Hemlock High School


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Hemlock to Host Boys Soccer District

Hemlock will be the site this year for the District 44 boys soccer games. The first round will take place on Wednesday, October 9th and consists of four games: Ithaca @ Bullock Creek (6pm), Hemlock vs. Shepherd (7pm), Swan Valley @ Freeland (6pm) and Chesaning @ Alma (4:30pm). The second round will be on Wednesday, October 16th with both games at Hemlock, 5pm & 7pm. The final will be on Saturday, October 19th, 12pm.

The Hemlock team took seed #1 with the new Michigan Power Rating (MPR) system.

MPR is calculated using wins, losses and ties for games played between teams entered into the MHSAA tournament. Scores of games, margin of victory and location of games are not included in the MPR formula. The final MPR number is 25% of the team's winning percentage, plus 50% of its opponent's winning percentage, plus 25% of its opponent's opponent's winning percentage.


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IMPORTANT - Senior Cap & Gown Orders

The seniors had a meeting with Jostens this morning. They were given their packet with information on ordering their cap & gown. You can also order announcements and other senior apparel with them. The packets themselves have the wrong order date on them. The actual order day will be Tuesday, October 15th 7:50am-2:40pm. Mrs. Metiva's English 12 classes will go down to Student Services each hour to place their orders. If you have any questions, please contact the office.

Freshmen Class Ring Orders with Jostens

Jostens will be here on Tuesday, October 15th to meet with the Freshmen class. They will be discussing class ring ordering. They will give each student a packet to take home. Extras will be available in the office. Jostens will then come back on Monday, October 21st to take the orders and measure for the rings. These orders will be back in time for Christmas.

King & Queen Announcement Assembly - Thursday (10/10)

Thursday, October 10th

For the high school assembly, we will have the middle school here for the announcement of the King and Queen. Court members, band, and pom pon members will be dismissed at 1:50pm. The band will lead the students to the gym (approx. 2:10pm). Students/teachers should wait until the band passes their door and then follow behind.


1st Hour: 7:50am-8:46am

2nd Hour: 8:50am-9:40am

3rd Hour: 9:44am-10:34am

4th Hour: 10:38am-11:28am

Lunch A: 11:28am-11:58am

5th Hour: 12:02pm-12:52pm

5th Hour: 11:32am-12:22pm

Lunch B: 12:22pm-12:52pm

6th Hour: 12:56pm-1:31pm

7th Hour: 1:35pm-2:10pm

Field Day - Friday (10/11)

Field day will take place on Friday beginning at 1pm until the end of the day. Events are organized by Student Council.


1st Hour: 7:50am-8:27am

2nd Hour: 8:31am-9:08am

3rd Hour: 9:12am-9:49am

4th Hour: 9:53am-10:30am

5th Hour: 10:34am-11:10am

Lunch A: 11:14am-11:44am

6th Hour: 11:14am-11:50am

6th Hour: 11:48am-12:20pm

Lunch B: 11:50am-12:20pm

7th Hour: 12:24pm-12:56pm

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PJ Day - Tuesday

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Dynamic Duo Day - Wednesday

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Hemlock Defeats Ithaca

What a great victory for the huskies! Hemlock Huskies sting the Ithaca Yellow Jackets in a 30 to 6 win at home.
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Hemlock football coach talks about emotions after win over Ithaca


Junior-Sophomore PowderPuff team defeated the Freshmen-Senior team by a couple of points on Sunday.
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PSAT Testing

The fall PSAT test is scheduled for October 16th. All students in grades 9-11 will be tested on this day. For pre-administrative/demographics completion, students will come down to student services during their scheduled English class on the following dates:

October 8th - Juniors: 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th hours

October 9th - Freshman: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th hours

October 10th - Sophomores: 1st, 2nd, 4th and 7th hours

Cross Country Tent

Thank you Hemlock sports boosters for our new cross country tent! We will put it to good use.
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Concession Stand

No time in between the Homecoming Parade and the game to get dinner? The Sports Boosters Concession Stand has you covered. Not only will we be offering our normal menu we are also offering the following items this Friday for Homecoming. Remember we will also be accepting credit cards w a minimum $5 purchase and $0.50 transaction fee
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Senior Parent Night Update

The Athletic Department will be honoring seniors and their parents at the last home football game on Friday, October 25th for football, band and tennis. Since cross country has their Regional Meet that day/evening, we will honor them at the last home volleyball game of the season on Wednesday, October 30th along with the volleyball seniors.

