Weekly Roundup – 09/01/2019

Weekly Roundup – 09/01/2019

Planning Board Actions taken on 8/26/19 • Ashland officials challenge Eversource pipe plan • State lifts cease-and-desist order against Greyhound Friends • Policy to Mitigate the Risk from Mosquito-Borne Illness • Three Hopkinton police officers get OK to retire for on-duty injuries; decision pending state…

Weekly News Roundup – 08/25/2019

Weekly News Roundup – 08/25/2019

What are you most curious about? What would you want eHop to report about in Hopkinton? • Aerial spraying for mosquitoes to start Sunday in many MetroWest communities • Aerial Mosquito Control Summer 2019 • Superintendent Dr. Carol Cavanaugh Updates on new Hopkinton Middle and High…

Dear eHop: Impact of an underride & slowing growth on taxes?

Dear eHop: Impact of an underride & slowing growth on taxes?

Dear eHop:  Could you explain the underride, slowing growth, and how they interact in restricting our ability to raise taxes the following year in case of an emergency? eHop: A couple of similar questions came up at Know Your Vote in anticipation of the Town…

The FY20 Budget Process:  How to Follow and Get Involved

The FY20 Budget Process: How to Follow and Get Involved

While Annual Town Meeting may seem a long way off, Hopkinton officials and Board and Committee members are busy planning the Town’s FY20 budget.   Over the next two months key decisions will be made about what items will and will not be included in next…

Superintendent Finalists Public Forum Dates

Superintendent Finalists Public Forum Dates

Public Forums on Monday, December 4, 2017: Mr. Peter Light:  Middle School Auditorium, 6:00-6:45 PM Mr. Gregory Martineau:  Middle School Auditorium, 7:00-7:45 PM Public Forums on Wednesday, December 6, 2017: Mr. Kevin Carney:  Middle School Auditorium, 6:00-6:45 PM Dr. Carol Cavanaugh:  Middle School Auditorium, 7:00-7:45 PM The Hopkinton School…

Public Forum 2/11 to Meet the Finalist for Assistant Superintendent

Public Forum 2/11 to Meet the Finalist for Assistant Superintendent

A finalist for the position of Hopkinton Public Schools’ Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development has been selected.  An integral part of the process involves parent, staff, and community input.  The Superintendent, Dr. Cathy MacLeod, invites interested parents, staff, and community members to…

Strategic Plan Forum Update

Strategic Plan Forum Update

On June 17 and 19, Superintendent Dr Cathy MacLeod held public forums on the Strategic Plan Overview, which was put together over the past year incorporating feedback from various forums and survey data. The Mission Statement of “Learn, Create, and Achieve Together” remains the same, but…

Co-Teaching Forum Update

Co-Teaching Forum Update

On June 3 and 4, Superintendent Dr Cathy MacLeod held two public forums to explain the philosophy behind co-teaching, which is one of the instructional interventions that will be offered for students who need it next year in Math and English Language Arts (ELA) in…