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 2021-2022 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

  • Highly qualified, compassionate staff
  • High college acceptance rates at prestigious colleges and universities 
  • AP options in English, Calculus and Computer Science principles
  • Accelerated Math program grades 8-12
  • Career and Technical Education 
  • Dual enrollment
  • Robotics and STEM
  • Fine Arts: Art, Band, Jazz Band, Music Production
  • Spanish
  • Michigan Youth in Government 
  • National Honor Society
  • 1:1 Computer Technology (Mac)
  • Athletic opportunities

HSHS Weekly Update 5/13/22

HSHS Football – The football program will be continuing off-season workouts for the remainder of the school year and throughout the summer.  Athletes interested in playing are still able to sign up and attend.  If you need more information, please contact Coach Greg Ganfield at 704-641-6572 or gganfield@aol.com.
Senior Final Exams – Seniors will complete their final exams on Wednesday (5/25/2022) and Thursday (5/26/2022).  Students will complete finals for 5th and 6th Hours on Wednesday.  Finals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Hour classes will be on Thursday.  At the conclusion of final exams on Thursday, Seniors will participate in the Graduation Walk through the elementary schools at 1:00 PM followed by graduation practice at the stadium.  
Second Semester Dates – Please note the following dates for second semester:
  • May 24th – Senior Honors Night (7:00 PM)
  • May 26th – Last day of school for Seniors
  • May 26th – Senior Graduation Walk (1:00 PM)
  • May 26th – Senior Car Parade (7:00 PM)
  • June 5th – Graduation (2:30 PM)
  • June 10th – Last Day of School
Calendar of Events
Friday, May 20th
Lacrosse vs. Saginaw Heritage (4:30 PM)
Saturday, May 21st
Golf @ LMC Championship/Antrim Dells (10:00 AM)
Soccer vs. Birmingham Seaholm (12:00 PM)
Monday, May 23rd
Tennis @ LMC Championships/Traverse City (9:00 AM)
Golf @ Charlevoix (9:00 AM)
JV Baseball vs. Boyne City (4:30 PM)
Varsity Baseball @ Boyne City (4:30 PM)
Soccer @ St. Francis (5:00 PM)
Wednesday, May 25th
Track & Field @ LMC Championships/Boyne City (3:00 PM)
Thursday, May 26th
Varsity Baseball vs. Alanson (4:00 PM)



5/14 – Prom
5/24 – Senior Honors Night (by invite only)
5/26 – Seniors’ last day
          Elementary/MS graduate walk-through
          Graduation practice
         *Senior car parade @ 7 p.m.
 6/5  –  Graduation @ 2:30 p.m. at Ottawa Stadium

Important Links:


54901 Mound Road, Shelby Township, MI 48316

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


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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


Harbor Springs High School 500 Spring Street Harbor Springs, MI 49740