Good budget news and much more in this week's Together for Holyoke | Buenas noticias sobre el presupuesto y mucho más en la edición de esta semana de Together for Holyoke. https://holyokepsma.edurooms.com/engage/holyoke-public-schools/newsletters/together-for-holyoke-april-12-2024
2 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Last call to enroll in April Vacation Academy! Vacation Academy is an enrichment and learning opportunity during April break for students in grades 3-8. The program runs April 15-22 and will focus on math, with special activities such as cooking, art, and gym. Sign up for free via SchoolMint: https://enrollholyoke.schoolmint.com/
2 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Flyer with text: APRIL VACATION ACADEMY, April 15-19 2024, for HPS students in grades 3-8. Academic focus in math; Cooking, art, and enrichment courses; Breakfast and lunch provided. Sign up for free via SchoolMint
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 occurred at 10:20 a.m. this morning in North Plainfield, New Jersey. Shaking was reported in the Holyoke region, as well as Boston, Worcester, and areas in Rhode Island, and Connecticut. There has been no reported impact in Holyoke, and all schools are operating on their regular schedule.
3 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Reminder: HPS schools will be closed on Friday, March 29, in observance of Good Friday. In addition, Monday, April 1, is a districtwide professional development day. No school for students except for Lawrence students who will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. (3-hour early release).
3 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Families are invited to The IEP Improvement Project - The New IEP informational meeting presented by Holyoke SEPAC and HPS on Wednesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Register ahead at https://bit.ly/3V3NSB9
3 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Next year’s PreK and Kinder parents! Apply for your child to be a part of the dual language program, where students learn both Spanish and English. Applications are open. Watch this short video (English / Spanish) featuring Kelly School to learn more. We also have dual language at E.N. White School or visit the district website. https://www.hps.holyoke.ma.us/page/dual-language-program
4 months ago, HPS
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3  students in Dual Language
4 students in Dual Language
Holyoke Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, February 13 due to weather conditions. There will be no after-school activities. Offices will be closed. -- Las Escuelas Públicas de Holyoke permanecerán cerradas el martes, 13 de febrero debido a condiciones climáticas adversas. No habrá actividades extraescolares. Las oficinas estarán cerradas.
4 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Calendar page showing no school on February 13
February Vacation Academies have been scheduled for February 19-23 for elementary, middle, and high school students at five HPS schools to provide enriching learning experiences and English Language arts support during February break week. Find more information here, including link to register: https://www.hps.holyoke.ma.us/article/1432263
5 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
February Vacation Academy logo
The January 26, 2024 edition of Together for Holyoke is now available. Follow this link to read the latest news! https://bit.ly/493Xq2S
5 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
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Holyoke SEPAC and Holyoke Public Schools Parent Worksop: “How can parents address bullying in school.” Tomorrow, January 24, from 6-7 p.m. via Zoom. Registration link: https://bit.ly/3ScDN2V
5 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
The HPS Dual Language Program is accepting applications starting in February for the 2024-25 school year. Families who already know they would like their children to participate are encouraged to complete an application as soon as possible. https://www.hps.holyoke.ma.us/article/1409011
5 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
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Girl coloring with classmates
ACCESS season has begun for our multilingual ESL students! Holyoke Public School staff and teachers wish success to all students participating in this important test. We celebrate all your languages and linguistic abilities; multilingualism is a superhero power! We are excited to celebrate your success in academic and social English when the results of this test are released in the Spring. Students who are ESL students received a letter with the dates of testing. Please help us cheer on your students to show all they know! - (SPANISH) ¡La temporada de ACCESS ha comenzado para nuestros estudiantes multilingües de ESL! El personal y los maestros de las Escuelas Públicas de Holyoke desean éxito a todos los estudiantes que participan en esta importante prueba. Celebramos todos sus idiomas y habilidades lingüísticas; ¡El multilingüismo es un superhéroe! Estamos emocionados de celebrar su éxito en inglés académico y social cuando se publiquen los resultados de esta prueba en la primavera. ¡La temporada de ACCESS ha comenzado para nuestros estudiantes multilingües de ESL! El personal y los maestros de las Escuelas Públicas de Holyoke