THE CHANGE WAR IS OVER!!! Thank you to everyone that participated In this HMS Huskie team effort! We we able to raise $478.64 to help a family in need this holiday season. A special THANK YOU to the 8th graders that took this idea to their teacher and ran with it. You were able to get many students involved in a very special cause and helped those that are in need. Huskie pride! It shows! It matters!!!
Hemlocks' Students Leading Students with Santa's helpers (the National Honor Society Students and staff) held a very successful toy drive this year. The Toy's for Tot's organization will distribute toys to over 2400 children in the local community. Mrs. Mulvaney stated, "I am so thankful for the generosity of our students, staff, and the Hemlock community. We are so fortunate to have the spirit of giving in our school. Many children will have gifts for Christmas this year through the support of the good people in Hemlock."
Winter Band Concert. HHS gym. December 18
Hemlock Board of Education honors two deserving individuals at their regular December meeting. Pep Club President Tammy Grandy in recognition of helping lead and guide the group, along with hosting the annual Paw Ball (March 14, 2020). Director of Business Operations and Human Resources in recognition of recently completing a Dale Carnegie leadership course.
College and Career Ready starts with Hemlock Middle School--getting our students ready for high school. Today, Kellie Netzley worked with our 8th graders helping them to create their College Board accounts in preparation for PSAT and SAT testing, Khan Academy test prep work, career exploration, and more.
Hemlock's Gray Matter welcomes new mentor Kyle Bray to the team. Kyle is a Hemlock native. He graduated with a degree in Computer Science from Michigan Tech and is anxious to help our kids to become great programmers. Kyle is a Dow Chemical employee in Midland, MI. Gray Matter provides advanced educational opportunities.
Come out to support the Varsity Volleyball Team as they travel to Carson City-Crystal High School to take on Ithaca for their second round of Districts! Come wish them luck and cheer them on as the bus departs Hemlock High School at 4:05 PM to 4:15 PM. Game time is at 7:00 pm! Good Luck Girls and Go Huskies!
Vote for Robert Knapik as the M-LIVE play-off player of the week. https://www.mlive.com/highschoolsports/2019/11/who-was-the-biggest-saginaw-area-star-in-the-first-round-of-the-playoffs.html
Hemlock Middle School's Robotics Teams, Ein Stein, compete at Bullock Creek starting at 11:00 today. Stop by and say "hi"!
Attention all ghosts, goblins and scarers! The middle school PTO is sponsoring a very scary Trail of Terrors Friday night at Twin Bridges Golf Course. We are in need of some more ghouls and goblins to help us make this a fun night. So..if you are available to help, whether you need additional service hours or because you just wanna have some fun, send your name in a text to 482-3429 to volunteer and get more info. Have a great Halloween!!
Due to weather conditions the Halloween Parade at K.C. Ling will be held indoors at 1:45. Parents will watch the students parade through the gym. Parents can sign their students out in the classroom at the conclusion of the parade. Thank you for your cooperation.
Cross Country flash back- The Hemlock Cross Country team were back to back STATE CHAMPS in 2001 and 2002. Their dedication and determination were second to none. These outstanding teams were led by Coach Bill Agresta. Good luck this year to Evan Robishaw, Greison Mcleod, and Chloe Watson who will be traveling to MIS for this years State Competition. Go Huskies!!!
November Hot Lunch/Breakfast Menus are available: https://www.hemlockps.com/o/district/page/food-service--88
Hemlock football is moving on to the MHSAA state playoffs. Playoff apparel is available to order but the deadline for ordering is tomorrow. https://huskiesplayoffs2019.itemorder.com/sale?read_message=true
Hemlock's Gray Matter Welcomes New Mentor - Mark Duthie! Mark has seven years of FRC experience under his belt. He graduated from Iowa State with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is now employed at Nexteer. He looks forward to working with our students. Gray Matter provides advanced educational opporunities.
