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Holyoke High at Western Mass 2019

Holyoke High at Western Mass 2019

Jack Shea, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

This year Holyoke High yet again hosted the Western Massachusetts track meet, also commonly referred to as the PVIAC meet. Although Holyoke High did not win the overall track meet, it still had many participating athletes that performed well for their school.

April Trip Abroad in Europe

April Trip Abroad in Europe

Tessa Moriarty and Bridget Healy

May 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, Showcase

An outline of the itinerary of the group of seniors who traveled to Europe over April break.

Spirit Week 2019

Spirit Week 2019

Tessa Moriarty and Liza Keane

May 20, 2019


Filed under Knight Life, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Photo Gallery from HHS Spirit Week!

Summer 2019: Choose your Adventure!

Summer 2019: Choose your Adventure!

Megan McGuinness, Digital Editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

With the school year winding down and the summer quickly approaching, many are eagerly planning day trips to take during  the summer. In getting away, people sometimes spend a great deal of money, but you don’t have to spend a ton of money to have a good time! Find below a list of fun and affordable places to visit this summer that are not too far from home! Enjoy!

April Break Abroad

April Break Abroad

Bridget Healy, Knight Life Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Photos taken throughout the trip to Berlin, Prague, and the Swiss Alps taken by a group of 12th graders.

Ethnic Studies Pop Out Block Party

Ethnic Studies Pop Out Block Party

Helena Middleton and Meagan Breen

May 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

On Friday, May 3rd, 2019, the Holyoke High School Ethnic Studies Class held it’s first ever Ethnic Studies Pop Out Block Party. This event seeked to celebrate and bring awareness to Ethnic Studies in our schools and community. There was food, performances, and a number of games and activities!

Annual Juniors vs. Seniors Powderpuff Game 2019

Annual Juniors vs. Seniors Powderpuff Game 2019

Acadia Joniec and Sadie Pecia

May 2, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

It was a hard fought win by the Juniors over the Seniors 25-20 after a neck and neck game of flag football.

Future Plans for Herald Staff Reporters/ Photographers

Future Plans for Herald Staff Reporters/ Photographers

Sadie Pecia, Editor-in- Chief

April 25, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, Showcase

As our time in Holyoke High School slowly becomes limited, Herald staff members look to the future. Senior events are right around the corner and graduation will be here before we know it. As the college decision deadline approaches many of our o...

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


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Showcase

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...

2019 Varsity Boys Tennis Season Preview

2019 Varsity Boys Tennis Season Preview

Dante Angelini, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The team is still looking to improve. With high hopes and high expectations for another successful year, hard work and practice will pay off this season.

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


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Showcase

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.

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