Month: November 2013

Early Childhood Education: “A Vision for the Future” Forum

Early Childhood Education: “A Vision for the Future” Forum

Several parents and community members joined Dr. MacLeod and the Administrative Leadership Team on November 6th.  Don’t miss out on the next opportunity to meet with Dr. Cathy MacLeod, Superintendent, and Mrs. Lauren Dubeau, Center School Principal, who will share their plans for improving Early Childhood […]






Public Input Requested for new Strategic Plan

Public Input Requested for new Strategic Plan

The Hopkinton School Committee is beginning the process of developing a new 5-year Strategic Plan to guide the work of the district. The School Committee is seeking input from across the community to use as the foundation for targeted goals and outcomes. To gather information […]






Announcing: Superintendent Public Forums November 6 and 18

Announcing: Superintendent Public Forums November 6 and 18

On November 6, the Hopkinton Public Schools Administrative Leadership Team will be hosting a Public Forum. This will be an opportunity to learn about their priorities and how they are collaborating to meet the needs of your children. On November 18, Superintendent Dr. MacLeod and […]






High School Principal Update

High School Principal Update

In a listserv email on Friday, November 1, Dr. Cathy MacLeod let parents know that she has accepted the resignation of Michael Cournoyer as Hopkinton High School Principal. She also announced the permanent appointment of Mr. Evan Bishop as Principal. Secondly she announced the appointment of Mr. Jake […]






Open Town Positions

Open Town Positions

There are several vacancies on town Boards and Committees. ● ADA Oversight Committee (1 seat) ● Appropriation Committee (1 seat) ● Board of Appeals Associate Member (2 seats) ● Capital Improvement Committee (2 seats) ● Community Preservation Committee At-Large (1 seat) ● Cultural Council (Maximum […]






Hopkinton Citizen Survey Results 2013

Hopkinton Citizen Survey Results 2013

At the October 1, 2013 Hopkinton Board of Selectmen meeting, the National Citizen Survey™ (NCS) presented the results of the recent survey it conducted on behalf of the town. The presentation explained that it was a valid scientific survey using a random selection of 1,200 households […]






School Enrollment Up 47 More Students than Projected this Year

School Enrollment Up 47 More Students than Projected this Year

At the June 20, 2013 School Committee meeting the non-profit New England School Development Council (NESDEC) presented detailed school enrollment projections which predicted a total enrollment of 3,412 in grades Pre-K-12 for the 2013-14 school year. Later at the October 17 School Committee meeting, Superintendent […]






Milford Casino: Impacts on Water Supply and Area Schools

Milford Casino: Impacts on Water Supply and Area Schools

Casino Water Impact Update In a press release last week, Selectman Brian Herr of the MetroWest Anti-Casino Coalition released an independent study of the water supply and demand related to the proposed Foxwoods Casino in Milford. The results are profoundly damning.  Kleinfelder, a global authority in water engineering, […]