Becky Abate

Hopkinton Teachers Association issues statement questioning safety of returning to school

Editor's note: During Thursday's School Committee meeting, the following letter from Hopkinton Teachers Association president Becky Abate regarding school reopening plans was read. Editor's notes/explanations are in brackets . To the members of the Hopkinton...
School Committee

Teachers ‘disappointed’ with district but ‘will be in classrooms on Wednesday’

The question of whether to livestream some live classes is holding up an agreement between the Hopkinton Teachers Association and the school district for the upcoming school year, superintendent Carol Cavanaugh told the School...
Hopkinton Middle School

Hopkinton teachers union continues talks with district, denies recommending remote learning

While the Hopkinton Public Schools district has been working on a plan for the 2020-21 school year, it has simultaneously been negotiating with the Hopkinton Teachers Association, the union that represents teachers in the...
Marathon School

School Committee: District supports teachers in reopening

Editor's note: Hopkinton School Committee chair Amanda Fargiano issued the following statement regarding negotiations with the Hopkinton Teachers Association. With the return of Hopkinton teachers scheduled in just 10 days, the district and the Hopkinton...
Hopkins School

HTA statement: Teachers continue to raise concerns about livestreaming

Editor's note: Following is a statement from the Hopkinton Teachers Association. The Hopkinton school district’s reliance on livestreaming classes to students using remote learning plans is not effective, according to the Hopkinton Teachers Association. “The district’s...
Marathon School

Statement from HTA: Teachers reject district plan ‘heavy on livestreaming’

Following is a statement the Hopkinton Teachers Association released Wednesday evening. The members of the Hopkinton Teachers Association rejected by an overwhelming majority a proposed memorandum of understanding between the School Committee and union concerning...

Cheers, tears at HHS grad parade

On Saturday the Hopkinton High School Class of 2020 finally got its chance to celebrate with a rolling rally through the streets of Hopkinton. The parade started and ended at the high school, passing...
Carol Cavanaugh

District, teachers to meet again as agreement not yet approved

A memorandum of agreement between the school district and the Hopkinton Teachers Association was not approved by the HTA, but superintendent Carol Cavanaugh said talks will continue and she remains optimistic about a resolution...
Hopkinton High School

Superintendent: HHS student tests positive for COVID-19

According to an email Friday from Hopkinton Public Schools superintendent Carol Cavanaugh and town health director Shaun McAuliffe, a student at Hopkinton High School has tested positive for COVID-19. "Anyone in our HHS community who...
Carol Cavanaugh

School Committee approves hybrid learning plan, Sept. 16 start date

Hopkinton School Committee members agreed unanimously Thursday to start school using a hybrid model that combines in-person learning and remote education. The school year will start Sept. 16, the committee agreed. This allows for 10...