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Business Profile: Kumon Math and Reading Center of Hopkinton

It’s easy to tell from the enthusiasm in her voice that Pamela Banson has a love of learning and wants to impart that same enjoyment to her students. That’s where the Kumon Math and...

‘Hard decisions’ ahead after presentation of school budget requests

The Hopkinton Public School district continued discussions on the FY20 budget by presenting individual department budgets during the Dec. 20 School Committee meeting. The administration for a number of the district’s buildings laid out its...

HHS Class of 2020 lauded for resilience at long-delayed graduation

For photos from graduation, click here. The Hopkinton High School Class of 2020 finally had its day in the sun on Sunday, joining together one final time for their long-delayed graduation exercises at the HHS...
Abhishek Vijay

HMS student heads to state GeoBee

Do you know the names of the administrative regions of China? Do you know where the Laptev Sea is located? Hopkinton Middle School sixth-grader Abhishek Vijay does. Vijay, a student in Michael Siedlecki’s social studies class,...
Doug Scott

HHS’ Scott revels in national teaching award: ‘I enjoy what I do’

Creating face shields for medical professionals and children. Developing a modified police belt and vest to alleviate wearers’ back issues. Making sturdy clips to attach fire helmets more securely onto fire equipment. Such life-changing results...
Sreeja Bolla (left) and Archita Nemalikanti

HHS pair wins state science fair

Newborns bring new discoveries, new challenges, new adventures. Sometimes they even bring new inventions that can improve the lives of other babies and their parents. That was the result when Hopkinton High School sophomore Archita Nemalikanti...
Hopkinton High 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...

HPS anticipates 1,000 new students over next decade

Superintendent warns of influx in preview of capacity study Over the next 10 years, the Hopkinton Public Schools could see an additional 1,000 students enrolled, according to a recent capacity study report that was commissioned...

Photos: Hopkinton High School Talent Show

Among the performers at the Hopkinton High School Talent Show on Nov. 7 were Bobby McGuire (playing the saxophone), Emilia Bashy (singing) and Nipun Kisari (solving a Rubik’s Cube). PHOTOS/CHRISTINE STRICKLAND

Veteran HMS teacher heads to Vermont with gratitude for Hopkinton

By Kary Noble, Special to the Independent I have been a teacher in this district for 20 years, but when this school year ends I will be moving on to Vermont where I have a...