Return to School

Welcome Back!

The majority of HPS students will start the school year remotely.  For selected groups of students (called “Cohort C”), remote learning cannot effectively meet their educational needs, so we will offer them an in-person learning option.  While the school year may look different, we are deeply committed to health, safety, and equity, while providing a high-quality education for all HPS students.

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Personal Responsibility Pledge for Students and Families (PDF) | En español (PDF)

The pledges will be included in the back-to-school packet and do not need to be mailed to the school until further notice.

Personal Responsibility Policy for HPS Employees (PDF)

Teacher and student wearing masks

District Resources

Do We Have Your Current Contact Information?

Please check your email periodically for updates about reopening. If you have not been receiving our emails, texts, and phone calls through the district messaging system, please complete this form at Provide your email, phone number for texts, and your child’s name, grade, and school so that we can update our system. We strive to provide timely communication to keep you informed of all that is happening in our schools.

Holyoke City Resources

This city site contains news updates, access to agencies, services, programs, and assistance for residents in the City of Holyoke, MA.

DESE Resources

DESE COVID-19 Guidance and Return to School Webpage

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