Ready for some good eats? In support of this year's Washington DC Trip, join us at The Maple Grille for a night of good food and fun! Check it out at https://drive.google.com/a/hemlockps.com/file/d/1Eo5nzApYcaPrmgWsQ8u4CcmSHRUXZDY2/view?usp=drivesdk
Interested in Good food for a good cause? https://drive.google.com/a/hemlockps.com/file/d/1Eo5nzApYcaPrmgWsQ8u4CcmSHRUXZDY2/view?usp=drivesdk
Our Tuesday, "Love your Mug," winners are Renee Krueger, Kristin Kazmierski, Lori Erskine Marsh, and Holly Baldwin Ecarius. You can pick up your Mug at our 200 Wilson Street office, today through Friday this week from 7:15 AM -3:30 PM. Remember, like, share, comment to win a coffee mug.
Hemlock High School's SLS students honored our local first responders service at the Hemlock/Ithaca football game. Mrs. Mulvaney said, “it was great opportunity to THANK our many Police, Fire, and Medical men and women who serve our community and make Hemlock a safe, secure, and enjoyable place to call home.” Congrats to Coach Clark and our football team on a great win over Ithaca. GO HUSKIES.
If you cant make it to the football game tonight we are streaming live on the following site. trivalnetwork.com
Due to the wet weather we have been experiencing the grass parking will be closed for the football game tonight. Please use the High School north and south parking lots, Middle School and Ling parking lots. Sorry for the inconvenience. Go Huskies!!!
October is National Principals Month! TBT #huskietastic
There;s a family movie night right around the corner. See attached for more information. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/12L-3NoEYAUt8_-k7Y6yWFd3s_jqaYtqK7N-9rJWovkg/edit?usp=sharing
There's a family movie night coming up! Check out all the details at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/12L-3NoEYAUt8_-k7Y6yWFd3s_jqaYtqK7N-9rJWovkg/edit?usp=sharing
Click on the link for October's Lunch Menus: https://www.hemlockps.com/o/district/page/food-service--88
Student Count Day is October 2nd. Please make every effort to have your child in attendance on this day and every day.
Please don't forget to join us October 16th at 6 pm for the 2019 Financial Aid Night @ Hemlock High School
Tonight, Friday September 20, 2019 at approximately 7:45 pm the Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation will present a $10,000 check to Hemlock Public School District to support STEM Education outreach in Western Saginaw County. Executive Director Walt Wheeler will present the check during halftime of the Hemlock-Millington varsity football game at Wallace field. For more information contact - Tom Lockwood - 989-642-5282.
7th & 8th Graders can still sign up for the FTC Robotics team. Strategic analysis - the planning before the building - is a critical step in the engineering process. Plan. Build. Wire. Program. Students create robots at Hemlock Public School District.
Hemlock's Gray Matter finished 2nd after qualifying at the GLBR BotBash at HH Dow Highschool in Midland, Michigan. Gray Matter provides advanced educational opportunities.
Hemlock Student Leading Students remembered 9/11 with flags and a display at Hemlock High School. Although, the students present were not yet born on that day, they remember because we remember. Advisor Mrs. Mulvaney reminded us that this event is forever in our memory and it is upon us to never forget that freedom is not free.
Did you know Teacher/Coach Matt Bauer and long-time volunteer Carol Jurek will be honored at the Hemlock Business Association Fall Harvest Dinner? Monday night 4-7 PM at Maple Grille, tickets are $10, awards presented at 6 PM.
