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Mark Your Calendar
October November
13 Columbus Day
4 Professional Development
20 1:30 pm Release Professional Development
11 Veterans Day
30-31 Early Release Pre‐K‐8/ Parent Conferences 26-28 Thanksgiving Recess

Morgan School families: visit the Morgan School web page for Morgan calendar.


New - PRESS RELEASE - Holyoke High School's Corey Edward - Outstanding Participant in the National Achievement Scholarship Program

New - Are you between 17 and 24 years of age and a Holyoke Public Schools drop-out?? Need a GED or High School Diploma? Need a job? Are you thinking seriously about your future?
Holyoke Works and the Holyoke Public Schools are offering FREE classes that will: prepare you for GED or MCAS testing, help you find a job, help you decide on a career direction. DON’T LET THIS BE ONE MORE OPPORTUNITY TO PASS YOU BY. For information on these free services that will begin SOON, contact Stephanie Rosario or Larry Bay at (413) 532-2683.

PRESS RELEASE - Lawrence School Students Learn About Hispanic Heritage Month

PRESS RELEASE - Holyoke High School's Grace Hamel Commended by the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

Open House - Our faculty would like to meet all of the parents and guardians of our students at Open House. We look forward to seeing you. Click here for schedule. (Note this schedule includes the rescheduled date for McMahon Open House - October 8th).

Professional Development Opportunity -
New - Echoes and Reflections - Leaders in Holocaust Education - Oct. 24th
Accessible Literature for Middle and High School Choral Ensembles & the Adolescent Changing Voice - Oct. 24th & 25th

PRESS RELEASE: New Middle School Intramural Athletics Program

MASSLIVE Article - Republican - Michelle Williams - September 26, 2014: Holyoke Early Literacy Initiative Wins Gateway Cities Innovation Award

Professional Development Opportunity for Music Teachers - Accessible Literature for Middle and High School Choral Ensembles & the Adolescent Changing Voice - Oct. 24th & 25thrade Three

Visit our Drop Out Prevention page to view a video about our Pathways to Success Credit Recovery Program.
HELI Internship Opportunities - The Holyoke Early Literacy Initiative [HELI] is pleased to announce that they have two fantastic internship opportunities.  Read more: Coordinating Intern and Media & Marketing Intern. Read more about our HELI initiative.
Pioneer Valley College Fair
HHS AP Kickoff Event

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Contact Information

Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Sergio Páez

Assistant Superintendent

Dr. Paul Hyry-Dermith

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57 Suffolk Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Phone: (413) 534-2000
Fax: (413) 534-3730