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2019 Colleen Finalists Announced

2019 Colleen Finalists Announced

Sadie Pecia, Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2019

On Saturday January 5th, Holyoke said farewell to their 2018 Colleens and said hello to a new group of six proud young Irish women chosen to represent their city as the 2019 Holyoke Colleens.

Two New Schools – Two New Buildings

Two New Schools - Two New Buildings

Brandon McKenna, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

This plan will support more team teaching, hands-on project learning, STEM, arts, and access to technology.

HHS Herald College Corner

Sadie Pecia, Editor- in- Chief

November 5, 2018

Welcome to the Holyoke High Herald College Corner! Each week college visits, application deadlines, meeting times, and all things college related  information will be posted to help make the application process a little less stressful. In addition to visits and application information, scholarshi...

Holyoke Shows Up Big for First Ever Holyoke Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

Holyoke Shows Up Big for First Ever Holyoke Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

Finn Lubold, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

On October 27, 2018, the community held the first ever Holyoke Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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

Students who walked out of their Montgomery County, Maryland, schools protest against gun violence in front of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 21,  2018.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RC164B322F90

Megan McGuinness, Staff Reporter '19

May 1, 2018

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

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

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

The Colleen Contest: An Hallmark of Holyoke

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Kassidy Lawrence, Staff Reporter '18

April 23, 2018

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

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

Commissioner Jeff Riley Visits Western Mass

New commissioner Jeff Riley addresses the crowd at The Delaney House.

Emily McGuinness, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2018

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

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

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

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