Vote For Brady for the Saginaw Player of the week. https://www.mlive.com/highschoolsports/2019/09/vote-for-week-1s-mlive-saginaw-football-player-of-the-week.html
Have you logged into Skyward Family Access yet? Here are the directions to be able to view important information in regards to your child's education. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/68782/for_students_and_parent_to_login_pdf.pdf
It is our practice each year to welcome new teaching staff and to thank a department with a special gift bag at the start of the year. This year we will welcome a handful of new teachers and thank our dinning service department. Thank you, PTO and Sports Boosters for your help and support. #Huskietastic
Hemlock Business Association Fall Harvest Dinner will take place at Maple Grille on September 9, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. with awards at 6:00 p.m. Congrats to the Hemlock Business Association 2019 Award winners! Beautification Award: Samantha Turner Citizen of the Year Award: Carol Jurek Educator of the Year Award: Matt Bauer Member of the Year Award: Annamarie Reno Organization of the Year Award: Isabella Bank #huskietastic #HemlockHarvest #HBA #HemlockBusinessAssociation #Congrats #CommunityDinner #FallHarvest
Attention Volunteers/Chaperones for the 2019-20 school year: Hemlock Public School District requires a background check each year to keep our students safe. You can download by clicking on the link or pick one up from any school offices. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/370989/I_CHAT_FORM_2019-20.pdf
Welcome back to the 2019-20 school year. We are excited for a great year ahead! Again this year we are asking all returning families to update your child's enrollment demographics for the 2019-20 school year. This verification process will immediately update your child's demographic and emergency contact information in Skyward. Please access your Skyward Family Access and follow the link. Click on this link for directions http://hemlock.cyberschool.com/files/user/116/file/Howtocompleteyourstudentonlineenrollmentverificationfor20154.docx.pdf
What is for lunch you ask?? We've made things easy for you. Click here to answer those hot lunch questions. https://www.hemlockps.com/o/district/page/food-service--88 You can call 989-642-4700 for any further questions.
Transportation information will be handed out at our Open House(s) on August 21. Any transportation questions can be directed to Carolyn at 989-642-8338 or click on the link https://www.hemlockps.com/o/district/page/transportation--196
School of Choice Application window is open August 5-August 19! Join the Pack! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/310234/SCHOOLS_OF_CHOICE_APPLICATION_2019-20.pdf
School of Choice Application window is open August 5-August 19! Join the Pack! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/310234/SCHOOLS_OF_CHOICE_APPLICATION_2019-20.pdf
Hemlock's Robotics Team took a field trip to visit Metal Muscle at Kettering University to demo the Omio CNC Router. Gray Matter provides advanced educational opportunities. YouTube Video of router demo. https://youtu.be/khEy0AIzjEA
FROM MONSANTO: Your grant application was reviewed by a panel of STEM educators and selected as one of the strongest submissions in your region. Your school district is now among an elite group of finalists being considered by the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Farmer Advisory Council to receive a grant.
Congratulations to our HHS Trapshooting team for finishing 13th out of 53 teams in today's State Championships. Team members include: Alix Breternitz , Noah Grandy, Scott Gunther, Bryan Hash Kyle Jedynak, Kenton Keyser, Ethan Malicoat, James Malicoat, JJ Meier, Parker Sullivan, Dawson Terwilliger, and Jared Wudel. Parker Sullivan was High Gun - Novice - Male third place. Team Totals - Jr. Varsity we finished in third place.
Did you know HPSD has the most stable enrollment in recent history? Historically families have fewer children, then in the past, which in part is why the district has faced declining enrollment since the 1980s. Thank you Hemlock Board of Education for the vision and leadership to help guide our school district.
Free and Reduced lunch applications can be filled out online at https://lunchapp.com/ or printed and filled out through out the summer at: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/371293/doc01202020190612112859.pdf
To stay up-to-date with Hemlock Public School District be sure to visit our website at hemlockps.com! For special notifications and alerts anyone can download our app at: https://www.hemlockps.com/directions-to-download-notification-app-to-your-mobile-device. Pass along to any Huskie grandparents and family members!
