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The State requires the “flu shot” for ALL students – remote and in-person learners – by December 31st.

Dear Families, Reminder: Your child’s school nurse wants you to know that the Massachusetts Department […]

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Thanksgiving Community Letter from Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos

November 24, 2020 Dear HPS Community, As I reflect upon what I am grateful for […]

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HPS invites you to read and participate in Superintendent/ Receiver Dr. Vázquez Matos’ Entry Plan

November 17, 2020   Dear Members of the Holyoke Public Schools Community:   In an […]

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Face Masks/ Coverings Letter for Families

November  2020   Dear Families,    With the Governor’s new order requiring face masks or […]

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First Quarter Grades

The following letter is being mailed home to students today…   November 20, 2020   […]

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11-19-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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SEPAC Virtual Holiday Celebration 12/16

Join our SEPAC Virtual Holiday Celebration  Please join the Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC), […]

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Learning Support Pods

Apply Now to be on the Waitlist for Learning Support Pods   We have partnered […]

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District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) Meeting Tuesday, November 17th ⋅6:00 – 7:00pm

District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) Meeting Tuesday, November 17th ⋅6:00 – 7:00pm Join Zoom Meeting […]

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11-13-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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How’s the school year going so far? Survey deadline extended to 11/24 at noon for Families, Students, and Staff

We want to hear from you. How is the school year going so far?   […]

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High School MCAS Information & Testing Dates

November 6, 2020   Dear Families,   We wanted to bring you an update on […]

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MA Dept. of Public Health Indicates Flu Vaccine is Required for all Remote & In-person Learners by Dec. 31st

Your child’s school nurse wants you to know that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health […]

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Veterans Day Letter to the HPS Community from Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos

November 9, 2020   Dear Holyoke Public Schools Community,   Wednesday, November 11th, is Veterans […]

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11-5-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Join us in our November Social Media Celebrations!

We have lots to celebrate – and learn about – this month! November marks the […]

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10-29-20 Letter from Dr. Vázquez Matos – Decisions about school cancellation, remote learning snow days, delays or early releases

October 29, 2020 Dear HPS Community, While we are hopeful that the weather will not […]

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10-29-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Important Calendar Reminders: Nov. 2nd & 3rd | Recordatorios importantes del calendario: 2 y 3 de noviembre

Good afternoon,    We would like to remind you that:   November 2nd is a […]

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10-22-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Important Calendar Reminders: Nov. 2nd & 3rd

Important Calendar Reminders: Nov. 2nd & 3rd | Recordatorios importantes del calendario: 2 y 3 de […]

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Progress Reports Letter to Families from Dr. Mahoney

10.20.20   Dear students and families,   Enclosed you will find your progress report grades […]

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10 AM Delayed start Tues., 10/20 for Remote Learners

Today, Tuesday, October 20th, will be a delayed start of school for remote learning students […]

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4th Qtr. Credit Recovery & Campus Learning Centers

Dear students and families   I am writing to you with two important updates.  Please […]

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STEM Week & Unity Day Social Media Celebrations!

There’s a lot to celebrate with HPS this coming week! October 21st is Unity Day.  […]

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10-15-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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10-8-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Learning Support Pods

Learning Support Pods     HPS is partnering with the Boys and Girls Club, Girls […]

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HPS is Closed Monday, Oct. 12th – Message from Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos – Indigenous Peoples’ Day/ el Día de los Pueblos Indígenas

Dear HPS Community,   As we work to become an antiracist and culturally responsive school […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Holyoke Public Schools awarded $1,000,000 by Barr Foundation to continue high school redesign work

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Holyoke Public Schools awarded $1,000,000 by Barr Foundation […]

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10-1-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Join us in our October Social Media Celebrations!

We have lots to celebrate – and learn about – this month! October marks the […]

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Outdoor Flu Shot Clinics

This just in… Free Drive-Up Flu Vaccine Clinics* are being offered at Holyoke Community College […]

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9-24-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Helping Your Child Learn Online Workshop – Oct. 1st, Save the Date!

Having trouble adjusting to your children’s e-learning? Well, we are here to help! Join us […]

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Learning Support Pods – Apply by Wed., 9/23

Learning Support Pods HPS is partnering with the Boys and Girls Club, Homework House, OneHolyoke […]

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9-17-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month Letter from Dr. Vázquez Matos 9-16-20

Visit our Hispanic Heritage Month web page and join us in celebrating!   September 16, […]

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Heads Up HHS Students, Holyoke Fall Sports Tryouts are Coming Up!

Fall sports will begin tryouts on Friday, September 18th. All athletes must wear a mask consisting of […]

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Welcome Letter – Monday, September 14 is the first day of school for students in grades 1-12. 

This is a bilingual message in English and Spanish. / Este es un mensaje bilingüe […]

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9-11-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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School Supplies Collection – Community Assistance Needed

Family and Friends of the Holyoke Community   We are collecting school supplies for students […]

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9-3-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the following […]

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Need a Computer or Internet?

