Choruses head to state festivals

The Hopkinton Public Schools Music Department once again is serving as one of the host schools as well as taking part in the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association Festival the weekend of April...
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Superintendent agrees to new 5-year contract with slight raise

Superintendent of Schools Carol Cavanaugh has agreed to a new five-year contract with a starting salary of $205,000. In making the offer, which is just over $11,000 more than her current salary of $193,725, School...
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Hopkinton cancels school Thursday due to expected snowstorm

Hopkinton Public Schools superintendent Carol Cavanaugh announced Wednesday afternoon that all classes for Thursday have been canceled due to a pending storm that is expected to drop between 8-18 inches of snow on town....
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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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BPA team shines at nationals

Hopkinton High School’s team of aspiring businesspersons traveled to Anaheim, California, early this month to participate in the Business Professionals of America national competition at the National Leadership Conference, and the Hillers had a...
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Superintendent explains closing to School Committee: ‘We decided to err on the side of...

The decision to close schools Tuesday and Wednesday after two high school students tested positive for COVID-19 allowed necessary time for contact tracing, superintendent Carol Cavanaugh told members of the Hopkinton School Committee at...
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Students can be added to buses after DESE lifts capacity limits

An email Monday from Hopkinton Public Schools indicated that students can be added to buses following an update to guidelines from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). "Effective immediately, the capacity limitation...
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College honors: Local students graduate from UMass

Approximately 6,000 students received bachelor’s degrees at the University of Massachusetts Amherst as the university held a virtual commencement celebration for the Class of 2020 on May 8. The following Hopkinton residents were among those...

‘Jeopardy!’ no trivial pursuit for HHS’ Meyer

Teacher fulfills dream with appearance on legendary game show It’s the ultimate for any trivia buff: an appearance on the long-running television game show “Jeopardy!" Hopkinton High School English teacher Shari Meyer finally got her chance...
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Tuesday’s School Committee meeting canceled as district awaits teachers’ vote

Tuesday's School Committee meeting was canceled, as the committee waited for the Hopkinton Teachers Association to meet and vote on the "last best offer" from the district before the first day of school tomorrow....