mezzo-soprano singer — and opera singers don’t use microphones. Hartland High School students learned this and more during a Hartland World Language Week session Tuesday. This year’s World Language Week theme is “Express Yourself.” Students from Hartland Middle School at Ore Creek also attended the opera performance. Eighth-grader Austin Ballou had never seen opera, and it was completely different from what he expected, Ballou said. “They didn’t wear Viking hats, and I honestly thought they were using a microphone, but they weren’t. They were just really loud and high-pitched, in a good way.” The Michigan Opera Theatre singers’ performance …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Charges are for improperly administering the MEAP test and not about the underage drinking case, school board president says.
Hartland High School Assistant Principal Tracey Sahouri could become a teacher next school year, as the Board of Education decided to consider non-renewal of her administrative contract. The board's action on Monday dealt with charges against Sahouri regarding her alleged misconduct in administering MEAP tests, and not with the underage drinking case against her husband, which was dismissed in December, said School Board President Kevin Kaszyca. in July, Sahouri and her husband Raed Sahouri were accused of knowingly allowing underage drinking at their child's graduation party at their home in Argentine Township. The school district was very supportive of Sahouri during the case, Kaszyca said. The accusations about the MEAP testing and the …