View the Computer Distribution Schedule for each school and mark your calendar today for the […]

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Athetics Update for HHS Families 9-2-20

Dear Families of Holyoke High School Student-Athletes,   I hope you are all doing well! […]

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Seniors, Thinking of Applying Early to College? Join our Sept. 9th Information Session

  Thinking of applying early to college? Join a virtual Q&A session on Wednesday, September […]

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8-27-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the following […]

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Free Massachusetts COVID Testing Program Extended to Holyoke

Free Massachusetts COVID Testing Program in Holyoke   FREE #COVID19 testing is now in two […]

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SY20-21 Return to School Schedule

Return to School Key Dates   Schools have sent out schedules to all registered students.  […]

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8-21-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the following […]

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HPS partners with Comcast Internet Essentials to sponsor free internet access

Need Free Internet? We are excited to partner with Comcast Internet Essentials to sponsor free […]

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Get your flu shots / influenza vaccine

The Influenza vaccine reduces the risk of getting sick with influenza, reduces the severity of […]

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8-14-20 Return to School Plan

This is a bilingual message in English and Spanish. / Este es un mensaje bilingüe […]

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8-13-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Important message from Dr. Vázquez Matos – HPS will start the school year remotely

  Dear HPS Families and Community Members,   Thank you for your engagement this summer […]

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8-6-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the following […]

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NEW Family Survey about the Return to School

This is a bilingual message in English and Spanish. / Este es un mensaje bilingüe […]

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7-31-20 Reopening Update from Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos

Please read this important bilingual return-to-school message from Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos./ Por favor, lea este importante […]

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Reopening Leadership Team Update Memo #11

Reopening Leadership Team Update Memo #11 The HPS Reopening Leadership team met on Thursday, July […]

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7-31-20 Holyoke Update from Dr. Vázquez Matos

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the following […]

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7-30-20 Graduation Letter to Students and Families from Dr. Mahoney

Dear seniors and senior families,    I am writing this note to you after walking […]

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7.29.20 Graduation Letter to Seniors & Families

I am writing this note because I want and hope that every senior who has […]

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7-24-20 Reopening Update from Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos

Greetings Holyoke Public Schools Community,   I am honored and excited to be the Superintendent/Receiver […]

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7-23-20 Holyoke Update from Dr. Vázquez Matos

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the following […]

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Reopening Leadership Team Update Memo #10

Reopening Leadership Team Update Memo #10 The HPS Reopening Leadership team met on Thursday, July […]

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Letter to Seniors and Families – HHS Class of 2020 Graduation Update

Dear Seniors and Families, First, we want to reiterate to each of our seniors that […]

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HHS Students and Parents, the 2020 Yearbooks Are Ready for Distribution!

HHS Students and Parents, Yearbook distribution will begin tomorrow, July 22nd, at HHS North Campus […]

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7-16-20 Holyoke Update from Dr. Vázquez Matos

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Reopening Leadership Team Update Memo #9  

Reopening Leadership Team Update Memo #9     The HPS Reopening Leadership team met on Thursday, […]

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Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos’ Facebook Live session July 23rd in English at 5 PM and Spanish at 5:45 PM

We hope that you can join Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos’ during his next Facebook Live […]

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Reopening Leadership Team Update Memo #8

Reopening Leadership Team Update Memo #8 The HPS Reopening Leadership team met on Thursday, July […]

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7-9-20 Holyoke Update from Dr. Vázquez Matos

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Family Survey about the Return to School / La encuesta familiar sobre el retorno escolar

Family Survey about the Return to School / La encuesta familiar sobre el retorno escolar […]

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Chromebooks and iPads

Chromebooks and iPads   Chromebooks   Any high school seniors who were unable to return […]

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Reopening Leadership Team Update Memo #7

To: Holyoke Community From: HPS Reopening Leadership team Date: Monday, June 29, 2020 Reopening Leadership […]

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7-2-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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7-1-20 Welcome Letter from new HPS Superintendent/ Receiver Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos

Dear Holyoke Public Schools Community,   Today is my first day as your new receiver/ […]

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Welcome Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos new receiver/ superintendent of Holyoke Public Schools

Holyoke Public Schools is honored to welcome Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos as its new Receiver/ […]

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Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos’ Facebook Live session today (July 1st) in English at 5 PM and Spanish at 5:45 PM

It’s Dr. first day as the new HPS receiver/ superintendent. He will be holding a […]

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Virtual Kindergarten Information Sessions 7/21 & 7/22

We hope that you can join us for Virtual Kindergarten Information Sessions HPS will be […]

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6-26-20 Follow-Up Anti-Racism Letter to the Community

June 26, 2020   Holyoke Public Schools Community,   In the last few weeks, school […]

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6-26-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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6-25-20 DESE Commissioner Riley Provides Initial Fall School Reopening Guidance

DESE Commissioner Riley Provides Initial Fall School Reopening Guidance   June 25, 2020   At […]

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HPS Reopening Leadership Team Update #6

HPS Reopening Leadership Team Update #6 June 19, 2020   The HPS Reopening Leadership team […]

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6-24-20 Press Release: Holyoke Public Schools Releases Arts Education Recommendations for  Fiscal Years 2021-23

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release   Holyoke Public Schools Releases Arts Education Recommendations for  […]

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SAT Prep Course through GEAR UP and Scholarship Application

GEAR UP Summer Information for High School Students   GEAR UP now has a SAT […]

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Attention Families of Rising 7th & 11th Graders

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR FAMILIES OF STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 7 AND 11 THIS YEAR   Starting in […]

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Class of 2020 National Athletics Signing Day

Congratulations to our student athletes who committed to play sports in college: Abby Glasheen – […]

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Class of 2020 Seal of Biliteracy

Congratulations to the following students who earned the Seal of Biliteracy: Adaris Dominicci Destiny Feliciano […]

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Class of 2020 Future Plans

Class of 2020 Future Plans According to surveys that have been completed by our seniors, […]

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6-19-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Reopening Leadership Team – Memo #5

HPS Reopening Leadership Team Update   June 14, 2020   The HPS Reopening Leadership team […]

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Summer Programming Letter to Families & Offerings

June 16, 2020   Re: Summer Programming   Dear Families, We hope this letter finds […]

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Reopening Leadership Team Update – Memo #4

Reopening Leadership Team Update   June 5, 2020   During the week of June 14th […]

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FY 2021 Budget Information – Public Hearing and Public Comment

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget   The Public Hearing on the  FY2021 School Department Budget will […]

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6-12-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Class of 2020 Car Parade

Get ready Holyoke! Today is the day! Our Holyoke High graduates parade rolls through town […]

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Class of 2020 Pa’lante Peer Leaders and Student Ambassadors

We are happy to take a moment to celebrate our members of the class of [...]

