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HHS students organize high-end auto expo

HHS students organize high-end auto expo

An attendee will win a ride in this $800,000 Lamborghini Aventador SV LP750-4 during the Hopkinton Concours car show. Hopkinton Concours Supercar Exposition, a first-of-its-kind car show in Hopkinton, will have auto enthusiasts coming to town to check out some pretty...

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HHS students impress at science fair

HHS students impress at science fair

Nearly 100 students who participated in the Hopkinton High School Science and Engineering Fair proved that learning does not end when the bell rings. They used the knowledge they gained in their science classes to solve daily life problems and possibly change the...

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Locals honored for college success

Locals honored for college success

The University of Massachusetts released its list of students who made the dean’s list for the fall semester, and a number of Hopkinton residents were on it. They include Freeman Alfano, Hayden August, Kalina Bergmann, Haley Bernardo, John Buday, Olivia Coelho,...

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Parents vent about ‘unsafe’ bus stops

Parents vent about ‘unsafe’ bus stops

Parents take concerns about bus stops to School Committee A group of Hopkinton Public School parents have expressed concern that the district has “put policy and operational procedure over children’s safety.” During the Feb. 6 School Committee meeting, Hopkinton...

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HHS duo sees hackathon success

HHS duo sees hackathon success

Two students at Hopkinton High School have a clear view of the future.  Juniors Pablo Diaz-Granados and Jay Katyan took third place at a coding competition in late October for creating a prototype of a robot designed to help visually impaired individuals navigate...

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Locals honored for college success

Locals honored for college success

Hopkinton’s Rory Sullivan and Kenny Rhodes, juniors at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, recently completed intense, hands-on research projects. Sullivan, who is majoring in interactive media and game development — technical track, as well as computer science, was a...

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Locals honored for college success

Locals honored for college success

Hopkinton’s Rory Sullivan and Kenny Rhodes, juniors at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, recently completed intense, hands-on research projects. Sullivan, who is majoring in interactive media and game development — technical track, as well as computer science, was a...

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School Committee pushes budget forward

School Committee pushes budget forward

Town to decide whether or not to accept 8.9 percent increase The Hopkinton School Committee unanimously approved a $52,309,719 budget for FY21, a budget that represents an 8.9 percent ($4.3 million) increase over FY20. The vote, which was taken during the Jan. 16...

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Schools Notebook: Big month for HPS musicians

MSBA passes on Hopkinton school project

Superintendent disappointed but hopeful for inclusion next year The Hopkinton school district’s statement of interest to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) was declined this month, causing the district to reevaluate the next steps for the future of its...

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Schools Notebook: Big month for HPS musicians

HPS settles on 9 percent increase for budget

The Hopkinton Public Schools put the finishing touches on a $52.4 million preliminary FY21 budget. The budget, which is a $4,324,871 — or 9 percent — increase over FY20, was presented by superintendent of schools Dr. Carol Cavanaugh and director of finance Susan...

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Special ed students show off new home

Special ed students show off new home

A space has been transformed for a special group of Hopkinton Public Schools students thanks to the efforts of the entire community. The White House — the building that formerly held the Student Services and Transportation offices on Hayden Rowe — opened its doors for...

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Schools Notebook: Big month for HPS musicians

Additional requests come in from HPS departments

Three more FY21 budgets for Hopkinton Public School departments were presented to the School Committee during its Dec. 5 meeting. The Athletic Department, Curriculum Department and Middle School preliminary budgets will add close to $400,000 to the overall operational...

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