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Hopkins team wins state chess title

Hopkins team wins state chess title

For the first time ever, a team from Hopkins Elementary School won the Hurvitz Cup State Scholastic Team Championship, a chess competition run by the Massachusetts Chess Association. The team representing Hopkins consisted of four fifth-grade boys, Dattasai Kilari,...

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Mehta makes mark in chess tournaments

Mehta makes mark in chess tournaments

On his fifth birthday, Dhairya Mehta was gifted a chess board. The box stayed unopened in his house for months. Bored one day, Mehta asked his father, Mitul, to teach him how to play. His father showed him the basics and later enrolled the boy in chess classes. At 6...

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HHS teams excel at state science fair

HHS teams excel at state science fair

Ten Hopkinton High School teams earned prizes at the Massachusetts Science and Engineering Fair, including a group of Grade 9 students who brought home numerous awards. Additionally, sisters Eva and Esha Bennet qualified to compete at last month’s Regeneron...

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School Committee roundup: Special education proposal includes staffing additions, changes

Safety prime topic at School Committee meeting

School safety, the contract for nurses and the Elmwood School building project were among the topics on the Hopkinton School Committee agenda on Thursday night. With the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, still weighing on people’s minds, Superintendent Carol...

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Time woven through HHS graduation ceremony

Time woven through HHS graduation ceremony

The concept of time was woven through the speeches at Friday’s graduation ceremony at Hopkinton High School. Class president Manoli Barris reflected on the various periods of high school life. Superintendent Carol Cavanaugh talked about the emphasis placed on time and...

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