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

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.

FARM Bus is on the move!
Our new FARM Bus was off and running today, June 29! The green bus will visit three locations in the community - Port O'Call Mobile Home Park (10:45-11:15 AM), Park Meadows Apts. (11:30-noon) & Briar Hills Apts. (12:15-12:45 PM) - every weekday, delivering meals each day and book check-outs on Tuesdays. It will also visit two migrant camps every Saturday - New Day Farms (11:30-noon) & Hamlin Farms (12:15-12:45 PM).

If you would like to volunteer for book check-out, please contact Tracy Hiatt at 269-615-5291.

Congratulations to the 2015 P.R.I.D.E. Community Volunteer Award Winners:


2015 P.R.I.D.E. Community Volunteer Award recipients:  Blessings in a Backpack volunteers, KIDS HOPE volunteers, and SHPD Officer Antwan Bell.
Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program
The Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program is a great option for parents who are concerned about feeding their children now that school meals are no longer available. Children need good nutrition during the summer months so they can return in the fall nourished and ready to learn. You can text ‘FOOD’ to 877-877 or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY for assistance locating free and nutritious summer meals. Both numbers will help you find a Meet Up and Eat Up site near you. Again, text ‘FOOD’ to 877-877 or call 1-866-348-6479. Thank you and I hope you and your family have a fun and safe summer.
PRIDE Day 2015
The SHPS community celebrated its very first PRIDE Day on Friday, June 5. Every student and staff member wore a special PRIDE T-shirt for the occasion to show off their school spirit!  This video was created by SHHS 10th grade student Jonathan Deschaine.

PRIDE Day 2015

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


Student of the Month - Devonte Williams, 11th grade student, L.C. Mohr High School 
P.R.I.D.E. Award - Amy Walantyn, Director of Transportation, Administration
Golden Keyboard - Adam Verseput, 8th grade teacher, Baseline Middle School

Front row, from left: Adam Verseput, Amy Walantyn, Devonte Williams
Back row, from left: Annie Brown, Laura Box, Corey Davis, Bryan Lewis, Joe DeGrandchamp, Everitt Phillips, Tyler Dotson

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

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

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

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

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 for Construction Projects
Melissa Miller at  for Technology Projects


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

click link below to watch video

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


* Section 504 Non-Discrimination Information for Parents CLICK HERE
* South Haven Public Schools 
Anti-Harassment Policy Board Policy, Adopted: November 2014 CLICK HERE

Local South Haven Vendors
 Be a Part of the Upcoming Bond Projects.

  • Prospective Construction vendors should contact:  
    Troy Redman with Owen Ames Kimball at
    Prospective Technology vendors should contact: 
    Melissa Miller at
    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:  


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View videos of our students in action

Superintendent's Message
Posted on 05/15/2015
Dear Parents and Community Members:  
Recent News

MSBOA District VI Jazz Festival
Posted on 05/15/2015
MSBOA District VI Jazz Festival was a SMASH hit!  READ MORE...
Career & Early College Academy
Posted on 05/15/2015
SHHS to Launch Medical Assisting Program Cohort in Fall 2015  READ MORE...
Baseline Readers
Posted on 05/15/2015
Forty one Baseline Middle School students experienced a new class this year, Scholastic’s Read 180.   READ MORE...
Lincoln Elementary Gets a Green School Award
Lincoln Elementary has been recognized as an official Michigan Green School.   READ MORE...