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

Dylan Allen is Lacrosse Defensive MVP

Dylan Allen MVP
Dylan Allen, pictured with  Coach Arcuri and Assistant Coach Matt, was the Defensive MVP of the 2013 Section 3 Gordon Ohstrom Memorial Senior Lacrosse game.

Scholar Athletes

Sara Garrett  Nick Rubino
Congratulations to Sara Garrett and Nick Rubino, Section III Scholar Athlete award winners.

Midstate EMS Award Recipient

Jourdan Howard

In May, Midstate EMS hosted its annual awards banquet.  This event recognizes all Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers from Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties during National EMS Week. Honored at this event was HP Sophomore Jourdan Howard, who received the Youth Provider of the Year award.  Congratulations Jourdan!

Celebrating Commitment Day

Commitment Day
Pictured are just a few of the seniors who recently celebrated "Commitment Day."  This year, May 1st was the day when deposits and decisions are due. It's been a great admission year and Holland Patent has a lot to be proud of! 
Congratulations to all our seniors who have made their decisions!

Junkyard Wars Winners

Congratulations to the Holland Patent High School STEM Club for getting first place in Junkyard Wars at SUNY Poly’s Mohawk Valley Showcase!

School Boards Institute Student Achievement Award Recipient

Gracie Caggiano Gracie Caggiano is a recipient of this year's School Boards Institute Student Achievement Award.
The Student Achievement Awards are presented to high-school juniors who have demonstrated a positive attitude, which reflects initiative, a sense of responsibility and an ability to interact with others, including peers and faculty.

Recipients also perform academically to the best of their ability and participate in extracurricular and community activities. Other criteria include strong character values and a post-graduate commitment toward a career goal or higher education.
Congratulations Gracie!
 (Photo by Andrea Newland)

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

Take the Pledge to not text and drive -
Take the Pledge

To view tips and videos from students' presentation, go to our It Can Wait page here.
 it can wait
Curb the urge to text and drive.  AT&T DriveMode silences message alerts and auto-replies when you're driving to let friends and family know you can't respond. For more information and to download the app:
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:  


Freshman Seminar Course

Freshman Seminar is a year-long course designed to help  incoming freshmen manage the academic rigor and social issues of high school.  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.

Freshman Seminar 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.

2015 Graduation Highlights


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

HP High School

Welcome New Staff

A warm welcome to these new HS staff members:

Mr. Kirk Smith - Chemistry teacher

Ms. Kim Warwick - math teacher

Mrs. Cristy Carey - AIS ELA teacher

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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Our Mission

Holland Patent High School will be a positive, stimulating environment in which all may develop Holland Patent High School Mission Statement the academic and social skills for reaching their potential as productive responsible citizens in our ever-changing world.

It Can WAit  
Don't Be a Distracted Driver - Links to safe driving apps for your mobile device: