Holland High to Cut 2022 Football Season Short
Dutch Football will play two more regular season games before ending their regular season on September 16.
In order to protect players from potential injury and to provide a greater opportunity for long-term growth of the Varsity Football program, the Holland High School Athletic Department will shorten the 2022 Football season. The Dutch will take the field at Mona Shores this Friday night, and will complete the regular season on Friday, September 16 with a home game against Zeeland West at Ray & Sue Smith Stadium at Hope College.
Holland High Athletic Director, Blake Muller discussed the difficult decision during a meeting tonight with players and parents.
With such a low number of upperclassmen (some of whom are playing this year for the first time) we have asked sophomores to fill most roster positions against varsity competition where there is a clear physical and developmental difference on the field. We are so proud of the fight that this team has shown since the first day of practice and the work they have put in to make these first four weeks possible. From recruiting friends to join the team, to lacing up despite being physically out-manned and out-matched, the efforts of this team will be remembered as they have helped us rebuild the Holland Football program.
Holland will continue to field teams for Junior Varsity games for the remainder of the 2022 season. Head Football Coach, Will Siffin says the decision to shorten the Varsity season will allow his staff to focus on the future of the program and invest more time training the Freshmen and Junior Varsity players currently on the team roster.
There are a handful of seniors on the current Varsity Football roster who will not be eligible to play in any Junior Varsity games for the remainder of the season: Mateo Clawson, Nolan Currier, Paul Klomparens, Mario Lee, Donal Morin, and Santiago Solano. These players will be allowed to continue practicing with the team and invited to assist sideline coaches during JV games for the remainder of the season. They will also be honored for their commitment to the Dutch Football program during an upcoming event.
Holland High School Administrators are currently working on adjusting plans for Homecoming Week: September 26 - October 1. They will announce plans when events are scheduled.
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- Corey Ross
- Simeon Carter
- Olivia Bernal
- Syndney McFarland
- Levi Harpe
- Kinsley McGraw
- Mic Morris
- Thursday 7pm -$5 tickets for HPS Students and Staff
- Friday 7pm
- Saturday 2pm
- Saturday 7pm
During Women's History Month, HPS is honoring women who lead in the district.
Riley Gainey is the Student Senate President, the Drum Major of the Marching Band, and the Captain of the Varsity Soccer team. With an introduction from Band Director Bethany VanOss, Riley reflects leadership and the impact she's having on Holland Public Schools.
Senior, Mariah Depoy has qualified to attend the National Speech and Debate tournament! She placed first in a recent regional event and has been invited to compete among the nation's best! The National tournament will be held in St. Louis in June.
Grand Rapids Gold mascot, Buckets visited students at Jefferson and West today to encourage and challenge them to read 20 minutes every day! Students who accept the challenge and log their hours can win prizes, including the chance to win a family “flex ticket” to a Grand Rapids Gold Game. The Grand Rapids Gold Elevate Reading Program is a partnership with Gentex!
Every student enrolled in Kindergarten at Holland Public Schools earns a FREE scholarship to Ready For School's Kindergarten Readiness Camp!
- Mondays-Thursdays | July 11- August 4 at West Elementary
Ready For School Kickoff Event on June 28, 5:30-7pm
Middle School Students to sell benches to benefit Ukrainian refugees. Watch their story that aired on Fox-17 this week.
Holland Board of Education to enter contract negotiations with Interim Superintendent Nick Cassidy.
Member of the Holland Schools Board of Education are seeking your input following the Candidate Open House and Interview on March 16, 2022.
During the month of March, we celebrate Women's History Month by honoring the women who lead Holland Public Schools. This week we talk with Arletha Banks, Head Chef for HPS Nutrition Services. Listen to the Podcast or watch the video!
VOCALS:LIVE is March 24 and 25 at 7pm | March 26 at 2pm and 7pm at Holland High School PAC.
- 1/2 off Tickets for Students for Thursday
- ASL Interpreter on Thursday
Wednesday, March 16
- Open House at 3:30pm | Meet Superintendent Candidate Nick Cassidy
- Interview at 5pm| Board members will interview Candidate Nick Cassidy
The interview will be conducted in-person. The meeting will be broadcast via Zoom at the link listed below. Please attend in person to participate in the public comment portion of the meeting.
During Women's History Month, HPS is honoring women who lead in the district.
Hendrina Cupery runs the School Nurse program at HPS through a partnership with Holland Hospital. With an introduction from School Mental Health Care Manager Lis Gort, Hendrina reflects on her leadership role at HPS and the impact she's having on the district.
Tuesday March 15, 6:30pm at HMS
- Learn about CURRICULUM and CLASS SCHEDULING
- For parents of incoming 6th-grade students
The HHS Jazz Band Brings Home Division I Ratings
Congratulations to the Holland Middle School Band for achieving a Division 2, "Excellent" Rating for their performance at the MSBOA District X Band & Orchestra Festival at Grandville High School.
