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Did you know that nine Hartland High School basketball players chose Hartland Middle School faculty members as "a Hartland Consolidated Schools Staff Member that has made a difference in his educational and athletic endeavors"?  We are proud that so many students recognize and value the hard work, compassion, and dedication shown by our teachers each and every day.

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Welcome to Hartland Middle School at Ore Creek


Hartland Middle School at Ore Creek is part of a long tradition of excellence in Hartland Schools.  We consistently outperform other schools and far exceed State averages in our yearly State of Michigan student achievement testing; we offer an excellent academic, athletic, and arts program; and we meet the individual social and emotional needs of our students through strong connections with adults.  We have approximately 950 students in seventh and eighth grade, with three academic teams of four core teachers per grade.  HMS offers support for struggling students – including reading and math support, co-taught classes, alternative programs, peer mentoring, tutoring, Homework Hall, and Support classes – as well as extended opportunities for qualifying advanced students including Honors Algebra, Advanced Geophysical Science, and world language classes.  The goal of our school community is to help students succeed in all aspects of middle school.  We truly believe that success is the only option for our students.

2016-2017 Enrollment

All schools will be closed during the summer months.
For inquires regarding enrollment please contact our District Central Office at (810) 626-2100.

Fall 2016-2017 Important Dates

Please check your mail, email, and the school website (right here) over the summer for important updates.  A few key dates for the fall and the 2016-17 school year are:
Registration Information Will Be Mailed—First Week of August
Sports Physicals—August 4, 3:00-5:30 p.m. at the Hartland High School Main Gym for $25
Fall Registration Days—(Click here to go to Registration Page)
 Note:  At registration please bring your emergency form signed and dated on both sides by parent/guardian and student. Pictures will be taken at registration.
  • Last Names A through E — August 29th, 8:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m.
  • Last Names F through L  — August 29th, 12:00 p.m. through 3:00 p.m.
  • Last Names M through R — August 30th, 8:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m.
  • Last Names S through Z  — August 30th, 12:00 p.m. through 3:00 p.m.

First Day of School—September 6

HMS Open House—September 13 at 6:30 p.m.

HMS Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Meeting—September 22 at 9:00 a.m. HMS Media Center

April—Students of The Month

Meghan Kilbane—7th Grade
Meghan Kilbane—7th Grade 

Natalie Conrad—8th Grade
Natalie Conrad—8th Grade

May—Students of The Month


Olivia Green—7th Grade & Shannon Ehrlich—8th Grade
Olivia Green—7th Grade
& Shannon Ehrlich—8th Grade

June—Students of The Month


Olivia Refsell—8th Grade & Colton Germane—7th Grade
Olivia Refsell—8th Grade
& Colton Germane—7th Grade

School Information

Hartland Middle School at Ore Creek
3250 Hartland Road
Hartland, MI 48353

Main Office: 810-626-2400
Fax: 810-626-2401
Absence Line: 810-626-2405

Principal: Steve Livingway stevelivingway@hartlandschools.us

Assistant Principal: Alice Lashbrook  alicelashbrook@hartlandschools.us
Counselor: Erica McLennan  ericamclennan@hartlandschools.us

Transportation: 810-626-2175
Food Service: 810-626-2868
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Mission Statement

We dedicate ourselves to the use of Reason, Respect, and Responsibility to provide an opportunity for students to reach the high level of academic achievement necessary to prepare for high school. We commit to a comprehensive system of support through remediation, acceleration, and connection with students. New opportunities for success will be provided where failure exists.

We believe in the 3 Rs

  • RESPECT self, others, and school
  • REASON as a basis for problem solving
  • RESPONSIBILITY for personal actions and learning
We believe...
  • Middle school students are unique...
  • All students can learn...
  • Learning is a life-long process...
  • Learning promotes self-esteem, self-esteem promotes learning...
  • Home and school are partners in the academic and social development of the middle school student...
  • All students have the right to learn in a safe, orderly, and disciplined environment...
  • Students need a variety of experiences and options in an environment that is conducive to learning...
  • High expectations that are clearly stated promote student achievement...
  • Consistent attendance and punctuality promote life-long positive habits...

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