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A Conversation with the Chairman of the Ballot Question Committee

HCAM News talked with Cindy Bernardo, Chairman of the Ballot Question Committee for the New Elementary School at Fruit Street, to talk about what a ballot question committee is, why she formed the committee and what she hopes to accomplish.

"We formed the committee to show our support for the new school at Fruit Street that is going to be proposed at the Special Town Meeting in March," said Bernardo.

Residents form Committee to Support New Elementary School

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“The Ballot Question Committee for Hopkinton’s New Elementary School " announced today that they have submitted papers to the Hopkinton Town Clerk 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 Fruit Street.

Nurses Needed

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Hopkinton Public Schools is seeking qualified School Nurse Substitutes. For more information, including how to apply, please visit the Employment section of the district web site: www.hopkinton.k12.ma.us

Kindergarten Registration Next Week

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Registration for incoming kindergarten and first grade students for the 2011-2012 school year will begin next Thursday, December 30 from 9am to 2pm at Center School. A second registration day is also scheduled for Wednesday, January 4 from 1:30pm to 7:30pm.

If your child is eligible to attend kindergarten in September 2011, or if your child will be a new first grade student for September 2011, you must register your child for school.

Hopkinton High School offers Adult Chinese Course

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Jilliing Pan

Hopkinton High School will be offering a unique opportunity to learn one of society’s critical languages through a 10 week adult Chinese course beginning in January. This course will be taught by Jiling Pan, a Chinese exchange teacher working at Hopkinton High School, and will focus on understanding and speaking basic Chinese words and phrases that would be helpful when traveling in China or building foundational knowledge of the Chinese language for future study.

Superintendent Search Process Underway - Parents and Community Invited to Participate

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Dr. John Phelan is retiring after 11 years of service to the Hopkinton School District. The Hopkinton School Committee has engaged the services of the New England School Development Council (NESDEC) to assist them in the search process for a new Superintendent of Schools.

Center School Evacuated

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The odor of gas outside the front door of Center School caused the evacuation of students to the field behind the school on Friday, December 10. The Hopkinton Fire Department responded and after approximately ten minutes, students and faculty were allowed back into the gym to await further instruction.

According to Fire Chief Ken Clark, the source of the gas odor was residual from gas being released somewhere else in the area, but did not originate from Center School. As of today, the source of the gas odor has yet to be determined.

MIddle School Holiday Toy Drive

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Donations are needed for the Middle School Holiday Toy Drive. Sponsored by several groups, including Best Buddies, Communiteen and the Student Council, the drive is focused on gifts for children aged 10-16 years old. Those wishing to contribute can drop off new, unwrapped toys at the Main Office in the Middle School now through Friday, December 17th. All donations will support the local Hopkinton community through Project Just Because.

Registration Opens for HPTA Extracurricular Programs

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Ultimate Sports, Little Actors, Karate and Lego Mania are among the courses being offered by the HPTA for their winter session of extracurricular programs. Registration for the HPTA Extracurricular Programs at Center, Elmwood and Hopkins schools opens at 12:01 AM on December 8 and can be done online at www.hptaonline.com or on a first-come, first-serve basis at all of the participating schools.

Foreign Language Department Looking for Host Families

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The Hopkinton High School Foreign Language Department is looking for Hopkinton Host Families for 12 French exchange students over a two-week period from the last week of February until the first or second week of March. For more information or an application, please email Mr. Mitchell at [email protected]

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