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Summer Reading & Math

Program of Studies SY18-19

Please review the program of studies SY18-19

NEW TRAFFIC MAP FOR HOLBROOK SCHOOLS

Please be aware of the new traffic map at the Holbrook PreK-12 complex. 

THE PERMANENT ENTRANCE AND EXIT OF THE HOLBROOK PK-12 COMPLEX WILL BE IN USE. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW EXIT.  SAFETY OFFICIALS WILL BE DIRECTING THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC.
This will take effect on
Monday, December 11, 2017.

New Traffic Plan Effective 12/11/17

See here to enlarge photo.  

October Calendar and Lunch Menu

See here for the October calendar of events for Holbrook Middle High School

october calendar

See here for the October lunch menu for Holbrook Middle High School

food plate

 

 

Bus Update

 

                                         Bus

Bus 2 and Bus 3 have been arriving late to school. In order to resolve this issue, the bus will pick up earlier.

Bus 2 will begin pick up at 6:40 AM.
Bus 3 will begin pick up at 6:55 AM.

These times will begin on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Please be sure to plan accordingly.

Revised Bus Routes for 2017-2018

 

Click here to see all bus routes

*Please note that AM routes for the Middle-High School     have been revised, effective September 1st.

Bus Transportation Grades K-12

This fall, we are attempting to transport all students in Grades K-12 living one mile or more from school.

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Please inform us of your transportation plans by returning this form to the school offices as soon as possible. 
Have a safe and enjoyable summer!

Summer Reading

Summer is a great time to read and enjoy a young adult novel or informative nonfiction.

       summer reading

Summer reading is required of all students at Holbrook Middle High School. Please see the appropriate links below for your grade level.
Grade 6 and 7
Grade 8 and 9
Grade 10 and 11
Seniors 

In addition, please view the following links on book talks. These can be used as a guideline for creating your own book talk.

Good Book Talk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWgVQNgBlpg

What not to do in your book talk!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPcw1V2hvkY

Jr Sr High School Final Tour

        walk through

Freshman Class Fundraiser

Class of 2020
Cookie Dough/Pastry Fundraiser

Cookie Dough/Pastry Fundraiser
See here to order delicious breads, desserts and more...

Mr. Monteith's Services

Wake:
Family and friends are cordially invited to visiting hours from 
4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 10th, at the
Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home,
98 Bedford St. Bridgewater. 

http://www.ccgfuneralhome.com/obit/richard-j.-monteith

Funeral:
A  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 11th, at St. Ann’s Church, 660 North Main St., Raynham.
(Please go directly to the church at 9:30.) 

SHOWCASE EVENT

 Wednesday, December 14th at 6:30pm 
Holbrook Junior Senior High School - A Path To Success!

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All parents, guardians, and members of the community are invited to our Showcase Event where we will be highlighting our college preparatory and advanced placement courses; our expanding academic electives and extracurricular activities; and our supportive and personal approach to education. Come learn about the innovative programs that will be available in our new school facility and the changes that our talented and committed faculty is making to provide an increasingly rigorous and challenging educational experience for all students.

Parent Conferences

Report cards were sent home with students on Thursday, November 10th.
Parent conferences will be held Thursday, November 17th
 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
   6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Appointments may be made by contacting staff via email, phone, or by completing an appointment request form found here.  

(This is an early release day for students. Dismissal will be at 11:15.)

Open HOuse

 

Holbrook Jr. Sr. High School
Thursday, September 22nd  6:30 p.m.

Parents/guardians will have the opportunity to follow their student's schedules and meet their teachers. This is a chance to become familiar with the expectations and guidelines for each course.  We hope to see you then!
 

BOY'S SOCCER TRYOUTS


Boy's soccer Tryouts will take place Monday, August 29th at the JFK from 2:30-4:30.

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Bus transportation will be provided from the Junior-Senior High School to the JFK. 

Final Exams

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE

Final exams will be administered on the following days:

   Monday, June 13     Periods 1 and 2 exams

Tuesday, June 14    Period 3 and 4 exams 

Wednesday, June 15  Period 5 and 6 exams

Students will dismissed at 11:15 on these exam days.

The last day of school will be June 16th. Dismissal will be at 11:15.  

