Welcome toHarper Creek High School
Cross Country 5:15 PM to 8:15 PMCross CountryDate: Oct 3Time: 5:15 PM to 8:15 PMLocation: Western High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
Girls Swimming and Diving 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMGirls Swimming and DivingDate: Oct 3Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMLocation: Hastings High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
Marching Band Invitational 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMMarching Band InvitationalDate: Oct 3Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMLocation: Coldwater High SchoolCalendar: HC High School Calendar
Harper to perform at 7:25 pm
Early ReleaseDate: Oct 4Calendar: District Calendar
Early Release Dismissal Times
1:30 PM Middle School
1:40 PM High School
2:35PM Elementary Schools
Boys JV Soccer 5:00 PM to 6:00 PMBoys JV SoccerDate: Oct 4Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PMLocation: Harper Creek High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
9/JV/V VB - Pennfield 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM9/JV/V VB - PennfieldDate: Oct 4Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PMLocation: Harper Creek High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
Boys Varsity Soccer 6:30 PM to 7:30 PMBoys Varsity SoccerDate: Oct 4Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PMLocation: Harper Creek High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
HS Conferences 3:00 PM to 7:00 PMHS ConferencesDate: Oct 5Time: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PMCalendar: HC High School Calendar
Boys Tennis 4:00 PM to 6:00 PMBoys TennisDate: Oct 5Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PMLocation: Vicksburg High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
Freshman Football 4:00 PM to 6:00 PMFreshman FootballDate: Oct 5Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PMLocation: Loy Norrix High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
Applebee's NHS Fundraiser 4:00 PM to 9:00 PMApplebee's NHS FundraiserDate: Oct 5Time: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PMCalendar: HC High School Calendar
Consider dining at Applebee's on Oct 5th between 4-9 to support our National Honor Society!
JV Football 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMJV FootballDate: Oct 5Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMLocation: Pennfield High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
Girls Swimming and Diving 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMGirls Swimming and DivingDate: Oct 5Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMLocation: Battle Creek Central High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
Varsity Volleyball 8:30 AM to 4:30 PMVarsity VolleyballDate: Oct 7Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PMLocation: Lakewood High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
9th VB @ Plainwell Quad 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM9th VB @ Plainwell QuadDate: Oct 9Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PMCalendar: HCHS Athletics
HS Picture RetakesDate: Oct 10Calendar: HC High School Calendar
Craft will be here for picture retakes.
Girls Golf Regionals 9:30 AM to 10:00 AMGirls Golf RegionalsDate: Oct 10Time: 9:30 AM to 10:00 AMLocation: St JoeCalendar: HCHS Athletics
District Band Festival 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMDistrict Band FestivalDate: Oct 10Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMLocation: Vicksburg High SchoolCalendar: HC High School Calendar
Harper Creek will perform at 6:45 pm
Girls Swimming and Diving - Otsego 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMGirls Swimming and Diving - OtsegoDate: Oct 10Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMLocation: Harper Creek High SchoolCalendar: HCHS Athletics
Courses & Electives
Are you enrolled in a Graduation Alliance class through HCHS? Do you have a student that is enrolled? If so, use this video to learn how to start your course and navigate Graduation Alliance.
Join us at Ford Field, on Saturday, October 21, at 1:30 p.m. as our Harper Creek Beavers take on Lumen Christi as part of the Catholic High School Prep Bowl.
Wednesday October 4
We will have a spirit bus going to Ford Field. The sign up is in the Athletic office. The cost is $5.00, money is due at sign up.
Our conferences are being held on Thursday Oct 5th and Tuesday Oct 10th from 3-7. Parents can sign up for times using the link on our website. Please make your appointments soon the link closes today Weds Oct 4th at 3.
Students, just a reminder that backpacks need to be in your lockers and not brought to class. Cell phones are also not allowed in class and no hats are to be worn once the school day begins.
Tickets are now on sale for our fall play Alice in Wonderland. They are for sale in the main office. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students/senior citizens, and children 5 and under are free.
