Blue Water CAN e-newsletter: https://www.smore.com/6a4jp-blue-water-college-access-network?ref=email
Central Middle School Band Director Shawna Manhart once again led her students through an annual community service project of cleaning up roads in their community."On Saturday, July 16, 2022, a small but mighty group of 8th Grade band members and families helped to pick up trash on the Lapeer Connector for Michigan's Adopt-A-Highway program. We picked up 12 bags of trash! Thank you to everyone who helped."
Our tireless Food & Nutrition Department has been working hard all summer to serve meals throughout our community via the Meet Up and Eat up annual program. Director of Food & Nutrition Mary Kurkowski reports that her team has served, “600-800 breakfast and lunches each day.” Thank you for all of your hard work and the impact you continue to make!
Summer sports camps continue to showcase and develop the talents of our student athletes. This group of competitors participated in the Port Huron Northern volleyball camp!
Sports Physicals Our district and district partner McLaren Port Huron care about our student athletes. Reminder to all student athletes: You must have a sports physical on file dated after April 15, 2022 to try out and participate in 2022-23 school year sports. Students who do not have updated physicals on file will not be eligible to try out. You may bring an updated physical with you on the first day of tryouts, August 8, 2022. These are our local McLaren options for scheduling appointments. If there are any issues with transportation or cost for physicals, please contact your school’s athletic director.
Schools of Choice Deadline Approaching July is the month to enroll at Port Huron Schools for the fall of 2022. The school of choice window is open now through July 30. Out of district families can apply by contacting Port Huron Schools via email at email@example.com, or by either calling or stopping by the Administration office weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Port Huron Schools offers personalized success to students with services and programming that is unparalleled in other districts in our region. Dual enrollment with St. Clair County Community College, K through 12 STEAM programming, access to St. Clair TEC programming and exclusive business and work based learning partnerships with McLaren Port Huron and P.J. Wallbank Springs all offer opportunity and unique pathways for our students. Middle College access provides our students the option of earning an Associates degree for free during high school. At Port Huron Schools, we are proud that our students have choices for their best path to success.
Job Fair on Tuesday, August 2 for PHSchools Kitchen Assistants
Meet Up and Eat Up sites through August 5.
Port Huron Schools is hosting elementary, middle and high school summer school programming made possible through grant funding. Through the success of the high school programs, several students (almost one a day) have been able to earn their diplomas and will be noted as graduating with their classmates in 2022. This is a huge milestone for these students and we are very proud of their commitment and determination.
Former Port Huron High football and baseball coach Richard D. Hillaker will be inducted into the Michigan High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame in September 2022. Mr. Hillaker was inducted into the Port Huron Sports Hall of Fame in 1999. He was a football coach at PHHS for 33 years and a baseball coach for 29. He was named “Coach of the Year” twice. Congratulations!
We are appreciative of the Youth Advisory Council at the St. Clair County Community Foundation for supporting our Team 3667 FIRST Robotics Mecanum Knights with a grant for new technology! To read more, please go to this link: https://www.stclairfoundation.org/port-huron-schools-first-robotics-yac-grant/
Same day sports physicals are available for student athletes through McLaren Port Huron providers.
PHHS wrestling camp was a big success! We appreciate everyone who participated in the fun clinic.
Summer fun is in effect! PHHS volleyball camp is in session.
In case you missed either of the live streams of the PHN or PHHS Commencement ceremonies this week, please go to: https://www.facebook.com/PortHuronSchools
Each year, #1PHASD pays tribute to our graduates by selecting four students chosen by the Principals as representatives of their class. This year, Kade Hansel was chosen as one of the students at PHS - Port Huron High! https://vimeo.com/708357443
Each year, #1PHASD pays tribute to our graduates by selecting four students chosen by the Principals as representatives of their class. This year, Avery Allen was chosen as one of the students at PHS - Port Huron High! https://vimeo.com/708357256
Each year, #1PHASD pays tribute to our graduates by selecting four students chosen by the Principals as representatives of their class. This year, Malachi Mitchell was chosen as one of the students at PHS - Port Huron Northern! https://vimeo.com/708357515
Each year, #1PHASD pays tribute to our graduates by selecting four students chosen by the Principals as representatives of their class. This year, Grace Schroll was chosen as one of the students at PHS - Port Huron Northern! https://vimeo.com/708357329
Friends of the St. Clair River challenges 5th grade students every year to submit a Sturgeon Story poster that showcases their knowledge of the Lake Sturgeon by means of art, song, diagram, or poetry. They received over 300 poster entries from 5th graders across St. Clair County and narrowed it down to 13 finalists. Finalists were chosen for their creativity and content related to Lake Sturgeon conservation. Each of the posters will be on display at the Blue Water Sturgeon Festival on June 4 for the public to vote on. It's up to the community to select the top three winners by virtual donations now or with pocket change at the festival on June 4. The top three winners will receive a prize package and see their art included in Friends of the St. Clair River's 2023 Sturgeon Celebration Calendar. Three of the finalists are from #1PHASD! - Brooklyn Emigh, Michigamme - Khloe Faust, Michigamme - Collin Robinson, Crull View the finalists and vote here: https://www.scriver.org/our-programs/sturgeon-festival/sturgeon-stories/