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 will be December!!  We have several wonderful opportunities available for you to join us for . . .

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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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Quiz Bowl Teams Win

Varsity team defends title, JV takes 1st place

The 9th annual Holland High Fall Quiz Bowl Invitational took place at Holland High last Saturday, November 15, and it included 26 total teams from 12 different schools. Quiz Bowl is a competitive academic activity in which students answer . . .

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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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Earning Trust

Volleyball player receives award for truthfulness

On Oct. 10, the Holland High School varsity volleyball team competed against city-rival Holland Christian. During the 4th set, the ball was hit out of bounds. Official Dennis Masson and the line judges did not see a touch . . .

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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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The Big Read

Local artist helps students with classic literature

Freshman students of Beth Mawdsley-Sherwood's Honors English 9 class at Holland High School, along with students of Joe Dummer's and Jay Wood's American Studies class at Holland New Tech, recently participated in The Big Read . . .

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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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