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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!

Spotlight On: Dana Brown

Spotlight On: Dana Brown

Feroze Sibdhanny, Staff Reporter '18

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Spot Light

Interim principal Mr. Dana Brown joins the staff with the goal to help students and staff have a great year.

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Spotlight On: Mr. Cotto

Spotlight On: Mr. Cotto

Emily McGuinness, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Spot Light

Holyoke High Science Teacher Mike Cotto wins the Grinspoon Award!

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Spotlight On: The Athletics Department

Spotlight On: The Athletics Department

Lauren Ryan, Staff Reporter '19

March 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Spot Light, Uncategorized

The three individuals behind The Purple Knights: Melanie Martin, Sabrina Brassil, and Kevin Auffery!

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Spotlight On: James “Pirate” Sullivan

Spotlight On: James “Pirate” Sullivan

Megan McGuinness, Staff Reporter '19

November 10, 2016


Filed under Spot Light

If you are a student at Holyoke High School, you are almost guaranteed to know the teacher in "the hidden classroom" of 305, Mr. James Sullivan, also known as "Pirate."

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Spotlight On: Dante Angelini

Spotlight On: Dante Angelini

Maeghan Desmarias, Public Relations

October 30, 2016


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For the November Spotlight, we profile a young man who brightens people's day and has a lot of school spirit: Dante Angelini.

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Spotlight On: Mr. Moro

Spotlight On: Mr. Moro

Feroze Sibdhanny, Staff Reporter '18

April 8, 2016


Filed under Features, Spot Light

For our (real) April Spotlight, Feroze Sibdhanny profiles the sole HHS Latin teacher: Mr. Moro!

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Spotlight On: Maeghan Desmarais

Spotlight On: Maeghan Desmarais

Nicole Lussier, Staff Reporter '17

March 31, 2016


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For our April spotlight, we ask that take a moment to #prayformae and help a student in need.

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Spotlight On: Carlos Joquin

Spotlight On: Carlos Joquin

Siobhan Brennan, Staff Reporter '18

March 3, 2016


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Our March spotlight profiles HHS junior Carlos Joquin: a student who uses past mistakes to try and help his peers.

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Spotlight On: Aleyx Bernard

Spotlight On: Aleyx Bernard

Summer Kaeppel, Public Relations

January 25, 2016


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Our February Spotlight profiles a remarkable HHS student, Aleyx Bernard, that models how to over-come adversity and rise up to become a school leader.

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More Than Just A Spotlight: Coach Dave Reinhart

More Than Just A Spotlight: Coach Dave Reinhart

Marty Keane, Staff Reporter '18

November 23, 2015


Filed under Holyoke High Sports, Spot Light

Holyoke High Cross-Country (XC), has been revived in the past decade. They have gone from being non-competitive to a perennial division champ and a top team in Western Massachusetts. Many would say this miraculous turn around can be credited to their head coach, Dave Reinhart. Reinhart, a New Jersey...

Spotlight On: The Golf Team

Spotlight On: The Golf Team

Matthew Antil, Features Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Spot Light

Holyoke golf is a sometimes a forgotten sports team at Holyoke High, but that didn’t stop them from becoming a dominate force in Western Mass. While other sports teams are basking in the glory under the lights at Roberts Field, the golf team quietly makes statements weekly at Wyckoff Country Club in Holy...

Spotlight On: Dr. Stephen Zrike

Spotlight On: Dr. Stephen Zrike

Melanie Kos, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2015


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As school comes back into session, there is a new face at the helm of the Holyoke Public School District following the state takeover of the district. That man is Dr. Stephen Zrike Jr. Zrike was born in Manhattan, moving around often as a child, even living in Brazil for a time. “I spoke fluent ...

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