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Gun Violence in Our Schools; How Do We Stop It?

Gun Violence in Our Schools; How Do We Stop It?

Megan McGuinness, Staff Reporter '19

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Op/Ed

Megan McGuinness discusses her thoughts on the issue of gun violence and how it should be dealt with in schools.

Miss Congeniality: Should She Stay or Go?

Miss Congeniality: Should She Stay or Go?

Bridget Healy, Staff Reporter ‘19

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Op/Ed, Uncategorized

Miss Congeniality is an age old tradition, however, her role in the Colleen Pageant is now being questioned.

Review of K-pop

Review of K-pop

Juan Lleras Roman, Guest Writer '21

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Op/Ed

Guest writer, Juan Lleras Roman, reviews K-pop for The Herald.

The Colleen Contest: An Hallmark of Holyoke

The Colleen Contest: An Hallmark of Holyoke

Kassidy Lawrence, Staff Reporter '18

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Op/Ed

Kassidy Lawrence details the Holyoke Colleen contest, and why girls should continue to take part in this competition.

Holyoke Set For A Gatsby Party With The Return Of The National Players

Holyoke Set For A Gatsby Party With The Return Of The National Players

Isabella Courchesne, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase

The National Players are returning to Holyoke to bring The Great Gatsby to life, old sport.

Commissioner Jeff Riley Visits Western Mass

Commissioner Jeff Riley Visits Western Mass

Emily McGuinness, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The new Commissioner of Education, Jeff Riley, came to Western Mass to answer questions and outline his future goals.

Best Buddies Winter Warmer Carnival

Best Buddies Winter Warmer Carnival

Megan McGuinness, Managing editor '19

March 15, 2018


Filed under Knight Life, News

This past Saturday, HHS hosted a Winter Warmer Carnival to support the Best Buddies Program and promote community inclusiveness.

Holyoke & Easthampton Police Departments Support Vets with “Manuary” Fundraiser

Holyoke & Easthampton Police Departments Support Vets with “Manuary” Fundraiser

Henry Burke, Staff Reporter ‘19

March 14, 2018


Filed under News

For the month of January, police officers are allowed to grow facial hair for a good cause.

Holyoke Crowns Madelynne Kelleher As the 2018 Grand Colleen!

Holyoke Crowns Madelynne Kelleher As the 2018 Grand Colleen!

Sadie Pecia, Staff Reporter '19

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The results from the 2018 Colleen Contest are in, and Madelynne Kelleher is announced the 2018 Grand Colleen!

“Skeeters” A Governement Phenomena For Population Control

“Skeeters” A Governement Phenomena For Population Control

Owen Lavelle, Staff Reporter ‘18

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Op/Ed

DISCLAIMER: This is a very real, and very accurate article, containing very scientifical and very educational content. Before reading, please know that contents of this article may be too woke for some. Read at your own risk.

Students Participate in Groundhog Day Job Shadow

Students Participate in Groundhog Day Job Shadow

Maggie McAndrew, Staff Reporter '18

February 28, 2018


Filed under Knight Life, News

Students from Holyoke High North and South campus participated in a job shadow on Feb. 2.

The Sixth Annual Friends of HPS Improv Night

The Sixth Annual Friends of HPS Improv Night

Sadie Pecia, Staff Reporter '19

February 14, 2018


Filed under Knight Life, News, Showcase

Boston Improv Asylum and Friends of Holyoke Public Schools team up for the 6th annual improve night at the Log Cabin.

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