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‘Jeopardy!’ no trivial pursuit for HHS’ Meyer

‘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 to live out a dream, flying...

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College honors

College honors

Local students honored for college success At the University of Massachusetts, the following Hopkinton residents were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester: Freeman Alfano, Kalina Bergmann, Zachary Best, Ryan Bloomer, Danielle Branscomb, John Buday, Natalie...

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College honors

College honors

Local students honored for college success The following Hopkinton residents earned undergraduate degrees from WPI at its commencement last month: James Chakalos (B.S. with distinction in mechanical engineering), Amanda Dings (B.S. with high distinction in aerospace...

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HPS bids farewell to retiring teachers

HPS bids farewell to retiring teachers

Hopkinton Public Schools will be saying goodbye and good luck in retirement at the end of this school year to several teachers, a few of whom have been with the district for decades. Valerie Lechtanski is one of those long-tenured teachers who will be retiring this...

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Elmwood shares cultures at International Night

Elmwood shares cultures at International Night

Close to 500 people from the Elmwood Elementary School community showed up to celebrate and honor diversity during the school’s annual International Night on May 23. Hosted by the Elmwood Diversity Council, International Night is a way for students and their families...

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College honors

College honors

Local students honored for college success Hopkinton’s Emily Viehl was inducted into St. Lawrence University’s Chi Alpha Sigma honorary society for being an outstanding student-athlete who excels in the classroom, in a sport and in the community. Viehl, who graduated...

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Girls on the MOVE

Girls on the MOVE

Hopkinton duo’s empowerment organization continues to grow Two young women from Hopkinton are helping girls learn about positive self-worth and empowerment with one word: MOVE. MOVE (Motivate. Overcome. Value. Empower.), founded by Ashley Olafsen and Lexi Phipps, is a...

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High-achieving graduates encouraged to enjoy success

High-achieving graduates encouraged to enjoy success

The members of the Hopkinton High School Class of 2019 officially ended their tenure at HHS with commencement exercises on May 31, and they were sent off in style, with a group of seniors performing “We Are the Champions” between speeches from students and...

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Power of love

Power of love

Hopkinton teen promotes program that examines relationships Hopkinton resident Lynne Ahn and her daughter Nathalie are on a mission to talk about love. After hearing about the One Love Foundation, an organization that educates young people about the difference between...

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Holden fashions winning design

Holden fashions winning design

Marist student wins national scholarship competition A 2016 Hopkinton High School graduate has won a prestigious fashion award for her creation of a signature collection focused on sustainability and environmental friendliness. Isabel Holden, a fashion design major at...

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College honors

College Honors

Local students honored for college success Hopkinton’s Brighid Morgan, a student at Fordham University, was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, which bills itself as the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor...

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Cavanaugh aces review

Cavanaugh aces review

School Committee lauds superintendent for communication Superintendent of the Hopkinton Public Schools Dr. Carol Cavanaugh received a positive evaluation for her work during her first full year as leader of the district. Cavanaugh’s annual review was discussed during...

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HMS RoboHillers win at VEX Worlds

HMS RoboHillers win at VEX Worlds

Hopkinton Middle School’s RoboHillers robotics team won the STEM Research Project Award in the Engineering Division at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, from April 28-30. The team, 1715C — also known as the Cool Cats — submitted a math-based...

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Trail advocates seek School Committee approval

Trail advocates seek School Committee approval

The Hopkinton Upper Charles Trail Committee is looking for approval from the Hopkinton Public Schools to move forward on a project that would connect the bike paths of Milford and Ashland with a seven-mile trail in Hopkinton. UCTC chair Jane Moran presented at the...

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