The Herald

  • Spirit week will be the week of 04/9-04/13!

  • Congrats to the 2 HHS WorldQuest teams who tied for 2nd place in the state competition this past Saturday 03/24!

  • Chipotle fundraiser April 7th from 4-8pm! Support Mr. Blawin's class' whale watch fieldtrip!

  • The Green Team Environmental Club is seeking new members! Meetings Thursdays after school in Rm. 302!

  • The chess club is seeking new members! Meetings Mondays after school in Rm. 318!

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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“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.

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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.

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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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Comedy Night Preview

Comedy Night Preview

Sadie Pecia, Staff Reporter '19

February 5, 2018


Filed under Knight Life, News, Showcase

The Friends of Holyoke Public Schools encourages the community to help support schools across the city by hosting Comedy Night on Friday, February 9th. 

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Fall Sports Wrap Up

Fall Sports Wrap Up

Owen Lavelle, Staff Reporter '18

January 11, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

With the winter season going strong, lets take a look back on the fall sports teams.

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One City, One High School

One City, One High School

Feroze Sibdhanny, Staff Member '18

January 11, 2018


Filed under Knight Life, News, Showcase

Holyoke High School gets larger as it welcomes Dean into the Purple Knight family.

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