Schools are closed January 5th – Central office and school offices are open

Schools are closed January 5th – Central office and school offices are open

The Holyoke Public Schools are closed January 5th and after-school activities are canceled due to the weather conditions. School and central offices will be open. Please be sure to check out Dr. Zrike’s Snow Day Challenge to be posted on our Facebook page! Stay safe and warm and we hope to see all students back at school on Monday, January 8th. We ask that central and school office staff arrive at work when safe to do so. Thank you.


Las Escuelas Públicas de Holyoke estarán cerradas y programas después de clases cancelados el 5 de enero debido a las condiciones del clima. Las oficinas centrales y en las escuelas estarán abiertas. Busquen el reto para el día de nieve del Dr. Zrike en nuestra página de Facebook! Por favor tome precauciones para mantener a su familia segura y esperamos ver a todos los estudiantes de regreso a clases el lunes 8 de enero. Pedimos que el personal de la oficina central y oficinas escolares lleguen a trabajar cuando sea seguro hacerlo. Gracias.


Welcome to the Holyoke Public Schools Snow Day Challenge! Write, sing, or draw about two acts of kindness that you performed during your snow day.…. The challenge will be in effect until 3 PM, January 5th.

Students and staff of all grades are invited to submit a song, drawing or writing about the following topic: What two acts of kindness did you perform today?

We will do our best to post entries on our district Facebook page over the next few days but this will depend on the volume of responses.

All contestants will be entered into a raffle and prizes will be announced on Facebook on Monday, January 8th.

Submit your entry to Please include your name, grade, and school.

Good luck! – #zrikesnowdaychallenge #actsofkindness