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May 27, 2019
  • Memorial Day Observed

    May 27, 2019

May 29, 2019
  • Rising Stars Ceremony

    May 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Holyoke High School Dean Campus

May 30, 2019
  • Kelly Enrollment Event

    May 30, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Kelly School, 216 West St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

  • E.N White PreK-Kinder Spring Concert

    May 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

May 31, 2019
  • E.N. White Grades 3-5 Spring Concert

    May 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

June 2, 2019
  • Holyoke High School Graduation

    June 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Roberts Field Sports Complex, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Seniors should report no later than 12:15 p.m. to the auditorium.
    Graduation starts promptly at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 2 at Roberts Field, weather permitting. There is no limit to the number of guests, provided that the ceremonies are held outside.

    In the case of inclement weather, graduation will be held in the gymnasium. Each senior is issued only 4 tickets for family/friends to attend the graduation ceremonies in the gymnasium. Due to space limitations, only those with tickets (this includes children) can be allowed entrance to the gymnasium.

June 4, 2019
  • EN White - DL Accepted Students Day

    June 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Edward Nelson White School, 1 Jefferson St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

June 5, 2019
  • Building Literacy Skills at Home

    June 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    1916 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    We will group in the School Library on the 2nd floor. More details to come.

June 6, 2019
  • Metcalf - DL Accepted Students Day

    June 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Joseph Metcalf School, 2019 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

June 7, 2019
  • Health Fair

    June 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

  • Spring Concert & Art Exhibit

    June 7, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Appreciation Dinner

    June 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Summit View 555 Northampton Street Holyoke,, MA 01040

June 11, 2019
  • DPAG meeting

    June 11, 2019
    Maurice A Donahue Elementary School, 210 Whiting Farms Rd, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Looking forward to seeing you all there, If you cannot make it, please send someone in your stead. We need you, Families! Thank you.

    Los esperamos ver, si no puedes ir, envie otra persona en vez. Familias, los necesitamos! Gracias.

June 12, 2019
  • 8th Grade Step Up Day

    June 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

June 13, 2019
  • End of Year Special Education Parent Advisory Council Event

    June 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Heritage State Park - Merry Go Round

June 14, 2019
  • Grade 5 Graduation Ceremony

    June 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

  • E.N White PreK DL step up

    June 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

June 17, 2019
  • School Committee Meeting(s)*

    June 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    *Tentative date for Hearing on FY20 School Department Budget @ 5:30 p.m.
    Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m.

June 19, 2019
  • Last Day of School - 3 hour early release for students

    June 19, 2019


Click here to learn more and watch the videos from project architects and project manager about the project goals, designs, background, process, cost, funding, and schedule.

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decrease in dropout rate


increase of students in early college & dual enrollment


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Want to show your Holyoke High School pride into the summer? Visit the Athletics Department at HHS North Campus to purchase some vintage swag in order to show your school spirit year round! See the attached flyer for more information. ...

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Apply now for summer programming -- we want you!
We're looking for upper and lower elementary licensed teachers for all content areas, para professionals, youth development workers, enrichment staff to facilitate activities and site coordinators to plan and oversee the summer program.

Apply here: www.hps.holyoke.ma.us/choose-hps/join-our-team/

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Enrichment at Lawrence

Enrichment for Every Student

HPS is taking learning outside the classroom. Thanks to partnerships with many local and national organizations we have doubled enrichment opportunities each week to engage and inspire students. The full school day in our elementary and middle schools provides expanded opportunities for students to explore their interests in the sciences, the arts, sports, and local and world cultures

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Access to Technology

Today’s students are tomorrow’s engineers, scientists, researchers and programmers. Through new technology and online programs, we’re connecting students with the opportunities that await them beyond high school.

At HPS, we know that students do best when they pursue their passions and are trusted to pick their pathway.

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Improved High School Experience for All

HPS’ redesigned high school experience focuses on providing real-world learning opportunities for every student. We’ve quadrupled the number of college courses HPS high school students can access on and off campus through partnerships with HCC, Westfield State and UMass.

9th grade students have the opportunity to explore a range of college and career pathways. In 10th-12th grade, students focus on their interests and develop plans for success beyond HPS. We welcome and support overaged and under credited students back to school with new pathways to the diploma.

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Expansion of Choice Programs

At HPS, we understand that each student has different strengths and interests. We’ve expanded choice programs, including dual language immersion, the health sciences, STEM, and P3 (a personalized learning program). Free Preschool programs are now in every neighborhood school and boast family friendly scheduling options

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High Quality Teaching and Learning

We’ve invested in recruiting and retaining top quality educators who inspire bold thinking, recognize student potential, and encourage all students to work towards their goals. The full school day increases time for teacher planning and development. New curriculum materials in math and ELA along with a laptop for each teacher will support engaging instruction.

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