6-4-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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High School Summer Reading List 2020

Holyoke High School Summer Reading Lists – Summer of 2020   Overview & Purpose  We, […]

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June 2, 2020 Letter to the HPS Community from Dr. Zrike

June 2, 2020 Letter to the HPS Community from Dr. Zrike   Holyoke Public School […]

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To the parents or guardians and Seniors of Holyoke Class of 2020:

To the parents or guardians and Seniors of Holyoke Class of 2020: This Sunday, June […]

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Class of 2020 Internships, Co-ops, Practicums and Fellowships

The Class of 2020 contained many motivated members who were eager to learn about the [...]

Class of 2020 Senior Athletics Awards

Holyoke HS celebrates our Senior Athletes! It is our pleasure to recognize all our Senior [...]

Reopening Leadership Team Update – Memo #3

Reopening Leadership Team Update   May 29, 2020   During the week of June 14th […]

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Celebrating our Rising Stars – Students and Ceremony Info.

2020 Rising Stars – Congratulations Students!  Way to go! (View Video)   We are very […]

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5-29-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Senior Events Letter, Car Parade, Graduation, etc. from Dr. Mahoney 5-29-20

My dear Seniors,   ! Si, se puede!    Yes, you did… move to remote […]

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High School Fall Sports Signups

Dear Families of Holyoke High School Students (& Rising Ninth-graders),   I hope you are […]

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HPS Reopening Leadership Team Update

HPS Reopening Leadership Team Update (May 26, 2020)   On Thursday, May 21st, HPS hosted […]

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Shout out to our Class of 2020 Seniors Dedicated to Athletics and the Arts

Salute to Our Seniors We will be recognizing Holyoke High School seniors over the next [...]

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 National Honor Society and John & Abigail Scholarship Recipients

Salute to our Seniors We will be recognizing Holyoke High School seniors over the next [...]

5-22-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Cap and Gown Information – May 23rd & May 30th – Save the Dates

Attention Holyoke Seniors, Families, and HHS Staff:   Please join us in celebrating and honoring […]

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Establishment of HPS Reopening Leadership team

To: Holyoke Community From: HPS Reopening Leadership team Date: Monday, May 18, 2020 Re: Establishment […]

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Support Needed for Families Displaced by Microburst

Support for Families Displayed by Microburst Family and Friends of the Holyoke Community, Severe weather […]

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5-16-20 Food Service Updates – Important Notice

Dear HPS Community Members,   We have made arrangements so that food WILL BE SERVED […]

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5-14-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about the […]

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5-14-20 Special Education Update

Special Education Update   We are committed to making our best efforts to assure that […]

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5-11-20 Letter to Families about Remote Learning Expectations

Vaya al fondo para la traducción al español   May 11, 2020   Holyoke Families, […]

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Dr. Zrike’s Facebook Live Session this Wednesday

Save the date for Dr. Zrike’s Facebook Live Session this coming Wednesday at 5 pm […]

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Mark your Calendars for the SEPAC Meeting, Wednesday, May 13th at 6:00 P.M., Online: Zoom Conference Call

SEPAC Meeting, Wednesday, May 13th at 6:00 P.M., Online: Zoom Conference Call   Topic: Online […]

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5-7-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Senior Events Letter to Families

Dear Seniors and Senior Families,   I hope this letter finds you healthy and well.  […]

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Letter from DESE Commissioner Jeffrey Riley Announcing the Appointment of Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos as the Next HPS Receiver

Good Afternoon HPS Community Members,   Please read this letter from Commissioner of Elementary and […]

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Join us in Celebrating our Phenomenal Staff during Staff Appreciation Week!

Here’s how you can Join us in Celebrating our Phenomenal Staff!   Holyoke Public Schools […]

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Remote Learning Letter to Families

Vaya al fondo para la traducción al español   April 30, 2020   Dear Students […]

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4-30-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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School Lunch Hero Day Friday, May 1st

Friday, May 1st, is School Lunch Hero Day! We invite our HPS community to help […]

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Seniors, Don’t Forget To Fill Out This Important Survey!

Seniors, your Senior Survey is ready and waiting for you! Tell us how you would […]

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2020 AP Exam Changes for HHS Students

We know students and teachers have been working hard all year to build up the […]

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4-24-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Family and Student Surveys – Deadline May 1st

Family and Student Surveys – Deadline May 1st HPS Students and Families, we miss you! […]

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HHS Car Parade through Holyoke on Wednesday April 22nd between 3:00-4:00 PM

Holyoke High School staff will be participating in a car parade on April 22nd Participating […]

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Schools Closed for Remainder of 2019-20 Academic Year

Good Afternoon HPS Community,  Sadly, but not unexpectedly, Governor Baker just announced that all schools […]

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4-16-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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9th-grade Students at North Campus: Applications for HCC Early College are Available

Hello Ninth Grade Families at North Campus!   Due to the current school closure HCC […]

