Vision: South Haven Public Schools is THE district of choice,
where all students graduate with outstanding academic skills and exemplary character.

Mission:
To offer our students innovative learning opportunities that engage, ignite and challenge them and to support our students in taking control of their own futures through service, citizenship, scholarship, and personal responsibility.

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Letter from the Superintendent regarding Schools of Choice:

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Based on feedback from staff and questions from parents and community members, it appears there may be some confusion about our District's policy on Schools of Choice.  READ MORE

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Parent Information Regarding MSTEP Testing, Including the State's Official Position on Parental Opt Out of Assessments:

Please click below for information regarding the new state-required MSTEP testing.  If you have any questions, please contact your child's Principal.  

MSTEP Parent Letter
MSTEP State's Position on Opt Out

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Congratulations to the April P.R.I.D.E. Award Winners:
aprpride

Front Row:  Lisa Miller, Teagan Pleasant, Anita Wright
Back Row:  Tyler Dotson, Laura Bos, Bryan Lewis, Joe DeGrandchamp, Annie Brown, Everritt Phillips, Keith Nelson


P.R.I.D.E. Award
:  Anita Wright, 2nd Grade Teacher, Maple Grove Elementary

Student of the Month:  Teagan Pleasant, 3rd Grade, Lincoln Elementary
Golden Keyboard Award:  Lisa Miller, Kindergarten Teacher, Maple Grove Elementary


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District Calendar Update - Last Day of School is June 9th

In order to receive full funding from MDE the District is required to hold 176 student days of instruction, 1098 hours of instruction and 30 hours of professional development.  Due to the number of school cancellations this year and the fact that MDE did not waive any additional days, we will be required to make up two student days of instructions.   Therefore, the following changes have been made to our District Calendar:

June 3     Full Day for All Students
June 4     Full Day for All Students
​June 5     High School Students attend AM Only – Exams and Records
                Full Day for K-8 Students
June 8     All Students attend AM only – Exams and Records
June 9     All Students attend AM only – Exams and Records - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL​

June 10   Teacher In-service

If you have questions, please contact your Building Principal or Dr. Herrera.  Your support and flexibility are greatly appreciated.


Click here to view the full calendar

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Kindergarten Round-up - Monday, April 20th & Tuesday, April 21st:


Please see the attached flier for information regarding registering your child for Kindergarten or Pre-K for the 2015-16 school year.  Kindergarten Roundup Flier 2015.pdf

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ATTENTION:  Local Contractors Interested in SHPS Bond Projects
Local contractors interested in finding out more about upcoming bond projects who were unable to attend the Contractor Outreach Meeting may obtain more information and be placed on the bidder lists by contacting the following people:

Troy Redman at troyr@oakmi.com for Construction Projects
Melissa Miller at
mmiller@secantcorp.com  for Technology Projects

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South Haven Students Teamed to Make Toy Cars for Hospitalized Children.

click link below to watch video
http://www.wwmt.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/Class-makes-toys-for-sick-kids-64450.shtml


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We are preparing students for the world's work with
Project Lead the Way
read more

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POLICY NOTICES*

* Section 504 Non-Discrimination Information for Parents CLICK HERE
* South Haven Public Schools 
Anti-Harassment Policy Board Policy, Adopted: November 2014 CLICK HERE
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BOND INFORMATION:
Local South Haven Vendors
:
 Be a Part of the Upcoming Bond Projects.

  • Prospective Construction vendors should contact:  
    Troy Redman with Owen Ames Kimball at troyr@oakmi.com
    Prospective Technology vendors should contact: 
    Melissa Miller at mmiller@secantcorp.com
    Indicate that you are interested in South Haven Public Schools projects, your contact information, and area of interest/services offered.
    Owens-Ames-Kimball, Co. SHPS Project Blog including their web page plan room: http://southhavenrams.blogspot.com/  

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ACTIVITY SCHEDULE - Winter 2015
SHPS Facebook

View videos of our students in action


Superintendent's Message
Posted on 03/02/2015
Dear Parents and Community Members:   READ MORE...
Recent News

CECA
Career & Early College Academy
Posted on 03/02/2015
The Career and Early College Academy located at South Haven’s Lake Michigan College campus recently implemented a “Flex Friday” schedule at the start of the new semester.   READ MORE...
iPads Rolled Out to Each Third Grader
Posted on 03/02/2015
South Haven third graders exploded with excitement recently when iPads were placed in their hands to provide them with the tools needed to utilize emerging technologies, which increase learning and prepare students for the world’s work.   READ MORE...
Attention All High School Seniors!
Posted on 12/01/2014
Want to go to college? Not sure how to pay for college?  READ MORE...
School Closings & Delays
Posted on 11/25/2014
Once again I am forced to remind our parents about the challenges we frequently face in Michigan regarding school closings and delays.   READ MORE...