Schools Notebook: Big month for HPS musicians

March is important month for HPS musicians The Hopkinton Public Schools Music Department had a number of students who earned selection into the Central District Massachusetts Music Educators (CDMME) Senior Festival, CDMME Junior Festival, and...

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...

Schools Notebook: Town overwhelmingly supports school expansion projects

Town overwhelmingly supports school expansion projects The three school expansion projects put before Hopkinton voters were overwhelmingly approved by a small turnout of voters at the Feb. 3 special election, which was required because the...

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,...

Town Meeting to address potential future use of Center School

Town Meeting voters this spring may be asked to bring in design consultants to help shape the future of Center School. The consultants would be asked to present a feasibility study to determine options to...

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,...

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,...

Teachers Association expresses concerns about staffing shortages

During the Jan. 2 School Committee meeting, the president of the Hopkinton Teachers Association (HTA) voiced her concerns about staffing in the district before the FY21 budget was set to be presented at a...

Schools Notebook: HHS senior honored for helping homeless

Hopkinton High School senior Thrusha Puttaraju was recognized by the School Committee during its Dec. 5 meeting for her work to bring some warmth and comfort to homeless individuals in Boston. Last year while visiting...

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...