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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....

George W. Bushs 9/11 Commemoration Speech

George W. Bush’s 9/11 Commemoration Speech

Patrick Sweeney, Chief Editor of the Herald September 17, 2021

September 11, 2021 was a very somber day for Americans. This day marked the twentieth anniversary since the terrorist attacks in 2001. Terrorists, led by extremist Osama Bin Laden, hijacked four American...

Voting Through An 18 Year Olds Perspective

Voting Through An 18 Year Old’s Perspective

Siannah Santos, Editor in Chief November 12, 2020

When I turned 18 a little over a month ago, I was most excited not for the new found freedom I received, but rather the fact that I was going to be able to vote in one of the most important elections of...

October 2016

October 2016

Sara Morin, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2016
A note from the Herald's Editor-in-Chief, Sara Morin.
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Adviser’s Note

Joe Courchesne, Faculty Adviser June 8, 2016
The Herald signs off for the summer - see you next fall!
Melanie Kos, Signing Off

Melanie Kos, Signing Off

Melanie Kos, Editor-in-Chief '16 May 24, 2016

Well, this is it. The past four years of high school have seemingly flew by, and here I write, a senior about to graduate. When I first came to Holyoke High in the fall of 2012, four years felt like a...

March 2016

March 2016

Melanie Kos, Editor-in-Chief '16 March 3, 2016

Hey y'all, happy March! The Herald is eagerly counting down the days to St. Patrick's Day, and we have some great articles about what is perhaps Holyoke's greatest weekend in the works. Be sure to...

February 2016

February 2016

Melanie Kos, Editor-in-Chief '16 February 2, 2016

Happy February! Midterms have passed, and half of the school year is officially over. Lots has happened since the new year, though snow is definitely not one of those things. Your favorite editor-in-chief...

December 2015

December 2015

Melanie Kos, Editor-in-Chief '16 December 1, 2015

Hello all, Happy December! The Herald is in full holiday mode, with all the seasonal tunes blaring since coming back from Thanksgiving break. It is hard to believe that the end of 2015 nears, as does...

Herald staffers visit The Harvard Crimson in 2015 (photo credit: Nick Elkins)

November 2015

Melanie Kos, Editor-in-Chief '16 November 2, 2015

Hello all, Happy November! Things are starting to get in full swing here at The Herald, and we have plenty to report on and more to come. Read about the new things happening- from new homerooms...

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