Graduation

 June 4, 2016  

                                                                             

Holbrook Junior Senior High School 2016 Graduation ceremonies begin at 11 a.m. in the high school gymnasium. 

Spring Concert

   Wednesday, May 25,  6:30 p.m.
    HJSHS Auditorium
 

               
South School Chorus and Band
Junior/Senior High School Chorus and Band,
Show Choir and Senior Spotlight Performances

Culture Fair

HOLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL CULTURE FAIR
                

 Thursday, May 26th    5-7 p.m.
 HJSHS Cafeteria

*Food*Music*Dancing*Information Tables

ART FAIR

HJSHS ART FAIR   
                                                     
 Thursday, May 26th  5 - 7 p.m.
Holbrook Jr. Sr. High School Gymnasium
                               

The Circus is Coming!

                      

              Friday, April 8th at 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. 
Sponsored by the Holbrook Elementary Parent Group
Click here for details: /userfiles/38/my files/circus.pdf?id=2574

National Honor Society Induction

                              

        Please join Holbrook Junior Senior High School Chapter of the National Honor Society in welcoming our new inductees on

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
7:00 p.m.
High School Auditorium

Girl's Varsity Basketball

                                               

Girl's Varsity Basketball Senior Night

February 3rd versus Avon

JV at 3:15 pm 
Varsity at 4:45 p.m.

Dance Party

The Holbrook Junior Senior High School Performing Arts Department invites you to the

Mary Poppins Dance Party
Friday, February 5, 2016
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Come dressed as your favorite Disney character!

See here for more details!
/userfiles/38/my files/mary poppins dance party.doc?id=2404

Coaches Vs. Cancer Update

This winter, the Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Teams and Student Council also teamed together to raise money for “Coaches Against Cancer,” a division of the American Cancer Society.  Through their efforts, a donation of $2,200.00 was raised and donated to the American Cancer Society in memory of Tim Chisholm, the husband of our valued HJSHS community member, Pat Chisholm. 

On behalf of all of us at the Junior-Senior High School, we would like to thank the entire JSHS community for their support of our efforts.

Giving Back

This October the members of the Varsity Boys’ Soccer Team, JV and Varsity Volleyball Teams and Student Council teamed together and raised nearly $2,000.00 to support local families who have been directly affected by breast cancer.  Three families were nominated and were the recipients of “Family Day” gift baskets.

          

Papa Gino's Fundraiser

      Papa Gino's / Holbrook Girl's Basketball
       Community Fundraiser
  

                              

                         Sunday, December 13, 2015
                              4-9 p.m.
                  Papa Gino's in Randolph 
                     

Coaches vs.Cancer

Come and support the Holbrook Bulldogs as they open the 2015-2016 basketball season and raise funds to support the American Cancer Society
and Coaches vs. Cancer

Friday, December 11th
Boy's Game at 4:00       
Girl's Game at 6:00
Admission Prices:
$5.00 adult admission- game only
$10.00 adult admission and T-shirt

$3.00 students/senior citizens-game only
$7.00 student/senior citizens admission and T-shirt

Bulldog Sweatshirts and Sweatpants

Stay warm this winter with Holbrook Bulldog apparel. Sweatshirts and sweatpants are available for purchase now through Friday, December 4th
                               

GREAT GIFT IDEAS!

JSHS Parent Conferences

  Thursday, November 19th is a half day with an 11:15 dismissal. Afternoon conferences will be held from 12 noon to 2:30 p.m. Evening conferences will be held from 6-8:00 p.m.  

         

To schedule a conference, please submit this request form to your child's teacher. /userfiles/38/my files/parent conferences fall 2015.doc?id=945 
 

Junior Honor Society Food Drive

Junior Honor Society

    

through November 25th

Robotics Team Bottle and Can Drive

Please support the Robotics Team  

Saturday, November 14, 2015

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Holbrook Junior Senior High School

CAN AND BOTTLE DRIVE

Please consider donating your redeemable cans and bottles to the Robotics Team.  Cans and bottles may be dropped off at the high school. Home pick up is available if you are not able to transport your bottles. For home pick up please contact Dick Monteith at
rmonteith@holbrook.k12.ma.us

All proceeds help defray the cost of materials, tools,
competition fees, travel expenses and other
related costs.

 Thank you for your support!