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Dr. Zrike’s Facebook Live Session 4-15-20

On April 15th at 5pm, Dr. Zrike hosted a Facebook Live session. It was a […]

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Mark Your Calendar: April Vacation and Last Day of School Update

April Vacation Update After much reflection and discussion with members of the HPS community, we […]

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4-10-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Hurry! Offer for Free 6 Months of Internet Service for Eligible HPS Families Expires May 14th

April 6, 2020   Dear HPS Community,   During our closure, HPS teachers and staff […]

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HPS Weekend Backpack program recently received a donation of 10,000 meals from The Outreach Program

The HPS Weekend Backpack program recently received a donation of 10,000 meals from The Outreach […]

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Holyoke Public Schools Receive $10,000 to Expand Healthy Meal Service to Children During School Closures

Holyoke Public Schools Receive $10,000 to Expand Healthy Meal Service to Children During School Closures Nutritious […]

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Yearbooks Are Now Available For Purchase

Schools might be closed currently, but that won’t stop us from publishing the latest edition […]

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Online Talent Show Contest for HHS Students and Teachers

Don’t let COVID-19 stifle your creativity!   The HHS Performing & Visual Arts teachers will […]

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April 8th Letter from Principal Ewick to McMahon Families

April 8, 2020   To All McMahon Families,   I am sending this letter to […]

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4-6-20 Letter to Families – Recommendations for Remote Learning

April 6, 2020   Dear HPS Parents/Guardians:   Following Governor Baker’s announcement that schools across […]

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Emotional Well-Being and Support for Families During COVID-19 School Closures

Emotional Well-Being and Support for Families During COVID-19 School Closures   April 3, 2020   [...]

4-3-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Food Service Changes – Grab and Go Breakfast and Lunch move to Monday, Wednesday, Friday Schedule

Food Service Changes – Grab and Go Breakfast and Lunch to take place on Mondays, […]

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April 2nd Dr. Zrike Facebook Live & World Autism Awareness

Please mark your calendar for the following two events that will be taking place on […]

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Early College & Dual Enrollment Program Updates – Remote Learning

As we all navigate these uncharted waters we wanted to reach out to give you [...]

3-30-20 Letter from DESE Commissioner Riley

Good Afternoon HPS Community,   Please see the attached letter (PDF) that contains information about […]

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Holyoke School Committee (Virtual) Meeting is Monday, March 30th at 6:00 PM.

Reminder: The Holyoke School Committee Meeting is Monday, March 30th at 6:00 PM.   This will […]

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3-26-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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3-25-20 Message from Dr. Zrike – HPS closed until May 4th

Dear Holyoke Public Schools Community,   As many of you may be aware, this afternoon, […]

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March 22 – Dr. Zrike’s Messsage to HPS Community – At-Home Learning, Food for Students, Internet Access, and More

Dear Holyoke Public Schools Community,   We hope that you are getting your rest, staying […]

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3-20-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the […]

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3-18-20 HPS Community Message from Dr. Zrike

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues, We would like to wish you a belated Happy St. […]

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Optional Learning during the District Closure

Students can now access optional learning in all content areas during the district closure. Optional […]

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Holyoke Families in Need of Internet Access?

Last updated 3-22-20 7:06 PM Technology and Internet Accessibility To help students access online learning, […]

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3-15-20 HPS Community Letter from Dr. Zrike

HPS Community,   This evening, the Governor of Massachusetts announced that he is closing schools […]

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March 19th, Broadcast Information for HPS Meeting to Discuss HPS response to Coronavirus/ COVID-19

March 19th, Broadcast Information for HPS Meeting to Discuss HPS response to Coronavirus/ COVID-19   […]

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Food for Holyoke Students

Last updated 3-22-20 at 7:04 PM   Grab and Go Breakfast and Lunch for Holyoke […]

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3-13-20 Message from Dr. Zrike – HPS closed for two weeks beginning Monday, March 16th

Dear Holyoke Public Schools Community,   In collaboration with state and local officials, Holyoke Public […]

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3-12-20 Message from Dr. Zrike to HPS Families Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear Holyoke Families, I wanted to acknowledge that this is a very difficult time for […]

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3-12-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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3-11-20 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update from Dr. Zrike

Dear Holyoke Community:   Following Governor Baker’s declaration of a state of emergency yesterday, we […]

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Important Information For HHS Juniors

Dear Junior Students and Families, What an exciting time of year it is! The school […]

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Cancellation of Pi Day Family Learning Expo 2020 – March 14th

Please note that the Pi Day Family Learning Expo event referred to below, originally scheduled […]

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3-5-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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HCC Early College Program Parent Info Session for North Campus, Ninth-Grade Families

Hello North Campus Ninth-Grade Families!  Do you know that Holyoke High has an early college […]

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March 3, 2020 Community Forum – School Year Budget

Join us for a community forum at the Holyoke Public Library to discuss the 2020-21 […]

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2-27-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Save the Date: SEPAC Meeting Feb. 26th

Save the Date! We hope that you can join us at the Wednesday, February 26th […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Holyoke Public Schools dropout rate nearly cut in half and graduation rate improves

February 14, 2020   PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Holyoke Public Schools dropout […]

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2-13-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Important Information for Seniors

Hello Seniors, here’s some important information regarding events and details about graduation, college and pictures […]

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2-6-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Thursday, February 6th, 2 Hour Delay Message – No Morning PreK

Good morning,   The Holyoke Public Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay on Thursday, […]

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Tenth Grade North Families Feb. 10th – Early College Parent Info Session

