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HSMS Weekly Announcements

January 14, 2022

Semester End

The first semester ends on January 21 with a half day of school, 11:00 dismissal. The second semester begins on January 24.


January 19-21 Schedule Change

Due to HSHS final exams, HSMS will make the following changes to our daily schedule:

Wednesday, January 19

  • Geometry and Algebra II report to HSHS for exams at 8:00, ride shuttle to HSMS at 9:30

  • 5th hour Art reports to MS art classroom.

  • 5th hour Strength & Conditioning reports to Large Group Room. 

  • 5th hour Spanish reports to Mrs. McShanock’s classroom. 

  • All 6th hour classes will attend the girls 8th grade basketball game at HSMS at 2:15.

Thursday, January 20

  • Geometry & Algebra II report to Mrs. McShannock’s classroom at 8:00 for math iReady testing

  • All HSMS students eat lunch at HSMS. 

  • 5th hour Spanish eats from 11:15-11:35 and rides shuttle to HSHS at 11:40 for 11:50-1:25 class. 

  • 5th hour Art and Strength & Conditioning eats from 12:15-12:50 at HSMS, catch shuttle to HSHS at 12:50, attend 5th hour from 12:55-1:25. Students with 6th hour at HS report to 6th hour classes. Students with 6th hour at MS catch shuttle and report to the large group room. 

  • Students with just 6th hour at HS catch shuttle at 1:25 and report to 6th hour teachers. 

Friday, January 21

  • 8:00-9:30 5th hour Art, Strength & Conditioning, Spanish, report to HSHS for exams. 

  • 9:35-11:00 6th hour Art, Strength & Conditioning, Spanish, Woodshop report to HSHS for exams.


HSMS Friday ½ Day Schedule

First Hour 8:00-8:26 

Second Hour 8:31-8:57

Third Hour 9:02-9:28

*students who have 6th hour at HSHS take shuttle to HSHS at 9:28

Fourth Hour 9:33-9:59 

*students with 5th hour at HSHS return to HSMS via shuttle and report to normal 4th hour classes upon arrival.

Fifth Hour 10:04-10:30 

*students who had 5th hour at HSHS report to Mrs. McShannock’s classroom and then to normal 6th hour teachers

Sixth Hour 10:35-11:00



Ms Talcott is currently collecting the following types of photographs to include in this year’s Middle School Yearbook and she needs YOUR help. 
Sports Team Photos [Games, Meets and Practices]
School Activity Photos 
Student Life Photos [Spirit Week]
Directly email your photos to Ms Talcott at jtalcott@harborps.org or you may reach out to her for a Google Drive link where you can upload your images yourself. 
Your time and help is greatly appreciated to make this the best yearbook yet! 


Events & Activities: (see attached PDFs and http://harborps.org/athletics/ for details)

  • 1/17 MS Basketball at East Jordan, dismiss at 2:50
  • 1/18 MS Ski Meet at Nubs, dismiss at 2:30
  • 1/19 MS Basketball home v. Boyne City, 2:15 


COVID testing for athletes will be done once weekly on Mondays from 7:30-8:00 AM in the large group room.

Eligibility for the new quarter began Friday, November 26. Students must be eligible in all of their classes (60% or better overall grade) to participate in school sports and school sponsored extracurricular activities, including the musical. 

Cell Phone Policy:

Cell phones are not allowed to be in use between 8:00-3:00 on the middle school campus. If you send your child to school with a cell phone, please reiterate to them that phones should be kept off and out of sight throughout the day. Please review our HSPS policy below.

HSPS Code of Conduct, page 9

  • Some events/activities/offers are not sponsored by the School District. The School District assumes no responsibility for the conduct or safety of persons attending or participating in the event/activity/offer. 
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Contact Information

Heather Keiser, Principal
Harbor Springs Middle School



Attendance Line:

800 South State Street
Harbor Springs, MI 49740