 

 

2017 YARD SALE

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2015

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

JSHS Parking Lot

Please consider donating your gently used, new or unwanted items that you would like to sell at this year's school yard sale.  All proceeds will be contributed to the class of 2017 prom expenses.

To donate items, please contact Brian Oliveira at 

boliveira@holbrook.k12.ma.us

 

DIG PINK VOLLEYGAME

Come see our seniors in their last home volleyball game as they take on Sacred Heart. Junior Varsity game begins at 4 and Varsity game begins at 5:15. 

Raffles and snacks will be sold to benefit Breast Cancer Research.

                                    

                                         GO BULLDOGS!!!!

HJSHS GOES PINK

                                                 

Throughout the month of October, the Boys’ Soccer Team, Volleyball Teams, Student Council and various other organizations at the JSHS are collaborating to raise awareness about breast cancer and raise funds to support families in our community who are affected by this disease. We will be raising funds through the sale of shirts, donations, raffles and other sponsorships. All funds raised will be used to create “family day” gift baskets to the families of Holbrook Public Schools students who have an immediate family member who has been directly affected by breast cancer. 

For further information, see here:                                                                      /userfiles/38/my files/hjshs goes pink.pdf?id=749

 

 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Boy's Soccer Shirts

 This year the boy’s varsity soccer team is having alternate black jerseys made in coordination with their Breast Cancer Awareness fundraising efforts. They are selling replicas of the jerseys with all proceeds going to charity. The shirts are black long sleeve and are similar to a Nike Dri-Fit material. The cost is $22.

                                    

Shirt orders are due by Friday, October 16th. Order form is available here:    /userfiles/38/my files/breast cancer awareness shirts (2).pdf?id=716

 

                                                                   

Spirit Week 2015

Homecoming & Spirit Week 2015 

October 5-10

 

See full schedule of the week's events here:
/userfiles/38/my files/homecoming and spirit week flyer (3).pdf?id=680

GO BULLDOGS!

 

College Information Night

 

                           

 

Attention Class of 2016 Parents

Please join us on Tuesday, October 13th at 6:30 p.m.in room 112 at the Junior Senior High School for an informative presentation on preparing your student and yourselves for the college application process.  Topics will include narrowing college choices, the application process, financial aid and FAFSA assistance.  All 2016 parents and guardians are encouraged to attend. 

Also, a financial aid seminar will be held at Stonehill College on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.  See attachment for details.  /userfiles/38/my files/finanaid seminar.pdf?id=674

For Students

Ms. Moriarty will be available on Thursday, October 1st and Wednesday, October 7th in room 116 at 5 p.m. for assisting students with the Common App and other college concerns.  Please let her know in advance if you are attending.

MASS KIDS HEALTHY SMILES

Mass Kidz Healthy Smiles is returning to Holbrook Junior Senior High School on Thursday, October 1, 2015 to provide dental services to any interested students.  The team of dental hygienists provides services such as dental screenings, cleanings, fluoride, preventative education, and referrals as needed.  For more information about this program, visit www.masskidzhealthysmiles.com or feel free to contact Mrs. Froio at 781-815-1620.   If you would like your child to participate, please complete the attached form.

/userfiles/38/my files/dental permission form.pdf?id=649

Open House

September 15, 2015

The 2015-2016 school year is off to a great start at Holbrook Junior-Senior High School and we hope that with your continued interest and support together we can make a difference in the lives of all of our students.

 

Summer Reading

In our continuing effort to hold our students to high literacy standards, all students at Holbrook Junior Senior High School are required to complete summer reading and writing assignments.    

Please follow the links below for the appropriate grade levels. 

   

Parent Conferences 11/15 & 11/16 parent teacher conference
Freshman Class Fundraiser

Class of 2020
Cookie Dough/Pastry Fundraiser

2020 FUndraiser
See here to order these delicious desserts! 

Parent Teacher Conferences

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Thursday, March 9th
12-2:30 p.m.
6-8 p.m.

The Mattress Fundraiser

               Robotics Fundraiser

Second Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser 
Robotics Team HJSHS 

Saturday, February 25th 
10:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.

Back to the 80's

HJSHS presents...

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March 31- April 1, 2017

Don't miss the final musical performance at the current 
Holbrook Jr Sr High School!

