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Parents vent about ‘unsafe’ bus stops

Parents vent about ‘unsafe’ bus stops

Parents take concerns about bus stops to School Committee A group of Hopkinton Public School parents have expressed concern that the district has “put policy and operational procedure over children’s safety.” During the Feb. 6 School Committee meeting, Hopkinton...

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School Committee pushes budget forward

School Committee pushes budget forward

Town to decide whether or not to accept 8.9 percent increase The Hopkinton School Committee unanimously approved a $52,309,719 budget for FY21, a budget that represents an 8.9 percent ($4.3 million) increase over FY20. The vote, which was taken during the Jan. 16...

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MSBA passes on Hopkinton school project

MSBA passes on Hopkinton school project

Superintendent disappointed but hopeful for inclusion next year The Hopkinton school district’s statement of interest to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) was declined this month, causing the district to reevaluate the next steps for the future of its...

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MSBA passes on Hopkinton school project

HPS settles on 9 percent increase for budget

The Hopkinton Public Schools put the finishing touches on a $52.4 million preliminary FY21 budget. The budget, which is a $4,324,871 — or 9 percent — increase over FY20, was presented by superintendent of schools Dr. Carol Cavanaugh and director of finance Susan...

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Schools get support from town

Schools get support from town

Expansion articles OK'd at STM; ballot vote next The Hopkinton Public Schools are one step closer to increasing the number of classrooms in three of their buildings after four warrants were approved at the Dec. 9 Special Town Meeting. The warrants, which listed...

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MSBA passes on Hopkinton school project

HPS special ed seeks 8.1 percent budget increase

Student surge affects multiple departments Three of Hopkinton Public School departments — Special Education, Buildings and Grounds, and Technology — had the chance to present their individual budgets for FY21 to the School Committee on Nov. 21. The school budget has...

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Major changes for Hopkinton schools?

Major changes for Hopkinton schools?

Possibility of combining middle, high schools considered The town could see a combined middle/high school campus sometime in the next 10 years as school officials get ready to present a plan for the future of the Hopkinton Public Schools. During the Nov. 14 School...

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MSBA passes on Hopkinton school project

HPS anticipates 1,000 new students over next decade

Superintendent warns of influx in preview of capacity study Over the next 10 years, the Hopkinton Public Schools could see an additional 1,000 students enrolled, according to a recent capacity study report that was commissioned by the district. The capacity study has...

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Town mourns MacLeod

Town mourns MacLeod

Cancer claims former HPS superintendent MacLeod Former superintendent of Hopkinton Public Schools Dr. Cathy MacLeod is being fondly remembered after she passed away early this month following a long battle with cancer. MacLeod served as superintendent in Hopkinton for...

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School projects estimated to cost $16M

School projects estimated to cost $16M

Expansion plans amount to biggest expenses The Hopkinton School District may be looking for more than $16 million in capital requests for FY21. Director of finance and operations Susan Rothermich presented the preliminary capital 10-year plan during the Oct. 17 School...

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No change to Legacy Farms bus stop

No change to Legacy Farms bus stop

After weeks of discussion on moving a bus stop at the intersection of Legacy Farms North and Frankland Road to a different location, the bus stop will remain where it is. Approximately 70 students gather each morning to board a bus to one of the Hopkinton Public...

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Enrollment a concern as students return

Enrollment a concern as students return

HPS considers options to accommodate record turnout   It’s the most wonderful time of the year: back to school for students and teachers in the Hopkinton Public Schools! Students from kindergarten through high school packed up their backpacks and boarded the...

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High-achieving graduates encouraged to enjoy success

High-achieving graduates encouraged to enjoy success

The members of the Hopkinton High School Class of 2019 officially ended their tenure at HHS with commencement exercises on May 31, and they were sent off in style, with a group of seniors performing “We Are the Champions” between speeches from students and...

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