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Wake Up and Smell the Poetry at Night at Amazing Things!

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This is not an April Fools joke. Actually this is a true and exciting opportunity and invitation to join Wake up and Smell the Poetry taking the night-time stage Saturday night, May 4th at Amazing Things Arts Center. This center is located at 160 Hollis Center in Framingham MA. As host, I have been invited to bring a sampling of the many highlights of past 7 seasons to the stage at Amazing Things.

Phil Powers Jr. Deployed to Afghanistan

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On April 20, 2013 Philip Powers Jr. of 44 Grove Street, Hopkinton was deployed with the 344th Military Police Company Army Reserve unit. A deployment ceremony was held in Hartford, CT and upon departure, the unit traveled to Ft. Bliss, TX for preparedness training until departure in June to Afghanistan.

Philip is a graduate of Hopkinton High School, Class of 2009 and this spring, completed his junior year at Bridgewater State College in Bridgewater, MA where Philip is studying Criminal Justice.

Replacement parts

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Joints feel achy? Finding it harder to get up those stairs? Thinking about replacing a hip or knee?

Joint replacements are rising rapidly, with more than million people a year getting new joints, usually a hip or knee. And as the baby boomers approach their mid-sixties and obesity continues to be a problem, the number of replacements is expected to increase.

News from the Hopkinton Middle School Green Team

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In April, members of the Hopkinton Middle School Green Team were recognized at the State House for their efforts to make Middle School and the community a greener place. After receiving a Green Difference Award, students had the opportunity to meet with Representative Carolyn Dykema. Representative Dykema praised the team for its commitment to the environment and spoke with students about the importance of sustainable living.

May will be another exciting month for the Green Team. We will run a small electronics recycling drive. From May 6 – May 10, we will be collecting:

Sharing Support for Scordino for School Committee

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I write to share our support of Ellen Scordino for the open seat on the School Committee.

With young children in Hopkinton’s school system, we have a dedicated interest in selecting the right person for the school committee position. We need a person with foresight who can best fulfill the needs of our community to ensure Hopkinton continues to grow as a top notch school system by the time today’s Center School students reach high school.

Volunteers Needed for Timlin Race

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The Sharon Timlin 5k Race to Cure ALS is looking for VOLUNTEERS! Help us to Celebrate and participate in our 10th anniversary!

Date: Saturday, June 15
Time: 7:00am-12:00 pm - volunteer hours are broken up into 2 hour shifts -

The Timlin Race is in need of volunteers on and/or before RACE DAY. Please click on the link below to register to volunteer TODAY!

This is a great opportunity for students who need community service work.

Hiller Rackets Remain Undefeated

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On Friday, the Hiller Girls Varsity took down Millis at home, beating them 5-Love. Today Hillers hosted the Mustangs of Medway and shut them out 5-0 The girls overall record 7-0 (TVL 6-0).

In baseball news, the Varsity Baseball team improved to 5-1 (Overall, TVL) with a 4-3 victory at home over Millis on Friday, April 26. Senior Connor Hudson pitched five solid innings for the win, while Junior Andrew McMillan earned the save. Senior Ryan Sullivan and Junior Chris Moberg each had RBI doubles for the Hillers.

Rep. Dykema To Hold Local Office Hours

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Continuing a tradition that began when she was first elected, Representative Dykema will holding her quarterly office hours in each of the four towns of the 8th Middlesex District next month.

Friday, May 17
Coffee Haven
76 Railroad Street

Friday, May 17
Hopkinton Gourmet
43 Main Street

Friday, May 3rd
Noon -1pm
Southborough House of Pizza
5 Main Street

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Michael Franchock: Reconnecting with Hopkinton High School Graduates

Where are they now? That was the question Mike Franchock, the AP Language teacher at Hopkinton High School, asked himself about some of his past students. But instead of wondering, he decided to find out. Watch the HCAM News video to learn what motivated him to track down some of his former students, how he has reconnected and what he hopes to achieve by keeping their memories and their recent accomplishments alive.

To read his first article featuring Archana Vamanrao click here and be sure to watch for more to come!

Archana Vamanrao: Still a Hopkinton Superstar

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Archana Vamanrao

This article is the first in a series of articles written by Michael Franchock, the AP Language Teacher at Hopkinton High School, as he reconnects with past students.

This is the first in a series of articles about the outstanding young people who have graduated from the Hopkinton School District in the past decade and what they are doing now. So many amazing students come through our schools every year, and it is important to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the kids who have helped make Hopkinton one of the best school districts in the state.


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