Friday, March 31st   7 p.m.
Saturday, April 1st   2 p.m. and 7 p.m. 
Tickets Prices: $ 10 for seniors and students
  $12 for adults

Parent Group Meeting

Holbrook Jr. Sr. High School Parent Group Meeting 
Tuesday, December 13,
2016 at 6:30 p.m.
 at the HCAM Studio on the 2nd floor.

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National Honor Society Blood Drive

Blood Drive
November 18th, 2016
  8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Appointments are necessary. See 
here for details:

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Sponsored by Children's Hospital and the Holbrook Chapter of the National Honor Society

Spirit Week Events

SPIRIT WEEK 2016:  October 11-14th
T
ruPatriot  Tuesda
WashouWednesday

 Think Alike Thursday
Fanatic Bulldog Fan Friday

Check out details for the full week's festivities here:
/userfiles/38/my files/spirit week 2016.pdf?id=2814

Win an iPad

 

PDF available for download. Click here . Please email it to info@holbrook.k12.ma.us

 

ATHLETIC BOOSTERS

Holbrook Athletic Boosters will hold their first meeting on Thursday, September 8th at 6:30 p.m. in the teacher's room.  This is on the lower level of the high school across from the cafeteria. New members are welcome!

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Throughout the year, the Boosters plan and organize numerous events (Homecoming parade and dance, athletic banquets...)  that enhance the sports experience for our athletes.  Please consider giving your time and support to this group.


For further information, contact the Boosters at  Holbrookboosters@gmail.com

Spring Sports

MIAA TOURNAMENT
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BOY'S AND GIRL'S VARSITY BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TEAMS FOR WELL PLAYED SEASONS.

Both teams suffered tough losses in Thursday's games. Congratulations to all our graduating seniors as they move forward in the next chapter of their lives. 

We look forward to all our returning players making Holbrook proud next spring!

MIAA Tournament Game

After defeating Upper Cape on Thursday, the Bulldogs will advance to the quarterfinals of the MIAA tournament

Saturday, March 6th at 5:00 p.m.
at

Holbrook High School

Admission Prices:
Students and Senior Citizens: $5.00
Adults: $7.00

The Bulldogs will take on CASH (Community Academy of Science and Health). Come show your Holbrook Pride and support the Bulldogs!
 

Basketball Tournament

Come cheer on the Bulldogs in the first home tournament game: 

Thursday, March 3rd at 6:30 p.m.

 Ticket prices:
$2.00 Students
$ 5.00 Adult Admission


    

 GO BULLDOGS !

Spring Musical

   Holbrook Junior Senior High School
   Performing Arts Department presents

Mary Poppins

Friday, April 1st  7 p.m.
Saturday,  April 2  2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

 

                             
                

Community Volleyball Game

Come join the Lady Bulldogs as they host a

Community Volleyball Game

Friday, March 18, 2016

4:00 p.m.

Holbrook High School Gymnasium 

Career Fair

                               

Parents, Professionals and Students

Come join us for
Holbrook High School's Career Fair

Friday, April 29, 2016
Holbrook High School Gymnasium/Auditorium
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Please contact Katie Cleggett, Guidance Counselor, at kcleggett@holbrook.k12.ma.us with any questions!

Attention seniors!

                    

Yearbook deadlines are approaching!

The cost of the yearbook, if purchased or reserved with a deposit before February 8th is $85.  After February 8th the price increases to $90.  

Picture submission - January 13
Senior picture and write up - February 5
Advertisement submission  - February 7

See here for more yearbook information:/userfiles/38/my files/senior yearbook information 2016.pdf?id=2328

Bulldog Bangle Bracelets

The Class of 2016 invites you to celebrate the holiday gift giving season with this great gift idea:

                              

                                           Bangle Bracelet                     
                                                 
$20.00                                         

 

Release of Student Names and Addresses to Vocational School

Attention 7th and 8th Grade Parents,

Under a recently estalished state regulation, schools are required to release the names and addresses of all seventh and eighth grade students to the regional vocational school district in which the town is a member.  In the event a parent/guardian (or student 14 years or older) objects to the release of this information, the parent/student may state that objection in writing to the principal. Absent the principal's receipt of a written objection by November 9, 2015, the Holbrook Public Schools will release the name and address of each student in grades 7 and 8 to the Blue HIlls Regional Technical School DIstrict without further notice or consent.  