During the month of March, we celebrate Women's History Month by honoring the women who lead Holland Public Schools. This week we talk with Holland High School Principal Katie Pennington. Listen to the Podcast or watch the video!
The Award Winning Holland High School Orchestras celebrate 1st Division marking this year the 27th year of 1st Division Ratings under Mr. John Reikow as the director of Orchestras of Holland Public Schools.
After a review of the stakeholder responses, followed by considerable discussion, trustees of the Board of Education have decided to move forward with an internal search for the next Superintendent of HPS.
March 24 and 25 at 7pm | March 26 at 2pm and 7pm at Holland High School PAC.
- 1/2 off Tickets for Students for Thursday
- ASL Interpreter on Thursday
National School Breakfast Week celebrates the importance of a nutritious school breakfast in fueling students for success. This year’s theme, “Take Off with School Breakfast,” reminds parents and stakeholders that a healthy school breakfast helps ensure students’ academic success in school so they can “take off” and reach their goals.
Register for Holland Heights Summer School at ODC by April 22!
During Women's History Month, HPS is honoring women who lead in the district.
Andrea Mehall is the Assistant Principal at Holland High School and the Director of Holland Early College. With an introduction from Holland Early College Teacher Rakendra Davis, Andrea reflects on her leadership role at HPS and the impact she's having on students.
Congratulations to Bella Voce and Cantus for representing Holland High School Choirs well at MSVMA District Choral Festival!
#1 Women Lead HPS.
During the month of March, we celebrate Women's History Month by honoring the women who lead Holland Public Schools. This week we talk with leaders: Ellie Zomer and Greta Van Zetten; MHSAA Scholar Athlete Award winners. Listen to the Podcast or watch the video!
MSU Extension News - March 2022
This month we will honor the women who lead HPS by featuring many of them in online content. Students will also learn about women leaders who have had a lasting impact on our community and nation.
After new guidance from the CDC, students and staff will no longer be required to wear a mask while riding an HPS bus.
HHS Bands Achieve Division I Superior Ratings
We'll see several Phase 1 projects begin soon. Meanwhile, planning and design is underway at Holland Middle School for projects that will begin in the Summer of 2023.
Each Advisory class at Holland Middle School was challenged to create a Black History Month flag. Each flag represents past, present and future heroes and black culture.. The flags are now hanging in the hallway for everyone to see!
As COVID restrictions change, hot lunches will be phased back in at West, HLA, Holland Heights, and Jefferson!
This week, we talk to the new Head Football Coach at Holland High School, Will Siffin.
Students at HMS and HHS enjoy a Soul Food-inspired menu for lunch!
Dutch Nerd Army turns focus to the State tournament.
Holland High School is the only school in the state to have TWO Scholar Athletes on the list.
Ottawa County Department of Public Health is no longer mandating specific COVID mitigation measures, however, it is critical that we all share in the responsibility to continue layered prevention strategies to maintain in-person learning and protect the health and safety of students, staff, and community members.
HPS is using Securly to keep students safe on their school-issued devices. As part of our commitment to your child’s safety, we’re giving all HPS parents access to the free Securly Home App.
You will receive an invitation email from the Securly Parent App with account setup details on Monday, February 21 . This email will be sent to the account you provided in Parent Portal when registering your chid(ren).
It was all smiles this past weekend at Fennville High School as several students of the Holland High School Bands and Orchestras showed off their Division I "Superior" and Division II "Excellent" rating medals after performing at this year's Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association's District X Solo & Ensemble Festival on Saturday, February 12th.
Interim Superintendent Nick Cassidy announces that Holland Public Schools will no longer require masks to be worn during the school day, effective Monday, February 21.
This week, we talk with District DEI Director Taran McZee about a special Black History Month assembly for students at the High School and Middle School.
ISD Informational Meeting on Transition Services for Adult Students Receiving Special Education Services
Students at Holland High School and Holland Middle School spent some (virtual) time today with Dr. Frederick Gooding, talking about diversity without shame or blame.
Parent/Teacher Conferences are right around the corner! Please see the link below to sign up for your time slot.
- Wednesday, February 16 - 4:15-7:15p
- Tuesday, February 22 - 4:15-7:15p
- Thursday, February 24 - 12:30-3:30p (Half Day of School)
- Jada Robbinette (Holland Heights 4/5)
- Jude Gryczka (Holland Heights 3)
- William Rund (West 4)
- Kennedy Mosley (West 5)
- Sophia Jones (West 5)
Senior Flor Hannah Quinones Sanchez' artwork made the Scholastic Arts finals earning 3 Honorable Mentions and 1 Silver Key.
Students at HMS and HHS enjoy a Soul Food-inspired menu for lunch!
