Haslett Robotics Team looks to continue success

If the Haslett High School football team was to go to four back-to-back world championships there would be quite a frenzy around the school. That has not happened yet. In fact, few Haslett teams have ever gone to a world championship for anything. But there is one team at Haslett

Governor Snyder meets with Haslett High students for Q&A

Haslett High School’s Advanced Placement Government, Journalism, and Student Council members had the opportunity to attend a press conference with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Oct. 15. Multiple students from each class attended to meet the Governor and ask him political questions concerning the upcoming elections. He addressed topics such

Three Haslett High seniors commended for PSAT performances

Three Haslett High School students this year were commended for their performances in the National Merit Scholarship competition.  Seniors Lizzie Wenzel, Anna Schmidt and Isabel Taylor all received notice of their achievements based on exceptional test scores. “My mom emailed counselor Samantha Brunnschweiler and told me the news,” Wenzel said.

New science teacher at Haslett High School

A new teacher has joined the science department at Haslett High School. Earth science teacher Heather Cox has replaced long-time science teacher Michelle Begin, who moved to Virginia during the summer for her husband’s work. Cox has taught science for 25 years in eight different schools and in many states

News

College Board overhaul for the better?

The 2014-2015 school year will  include struggle for teachers  teaching AP US History. The new framework requires teachers to create a new exam and lesson plan. This problem with the new board change, will bring trouble for the teachers and students. Haslett High School Social Studies teacher Jeffrey Smith sees good and bad in the

Sports

Haslett Boys Varsity Tennis wins regionals for fourth time

Haslett High School’s varsity boys tennis team took first place  at Regionals Oct. 9. The tournament was hosted by Haslett High. The nine schools that participated were Haslett, Waverly, Charlotte, Hastings, Eaton Rapids, Ionia, Fowlerville, DeWitt and Mason high schools. “I think DeWitt and Charlotte are Haslett’s top two competitors. Charlotte won singles,”


Features

Harry Potter Club gets going at Haslett High

Harry Potter Club, the largest club in Haslett High School, is back. Club members meet every other Friday after school in Alison Dykman’s classroom. “To join, we recomend everyone reads the books, but devoted fans are always welcome,” co-head master Cheasea Moffatt said. Potter club has fun and games. Each

Opinion

Smoking damages more than lungs

Walking around the city of Lansing, passing by a yard full of children playing outside, I look up to see their babysitter sitting on the cracked front porch step with a smoldering torch between her fingers. She brings it up to her lips, inhales with her eyes closed, seemingly enjoying

Students recognized for excellence

Student of the month is an opportunity offered at Haslett High School to recognize select students that are hand chosen by teachers. “Staff members nominate a student who has done exceptional or who was doing poorly and has jumped to exceptional.” Secretary, Amy Fossum said. The very first student of

Harry Potter Club gets going at Haslett High

Harry Potter Club, the largest club in Haslett High School, is back. Club members meet every other Friday after school in Alison Dykman’s classroom. “To join, we recomend everyone reads the books, but devoted fans are always welcome,” co-head master Cheasea Moffatt said. Potter club has fun and games. Each

Haslett Boys Varsity Tennis wins regionals for fourth time

Haslett High School’s varsity boys tennis team took first place  at Regionals Oct. 9. The tournament was hosted by Haslett High. The nine schools that participated were Haslett, Waverly, Charlotte, Hastings, Eaton Rapids, Ionia, Fowlerville, DeWitt and Mason high schools. “I think DeWitt and Charlotte are Haslett’s top two competitors. Charlotte won singles,”

HHS marching band performs at Grand Ledge Invitational

The Haslett Viking marching band performed in the Grand Ledge Invitational on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The invitational consists of various marching bands, including the Grand Ledge and Michigan State University marching bands, performing their half-time shows. Haslett performed it Fire and Ice Half-time show, including songs “We Didn’t Start the