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HHS plans car parade for seniors, postpones junior prom

Hopkinton High School principal Evan Bishop informed students and families this week that the junior prom would not be held this spring, and instead the Class of 2022 will have a prom in May...
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School Committee considers proposal for March 29 return to full-time in-person instruction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXIPlWITAOQ&feature=youtu.be Schools could reopen on a full-time basis in Hopkinton on March 29, according to a proposal presented to the School Committee on Thursday. The proposal, prepared by the reopening planning team tasked with looking at...
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Hopkinton Teachers Association ‘rejects’ district’s timetable for return to full-time in-person learning

Editor's note: The following is a statement from the Hopkinton Teachers Association. It was read during Thursday night's School Committee meeting. Check the Independent website on Friday for more from Thursday's night's meeting. Dear School...
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School Committee OK’s 1-year contract extension with teachers, calls for vaccines

The Hopkinton School Committee agreed Thursday to a one-year contract extension with the Hopkinton Teachers Association calling for a 2 percent raise through the end of the 2021-22 school year. With so many issues facing...
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HHS Science Fair highlights students’ perseverance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVi5R1FJIsw&feature=youtu.be The Hopkinton High School Science Fair was moved online this year, and according to lead organizer Kristen Murphy, the students showed great resolve and creativity to make this year’s event special in its own...
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HHS student wins 10 awards in statewide writing competition

Hopkinton High School junior Kevin Gu writes faithfully in his journal every day and spends hours of his free time creating poetry and short stories. He obviously takes his writing seriously. So did the judges...
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Inventathon demonstrates students’ creativity

Life in the time of COVID-19 has presented extraordinary challenges. The creative minds of students who participated in the Hopkinvents Inventathon developed potential solutions to some of these issues during a 24-hour event that showcased...
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HHS robotics team wins national community award

Hopkinton High School Robotics Team 2602G was named a winner of the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation online challenge in the community award category for its work uniting the community through STEM (science,...
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Superintendent details vacation travel protocols

Superintendent Carol Cavanaugh emailed schools families Tuesday with details for those who are planning to travel out of state during February vacation next week. Cavanaugh requested that parents of any students leaving the state notify...
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HHS students devise solutions for police, fire

When LED batteries in police flashlights die, the resulting darkness can transform already dangerous conditions into dire situations for police officers. Two Hopkinton High School students came to their rescue by creating a potentially life-saving...