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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 – School Program gets Kids Moving

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April 8th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Teachers at Munger Hill Elementary school in Westfield recently started a before school physical activity program called BOKS. It stands for "Build Our Kids Success." It's a national program that combines play, physical...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Take Part in Geography Bee

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April 7th, 2014
  WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - William Scott and Adrian Orszulak both represented their schools in the State National Geography Bee at Worcester Academy, on Friday. William attends North Middle School in Westfield and Adrian attends St. Mary's in...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Chicopee Students get Honored

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April 4th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) - Students at Bellemy Middle School will be heading to Babson College this Saturday to compete in the "Massachusetts Future Problem Solving State Bowl" The school will be sending three teams. Several of the Bellamy...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Hold Leadership Day

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April 3rd, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - Last month students at Heritage and L.Y. Academy held their annual leadership day. Students gave presentations to several community leaders including Springfield mayor Dominic Sarno. They covered topics ranging from...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Collect Coins for Charity

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April 2nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) - Students at The Stefanik Elementary School raised more than seven hundred dollars for Lorraine's Soup Kitchen. The students took part in a week long "Coins for Charity" event in March. The entire third grade won a...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Northampton Student Headed to State Championship

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April 1st, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) - JFK Middle School student Nick Peterson has qualified as a semifinalist for the Massachusetts State Geography Bee. He will be competing against students from all across the state, in Worcester, this Friday. The...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Jump for Health

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March 31st, 2014
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - The kids at Meadowbrook Elementary School in East Longmeadow made the most of a rainy day last week as the kids "jumped rope for the heart." The event is state-wide and benefits the American Heart Association....

ABC40 Honor Roll – Japanese Students Visit Springfield School

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March 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -The High School of Commerce in Springfield hosted a group of students from Japan. Thirty students from Tokyo paid a visit to the school earlier this week. The students came to shadow the English Language Learners,...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Kids Race for a Cause

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March 26th, 2014
HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -  Hadley Schools are preparing for the second annual 5K and 2 mile walk for the Hadley Schools. "Helping Hearts for Hadley Schools" encourages both children and adults to get active. While raising funds towards special...

ABC40 Honor Roll – St. Michael’s 8th Graders Take Part in Design Competition

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March 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Eighth graders from St. Michael's Academy in Springfield are competing to design the region's next charter school. The students are competing in front of the Northeast regional jury for the Schools of Future...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Show Off Creative Side

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March 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Middle school students at St. Michael's Academy in Springfield held their annual poetry cafe on March 13, 2014, in the school gym. The annual event is a great way for students to show off what they learned in the...

ABC40 Honor Roll – East Longmeadow Students Put on a Show

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March 19th, 2014
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - Forth grade students at Mountain View School in East Longmeadow are gearing up for the MCAS by singing and dancing. The motivation came from a you tube video of a school in Florida performing the song with words that...

ABC40 Honor Roll- Students Help Students Over Seas

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March 18th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) - In February, fifth grade students at The Stefanik School in Chicopee took part in a school service project for families in Swaziland, Africa. The students and staff purchased and donated over two-thousand personal...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Race for a Great Cause

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March 12th, 2014
The MacDuffie School will be hosting their third annual "Run for Hope."  The run serves as a way to give back to the community. Proceeds will be donated to The Red Cross and The United Nations Children's Fund. The Race starts at 10:00 am on...

FRIDAY ON ABC40 – Honor Roll Live: Palmer High

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March 10th, 2014
PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) -- Last week, the Gaels of Holyoke Catholic High came out in force, bright and early on a Friday morning. This week, we head to the home of the Panthers - Palmer High School. From student groups and clubs, to athletes...