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Admin Interview: HHS North and Dean news, Dr. Mahoney to become Director of School Leadership for HPS, Mrs. McKenna and Mr. Gates to become Campus Principals

Admin Interview: HHS North and Dean news, Dr. Mahoney to become Director of School Leadership for HPS, Mrs. McKenna and Mr. Gates to become Campus Principals
Patrick Sweeney, News Editor December 1, 2020

This is an article launching this years' monthly interviews The Herald will be holding with Holyoke High School administration from both the North and Dean Campuses.  Last year Dr. Mahoney held interviews...

HHS North Remote Learning: A Teacher’s Perspective

HHS North Remote Learning: A Teacher's Perspective
Patrick Sweeney, News Editor December 1, 2020

The teachers at Holyoke High School had a very short amount of time to develop a plan for remote learning. On Friday, March 13th, all of the students at the high school were in the building. On Monday,...

HHS North Remote Learning: A Student’s Perspective

HHS North Remote Learning: A Student's Perspective
Patrick Sweeney, News Editor December 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a dramatic change in the lives of the American people. Many things have changed in this country. Masks have to be worn in public and social distancing has to be followed....

Who was RBG before the Supreme Court?

Who was RBG before the Supreme Court?
Patrick Sweeney, News Editor October 9, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born on March 15, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York to Cecelia and Nathan Bader. Both of Ruth’s parents had strong ties to other countries. Her mother was born in the United States....

How COVID-19 Has Changed HHS, And Businesses As We Know It

How COVID-19 Has Changed HHS, And Businesses As We Know It
Isaac Aponte, Podcast Editor June 18, 2020

I'm sure if your reading this, that you've probably heard of COVID-19 by now. COVID-19, or more commonly known as the Coronavirus, is an RNA virus that was first discovered in China, before spreading across...

State Wrestling Champion and Herald Staff Writer Ishani Morales Nominated for Athlete of the Week

State Wrestling Champion and Herald Staff Writer Ishani Morales Nominated for Athlete of the Week
Zachary Baru, Faculty Advisor March 13, 2020

The Herald's own Staff Writer, and State Wresting Champion, Ishani Morales, has been nominated for Masslive's Athlete of the Week. Morales, a junior at Holyoke High School, is going up against athletes...

Gabriel Fernandez Murder Case

Gabriel Fernandez Murder Case
Noeliz Torres, Staff Writer March 11, 2020

*Warning, the following article contains graphic material. Please do not read if sensitive to cases along the lines of abuse*   Gabriel Fernandez, an 8 year old boy who was abused to death for...

What Lies Beneath My Being

What Lies Beneath My Being
Nyari Garrett, Staff Writer March 11, 2020

The entity of pain has broken me down many times but it has made me who I am today. I could talk about my moments of despair for a lifetime, but one in particular plays a large part in my journey to fight...

“Love myself, Love yourself”: How BTS’ message is shifting the western music market, one song at a time

“Love myself, Love yourself”: How BTS’ message is shifting the western music market, one song at a time
Siannah Santos, Staff Writer January 27, 2020

BTS. I’m sure you’ve heard of them. Whether they’re trending on twitter, topping the Billboard charts, or selling out stadium shows, they are always the talk of the town. Recently, the western world...

My High School Experience

My High School Experience
Ili Alvarez, Digital Editor January 22, 2020

My senior year is going very well. I’m doing good physically, mentally and emotionally, I have good grades and good people by my side. I got into my top choice schools and even some scholarships. So...

The balancing act: the struggle of a student balancing school and personal life

The balancing act: the struggle of a student balancing school and personal life
Ili Alvarez, Digital Editor January 22, 2020

Students have many responsibilities throughout the school year. They must balance their school work, work at their employer and their social lives and even their own social lives. These days it’s hard...

Dual Enrollment: Doing More Harm Than Good?

Dual Enrollment: Doing More Harm Than Good?
Siannah Santos, Staff Writer January 22, 2020

In 2017, Holyoke High School brought Dual Enrollment to our school, and it hoped to be extremely beneficial to our students. At first glance, the idea sounds amazing and it possesses great benefits. Being...

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