Hello Tenth Grade Families!   Do you know that Holyoke High has an early college […]

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1-30-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Open Houses for 8th-Grade Students 1/29 at North & 2/13 at Dean

Student Visits and Open Houses Scheduled for Eighth-Grade Students Holyoke High School North Campus and […]

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Share your input on the search for the new HPS Receiver

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Commissioner Jeffrey Riley recently sent a letter […]

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11th-Grade Students & Families course selection information & important dates

Dear Eleventh Grade Students and Families:    The time for course selection for the 2020 […]

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1-23-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Thursday, January 23rd – Stand Up Against Gun Violence

Please help spread the word that Thursday, January 23rd will be a wear Orange Day across HPS to […]

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1-16-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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January 29th – Be SMART: A conversation about kids and guns

Please Join Our Presentation – Be SMART: A conversation about kids and guns – on […]

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Jan. 29th – 9th-grade academy event and preference sheet information

Ninth Grade Students and Families,   This is an exciting time to be a Holyoke […]

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Feb. 13th – FAFSA Help for Families of High School Seniors Interested in Attending College

Holyoke High School in collaboration with GEAR UP would like to extend an invitation for […]

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HPS students EXCEPT those who attend PECK SCHOOL will have no school Jan. 30th-31st

Greetings,    We would like to remind you that all HPS students EXCEPT those who […]

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HPS is closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday

Greetings,   We would like to remind you that HPS schools and central office will […]

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Letter from Dr. Zrike – Proactive and preventive support for students

January 13, 2020   Dear Holyoke Public Schools Families,   We are deeply troubled by […]

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1-9-20 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Commissioner Riley’s Letter to the Holyoke Public Schools Community

Dear Members of the Holyoke Public Schools Community, Superintendent/Receiver Stephen Zrike announced last month that […]

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Save the Date! Holyoke Early College Parent Orientation Session Jan. 14th, 5:30-6:30 PM

Save the date for the Holyoke Early College Parent Orientation Session: Tuesday, January 14th 5:30-6:30 [...]

Happy New Year, Schools Reopen and Classes Resume Jan. 2nd

We would like to wish you a happy and healthy New Year 2020 and remind […]

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Letter to Families about Safety and Security on our Two High School Campuses (from Dr. Mahoney)

Dear Families,  Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of discussing with some parents how […]

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Important Message from Dr. Zrike: June 30th transition from HPS

Dear students, families, staff, partners, community members, and friends of the Holyoke Public Schools:   […]

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12-19-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Holyoke Public Schools Thanks Long-Term School Committee Members for their Exceptional Service

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Holyoke Public Schools Thanks Long-Term School Committee Members […]

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Holyoke Public Schools, school offices, and central office are closed and after-school activities are canceled, Tuesday, December 17th

The Holyoke Public Schools are closed and after-school activities are canceled (including tonight’s band concert), […]

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12-12-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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12-5-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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12-3-19 PRESS RELEASE – Holyoke High School Theater Company to Present Three Performances of CLUE On Stage, December 13 & 14

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Holyoke High School Theater Company to Present Three […]

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Holyoke Public Schools are closed and after-school activities are canceled, Tuesday, December 3rd

The Holyoke Public Schools are closed and after-school activities are canceled, Tuesday, December 3rd due […]

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Update on the Implementation of our High School Redesign Plan

December 2, 2019   Dear Holyoke Students, Families, Teachers, Staff, and Community Members,    In […]

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Holyoke Public Schools & offices are closed and after-school activities are canceled, Monday, December 2nd

The Holyoke Public Schools are closed and after-school activities are canceled, Monday, December 2nd due […]

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Schools & district offices are closed November 27th- December 1st for Thanksgiving Break.

Reminder: Schools and district offices will be closed November 27th-December 1st for Thanksgiving Break.   […]

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11-21-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Joint Statement from Mayor Alex Morse & Superintendent Dr. Stephen Zrike Regarding MSBA Meeting 

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the Holyoke contingent of Mayor Alex Morse, Receiver/ Superintendent Stephen Zrike, Representative Aaron Vega, School Building Committee Chairperson Devin Sheehan, and School Building Committee Member and City Councilor Mike Sullivan met with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) to discuss next steps following the unsuccessful November 5th vote for a debt exclusion to fund the City of Holyoke’s share of the proposed two new middle school buildings. 

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You’re invited! Nov. 20th Community Discussion about Bullying

We hope that you can join us for a Community Discussion about Bullying Mark Your […]

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11-14-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Holyoke High Theatre Company presents “Clue”, High School Edition – December 13th & 14th from 7:30-9:30 pm at HHS North

Holyoke High Theatre Company Presents:  “Clue” High School Edition, When? Friday, December 13 – 7:30 […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Official Update on Holyoke Middle Schools Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Official Update on Holyoke Middle Schools Project To: All Media From: The City of […]

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11-7-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about [...]

Memo to School Committee from Dr. Zrike

Wednesday, October 30, 2019   Dear School Committee Members:   As the day of the […]

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10-31-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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HPS students EXCEPT Peck will have no school on Nov. 4th & 5th

Important Reminder for HPS Families   We would like to remind you that all HPS […]

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High School News Week of 10/18-10/24

High School News Week of 10/18-10/24 Don’t miss out on all the great events, updates […]

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10-24-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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New Middle School Buildings Proposal Information Sessions

About the Information Sessions Please attend one of our upcoming informational sessions to learn more […]

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October 28th: 3-Hour Early Release for all HPS Students EXCEPT Veritas Prep

All Holyoke Public Schools students EXCEPT those who attend Veritas Prep will have a 3-hour [...]

