Holyoke High

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We are excited to welcome our students and staff back for the new school year.  Please see below for important back to school dates.

  • August 7-17 – Summer Induction Institute for Teachers in their First Full Year of Teaching –   8:30 AM – 4:00 PM at Dean Technical High School, 1045 Main Street, Holyoke
  • August 17 – Interim Principal, Mr. Dana Brown. meet and greet with staff in the HHS cafeteria at 2:00 PM.
  • August 17 – Day of Learning for Experienced Teachers New to Holyoke (those that do not attend Induction Summer Institute) –   8:30 AM – 3:30 PM at the Kittridge Center at Holyoke Community College, Room 301, 303 Homestead Ave. , Holyoke
  • August 18 – New Staff Orientation – for Staff New to Holyoke – 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM at Heritage State Park Auditorium, 221 Appleton Street,  Holyoke
  • August 23 – HHS and Dean Teachers Report
  • August 23 and 24 –  Freshman (9th grade) Academy Orientation – HHS cafeteria, 8/23 8-11  AM and 8/24 8-11:40 AM followed by cookout 11:40 AM-1:00 PMsee flyer
  • August 23 – SEPAC Back to School Barbeque and Resource Night, 5:00pm – 7:00pm at the Holyoke Merry Go Round
  • August 24 – Convocation for all HPS teachers and district leaders-  8 AM in the auditorium at Holyoke High School
  • August 24, 25, 28 – Professional development
  • August 29 – Schools open for students in grades 1-12
August 23, 2017
  • Freshman Academy Orientation

    August 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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August 24, 2017
  • Freshman Academy Orientation

    August 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:40 am
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • Convocation (HHS Teachers Only)

    August 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • Freshman Academy Cookout

    August 24, 2017 @ 11:40 am - 1:00 pm
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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August 29, 2017
September 4, 2017
September 5, 2017
  • GOLF vs Agawam (Away)

    September 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Holyoke High School - Golf (M) - Varsity - Golf
    vs. Agawam

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  • GIRLS VBALL vs Smith Voc.

    September 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Holyoke High School - Volleyball (F) - Varsity - Girls Volleyball
    vs. Smith Voc.

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  • FHOCKEY vs East Longmeadow

    September 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Holyoke High School - Field Hockey (F) - Varsity - Field Hockey
    vs. East Longmeadow

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September 6, 2017
  • GOLF vs Westfield

    September 6, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Wyckoff Country Club, 233 Easthampton Rd, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Holyoke High School - Golf (M) - Varsity - Golf
    vs. Westfield

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September 7, 2017
  • GOLF vs Minnechaug (Away)

    September 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Country Club of Wilbraham, 859 Stony Hill Rd, Wilbraham, MA 01095, USA

    Holyoke High School - Golf (M) - Varsity - Golf
    vs. Minnechaug

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September 8, 2017
  • FHOCKEY vs Amherst

    September 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Crosier Field, MacKintosh Terrace, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Holyoke High School - Field Hockey (F) - Varsity - Field Hockey
    vs. Amherst

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  • FOOTBALL vs. Putnam

    September 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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September 11, 2017
  • GOLF vs East Longmeadow

    September 11, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Wyckoff Country Club, 233 Easthampton Rd, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Holyoke High School - Golf (M) - Varsity - Golf
    vs. East Longmeadow

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  • JV GIRLS VBALL vs Putnam

    September 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Home - Holyoke High School

    Holyoke High School - Volleyball (F) - Junior Varsity - Girls Volleyball
    vs. Putnam

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  • JV FOOTBALL vs Putnam (Away)

    September 11, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Blunt Park, 1780 Roosevelt Ave, Springfield, MA 01109, USA

    Holyoke High School - Football (M) - Junior Varsity - Football
    vs. Putnam

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  • GIRLS VBALL vs Putnam

    September 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Holyoke High School - Volleyball (F) - Varsity - Girls Volleyball
    vs. Putnam

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September 12, 2017
  • GOLF vs Ludlow (Away)

    September 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Westover Golf Club, 181 South Street, Granby, MA 01033, USA

    Holyoke High School - Golf (M) - Varsity - Golf
    vs. Ludlow

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  • CROSS COUNTRY vs Agawam

    September 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Elks Lodge, 250 Whitney Ave, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Holyoke High School - Cross Country (M) - Varsity - Boys Cross Country
    vs. Agawam

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  • FHOCKEY vs Belchertown (Away)

    September 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Belchertown High School, 142 Springfield Rd, Belchertown, MA 01007, USA

