School Committee

School Committee votes to lift mask mandate at HHS for 3-week trial period

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrgXVw-FeD0 In a 3-2 vote, the School Committee on Thursday decided to adopt a trial period during which time COVID-vaccinated students at Hopkinton High School can remove masks inside the building. The trial period will...
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School Committee roundup: Students share survey results; enrollment data updated

Thursday night’s School Committee decision in a 3-2 vote to lift the mask requirement for a trial period for COVID-19 vaccinated students and staff at Hopkinton High School from Nov. 1-19 was big news...
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Superintendent: HHS receives DESE approval to make masks voluntary for vaccinated individuals

Superintendent of Schools Carol Cavanaugh announced Tuesday via a press release that Hopkinton High School has been approved by the state's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to make masks voluntary for COVID-vaccinated...
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School Committee not ready to vote on rescinding mask mandate at HHS

Following an hour-long discussion Thursday night, the School Committee decided to hold off on a vote to rescind the mask requirement at Hopkinton High School at least until its Oct. 21 meeting. Superintendent Carol Cavanaugh...
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HHS Science Fair students seek mentors

Hopkinton High School Science Fair students are eager to connect with local experts to get feedback on their ideas and brainstorm next steps. Anyone with a science or engineering background who is interested in mentoring...
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School Committee roundup: Enrollment numbers updated; HHS addition still not finished; additional food staff...

The School Committee met on Thursday night to discuss several issues, including progress on the high school addition, the need for more staff to prepare school lunches, and the implementation of the test and...
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Superintendent: ‘Strong return to full-time, in-person learning’ at Hopkinton schools

There have been some COVID cases at the Hopkinton Public Schools, but overall, the first few weeks have gone well, according to Superintendent Carol Cavanaugh. In an email to school families on Friday, Cavanaugh wrote...
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School Committee approves all school improvement plans, teachers union contract

The School Committee at its meeting Thursday night unanimously approved the student improvement plans for each of the district’s five schools. The common thread among all the presentations was weaving a focus on social and...
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Schools Notebook: Locals honored at Worcester Academy; residents graduate from URI

Worcester Academy held its 187th commencement exercises June 4. Among the 129 graduates were Hopkinton residents Lauren Gray, Yixin Huang and Emma Potas. For the second semester, Potas received first honors, while Huang and Gray...
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Mass. education commissioner announces statewide mask requirement for K-12 students, staff

The state’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education — after previously indicating each district would make its own determination — on Tuesday announced a statewide mask requirement for all public K-12 students and staff...