Laptops, Building Committee, Center Principal and Elmwood Roof

1-to-1 Laptop Program Update
At the December 20 School Committee meeting, Kathy Dooley and Ashoke Ghosh presented an update on the 9th Grade 1-to-1 Laptop program, including results of a recent survey of teachers, students and parents. The majority of survey respondents were positive about the program. Read the survey results…

Elementary School Building Committee Update
The Board of Selectmen voted to appoint John Mosher as their representative on the next School Building Committee. The School Committee voted to appoint Jon Graziano (voting member) and Scott Aghababian (non-voting member) as its two representatives on the committee. In addition, at the December 20 School Committee meeting, Dr Hiersche reported that 11 members of the public applied for the four At-Large positions on the committee. Stay tuned for more information on this new committee…

Center School Interim Principal Update
At the December 20 School Committee meeting, Dr Hiersche reported that he was currently interviewing candidates for the Center School Interim Principal position. Click to read the job description. He hoped to appoint an Interim Principal within a week or two, so that there would be some overlap before Dr Kennedy leaves, sometime during the week of January 14. Read more in the Hopkinton Crier or stay tuned for more information after tonight’s School Committee meeting.

Elmwood Roof Update
According to the Hopkinton Crier, the committee overseeing the Elmwood School roof project was scheduled to meet Wednesday afternoon to interview four architect firms bidding on the project. Read more in the Hopkinton Crier or stay tuned for more information after tonight’s School Committee meeting.