    Holyoke High School - Field Hockey (F) - Varsity - Field Hockey
    vs. Belchertown

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September 13, 2017
  • JV GIRLS VBALL vs Ware (Away)

    September 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Away - Ware High School

    Holyoke High School - Volleyball (F) - Junior Varsity - Girls Volleyball
    vs. Ware

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  • GIRLS VBALL vs Ware (Away)

    September 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Ware Junior/Senior High School, 237 West St, Ware, MA 01082, United States

    Holyoke High School - Volleyball (F) - Varsity - Girls Volleyball
    vs. Ware

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September 14, 2017
  • FHOCKEY vs Pioneer

    September 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Holyoke High School - Field Hockey (F) - Varsity - Field Hockey
    vs. Pioneer

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September 15, 2017
  • JV GIRLS VBALLS vs. Southwick (Away)

    September 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Away - Southwick Regional High School

    Holyoke High School - Volleyball (F) - Junior Varsity - Girls Volleyball
    vs. Southwick

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  • GIRLS VBALL vs Southwick (Away)

    September 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Southwick Regional High School, 93 Feeding Hills Rd, Southwick, MA 01077, USA

    Holyoke High School - Volleyball (F) - Varsity - Girls Volleyball
    vs. Southwick

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  • FOOTBALL vs Chicopee (Away)

    September 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Szot Park, 687 Front St, Chicopee, MA 01013, USA

    Holyoke High School - Football (M) - Varsity - Football
    vs. Chicopee

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September 18, 2017
  • GOLF vs Minnechaug

    September 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Wyckoff Country Club, 233 Easthampton Rd, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Holyoke High School - Golf (M) - Varsity - Golf
    vs. Minnechaug

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  • GIRLS VBALL vs Commerce (Away)

    September 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Commerce High School, Springfield, MA 01105, USA

    Holyoke High School - Volleyball (F) - Varsity - Girls Volleyball
    vs. Commerce

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  • FHOCKEY vs Athol (Away)

    September 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Athol High School, Athol, MA 01331, USA

    Holyoke High School - Field Hockey (F) - Varsity - Field Hockey
    vs. Athol

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  • JV FOOTBALL vs Chicopee

    September 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Home - Roberts' Field Sports Complex

    Holyoke High School - Football (M) - Junior Varsity - Football
    vs. Chicopee

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  • Academic Tutoring
  • Anime Club
  • As Schools Match Wits
  • Band (Concert/Jazz/Marching)
  • Bible Club
  • Choir (Bell/Concert/Madrigal)
  • Business Club
  • Chess Club
  • Color Guard
  • Debate, Drama, Speech Teams
  • Gay-Straight Alliance
  • GEAR-Up Program
  • Herald (newspaper)
  • Green Team
  • History Day Project Club
  • Literary Magazine (The Knightwriter)
  • National Honor Society
  • Nursing Club
  • Photography
  • School Musical
  • Spanish Club
  • Student Council
  • Upward Bound Program (Northfield Mt. Hermon)
  • World Language Club
  • Yearbook

Athletics:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Indoor Track
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Other:

  • Business Partnerships
  • Concerts/Musicals/Plays
  • Diversity Celebrations
  • Memorial Day Program
  • Peace Week Initiative
  • Renaissance Program
  • School Improvement Council
  • Heart of Holyoke Art Exhibit

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School Vision

Holyoke High School’s Vision is to ensure that all students are provided the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to graduate prepared to pursue higher education without remediation and/or a rewarding career and to function as responsible citizens in a diverse society.

Academic Expectations

Holyoke High School students will: read effectively and critically for information and understanding; communicate clearly and effictively as writers and speakers; use critical thinking, problem solving and reasoning techniques, demonstrate effective use of appropriate technology.

Social Expectations

Holyoke High School students will: demonstrate open-mindedness and respect for all members of the school community; assume responsibility for their behavior.

Civic Expectations

Holyoke High School students will: participate in the school’s extra-curricular and co-curricular activities and/or the activities in the broader community; understand their rights and responsibilities as members of the school community and larger community.

Hail! Holyoke High School, Alma Mater, first forever. The days we spent with thee will always live in memory. And H-O-L-Y-O-K-E means friendship, truth and loyalty. So, Hail, Holyoke High School, we’ll be true to thee.

Dana Brown, InterimPrincipal
dbrown@hps.holyoke.ma.us
500 Beech Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 534-2020/21
(413) 534-2098 (fax)

8:05 AM – 2:50 PM (M, T, Th, F)
Early release Wednesdays at 2:00 PM

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