Sincerely,

Dr. Mary Ann DeMello 

Upcoming Events November
Spring Sports Banquet

Thursday,  June 8th
 6:00 pm
Holbrook Jr/Sr High School Cafeteria

banquet

Tickets will be sold on June 5th, 6th & 7th
(before & after school in the library and at lunches)

Athletes admitted free with ticket
Guests $7

NO tickets will be sold at the door

8th Grade S.T.E.A.M. Field trip

Hidden Figures

hidden figures

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Cost: $6.00 per student
All forms and payment are due no later than Monday, April 10th by 2:30 PM.

 Field trip forms will be distributed in grade 8 math classes. Additional forms are available here. **Students who have not paid their Student Activity fee for this year should do so at the main office. 

Bulldog Spirit Gear

Bulldog hoodies, jerseys, sweatshirts, and sweatpants are available for sale by the JSHS Student CouncilBulldog shirtsweatshirt

See here for ordering information. 

STEAM Family Event

Building STEAM...
(Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math)
Wednesday, March 8th
South School Auditorium
6-8 p.m.

This is a free family enrichment event and all are welcome.  A musical performance by the South School band will kick off a night of science,   art, learning and fun!
Preregistration is required.

See here for details...

Athletic Booster's Fundraiser

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   Thursday, March 30th
 11:30 a.m. -Closing time

On Thursday, March 30th, the Holbrook Athletic Boosters will be sponsoring a fundraiser at Jake and JOES in Braintree. Just bring this fundraiser ticket and enjoy lunch, dinner, drinks or take-out. When paying your check, give your server or bartender the fundraising ticket.
 Jake n JOES will contribute 20% of the total bill to the
Holbrook Athletic Boosters.
Download the fundraiser ticket here: 
/userfiles/38/my files/jake and joes.pdf?id=4018

FREE EVENT FOR PARENTS

Thursday, February 2, 2017  6:30 pm
Braintree High School Auditorium 
( This event is free and open to the public.)

                                                     Workshop for Parents

Featured Speaker: DR. RUTH POTEE is a nationally recognized expert in the area of adolescent brain development and its impact on teenage risk taking, including alcohol and substance abuse. She blends scientific research with a hands-on understanding of the challenges of raising healthy teens. She practices family medicine in Greenfield, MA and is Chair of the Healthcare Solutions Opioid Task Force of Franklin County.

Screenagers

Screenagers is a movie about the impact of the digital age on children.  It examines how families can minimize harmful effects and find balance in an online world.
Please join us on November 29th at 7 p.m. at the High School Auditorium for this worthwhile event. 

You are also invited to stop by our bake sale before or after the movie, hosted by the Junior Honor Society.  
Finally, take the digital distraction challenge!  How well do you really multitask?


To learn more about Screenagers or to watch a movie trailer, visit http://www.screenagersmovie.com/
For a parent guide to Screenagers see here.

Sports Physicals

SPORTS PHYSICALS
Sports physicals will be conducted in school by
Dr. Trembly on Wednesday, November 16th at 10:30 a.m.  
Any athlete competing in high school sports must have an up to date physical exam in order to participate. 

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See here for physical examination form. 

College Information Night

Monday, October 17th  
5-7 p.m.
Room 116

Artwork by Jorge Arroyo
For further information, see here: 
/userfiles/38/my files/college flyer.pdf?id=2808

FALL SPORTS TRYOUTS

Tryouts for fall sports are as follows: 

7th Grade Orientation

 

An Orientation Evening for students and their parents or guardians will take place on Thursday, August 25th. Our orientation program will begin in the Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will be able to join us to meet some of our staff and learn a bit more about our school. We look forward to seeing you and enjoy the rest of your summer.

HJSHS Goes Purple

HOLBROOK JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
DANA FARBER FUNDRAISER

    

Each one of us has been affected by cancer in some way. Recently, cancer has touched our community directly, and in raising money for pancreatic cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we join together to show that “no one fights alone."

For fundraising dates and opportunities to contribute, see here:
/userfiles/38/my files/hjshs goes purple.pdf?id=2604

Clothing Drive

     Please support the students of the Junior National Honor Society as they conduct a clothing drive to benefit the Salvation Army.

