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New Hours for Hopkinton Elementary Schools 2015-2016

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The NEW Elementary School Start times effective in the 2015-2016 School Year are listed below:

Hopkins: Official start and end times 8:15 – 2:30
Elmwood: Official start and end times 9:00 - 3:15
Center: Official start and end times 9:00 – 3:15

Teachers vs. Students Basketball Game

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Come join us for the Teachers vs. Students Basketball Game!! It will take place on April 8 at 6:30PM and will be in the Hopkinton High School’s Athletic Center. This event is brought to you by the Relay for Life foundation.

Hopkinton ranks within Top 15 Public High Schools in State.

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Niche.com, a website that ranks High Schools, College's and neighborhoods throughout the country ranked Hopkinton as the 12th best Public High School in Massachusetts. Overall the site ranked 14,431 high schools throughout the country based on key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. 110 reviews of Hopkinton High School were sent to Niche and based on the reviews and statistics Hopkinton received an exceptional overall ranking.

Post Prom Needs Chaperones

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HHS After Prom - May 15th Party
Chaperones Needed
Sophomore Parents Pay it Forward!

Ask a friend or come with your spouse. Choose a shift or stay all night. First shift 11pm-2am,
Second shift 2am-5am. Current CORI required. Allow 3 weeks to apply.

WE NEED YOU! Come see what it's all about before your child attends next year. To volunteer please contact:

Carmela Canal - bcanal@verizon.net or Pam Vaccari - kpvac@verizon.net

Keefe Tech Students Win Awards

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KEEFE TECH STUDENTS BRING HOME AWARDS FROM TWO CONFERENCES

Students from Keefe Regional Technical High School won awards in both the District III Massachusetts SkillsUSA Conference and the annual Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference in recent weeks.

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Video Segment: 2014 Boston Marathon Winner Visits Hopkinton

As part of the Desire to Inspire program which serves the goal to inspire through the Marathon, 2014 Boston Marathon Winner Meb Keflezighi was greeted loudly as he entered Hopkinton Middle School and at the High School, Meb was greeted with welcome Meb signs featuring the Hiller H. Meb talked to students about being brought up in East Africa at a time of war, coming to America as a refugee and what led to his road to becoming the first American Boston Marathon Champion in the Men's Division in 31 years. Meb encouraged the students to follow their deams and never give up. "You want to do something greater than yourself, you are going to achieve great things and you never know when that day is going to come, so you do the right thing, keep working hard and keep being yourself."

Meb won born 1975 in Asmara, Entrea on the Eastern Coast of Africa and grew up in war torn conditions, he came to the United States in 1987 at the age of 11. Meb discovered he could have a future in running while he was in 7th grade, he ran a 5 minute 20 second mile. Meb competed in many running competitions while in school, he graduated UCLA with 4 NCAA championships. At the age of 38 Meb Keflizighi became the first American to win the Men's Division in the Boston Athletic Association Marathon since 1983. Meb also set the record at the 2014 Boston Marathon, completing the course with a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes and 37 seconds. Meb is the only marathon runner in history to win the Boston Marathon, New York Marathon and an Olympic Medal.

Selectmen John Mosher presented a proclamation to Meb and welcomed the 2014 Marathon winner an honorary citizen of Hopkinton. Mosher summed up the influence Meb had on most of the country when he crossed the finish line first at the 2014 Boston Marathon; "An American who faced potentially career ending adversity but stayed the course became the champion of the Boston Marathon...Your heart and victories speak to us all, you represented us all, Meb you are our champion."

For more information watch the video below and tune into HCAM News Monday, Wednesday and Friday's at 6 and 10pm!

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Video Segment: HMS Assistant Principal Talks Marathon Goals Program

A few weeks ago on HCAM News Middle School Assistant Principal Maryellen Grady announced she will be running the Boston Marathon on behalf of the Sky’s the limit Middle School Courtyard project. She mentioned her goal is to raise $5,000 for the project and this helped inspire a school wide program to encourage students to reach their goals before the Boston Marathon. The students goals are posted around the school hallways on yellow sheets and the staff posted their goals on Pink Sheets. "Their writing a goal that's attainable that can be reached before April 20th." Assistant Principal, Maryellen Grady Explains; "It's too teach the idea of perseverance and to be resilient individuals."

For More Information Watch Video.

Watch HCAM News Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 and 10pm on HCAM.

Keefe Tech Students Win Design Awards

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Keefe Regional Technical High School Graphic Communications students Taylor Moore and Brianna Medina recently won awards in the first annual student division of The Printing Industries of New England Regional Awards of Excellence competition.

Moore, a senior from Framingham won for a design of a multicolored screen-printed
t-shirt and Medina, a junior also from Framingham won with her screen-printed and embroidered shirt design of a logo for the school’s GSA club.

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Video Segment: Highlights of Hopkinton Middle School Talent Show

Students at Hopkinton Middle School took their talents to the stage at the Middle School talent show this past week. Here is a look at the many talented performers.

Don't Tolerate Disrespectful Behavior

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Respect for others is an essential element of a productive learning environment. Is your teen disrespectful? Establish guidelines for behavior now. Remember you are the parent and you are in charge!
Here are some ideas to try:

Make a list of acceptable behaviors. “In our house, we don't ... ” (use bad words, call people names, leave a mess for someone else to pick up, borrow without asking, etc.).

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