Jennifer Parson

Assistant superintendent Parson finalist for Wayland position

Hopkinton assistant superintendent Jennifer Parson was named one of three finalists for the superintendent position in the Wayland School District, and she was interviewed by the Wayland School Committee on Tuesday night. "I feel that...
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Flu vaccine documentation deadline extended

Superintendent Carol Cavanaugh emailed the schools community Tuesday with an update regarding Massachusetts' new requirement that all students must show proof of vaccination for influenza immunization. The deadline — originally Dec. 31 — recently...
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Superintendent: No plan to delay return to school after winter break

Superintendent Carol Cavanaugh, in an email to the schools community, stated that there are no plans to switch to a fully remote model the first week after winter break. The schools went fully remote the...
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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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Group tasked with planning return to full-time learning to meet in January

A working group to develop plans for the full-time reopening of the Hopkinton Public Schools is scheduled to begin meeting in January, superintendent Carol Cavanaugh told the Hopkinton School Committee Thursday. “The goal is to...
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Flu vaccine documentation missing for large number of students as deadline approaches

Superintendent Carol Cavanaugh emailed the schools community Sunday with a reminder that all students must show proof of vaccination for influenza immunization by Dec. 31. Only those with a medical or religious exemption are...
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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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HHS music students selected for regional festivals

The Hopkinton High School Music Department announced that the following students have been selected to participate in the 2021 Central District Massachusetts Music Educators Senior Festival: senior Andrea Liu (violin), juniors Caroline Ozmun (cello),...
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Schools present tentative budget of $54.3M

The Hopkinton school district presented a tentative budget of $54,307,442, an increase of a little over 6 percent from the current budget, at a joint meeting Thursday with the Select Board and Appropriations Committee. This...
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Lions Club hosts youth speech contest

The Hopkinton Lions Club is hosting its annual youth speech contest virtually on Thursday, Dec. 17. The topic is: Is winning everything? The competition, which is part of a statewide program, provides an opportunity for...