HPS Happenings
The 2017 Vocal Dimensions Show March 23-26

Come to the 2017 Vocal Dimensions Show! It's called "That 70s Vocal Show. The performance dates are March 23-26. See the link below for details and ticket info.

More info link: hollandpublicschools.socs.net/vnews/display.v/ART/589a30fb91809
The 2017 Vocal Dimensions Show March 23-26
Come to the 2017 Vocal Dimensions Show! It's called "That 70s Vocal Show. The performance dates are March 23-26. See the link below for details and ticket info.
Celebrating 20th State Championship

Students of the Holland High School Theatre Department celebrated their recent state championship victory by visiting each school in our district yesterday, receiving cheers from the students and staff.

The theatre team made history this year by being the first school in Michigan to win both The MIFA Division 1 state competitive theatre championships for their productions of "Agnes of God" and "Triumph of Love".

Holland has now won 20 state championships in the last 28 years! GO DUTCH!

Celebrating 20th State Championship
Students of the Holland High School Theatre Department celebrated their recent state championship victory by visiting each school in our district yesterday, receiving cheers from the students and s...
Parents Night Out

Drop the kids off with us and enjoy a night for yourself! The Holland Recreation Division will be hosting a "Parents Night Out" event for students in grades K-6 at Holland East K-7 on Friday, March 24, 2017.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in basketball, volleyball, soccer, arts & crafts, board games, and much more! You and your children will both love this event! Click the link below to read more.

More info link: www.cityofholland.com/recreation/parents-night-out
Parents Night Out
Drop the kids off with us and enjoy a night for yourself! The Holland Recreation Division will be hosting a "Parents Night Out" event for students in grades K-6 at Holland East K-7 on Fri...
Percussion Ensemble Earns Division 1 Superior Rating

On March 18th, the Holland HS Percussion Ensemble of the Holland High School Band Program received a Division 1 rating at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra State Solo and Ensemble Festival held at Portage Northern High School in Portage, MI! Congrats to all the students for their hard work to achieve such high marks! Go dutch!

Percussion Ensemble Earns Division 1 Superior Rating
On March 18th, the Holland HS Percussion Ensemble of the Holland High School Band Program received a Division 1 rating at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra State Solo and Ensemble Festival hel...
Jazz Band Earns Division 1 Superior Rating

On March 16th, the Holland HS Jazz Ensemble of the Holland High School Band Program received a Division 1 rating at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra District X Jazz Festival held at Caledonia High School in Caledonia, MI! This was the second year that The Holland High School Jazz Band has received an overall Division 1 rating in the ensemble's history and earned straight Division 1 ratings for their performance! In addition to the literature performed as an ensemble, some of the students in the Jazz Band were even complemented on their jazz improvisation solos individually throughout the performance! Congrats to all the students for their hard work to achieve such high marks! Go dutch!

Jazz Band Earns Division 1 Superior Rating
On March 16th, the Holland HS Jazz Ensemble of the Holland High School Band Program received a Division 1 rating at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra District X Jazz Festival held at Caledonia...
Ladles of Love

Students of Holland High School's Foods for Life II classes will once again be taking part in the annnual Ladles of Love event, a community soup luncheon fundraiser benefiting My House Ministry of Holland, on March 14, 2017 at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland beginning at 11am.

Foods for Life II students created 2 soups, 3 desserts, and edible arrangements that will be served at the event. Students will also be responsible for a number of jobs on the day of the event.

Click the link below to read more.

More info link: whtc.com/news/articles/2017/mar/13/ladles-of-love-for-my-house-ministry-in-holland/
Ladles of Love
Students of Holland High School's Foods for Life II classes will once again be taking part in the annnual Ladles of Love event, a community soup luncheon fundraiser benefiting My Hous...
Boys and Girls Club to open at Holland Heights K-7

The Boys and Girls Club of of Greater Holland will open a third location at Holland Heights K-7 beginning on March 20. It will be open after school from 3:00 - 6:30 pm, Mondays-Thursdays.

More info link: www.hollandsentinel.com/news/20170310/boys-and-girls-club-to-open-site-at-holland-heights
Boys and Girls Club to open at Holland Heights K-7
The Boys and Girls Club of of Greater Holland will open a third location at Holland Heights K-7 beginning on March 20. It will be open after school from 3:00 - 6:30 pm, Mondays-Thursdays.
Holland High Senior Featured on WZZM

Holland High Senior Nicole Harris will be doing a live interview on WZZM to discuss our Foods 2 students participation in the 2nd annual Ladles of Love.

This event will take place Monday the 13th at 11:30am.

Holland High Senior Featured on WZZM
Holland High Senior Nicole Harris will be doing a live interview on WZZM to discuss our Foods 2 students participation in the 2nd annual Ladles of Love. This event will take place Monday ...
Beating the Odds

Holland East student Jake Gainey is once again beating the odds. Gainey, who has cerebral palsy and limited sight, recently took on the role as team manager of the 7th & 8th grade girl basketball "White" teams.

