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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 – Students Recognize Hispanic Heritage Month

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October 14th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB)  - Holyoke Students are recognizing Hispanic Heritage month which runs from September 15th through October 15th. At a school assembly Holyoke High students learned about famous Hispanic Americans and their great...

ABC40 Honor Roll: ‘Walking School Bus’ Celebrated at Kelly School in Holyoke

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October 9th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The ABC40 Honor Roll tonight takes us to Holyoke to celebrate the 'walking school bus.' As part of International Walk to School Day, students and staff gathered with the Kelly School Principal and Mayor Alex Morse for...

ABC40 Honor Roll – New Program Gets Kids Moving

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October 6th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB)  -  Holyoke will be offering a new Middle School intramural sports program. Middle School students at Peck, Kelly, McMahon, Sullivan, E.N White, and Donahue can take part in this free after school program. They are offering...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Hit the Fitzone!

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October 3rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Student's at the Kiley Middle School art getting fit. Ths School has a program called Fitzone. Every Thursday, students stay after school to improve their fitness and work on their homework. Students have to work hard to...

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...