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
The Hartland Consolidated Schools non-homestead renewal proposal was approved on Tuesday with only 10.48 percent voter turn out for the day.
Hartland residents approved the Hartland Consolidated Schools non-homestead renewal proposal on Tuesday, but with only 10.48 percent of the residents voting, some Patch readers questioned the low voter turn out for the day. “Sad that the turn-out was so low from our community, particularly from parents with school age children. Says something about our priorities. “Precinct 3 had only 66 people vote. We are lucky that those not wanting this tax on businesses and vacant land didn't organize otherwise the schools would have had to cut programs, hours and maybe teachers,” Hartland Patch reader “Clyde Rd dust survivor" wrote on the Hartland Patch page. According to the Livingston County election page website, there are 19,575 registered voters…
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 …
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 …
A statement is expected on Thursday regarding whether Hartland Schools will settle a lawsuit or go to trial with the former Creekside Elementary principal.
A statement from Hartland Consolidated Schools regarding whether the district will settle a lawsuit or go to trial with former Creekside Elementary principal Tracey Sahouri is expected on Thursday, according to the Press & Argus. On April 22, the Board of Education had a closed session meeting to discuss the possible settlement. Hartland Superintendent Janet Sifferman said the outcome of the meeting would not be released until early May, however, due to the fact that case evaluations must be kept confidential for a required period of time. “The record of acceptance or rejection of case evaluations is to be kept confidential for 28 days after the actual evaluation,” Sahouri said. As Hartland Patch previously reported, Sahouri, former …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
As the temperature starts to rise, students are reminded to dress appropriately for school.
As temperatures climb this week, students need to remember to keep their wardrobes "cool" to avoid breaking public school dress codes. It might be a good time to review the dress code with your student (and avoid getting a phone call to bring a change of clothes. Here's what not to wear to Hartland schools, according to the district's dress code: Hartland Consolidated Schools
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The acceptance or rejection of case evaluations must be kept confidential for 28 days, according to Hartland Consolidated Schools Superintendent Janet Sifferman
A closed session occurred during Monday’s nights Hartland Board of Education meeting to discuss a possible settlement with former principal Tracey Sahouri. The outcome of the meeting will not be known until May 1, however, due to the fact case evaluations must be kept confidential for 28 days, according to Hartland Superintendent Janet Sifferman. “The record of acceptance or rejection of case evaluations is to be kept confidential for 28 days after the actual evaluation,” she said. 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…