Gainey has been attending every practice and games of the girl basketball "White" teams, giving them pep talks and pointers. He may be the smallest one on the basketball court, but he has the loudest cheers.

"I love being the manager," said Gainey.

Back in November 2016, the East K-7 student body helped raise money for Gainey's family to purchase a lift for a van that would make Jake be more mobile.

Click the link below to watch a video about Jake's new role that was featured on the March 3rd broadcast of Fox 17 News At Ten (and Eleven).

More info link: fox17online.com/2017/03/03/beating-the-odds-boy-with-cerebral-palsy-manages-girls-basketball-team/
Beating the Odds
Holland East student Jake Gainey is once again beating the odds. Gainey, who has cerebral palsy and limited sight, recently took on the role as team manager of the 7th & 8th grade girl basketba...
Weather Kid

Holland West third-grade student Landen Butch had the oppurtunity to be a meteorologist on a recent edition of the Fox 17 Morning Mix news show, giving the weather report of a lifetime!

Sponsored by West Michigan Chevy Dealers, Landen was chosen (at random) to be the "Fox 17 Morning Mix Weather Kid" for the month of February, after being nominated online by his parents. As the "Weather Kid", Landen got to be on-air during the Morning Mix show on March 3, reporting the weather with Meteorologist Ty Shesky and news anchor Todd Chance. Landen also received a $50 VISA gift card from the news station.

If you missed Landen's appearance on television, click the link below to watch his weather report from the March 3rd broadcast of the Fox 17 Morning Mix.

More info link: fox17online.com/2017/03/03/say-hi-to-our-february-weather-kid-landen/
Weather Kid
Holland West third-grade student Landen Butch had the oppurtunity to be a meteorologist on a recent edition of the Fox 17 Morning Mix news show, giving the weather report of a l...
Honor Roll Celebration

Nearly 600 students at Holland High Schools, including our Early College, program earned a G.P.A. during the 1st semester of 3.0 or above.

A celebration will take place at school on Wednesday, March 8. This is an amazing way to honor our students who are contributing to the success of HHS and HPS.

Honor Roll Celebration
Nearly 600 students at Holland High Schools, including our Early College, program earned a G.P.A. during the 1st semester of 3.0 or above. A celebration will take place at school on ...
Vocal Music Recognition

Congratulations to Holland High School's combined Vocal Dimensions and Concert Choir on their Division I Excellent rating at Michigan School Vocal Music Association's (MSVMA) District Choir Festival!

This is the second year in a row HHS's top choral ensembles have earned straight 1's in both sight-reading and performance from the judges.

The choir will go on to perform at MSVMA State Choral Festival at Hope College on May 5.

Vocal Music Recognition
Congratulations to Holland High School's combined Vocal Dimensions and Concert Choir on their Division I Excellent rating at Michigan School Vocal Music Association's (MSVMA) District Choir...
HHS Girls BBall Rocks!

So proud of our girls! This article in the Holland Sentinel sums up an exciting and inspirational season.

More info link: www.hollandsentinel.com/sports/20170227/hollands-resurgent-season-ends-with-district-loss
HHS Girls BBall Rocks!
So proud of our girls! This article in the Holland Sentinel sums up an exciting and inspirational season.
Quiz Bowl Champions

The Holland High Varsity Quiz Bowl team captured the league title at the Allegan County Quiz Bowl League, February 27. This is the 7th league title for the team in the last 13 years.

The Varsity Team of Elijah Babinski, Isaac Cinzori, Nate Harder, and Rowen VonPlagenhoef, finished 2nd in the tournament, but tied Berrien Springs for the co-championship.

The JV team of Diana Cardenas, Aaron Curtis, Alexia McColl, and Alex Marko finished 2nd in the tournament and finished 4th in the overall standings.

The team will be in action again on April 21-22 when they travel to Michigan State University for the 2017 Michigan High School Quiz Bowl State Championship.

More info link: www.hollandpublicschools.org/vnews/display.v/ART/58b965b05b3fe
Quiz Bowl Champions
The Holland High Varsity Quiz Bowl team captured the league title at the Allegan County Quiz Bowl League, February 27. This is the 7th league title for the team in the last 13 years. ...
Michigan School Band and Orchestra Festival

The 8th Grade Band, Concert Band and Wind Ensemble of the Holland High School Band Family participated in the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Festival held at Otsego High School in Otsego, Michigan, Feb. 23-24.

The Concert Band received a Division 2 (Excellent) rating and the 8th Grade Band and Wind Ensemble received a Division 1 (Superior) rating respectively. This is the second year in a row that select large and chamber Holland HS Band Program ensembles have received a Division 1 (Superior) rating.

All ensembles were complemented throughout the event by judges and other band directors on the way they represented our community both behaviorally and musically. Congrats to all the students for their hard work to achieve such high marks. Go Dutch!

More info link: www.facebook.com/Holland-Band-Parents-Association-637252396309419/
Michigan School Band and Orchestra Festival
The 8th Grade Band, Concert Band and Wind Ensemble of the Holland High School Band Family participated in the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Festival held at Otsego High School in Otsego, Michi...