Battle of Barry County III - Friday, December 13
The 3rd Annual Battle of Barry County takes place this Friday, December 13. Hastings High School is hosting this cross-county rivalry versus Thornapple-Kellogg High School. Varsity wrestling, girls basketball and boys basketball games all start at 4:30 p.m. - along with other spirit activities. Details are in this flyer.
New Cell Phone Policy Takes Effect January 6, 2020
Hastings Area Schools announces new cell phone policy aimed at improving the learning environment. This policy shift is based on many things, including, but not limited to, the overwhelming and continued misuse of these devices by students during the school day. Research also supports the notion that our adolescent students are becoming more and more reliant on these devices at the cost of focus, social skill development, and scholastic achievement.This policy will take effect upon returning from the semester break. Details can be found in these three documents:
Cold/Flu Season Supplies Needed
To help combat this cold/flu season, we are in need of the following supplies:
- Hand Sanitizer
- Facial Tissues
- Disinfecting Wipes or Bleach Wipes
- Lysol Spray
Supplies donated will be distributed to classrooms throughout the building for use. If anyone feels led to donate any items, it would be greatly appreciated! You can send them in with your student or drop them off in the high school office. Thank you!
Hastings is a member of BCAN!
Hastings Area School System is a member of Barry Career Access Network, known as BCAN! Our efforts are directed toward increasing the percentage of greater Barry County residents with post-high school certificates or degrees to 60% by the year 2025.
BCAN!, which is part of the Michigan College Access Network system, is more than a college access network for young people in Barry County. It is an effort to help people find their passion and success in careers that are high in skill, demand, and rewards.
HHS Fight Song
Boost for our high schoolThe best in the land
Cheers for ol' Hastings
Triumphant it will stand
Loyal and true
With main and with might
O'er all victorious
We'll win it in the Fight!
Loud raise your voices
For old Hastings High
Sing to her praises
Her banner raise on high
We'll honor and cherish
Her glories and fame
And all stand united
Her memories to acclaim