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Holt High Students Participate in Manufacturing Day 2019!

Holt High School students recently participated in Manufacturing Day. This fun-filled interactive day is particularly important for our Project Lead the Way (Pre-Engineering Pathway) and Robotics students. It is a priority to Holt Public Schools that we expose our students to real-life applications of the curriculum they are learning. Manufacturing Day helps to immerse our … Continued

Pre-registration is now open for the 2020 Holt Public/Caberfae Peaks Ski/Snowboarding Saturday

Pre-registration is now open for the 2020 Holt Public/Caberfae Peaks Ski/Snowboarding Saturday on March 7, 2020! This event and special pricing has again been offered to members of our learning community and your friends and family. Rates begin at only $15 and include a lift ticket, lesson, and rental. Pre-registration is required: https://gohps.net/hpsskisnowboardingsaturday2020. An invoice … Continued

Old Education Center Demolition

In 1967...

Holt Public Schools built an office building to serve as the Education Center for Central Office officials and the Board of Education to call home on Spahr Avenue. In 2003, the Board of Education and Central Office officials were relocated to what is now called the North Campus in an effort to consolidate operations. During … Continued

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Leadership Change at Holt Public Schools

The principal of Hope Middle School, Mrs. Jennifer Goodman, was recently promoted to serve as the superintendent of Mar Lee School District in Calhoun County. Mrs. Goodman served as the Hope principal for the past 10 years. In addition to serving as the principal, she has been working on completing her doctorate in educational leadership … Continued

Guide to Giving and Volunteering at Holt Public Schools

Are you looking for the “perfect gift” to give? We hope you will consider the gift of giving and these additional options.

 Traditional Giving The Holt Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization partnered with Holt Public Schools to sponsor innovative and enhanced teaching and learning projects in the classroom. Each year, thousands of dollars worth of mini-grants are awarded to classroom educators (to date, almost $400,000 has been awarded in over 23 years). In addition, the … Continued

Scheduling 101: The Course to An Empowering Senior Year Starts in Junior High!

By Ty Schalter, HPS parent and Ram Quarterly writer Holt High School has many empowering options for upper-class students: AP classes, Wilson Career Center, Early Enrollment, and so much more—but to actually take advantage of those options, middle-, junior-, or under-class high school students need to be thinking about scheduling right now. Early winter is … Continued

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Students Break Down Barriers in PeaceQuest Art Challenge

By Ty Schalter When young people from different backgrounds get together and create, it’s tempting to think there’s nothing standing in the way of equality and equity for all. But in the spring of 2019, high school and elementary students from all around the greater Lansing area were challenged to consider how the barriers in … Continued

Bond Refinance Saves Taxpayer Money

Over 20 years ago, our community stepped up to the plate and made a much-needed contribution and commitment to Holt Public Schools in supporting the $73,555,000 bond proposal. The bond funds plus $7 million of investment earnings allowed us to construct the new high school (approximately $65.5 million) and make $15 million in upgrades to … Continued

From the Superintendent

Welcome to Holt Public Schools! It is with great pride and enthusiasm that I write the 13th of what I hope will be many Ram Quarterly (RQ) welcome letters to you and our exceptional community! For those who are just joining the Holt Public Family, I would like to sincerely welcome you to our district. … Continued

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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 find out “what’s happening” in our district. Dr. Hornak will be in the following locations at 9 a.m.: 2019 September 6 | Biggby October 2 | MorningLory’s Café November 4 | Biggby December 11 … Continued