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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 – Palmer Celebrates the 60s

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September 30th, 2014
Palmer, Mass. (WGGB) - Last week Palmer High School hosted a 60's day. The school welcomed the son of Ken Kesey, author of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and his tour bus. They are promoting drug free fun and freedom of expression while...

abc40 Honor Roll – Local Students Help Children

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September 26th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -  Nobel Hospital has a junior volunteer program for students aged 15-17.  And Kira Clark and Elizabeth Bull recently donated coloring books and crayons to the hospital. These supplies will be given to children in the...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Local Student Granted Award

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September 24th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) Senior Michael Sweeney was named as a commended student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.  Students that get named commended students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success. One and a half...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Celebrate Rosh Hashana

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September 22nd, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -  In preparation for Rosh Hashana, students at Heritage Academy have been learning about the traditions associated with the holiday. Students in kindergarten, second and third grades were also presented with an excited...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Get Business Lesson

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September 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -  Students at Putnam Vocational High School are working at the Freedom Credit Union getting real-world experience as Bank tellers. The full-service branch will be open to the  public whenever school is in session. The...

ABC40 Honor- Students Remember 9/11

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September 16th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -  Students at LYA Academy in Longmeadow honored the victims of the September 11th attacks with a special ceremony. It was honor by eight grade students. The kids made speeches, read poems, and sang the Star Spangled...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Holyoke High Showing Big Improvement

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September 15th, 2014
HOYLOKE, Mass. (WGGB) Holyoke High School announced that the number of qualifying scores  earned by students taking the college boards advanced placement exams has increased by 86% from last year. Plus, in two years Holyoke High School's A-P...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Summer Fair Kicks Off School Year

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September 12th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - Students at Lubvitcher Yeshiva Academy held their sizzling summer barbecue. More than 200 community members gathered for the 8th annual event. There were fun activities for the kids, including obstacle courses, bounce...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Cub Scouts Launch Off

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September 11th, 2014
LUDLOW, Mass. (WGGB)-  Cub Scouts learned about how to build model rockets. They got to see how the engine works and most importantly how to stay safe.  They watched the rockets launch as high as one thousand feet in the air. It's one of many...

Holyoke Promotes Literacy

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September 10th, 2014
HOLYOKE. Mass. (WGGB) - On Sunday, September 7, students, and members of the community came together to promote literacy. The Holyoke Early Literacy Initiative is a group in Holyoke designed to dramatically increase early literacy rates. It's done...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Receive a Back to School Surprise

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September 9th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -  Student's at the Homer Street Elementary School in Springfield  were surprised by gifts from a school supply drive held by the students and staff at Western New England University. College students collect the supplies...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Honor Those that Past

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September 8th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -  Sports management students held a dodge ball tournament to remember some of their classmates. They raised money for a mural of past students who had died too soon. The tournament raised more than one-thousand...

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...