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Fall Sports at Holyoke High School have been canceled due to COVID-19

Fall Sports at Holyoke High School have been canceled due to COVID-19
Annalyse McBride, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

After a late start to the 2020 fall sports season that had few teams not being able to do more than practice, and game play being changed entirely, Holyoke High School announced the cancellation of all...

Virtual Learning Strikes at Teens Mental Health

Virtual Learning Strikes at Teens Mental Health
Alysha Izquierdio, Herald Staff December 3, 2020

While online schooling might be the best option to ensure students safety during Covid-19, the impact it's had on teens' mental health can vary as an ongoing debate. The world is going through a stressful...

The Evolution of “Friendship”- How it Differs as we Age

The Evolution of “Friendship”- How it Differs as we Age
Adam Torres, Herald Staff December 3, 2020

Friends are very important in our lives. Friendships are easily formed when we are young and do not demand too much out of it. According to studies and research, humans tend to form the highest number...

Holidays may be cancelled for a long time to come, and here’s how children and even adults are affected

Holidays may be cancelled for a long time to come, and here's how children and even adults are affected
William Dumoulin, Herald Staff December 3, 2020

As we all know, COVID-19 has been ongoing for close to a year now and it may be awhile until we come up with solutions to combat the virus and even better ways to have a temporary solution to be able to...

The New iPhone 12 Line From Apple

The New iPhone 12 Line From Apple
Conrad Broderick, Digital Editor December 3, 2020

The iPhone 12 Pro Max is the largest of the 4 iPhone 12’s being released. With a big battery, amazing cameras and the largest screen display ever on an iPhone, the iPhone 12 Pro Max is as good as it...

How Covid-19 Has Affected Sports And The Athletes Participating In Them

How Covid-19 Has Affected Sports And The Athletes Participating In Them
William Dumoulin, Herald Staff December 3, 2020

As we now enter the eight month of the Covid-19 pandemic, no solution has been found to combat this virus. As days go by we possibly are becoming one step closer to a temporary solution, but how does this...

How To Safely Celebrate The Holidays This Year

How To Safely Celebrate The Holidays This Year
Nevaeh Lopez, Herald Staff December 3, 2020

With the holidays right around the corner, the rising cases Covid-19 make it seem nearly impossible to celebrate the holidays normally this year. But, just because things are going to be a little different,...

How To Prepare for College During Covid

How To Prepare for College During Covid
Alysha Izquierdo, Herald Staff December 3, 2020

The world around us has been surrounded by chaos and unpredictability lately. We've all had to endure the recent flip, forcing many of us to react immediately to these new changes. This sudden change in...

An Inside Look at the Revolutionary Polish Abortion Protests

An Inside Look at the Revolutionary Polish Abortion Protests
Grace Whitlock, Herald Staff December 3, 2020

In Poland there are tens of thousands of women protesting a near-total ban on abortion. The protests were triggered on October 22nd by Poland's constitutional court. The court allows abortions in instances...

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....

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