|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
School starts this week
Holyoke School District students were scheduled to head back to school this week, with classes beginning Thursday, Aug. 15.
A new class schedule was introduced this year. Elementary students will begin at 8:05 a.m. and will be dismissed at 3:40 p.m. At the JR/SR High, classes run from 8 a.m. to 3:37 p.m. with lunch from 12:26-1:03 p.m.
School Board nominations due Aug. 30
Terms expire this year for three members of the Holyoke Re-1J School District Board of Education. Those interested in seeking election to one of those three four-year positions have until Friday, Aug. 30 to file a written notice of intention and a nomination petition signed by at least 25 eligible voters. Petitions may be picked up at the superintendent’s office.
Terms for Jeff Tharp, Kris Camblin and Kim Killin expire this year. Tharp is term-limited after eight years of service, and Camblin and Killin indicated they intend to seek re-election.