Resources for Parents

Family Literacy Resources

Reading Connections Newsletters

Provides practical and easy reading, writing, and language activities and tips to incorporate into daily life.

Resources for family goals

Resources for parenting goals

National PTA - great Parent Guides to student success - en Español

Click here to visit our Literacy page.

Train Safety Resources

See Tracks? Think Train! Fact Sheet
The Matchup that Doesn't Add Up | En Español
The Most Lopsided Clash in History | En Español
7 Steps for Safety: Highway-Rail Grade Crossings| En Español
Operation Lifesaver Train Safety Resources | En Español

Rail Safety Video - reported by ABC40's Ray Hershel

Parent Resources

Parent Portal
Accessing your student's grades

Comcast Internet Essentials
If you qualify for the National School Lunch Program, you may qualify for Internet Essentials offered through Comcast.

Friends of the Holyoke Public Schools

Education World: Parent Resources

Family Education: Back to School Headquarters

Family Ties of Massachusetts
(Helping Students with Special Needs)

Helping Your Child Become a Reader
(U.S. Department of Education)

Homework Helper

Learning Disabilities Online:
Massachusetts State Resources

MCAS Previous Test Questions

National Coalition for Parent
Involvement in Education

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities: Massachusetts State Resources

National Education Organizatioin (NEA)

Keeping Kids and Teens Safer on the Internet

Parents Count

Parenting Links and Resources
(Massachusetts Citizens for Children)

Plus Portals -

Parents make sure that you have provided the school with your email address for account establishment and that you have received your activation email. Click on your student's school below and use the instructions and log in information received in the email.

Dr. Marcella R. Kelly School
E. N. White School
H B Lawrence Full Service Comm. School
Holyoke High School
Joseph Metcalf School
Lt. Clayre P. Sullivan School
Lt. Elmer J. McMahon School
Maurice A. Donahue School
Morgan School
William J. Dean Tech High School
William R Peck Full-Service Comm. School



Announcements and Good News

The Amtrak Police have partnered with the Holyoke Public Schools to remind families that on December 29, 2014 the Amtrak Passenger Service will return passenger rail service to Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield.  The Amtrak Police have presented a brief informational assembly at each of our schools to educate our students about the dangers of trains passing through our community. See below for train safety resources.

Accessing Your Student's Grades

Dean Technical
Holyoke High


Bus Routes

Cafe Menus

District Calendars

Connections After School Program


Curriculum Maps



District News

HELI (Holyoke Early Literacy Initiative)

Kindergarten Registration

Click here for information.

MCAS Information

Resource/ Practice - Click here to access released test questions from the last five years as well as student work and scoring guides.

Click here to access a tutorial entitled "Understanding Growth on the MCAS Parent Report". This tutorial provides information about the growth model data.

Click here to access additional growth model resources.

McKinney Vento Homeless
Education Assistance Program
(en Español

Special Education

School Committee

School Contact Information

Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)/ Consejo Asesor de Padres de Educación Especial

School Health Advisory Council

Health Action Plan

Health Activities

Wellness Policy

Supplemental Education Services (SES)

Brochure - Free Tutoring


Teaching Awards

The Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards were presented to seven Holyoke Public Schools' teachers.
Congratulations teachers!

Read more.

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