SLS honors First Responders

Hemlock High School's SLS students honored our local first responders service at the Hemlock/Ithaca football game. Mrs. Mulvaney said it was great opportunity to THANK our many Police, Fire, and Medical men and women who serve our community and make Hemlock a safe, secure, and enjoyable place to call home. Congrats to Coach Clark and our football team on a great win over Ithaca. GO HUSKIES. Mrs. Mulvaney, SLS Advisor


OCTOBER 9th - Wednesday

- V Volleyball @ St. Charles - 7pm (Bus 4:40pm)

- JV Volleyball @ St. Charles - 5:30pm (Bus 4:40pm)

- F Volleyball @ St. Charles - 5:30pm (Bus 4:40pm)

- V Soccer District Game vs. Shepherd - 7pm

OCTOBER 10th - Thursday

- JV Football @ St. Charles - 6pm (Bus 4:40pm)

- Homecoming Assembly - 2pm

OCTOBER 11th - Friday

- V Football vs. St. Charles - 7pm

- V Tennis Regional @ MTC - 8:30am (Bus 6:45am)

- Parade - 5pm

OCTOBER 12th - Saturday

- Homecoming Dance 7-12pm

OCTOBER 13th - Sunday

- Nothing Scheduled

OCTOBER 14th - Monday

- V Volleyball @ Birch Run - 5pm (Bus 3:30pm)

- JV Volleyball @ Valley Lutheran - 5pm (Bus 3:50pm)

- F Volleyball Quad with Birch Run, Swan Valley & Valley Lutheran - 5pm

OCTOBER 15th - Tuesday

- V Cross Country TVC Meet @ Frankenmuth - 4:30pm (Bus 1:30pm)

- Freshmen Class Mtg. for Rings

- Senior Class Order Day in Student Services, Classes will go down per hour with Mrs. Metiva

- Botany Field Trip

OCTOBER 16th - Wednesday

- V Volleyball @ Millington - 7pm (Bus 3:55pm)

- JV Volleyball @ Millington - 5:30pm (Bus 3:55pm)

- F Volleyball @ Millington - 5:30pm (Bus 3:55pm)

- Hemlock hosting Soccer District Games at 5pm & 7pm

- PSAT Testing 9-11 grades

Upcoming Events

October 21st - Freshmen Ring Orders- Morning & Afternoon

October 25th - Senior Parent Night for Band, Tennis & Football

October 30th - Picture Re-takes - 9-11am

October 30th - Senior Parent Night for Volleyball & Cross Country

October 31st - Halloween

Sports Results

10/2/19 - V Soccer @ Nouvel - W (3-0) Gabe Tallon Scored the first goal of the game 16 minutes off a rebound from an Ethan Vietti shot. Nick LaFrance scored 19 minutes later in the same manner off of a Clay Urbaniak shot. With 3 seconds left on the first half clock Chayton Ross capped of the scoring with shot into the upper right corner of the net from 50 feet out. Andrew Knoll finished the game with 12 saves. Andrew and the Defense put up their 8th shutout of the season.

10/2/19 - F Volleyball vs. Bullock Creek - L (10-25, 13-25) Highlights: Sydney passed very well and hit great from the back row. Julia hit and served well. Maddy did a good job at adjusting to a new position.

