Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions...We have answers. We hope this information will answer some of the most common questions, but if you need more information, please feel free to give us a call at (989) 684-1723. We're here to help!

Handy FAQ's

What time does school start?

7:19 a.m.

What time does school end each day?

2:12 p.m.

When are Parent-Teacher Conferences?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016:  4-7 PM

What School Supplies and Textbooks Do I Need?

Supplies: General lists on:  HMS home page, under Students tab; also appears each Fall in the 1st newsletter

Texts are issued through the Library Media Center. A list w/ links can be found on the Student page. Information about texts can also be found on the LMC page as well as the Parents page.

Are you Social? What about Facebook & Twitter?

YES! Please "like" the Handy Facebook page to get updates on happenings at Handy and FOLLOW US on Twitter!

Do you have any Fundraiser programs?

Listed on the first newsletter and link on the parent page

How do I join the Booster Club?

hmsvolunteer@bcschools.net or HandyBoosterClub@bcschools.net or call 989-684-7478

What's the Sports Schedule?

See schedule on newsletter or just look under the Departments menu on the Web Site (HERE)

How do I know if we have school today? 

Check the district website for any school closing.  The superintendent will send our a phone message the morning of the closing.  If school is closed due to professional development or vacation days, check the calendar provided on the web page.

What is my student's progress

Parents can always communicate with the teachers using the building web page.  When you click on "contact us", teachers will be listed and they are attached to an e-mail address.  Counselors are also available to answer progress questions.  They are also connected to an email address.

I received a call from Handy, can you tell me who called?

If a teacher or staff have called, they will leave a message.  We also encourage your child to do the same.  If they left a message, please check and we can help you if you have a staff's name.

 

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