Looking Ahead: March 2 - 6

From Mrs. Feenstra Principal

March has arrived!  Let's hope the warm weather will follow soon!  With March comes spring testing.  All Juniors at Holland High and Holland New Tech , along with all of the Juniors in the state, will be taking the ACT and the Work Keys tests. The scores students receive on these tests will have an impact on future . . .

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Planning for graduation ceremony in full swing

Graduation is a ceremony on a single night, but it’s the pinnacle of 13 years of formal education so seniors want it to be extra special. That’s why elected class officers meet periodically throughout their senior year to . . .

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Senior girls’ enduring friendship began in first grade

“One book; two volumes” is how classmates at Holland New Tech came to think of Lexi Gordon and Faith Thomas. They’ve shared their lunches for years. They were in orchestra together. Both played prep volleyball and ran . . .

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Holland bands preparing for their biggest performances of the year

This is festival week – a.k.a. “where the rubber meets the road” week -- for the Holland High School Bands. The Concert Band, Eighth Grade Band and Wind Ensemble will each perform three pieces of prepared music on . . .

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Looking Ahead - Feb. 23 -27

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

In an attempt to "warm-up" the cold, dreary month of February our Student Council designed a winter Spirit Week. We hope everyone joins us and participates in the fun activities that are planned.   . . .

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Technology an important tool for learning at Holland High

The expanded and renovated Holland High School sports 28 new flat screen televisions that are used in almost that many ways. Students in the Broadcast Journalism class produce a news show on Wednesdays and Fridays that is designed to . . .

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“Sugar,” savored by audience, sours

Thirty-four seconds. That’s the amount of time that stood between Holland High School and another Division I state theatre championship. “Sugar,” Holland High’s entry in the Michigan Interscholastic . . .

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HHS Junior Maurice Brown named B&G Club’s Youth of the Year

“My happy place” is how Holland High School Junior Maurice Brown describes the Boys & Girls Club. He joined as a first-grader, and set his sights long ago on one day being selected for the Holland Club’s prestigious . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 9 - 13

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

Well our snow day last week was number 6 so the next one we miss we will be counting minutes/days of attendance and the decision will be made about making up the time.  We will keep you post if this happens.  So students.. no more . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 2 - 6

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

February has arrived and with the weather forecast I hope we in school tomorrow and not home with a Snow Day.  We have passed the drop/add time limit and students have settled into their second semester schedule.  To support . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 20 - 23

From Mrs. Feenstra Principal

This is the first year that HPS will not have class for students on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day which allows time for both staff and students to participate in several events that are happening throughout the community. Our hope is that . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 12 - 16

Brrrr. We're hoping the weather will cooperate and allow us to get back on schedule!  Please watch the calendar and our other sources of information about any re-schedulings and other changes we've had to make.

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 5 - 9

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

Happy 2015!  I hope everyone had a chance to relax and get healthy over the long break. Please remember there is still a lot of illness and flu going around so please, for your own health and the health of others, please stay home if you . . .

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Meet our National Merit Scholarship Honorees

  H olland High seniors Clara Bakker and Paul Richmond have been designated as semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship prgram. In addition, seniors Raymonf Surya and Nick Guisinger have earned . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 15 - 19

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

It does not feel much like winter out but this is our last week before Winter Break.   Several of our students have been dealing with illness this past couple of weeks and there have been rumors that a couple of students at HHS . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 8 - 12

This week parents/students will be receiving Progress Reports in the mail.  Our goal with Progress Reports is to give parents an update on how there student is doing in each of their classes.  Please take time to review the report . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 24 - Dec. 5

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

Happy Thanksgiving week!  This week we only have class  on Monday  and  Tuesday .  Wednesday  -  Friday  school will be closed for Thanksgiving break.  When we get back it . . .