Congratulations to Mason Ladouce he was honored and recognized by Governor Whittmer and Senator Horn and many other state and local business leaders. Mason will now travel to represent the state of Michigan in Louisville Kentucky. https://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw-bay-city/2019/06/gov-whitmer-surprises-saginaw-career-complex-student-with-special-tribute-talks-school-funding.html
Hemlock Public School District continues to make room for you with expanded opportunities in preschool and childcare. Contact Early Childhood Director Wendy Plewa today to find out more, email@example.com
Click on the link below to access this week's Huskie Highlights! Thank you for an amazing year! Have a wonderful summer vacation! https://www.smore.com/da59g
Mrs. Hammond’s 2nd grade students have been studying animals. The students have created digital pictures books using Google Slide. With support from Mrs. Kato (district technology coach) students are using screencastify to make audio books. Screencastify is an extension that allows for students to record using their Chromebooks. Technology has allowed for this lesson to have more creativity and critical thinking involved.
Unlock the potential of curious minds at the Camp Invention® program, a weeklong summer program created by the National Inventors Hall of Fame®! We’re proudly hosting Camp Invention at K.C. Ling in July. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and a discount code!
Sports Booster Concession Committee: Joan Hoffman, Joe Burch, Michelle Wardlow, and Scott Schafer led the way this spring to renovate the Wallace Field concession building. Special thanks to Garage Floor Coating of Hemlock and Glastender Inc of Saginaw for their help and support along with the many volunteers who put sweat equity in to make this project a success.
MS SPRING CONCERT- Hemlock Band Program cordially invites you to our annual Middle School Spring Concert Tonight, Wednesday, May 15th beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Hemlock High School gymnasium. Students should report at 6:30 in the required concert dress. 7th and 8th Grade Bands should wear their band polo, khaki pants, and nice dress shoes. The 5th and 6th grade should dress in nice dress clothes. **REMEMBER TO TAKE YOUR INSTRUMENTS WITH YOU AT THE END OF THE DAY
Parents of new 2019-20 Kindergartners and Young 5 students: Have you filled out your child's transportation form yet? https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/172399/transportation.JPG Any questions please call Carolyn at 989-642-8338
FYI - This afternoon we are hosting our Annual Huskie Classic Track and Field event. For the safety of our field event athletes, the service drive will be closed during afternoon pick up. Please drive SAFE.
MS SPRING CONCERT- Hemlock Band Program cordially invites you to our annual Middle School Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 15th beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Hemlock High School gymnasium. Students should report at 6:30 in the required concert dress. 7th and 8th Grade Bands should wear their band polo, khaki pants, and nice dress shoes. The 5th and 6th grade should dress in nice dress clothes.
To alleviate traffic on the service drive Hemlock High School STUDENT DRIVERS ONLY, will be permitted to use the high school Pine street entrance between 7am- 7:45 am. This is one way traffic only into the high school for STUDENT DRIVERS. Go Huskies
Mark your calendar, Love of the Arts, May 7th from 5-9 PM at Hemlock High School.
Road construction news, when N.Hemlock Rd is closed to our high school. Please access our high school from the north side using Frost road (official detour), depending upon your location, conditions and construction our service drive may be available as well.
Attention Sandridge subdivision bus riders, pick up and drop off will occur at the Farmers Market in Richland Park until road construction is complete in the subdivision.
Hemlock High School Robotics Team Gray Matter continues to represent Saginaw County as the only robotics team in the county at Worlds this year. The team moves forward into quarter finals with matches starting at 9:30 AM.
Road construction update for the remainder of the week, no buses will be picking up or dropping off on the streets North side of Gratiot Rd near and around the school as these streets will be getting paved. Sorry for the inconvenience and delays this may cause.
Our band program is sponsoring another mattress sake. Please share this video and help us spread the word about their very important fundraiser. https://youtu.be/XEO5hKtyWMc
Preschool news, we added a section and made room for your family. Contact Early Childhood Director Wendy Plewa today for details. Limited space available, call 989-642-5221 or via email at email@example.com
Hemlock Robotics Needs Your Help Hemlock's Gray Matter has qualified to compete in the World Championships. It costs a lot of money to take a team to Detroit. Please visit our GoFundMe Page and help with a donation. https://www.gofundme.com/f/hemlock039s-gray-matter-robotics-2019
Summer Help Wanted, High School of College Co-op. Must be 18 years of age or older. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/328805/Summer_Help_2019_HS-College__Co-op.pdf
Changes made to easily access our Food Service/Hot Lunch Program. Click on the link https://www.hemlockps.com/food-service--88 Have you had hot lunch lately?!
