232 West Grand Street • Hastings, Michigan 49058
(269) 948-4404 • FAX (269) 945-6101
Web Site: www.hassk12.org
Mrs. Sarah Geukes Principal
Mr. Jeff Pratt Dean of Students
HMS Daily Announcements
June 8, 2022
Have a happy summer! School resumes August 22, 2022.
CERC: New CERC policy: No middle school students allowed at the CERC without an adult accompanying them.
Chromebook return: Chromebooks and chargers were collected on May 24th, 2022. Fines for replacement chromebook is $192, charger is $35. We need the items or payment now!
Athletics: There will be many summer opportunities to improve skills. Look for information concerning sports you are interested in on the school facebook page or contact the coach by email, phone call or text. Most sports do not make cuts and are looking for team members even if they have not played before! If you have questions please contact a coach or Mr. Goggins, athletic director, at 269-838-5010 [email protected] .
Sports physicals On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, the Hastings Athletic Department will be offering Sports Physicals for any student athlete entering grades 6-12, for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Physicals will be offered at the High School from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, for a $10.00 donation. Students must have a current physical on file in the Athletic Office, dated after April 14, 2022, in order to practice, try-out, or participate in a High School or Middle School sport during the 2022-2023 school year. Physical cards are available in the High School Athletic Office, the Middle School Office, and are available to print using this link. https://hs.hassk12.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=2177137&type=d&pREC_ID=2181684 Physical Cards will also be available on August 9.
Attention 8th grade girls: High School girls basketball summer schedule. Girls High School Basketball Hard copies are in the office. Pick one up!
Sideline Cheer: HHS Sideline Cheer try-outs for students who will be in grades 9-12 for the 2022-2023 school year will be held at Hastings High School on June 1st, and June 2nd, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. First day of practice will be August 17.Make sure you have a sports physical. If you have questions please contact Coach Jacinto by email at [email protected]
Football: Any student wanting to play 7th or 8th Grade football next Fall, email Mr. Coltson at [email protected] Watch for information in the Hastings Banner and The Reminder. As of this time, the first day of football practice for 7th and 8th graders for the 2022-2023 season is scheduled for Wednesday, August 17. There is also a four day 7th & 8th grade football camp on the HHS football field the week of July 25-28 from 3pm -5pm You can contact Jamie Murphy or Pat Coltson for more information at [email protected] and [email protected] .
Volleyball: HMS Volleyball For the 2022-2023 season the first day of practice/tryouts will be August 23.
Summer Rehearsals (Drumline and Color Guard Only)
Monday, June 6, 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, June 9, 1:00pm - 9:00pm
There will be a 90 minute dinner break. Bring your own meal, have it dropped off, or you may leave and come back.
Washington DC Trip: Departing from HMS at 6pm on June 8, 2022.
Hastings Public Library: To kick off their summer reading program, Hastings Public Library is inviting anyone grades 6-12 to participate in their Nailed It! Competition. On June 9 at 1pm at Thornapple Plaza, teams of two students will attempt to recreate an expertly decorated cake to win prizes. Spots are limited, so register asap. Check hastingspubliclibrary.org for more information and to register. Participants do not have to live in Hastings or have a library card to participate.
Check out Barry Boss! A Shark Tank like contest with TCU & Hastings Public Library.
MS MI-TRADES CAMP
BROUGHT TO YOU BY HASTINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL AND MI-STEM NETWORK This is a 4-week camp designed to expose students to the different trades and job opportunities in the industry. Our goal is to have as many trades workers assist in the class as possible while students work toward the end goal of building dog houses!
LOCATION: HASTINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL
DATES: JULY 18 TO AUGUST 11, 2022
TIME: MONDAY TO THURSDAY, 9 AM TO NOON
LIMIT: 20 STUDENTS
AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
QUESTIONS? [email protected]
ATYP: ATYP Summer Camps are one-week, ½ day camps for middle and early high school students. We have computer, art, writing, chess, and science-based camps that are designed for students who are eager to learn, but there are no eligibility requirements. Most camps are $140 for the week, and half-off scholarships are available for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch. You can find more information and the registration link on the website, wmich.edu/precollege/atyp/summer-programs.
Camp Infinity: The Michigan council of women in technology foundation is running a summer camp for $100 at Davenport College. This camp introduces girls to technology using a hands-on approach.
YMCA CAMPS & SPORTS: Summer sports and Camp registration is taking place now. Registration deadlines are fast approaching! Summer camp begins soon!
Call the YMCA for more information! 269-945-4574.
Family Workshop: Register online for fantastic workshop opportunities! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1N8xkB-grHKiWosaVP7eiFO5Fh1l9PICs/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106664154684499136362&rtpof=true&sd=true
Michigan Child Protection Registry: Are your children safe while online? Michigan families, especially minors, are becoming inundated with advertisements from alcohol, tobacco, pornography, illegal drugs and gambling marketers through different internet and cell phone inboxes. Thankfully, the State of Michigan offers a free program to stop adult advertisements from reaching e-mails, text messages, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. The Michigan Child Protection Registry, like the federal Do Not Call List, is a free do-not-contact service for Michigan’s families and can be located at www.ProtectMIChild.com.
Community Mental Health: Mental Health Services
Boater Safety: You can sign up and take Boater Safety this summer through the Barry County Sheriff's Department. One day only, June 25, 2022. Bring a pencil and lunch. To sign up go to: https://michigan.storefront.kalkomey.com/em/events/1128