Month: October 2014

Elementary School Building Committee Update

Elementary School Building Committee Update

On October 21, the Designer Selection Panel of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) finalized the selection of the design firm for the Center School project.  Drumney Rosane Anderson, Inc (DRA) was selected by the Panel which included, as representatives of Hopkinton, Michael Shepherd, Vice Chair of […]

Invitation to a conversation on the future of Hopkinton 10/28 @ 7:00pm

Invitation to a conversation on the future of Hopkinton 10/28 @ 7:00pm

Join the Town’s Visioning Group for a conversation on the future of Hopkinton on Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00-9:00pm, at the Senior Center, 28 Mayhew Street. The Town of Hopkinton, with assistance of professional planning consultants, is conducting a workshop as part of the community visioning project. The purpose […]

New Strategic Plan Now in Place

New Strategic Plan Now in Place

At their September 18 meeting, the School Committee unanimously voted to adopt the 2014-2020 Strategic Plan: Read the Full 2014-2020 Strategic Plan Strategic Plan Objectives: EFFECTIVE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP Attract, develop, and sustain an effective school leadership team Establish a clearly defined set of goals aligning the […]

Foreign Language Five-Year Plan

Foreign Language Five-Year Plan

This post was edited to better reflect the purpose and usage of the Foreign Language Plan presented to the school committee. The Foreign Language Five-Year Strategic Plan was shared with the School Committee at their October 2nd meeting.  Several goals were outlined in the plan.  […]

A New Face at Town Hall and Several Key Positions Open

A New Face at Town Hall and Several Key Positions Open

Over the summer Chris Howell was hired as Hopkinton’s new Finance Director, replacing Christopher Ketchen who left last spring to become the Town Manager of Lenox. Howell comes to Hopkinton from Dedham, where he was a financial analyst. He has a masters degree in public administration from Suffolk University […]

School Enrollment at Peak

School Enrollment at Peak

At the October 2 School Committee meeting, Superintendent Dr MacLeod presented the annual school enrollment as of October 1. The enrollment for this year is currently at 3,462 students, or 36 students more than NESDEC‘s projection. This makes 2014-15 tied with 2009-10 as the district’s all time highest […]