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Spotlight On: Mrs. McKenna

Spotlight On: Mrs. McKenna

Brandon McKenna, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2019

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.

Spotlight On: Coach Joe Dutsar

Photograph by community partner Kevin Berrien

Finn Lubold, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019

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

Spotlight On: Mr. Courchesne

Spotlight On: Mr. Courchesne

Dathan Badillo, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Mr. Courchesne is a very interesting person. Being a very open-minded, humorous, and compassionate 10th and 11th grade English teacher, Mr. Courchesne is a person you wouldn’t be disappointed in working with.

Spotlight On: The Business Club

Lauren Ryan, Finance Manager

December 11, 2018

The Business club is the biggest club at Holyoke High, having about 50 members.

Spotlight On: Firefighter Maria Pelcher

Spotlight On: Firefighter Maria Pelcher

Kiana Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

On Tuesday, November 20 2018 Holyoke High students had an event where people with different careers came in and spoke about what they do and how what they do benefits the community. This event was called the Reverse Job Shadow.

Spotlight On: Our Nutrition Technicians

Spotlight On: Our Nutrition Technicians

Raymond Lora Pena, Jeremiah Gomez, Nathan Cruz, and Simon Surrette '19, Staff Reports

October 10, 2018

When it comes to the Holyoke High cafeteria, students may have mixed opinions. However, what we can’t deny is that the staff of our cafeteria, better known as the nutrition technicians, work hard all day long to provide us with breakfast and lunch.

Spotlight On: Mr. Feinberg

Spotlight On: Mr. Feinberg

Dante Angelini, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018

Holyoke High School has always been blessed to have the most dedicated and the most loved teachers, but there is one amazing teacher who has been well-known throughout his many years of teaching, and his name is Mr. Feinberg.

Spotlight On: Jill Reardon

Mrs. Jill Reardon

Miranda McKenna, Staff Reporter '18

March 23, 2018

Miranda McKenna profiles HHS business teacher Mrs. Jill Reardon.

Spotlight On: Dana Brown

Mr. Brown begins his duties as Holyoke High principal. (photo credit: Bella Courchesne)

Feroze Sibdhanny, Staff Reporter '18

September 26, 2017

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

Spotlight On: Mr. Cotto

Mr. Cotto surprised by his award!

Emily McGuinness, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2017

Holyoke High Science Teacher Mike Cotto wins the Grinspoon Award!

Spotlight On: The Athletics Department

(From left to right) Mrs. Brassil, Melanie Martin, and Kevin Auffery. (Photo credits to Brendan Leahy and Liza Keane)

Lauren Ryan, Staff Reporter '19

March 16, 2017

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

Spotlight On: James “Pirate” Sullivan

Spotlight On: James

Megan McGuinness, Staff Reporter '19

November 10, 2016

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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