Attention Parents that pick up students from KC Ling: Due to construction please access the service drive to Pine Street to Ling. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Hemlock High School students were able to participate in mock trial at the Saginaw County courthouse. Sitting in as jurors witnesses and attorneys. Hemlock students won their case with a guilty verdict ! Thank you to the Saginaw bar association, Mr. Sysak and our attorney mentor Mr. Sturtz for giving our kids this opportunity!!!
STEAM students improved their engineering skills by completing 2 challenges using the Engineering Design Process #huskietastic #huskiepack #mssteam https://youtu.be/6SLs6zxXStI
Hemlock's Gray Matter hosted "Sponsor Night" to honor the people and companies who help us thrive and grow. Our Sponsors include Dow Chemical, HSC, SCE, Interpower, Kurek Tool, MIAR, Nexteer, Dow Dupont, Fullerton Tool, Kenny Brother Farms, Shaffner Farms, MetroFab, UAW Local 668, Isabella Bank, Mars Sign, Maple Grille, FIRST GLBR, Carter Lumber, Rick Ford, Catholic Federal, PF Markey, Mama Mias, R&S Marching Arts, Midpointe Party Store.
Mandatory- Washington D.C. pre-trip meeting on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria. All students who are planning to go on the 2018 Washington D.C. trip must attend this meeting along with a parent/guardian. If you are chaperoning the trip, please also plan to meet at 5:00 in room 2 (Mrs. Pedelty’s room) for a chaperone only meeting.
Girls Basketball win tonight and move on to the Regional Finals at Hamady (Flint) 6 PM Wednesday, March 13th. WTG Ladies!!!
Limited Space, Register Today! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/310234/SCHOOLS_OF_CHOICE_APPLICATION_2019-20.pdf
Reminder: Young 5 and Kindergarten Registration Night is Thursday, March 7, at 6:30 pm at Hemlock Elementary 200 Wilson Street! (To save time and lines at the copy machine, please bring copies of birth certificate, shot record, and proof of residency-Consumers bill/tax bill, etc-not drivers licence.) Enrollment packets will be handed out and collected after principal presentation. Hemlock Public Schools preschool and Headstart parents MUST enroll at this event. Students not attending Hemlock Public School's preschool/Headstart program(s) or Young 5 will need to sign up for a hearing and vision screening. If you have any questions you may call 989-642-5221. We can't wait to meet you!
Hemlock youth baseball and softball has extended their registration date thru Sunday, 3/3/19. Don’t miss your last opportunity to sign up online.
Parents and Students- Have you been doing any educational/STEAM experiments/assignments on our snow days? Please submit photos and an explanation to Kelly Phillion-Communications Director at firstname.lastname@example.org for your chance to be featured on our webpage and social media. Principals will have the chance to view and nominate you for a special prize. Stay smart huskies!
Hemlock Public School District will be closed Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Childcare open for those with scheduled care. Stay safe everyone.
Hemlock Public School District will be closed Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Childcare open for those with scheduled care. Stay safe everyone.
Hemlock Public School District will be closed Thursday, February 7, 2019. Childcare will be open for those with scheduled care. We encourage students to keep the love of learning alive with reading and by using our online learning tools we provide. Stay safe everyone.
Hemlock Public School District will be closed Wednesday , February 6, 2019. Childcare open for those with scheduled care. Stay safe everyone.
3 of our teachers were nominated for the FOX66 Golden Apple Award: KC Ling/Tammy Grandy, HMS/Kelley Ludlum, MS and HS/Josh Chase! Vote today at www.wsmh.com/goldenapple Tune in on Wednesday March 6th to "FOX66 News at 10" for the announcement of the winning teacher! The winner will receive a FOX66 Golden Apple Award in their name and will be recognized for their tremendous work on FOX66 throughout March!
