HPS Happenings
Middle School Sports

If you have a child who is interested in participating in middle school athletics this fall, please take note of the dates, times, and other information which can be found in the link below.

More info link: http://www.hollandpublicschools.org/athletics/2017-middle-school-parent-letter/
Middle School Sports
If you have a child who is interested in participating in middle school athletics this fall, please take note of the dates, times, and other information which can be found in the link below.
"The Brotherhood"

The Holland football team knows the OK Green is one of the toughest football conferences in the state. The Dutch are up front about it. And their chance at challenging for a league title is up front with the offensive line. Click the link to read more about five of Holland's six starters on the offensive line. The first varsity football game of the season is Thursday, August 24 at Wyoming High School. The first home varsity football game is Friday, September 15 at Hope College's Ray & Sue Smith Stadium. GO DUTCH!

Image use courtesy of The Holland Sentinel
More info link: www.hollandsentinel.com/sports/20170808/dutch-depth-on-line-will-key-season-for-holland-football
"The Brotherhood"
The Holland football team knows the OK Green is one of the toughest football conferences in the state. The Dutch are up front about it. And their chance at challenging for a league title is up fron...
Heights of Hope 5K Run

Holland Heights Staff will be at the Heights of Hope 5K on Wednesday August 16 meeting and greeting families of Holland Heights K-7 that are participating in this event. The event is taking place at Calvary on 8th Street, starting at 6:00.

Heights of Hope 5K Run
Holland Heights Staff will be at the Heights of Hope 5K on Wednesday August 16 meeting and greeting families of Holland Heights K-7 that are participating in this event. The event is taking place a...
Marching Band Performs August 4

The 2017 Holland High School Marching Dutchmen Band will be giving their first performance on Friday, August 4th at Holland High School of their 2017 halftime show entitled: Michael Jackson, The King Of Pop! Light refreshments will be served upon completion of the performance and we ask that each family brings a baked good/dessert to share at that time. Come on out, enjoy some great music and support these fantastic student musicians of the HHS Band Program!

Marching Band Performs August 4
The 2017 Holland High School Marching Dutchmen Band will be giving their first performance on Friday, August 4th at Holland High School of their 2017 halftime show entitled: Michael Jackson, The Ki...
Fall Sports Season Begins Aug 7

High School sports tryouts and practices begin the week of Aug. 7. Click the link for information.

More info link: http://www.hollandpublicschools.org/athletics/2017-high-school-fall-sports/
Fall Sports Season Begins Aug 7
High School sports tryouts and practices begin the week of Aug. 7. Click the link for information.
HPS Alums named to Sentinel Top 10 Male Athletes List

Holland grads Chris DeJong and Eric Solis were recently named as 2 of the top 10 high school athletes from the Holland area.

Click the More Info link to read the Sentinel article.

Image use courtesy of The Holland Sentinel

More info link: www.hollandsentinel.com/sports/20170730/chris-dejong-one-of-sentinels-top-10-hs-male-athletes
HPS Alums named to Sentinel Top 10 Male Athletes List
Holland grads Chris DeJong and Eric Solis were recently named as 2 of the top 10 high school athletes from the Holland area. Click the More Info link to read the Sentinel article. ...
From Migrant Student to HPS Teacher

Nayeli Venegas, a teacher at Holland Language Academy, was recently featured in a Holland Sentinel article on former migrant students who are now working professionally in the Holland area. Click the link to the Sentinel article to read more. Image use courtesy of The Holland Sentinel.

More info link: www.hollandsentinel.com/news/20170716/children-of-migrant-workers-find-home-prosper-in-holland
From Migrant Student to HPS Teacher
Nayeli Venegas, a teacher at Holland Language Academy, was recently featured in a Holland Sentinel article on former migrant students who are now working professionally in the Holland area. Click t...
HHS Band Program Car Wash

HHS Band Program Car Wash! (All 8th-12th grade HHS Band Program Members) The HHS Band Program will be having a carwash on Saturday, July 22nd from 10 am-2 pm at Biggby (1000 Washington Ave, Holland, MI 49423)! Each HHS Band student is asked to sign up for a shift (10 am-noon or noon-2 pm) to help fundraise for the needs of the HHS Band Program. In addition to supporting the band with you peers, the carwash is a great time to come and hang out with the HHS Band Family! If you can donate either old towels or sponges to help with this event as we are in need of those items particularly, that would be fantastic! The sign-up sheet will be available on Wednesday, July 19th to sign up. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions or concerns.

