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  • On Tuesday Nov.21 at 6 in the HHS Auditorium there will be an Upward Bound info session for students and parents!

  • The Green Team environmental club is seeking new members! Meetings Thursdays after school Rm.302

  • Boys XC took 2nd place at the WMass Championships this past Saturday and go on to States! Congratulations!

  • Chess club seeking new members! Meetings Mondays after school Rm.318

  • Business club formal shop open Tuesdays after school in 2nd floor hallway!

The Electoral College: An Outdated System

The Electoral College: An Outdated System

Julissa Roldan, Staff Reporter '18

February 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Showcase

Julissa Roldan writes about how the Electoral College no longer serves the purpose for which it was designed.

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Holyoke Residents Come Together to Help North East Street Fire Victims

Holyoke Residents Come Together to Help North East Street Fire Victims

Manon Nadeau, Staff Reporter '17

January 19, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed

Holyoke once again shows its strong commitment to community in the face of tragedy.

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Hampshire Flag Demonstration

Hampshire Flag Demonstration

Jack Courchesne, Staff Reporter '17

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, Op/Ed, Showcase

A group of people gathered to protest Hampshire College's decision to remove the American flag from campus.

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Violence in Television: Too Much or Not Enough?

Violence in Television: Too Much or Not Enough?

Josie Moriarty, News Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

Television shows containing gruesome violence, like "The Walking Dead" or "American Horror Story," are discussed by News Editor Josie Moriarty.

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Prom Preparation: Differences Between Male and Female Routines

Prom Preparation: Differences Between Male and Female Routines

Isabella Courchesne, Staff Reporter '18

November 9, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

One staffer compares the over preparation most females take to get ready for dances to the lack of for males.

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Squirrels Imprisoned in School Courtyard Due to Lack of Trees

Squirrels Imprisoned in School Courtyard Due to Lack of Trees

Maggie McAndrew, Staff Reporter '18

November 3, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed

Sometime ago there used to be trees growing in Holyoke High Schools courtyard, but for seemingly unknown reasons they were cut down and now squirrels are getting trapped in the space.

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Viewing of “Bully” Moves Documentary And Film Class

Viewing of “Bully” Moves Documentary And Film Class

Manon Nadeau, Staff Reporter '17

October 20, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Op/Ed

A viewing of the documentary "Bully" had a profound impact on Mr. Langlois' Documentary and Film class.

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An Open Letter To Those Who Would Disrupt The School Day

An Open Letter To Those Who Would Disrupt The School Day

Josie Moriarty, News Editor

September 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Showcase

News Editor Josie Moriarty calls for an end to the nonsensical threats that have tried to disrupt the HHS school day.

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Roberts Field: New Turf, Old Track

Roberts Field: New Turf, Old Track

Manon Nadeau, Staff Reporter '17

September 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Holyoke High Sports, Op/Ed, Showcase

Most athletes from Holyoke High are excited about the brand new and beautiful turf at Roberts Field, but some are disappointed with the old track merely being re-painted.

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Snakes at Quabbin?

Snakes at Quabbin?

Matthew Antil, Features Editor '16

April 12, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed

Our features editor takes a stance on the proposed introduction of snakes to an island on the Quabbin Reservoir.

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The Arts In School: More Than Just “Extra”

The Arts In School: More Than Just “Extra”

Josie Moriarty, Staff Reporter '17

March 8, 2016


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Showcase

Do arts get the credit they deserve for the role they play in student social and academic growth?

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Virtual Reality vs. Actual Reality

Virtual Reality vs. Actual Reality

Hanna Smith, Sports Editor

February 24, 2016


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Showcase

Is our connectivity to social media and the internet harming us as a species and society?

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