Welcome to Harbor Springs High School

On behalf of the faculty and staff of Harbor Springs High School, I am pleased to welcome you to the 2020-2021 school year.  We look forward to helping your child grow and discover their talents, expand their academic knowledge, and ultimately prepared for their post-secondary path.  We are excited for the opportunity to work with your child during their educational journey.

Harbor Springs High School offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular programs for students to explore.  We appreciate the sustained support provided by parents, community members, and local businesses.  We pledge to continue to work hard to make our academic and extracurricular programs even stronger to ensure our students are successful and prepared upon graduation.

If you have questions, comments, or recommendations, you may contact me directly at bplackemeier@harborps.org or (231)526-4855.

Brad Plackemeier, Principal

High School Highlights

  • Michigan Youth in Government
  • Spanish 
  • Robotics and STEM
  • High college acceptance rates at prestigious universities for honors certified students
  • National Honor Society
  • AP options in English, Calculus and Computer Science Principals
  • Accelerated Math program grades 8-12
  • Highly qualified, compassionate staff
  • Advanced technology for student use and instruction in drafting/journalism labs
  • Athletic opportunities
  • Fine Arts: Band, Music, Drama

Important Dates for Seniors

End of the Year Dates
May 21st – Last day of classes for Seniors – Senior Checkout
May 25th – Senior Honors Convocation – HSHS Performing Arts Center – By Invitation Only
May 27th – Senior Car Parade at 6:00 PM – Line up at Ottawa Stadium at 5:30 PM
June 6th – Graduation at 2:30 PM at Ottawa Stadium 

Sign Sale Supports Class of 2021

Hello Ram Fans,
The class of 2021 is selling Ram Fan and Senior Signs again this year! This is a fundraiser for the Senior All Night Party. Signs will be on sale until May 15th so don’t wait! Follow the link below to order. 
Directions for ordering are as follows:
1. Click HERE and open the gallery “Harbor Springs Seniors” –
 2. Click on the sign you’d like to purchase (personalized or no name) the current name (Marlee) is just an example of what the personalized sign will look like. 
 3. Click “Buy” and add to cart ( you may be required to click on the arrow next to the price depending on your system. 
 4. Click “View Cart” 
 5. Check out
 6. Enter your information. You will be required to fill out shipping information by they will be shipped to one location and then an email will be sent with local pick up information. 
 7. If you want a sign personalized you MUST use the “add note to studio” under payment and enter your personalization here. 
 8. If you choose a sign with a photo the sign will be printed with your student’s senior picture they have chosen for the yearbook. You do NOT have to upload a picture. If you would like a different picture please email me at jaimiepierce233@yahoo.com and I will put you in touch with the person who can help you with that. 
The turn around on these signs are not long, so order yours today! 
Seniors will be selling a limited number of the “RAM FAN” signs at Little League Opening Day May 1, 2021. Let’s support our seniors and give the a great send off with this fundraiser where everyone can be involved!


HSHS Yearbook Deadline – Sunday (5/16/2021) is the last day to order a copy of the Rampage yearbook.  All of the required information and payment options can be accessed at Rampage Order.
End of the Year DatesSpecific information and details for the following dates will be communicated as each approaches.
May 21st – Last day of classes for Seniors
May 25th – Senior Honors Night (7:00 PM)
May 27th – Senior Car Parade (6:00 PM)June 6th – Graduation (2:30 PM)
June 11th – Last day of school for Grades 9th/10th/11th
Repeat Items:
Welding AcademyChar-Em is conducting two, three-day Welding Academy camps this summer.  More information is included in the attached document or online at Welding Academy Information
Nitaazhitoojik Industrial Training (NIT) NIT is collaborating with the Industrial Arts Institute and Northern Michigan’s leading manufacturers in providing the Work-Based Learning Welding Program.  More information on the program can be found at Industrial Arts Institute.
Construction Trades Summer OpportunityInformation is attached for this student opportunity.  
Calendar of Events
Saturday, May 15th9:15 AM – Tennis Quad @ Petoskey
Sunday, May 16th – 1:00 PM – Golf @ Johannesburg Invitational
Monday, May 17th
4:00 PM – Track & Field @ Kalkaska
4:30 PM – Golf @ Traverse City St. Francis
5:00 PM – Girls Soccer @ Cheboygan
Tuesday, May 18th
4:30 PM – Junior Varsity Baseball vs. Grayling
4:30 PM – Varsity Baseball @ Grayling
4:30 PM – Tennis vs. Grayling
Wednesday, May 19th
2:00 PM – Golf (Boyne Highlands)
Thursday, May 20th
Tennis Regionals @ Traverse City
4:30 PM – JV Baseball vs. Elk Rapids
5:00 PM – Girls Soccer vs. Buckley
Friday, May 21st
4:30 PM – Varsity Baseball @ Elk Rapids
5:00 PM – Girls Soccer @ Grayling
Saturday, May 22nd
Track & Field Regionals @ East Jordan
Golf @ LMC Championship

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2020-2021 Calendar


54901 Mound Road, Shelby Township, MI 48316

Telephone: (800) 256-9559 / Fax: (586) 677-9036


Established in 1970

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Important Links:

High School Office Contacts:


Guidance Counselor

Administrative Assistant






Brad Plackemeier

Shelby Richardson

Tina Haas

Annette Ouellette






School Office:  231-526-4800

School Fax:  231-526-4833

Attendance Line:  231-526-4880

Address:  500 Spring Street

                 Harbor Springs, MI 49740