desean éxito a todos los estudiantes que participan en esta importante prueba. Celebramos todos tus idiomas y habilidades lingüísticas; ¡El multilingüismo es un poder de superhéroe! Estamos emocionados de celebrar su éxito en inglés académico y social cuando se publiquen los resultados de esta prueba en la primavera. Los estudiantes de ESL recibieron una carta con las fechas de los exámenes. ¡Ayúdenos a animar a sus estudiantes para que demuestren todo lo que saben! - (HAITIAN CREOLE) Sezon ACCESS kòmanse pou elèv ESL nou yo ki pale plizyè lang! Anplwaye Lekòl Piblik Holyoke ak pwofesè yo swete siksè pou tout elèv ki patisipe nan tès enpòtan sa a. Nou selebre tout lang ou ak kapasite lengwistik ou yo; miltilinguism se yon superhero! Nou kontan selebre siksè ou nan angle akademik ak sosyal lè rezilta tès sa a ap pibliye nan prentan an. Elèv ki se elèv ESL yo te resevwa yon lèt ak dat tès yo. Tanpri ede nou ankouraje elèv ou yo pou montre tout sa yo konnen! - (SWAHILI) Msimu wa ACCESS umeanza kwa wanafunzi wetu wa lugha nyingi wa ESL! Wafanyakazi na walimu wa Shule ya Umma ya Holyoke wanawatakia mafanikio wanafunzi wote watakaoshiriki katika mtihani huu muhimu. Tunasherehekea lugha zako zote na uwezo wako wa kiisimu; lugha nyingi ni shujaa! Tunayo furaha kusherehekea mafanikio yako katika Kiingereza cha kitaaluma na kijamii wakati matokeo ya jaribio hili yanapotolewa katika Majira ya kuchipua. Wanafunzi ambao ni wanafunzi wa ESL walipokea barua yenye tarehe za majaribio. Tafadhali tusaidie kuwashangilia wanafunzi wako ili kuonyesha yote wanayojua!
5 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
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Holyoke Public Schools are closed today, Tuesday, January 16 due to winter conditions. No afterschool activities. - La Escuelas Públicas de Holyoke estarán cerradas hoy, martes 16 de enero debido a las condiciones invernales. No habrán actividades extraescolares.
5 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Calendar saying school closed January 16
Holyoke Public Schools are closed today, Monday, January 16 due to winter conditions. No afterschool activities. - La Escuelas Públicas de Holyoke estarán cerradas hoy, martes 16 de enero debido a las condiciones invernales. No habrán actividades extraescolares.
5 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
HPS schools will be closed on Monday, January 15 in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. - Las Escuelas Públicas de Holyoke estarán cerradas el lunes 15 de enero en conmemoración del Día de Martin Luther King, Jr.
5 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Calendar page showing no school on January 15
Holyoke Public Schools is operating on a two-hour delay today, Monday, January 8 due to expected freezing conditions in the early morning. Morning Pre-K is canceled. - Las Escuelas Públicas de Holyoke están operando con un retraso de dos horas, hoy lunes, 8 de enero debido a las condiciones de temperaturas bajo cero en la madrugada. El prekínder de la mañana está cancelado.
5 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Calendar showing 2-hour delay on January 8
Holyoke Public Schools has received a supply of warm clothing from the Cradle to Crayons Seasonal Clothing and Coats program. To request winter clothing for your children, please complete this Google form: https://forms.gle/mBLnZX2aTrcTVWPs7 If you have any questions, please call the HPS Enrollment Office at (413) 534-2000, Option 1.
6 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
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Holyoke Public Schools has received a supply of warm clothing from the Cradle to Crayons Seasonal Clothing and Coats program. To request winter clothing for your children, please complete this Google form: https://forms.gle/mBLnZX2aTrcTVWPs7 If you have any questions, please call the HPS Enrollment Office at (413) 534-2000, Option 1.
6 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Child wearing knit hat pulled down over their eyes
Friday, December 22 will be a three-hour early release for students. Winter break will run through Monday, January 1, with a return to school on Tuesday, January 2. Schools will be closed again on Friday, January 5, in celebration of Three Kings Day and again on Monday, January 15, in recognition of Martin Luther King Day. Please visit our calendars page to view the updated calendar or three-hour early release schedule: https://www.hps.holyoke.ma.us/o/hps/page/calendars-bell-times-events
6 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
Calendar showing three-hour early release on December 22
Welcome! Caitlin Rosazza is the new associate director of early literacy for Holyoke Public Schools. She leads and supports the implementation of the Early Literacy strategic priority, including providing professional learning and support to expert teachers/coaches, K-2 classroom teachers, and reading interventionists. She began her teaching career as an English Language Arts (ELA) teacher at the former Peck School. She also taught ELA and coached early literacy at a Springfield charter school. She received her bachelor's degree from Smith College and master's degree in curriculum and instruction from Boston University. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, and baking.
6 months ago, Holyoke Public Schools
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