From The Superintendent

Welcome to Holt Public Schools!

It is with great pride and enthusiasm that I write the fourth of what I hope will be many Ram Quarterly (RQ) welcome letters to you and our exceptional community. I remain excited to serve our learning community daily! By now you know that we are moving away from paper copies of the RQ. Beginning … Continued

Superintendent’s Community Coffee Schedule

You are invited to join Superintendent Dr. David Hornak for an informal conversation regarding Holt Public Schools! Share your thoughts and nd out “what’s happening” in our district. 2016 Dates Wednesday, September 28, 9:00 a.m. Tim Hortons — 2350 Cedar St., Holt Tuesday, October 25, 9:00 a.m. Mike’s Village Restaurant — 115 Bridge St., Dimondale … Continued

2016-17 Calendar

This calendar does not include early dismissal/late start dates. Check the district online calendar ( for updates. NOTE: Dates subject to change *Balanced calendar: Horizon and Sycamore Elementary Schools AUGUST/SEPT Aug 31-Sept 5 Balanced calendar Labor Day break Sept 6 Traditional calendar – First day of school, 1st semester begins; balanced calendar resumes Sep 12-16 … Continued

New Faces

Holt Public Schools would like to welcome several new faces to the district!

Mr. Kevin Galbraith joined our Technology Services team as director in February. He has more than 32 years of education experience, most recently in district-level technology leadership positions. Mr. Galbraith is very active in several professional organizations, and is a past president of the Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL). He is a … Continued

K-12 Online Student Enrollment

If you are a new resident family in the Holt School District, you can now pre-enroll your students online. Go to, click on “Registration Gateway” and follow the instructions.

Feed the Gator!

Don’t know what to do with all that junk mail, old telephone books or magazines? Take them to one of the PaperGator recycling bins throughout the Holt school district and help the district earn cash! Everyone wins through the PaperGator project. You win by getting rid of unwanted paper, the environment wins by reduced waste … Continued

Holt Education Foundation Events & Updates

Join Us for the Holt Education Foundation’s Annual Pre-Game Cookout and More! The Holt Education Foundation invites you to the 2016 pre-game cookout. This yearly fundraising event is scheduled for Thursday, September 1, from 5-6:45 p.m. (or until the food is gone!), prior to the Holt vs. Hudsonville football game. The cookout is held at … Continued

H.O.L.T. Scholarship Contributions Always Accepted

Looking for ways to give back to your community? Please consider a contribution to the H.O.L.T. Scholarship Program. The H.O.L.T. (“Helping Others Learn Together”) Scholarship Fund is a donor-supported project to help qualifying students in the Holt Public School District receive an advanced education opportunity at an accredited postsecondary institution. For more information, please visit … Continued

Did You Know?

…that we want to hear from Holt graduates! We know you are still in the area…and scattered all over the Midwest, the United States and abroad. If you can take a few moments to let us know what you’ve been up to lately, please go to our website at, ll out the “Did You … Continued

Holt Road Improvements Continue into Fall

The orange barrel season along Holt Road continues as work is completed between Aurelius and Grovenburg Roads. The project, which got underway in August, is expected to be completed in October, according to the Ingham County Road Commission. The work includes resurfacing as well as storm sewer, curb and gutter repairs and ADA sidewalk ramps. … Continued