10-17-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Dinner & ARICA Autism Insurance Law Information Session

About the Information Session Did you know there is a Massachusetts Law (ARICA) that requires […]

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10-10-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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10-3-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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HHS North and Dean Campus to Host Blood Drive

The Holyoke High School will host two blood drives in early October through the American […]

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Peace Rally, Thursday, October 3rd from 5:30-6:30 PM, at Donahue School

PEACE RALLY Join us at a peace rally and unite with the community to flourish […]

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Save the Dates – Oct. 7th & 15th – Upcoming Public Information Sessions about the Proposal to Build Two New Middle School Buildings in Holyoke

Upcoming Public Information Sessions about the Proposal to Build Two New Middle School Buildings in […]

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9-26-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Accountability Results for Holyoke Public Schools Show Substantial Progress Towards Performance Targets

September 24, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Accountability Results for Holyoke Public Schools Show Substantial […]

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9-19-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Programa de Liderazgo para Padres Latinos (PLPL)Is coming to Western Massachusetts this fall!  

Families, if you want to improve your understanding of special education rights so you can […]

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Holyoke High School Open House 9/19 @ 5:30 PM

Attending an open house at your child’s school is a great way to get to […]

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9-12-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Picture Day on Monday, Sept. 16th

Monday, Sept. 16th will be picture day at HHS. For 9th-grade students (and any other […]

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Save the Date – The HHS Field Hockey Team’s cancer awareness game played in memory of Heather McMahon – Thurs., Sept. 12th

HHS Field Hockey Team   The HHS Field Hockey Team’s cancer awareness game played in […]

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Save the date – HHS Cheerleading Car Wash fundraiser, Sept. 8th, 10AM – 1PM at Metcalf Elementary School

HHS Cheerleading Fundraiser   The HHS Cheerleading Team is holding a car wash fundraiser on […]

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9-5-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Holyoke Receives $750,000 to Support Preschool Access

September 5, 2019 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Holyoke Receives $750,000 to Support […]

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Save the Date: Open House for HHS Sept. 19th

Holyoke High School families, please save the date for the HHS open house on September […]

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8-29-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Open House Schedule

Attending an open house at your child’s school is a great way to get to […]

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8-22-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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8-8-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the […]

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Important Transportation Information

Important Information from our Transportation Department Have you moved this year? It is very important […]

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Notice regarding the Summer Food Service Meals Program

Summer Food Service Meals Program Update: Avery Field, Rohan Park, and Pulaski Park food service […]

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8-1-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Families of Students in Jericho and Camp Communicare Programs – Info for 8/6

Jericho and Camp Communicare Programs On Tuesday, August 6th, Jericho and Camp Communicare Programs will […]

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7-11-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Athletics Tryout Information

Important Information for Students Interested in Trying Out for a Fall Sport Football tryouts start […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Holyoke Public Schools Awarded $150,000 by Barr Foundation to Put Success within Reach of All Students

June 26, 2019 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Holyoke Public Schools Awarded $150,000 by Barr Foundation to Put […]

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Opt-In for Texting from 413FamiliesH

About 413FamiliesH 413FamiliesH is a community-based texting program for families with young children living in Holyoke, […]

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6-20-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the […]

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6-20-19 PRESS RELEASE – Holyoke Public Schools Participate in the Summer Food Service Meals Program

Update: Avery Field, Rohan Park, and Pulaski Park will be closed for the remainder of […]

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6-13-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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6-6-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues, We would like to share information with you about the […]

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6-5-19 PRESS RELEASE: Holyoke High School’s Graduates Speak of Perseverance, Hard Work, and Dreaming Big

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   June 5, 2019 Holyoke High School’s Graduates Speak of Perseverance, Hard […]

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Metcalf School’s June 6th, 5 PM, Dual Language Acceptance Celebration

Reminder to families of students who have been accepted to Metcalf’s Dual Language Program.   […]

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Tonight’s 5PM Dual Language Acceptance Celebration

Reminder to families of students who have been accepted to E.N. White’s Dual Language Program […]

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HHS Final Examination Schedule and Guidelines 

Final Examination Schedule and Guidelines  Schedule for North Campus, Schedule for Dean Campus, and Guidelines & […]

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Graduation Announcement, Sunday, June 2nd

Graduation Information – Holyoke High School’s graduation will still be outside this afternoon (Sunday, June […]

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5-30-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Holyoke High School Class of 2019 Commencement

May 29, 2019 Holyoke High School Class of 2019 Commencement   HOLYOKE, Massachusetts – Holyoke […]

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Honors Day (May 31st) Information

Honors Day, is Friday, May 31st at 9:45 a.m., in the gymnasium. Families are invited […]

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Senior Events and Week of June 3rd MCAS Science Modified Schedule and Bus Information

SENIOR FINAL EXAMS (AND EVENTS – Including Graduation) –  North | Dean (En Español) Important Reminders–Week of June […]

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May 25th Panel Discussion and Question and Answer Event about the Proposal to Build 2 New Middle Schools

On Saturday, May 25th at 10 AM at Nueva Esperanza (410 Main Street, Holyoke) there […]

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5-23-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Holyoke to Hold First Signing Day Event for Future Educators

May 20, 2019   PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Holyoke to Hold First Signing […]

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PRESS RELEASE: First Graduating Class in Holyoke to be Awarded the State Seal of Biliteracy

May 16, 2019 – For Immediate Release   First Graduating Class in Holyoke to be Awarded […]

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5-16-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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REMINDERS for the Week of May 20th: Senior Finals and Events (Including Graduation), MCAS Math Modified Schedule, Bus Information

SENIOR FINAL EXAMS (AND EVENTS – Including Graduation) –  North | Dean (En Español) MODIFIED SCHEDULE FOR MCAS […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Holyoke Expands Dual Language Program by 40%, Providing Program Access to Approximately 120 More Students

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Holyoke Expands Dual Language Program by 40%, Providing Program […]

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Unified Track Championship Volunteers Needed for May 21st!

