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

Softball Team Shares 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!

Senior Night Success

The varsity baseball team celebrates Senior Night.

In the words of Coach Parsons, "This year has been a very memorable year for Holland Patent baseball.  It has been an honor coaching you guys as well as watching you grow over the years throughout the program.  You all have been a great inspiration to the younger baseball players and have always led by example and it has shows through your success as Holland Patent baseball players.  Stephen, Jordan B., Jordan D., Daniel, Jared and Brandon, you will always be a part of the Holland Patent baseball family.  You will be remembered as one of the most outstanding senior classes in the history of Holland Patent baseball."

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!

Character Ed Breakfast

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, Nikki Lupia-Eannace and Jon Goodhines
(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.
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.

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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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