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Video: Scholars & Stars: Elite Kenyan Runners at Elmwood School 2017

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For the 25th year in row, John Hancock introduced the Elmwood students to some of the elite Marathon runners from Kenya. This year the runners at Elmwood included 2012 Men's Boston Marathon Champion, Wesley Korir, 2015 Women's Boston Marathon Champion, Caroline Rotich and also Wilson Chebet, Geoffrey Kirui, Sammy Kitwara, Emmanuel Mutai, Daniel Salel, Joyce Chepkirui, Gladys Cherono, Valentine Kipketer, Edna Kipligat and Brigid Kosgei. View photos at Scene in Hopkinton. View the full ceremony below.

Public Notice from Department of Youth and Family Services: Enjoy Prom & Graduation Season

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Enjoy Prom& Graduation Season
But remember, this can be both a wonderful time of year, as
well as a time of increased risk for teens. In fact, the highest
risk of first-time alcohol use occurs in the Prom& Graduation
season.

Here are some ways to keep your family safe:

• Talk openly about substance use with your teen. Be clear
that you do not want your teen to use alcohol or other
drugs. Talk about ways to have fun without drinking or
using drugs.

Video: 2017 Hopkinton Middle School 2.62 Mile Run/Walk

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It was another great year of the Annual 2.62 mile run/walk in honor of the upcoming 26.2 mile Boston Marathon. Despite a chilly day, the kids were ready to race, check out some scenes from this years Desire to Inspire run/walk in the video below.

John Hancock Brings Boston Marathon Champions and Other Elite Kenyan Runners to Elmwood Elementary for Rally

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Roughly 500 children from the Elmwood Elementary School in Hopkinton will shout jambo (which means greetings in Swahili) when 2015 Boston Marathon women’s champion Caroline Rotich joins 2012 Boston Marathon men’s champion Wesley Korir and several other elite runners from Kenya as they arrive in the Elmwood Elementary School gym in Hopkinton on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 10 a.m., for the annual pre-race rally.

Video: Hopkinton Relay for Life Update April 2017

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On March 29, a group of students who will be participating in the Relay for Life from Hopkinton High School went to Boston to attend the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s annual state lobby day. "This year, more than 2,800 Massachusetts kids will become new daily smokers. These youth advocates are working to change that." They met with lawmakers to urge support of a comprehensive tobacco control bill, which would, among other things, increase the legal age of sale of tobacco to 21.

The Hopkinton Parent Teacher Association fundraising events for the 2016-2017 school year

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The Hopkinton Parent Teacher Association is excited to announce our fundraising events for the 2016-2017 school year. Our goal is to raise over $100,000 this year! We invite you to “Team Up for Education” by becoming a sponsor or donating an item or service. This year’s events include:
· Cinco de Mayo Concert – May 5

· Carnival – June 8-11

· One-Bid Auction – online via e-mail in the late Spring

Free Jazz Night on April 12

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Dear Hopkinton Community Members,

Video: Girl Scout, Julianna Lucas Creates Video About Hopkinton Middle School Parking Safety

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Hopkinton, Girl Scout, Julianna Lucas made a video regarding parking safety at Hopkinton Middle School for her Silver Award video. The video is very informative and especially helpful to incoming students and their parents. See the interview with Julianna and video below.

Video: First Registered Female Runner to Complete Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer Visits Hopkinton

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Kathrine Switzer was born in Amberg, Germany in 1947. She is an American Author, Television commentator and a marathon runner who will be participating in this years Boston Marathon.

Hopkinton HS Club Spring Clean Up Fundraiser

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The Hopkinton High School BPA Club is pleased to offer a great way to recycle clothing and household goods while supporting their efforts to compete locally and nationally. Their big drop off date is Saturday April 8th from 8am to 1pm in the Hopkinton High School parking lot and you can also drop off ahead of time during school hours by contacting their advisor Mr. Scott.

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