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School Committee roundup: Budget concerns raised for FY22

Keeping the Fiscal Year 2022 school budget to a 2.5 percent increase over current spending will be “mathematically impossible” without eliminating positions, superintendent Carol Cavanaugh told School Committee members Thursday. A major obstacle to staying...
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School Committee discusses strategy for eventual full-time return

A quick return to full-time, in-school education is not feasible because of logistical and scheduling issues, superintendent Carol Cavanaugh told School Committee members Thursday. The issue of how and when to return to school full-time...
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Superintendent: School Committee may soon form group to consider eventual full in-person return to...

School Committee members may form a group to consider returning students to school full-time, superintendent Carol Cavanaugh said Wednesday during an appearance on HCAM's Hopkinton Hangout Hour. That group, which is scheduled to be discussed...
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Another individual at HHS tests positive for COVID-19

On Wednesday afternoon, for the second time this week, Hopkinton High School principal Evan Bishop emailed families to inform them that a person in the HHS community has tested positive for COVID-19. Families with students...
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Individual in HHS community tests positive for COVID-19 but school still on

As Hopkinton High School heads into the Thanksgiving break, principal Evan Bishop emailed families to inform them that a person in the HHS community has tested positive for COVID-19. "The Hopkinton Public Schools are working...
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HPS families cautioned about holiday travel

Hopkinton Public Schools superintendent Carol Cavanaugh emailed the schools community earlier this month to clarify the protocol for those planning to travel during the Thanksgiving break. According to Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s COVID-19 travel order...

College honors: Residents achieve success

Hopkinton’s Jimmy Adams, now a senior at Hobart College, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester. … Hopkinton’s Ben Leibowitz, a sophomore communications major at Worcester State, will perform in the...
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District considers later start times for all schools in future

Elementary and secondary schools could start at a later hour in the future to allow students to get more sleep, School Committee members said Thursday at their meeting. One possibility could be starting the high...
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Hopkinton schools will go to entirely remote learning for 1 week right after Thanksgiving

Hopkinton schools will go to a fully remote learning model for the week after Thanksgiving, superintendent Carol Cavanaugh told School Committee members Thursday night. The move is designed to reduce the chances of possible increased...
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Hopkinton schools ranked No. 1 in state by Niche

Hopkinton was ranked as the No. 1 school district in Massachusetts for 2021 by Niche, a website that rates schools, companies and neighborhoods nationwide. The district received an A-plus overall grade, earning A-pluses in academics,...