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2021-2022 School Year So Far

2021-2022 School Year So Far

Jaralyz Figueroa, Digital Editor September 17, 2021

     During the 2020-2021 school year, students across the district had to spend the entire school year on Zoom, which came with a bunch of difficulties for everyone. Thankfully for the 2021-2022 school...

George W. Bush's 9/11 Commemoration Speech

George W. Bush’s 9/11 Commemoration Speech

Patrick Sweeney, Chief Editor of the Herald September 17, 2021

September 11, 2021 was a very somber day for Americans. This day marked the twentieth anniversary since the terrorist attacks in 2001. Terrorists, led by extremist Osama Bin Laden, hijacked four American...

Big E may cause a spike of Massachusetts Covid cases

Big E may cause a spike of Massachusetts Covid cases

Alina Fairlie, Herald Story Writer September 17, 2021

The Big E, scheduled to be held from September 17 through October 3 of 2021, has proven to be one of the biggest tourist attractions in Western Massachusetts. With the return of the fair next month and...

My Skin Color Is Not A Crime

My Skin Color Is Not A Crime

Sage Sherburne, Herald Staff September 17, 2021

     Do you know what the Black Panther party is? Or Who Malcolm X, Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks were? Do you know what they were fighting for? If you do, congratulations you're already one step...

NASA Rover Perseverance Collects First Sample of Martian Rock

NASA Rover Perseverance Collects First Sample of Martian Rock

Conrad Broderick, Youtube Editor/Podcast Editor/Head Photographer September 17, 2021

     As of September 6, 2021, NASA’s Perseverance Rover has collected its first martian rock sample. The sample was taken from the core of a martian crater “Jezero Crater” and the sample was approximately...

The Right and Wrongs at Holyoke High During COVID-19

The Right and Wrongs at Holyoke High During COVID-19

Samantha Ramirez, Herald News Writer September 17, 2021

Holyoke High School North Campus is not taking the full measurements to keep students safe. The CDC’s guidance for COVID-19 prevention in schools says to wear masks consistently and to physically and...

Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison

Sage Sherburne, Herald News Writer September 13, 2021

Mae Carol Jemison was born on October 17th, 1956 in Decatur Alabama. She is a black American engineer, physician and former NASA Astronaut. She made history when she became the first black woman to travel...

The Ties Between Dean and Holyoke High

The Ties Between Dean and Holyoke High

Olivia Mazza, Herald Staff September 10, 2021

William J. Dean Technical High School, first changed to Holyoke High School South Campus and now known as Holyoke High School Dean Campus,  had made a decision to become a singular school back in the...

Welcome To The Herald

Welcome To The Herald

Alexa Moran, Social Media Manager/Youtube Editor September 10, 2021

Hello my name is Alexa Moran and I’m a current senior here at Holyoke High school. I thought I would create this introduction to try my best in letting you know what we are all about. By the end of this...

School Safety Issues

School Safety Issues

Luis Melendez Velez, Herald Staff Writer September 9, 2021

On March 13, 2020, students were forced to leave school for almost two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was a sad and depressing period for students and their families. When it was announced...

Should You Ask Someone About Their Vaccination Status?

Should You Ask Someone About Their Vaccination Status?

Taleishka Morales Babilonia, Photo Editor September 9, 2021

         Everyone was talking about Covid- 19, the dangers of it and how it's been spreading non stop. A vaccine was created, case numbers started lowering where they weren’t requiring...

Why We Shouldn’t Be Asking About Vaccination Status

Nevaeh Lopez, Social Media Manager September 9, 2021

         Vaccinations are the supposed “free pass” to normality in today's society. People either love and encourage getting them, or are fearful of them. As of June 3rd, 2021,...

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