Unified basketball

Special Olympics recognizes HHS for inclusive activities

Editor's note: Special Olympics released the following statement about Hopkinton High School. Special Olympics Massachusetts has announced that Hopkinton High School, a Special Olympics Unified Champion School, is receiving national banner recognition for its efforts...
Marathon School

School Committee: District supports teachers in reopening

Editor's note: Hopkinton School Committee chair Amanda Fargiano issued the following statement regarding negotiations with the Hopkinton Teachers Association. With the return of Hopkinton teachers scheduled in just 10 days, the district and the Hopkinton...
Hopkinton Public Schools sign

Superintendent: Schools will rely on metrics before making changes to learning model

Moving schools to a fully remote model or a complete return to class will depend on varying factors, including the numbers and specifics of cases in town and opinions of local and state health...
Doug Scott

HHS’ Scott revels in national teaching award: ‘I enjoy what I do’

Creating face shields for medical professionals and children. Developing a modified police belt and vest to alleviate wearers’ back issues. Making sturdy clips to attach fire helmets more securely onto fire equipment. Such life-changing results...
Carol Cavanaugh

Superintendent: HPS unlikely to move to fully in-person learning anytime soon

The Hopkinton schools are unlikely to switch to a fully in-person model anytime soon, superintendent of schools Carol Cavanaugh said Tuesday during the Hopkinton Hangout Hour program on HCAM-TV. The requirement by the state Department...

College honors: Local students graduate from UMass

Approximately 6,000 students received bachelor’s degrees at the University of Massachusetts Amherst as the university held a virtual commencement celebration for the Class of 2020 on May 8. The following Hopkinton residents were among those...
Carol Cavanaugh

School Committee approves hybrid learning plan, Sept. 16 start date

Hopkinton School Committee members agreed unanimously Thursday to start school using a hybrid model that combines in-person learning and remote education. The school year will start Sept. 16, the committee agreed. This allows for 10...
Becky Abate

Hopkinton Teachers Association issues statement questioning safety of returning to school

Editor's note: During Thursday's School Committee meeting, the following letter from Hopkinton Teachers Association president Becky Abate regarding school reopening plans was read. Editor's notes/explanations are in brackets . To the members of the Hopkinton...
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Photos: Construction begins on HHS addition; work continues at Hopkins, Elmwood

Construction is underway on the expansion of Hopkinton High School. Six new classrooms are being added. The work is expected to continue until early 2021. Meanwhile, the work to add modular classrooms at Hopkins...
Alan Keller

Superintendent, principals address racial bias in Hopkinton schools

Conversations about race can be difficult, but they are vital — and they are happening in the Hopkinton schools, superintendent Carol Cavanaugh, Hopkinton High School principal Evan Bishop and Hopkinton Middle School principal Alan...