Opening day at HLA
Kids celebrate Day of the Child
riboncutting at new playground
Field Day at HLA

Welcome to Holland Language Academy

What's Happening at HLA:

Photo of donated household items

Power H Shop Open House

The Holland OCSN and Pathways to Potential Team is hosting an Open House for the Power H Shop on Wednesday, October 5th, from 4-6 pm. All Holland Public Families are welcome!

The Power H Shop is an initiative to support families experiencing crisis or financial hardship, by providing free household items through a dignified retail setting, and thus alleviating a family's financial hardship. 

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Homecoming 2022

Celebrate Homecoming 2022 | September 26 - October 1

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September 20, 2022- Red Note

Holland Language Academy family, 

We have entered a busy time of the school year. We have many opportunities for you to get involved and support our school and district. We hope you can mark your calendars and plan to join us. 

-Warmest Regards,  Principal Iliana 

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HLA Red Note Video

HPSPodcast 4.5

This week we talk with HLA Principal Iliana about how HPS will kickoff a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month on Friday night!

2022 School Nurse Fun Run

Holland Hospital is excited to invite all students, families, friends and faculty to participate in the 2022 School Nurse Fun Run on Thu, Sep 29 at Holland West Elementary School. 

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Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Community Celebration

Friday, September 16, 6:30pm at the HHS Varsity Football celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. During the football game on September 16, we will celebrate with special music, dance, food trucks, and a march of the flags from Latin countries. Come celebrate with us!

5 Holland OCSN Coordinators standing in front of Holland Dutch backdrop.

Welcome from your HPS OCSN Coordinators!

Welcome from the Ottawa Community Schools Network (OCSN) team! We are a group of coordinators serving in five Holland Public Schools: Holland West, Jefferson, Holland Language Academy, Holland Middle School and Holland High School. We assist families and students by providing integrated health and social supports through various means.

Keep an eye out for our regular newsletters including community resources, OCSN events and initiatives! Learn more about us here OCSN Website.

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HPS Podcast 4.2

This week, we talk with students, teachers, principals, and parents about what has them excited as we start a new school year!

HLA Back-to-school Message

Volunteer at HPS Schools

We love when parents or guardians get involved! Make sure to fill out the district volunteer form (once each school year). 

2022-23 School Hours

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 24!


  • Full Day | 8:30am - 3:36pm
  • Half Day | 8:30am - 11:35am


  • Full Day | 7:30am-2:42pm
  • Half Day | 7:30-10:35am


  • Full Day | 7:45am-2:55pm
  • Half Day | 7:45-10:50am

Red Notes

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HLA Calendar

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Upcoming Events

  • 26 September
  • 26 September
    thru September 30
  • 27 September
  • 28 September
  • 29 September
    • Class Color Day (K- yellow, 1st-blue, 2nd-red, 3rd-black, 4th-green, 5th purple)
      Date: Sep 29
      Calendar: HLA Calendar
    • 2022 School Nurse Fun Run 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      2022 School Nurse Fun Run
      Date: Sep 29
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Holland West School, 500 W 24th St, Holland, MI 49423, USA
      Calendar: HLA Calendar

      Holland Hospital is excited to invite all students, families, friends and faculty to participate in the 2022 School Nurse Fun Run on Thu, Sep 29 at Holland West Elementary School. This non-competitive event with a 5K run route and 1 mile walk route is a perfect way for students and families to enjoy an evening of activity together. Drive-thru packet pick up will be Wed, Sep 28 from 4:30- 6:00 PM at Holland West Elementary School or at 5:00 PM on event day. Every participant will receive an event shirt, ribbon, Free BIGGBY drink card and more. Can't make it on Sep 29, join us virtually by sharing your photos and videos on Facebook/schoolnurse5k and participate in the Fun Run on your own schedule anytime between Sep 28 and Oct 9. Run or walk around your neighborhood, on a treadmill or hike with family. The School Nurse Fun Run’s moto is “Healthy Families Stay Active” and aims to get families to enjoy an evening of activity together. This event benefits the hospital’s School Nurse Program and has raised over $253,000 since 2013.
      In addition to the Fun Run, there will be refreshments and entertainment. The best part - students can enter the Fun Run for FREE by completing ten 30-minute physical fitness activities of their choice prior to the event! The Fitness Tracker can also be found
      Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Fitness Tracker envelopes can be mailed in or emailed to
      Register by Sep 9 to guarantee a shirt. All participants are entered to win prizes! Earn a second entry by posting a photo or video wearing any Fun Run attire tagging Holland Hospital School Nurse Fun Run on Facebook or emailing them to
      Since 1998, Holland Hospital’s School Nurse program has been working to improve the health and well-being of students K – 12 in the greater Holland area. From daily medication administration to treating playground bumps and bruises, the school nurses care for the physical, emotional and social needs of over 12,000 students! Please show your support of your school nurses by participating in the 2022 School Nurse Fun Run on Sep 29. 
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  • 30 September
  • 7 October
  • 11 October
    • Conferences 4:15 PM to 7:15 PM
      Date: Oct 11
      Time: 4:15 PM to 7:15 PM
      Calendar: HLA Calendar
  • 12 October

Holland Language Academy
461 Van Raalte Ave

Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616-494-2600
Fax: 616-393-7652

Teachers & Staff

School Times:

  • Full Day | 8:30* - 3:36
  • Half Day | 8:30* - 11:35

*Please do not arrive at school earlier than 8:25

HLA Office Hours:

  • 8:10am- 4:15pm | M-F (August-June)

HLA Media Center

We are Here For You and your student.

Click here for emotional & mental health resources.


Volunteer at HLA:

We love when parents or guardians get involved. Make sure to fill out the district volunteer form (once each school year) and return it to the office.