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NHL Season Reaches the Halfway Point: Bruins Tearing Up the League, Krejci plays in his 1,000th Game

NHL Season Reaches the Halfway Point: Bruins Tearing Up the League, Krejci plays in his 1,000th Game

Patrick Sweeney, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2023

Recently, the 2022-23 National Hockey League season reached the halfway mark. The season has been filled with new records being set and exciting moments for all 32 teams. One team that has garnered national...

Buffalo Snowstorm raises new climate change questions

Buffalo Snowstorm raises new climate change questions

Patrick Sweeney, Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2023

For years, scientists have been warning the world about the effects of climate change on the planet. Temperatures have been consistently rising, with the climate.gov website reporting that “2021 was...

Holyoke Soldiers Home Faces Second COVID Outbreak

Holyoke Soldiers Home Faces Second COVID Outbreak

Patrick Sweeney, Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2022

In late November, another COVID outbreak occurred at the Holyoke Soldiers Home, which is no stranger to the disease. Western Mass News first reported the incident on November 30th, noting that 11 veterans...

Springfield’s Bright Nights returns for its 28th Season

Springfield’s Bright Nights returns for its 28th Season

Patrick Sweeney, Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2022

The holiday season is officially underway in New England, which also means the return of various traditions. Springfield’s Bright Nights “opened for its 28th season” on November 23rd. The display,...

HHS Hosts Freshman and Sophomore Career Day on November 22nd

HHS Hosts Freshman and Sophomore Career Day on November 22nd

Patrick Sweeney, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2022

On November 21st, Holyoke High School hosted a Freshman and Sophomore “You can Be Anything you Want to Be” Career Day in conjunction with local and state organizations, including attorneys, Holyoke...

Holyoke High School, Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

Mrs. McKenna sits down with the Herald for Interview

Patrick Sweeney, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2022

The Thanksgiving break is fast approaching at HHS and the year has been moving quite rapidly. There have been many events going on around the school, from Knight Time to the conclusion of fall sports....

Senior Deadlines for the 2023 Yearbook

Senior Deadlines for the 2023 Yearbook

Patrick Sweeney, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2022

The 2022-23 school year has been moving quickly, which means that yearbook deadlines are approaching. Seniors need to be aware of several important deadlines when it comes to yearbook pictures. Ensuring...

Lego Releases Special Edition Home Alone Set

Lego Releases Special Edition “Home Alone” Set

Patrick Sweeney, Co-Editor December 19, 2021

Lego sets have become extremely popular both in the United States and around the world. The company has released many wonderful pieces throughout the years. They feature many different lines, from the...

We Are the Change

We Are the Change

Annalyse McBride, Co-Editor/Sports Editor October 8, 2021

It is more apparent than ever that the Holyoke High School community of students has each other's backs.  Last week an incident occurred at the high school involving a very serious topic that can't be...

Law enforcement personnel work in front of a Kroger grocery store as an investigation goes into the night following a shooting earlier in the day on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, in Collierville, Tenn. Police say a gunman attacked people in the store and killed at least one person and wounded 12 others before the suspect was found dead. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Grocery Store Shooting in Tennesse

Annalyse McBride, Chief Editor/Sports Editor September 24, 2021

       On Thursday, September 23rd what started as a normal trip to the grocery store for many turned into a nightmare. At around 1:30pm local authorities received reports of a shooting in a...

Red sign hanging at the glass door of a shop saying Closed due to coronavirus.

Western Massachusetts Businesses Closing due to the Pandemic

Patrick Sweeney, Chief Editor September 20, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has led to many consequences in the United States. Over 600,000 individuals have lost their lives fighting the virus. Frontline healthcare workers have been pushed to the limit....

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