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Delegates Elected to State Convention

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Thursday night (5/21) Hopkinton Democrats caucused and elected our delegation to the 2015 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. The delegation will be:

Brian Hassan
Darlene Hayes
Maureen Bumiller
Frank D'Urso
Laura Hanson
Paul McCarthy
Andrew Hayes
Christine Dietz

Congratulations to all our delegates.

Don't Let Your Student Become a Distraction

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Teachers can't teach if they're busy disciplining students. Parents can help teachers make the most of learning time by reinforcing school rules. That includes talking about them and enforcing the same rules at home.
What is it that teachers need students to do most? Here are some basic rules that will keep your teen out of trouble in the classroom:

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Video: Hopkinton Police Association Fishing Derby

The Hopkinton Police Association hosted a fishing derby. HCAM's Mike Torosian caught up with Officer Phil Powers and Chief Ed Lee. The event featured
food, face painting and of course some fishing. Some Awards were also given out.

See Highlights Below

Also check out photos from the event:

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VIdeo: Girl Scout Troop #65040 Acts Out African Water Crisis

Girl Scout Troop #65040 performed a short to play to depict the water crisis in Africa. 1 in 8 people throughout the world do not have access to clean water. Many African countries have a lack of access to clean water and suffer from Illness from drinking contaminated water. According to the average North American uses an average of 158.5 Gallons of water a day compared to about 3-5 gallons a day used by a person in the developing world. You can see some more eye raising statistics here:

In the first video you can see the short 6 part play which depicts why developed countries should be considerate with water usage. The play shows the harsh impact on underdeveloped countries when water is used wastefully.

In the 2nd video Girl Scout troop #65040 talks more about the problem and what you can do to help.

Keefe Tech Seniors Accepted into Competitive Nursing Programs

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Choosing to attend Keefe Regional Technical High school has greatly
impacted students majoring in the Health Careers Program. Acceptance into competitive nursing
programs is a challenging prospect. This year, Health Career seniors are thrilled their practical
training and hard work has paid off!

Keefe Tech Announces Term 2 Honor Roll Students

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FRAMINGHAM, MA – Keefe Regional Technical School is pleased to announce the following students have been named to the school’s Term 2 Honor Roll.

Ashland – High Honors: Grade 9, Sean Lammerding. Honors: Grade 9, Jake Cushing, Erin Keefe, Ana Sheehy and Nicholas Shibel. Grade 10, Nickolas Grover, Makayla Hicks and Nicolas Rioux. Grade 11, Madison Brown, Nicholas Cunningham, Kevin MacLeod, Joseph Rock, Michael Taddeo and Tatiana Tinsley-Busby. Grade 12, Travis Morazzini, Jocelyn Orellana, Nicole Shearer and Leticia Silva.

Enter Stage Left Theater Presents Tony-Award Winner “1776”

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Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) presents “1776,” the Tony Award winning Broadway musical that follows our nation’s forefathers as they struggle to craft the Declaration of Independence. Directed by Paul Champlin. Book by Peter Stone. Music and Lyrics by Sherman Edwards. Performances are Friday–Saturday, June 12–13, at 7:30 and Sunday, June 14, at 2 p.m. at Hopkinton High School (90 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton).

Raiders Top Hillers in Rematch

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The Hiller Girls Varsity Tennis Team was served there first loss of the season, losing to the Raiders 3-2 at Dover-Sherborn.

Hopkinton won at #1 Singles and #1 Doubles (Olivia Anderson 6-0, 6-2; Sydney and Laney Emerson 6-1, 6-1). But D/S played a very strong rematch (HHS prevailed 4-1 the first time the teams met) and won the final 3 points all in close, hard fought matches.

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Video: Keep Smilin' 4 Abbie hosts "A Day at the Derby"

The Keep Smilin 4 Abbie Fund hosted "A Day at the Derby" on the day of the Kentucky Derby. The event featured derby squares, raffles, a silent auction and more. The event raised around $30,000 in the fight against Anaphylaxis.

Steven Benford, father of Abbie Benford who passed away from an anaphylactic reaction at the age of 15 announced that $25,021 will be a gift commitment to the Wyss institute to fund "Project Abbie", a project to develop an anaphylaxis auto-detection and therapeutic device.

For more information on Keep Smilin' 4 Abbie check out

Video 1: You can see a summary of "A Day at the Derby"

Video 2: See the full speeches and Gift Commitment Ceremony to Project Abbie

Hillers Announce new Girls Varsity Soccer Coach

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Hopkinton High School is pleased to announce the selection of Renee Hilbrunner as our new Varsity Girls Soccer Coach. Renee is a English and Social Studies teacher at Hopkinton High School. She is a former standout soccer player at St. Lawrence University and at Groton-Dunstable High School. Throughout the process Renee stood out with her passion, soccer knowledge, and her ability to articulate her vision for the Hiller Girls Soccer program.


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