- Friday, February 11 at 7pm
- Saturday, February 12 at 3pm
Holland High School PAC | $10
Congratulations to Holland High 10th Grade student, Jaquelin Romero has been named the Youth of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Holland. She will now represent The Club at the state level!!
This week we talk with Patty Jones, a mom of three students at Jefferson Elementary, about how HPS has been right for her and her family!
HPS is celebrating Black History Month. Before the basketball game on Friday, HPS Staff-member and Parent Crystal Wright sang the Black National Anthem and HHS Student Felix Cruz led the crowd in the National Anthem!
Holland Public Schools will host an Enrollment Open House this week for families who are looking into Kindergarten for next fall. Today, we talk with two members of the Holland High School Class of 2022 - Bre Eaves and Isaiah Arredondo - about their K-12 experience at Holland Public Schools.
Come discover why Kindergarten at Holland Public Schools is Right for You and your family!
- February 3, 6-7pm at Holland Heights, West Elementary and Jefferson Elementary
- February 10, 6-7pm at Holland Language Academy
During Black History Month, students will hear the Untold Stories of African American historical figures you may not have heard about - but who contributed to this nation's history.
Jaquelin Romero, Jamila Qurban Ali, and Luis Vasques among 6 area students nominated for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland Youth of the Year Award.
The winner will be announced Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 6:30 at Fellowship Church in Holland. The event will be streamed on the club’s website.
It's the time of year for families in the Holland area to begin enrolling their kids in Kindergarten. This week we talk about how Kindergarten at Holland Public Schools is right for you and your family!
DNA tore up the evening in the Allegan County Quiz Bowl League.
Tori Lynch, Zeke Kellly, and Isaac Jekel recognized for 2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
HHS Senior, Isaac Jekel joins 720 of the most accomplished young visual, literary and performing artists from around the county.
The MHSAA announced its 120 finalists for the Scholar-Athlete Awards, including 2 from Holland High.
Students and staff of Holland Public Schools joined members of the Holland Community to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day this week. This week we share speeches written and delivered by three students.
There are currently have openings at Holland Heights, West and our newest location Holland Language Academy.
Holland High Quiz Bowl team competes against Allegan County League Schools.
We will try to avoid remote learning, but want you to be prepared for this possibility if we cannot adequately staff our classrooms.
Artwork to be featured at MLK Day Community Celebration at Holland Civic Center on Monday at Noon. (Watch a video feed of the celebration on this website.)
WATCH ONLINE! Join Holland Public Schools and the City of Holland in a Community Celebration of the life and work of Rev. Dr Martin Luther King jr. on January 17 at 12noon.
Amazing happenings for our orchestra students!
Contact-tracing dropped, Quarantine and Isolation timelines reduced, Masks still required at HPS.
With Martin Luther King Jr Day next week, teachers at Holland Heights asked their students about their dreams for the world. So, they wrote and recorded their own "I Have a Dream" speeches.
Join Holland Public Schools and the City of Holland in a Community Celebration of the life and work of Rev. Dr Martin Luther King jr. on January 17 at 12noon. The event will be broadcast on the HPS Website.
- February 3 - HLA Sibling applications due
- February 10 - Kindergarten Enrollment Open House for NEW HLA families | 6-7pm
- February 24 - Applications due for NEW HLA families
- March 10 - Enrollment Lottery for open Kindergarten seats at HLA
Holland Public Schools will be closed Friday, January 7 due to poor road conditions.
Looking for a new job in the new year? HPS is hiring Bus Drivers.
- Paid Training
Starting in 2022, HPS will use REMIND to announce weather-related school cancelations and delays.
This week we talk with the 4th-grade students in Maestra Kornelis' classroom at Holland Language Academy about their New Year's resolutions for 2022.
HPS is committed to keeping our schools open, staff in classrooms, and students in seats.
On December 20, Trustees of the Holland School Board of Education elected new officers for 2022:
- Liz Colburn – President
- Diane Ybarra - Vice President
- Linda Falstad – Secretary
- Mark Woltman – Treasurer
Thank you Trustee Phil Meyer for your years of service as the President of the Board of Education.
Earlier this month, more than 200 students of the Holland High School Music Department celebrated the holidays with their annual Collage Concert at the Miller Auditorium on the campus of Hope College. As a special holiday treat from Holland Public Schools, we will share the finale of that concert…. members of the Holland Choirs, Bands, and Orchestras, along with alumni of the programs, performing the Hallelujah Chorus.
December 18, 10am-2pm at First Reformed Church -630 State St.
Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to the purchase of color guard equipment for upcoming parades and the 2022 marching season. Guests are required to wear masks.
December 20, 2021 | Regular Meeting at 7pm, Organizational Meeting to follow.
HYBRID MEETING: In-person at District Admin Building OR via ZOOM
- HMS 10:35am
- HHS 10:50am
- K-5 11:35am
One resource highly recommended from Protect Young Eyes is Bark.
