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posted Oct 16, 2017, 7:17 AM by Holliston Public Schools


Dr. Ruth Potee will give a seminar on drugs and alcohol abuse in partnership with HDAAC

7:00 pm at Holliston High School Auditorium

The legalization of marijuana in MA has resulted in mixed messages and confusion about the dangers of drug use. Dr. Potee, a board-certified Family Physician and Addiction Medicine physician, will address this during her seminar to parents and students to provide education and insights about substance abuse and addiction. As the Medical Director for the Franklin County House of Corrections, the Franklin Recovery and Treatment Center and the Pioneer Valley Regional School District, as well as the Chair of the Healthcare Solutions of the Opioid Taskforce of Franklin County, Dr. Potee has wide-ranging experience on this subject and will speak candidly to her audience to inform and educate students and parents alike.

Annual Fall One Acts Coming Soon!

posted Oct 13, 2017, 5:49 AM by Adam Steiner   [ updated Oct 13, 2017, 5:50 AM ]

Don’t miss the fantastically talented Adams Middle School ReAct Players in the annual Fall One Acts! The “One Acts” is a show comprised of 2 separate one-act plays.  See the amazing performers take you on 2 journeys of inspirational hope, hilarious comedy and pure fun.  This year’s plays are Making Nice by Alan Haehnel. This is a funny and inspiring story about an acting troop as they tirelessly work to perfect their performance under the command of their tyrannical director. The Actor Games by Wade Bradford.  This Hunger Games parody is a hilarious and entertaining view of a society that has become obsessed with anything drama and stage related. 

Friday November 3rd @ 7pm and Saturday November 4th @ 7pm at the Robert Adams Middle School Auditorium.Ticket price $8 and are available for purchase at the RAMS cafeteria the week prior to the show or at Coffee Haven and Kamala Boutique beginning Oct. 23rdDon’t miss this event, it's sure to be a blast. 

The Wizards are Coming to Town!

posted Oct 12, 2017, 6:57 AM by Holliston Public Schools

Mark your calendars for Sunday, November 19th, to watch the teachers and townies of the Holliston Heat face the Harlem Wizards!  This annual event is always a great time for the whole family, and it is always sold out.  Tickets go fast, so don't wait to get yours!  

Tickets are available at harlemwizards.thundertix.com/events/111603

Presented by Holliston Youth Basketball and Athletic Boosters.  

Not a school sponsored event.

6th Grade Dance Lessons - Sign Up is Now Open

posted Oct 12, 2017, 5:33 AM by Holliston Public Schools

"Let's Dance!," a fun social dance program for 6th grade boys and girls is about to get underway! We are pleased to have once again engaged the services of Mr. Paul Lamoureaux to give six weeks of dance instruction to our students. Boys and girls will learn popular fad dances, as well as standards, using current pop music. Social etiquette and appropriate behavior are also taught and practiced each week. Students will develop a greater sense of social self-confidence, establish positive manners, and enhance their ability to interact respectfully with adults and peers alike.

Registration form for the 6th grade dance lessons is attached.  

Its Time for the Annual HMPA Citrus Fundraiser!

posted Oct 11, 2017, 1:10 PM by Holliston Public Schools

The annual Holliston Music and Arts Parents Association Citrus Fundraiser is now underway!    Enjoy fresh Florida Navel Oranges, Grapefruit  and mixed cartons of Oranges and Grapefruit in 20 lb. cartons for $29 or 40 lb. cartons for $39.  We have added new items - Hamlin juice oranges, mandarin oranges, Washington delicious apples and new combos!    

Orders are due Friday, November 3, cash or check payable to HMAPA,  and delivery will take place on 12/4, 12/5 or 12/6.  You may also order online by going to our website, www.hollistonmusicandarts.org  and click to order citrus.  You can “ship to organization” for lower prices and truck delivery to Holliston High Cafeteria for your pick up or “ship to recipient”  to have your item shipped directly anywhere in the U.S. at premium prices, no pick up required.  

Band, chorus, theater, and art club students from Miller, RAMS, and HHS are selling citrus to help HMAPA  support the arts in Holliston public schools by funding teacher grants supporting the arts as well as scholarships.   Not interested in citrus?  Donate a carton to the Holliston Food Pantry.    Questions?  Contact Val Ogilvie at HMAPAfundraising@gmail.com or (508) 893 9767.    You can also support the arts in Holliston schools by membership in HMAPA or direct donation.   See our website!  Thanks for your support!

*Not a School Sponsored Event*

TONIGHT AT 7:00 P.M. - Parent Ed Night on Adolescent Psychology

posted Oct 11, 2017, 12:39 PM by Holliston Public Schools

TONIGHT - October 11th, 2017

Joani Geltman, Child Development and Parenting Expert will discuss adolescent psychology

7pm at Holliston High School Auditorium

Industry guru Joani Geltman will discuss how the brain affects our teen's behavior. Her seminar will cover the battle of the thinking brain vs the feeling brain; effective strategies for arguing - the 4 ways of fighting; effective strategies for keeping your teen safe as they explore the new world of teen life; how to teen-proof your home and cell-proof your teen. Dominique Ross, lead counselor of the Holliston High School Guidance Department, also be on hand to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to welcoming you this evening.

SEPAC Meet & Greet!

posted Sep 28, 2017, 1:02 PM by Holliston Public Schools

October 3rd, 7:00 p.m.

Girl Scout Registration Night - September 20th!

posted Sep 19, 2017, 11:12 AM by Holliston Public Schools

Destination Imagination Info Night!

posted Sep 13, 2017, 12:28 PM by Holliston Public Schools

Thursday, September 28th, 7-8 pm

The 7th Annual Tim's Trot is here!

posted Sep 12, 2017, 11:26 AM by Holliston Public Schools

Sunday, October 1st.

Registration is now open!

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