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Touchstone Community School Summer Camp

Touchstone Community School Summer Camp

Where summer is fun and learning is values-based Touchstone Community School, a Pre-K through Grade 8 school in Grafton, offers Summer@Touchstone, a summer camp that reflects the school’s progressive, playful and joyful approach to learning. Touchstone, the only...

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Hamilton wins teaching honor

Hamilton wins teaching honor

Hopkinton High School psychology and history teacher Mike Hamilton recently was named winner of the Mary Margaret Moffett Memorial Teaching Excellence Award, which is presented by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP). In announcing the honor, the Hopkinton...

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Hopkinton resident wins art award

Hopkinton resident wins art award

Jillian Robertson, a Hopkinton resident who attends the Middlesex School, won an honorable mention award for her art submission to the 2019 Healthy Whale, Healthy Ocean Challenge, sponsored by Boston-based Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs and Conservation Law...

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Independent Thoughts: Changes on tap for HHS prom

Independent Thoughts: Changes on tap for HHS prom

It’s prom season, and there are a couple of changes to the annual event for Hopkinton High School juniors (and some invited guests from other classes). On Friday, May 10, you’ll no longer see limousines around town filled with prom-goers. That’s because the high...

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College honors

College honors

Amanda Gollaher, a sophomore majoring in international relations at Colgate University, received the dean’s award with distinction for the fall semester. ... Jimmy Adams was named to the dean’s list at Hobart College, where he is a sophomore. ... Carly Chase, who is...

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School bus applications available

School bus applications available

The school bus application period is open, with a deadline of May 1. This is for students in Grades 7-12, who must pay a fee if they use the bus. Students in Grades 6 are free and do not need to apply for busing, although those will not ride the bus should notify the...

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Lecture on teen anxiety April 25

Lecture on teen anxiety April 25

Hopkinton High School will host a presentation called “Emotions and Teen Brains — It’s Complicated” on April 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. With rates of anxiety and depression rising in teens, learn more about the neurodevelopment and societal factors behind this increasing...

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Lecture on teen anxiety April 25

All-school art show May 16

The Hopkinton Public Schools Art Department will host its annual all-school art show on May 16 at 6 p.m. Artwork from HHS, HMS, Hopkins, Elmwood and Marathon schools will be on display at the HHS atrium and C-wing and at the Brown Gym entrance of the middle school. At...

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HMS students selected for district music performance

Rockwood named Teacher of the Year

Hopkinton Middle School teacher Charles Rockwood was named Teacher of the Year by Medway VFW Post 1526. Rockwood, who teaches Grade 7 English, supervises the Patriot Pen Essay Contest at HMS, holding workshops for his students to help with their essays. Said Medway...

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Independent Thoughts: Changes on tap for HHS prom

Wojcik wins writing award

HHS senior Alex Wojcik took first place in the annual Will McDonough Writing Contest, sponsored by the New England Sports Museum. Winners (one each in Grades 4-12) were chosen by sports editors from The Boston Globe. Wojcik and the other winners were honored in a...

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HHS Destination Imagination team advances

HHS Destination Imagination team advances

A Hopkinton High School team advanced at the Destination Imagination state tournament last month and will represent Massachusetts in the global finals in the engineering challenge. The team consists of juniors Michael Giusti, Mihika Abraham, Akila Sanjay and Ananth...

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Vijay 11th at state GeoBee

Vijay 11th at state GeoBee

Hopkinton Middle School student Abnishek Vijay finished 11th out of 100 students in the National Geographic GeoBee state championship on March 29 at Elms College in Chicopee. Vijay won the HMS competition and then had to take a test to earn a spot in the state GeoBee....

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