Month: January 2011

Tonight’s School Budget Public Hearing is Still On

Tonight’s School Budget Public Hearing is Still On

If you can only attend one School Committee meeting a year, this is the most important meeting to attend! After the public’s input at the hearing tonight the School Committee will consider making any changes they decide are necessary to the Superintendent’s budget before submitting […]






Please Attend Thursday’s Public Hearing on the 2011-12 School Budget

Please Attend Thursday’s Public Hearing on the 2011-12 School Budget

If you can only attend one School Committee meeting a year, this is the most important meeting to attend! After the public’s input at the hearing on Thursday the School Committee will consider making any changes they decide are necessary to the Superintendent’s budget before […]






Educational Benefits of Neighborhood Schools – HSC Press Release 1-20-11

Educational Benefits of Neighborhood Schools – HSC Press Release 1-20-11

Whenever a school district decides to change its grade configuration, it generates a lot of discussion in the community. The reasons for the proposed change vary by district but generally include some dialogue about the number of student transitions, effects on student achievement, enrollment growth […]






Ballot Question Committee for the New School is Formed

Ballot Question Committee for the New School is Formed

“The Ballot Question Committee for Hopkinton’s New Elementary School ” submitted papers to the Hopkinton Town Clerk on December 23, 2010 to form a Ballot Question Committee so that they can support the School Committee’s efforts, currently underway, to build a new elementary school on […]






FY12 Budget Season is in Full Swing

FY12 Budget Season is in Full Swing

At the December 16, 2010 School Committee Meeting, Superintendent Phelan presented his Preliminary School Budget. You can view his presentation online at: http://www.hopkinton.k12.ma.us/newweb2/schoolcommittee/budget/11_12/FY12%20Supt%20Preliminary%20Budget.pdf Preliminary Budget Highlights:Enrollment – The projected student enrollment for the district in 2011-12 is 3,461 students. This is a total increase of […]






New Elementary School at Fruit Street – HPS Press Release 1-6-11

New Elementary School at Fruit Street – HPS Press Release 1-6-11

For the past ten years, the School Committee has been discussing with the community the need to renovate and expand Center School to improve the quality of education for Hopkinton’s students. The age and condition of the present facility compromise learning. The age and condition […]