More info link: www.facebook.com/Holland-Band-Parents-Association-637252396309419/
HHS Band Program Car Wash
HHS Band Program Car Wash! (All 8th-12th grade HHS Band Program Members) The HHS Band Program will be having a carwash on Saturday, July 22nd from 10 am-2 pm at Biggby (1000 Washington Ave, Holland...
Getting Ahead of the Game

Talk about getting prepared. Pre-Band Camp doesn't begin until next week (July 24), but Marching Band Director Demetrius White and his team already have "sectional rehearsals" underway. Go Dutch!

Getting Ahead of the Game
Talk about getting prepared. Pre-Band Camp doesn't begin until next week (July 24), but Marching Band Director Demetrius White and his team already have "sectional rehearsals" underwa...
Meet Up and Eat Up, Summer Meals for Kids

Meet Up and Eat Up, a program from the Michigan Department of Education, provides free food over the summer for kids across Michigan. You can find locations all around the Holland Area by going to this link on our website.

More info link: www.hollandpublicschools.org/our-district/food-service/meet-up-and-eat-up-summer-2017/
Meet Up and Eat Up, Summer Meals for Kids
Meet Up and Eat Up, a program from the Michigan Department of Education, provides free food over the summer for kids across Michigan. You can find locations all around the Holland Area by going to ...
An icy cool treat!

First graders at Holland Language Academy have read more than 15,000 books in Spanish this past school year.

Their hard work were rewarded with ice cream.

The link below will take you to the story in the Holland Sentinel.

More info link: www.hollandsentinel.com/news/20170612/first-graders-read-15k-books-in-spanish-over-school-year
An icy cool treat!
First graders at Holland Language Academy have read more than 15,000 books in Spanish this past school year. Their hard work were rewarded with ice cream. The link below will ta...
"Schools of Choice" Applicants - Act Soon

Students are invited to attend HPS this fall using our area's "Schools of Choice" process. Applications must be turned in by June 27. The link below provides all of the details.

More info link: bit.ly/2sj09SW
"Schools of Choice" Applicants - Act Soon
Students are invited to attend HPS this fall using our area's "Schools of Choice" process. Applications must be turned in by June 27. The link below provides all of the details.
Commencement DVD Order

Would you like a DVD copy of Commencement 2017 held in the DeVos Fieldhouse on May 30? The link to place your order is below. Each DVD costs $15.

More info link: bit.ly/2rFKuQn
Commencement DVD Order
Would you like a DVD copy of Commencement 2017 held in the DeVos Fieldhouse on May 30? The link to place your order is below. Each DVD costs $15.
Class of 2017 Soars!

Grads in Holland High's Class of 2017 began their "official" celebrations at their Honor Convocation on Thursday, May 25.   

This event – held this year at First Reformed Church – recognized a wide range of scholarships and awards earned by the grads.

The grads definitely deserved the high praise which came their way. So far, they have garnered more than $4.3 million in scholarships and awards!

Class of 2017 Soars!
Grads in Holland High's Class of 2017 began their "official" celebrations at their Honor Convocation on Thursday, May 25.    This event – held this year at F...
Operation Polar Plunge

Students of Holland High School were rewarded with free ice cream following their final exams on June 7, thanks to the Holland Department of Public Safety's "Operation Polar Plunge" new ice cream truck.

Click on the link below to read more.

More info link: www.hollandpublicschools.org/vnews/display.v/ART/59398d8eaaa49
Operation Polar Plunge
Students of Holland High School were rewarded with free ice cream following their final exams on June 7, thanks to the Holland Department of Public Safety's "Operation Polar...