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"Yah!!!… Shout it out…You have EVERY reason to be proud!

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The Hopkinton Hiller Cheerleaders put it all together This past weekend and came in Second Place in the New England “Spirit” Cheer Championship. This is the highest High School sponsored competition in New England. The very best come to this competition from all over New England’s six States. Hopkinton wasn’t intimidated and did not withdraw from the challenge. This fantastic group of young women went out on the mat today and arguably performed their best routine of the year.

Representative Dykema Announces Local Office Hours

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

“Being accessible to constituents was a pledge I made when I was first elected,” said Dykema. “I’ve learned so much from all those who have come to meet with me and I appreciate hearing their thoughts and ideas.”

Residents are encouraged to stop in to the office hours to share concerns, questions and opinions on state issues or simply to chat over a cup of coffee.

HCAM Newscast returns

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HCAM television is pleased to announce that Tom Nappi has joined our staff as News Director. Tom will be following local news and events, keeping our community updated through our website, social media and photo sharing sites.
Tom has anchored his first newscast, and it will air on HCAM-TV Mon-Wed-Fri at 6:00 and 10:00 pm. It is also available streaming here:
Watch for Tom as he covers the Town, and if you have a news tip, contact him at

Tee Off for the Library

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Try your hand at a round of mini-golf inside the Hopkinton Library!

Tickets: $5 per player at the door

Tee Times:
Friday, April 4 - 11am to 1pm (Toddler Time with plastic clubs) and 1pm to 8pm (Open Play for all ages)
Saturday, April 5 - 10am to 1pm (Open Play for all ages)

HPTA Chili Cook-Off THIS Saturday!

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On Saturday, March 22, at 6pm at the Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Central St, Holliston

Purchase tickets online at, Tickets will be available at the door!

• 16 different samples of chili
• Pulled pork sliders & mac-n-cheese (donated by Dinner & Company)
• Cornbread & dessert (brownies donated by Red Rock/cake pops donated by 5 Star Sweets!)
• Soda & water

Above included in your low $25 ticket price

Hopkins Principal’s Coffee - Friday, March 21

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You are invited to attend a Principal's Coffee tomorrow, Friday, March 21, from 9:30 to 10:30 in the Hopkins Large Conference Room.
Topics for Discussion Include:

1) School Updates (Mr. Greg Martineau, Principal)
2) Overview of the Common Core and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness and for College and Careers (PARCC) Field Test (Mr. Robert Berlo – Directory of Secondary Education)
3) Looking Ahead to Next School Year – Transition Planning (Mr. Greg Martineau, Principal)
4) Open Conversation

Hope you can make it!

Motivate Learning by Joining Your Teen in Reading Activities

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Teens who read for pleasure have big vocabularies and strong thinking skills. They usually do well in school. Yet so many other teens rarely pick up a book or magazine unless a teacher has assigned them to do it. Help your teen get into the reading habit with these ideas:

Have a reading party on a cold or rainy day. Offer to make a favorite snack. Then gather in one room for at least 30 minutes of reading time. Each person gets to read whatever he wants.

Class Placement 2014-2015

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Dear Elementary Parents,

The Elementary School faculties will soon be meeting to plan student placement for next year. At Center School, the team places students for Grades 1 and 2; at Elmwood School, the team places students for Grades 3 and 4; and at Hopkins School, the team places students for grades 5 and 6.

Virginia "Ginny" Macmillan Hankinson, 92

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Virginia Ginny Macmillan Hankinson, 92, died peacefully at her home in Boothbay Harbor, the morning of March 11, 2014. She was born in Framingham, MA, on November 8, 1920 to Walter and Grace L. (Spinney) Robbins. She graduated from Hopkinton High School and attended Framingham Normal School. She married Robert Norcross Macmillan on August 26, 1939. Her work life included Telechron, Dennison and many years as a waitress at Kens Steak House where she met and worked with many people who became life-long friends.

Frank Sivo Announces School Committee Candidacy

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I am pleased to announce my candidacy for the Hopkinton School Committee. My wife Eve Voegeli and I have made Hopkinton our home for nearly 20 years. We have four children, all of whom attend Hopkinton public schools.


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