Contact Mel Martin at memartin@hps.holyoke.ma.us to volunteer. Here’s more information…   Holyoke is very excited […]

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5-9-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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5-2-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Staff Appreciation Week is May 6th – May 10th

Sending a huge thank you shout out to all HPS staff for all that you […]

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4-25-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleague,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Save the Date – Ethnic Studies Pop Out: A Block Party – May 3rd

The Holyoke High School Ethnic Studies Program Ethnic Studies is excited to invite you to […]

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Save the Date – April 27th Parent Power Math Expo – Empowering Our Children’s Math Learning

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Parent University: Math Carnival! Empowering Our Children’s Math Learning We hope that […]

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May 1st, College Planning Night for Current 10th and 11th Grader Students and Families

College Planning Night Wednesday, May 1st 6:30 pm HHS North Auditorium Current 10th and 11th-grade […]

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4-11-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleague,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Reminders for Next Week – School Vacation, Central Office Hours, and Vacation Academy Program

We would like to remind HPS families that school vacation is the week of April […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Holyoke High School Student Athletes Commit to Play College Volleyball

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Holyoke High School Student Athletes Commit to Play College […]

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April 10th and 11th Dual Enrollment Information Session for HHS Students and Families

Dual Enrollment Information Session for Students and Families off Holyoke High School North and Dean […]

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4-4-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   You will find information about the following topics in […]

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Save the Date: New Middle School Buildings Meeting, April 10th

New Middle School Buildings Meeting We hope that you can join us on April 10th […]

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Save the Date – April 24th is the 7th Annual Autism Resource Night For Families of Children with Autism

7th Annual Autism Resource Night For Families of Children with Autism The Holyoke Public Schools […]

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3-28-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues, We would like to share information about the following topics: […]

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3-21-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues, We would like to share information about the following topics: […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Lawrence School Unveils Sensory Walk for Students

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Lawrence School Unveils Sensory Walk for Students Sensory walks […]

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PRESS RELEASE: College Signing Day for Holyoke High School’s Bridget Healy

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   College Signing Day for Holyoke High School’s Bridget Healy […]

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MCAS Message for Holyoke High School Families

This message is for parents of Holyoke High School students: On Tuesday, March 26th and […]

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3-14-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information about the following […]

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Attention HHS Seniors – Cap & Gown Measurements

Holyoke High School Seniors – Cap & Gown Measurements Information   Balfour will be taking […]

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Save the Date – March 20th – State of the Schools Meeting and Discussion on Future District Priorities

Save the Date – March 20th  – State of the Schools Meeting and Discussion on […]

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April Vacation Academy

Vacation Academy will take place this year at Donahue School and Holyoke High School North […]

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3-7-19 Holyoke Update

March 7, 2019   Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share […]

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Family Surveys – HPS Families, we are looking for your feedback!

The Holyoke Public School district is surveying our families using the Panorama Culture and Climate […]

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Save the date: English Learner Parent Advisory Council Meeting on March, 6th

We hope that you can join us for the next English Learner Parent Advisory Council […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Major Improvements in Graduation and Dropout Rates for Holyoke Public Schools

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Major Improvements in Graduation and Dropout Rates for […]

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Holyoke Public Schools are closed Monday, March 4, 2019

Greetings,   Due to the snowstorm, Monday, March 4th, the Holyoke Public Schools will be […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Six Holyoke Educators Receive Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Six Holyoke Educators Receive Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching […]

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2-28-19 Holyoke Update

February 28, 2019   Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Holyoke School Committee Vice Chair Elected Minority Caucus Chair for the Massachusetts Association of School Committees

 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Holyoke School Committee Vice Chair Elected Minority Caucus […]

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2-14-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   Happy Valentine’s Day!  We would like to share information […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Holyoke Public Schools Joins Verizon Innovative Learning Program to Bring 24/7 Internet Access, Tablets and Technology Coaches to Local Middle Schools

February 11, 2019   PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release   Holyoke Public Schools Joins Verizon Innovative Learning Program […]

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PRESS RELEASE: College Signing Day for Holyoke High School Athletes

February 11, 2019   PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release   College Signing Day for […]

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Save the Date: February 14th Early College Information Session

We hope you can join us on Thursday, February 14th, 4:30-6:00 PM. Any parents or […]

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Mark Your Calendar – February 15th Concert to Benefit Music Programming at Metcalf School

We hope you can join us at the Concert with Latin Grammy Award winner Mister […]

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Save the date – March 9th – Adaptive Ice Skating Family Engagement Event

Please join us for an Adaptive Ice Skating Family Engagement Event. Date: March 9th, 2019 […]

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Wednesday, February 13th, the Holyoke Public Schools will be closed. District and school offices will be open.

