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November 21, 2018
  • 1/2 Day Thanksgiving Break

    November 21, 2018

November 22, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Break

    November 22, 2018

November 23, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Break

    November 23, 2018

NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL BUILDINGS DESIGN MEETINGS

We hope you can join us at community meetings to provide input on the designs for the construction of two new middle schools:

  • November 14th at Peck School, 6:00-7:30 PM
  • November 27th at EN White, 5:30-7:00 PM.   (NOTE: this meeting is being rescheduled – new time and dates TBD.

Read the flyer for more details about these meetings.  All citizens of Holyoke are welcome. 

Missed the October 25th community meeting? View meeting video below – attendees were able to look at designs, view a presentation, and share ideas.

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strive for less than five days absent

44%

decrease in dropout rate

400%

increase in Dual Enrollment

7.8%

increase in graduation rate

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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.

Antoine Rodrigues and Family after Graduation

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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