Good morning, Hopkinton! Welcome to the daily update we call Hopkinton Today — a quick recap of yesterday’s news, highlights of what’s on tap, and a photo and video of the day.
In addition to re-implementing the mandatory mask policy at Hopkinton High School by a 3-2 vote, the School Committee discussed other issues at its meeting Thursday night. Among them: There has been a dramatic increase in individual tuition for out-of-district expenses for each program, and the Massachusetts School Building Authority invited the Elmwood School project to move from its eligibility period into the feasibility period.
The Hopkinton High School wrestling team is scheduled to compete in a Coaches vs. Cancer event this Wednesday, Dec. 22, at Ashland Middle School. The Hillers will take on Ashland High School in a match that will raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
This week’s Baypath Adoptable Animal is Anna, a 4-month-old kitten who is “super sweet and affectionate” but shy with strangers.
Town meetings tonight include the Capital Improvement Committee/School Committee joint meeting (5), Cemetery Commission (5:30), Parks & Recreation (5:30), Planning Board (7) and Library Board of Trustees (7).
Photo of the Day: Hopkinton High School junior Sean Golembiewski poses next to the high jump bar after breaking two school records last Tuesday in a meet at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Golembiewski set new marks in the high jump (6 feet, 5 inches) and 55-meter hurdles (7.70 seconds).
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