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Holyoke Early Literacy Initiative (HELI)
Dropout Prevention
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention

New - Student Interview with Dr. Páez
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21&22 New Teacher Orientation
storm drain artStorm Drain Art by Ernesto and Riley at E.N. White School - Read more.
25 Professional Development
26 Teachers Report to School
27 Schools Open Grades 1‐12
27 &29 Kindergarten Screening
1 Labor Day
2-3 PreK & Kindergarten Screening
4 Pre‐School/Kindergarten Begins
15 1:30 PM Release Professional Development
New - Mayor Alex Morse speaks with the Holyoke High School Jump-Start Students. Read more.

Harold Santiago, a Bilingual Admissions Counselor at Holyoke Community College, visited Holyoke High School on July 15th.  Harold met with incoming ninth graders attending the 2014 Jumpstart Class to educate them of the importance of college preparedness. Read more.

The Holyoke Early Literacy Initiative [HELI] is pleased to announce that they have two fantastic internship opportunities.  Read more about the duties, preferred knowledge/skills, and application requirements.for these positions by clicking on the following links: Coordinating Intern and Media & Marketing Intern. Read more about our HELI initiative.

Student Registration -

Kindergarten Registration- Click herefor registration information/ Matricula de Kindergarten. Click here to view our Kindergarten brochure (en Español).
Kindergarten Two Way Bilingual Program – Gifted and Talented Opportunity - This innovative dual language program for kindergarten offers: Language Acquisition opportunities in English and Spanish, Research based curriculum that is aligned with the district’s benchmarks and state’s curriculum frameworks, Instruction that is conducted in Spanish half the day and English half the day. In addition to completing Kindergarten registration forms, click here for program application (that is to be returned to Metcalf School).
Preschool Registration - The Holyoke Public Schools is working towards providing preschool in the Kelly, Lawrence and E.N. White schools this upcoming school year.    If you have children that will be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2014 and you reside in the zone of one of the schools cited above, please call Maria Colon or Virginia Roche in the School Assignment Office: 413-534-2055 to get more information.
New Students Entering Grades 1-12- contact the Student Assignment Center 413-534-2007 for registration information.
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Dean Technical High School
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Students and Families - Summer Literacy and Reading Lists, Summer Learning, and Summer Activity Guides
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Employment Opportunities -
Calling all prospective leaders! The Holyoke Public Schools is engaged in an ambitious turnaround and has Assistant Principal, Principal and Director positions available. Click here to view the leadership opportunities and take the first step towards joining our team.


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Literacy Resources - click here to access the Literacy page containing district initiatives, programs, resources, and web-based literacy tools available to district students.


Contact Information
Central Office summer business hours, through August 20th: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Sergio Páez

Assistant Superintendent

Dr. Paul Hyry-Dermith

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57 Suffolk Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Phone: (413) 534-2000
Fax: (413) 534-3730