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  • There will be a STEM info session/open house on Feb.11 from 4-5pm at Holyoke High South Campus!

  • Goodluck to all HHS students on their midterms this week!

  • Come join environmental club, Mondays Rm.302 after school!

  • The Robotics Club is seeking new members! See Mr.Belanger for more information!

Valentine’s Day is Here

Valentine’s Day is Here

Aztiney Caudle, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

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

Should All People of America Be Required to Stand for the National Anthem in a Public Place?

Should All People of America Be Required to Stand for the National Anthem in a Public Place?

Jeremiah Gomez, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

Is this the way to protest peacefully, or does it create a whole other problem?

Spotlight On: Mrs. McKenna

Spotlight On: Mrs. McKenna

Brandon McKenna, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spot Light

Throughout her busy days of going to meetings and observing teachers, she still manages to have a presence in the school. Mrs. McKenna always seems to be able to get across to the students and keep many good relationships with them.

Hydro Flasks are Hydro Wack

Hydro Flasks are Hydro Wack

John Shea, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

If you’re going on an international trek, adventuring through Appalachians, searching the Sahara, or navigating the Nile, a Hydro Flask is an investment for you.

TEDxTalks: How are Speakers and Topics Chosen?

TEDxTalks: How are Speakers and Topics Chosen?

Charlie Brunette, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

The TED conference database is continuing to grow exponentially, with over hundreds of TED talks given daily. It's impossible to anticipate who's going to be the next speaker and what they're going to talk about. Maybe it’s one of us?

Spotlight On: Coach Joe Dutsar

Spotlight On: Coach Joe Dutsar

Finn Lubold, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Spot Light

For Holyoke Football Coach Joe Dutsar “purple pride" is not just a hashtag, it’s a way of life.

The Struggles of a College-Bound Senior

The Struggles of a College-Bound Senior

Megan McGuinness, Digital Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, Showcase

Senior year. This time in a student’s life is often one of excitement, happiness, self-discovery, and fulfillment as students are ready to go take on the world. However, senior year is not all all flowers and rainbows, as many people are led to believe.

The “Small But Mighty” Holyoke High Swim Team

The “Small But Mighty” Holyoke High Swim Team

Charlie Brunette, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With only nine swimmers for this 2018-2019 season, it’s easy to forget they even exist. But what they lack in number, they make up for in determination, enthusiasm, and a family-like feel that you won’t find anywhere else in the building.

Should Colleges Rank by GPA?

Should Colleges Rank by GPA?

Desiree Arena and Yadelis Badillo

January 17, 2019


Filed under Knight Life, Showcase

As we all know, colleges base acceptance to their college by what your GPA and SAT scores are. Many colleges require a 3.0 or higher, but we feel that a GPA can’t really reflect what our education level is. Most people have chosen a dream college they want to go to, but because they didn’t do we...

The Significance of Movies

The Significance of Movies

Aztiney Caudle, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

All year, new movies come out, from horror to comedy to action. Movies are the best thing to watch. You can just sit home and relax with families, friends, and even your partner.

Performance Review: Caught in the Act

Performance Review: Caught in the Act

Charlie Brunette, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Showcase

The Holyoke High School Theater Company from the Performing and Media Arts Academy started off their theater productions strong with their high energy, fast-paced show, Caught in the Act.

Which Way Will They Go? Seniors Plan for Life After High School

Which Way Will They Go? Seniors Plan for Life After High School

Kiara Falcon and Yanitza Torres

January 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Knight Life, Showcase

As a senior in high school, it is hard to know what you want to pursue in life. You either have the mindset for college, work, or the military.

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