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HPS Podcast 3.32

The Holland High School Theatre Department presents High School Musical May 19-22!  This week, we talk with a few of the stars of the show!

5.18.22 | ACEH In the Community

HHS Theatre Disney's High School Musical

We're all in this together!

  • Thursday May 19, 7pm
  • Friday May 20, 7pm
  • Saturday May 21, 2pm
  • Saturday May 21, 7pm
  • Sunday May 22, 2pm

HPSPodcast 3.31

This week we talk with Bob Wandel from the ODC Education Network and Superintendent Nick Cassidy about the future of nature-based learning at Holland Heights.

Notification of Vacancy on Board of Education

Due to the early announcement of term expiration, the Holland Public Schools Board of Education is seeking a candidate to fill the board seat of Mike McKay. The newly appointed Trustee will serve from the date of appointment, anticipated to be July 1, 2022, through the certification of the general election on November 8, 2022.

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HPS Bands' 1st Annual Seedling Sale

Saturday May 7, 9am-1pm at First Reformed Church, Holland - 630 State Street

  • $5 Seedling | Spend $20, Get a FREE seedling
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Custom Car and Bike Show

May 7, 11a-5pm at Holland High School

  • Hosted by: Holland High School Softball & New Age Kustoms CC

Live DJ - Food - Raffles - Face Painting - Trophies

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Harbor Humane Society Summer Camps

Harbor Humane Society has a line-up of action packed, animal filled, fantastically fun SPARK camps. These camps are for kids interested in animals and humane education. What better way to spend a week of break than hanging out with amazing animals, making new friends, learning cool new things, and playing games?!

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Free Children's Hearing and Vision Screenings Available at Ottawa County Department of Public Health

Schedule now before the back-to-school rush! 

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Mobile Food Pantry in 2022

OCSN (Ottawa Community Schools Network), in partnership with Feeding America West Michigan, will host a mobile food pantry events at Holland High School to provide food for those in need.

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Tulip Time Costume Rental - $5


  • Friday, May 6 | 4-7pm at Holland Language Academy, 461 VanRaalte
  • Saturday, May 7 | 9-12pm at Holland Language Academy, 461 VanRaalte

For HPS students, Grades 1-5, marching in the Kinderparade on Thursday, May 12.

Coping with Grief and Loss: A Stay Well Workshop Series

This series of online workshops is intended to support you in your grief process :

  • Week 1 - April 18: Denial
  • Week 2 - April 25: Anger
  • Week 3 - May 2: Depression
  • Week 4 - May 9: Anxiety
  • Week 5 - May 16: Acceptance
  • Week 6 - May 23: Closure and Healing
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  • FOOTBALL - Flag Football 1st - 4th Grade | Tackle Football 5th & 6th Grade
  • SOCCER - 3 Years Old - 6th Grade
  • CHEERLEADING - 4th - 8th Grade

Programs Begin in August

What's Happening at Holland Museum

HMS Advanced STEM student build/sell benches.

Middle School Students to sell benches to benefit Ukrainian refugees.  Watch their story that aired on Fox-17 this week.

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Love & Lean Walk/Run for Mental Health

Join in supporting the 6th annual Love & Lean walk/run taking place April 23. This year includes a 5K run, 5K walk, and 1 mile walk option. Funds raised will benefit the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan and will be used for continuing education related to mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

Summer Camp Opportunities at Holland Arts Council

Holland Arts Council is offering a variety of camps for all ages and there are scholarships available if needed. 

Vocals: Live | Sneak Peak

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

Online Seminars for Early Childhood Development

MSU Extension News - March 2022

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Holland Recreation Summer & Fall programs now open for registration.

2022 ExploreHope Summer Camps!

Registration for ExploreHope summer camps is now open!

Black History Month | The Race Doctor meets with students at Holland High and Holland Middle.

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.

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FREE Glee Club Class

Little Jammerz will be running a free online Glee Club Class for students that love to sing and perform in Grades 1-5.

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HHS Theatre Presents: The Incomplete Life and Random Death of Molly Denholtz

  • Friday, February 11 at 7pm
  • Saturday, February 12 at 3pm

Holland High School PAC | $10

2022 Virtual Art Contest - Zeeland Community Hospital

Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital is inviting students in 3rd through 8th grade who live in Allegan or Ottawa County to participate in a virtual art contest. Students are invited to submit a piece of artwork created at home or in school. We are looking for art that will inspire and bring joy to the entire Zeeland Community Hospital patient community from children to adults. 

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Film: Coded Bias and Group Discussion

Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in conjunction with National Black History Month

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Kindergarten Enrollment Open House

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
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Black History Month - Untold Stories

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. 

photo credit: Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland

Three from Holland High Nominated for Youth of the Year.

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.

Scholarship season is here!

Scholarships available to students from Community Foundation of Holland/Zeeland Area

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1.19.22 | ACEH Community News

HPS Podcast 3.19

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.

Watch the 2022 MLK Day Community Celebration

Celebrating MLK DAY with Art

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.)

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Cultureworks | Spring Classes

CultureWorks Transformative Art + Design Academy is a Holland, MI-based, faith inspired nonprofit offering culturally relevant, transformative art and design experiences to youth from all backgrounds. We provide a nurturing environment where professional teaching artists and designers work with middle and high school students from all backgrounds to inspire curiosity, develop talent, and build 21st century skills.

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HPSPodcast 3.13

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.

Native American Heritage Day

Land Acknowledgment: Acknowledging place and honoring people.

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BEATBoX Saxophonist, Derek Brown with HHS Jazz Band

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!

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COVID-19 Send Home/Stay Home Scenarios

Scenraios: Who MUST stay home or will be sent home?

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84th Annual HHS Veterans Day Assembly - WATCH HERE!

Honoring All Who Served | Thursday, November 11 at 11am.


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