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  • There will be a STEM info session/open house on Feb.11 from 4-5pm at Holyoke High South Campus!

  • Goodluck to all HHS students on their midterms this week!

  • Come join environmental club, Mondays Rm.302 after school!

  • The Robotics Club is seeking new members! See Mr.Belanger for more information!

The Addams Family to come to Holyoke High this weekend!

The Addams Family to come to Holyoke High this weekend!

Megan McGuinness, Digital Editor'19

March 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, Showcase

Mark your calendars and come on out for the 20th annual musical production of The Adams Family at Holyoke High School this weekend from March 21-24 because this is sure to be a production that you don’t want to miss!

The Tale of the Tartan

The Tale of the Tartan

Bridget Healy, Knight Life Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

A tartan is traditionally a wool cloth, woven in a unique pattern of multicolored stripes in both directions and accepted by some group as “theirs."

Review: Disney Channel’s Original Movie “The Luck of the Irish”

Review: Disney Channel’s Original Movie “The Luck of the Irish”

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Op/Ed

In 2001, Disney Channel released “The Luck of the Irish” direct to TV. The movie was largely unsuccessful, there were no breakout performances in the cast or spin-off series. However, “The Luck of the Irish” gained a cult following for being absurd, entertaining, and existing in a Holiday sl...

The votes are in: Teacher Celebrity Award Winners announced!

The votes are in: Teacher Celebrity Award Winners announced!

Megan McGuinness, Digital Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries

The people have voted and the votes are in! The Holyoke High Herald proudly presents the first annual teachers and staff celebrity award winners! Congratulations to all the deserving teachers and staff members!

Holyoke High Students Partner with Power Development International & the HG&E

Holyoke High Students Partner with Power Development International & the HG&E

Lauren Ryan, Finance Manager

March 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, News, Showcase

The students taking part in this independent study will have opportunities to go into the field, interview actual engineers both from PDI and HG&E, work with 3D printers and get an inside look at what they’ll be doing after they graduate college.

Do Students Still Need Libraries?

Do Students Still Need Libraries?

Yanitza Torres, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, Showcase

Most students have the access to all information needed in the palm of their hand. With that being said, why would we have to go to a library to research information when we can just ask Siri?

Should Music Stay in the Cafeteria?

Should Music Stay in the Cafeteria?

Joshua Velez, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, Showcase

Everyone in the cafe loves their own taste of music. If music were to stay in the cafeteria, many feel there should be a set of rules to enforce its use.

The Herald’s Podcast Recommendations

The Herald’s Podcast Recommendations

Charlie Brunette, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Podcasts, Showcase

Podcasts: from their humble beginnings in the early 2000’s to the radio toppling titans they are today, there are thousands of quirky, intriguing and fun titles to listen to. From your friends here at The Herald, here are our top picks!

Holyoke Crowns Lauren Dulude as the 2019 Grand Colleen!

Holyoke Crowns Lauren Dulude as the 2019 Grand Colleen!

Sadie Pecia'19, Editor In Chief

February 25, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The results from the 2019 colleen contest are in, and Lauren Dulude is announced the 2019 Grand Colleen!

Spotlight On: Coach Joe Dutsar

Spotlight On: Coach Joe Dutsar

Finn Lubold, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Spot Light

For Holyoke Football Coach Joe Dutsar “purple pride" is not just a hashtag, it’s a way of life.

The Struggles of a College-Bound Senior

The Struggles of a College-Bound Senior

Megan McGuinness, Digital Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, Showcase

Senior year. This time in a student’s life is often one of excitement, happiness, self-discovery, and fulfillment as students are ready to go take on the world. However, senior year is not all all flowers and rainbows, as many people are led to believe.

If You’re Feeling Like This, Listen to This…

If You’re Feeling Like This, Listen to This…

Zianializ Casiano, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Op/Ed

Junior Staffer, Zia Casiano, produces her latest song review with commentary on twenty one pilots' "My Blood."

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