With the 2017 school year starting Aug. 17, Holyoke schools have welcomed seven new teachers and an elementary school counselor on board.
The 20 mph school zone speed limit on East Johnson Street south of Holyoke City Park and the elementary school has been extended from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Holyoke teacher and coach Scott Dille was recognized Friday, Aug.
Three seats are up for election in Holyoke School District Re-1J in the Nov. 7 election. The terms of Kris Camblin, Patricia Wiebers and Nici Akey expire.
Holyoke School District Re-1J has been accepted to participate in a pilot program for a new accountability system called Student-Centered Accountability Project.