Good morning,   Due to the snow storm, Wednesday, February 13th, the Holyoke Public Schools […]

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Save the Date – February 27th – SEPAC Meeting

Special Education Advisory Council (SEPAC) Meeting   Date: February 27th, 2019 Time: 6:00 PM – […]

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3-Hour Early Release on Tuesday, February 12th – See dismissal times

The Holyoke Public Schools will have a 3-hour early release tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12th, due […]

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2-7-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information about the following […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Shoes That Fit and Rack Room Shoes provide footwear for Holyoke students

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   February 7, 2019   Shoes That Fit and […]

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Apply to HPS Options Programs & Come to Our Info. Sessions and Tours

Apply Today for 2019-2020 Options Programs and Mark Your Calendar for the Following Events… As […]

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1-31-19 Holyoke Update

January 31, 2019   Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Holyoke High School and Holyoke STEM Academy Receive STEM Career Pathway Capacity Grant

PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release   January 31, 2019 Holyoke High School and Holyoke STEM […]

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Thursday, January 31st, the Holyoke Public Schools will be closed. District and school offices will be open. 

Due to the extremely cold temperatures that are predicted throughout the day tomorrow, Thursday, January […]

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January 30th all after-school and evening events and activities are canceled

Due to the dangerous temperatures that are predicted for this afternoon and evening, we are […]

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Enroll your student today at Holyoke High School!

Enroll your high school student today and join us at the following events!   Students […]

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Still on – January 30th Holyoke STEM Academy Information Session/Open House

The Holyoke STEM Academy Information Session/Open House that is scheduled for this evening (January 30th) […]

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2-hour delay, no morning PreK on Wednesday, January 30th…

The Holyoke Public Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay on Wednesday, January 30th. Bus […]

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Tuesday, January 29th Evening Cancellations

Good afternoon, The following events are canceled tonight (Tuesday, January 29th), due to the weather: All […]

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Save the Date, February 13th Early College Information Session

We hope you can join us on Wednesday, February 13th, 4:30-6:00 PM.   Any parents […]

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Professional Development Day – January 29th – No school for students

Reminder to all HPS families: Schools are Closed to Students on Tuesday, January 29th, as […]

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1-24-19 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information about the following […]

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2 Hour Delay Message – No Morning PreK 1/22/19

Good evening,   Due to the extreme cold weather expected for Tuesday, January 22nd, Holyoke […]

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1-17-19 Holyoke Update

January 17, 2019   Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share […]

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Save the Date – January 23rd – SEPAC Meeting

Special Education Advisory Council (SEPAC) Meeting   Date: January 23, 2019 Time: 6:00 PM – […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and Midterm Exam Schedule for Holyoke High North

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and Midterms Exam Schedule for Holyoke High North Next […]

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Mark Your Calendar – January 16th & 17th – HHS Academy Info Night for middle and high school students and families and community members

HHS Academy Info Night for middle and high school students and families and community members […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Amherst and Holyoke School Districts Awarded Bilingual Education Grant

January 11, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Amherst and Holyoke School Districts Awarded Bilingual […]

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1-10-19 Holyoke Update

January 10, 2019   Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to wish […]

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Save the Date – January 22 – English Learner Parent Advisory Council Meeting

We hope that you can join us for the Second English Learner Parent Advisory Council […]

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Save the Date – January 15th for Current Holyoke Early College Families – Parent Orientation Session

Parent Orientation Session for Current Holyoke Early College Families Date: January 15th   Time: 5:30-6:30 PM […]

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12-20-18 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Holiday Break – Schools are closed 12/24-1/1 and HPS school and district offices are closed 12/24, 12/25, 12/31, and 1/1

We would like to remind you that schools are closed to students from December 24th […]

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PRESS RELEASE: The Holyoke High School Theater Company’s Production CAUGHT IN THE ACT Hits the Stage January 11th and 12th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   December 20, 2018   The Holyoke High School Theater Company’s Production […]

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12-13-18 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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Holyoke High School Seniors – Check out these scholarships!

There are many scholarships available to high school seniors.  Please visit the scholarships links on […]

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FAFSA Day on December 17th for High School Seniors and their Parents/Guardians

High School Seniors – Join us for another FAFSA Day on Monday, December 17th at […]

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Wednesday, December 19th, Free Concert

We hope you can join us for the free Holyoke High School Band, Choir, and […]

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12-6-18 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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11-29-18 Holyoke Update

Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share information with you about […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Holyoke School Committee Member Elected President of State School Committee Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2018 HOLYOKE SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER ELECTED PRESIDENT OF STATE SCHOOL COMMITTEE […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Holyoke School Committee Member Named to All-State School Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   November 26, 2018   HOLYOKE SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER NAMED TO ALL-STATE […]

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11-21-18 Holyoke Update

November 21, 2018   Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share […]

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Nov. 21st – All  North and Dean campus students will be on the North campus for the start and end of the day. 

All  HHS students will be on the North campus for the start and end of […]

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2-hour delay today, Friday, November 16th

The Holyoke Public Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay today, Friday, November 16th, due […]

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11-15-18 Holyoke Update

November 15, 2018   Dear Families, Partners, and Colleagues,   We would like to share […]

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Wednesday, November 21st is a Half Day – See dismissal times for each school. Schools and district offices will also be closed November 22nd-23rd.

Wednesday, Nov. 21st is a Half Day as it is the beginning of Thanksgiving Break.  Also, […]

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November 12th – HPS Schools and Offices are closed in observance of Veterans Day

We would like to remind you that schools and district offices are closed on Monday, […]

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11-8-18 PRESS RELEASE – DLC Acknowledges “On-site Monitoring No Longer Needed” at Holyoke Public Schools TIP Program, “Substantial Progress” has been made

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DLC Acknowledges “On-site Monitoring No Longer Needed” at Holyoke […]

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