                              

Families are encouraged to donate gently used clothes in the collection bins at school. Donations will be accepted now through April 1st.  Thank you for your support!

Junior Parent Night

Please join us for

Junior Parent Night
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
6-8 p.m.  Room 107
hosted by the JSHS Guidance Department

   

Preparation for students and parents in post-secondary planning including the college search, parent do's and don'ts, SAT's and ACT's and more...

Holiday Concert

Please join us for our annual

Holiday Concert

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Junior Senior High School Auditorium
Toy donations for Holbrook Santa will be collected.

Bulldogs are Tournament Bound!

                         

Be sure to cheer on the Bulldogs in the coming days as they advance to the MIAA State Tournaments. 

On Friday, November 6th, the Girl's Varsity Volleyball team will compete at Sacred Heart at 4 p.m.  

Tournament Update: The boy's soccer team was defeated in the first round of play at Upper Cape by a score of 2-0.  Thanks to the team and Coach Oliveira for a great season!

Congratulations to all our fall athletes on their accomplishments this season.  

GO BULLDOGS! 

2018-2019 Bus Schedules *updated 8/28/2018 Bus image
Junior High Semi Formal

Junior High Semi-Formal
Friday, June 9th  
6:00-9:00 pm. 
Grades 7-8

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Tickets will be on sale June 1st -5th
$8 each

Holbrook Bulldog Cookbook

The Holbrook Jr/Sr High School Parent Group would like to invite you to participate in our first edition of the Holbrook Bulldog Cookbook which will be available in May 2017.  

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We are currently collecting recipes, cooking tips and anything that might make someone's cooking experience something to be repeated.  We have invited local businesses and hope to spread the word around town to all residents.   

Monster Mash!

MONSTER MASH!
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Come join in the fun!
Wednesday, October 26th 4-8 p.m.
HJSHS Cafeteria
See here for details:

/userfiles/38/my files/monster mash 2016 flyer.pdf?id=2852

College Fair

Friday, September 30th 
HJSHS Gymnasium
1:00 - 2:15

Juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from numerous colleges in our area. See here for the list of participating colleges: /userfiles/38/my files/college participants.pdf?id=2797  

MOCK TRIAL TEAM

GRADES 11 and 12
Informational Meeting
Tuesday, September 13 @ 2:15 in Room 208

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The Mock Trial team is open to juniors and seniors. For further information, please see Mr. Espie in room 208 or contact him at cespie@holbrook.k12.ma.us

Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness Day

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On Friday, September 23th, members of the HJSHS community will be asked to wear red in support of those who are affected by Sickle Cell Anemia. 
To learn more about Sickle Cell Amenia, visit  http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sickle-cell-anemia/basics/definition/con-20019348 

Holbrook Athletic Boosters

Winter/Spring Sports Banquet    
Thursday, June 9, 2016     6:30 p.m.
Randolph Elks, 21 School Street, Randolph, MA

                                                             

Tickets are $7 each and must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets will be sold in the school library before and after school. No tickets will be sold during class time

Sign the Beam!

                                       SIGN THE BEAM

                   

Sign the final construction beam! The beam will be in the high school parking lot from Friday afternoon on April15th to Monday, April 18th. Bring a Sharpie and leave your name on this great piece of Holbrook history.   

Sports Physicals

Dr. Trembly will be returning to perform sports physicals on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.  Parent permission forms must be signed and returned to Mrs. Frolio in order for a student to have a physical done at school. See here for permission slip: /userfiles/38/my files/physical permission form (2).doc?id=2469 

                                     

Just a reminder, physicals for sports expire thirteen months from the date of the lst physical on file with the school nurse.  Spring sports tryouts begin on March 21st. 

National Honor Society Gift Card Fundraiser

    
The National Honor Society will be conducting a gift card fundraiser for the holiday season.  You pay the face value of the gift card, but a percentage of its face value goes to the National Honor Society. 

Winter Sports Physicals
Dr. Tremblay, our school physician, will be coming to the HJSHS on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 9:00 to perform a physical for any student that needs a physical for sports or school requirements.  
 