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Garcia wins 8th State Swimming Title

Holland swimmer becomes second most decorated state champion

After winning three state team championships over the last three years, fans of the Lady Dutch swim team envisioned them to possibly "four-peat" as champion at the 2014 MHSAA Division II Girls Swimming & Diving Finals, . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 17 - 21

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

Staff would like to say thank you to all of the parents that came to Parent Teacher Conferences this past week.  We know that everyone is busy and finding the time to come and meet with teachers is not always easy but we believe it is . . .

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Senior Taylor Garcia Signs National Letter of Intent

Holland swimmer accepts swimming scholarship

After committing verbally to the University of Arizona last month, Holland High swimmer Taylor Garcia made it official in front of family and friends at Holland High School, Nov. 12, by signing her national letter of intent to accept a . . .

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77th annual Veterans Day Observance

Holland High salutes the sacrifices made by our heroes

The Holland community came together to observe Veterans Day, November 11. U.S. Army (retired), Korean War POW Robert W. Fletcher highlighted the military service with his speech on serving in the Korean War. The Holland Police Honor . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 10 - 14

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

This is a very special week at Holland High! Parent Teacher Conferences will take place  on Monday from 5:30-8:30 ,  Tuesday from 5:00-8:00  and  Thursday from 1:30-4:30 .  This is an important chance . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 3 - 7

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

Before we look ahead this week I want to take a moment to look back at Thursday because we had an amazing moment that I would like to share with you.  We were privileged to have national motivational speaker, John O'Leary, here to . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 27 - 31

Until Sunday, Nov. 2 ,when Daylight Savings Time ends, it will continue to be very dark at 7:30 in the morning.  PLEASE be extra careful coming to school. If you are walking or riding a bike do everything you can to be sure drivers can . . .

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Looking Ahead Oct. 20 - 24

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

We are supposed to have beautiful  weather the rest of this week but the cool weather this past week end reminds us that winter is coming!!   As we plan for the cold I wanted to update you on the change in school closings that has . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 13 - 17

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

This week parents will be receiving their student's progress reports in the mail. Our goal with progress reports is to let parents know how students are doing in each of their classes. We share this information now so that if a . . .

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Homecoming 2014

Meet our Homecoming Court

Congratulations to Holland High School senior's Eric Brooks and Molly McCranner on being crowned this year's Homecoming King & Queen. Our 2014 Homecoming Court consist of: freshmen Henri Hungerink & Grace . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 6 - 10

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

I can not believe that 6 weeks of school has come and gone and October is here!  The sun is coming up much later and when students are arriving in the morning it is often difficult to see walkers.  Please be extra careful driving . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3

From Mrs. Feenstra, Principal

Next week is Homecoming week and Student Council has several fun activities planned for families and students! Sunday, Sept. 28 7:00 pm  Power Puff Football Game at HHS Soccer Stadium Monday, Sept. 29  Comfort/Pajama . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 22 - 26

We have had a great week here at HHS and it has been great to see so many of you out supporting our students in various sports and extra curricular activities.   It was a beautiful night last Thursday and we had a great . . .

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Remembering "Mr. Van" - Gerrit VanRavenswaay

Longtime music teacher and mentor passes

Holland Public Schools is deeply saddened by the loss of our former orchestra director Gerrit VanRavenswaay, who passed Monday, September 1. The article below was written by Holland High School's orchestra director John Reikow . . .

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Ice Bucket Challenge

Supt. Davis and Boys Soccer team accept challenges

For several weeks, thousands of people across the country have been taking part in a " Ice Bucket Challenge ". The challenge involves people getting doused with buckets of ice water on video, posting that video to a social media . . .

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State Championship Signs Go Up

New road signs salute HHS Girls Swim team

When a high school sport team wins a state championship, many envision a road sign placed along the entries into their community or at/near their school, honoring their accomplishment. In the late 1990's, a road sign was placed under the . . .

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Raise Your Voice

Holland students featured on Nickelodeon news show

Peer pressure is typically conceived as a negative behavior. A group of Holland High students recently discussed its positive side on a national television program. In late February, a production crew from Nickelodeon’s “ Nick . . .

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