Harper Creek High School

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Harper Creek High School
12677 Beadle Lake Road
Battle Creek, Michigan 49014
United States
Coordinates 42°15′21″N 85°09′08″W / 42.2559°N 85.1522°W / 42.2559; -85.1522Coordinates: 42°15′21″N 85°09′08″W / 42.2559°N 85.1522°W / 42.2559; -85.1522
Type Public High School
Established 1949
Principal Dennis Anthony[1]
Vice Principal Lisa Crawford
Grades 9-12
Enrollment ≈950 Students
School color(s) Blue and White
Mascot Beaver
District Harper Creek Community Schools

Harper Creek High School is a high school in the Harper Creek School District located just outside the city of Battle Creek, Michigan. In 2005, Harper Creek opened a new high school, which includes computer labs, electronic lockers, overhead projectors in all rooms, a gymnasium with three basketball courts, an 850-seat auditorium and an eight-lane swimming pool.

Optional programs[edit]

  • Battle Creek Area Mathematics and Science Center
  • Calhoun Area Career Center (Changed in the 2007-2008 school year from the Calhoun Area Tech Center)
  • Dual enrollment in college courses for juniors and seniors

Extracurricular activities[edit]

There are many extracurricular activities available to students at Harper Creek High School. These include: Student Government; Distributive Educational Clubs of America (DECA); the Harper Creek chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS); Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD); Asset; etc.

Quiz Bowl[edit]

In 2003, the Harper Creek Quiz Bowl team won the Class B State Championship and advanced to a national tournament.[2]


Harper Creek uses the Beaver as a mascot.

Harper Creek now competes in the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference.

Sports teams include:

  • Boys' and Girls' swimming
  • Boys' and Girls' cross country
  • Boys' and Girls' tennis
  • Boys' and Girls' soccer
  • Wrestling
  • Boys' and Girls' basketball
  • Boys' and Girls' track
  • Boys' and Girls' golf
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Football
  • Cheerleading
  • Dance
  • Volleyball
  • Lacrosse


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