Principal:  Mr. Russell E. Stevener Jr
 Assistant Principal: Ms. Lisa Gentile

Building Secretary:
Mrs. Regina Narbone
Contact Information:
Main Office 865-8154
Attendance 865-7292
High School Fax 865-4069
Guidance Office 865-4102
Athletic Office 865-7273
Nurse's Office 865-7234
Cafeteria 865-7242
Pool 865-7255
Music Office 865-7229

Class of 2015, on behalf of the faculty and staff of
Holland Patent Central Schools,
congratulations and good luck in all your future endeavors.


Students Earn Associates Degree Prior to HS Graduation

MV Grads
With hard work and dedication two senior students, Ben Greco (left) and Andrew Gehrig (right) have met the requirements to earn associates degrees from MVCC prior to their high school graduation. These students were part of the commencement ceremony at MVCC on May 15th and will graduate from Holland Patent in June.
Important:  Please note that the Athletic Awards ceremony originally scheduled for Tuesday, June 2 has been rescheduled for Monday, June 15 at 6 PM.

Congratulations to the Baseball Team on a Great Season

baseball team
The Varsity baseball team completed their season as CSC Champions and Runners Up in Section 3. 
Their record of 20-2 was the best Coach Parsons can remember.
Congratulations on a winning season boys!


Softball Team Captures Its Share of CSC Title

Congratulations to the girls' softball team who claimed their share of the CSC title and finished their regular season with an amazing 16-2 record!

Hunter Richard NHSCA Academic All-American

Hunter Richard was recently named as an NHSCA Academic All-American for the second year in a row. Hunter was the Division II NYS champion this year. He won third place at the state tournament and fourth at the NHSCA Freshman Nationals. Hunter has a 171-23 career record and is ranked third in his class of 120 with a 4.0 GPA.
Congratulations Hunter!
Adrienne Lyon Congratulations to Adrienne Lyon, 3rd year Graphics/ Photography student, for having her photograph published in the April 2015 issue of The Sun magazine. The Sun is an independent, ad-free magazine that publishes the work of "emerging and established artists who are striving to be thoughtful and authentic.” The Sun receives nearly a thousand photographs each month but only uses 10-30 per issue. Adrienne received a fee for the one-time use of her photograph as well as a one-year subscription to the magazine.

Don't Be a Distracted Driver - It Can Wait!

it can wait
Join Peyton Cole, Stephen McGahey and Lindsay Sullivan
(It Can Wait advocates) in promoting safe driving practices. For more information about distracted driving,
visit A T & T'
s page here
To view tips and videos from the students' presentation, go to our It Can Wait page here.
 it can wait
Students - Download one of the apps that prevent texting while driving and Mr. Stevener or Officer Copperwheat will give you an It Can Wait bracelet as a reminder to not text and drive.
Try the It Can Wait Texting and Driving simulator here:  


New Courses at HPHS

Nano Physics is a project-based course taught by Ms. Vanderhoef where students will explore physics concepts such as: energy, light, and forces on the nano-scale, which are the foundations for current research and industry in nano-scale devices.  Students will be investigating how these concepts pertain to the real-world in fields such as: electronics, medicine, and green energy.  This includes topics, such as: photolithography, which allows the building of nano-scale circuits and mechanical actuation systems for chip manufacturing; and additive manufactuing (3D printing), where cutting-edge research is exploring the potential for building organs for transplant patients.

Freshman Seminar is a year-long course is designed to help  incoming freshmen manage the academic rigor and social issues of high school.  Taught by Mrs. Heather Roberts and Mr. John Riemenschneider, this course covers various study skills, note-taking, test-preparation, research procedures, and reading and writing strategies. Students will learn and practice organizational skills that they can apply to all their classes.

The course will also address social issues that affect freshmen as they begin to explore high school and post-secondary planning. Freshman Seminar is designed to help students during their transition to high school – its academic and personal demands – and help ensure their educational success.

HP High School

Success Is The Only Option

At Holland Patent High School
our students will be
college and career ready
by the time they graduate.

America's Best High Schools
Holland Patent Central School
is ranked one of the top
schools in the nation by
High School Rankings!
  • Holland Patent High School rated a High Progress School
    by the State Education Department of NY.
     Criteria set by the State Education Department:
     High Progress – High School

    Performance Index – the school’s combined ELA and Mathematics Performance Index places it among the
    top ten percent in the State in terms of gains between the most recent assessment data and the data from the prior year.
    Holland Patent School District rates in the top two schools in Oneida County for graduation rates at 97%.
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