The physical permission form can be found here:
/userfiles/38/my files/physical permission form.doc?id=821
Labels for Education

Holbrook Junior Senior High School participates in the Labels for Education program.  Please consider assisting us by collecting product labels from Campbells Soups, Prego sauces, Pepperidge Farm products and more.  

                      

Click here to view the list of eligible products./userfiles/38/my files/lfe_participatingproducts_fnl_80315.pdf?id=806 

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Use this link to view the SY18-19 HMHS Calendar of Events.  Click on the event to see more details.

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=holbrook.k12.ma.us_smnas5j9usoslfe2iffqa2a0mc%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America%2FNew_York

June Calendar and Lunch Menu

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See here for the June calendar of events.
See here for the June lunch menu. 

Pennies for Patients

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On Thursday, March 9th, all students were given a Pennies for Patients donation box. 

 From now until March 27, our school-wide goal is to raise over $650.00 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society by collecting quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies in these donation boxes. All coin donations should be brought to Miss Grant in
Room 103 for tallying.

In addition, online donations can be submitted by going to the following link.  http://www.studentseries.org/find-your-school?chapter=Massachusetts .
Once there, choose "Holbrook Junior Senior High School" and donate away!"
Thank you for your support!

MOCK TRIAL TEAM

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Good luck to the Holbrook Mock Trial Team! 

 Trial dates for Holbrook are listed below.  All trials are held at Stoughton District Court and are open to the public for viewing. Trials will begin at 1:30 and run approximately two hours.  

Monday, January 23  vs. Foxborough Regional Charter School

Tuesday, January 31 vs. Cardinal Spellman

Monday, February 6  vs. Sharon High School

Homecoming Dance

Homecoming Dance
Saturday, October 15th  
6:30-9:30
HJSHS Gymnasium


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Tickets for homecoming will be sold Tuesday & Thursday at lunch and Wednesday & Friday before & after school in the library.
Tickets are $15.   

CHESS CLUB

 The Holbrook Junior/Senior High School Chess Club will hold its first meeting on   Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 2:15 to 3:30 PM. All levels of players are welcome to join the Chess Club from students who do not know how to play to students who are very advanced. 

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Chess Club will meet in the Computer Lab, room 116 on Tuesday afternoons when school is in session.  Chess Club will not be held on early release days.

Interested students must complete the following application and return it to Mr. Tarnopol as soon as possible.  Membership is limited.
/userfiles/38/my files/chessclubapp.pdf?id=2723

Robotics Fundraiser

        Holbrook Jr/Sr. HS Robotics Team
    1st 
 Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser

Sunday, March 6, 2016
Holbrook High School Auditorium
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

First quality merchandise at 30 to 50% off retail prices!

                                   

TESTING SCHEDULE

                      

         State Testing Schedule 
                
Holbrook Junior Senior High School          Spring 2016

Harvard Model Congress

 

There is a mandatory meeting for all students who plan to participate in the Harvard Model Congress on Monday, November 9th in Room 108 right after school.  Please see Mr. Flannagan if you have questions.  The Harvard Model Congress will be held in Boston from February 18-21, 2016.  

This is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with high school students from around the country and learn about the lawmaking process.  For further information, log on to http://harvardmodelcongress.org/

 

 

 

Student Government Elections

Classes of 2018, 2019, 2020

elections

 Friday, June 2nd
For further information on student elections, see here.

May School Calendar and Lunch Menus

                                   

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   see  May School Lunch Menu  
see
May Calendar of School Events

Boston Bruins Pajama Drive

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Holbrook Jr Sr High School has teamed up with the Boston Bruins, the Department of Children and Families and Cradles to Crayons for their annual pajama drive. The PJ Drive’s goal is to collect 10,000 pairs of new pajamas for children and teens in need. 

Maria's Pizza/ Holbrook Athletes

             

Spirit Week T Shirts

HOMECOMING/SPIRIT WEEK
October 11th-14th

 Get your spirit week shirt for Wash-Out Wednesday and Fanatic Bulldog Fan Friday! Fanatic Bulldog Fan Friday Dry-Fit Short-Sleeve Screen-Printed Blue T-Shirt - $15.00
Wash-Out Wednesday Color Screen-Printed Short-Sleeve T-Shirt - $10.00
OR
BOTH SHIRTS FOR $20.00!!!