10/2/19 - JV Volleyball vs. Bullock Creek - L (10-25, 26-24 & 8-15) Ava Khalifa leading the team with 7 aces, Regan Finkbneiner had 5 aces

10/2/19 - V Volleyball vs. Bullock Creek - W (20-25, 25-21, 25-27, 25-9, 15-6) Sydney Peake has 11 kills, 4 blocks, and 3 aces. Brittney Young had 12 Kills. Courtney Boehler had 10 Kills. Kendra Salo had 57 assists, 3 aces. Kylee Ryder had 4 blocks, 3 Kills. Cassidy Peake had 11 digs, 5 aces. Claire Watson had 5 digs 2 aces.

Congratulations to the tennis team for starting off our conference finals with a good start. Our record places us 4th out of 7 teams to start off with. We have 5 out of 8 flights that seeded for our match tomorrow. Garrett Reimer and Alexis Guerrero both placed 4th in conference. Max Hauffe finished 3rd. Ben Lockwood and Carl Spannagel took a 2nd seed and Owen Nurnberg and Joe Renas ended up with the #1 seed.

10/3/19 - V Soccer vs. Clare - W (8-0) Six different seniors scoring a goal. Gabe Tallon, Caden Giacoletti, Nick LaFrance, Mitch Hingston, Cole Urbaniak, and Matt Loucks all scored 1 goal each. Ethan Vietti scored two goals and had 1 assist. Also having 1 assist was Gabe Tallon, Matt Loucks, and Nick LaFrance. Seth Byrne had two assists against the Pioneers and Andrew Knoll was credited with his 9th shutout this season.

10/3/19 - JV Soccer vs. BC Central - W (4-1) Goals by Sander Reidsma , Colton Marino, Andrew Prebay (2)

10/7/19 - F Volleyball @ Gladwin Quad - L vs. Gladwin (10-25, 13-25), L vs. Midland Christian (13-25) and L vs. John Glenn (17-25, 14-25) The girls played well for not having any subs and at one point only having five girls. Julia served and passed great. Maria and Claudia both passed good as well.

10/7/19 - V Soccer @ Bullock Creek - L (2-6) Gabe Tallon and Dakota Ross scored the two Huskie goals. Ethan Vietti had 1 assist. Andrew knoll had 4 saves in goal and Clay Urbaniak had 1 save.

10/4/19 - V Tennis @ TVC - 4th place. Max Hauffe, Garret Reimer, Alexis Guerrero, Gabe Bannerman, and Zach Krueger all received honorable mentions for making it to the semi finals. Max beat Bullock Creek 6-0 / 6-0 but lost to Garber 6-4 / 6-4. Garret beat Bullock Creek 6-1 / 6-2 but lost to Garber 2-6 / 2-6. Alexis beat Alma 6-3 / 6-2 but lost to Frankenmuth 0-6 / 0-6. Gabe and Zach beat Alma 6-3 / 6-1 but lost to Nouvel 1-6 / 2-6. The highlight of the day belongs to Joe Renas and Owen Nurnberg who were seeded number 1 and proved that they deserved it by medaling for 1st place beating Bullock Creek 6-0 / 6-2 and then beating Frankenmuth 6-1 / 6-1. Great Job 4 doubles.

10/8/19 - V Cross Country @ Valley Lutheran - 3rd. All-conferenceWest honors went to Chloe Watson with an honorable mention. Greison McLeod and Evan Robishaw finished on the second team. Hailey Scherzer ran a personal best time and Collin Chevalier ran a season myin a season the best time today.

10/8/19 - V Tennis @ John Glenn - W (6-2) Outstanding performances were made by Max Hauffe who won 6-0 / 6-1. Cory Dobrowolsky who won 3-6 / 6-4 / 6-1. Alexis Guerrero who won 6-1 / 6-2. Becca Willour and Hannah Killingbeck who won 6-0 / 6-4. Owen Nurnberg and Joe Renas who won 6-3 / 6-1. And the most exciting finish of the year goes to Ben Lockwood and Carl Spannagel who lost the first set 5-7 but then won the second set 6-1 and the 3rd set ended 7-6 with a tiebreak score of 8-6. Ben put away the match point with a brilliant forehand shot that just caught the line. Great job last night team and good luck this Friday at Regional.