This week, we talk with Lauren Gray, OCSN Community Coordinator at Holland High School about the services OCSN provides HPS students and their families.
Holland Public Schools are committed to providing all students and staff with powerful learning opportunities in safe and predictable learning environments.
Students receive EXCELLENT and SUPERIOR ratings at Thespy Awards.
WINNING BID = $375
Thanks to everyone who bid on these great student-created corn hole boards. AND Congrats to the HPS Family who won the auction which will support STEM projects at HMS.
Monday, December 13, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
We provide all students and staff powerful learning opportunities in safe, secure, and predictable environments.
This week, we talk with Maria Rocha (Orchestra), Austin House (Band), and Jacob Torres (Choir) about the Holiday Collage Concert on December 11.
Thank you for completing the survey, attending the townhall meeting, and/or your input in helping to drive priorities for the students in Holland Public Schools. District leaders, building principals and staff will continue to work on a plan to support student progress and growth. Please contact Associate Superintendent Laura McCloud with additional input.
We are excited to announce that the red and white shop is back open and re-stocked with new Nike and Jordan brand apparel – just in time for Christmas shopping!
Stop by between 7:30a and 3:30p during the week OR during any home varsity event in The Dome.
Thank you for supporting Holland Athletics! GO DUTCH!
The fall season comes to an end for the Dutch Nerd Army!
HPS loves being a part of the Holland Community!
Students from Sarah Seccombe's Health Career Class at Holland High left messages of support to the essential workers at Holland Hospital.
Saturday 10a-4p at Holland High School.
This is a clinic for students 5-11yo who received their first dose at West on November 12.
Use entrance 31 - Student Parking Lot #1 (Please avoid the circle drive on Van Raalte)
Meet Jacob and Ati... they're in the cast of A Year with Frog and Toad this weekend at the HHS PAC. They're also members of the HPS DHH program!
Monday, December 6, 2021, 5:30 pm | Hybrid Meeting: In person OR via Zoom
Board of Education announces separation with Shanie Keelean.
HMS Principal Nick Cassidy named Interim Superintendent.
There are ways to seek help if you or your children are experiencing distress following events in Oxford.
HHS Theatre presents A Year with Frog and Toad December 2-4 at 7pm, December 4 at 2pm. This week, we talk with Julia Porretta (Frog), Breckin Bigelow (Toad), and Director Delynne Miller.
HHS Theatre Presents a Year with Frog and Toad | Dec 2-4 at 7p and Dec 4 at 2p at the HHS PAC
December 2-4 at 7pm, December 4 at 2pm at HHS PAC.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 5:30 p.m. | HYBRID: In-person OR via Zoom.
Thursday, December 9 at 7pm at the HHS Performing Arts Center, featuring HMS Orchestras. FREE Admission.
SAVE THE DATE: January 17, 12pm at Holland Civic Center.
The first-graders in Mrs. Byrne's class at Holland Heights talk about what they are thankful for!
HPSProud of our HHS soloists!
#HPS Proud of our HMS band musicians!
Holland Public Schools is still hiring bus drivers. $19.67/hr to start, plus we'll pay for training.
All HPS schools will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, November 22 & 23.
Four outstanding 8th Grade Holland Orchestra students have been accepted into the 2022 Michigan School Band and
Orchestra Association District Ten Middle School Honors Orchestra!
On Monday, November 22nd at 7:30 p.m. in the HHS Performing Arts Center, the Holland High School Jazz Band will welcome Hope College alum and renowned BEATBoX Saxophonist, Derek Brown!
WOOD-TV will air a story about HMS students on Thursday, November 18.
Scenraios: Who MUST stay home or will be sent home?
This week, we talk with Laura McCloud, HPS' new Associate Superintendent of School Improvement.
Senior Launch Week is here!
Holland High School marching band achieves Division 1 ratings and top scores at highly competitive marching festivals this fall!
Congratulations to our tennis coach Kyle Kreps on being named Michigan Tennis Coaches Association’s Division 3 Coach of the Year! A great and well deserved honor for coach and the team after a great season!
Holland High Quiz Bowl hosts its 15th Annual-ish Fall Invitational.
We all could use a few days off.
Honoring All Who Served | Thursday, November 11 at 11am.
Holland High School will host the 84th Annual Veteran’s Day Assembly on Thursday. On the Podcast this week, we will talk with Major Peter Farion, one of the keynote speakers during that event.
Now is the time to hand in your registration for the AP National Exam.
Monday, November 15, 2021, 7:00 p.m.
All buses are running as scheduled for the week of November 7-11. (No School on Friday, November 12)
Any cancelations or delays will be posted here.
The Ottawa County Department of Public Health will distribute the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11.
THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED
Monday, November 8, 2021, 5:30 p.m.