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Melissa Orff

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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HHS duo sees hackathon success

HHS duo sees hackathon success

Two students at Hopkinton High School have a clear view of the future.  Juniors Pablo Diaz-Granados and Jay Katyan took third place at a coding competition in late October for creating a prototype of a robot designed to help visually impaired individuals navigate...

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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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Special ed students show off new home

Special ed students show off new home

A space has been transformed for a special group of Hopkinton Public Schools students thanks to the efforts of the entire community. The White House — the building that formerly held the Student Services and Transportation offices on Hayden Rowe — opened its doors for...

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MSBA passes on Hopkinton school project

Additional requests come in from HPS departments

Three more FY21 budgets for Hopkinton Public School departments were presented to the School Committee during its Dec. 5 meeting. The Athletic Department, Curriculum Department and Middle School preliminary budgets will add close to $400,000 to the overall operational...

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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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Top of the Hill inductees honored in return to HHS

Top of the Hill inductees honored in return to HHS

Alumni share wisdom with current students The achievements of five Hopkinton High School alumni were celebrated during the Top of the Hill event on Nov. 26. Organized by the Hopkinton Parent Teacher Association, Hopkinton Education Foundation and Hopkinton High...

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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

School Committee approves capital plan

Requests for FY21 total nearly $16M   The Hopkinton School Committee approved the 10-year capital plan during its Nov. 14 meeting, an approval that included a request for close to $16 million in capital requests for FY21.   Some of the requests were being...

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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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Top of the Hill recognizes accomplished HHS alumni

Top of the Hill recognizes accomplished HHS alumni

Inductees include Scarlata, Lynch, Sennott, Sadler, Ellam Five Hopkinton High School alumni will be honored for their “exceptional achievements and contributions to society” during a special ceremony on Nov. 26. Organized by the Hopkinton Parent-Teacher Association,...

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‘Pirates of Penzance’ a treasure for HHS drama

‘Pirates of Penzance’ a treasure for HHS drama

Students to perform Gilbert and Sullivan play this month The Hopkinton High School Drama Guild will be bringing a classic Gilbert and Sullivan musical to life as it presents “The Pirates of Penzance” on Nov. 21-24. The operetta is the story of Frederic, who, after...

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