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Holyoke High Proving Resilient During COVID-19 Pandemic

Holyoke High Proving Resilient During COVID-19 Pandemic

Hannah Boucher-Hendricks, Social Media Editor

April 2, 2020

Holyoke High School may just be one of thousands of schools battling the COVID-19 Pandemic, but the response has been nothing short of remarkable with many people working behind the scenes to ensure students have access to learning, even when not physically at school. Many may never be known to the gene...

Vaping in Schools

Vaping in Schools

Alexis Welch, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

As we all know, vaping has become a major issue affecting people of all ages, but especially those of the younger generation. Vaping has been marketed to the youth as something new and cool, something harmless that not only gives you enjoyment but improves your self image. Initially, consumers were never...

Holyoke High Recycles

Holyoke High Recycles

Daishiana Pedrosa, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

While Holyoke High School tries to recycle as much as possible, we sometimes have a hard time.  I believe it is harder to maintain a recycling plan because some people don't actually recycle. They also can not keep up with putting things in the right spot. Another reason recycling is hard here is becau...

Sports Benefits

Sports Benefits

Ishani Morales, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

  Friday night Football games, Wrestling meets, basketball games, and volleyball games... There's nothing quite like it. Sports have been a part of human history for centuries. It is seen as a great source of entertainment for those watching, whether it be in the stands, at home on your televis...

Will Libraries Go Extinct?

Will Libraries Go Extinct?

Siannah Santos, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

When was the last time you went to a library? You probably had to think about it, and if you are teen in the 21st century, you might even wonder if you have been to one at all. Libraries are places full of knowledge, some might even consider them a global symbol for learning. They provide information...

String Art, Spirolaterals and Scheme Theory: The Link Between Math and Art

String Art, Spirolaterals and Scheme Theory: The Link Between Math and Art

Charlie Brunette, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

When you walk into a local library, you might find that a book on abstract algebra is aisles apart from the art theory section, but does that mean that Art and Math are mutually exclusive?

Places to go in Holyoke: Spring Edition

Places to go in Holyoke: Spring Edition

April 10, 2019

Spring is just around the corner, and after blizzards and very cold days, it seems that the weather will improve. Although, sometimes, the weather in Massachusetts can't make up its mind. It's hot for a moment and then cold... but not actually cold, and then suddenly it gets humid. Spring is a good mo...

Did the Addams Family Musical have Charles Addams rolling in his grave?

Did the Addams Family Musical have Charles Addams rolling in his grave?

Charlie Brunette, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

All in all, The Addams Family was a smash hit for Holyoke High with a fun vibe and set, talented actors, and fast paced comedy. It sets a new bar for musicals in the future on our auditorium stage.

Should the Five Paragraph Essay Still be a Thing?

Raymond Lora Pena, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019

The question is, do we really need to follow that format?

Review: Disney Channel’s Original Movie “The Luck of the Irish”

Review: Disney Channel’s Original Movie “The Luck of the Irish”

March 13, 2019

In 2001, Disney Channel released “The Luck of the Irish” direct to TV. The movie was largely unsuccessful, there were no breakout performances in the cast or spin-off series. However, “The Luck of the Irish” gained a cult following for being absurd, entertaining, and existing in a Holiday sl...

The Herald’s Podcast Recommendations

The Herald’s Podcast Recommendations

Charlie Brunette, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019

Podcasts: from their humble beginnings in the early 2000’s to the radio toppling titans they are today, there are thousands of quirky, intriguing and fun titles to listen to. From your friends here at The Herald, here are our top picks!

Valentine’s Day is Here

Valentine’s Day is Here

Aztiney Caudle, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

February 14th is here, and people don't know what to get their loved ones.

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