HPS Podcast

Each episode of the HPS Podcast airs live Wednesdays at 9:15 on WHTC, 1450AM & 99.7 FM


HPSPodcast 4.31

Today, we bring you Libby Lefebre's address to the Class of 2023 during commencement on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Podcast 4.30

This week we talk with Ashley Ruiz, a recent grad from Holland Early College.

HPSPodcast 4.29

There's a brand new scoreboard at Holland High School's Baseball and Softball Diamonds. It's dedicated to the memory of 1993 Grad Chad Wolff.  This week, we talk with Chad's brother, Derek about the community effort that made the new scoreboard a reality.

HPS Podcast 4.28

Maggie VanFaasen and Vivian Ozimek (5th-grade at HLA) are working on a podcast that will be entered into a contest for National Public Radio.  For their entry, they interviewed Superintendent Nick Cassidy about his job, the school district, and the upcoming HPS strategic plan.

HPS Podcast 4.27

This week, we introduce you to the POWER H IMPACT AWARD winners from each of our schools.


  • Jeff Kordich | Holland High School
  • Li Mascorro | HLA
  • Karen Legg | HMS
  • Corene D'Addona | West
  • Nick Snarski | Jefferson
  • Tesha Post | Holland Heights

HPS Podcast 4.26

A HHS teacher is working on plans to build a district-wide disc golf course at Holland High that would be accessible by everyone in the community!

Contact Jeff Kordich if you're interesting helping to get the course built or  sponsoring a hole on the course!


Alba Mercado Rosado, Angela Gonzalez-Urbina, Superintendent Nick Cassidy, Jessica Forman, and Tracy Conley

HPSPodcast 4.25

Today, we talk with all five recipients of the Teachers Live Here grant.

HPSPodcast 4.24

Holland High School’s Vocal Dimensions is ready to open their show - "Vocals Goes to Hollywood”! This week we talk with two members of the group….

HPSPodcast 4.23

In the last two years, three students from Holland High have earned the MHSAA Scholar Athlete Award - no other school in the state can say that!  This week, we introduce you to the latest winner of this statewide award - James Baer.

In 2022, Ellie Zomer and Greta VanZetten were also named MHSAA Scholar Athletes.

HPSPodcast 4.22

This week we get information about the Power Impact Awards, The PTO Read-A-Thon, and free ASL classes from Superintendent Nick Cassidy.

HPSPodcast 4.21

It's Bright Futures Week at Holland Public Schools and this week we talk with the Associate Superintendent of School Improvement, Melissa Remillard.

HPSPodcast 4.20

Bright Futures Begin at Holland Public Schools… This week we talk with Tina Bullers, a parent of two students in the district, about how HPS is right for her kids!

HPS Podcast 4.19

The Power H Shop will re-open for HPS Families  on Thursday, February 2, 4:30-6pm… This month, instead of giving items away - we're asking families to donate items to help re-stock the shelves of the store!

HPS Podcast 4.18

This week, Superintendent Nick Cassidy announced the details of the new Teachers Live Here program that is aimed at retaining and attracting the very best teachers to Holland Public Schools. Here is a part of that announcement.

HPS Podcast 4.17

Meet the newest Trustees on the Holland Public Schools Board of Education: Chris Arendshorst and Lois Mulder.

HPS Podcast 4.16

The students and staff of Holland Public Schools have THIS week off for the Holidays. LAST week, Gary Stevens talked with HPS Superintendent on WHTC’s Talk of the Town.  Here are some highlights from that conversation.

HPS Podcast 4.15

This week we talk with outgoing-trustee Phil Meyer about his time on the HPS Board of Education.

HPS Podcast 4.14

COVID isn't over quite yet! This week, we hear about a program with the Holland Hospital School Nurses that is helping keep families healthy as we deal with COVID along with RSV and Flu all at the same time.

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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HPS Podcast 4.13

The Power H Shop will open this afternoon from 5-7p. This month, the shop will look a little more festive than in previous months.

HPS Podcast 4.12

Everyone at Holland Public Schools is so thankful to be a part of the Holland Community…. this week, we talk to students at Holland Middle School and Jefferson Elementary about the other things they are thankful for!

HPSPodcast 4.11

This week, we talk with HHS Assistant Principal Josh Rumpsa about the 85th Annual Veteran's Day Assembly at Holland High School.

HPSPodcast 4.10

This week, we learn more about what's on the ballot for School Election Day - Tuesday, November 8.

HPS Podcast 4.11

It’s been a busy fall for Performing Arts students at Holland High School. This week we talk with folks from the Holland Choirs, Bands, Orchestras, and Theatre!

HPS Podcast 4.9

HPS is hosting a Job Fair at the District Admin Building - 320 W 24th

  • Wednesday: 12n-3p
  • Thursday: 9a-12n

Today, we talk with Linda Schaap about why HPS is a great place to work!

HPS Podcast 4.8

This week, we talk with OCSN Reps Lauren Gray and Mallory Timmer about the Power H Shop, a new resource available to all HPS Families.

A grand Opening Open House for the Power H Shop will be held on Wedenesday, October 5, 4-6pm at Longfellow School (24th and State).