Independent Thoughts: Changes on tap for HHS prom

It’s prom season, and there are a couple of changes to the annual event for Hopkinton High School juniors (and some invited guests from other classes). On Friday, May 10, you’ll no longer see...

Gingerbread house fundraiser to help HHS Habitat for Humanity

A Hopkinton High School club will be raising funds again this holiday season to help give families the chance to have a home for the holidays. The Habitat for Humanity club will be hosting its...
The building in front of Hopkinton Middle School that houses some school offices

School Committee considers future of aging ‘White House’

The “White House” in front of Hopkinton Middle School could be looking at a restoration in the future after discussions commenced on adding a renovation project to the capital projects list. The building, which currently...

‘Pirates of Penzance’ a treasure for HHS drama

Students to perform Gilbert and Sullivan play this month The Hopkinton High School Drama Guild will be bringing a classic Gilbert and Sullivan musical to life as it presents “The Pirates of Penzance” on Nov....

School projects estimated to cost $16M

Expansion plans amount to biggest expenses The Hopkinton School District may be looking for more than $16 million in capital requests for FY21. Director of finance and operations Susan Rothermich presented the preliminary capital 10-year plan...

School Committee sends budget to town

The Hopkinton School Committee certified the FY20 School Budget during its Jan. 17 meeting, sending the $48,059,950 budget to the town for final approval. Next year’s budget represents a $3,003,300 increase — 6.67 percent —...

Local students honored for college success

Local students honored for college success The following Hopkinton residents were among the students to receive degrees at the University of Massachusetts undergraduate commencement on May 10: Nicole Annenberg, Zachary Best, Ryan Bloomer, Madeline Boyce,...

College honors

Local students honored for college success The following Hopkinton residents earned undergraduate degrees from WPI at its commencement last month: James Chakalos (B.S. with distinction in mechanical engineering), Amanda Dings (B.S. with high distinction in...

Tamba chosen to be delegate

HHS junior Journey Domanique Tamba will be a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell from June 23-25. The congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become...

HHS musicians perform May 19

The HHS jazz ensemble, by virtue of its gold medal at the Massachusetts Association of Jazz Educators State Festival in March, will perform at the Hatch Shell in downtown Boston on Sunday, May 19,...