Equity & Inclusion

Educational equity is a shared responsibility to ensure every student receives the proper educational opportunities to thrive. Our district's success depends on our commitment and willingness to confront inequities. We will dismantle institutional and systemic barriers by creating policies and practices to create equitable access for all of Holland's students, teachers, staff, and administration. 

Holland Public School District believes and honors all students, ethnicity, identity, sexual orientation, and ability. Students must be given meaningful and engaging learning opportunities and allowed to grow in a forever growing global society. 


Equity & Inclusion News at HPS

3rd Annual HPS Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Join the students and staff at HPS as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our neighbors:

  • Friday, September 22, 6pm at Ray & Sue Smith Stadium at Hope College
  • Holland Football v Mona Shores
  • Pre-game and Halftime Festivities
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9.12.23 | ACEH In the Community

This is Me! | DHH Showcase

Our DHH students are incredibly talented! They are

  • Poets
  • Storytellers
  • Comedians
  • Actors
  • Dancers

See all their talents on display at Holland Middle School, Thursday, April 27, 6-8pm

Black History Month | Suggested Reading

Our friends at the Herrick District Library have some great reading lists for Black History Month. Check it out!

HPS Student Meets Author of Favorite Book

#HPSProud of Teeyana Rumpsa (5th Grade at West Elementary) who was chosen from students across the country to participate in a virtual meeting with Joanna Ho, author of Eyes that Kiss at the Corners.  Teeyana was able to ask the author a question during the meeting and received a collection of books from Scholastic Book Club.

Lillian Snoeyink (HLA, 1st grade) is the first HPS Teacher to be awarded a Teachers Live Here grant.

Teachers Live Here Announcement

Teachers Live Here will provide $25,000 in down payment assistance to Holland Public Schools teachers. An anonymous donor in the City of Holland will help HPS retain and recruit the best educators to the district.

Period Project

The PERIOD PROJECT continues at Holland Public Schools.  The program that provides menstrual health products to students - FREE of charge.

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HHS Theatre Presents Sister Act!

Native American Heritage Month

Land Acknowledgment: Acknowledging place and honoring people.

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HPS Student Artwork to be Featured at Dia De Los Muertos Art Show

LAUP will host Dia De Los Muertos celebration at the Holland Armory on Saturday, October 29

  • 12-3pm | Art Show feature artwork from HPS students
  • 12:15 | Performance by Marigal Rain Theatreworks
  • 1:00 | Traditional Dance with Ballet Folklorico
  • 3:00 | Art Show Awards Announced

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!

HPS Celebrates Pride Month

Holland Public Schools supports our LGBTQ community. #HPSPride

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