Summer Learning

summer learning

Join us for summer learning and fun at HPS!

We are excited to announce our free, high-quality summer learning opportunities for HPS students.

Students Entering Grades 1-9
Summer Program flyer |  (En Español)Register online today! | En Español)
High School
Summer Program flyer |  (En Español)Register online today! |  HHS Summer Academy Policy Form

Summer Reading Challenge 

Letter to Families (PDF) with detailed information | (En Español) (PDF) | Flyer  (PDF)| En Español (PDF)

The PreK – Grade 8 Challenge:

  • Read at least 20 minutes a day
  • Have a parent/guardian initial the reading calendar (below) for each day of reading
  • List up to 10 of your favorite books that you have read
  • Return it to your school by September 7th
  • Reading Calendar
  • Recommended Reading List PK-8

The High School Challenge:

The 2019 Holyoke Public Schools Summer Reading Challenge is part of a city-wide campaign for summer reading.

  • All students that return the Summer Reading Challenge will be eligible to win a tablet.
  • The school with the highest percentage of calendars turned in will receive a School Wide Treat of an ice cream party or pizza party. 
  • If students across the city read at least 2 million minutes (the bar has been raised), city officials will return to the dunk tank at Celebrate Holyoke!

For more information on great books to read at your child’s grade level, stop by the Holyoke Public Library.  The New England Patriots are also sponsoring a Summer Reading Blitz.

Contact Us

Michelle Macklin
Senior Manager of Extended Learning
mmacklin@hps.holyoke.ma.us
Phone: 413-534-2000 x1404

Samantha Garcia
Assistant Manager of  Extended Learning
sagarcia@hps.holyoke.ma.us
Phone: 413-534-2000 x1409

Extended Year Services for Eligible Students!

(Your child is eligible for this program if indicated in their IEP). 

Click here for program information, brochure, and registration.

Preview what summer learning is all about...

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