Weekly Radio Interviews on WHTC 1450 AM/99.7 FM Holland's News Leader
Each week, staff from Holland Public Schools have the opportunity to highlight events in the district and important information for our parents or community. The links to these 3-5 minute broadcasts are provided below with an opportunity for you to listen to them after they have been broadcast live. "What's New in HPS"
In addition, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Davis visits the studio to talk about current events in Holland Public Schools and public education in general. These segments run approximately 20 minutes. "Monthly Radio"
Enhancement Millage Info. 10.10.18
Superintendent Dr. Brian Davis talked about Friday's rivalry football game with Holland Christian and the Nov. 6 enhancement millage proposal. Listen to the Oct. 10 interview.
Student Count Day 10.3.18
Superintendent Dr. Brian Davis discussed the statewide Student Count Day and its importance to the district. Listen to the Oct. 3 interview.
Holland Middle School 9.26.18
Assistant Principal Rene Bair of Holland Middle School talked about the transition from a K-7 system to a more traditional system, beginning this year. Listen to the Sept. 26 interview.
Release of Spring 2018 M-STEP Scores-Aug 29, 2018
Gary chatted with Dr. Brian Davis, Holland School Superintendent, about the latest M-STEP test scores and the impact of the district's restructuring on improving education during the weekly segment on Aug. 29, 2018.
Start of a new school year legacy-170 years- Aug 22, 2018
Gary chatted with Dr. Brian Davis, superintendent of Holland Public Schools, about the start of a new school year, along with the legacy of the district, during the weekly segment on Aug. 22, 2018.
Preparing for 18-19 School Year-Aug 15, 2018
In the weekly district segment on Aug. 15, 2018, Dr. Brian Davis, Superintendent of Schools, discussed the run up to the start of a new Academic Year at Holland Public Schools, along with school safety as Stoneman Douglas High resumes classes in Parkland, Florida.
Summer Adventure Academy-Aug. 8, 2018
Gary chatted with Patti Dobias of HPS' Summer Adventure Academy Summer School program about the just-completed partnership with Outdoor Discovery Center and DeGraaf Nature Center for nearly 100 incoming 1st-3rd grade students that were immersed in literacy activities to prepare them for the coming school year during the weekly segment on Aug. 8, 2018.
Strategic Planning for a new school year Aug 1, 2018
As the weekly series spotlighting Holland Public Schools resumes on Aug. 1, 2018, Gary chatted with Dr. Brian Davis, Superintendent of Schools, about new faces, the district's strategic planning, and how parents and grandparents can help their youngsters prepare for a new school year ahead.
Team 74 Robotics Program at HHS April 11, 2018
Gary chatted with Bill Ehmann of the Team 74 CHAOS Robotics program and where this program is at during the weekly district segment on Apr. 11, 2018.
PSAT/SAT Testing Update April 4, 2018
Gary chatted with Kevin Griffin, Assistant Principal at Holland High School, about next week's PSAT and SAT tests during the weekly district update on Apr. 4, 2018.
Vocal Dimensions Choir Update March 21, 2018
Holland High Director of Choirs Sarah Cox was joined by students Lois Salazar, Chris Abreu and Emily Ellis as they talked about the upcoming "Once Upon a Vocals Show" with Gary during the district's Mar. 21, 2018 segment.
HHS Jazz Band March 14, 2018
Gary chatted with Bethany VanOss, HHS Band Director, about the Jazz Band's participation in the upcoming MSBOA Festival, along with an upcoming Tulip Time performance of playing song written by former HHS grad Andrew DePree, during the district's weekly segment on Mar. 14, 2018.
Once Upon a Vocals Show March 7, 2018
During the weekly district segment on Mar. 7, 2018, Gary chatted with Sarah Cox, Director of Choirs at Holland High School, along with two of her students, as they previewed the "Once Upon a Vocals Show" by the HHS Vocal Dimensions coming up later this month.
Celebrating Dr. Suess Feb. 28, 2018
During the district's weekly segment on Feb. 28, 2018, Gary chatted with Vicki Shearer, West 2nd grade teacher, about Dr. Seuss and celebrating his birthday with reading with her students.
HHS Wins Two State Championships! Feb. 21, 2018
In the weekly district spotlight segment on Feb. 21, 2018, Gary chatted with Holland High Theatre Director Kevin Schneider about the recent accomplishments of Holland High School's Competitive Theatre program and its two most recent state championships.
Addressing New Statewide Third Grade Literacy Requirements Nov. 29, 2017
Gary Stevens chatted with Dr. Brian Davis, Superintendent of Holland Public Schools, about how the district is addressing new statewide requirements for third grade literacy during the weekly segment on Nov. 29, 2017.