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January 28, 2020
  • E.N. White Winter Student Showcase

    January 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  • Structuring Homes Workshop

    January 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Holyoke Public Library, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Parent workshop focused on supporting parents on structuring time and space to promote positive behavior.

January 29, 2020
  • Exercise Connect -ABL Family Event

    January 29, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Parents and Caregivers come and EXERCISE  with Dave Geselak, an Exercise Physiologist, and you Child! 

    Exercise for those with autism doesn’t just help to increase their level of fitness; research shows that it is a building block to improving their focus, behaviors, social skills and language development. Families impacted with autism and developmental disorders are continuously trying to improve their child’s life through various means, including behavioral and motor therapies, diet, and other cognitive therapies. While all of these efforts are vital during early childhood, many parents have found that exercise will pave the way for the best possible future.

    Attendants will leave with the knowledge to implement a structured and visual exercise program with your children or students that will make a difference.

    Please RSVP to Stefany Garcia at (413) 534-2069 by Tuesday, Jan 28 in order to reserve your spot.  Please include the number of children who will attend 

  • Gun Safety

    January 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Enlace de Familias, 299 Main St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

January 30, 2020
  • Professional Development *except Peck see school specific calendar

    January 30, 2020 - January 31, 2020 @ 

January 31, 2020
  • Professional Development *except Peck see school specific calendar

    January 30, 2020 - January 31, 2020 @ 

  • Report Cards for Grades 6-12

    January 31, 2020

February 4, 2020
  • EN White Dual Language Info Session

    February 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Edward Nelson White School, 1 Jefferson St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

February 6, 2020
  • Metcalf Dual Language Info Session

    February 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Joseph Metcalf School, 2019 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

  • HOLD for Sensory Friendly Movie Night & Parent Training Session #3: DDS

    February 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

February 11, 2020
  • DPAC

    February 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    William R Peck Middle School, 1916 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

February 12, 2020
  • Veritas - New Student Open House

    February 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Veritas Prep Holyoke, 1916 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

February 13, 2020
  • Holyoke STEM Academy Literacy Night & Family Dinner

    February 13, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    1045 Main St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Come join us for a fun literacy nights where our STEM students will showcase some projects from their Winter Break reading. This is a family event, refreshments and interpretation will be provided. We hope to see you there!

    Place: Holyoke STEM Academy Library (3rd Floor)

    For more information please contact Jasarah Burgos, Family Engagement Coordinator at (413) 535-0345 Ext 4158 or jburgos@hps.holyoke.ma.us

  • Donahue ASD Parent Training & Dinner: Structuring Homes for Positive Behavior

    February 13, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Maurice A Donahue Elementary School, 210 Whiting Farms Rd, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Flyer & agenda to follow

February 14, 2020
  • E.N. White Sanabria Pre-K: Goldie Locks and the 3 Bears Play

    February 14, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

February 25, 2020
  • Veritas - New Families Tour

    February 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Veritas Prep Holyoke, 1916 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

February 26, 2020
  • SEPAC - tentative

    February 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

February 27, 2020
  • Equity Coalition Meeting

    February 27, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Enlace de Familias, 299 Main St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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REMINDER: There is no school this Thursday and Friday, January 30 and 31st, for all HPS students (EXCEPT those who attend Peck School) due to staff professional development. ...

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This coming Wednesday, January 29th, Maurice A. Donahue School is hosting an opportunity for parents of students with autism to learn about facilitating fitness with their child. Come check out Exercise Connection - Enhancing Focus, Fitness, and Family in the Autism Community. Read the flyer for more details. ...

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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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