Weekly Announcements                                             September 20, 2019


One Community, One Fight - Click here to view a document containing information for a dinner benefitting a couple of Harbor Springs families in November.

8th Grade Trip Parent Meeting - All parents of 8th Grade students are invited to attend an informational meeting for the Chicago Trip on Wednesday, September 25th at 5:00 PM in the HSMS Large Group Room.  If you are unable to attend the Wednesday night meeting, another meeting will be held on Thursday, September 26th at 5:00 PM in the HSMS Large Group Room.  

HSMS Triathlon - Triathlon snacks still needed! If you can provide snacks for participants to enjoy at the end of the triathlon please contact me at kholzschu@harborps.org

HSMS Triathlon - Students in grades 6th, 7th, and 8th will have the opportunity to participate in the inaugural HSMS Triathlon later this month.  Click here to view a letter from Mrs. Holzschu.

Open Gyms
Boys Basketball - Sunday nights from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM in the Shay Gym for any boy in the 6th, 7th, or 8th Grades.  The format will consist of 30 minutes of drills, 30 minutes of scrimmages, and 30 minutes of open gym time.
Girls Basketball - Open gym times are every Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM in the Middle School gym and every Sunday from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM in the High School gym.  The girls basketball program would love to see any interested girls attending one or both each week.

5th Grade Kayak Field Trip - Fifth graders had a wonderful time experiencing kayaking this week. They spent three hours learning about safety, paddling tips, our environment and working together as a team.  Special thanks to The Outfitter for providing kayaks and on water support!  

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Michigan Youth in Government - Michigan Youth in Government has started.  Students need to officially register and pay for conference in Lansing by Friday, October 4th.  Registration and payment is processed online at https://myig.reggo.org/register/events.  Scholarships are available via MYIG for those in need. Students must be registered for the program first, then fill out financial need form at http://myig.org/cost-and-financial-assistance-60/.  Scholarship requests must be sent by September 30th.  Please contact Mrs. Inglehart (linglehart@harborps.org), Ms. Kilar (akilar@harborps.org) or Mr. Erdmann (jerdmann@harborps.org) with any questions.

Fall Tennis Opportunities - Bay Tennis & Fitness is offering a variety of classes for kids to improve their tennis skills.  More information can be found by clicking here.

Cub Scout Information - Cub Scout registration information can be found by clicking here.

Harbor Springs Ski/Snowboard Swap - Information for the Harbor Springs Ski Team's ski and snowboard swap can be found by clicking here

TONIC Sol FA - Click here for Information for an October performance in the Performing Arts Center.

Hot Topics for Parents of Teens - Click here for more detailed information for the first forum in a series available for Northern Michigan families.  Parenting 101!  Raising Kids Who Function Well, will be held on Thursday, October 10th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in Petoskey.  

5th Grade Attendance - Attention 5th grade families.  If your student is going to be absent for any reason, please phone the attendance line at 526-4770 or email Mrs. Mathews at vmathews@harborps.org.  A call to their homeroom teacher is not necessary when using the attendance line.  Mrs. Mathews will enter the absence in PowerSchool for the teachers to reference throughout the school day.  

Kids Club - Students from Kindergarten through 5th Grade have the opportunity to participate in an after school Kids Club.  More information is available by clicking here.

Choir Opportunity - Students have the opportunity to participate in an after school choir beginning this month.  An informational meeting will be held for students in 6th through 12th Grade on Tuesday, September 10th after school in the high school PAC Greenroom.  More information can be found by clicking here.

Hammerhead Swim Club - Students interested in participating in the Hammerhead Swim Club can access information for the start of the season by clicking here

Hunter Safety Course - The Emmet County Sheriff's Department will be conducting a hunter safety course in September.  More detailed information may be found by clicking here.

Calendar of Events
Monday, September 23rd
HSMS Volleyball vs. Boyne City (4:30 PM)

Tuesday, September 24th
HSMS Football vs. Charlevoix (5:00 PM)

Wednesday, September 25th
HSMS Volleyball @ Kalkaska (4:30 PM)

Thursday, September 26th
HSMS Cross Country @ Mackinaw City Invitational (4:00 PM)

Friday, September 27th
HSMS Triathlon (1:30 PM)



Brad Plackemeier, Principal
Harbor Springs Middle School
800 S. State Street
Harbor Springs, MI  49740