Hemlock Public Schools is OPEN on Friday, February 1st for school. We will continue to monitor weather and road conditions into the morning. Please make sure your child(ren) has/have their winter gear on tomorrow morning. Any changes will be communicated right here. For more information about weather delays and closures visit our website at hemlockps.com
Thank you to our amazing support staff that work on snow days, answering phone calls, shoveling snow, and making sure we are ready for students to return to campus.
Hemlock Public School District will be closed Thursday, January 31, 2019. Childcare will be open for those with scheduled care. We encourage students to use this time to read, use online learning tools like Journey's (ELA K-6), Study Sync (ELA 7-8), Go Math (K-8), or at the high school level Khan Academy. Please stay safe, stay warm, and keep the love of learning alive everyone.
Have you registered your preschool, Y5, or Kindergarten student up for the 2019-20 School Year? (Current Y5 and Current Preschool Student's Parents-Please register online for a terrific 2019-20 Hemlock Huskie Kindergarten School Year!) Join the Pack today! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe7RN6u-LQOIxYRtbCO69dtrJ1cBdggWz17x-g1gaMgffRKqQ/viewform
Hemlock Public School District will be closed Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Childcare will be open for those with scheduled care. We encourage students to use this time to read, use online learning tools like Journey's (ELA K-6), Study Sync (ELA 7-8), Go Math (K-8), or at the high school level Khan Academy. Please stay safe, stay warm, and keep the love of learning alive everyone.
Congratulations to this year's Washington DC 8th grade trip Raffle winners: Sue McGregor--55" TV Dave Boillat--Weber Grill Christopher Brennan--Husqvarna Chainsaw Andrew Kozmieski--$250... Andy Wolgast--$250 Thank you to everyone who participated in this event - the kids did a wonderful job and the support from the community was amazing. Special thanks to Countyline Trailers and Equipment and Wohlfeil on State St and Mr. Yell for helping carry the prizes around for us!
Registration for Young 5 and Kindergarten 2019-20 online registration is available today! Click below and register your student today! Parents will be invited to the traditional Kindergarten and Young Five registration event at Hemlock Elementary, 200 Wilson Street on March 7, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe7RN6u-LQOIxYRtbCO69dtrJ1cBdggWz17x-g1gaMgffRKqQ/viewform
Hemlock Public School District will be closed Monday, January 28, 2019. Childcare open for those with scheduled care. Stay safe everyone.
Hemlock Public School District will be closed Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Childcare open for those with scheduled care. Stay safe everyone.
Looking for a FUN cardio workout?? Join Hemlock Community Education every Tuesday night in April for Cardio Drumming! Cost: $6.00 per class Time: 6:00pm - 6:45pm For more information email us at email@example.com or go to our Facebook page "Hemlock Community Education"
Hemlock Public School District will be closed today, January 16, 2019. Stay safe everyone.
No school today!
Hemlock Public School District will be closed today (1.15.19). Stay safe everyone.
Our 8th grade field trip for today (1/15/19) is cancelled, due to weather conditions and our delayed start.
Hope everyone is enjoying their break! See you Monday, January 7, 2019!!!
Congrats, Boys Varsity Soccer! TVC Fall Sportsmanship Award Winner for the Central Division. #TVC-OG-1979
Great night to be a Hemlock Huskie with the Holiday Farmers Market downtown and boys home basketball games. Let's go Huskies!!!
Kindergarten Fund Raiser: Help to raise money for Technology and classroom supplies for the Kindergarten classes. Butter Braids will be sold at $13.00 each and come in several delicious flavors: Apple, Blueberry Cream Cheese, Cinnamon, Raspberry, Strawberry Cream Cheese, Caramel Rolls with Caramel Glaze. Delivery date is December 17th at the Hemlock Elementary between 2:35-4:45 in the Lobby area. Orders and money are due by December 7th. See flier for details.