NHS is working to further help the community this year with our first big event being Boo Bash! Boo Bash is typically the biggest (and most expensive) event that the NHS puts on. With that, we need funding for candy, prizes, and decorations to throw the largest Halloween event at HCHS! We’d love to see you this week on Thursday, October 5th between 4 and 9 at Applebee’s in the Lakeview Square Mall. If you mention the Harper Creek NHS, 20% of whatever you spend will be donated to our organization. This applies to eat-in orders and take-out. NHS appreciates all you do to continue to build us up and help make things like Boo Bash happen!
Ms. Hurley is looking for two more volunteers for Sunday, November 5th from 1-3. Students will sell tickets, punch tickets, pass out programs, seat people, and sell raffle tickets. Please see Ms. Hurley to sign up or with any questions.
Manufacturing Day will take place on October 10th for students to explore the wide variety of manufacturing careers in our community. This will include a tour of the RMTC, the opportunity to engage with local employers in the manufacturing industry, and a tour of a local manufacturing employer. We are limited to just 40 spots so if you are interested in attending, please stop in the counseling office to sign up. We will leave around 10:40 and will return at approximately 1:45.
Tuesday October 3
Monday October 2
Friday September 29
Thursday September 28
Stop the Silence. Help end the Violence.
All of us can be the eyes and ears of the community and ensure that our children are safe. I encourage everyone—students, staff, parents, and community members— to report potentially harmful or criminal acts using OK2SAY.
To submit a confidential tip:
Harper Creek High School Counselors make every effort to meet the academic, postsecondary, and social emotional needs of every single student at HCHS. We aim to do this by providing individual, small group, and classroom counseling sessions to students across diverse topics as frequently as possible. School Counselors will work with students and parents on scheduling, navigating the complexities of postsecondary planning, career exploration, and managing personal issues.
School Counselors will also help students to complete their Educational Development Plans (EDP's), provide recommendations, offer occupational guidance, help students to locate information relevant to their plans after high school, and assist with scholarship information. In addition, we are here to assist students with other matters such as: attendance, organization, and motivation. While we do not provide long term psychotherapy, we can help provide referrals to local mental health organizations.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have!
Emergency & After Hours Resources
Local Resources for Students and Families
Below are some state-wide emergency and after-hours resources that students and families may find helpful.
Summit Pointe Intensive Crisis Stabilization Team
24/7 Crisis Line (269) 441-5945 or 1-800-632-5449 for urgent mental health needs
The Department of Human Services (DHS)
Personnel staffing the statewide DHS number will connect the mandated reporter to the local county DHS office for purposes of reporting the suspected or actual child abuse/neglect directly to the local DHS for investigation.
Common Ground Crisis Line
Listening Ear Crisis Hotline
Michigan Assault Hotline
Michigan Parent Help Line
RAPLine (Michigan Runaway Assistance Program)
National Resources for Students and Families
Below are some national emergency and after-hours resources that students and families may find helpful.
Referral services: 211 | 211.org
Suicide Prevention (United States): 1-800-273-TALK (8255) | 988lifeline.org
Suicide Prevention (International): befrienders.org
Self-Injury/Cutting: 1-800-366-8288 | selfinjury.com
Eating Disorders: 1-800-931-2237 | nationaleatingdisorders.org
Runaway Hotline: 1-800-231-6946 | 1800runaway.org
Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453 | childhelp.org/hotline/
Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673 | rainn.org
Domestic/Relationship Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 | thehotline.org
Trevor Hotline for LGBTQ Youth: 1-866-488-7386 | thetrevorproject.org
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: SAMHSA National Helpline
Other resources for developing healthy lifestyles, including mental and emotional help: helpguide.org
Crisis Text Line: Text "HOME" to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. Free 24/7
Report an Absence
9th - 12th Grade
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:45 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
7:45 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
7:45 a.m. - 1:40 p.m.
Parent Information Requests
Parents have a right to request information regarding the professional qualifications of their child’s teacher(s) and where appropriate, the paraprofessionals working with their child. Requests are to be made in writing to the building principal.