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ABC40 is looking to recognize all the good going on in our area schools.

That’s why we’re launching the ABC40 Honor Roll. Each day on 40 in the Morning and ABC40 News at 5:30 p.m., we’ll put the spotlight on a student, class or club that’s doing something special.

We’re looking for you to send us information about all good things - large and small - that you feel are worth recognition, especially those that acknowledge achievement in academics, citizenship and the arts.

Please feel free to email your suggestions to 40inthemorning@wggb.com.

For certain events, we may wish to send a news crew, but if it’s something that’s already taken place, we’d be happy to use your images (*.jpg files preferred) on the air.

We are greatly looking forward to working with you to show off the best Western Massachusetts has to offer - our children.

ABC40 Honor Roll – SADD Runs Special Program for Students

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June 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Students at Easthampton High School will help run a meeting on underage drinking and drug use. Students from the group Students Against Destructive Decisions or SADD will run a special program for current 7th and 8th...

ABC Honor Roll – Students Celebrate Last Day of School

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June 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - On Wednesday White Street Elementary School in Springfield held their "last day of school parade." More than 100 young students walked along Sumner Ave with their teachers, carrying banners and home made instruments....

ABC 40 Honor Roll: Homer Street Elementary Celebrates Flag Day

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June 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – ABC 40 Honor Roll headed to the Homer Street Elementary School in Springfield Monday. There, students celebrated Flag Day with a ceremony and awards assembly. It began with the Pledge of Allegiance, and then each...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Get Lesson on Their Heritage

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June 2nd, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - Students at Heritage Academy learned about art and their heritage from a very talented artist. Louise Nevelson visited the students and shared her latest works and she helped the kids create their own. Decades ago...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Dress for History

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May 29th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)  - Fourth through Eight grade students at The St. Thomas the Apostle School in West Springfield took part in the  Character Parade. Fourth grade students dressed as their favorite story character while the rest...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Bring Literature to Life

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May 28th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) - Sixth grade students from Lander Grinspoon Academy participated in "Letters About Literature."  A reading and writing contest for students grade 4 through 12. Students were asked to read a book, poem or speech and write...

ABC40 Honor Roll- Holyoke Catholic Student Gets Honors

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May 22nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) - Last week Holyoke Catholic High School Senior, Samira You, was awarded a 4th place grand award in Animal Science. This follows her first place honors at an International Science and Engineering fair in Los Angeles earlier...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Week of Giving

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May 21st, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) - The Fairview Middle School in Chicopee will be holding a "Week of Giving" during the week of May 26. Students and staff will be collecting donations for Dakin and T.J. O'Conner Animal Shelters. The school will make it a...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Show Off Technology

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May 20th, 2014
LONGMEADOW,Mass. (WGGB) - Longmeadow students of all ages are gearing up for their "Technology in Education Showcase." Students from elementary school to high school will showcase how they integrate technology into their education. It will...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Soldier Home Honors Student

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May 19th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -  Girl Scout Lyndsey Pisano, a junior at Holyoke Catholic and a senior girl scout with troop 40-144 in South Hadley was honored last week by The Soldiers Home in Holyoke for community service. She developed a program to...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Hamdpen County Teachers Recognized

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May 16th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) - A group of local teachers were honored Thursday night. The teachers were recognized by The Harold Grinspoon Foundation at the Log Cabin in Holyoke. The annual Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Gear up for Big Production

May 15th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - Students at Veterans Park School in Ludlow are proud to announce their upcoming drama club production of Aladdin Jr. More than 100 fourth and fifth graders are putting on the production. The students will be performing...

ABC40 Honor Roll – “Battle of the Books”

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May 14th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - St. Mary's Academy student's in Longmeadow are working on a year-long challenge to promote literacy in their school. As part of the "Battle of the Books" third and forth grader students signed a pledge last year to...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Student Raises Money for Ronald McDonald Fund

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May 13th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - Ryanne Fournier is an eight grader at The Glenbrook Middle School in Longmeadow.  And after taking a tour of the Ronald McDonald House with her grandmother, earlier this year, she wanted to give back. Ryanne and her...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Commemorate Holocaust Victims

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May 12th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB ) - Students at Heritage Academy recognized "Remembrance Day for the Holocaust and Heroism." Sixth grade students organized the assembly to commemorate the tragic event. The gathering included poetry readings and a...