Order you Spirit Week gear here: 
/userfiles/38/my files/spirit week shirt order forms.pdf?id=2803

 

SCHOOL PICTURES

      
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School Picture Day is Friday, September 30th. 
See here for more information and ordering details:

/userfiles/38/my files/lifetouch pic1.pdf?id=2764 
/userfiles/38/my files/lifetouch.pdf?id=2773

Patriot's Day

Friday, September 9th is Patriot's Day at HJSHS
FREE TOM BRADY FRIDAY!

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Wear your Patriot's gear in support of the season opener on Sunday, September 11th against the Arizona Cardinals.
(School dress code rules still apply)

Bulldog Academy

                                        

BULLDOG ACADEMY

With MCAS and PARCC approaching, after-school support programs have been put in place for students in grades 7,8 and 9  to receive additional assistance in Math, English Language Arts and Science. 

Bulldog Academy will begin on Monday, March 14th. Sessions will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m.  For further information please see Principal DeMello's letter to parents here:  
/userfiles/38/my files/bulldogacademyletterhome2016.docx?id=2500

 

Class of 2018 Parents

College Information Night
Thursday, March 16th, 2017 @ 6:30
HJSHS Room 107

college prep
Topics will include SAT, SAT II, and the college selection and application process

Holbrook Hub Online

The Student News Site of Holbrook Junior Senior High School

Check out the Holbrook Hub online, the student news site of the Holbrook Junior-Senior High School.  See here for the latest Holbrook events. 

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

    Holbrook Junior Senior High School  
 Strength and Conditioning program.

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Any student at Holbrook Junior-Senior High School is eligible to participate in the afterschool conditioning program. Students must return a signed permission slip to
Mr. Gifford before they may attend these sessions. 
See here for permission slip:

HEALTHY SMILES

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Mass Kidz Healthy Smiles is returning to Holbrook Jr. Sr. High School on Friday, October 7, 2016.  This team of dental professionals provides preventative services to any interested students. Dental hygienists will provide a dental screening, cleaning, fluoride, dental sealants, and referrals as necessary. No x-rays will be done and this service will be at no cost to you. For more information about this program, visit their website at www.masskidzhealthysmiles.com or contact Mrs. Froio at 781-815-1620.  Informational packets will be distributed to all students on Thursday, September 22.  If interested, please complete the form and return to school nurse Mrs. Froio.

                                                                                                                                                                 

Holbrook Junior Senior High School: A Path to Success

Holbrook Junior Senior High School offers numerous opportunities for students to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Recent graduates have been accepted to colleges and universities that are competitive with high schools nationwide.  

 

Sports Physicals

Spring Sports Physicals
Friday, March 17th, 2017

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All athletes are required to have up to date physicals to play a sport.  Physicals for sports expire thirteen months from the date of the last physical on file with the school nurse.  See here for sports physical form. 

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Welcome back to all our students and families!


 

Several documents were sent home with students. Copies are provided here.
(Click READ MORE...)  Please be sure to view, sign and return all necessary forms to school this week. 

Lunch Price Increase for the 2016-2017 School Year

The Holbrook Public Schools School Committee voted on Thursday, July 21, 2016 to increase the lunch prices for the 2016-2017 School Year.  The prices increases are as follows:

John F. Kennedy Elementary School and South Elementary School will increase to $2.75
Holbrook Junior-Senior High School will increase to $2.85
Adult lunches will increase to $4.00

Summer reading

                                                                                                                       

This summer, the students of Holbrook Junior-Senior High School are being given the freedom to choose their summer reading book! In addition to reading one book of their choice , students are required to complete a summer reading assignment that is worth 5% of their first quarter grade. 

Click ...Read More... to links for summer reading assignments by grade level:

Parent Teacher Conferences

         

Parent Teacher Conferences will take place on Thursday, March 10th during afternoon and evening hours. To arrange an appointment with a particular teacher, please use the form provided: /userfiles/38/my files/parent conf spring 2016.pdf?id=2478 
***This is an early release day for students at 11:15 a.m.

Bulldog Store

GET YOUR BULLDOG  GEAR!

Visit the Booster's online store to purchase your Bulldog apparel:
https://stores.inksoft.com/holbrookboosters

GO BULLDOGS!