Connections Newsletter Volume 16 Issue 1 January 5, 2018May 16, 2018 Communications Department All News, Connections Newsletters, News In Our Schools The HPS Connections Newsletter has been awarded the Apex Award for publication excellence. What’s happening in the Holyoke Public Schools? The Connections Newsletter is issued twice a year – December and June. Read about the latest news in our schools in the Connections Newsletter – Volume 16 Issue 1. Read more about the Apex Award.