[HMHS News] Hawk News week of Jan 5
schamberlin at hopkintonschools.org
Sat Jan 6 10:46:37 EST 2007
We foster a learning environment that is safe, supportive, and
We promote personal integrity, intellectual curiosity, and civic
We provide traditional and innovative opportunities for students to
maximize their potential.
Thoughts from along the adventure:
I hope everyone had a wonderful vacation. It does seem strange with no
snow and the unbelievably warm weather.
I would like to thank everyone who came out to support the Clash of the
Titans II fundraising event for the New Hampshire Special Olympics,
which was held on the Friday before winter break. The event raised
over $1500 with a special $500 donation from the Police Officers
Association of Hopkinton.
One of the most enjoyable events of the year took place today: our
annual Back to Hopkinton. Fourteen members of the Class of 2006 spoke
to juniors and seniors about life after Hopkinton. The students
listened intently to the words of wisdom given by our most recent
alumni. It is always nice to see the recent graduates.
It amazes me how early we start planning for next year. The Program of
Studies is being reviewed and changes are being made. Scholarship time
is also upon us. Parents and guardians of seniors, please remind your
youngsters to check out local and regional scholarship opportunities.
The guidance office has a listing of available local, national, state,
college-related, and major-related scholarships, as well as a file
cabinet containing criteria and applications.
Yesterday, Mr. Alberici led a group of Hopkinton High School trumpet
players in performing at the inauguration of Governor John H. Lynch.
The students truly appreciated the honor and enjoyed the once in a
Next week, we will begin taking advantage of the warm weather for our
middle school students. To increase middle school students' physical
activity in the winter months, a section of the driveway in front of
the school will be coned off during lunch. Students will have the
opportunity to play catch, foursquare, and other games.
Please check out Hopkinton High School's online newspaper, the Talon,
now in blog format. The Talon is located at
http://hhstalon.blogspot.com/. There are some wonderful articles
The next time you are in the middle and high school’s parking lot, look
up at the light poles. Over winter break, Mr. Schaefer installed our
new street banners, which are a gift from the Class of 2006.
On Tuesday, January 9, the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) will meet in
the high school conference room at 5:00pm. This week’s agenda will
include meeting our newest teachers. The meeting, as always, is open
to anyone interested.
Have a wonderful weekend!
"A weekly note"
Hopkinton High School and Hopkinton Middle School
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GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT DIRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER: 746-2502
HHS Sports Information Line...call 746-NEWS, extension one!
HHS Online calendar
MESSAGES FROM THE PRINCIPAL
*If you get the chance, tune into WKXL, 1450am, on your radio tomorrow,
January 6, at 12:30pm. You will be listening to two Hopkinton High
School seniors competing with two seniors from Merrimack Valley High
School in the Tournament of Learning.
High School Mid Term/Final Exam Dates
Thursday, January 18
Friday, January 19
Monday, January 22
Tuesday, January 23
*Junior Class Fundraiser
The Junior Class at Hopkinton High School would like to make your
holiday clean up easier. They are willing to either come pick up your
Christmas tree, or if you prefer to drop off your tree, you may do so
by bringing your tree behind Hopkinton High School in the dirt parking
lot on January 6 & 7 from 8–4 PM. The cost to drop off your tree or to
have it picked up is only $5.00.
After all the trees have been collected, the Junior Class will dispose
of them in an environmentally friendly manner by sending them through a
wood chipper. The Junior Class will then donate the chips to the Town
Please contact the Junior Class advisors, Patty Connolly or Dave Chase,
to arrange your pick up @ pconnolly at hopkintonschools.org or
dchase at hopkintonschools.org.
*READ THE TALON at http://hhstalon.blogspot.com
It’s your student’s newspaper!
The library is open daily until 3:30pm and has extended its hours on
Monday, January 8, Day 2
Cheerleading, audi, 6-8pm
MS Drama, audi, 3-4:30pm
MS Art Club, rm. 410, 3-4pm
Drivers Ed, rm. 203, 5pm
Tuesday, January 9, Day 1
Forensics Club, rm. 204, 7:30am
Drivers Education, rm. 203, 3-5pm
PAC Meeting, 5:00pm, administrative conference room
Wednesday, January 10, Day 2
HS Drama, audi, 3-5pm
Cheerleading, audi, 6-8pm
Thursday, January 11, Day 1
Drivers Ed., rm. 203, 3-5pm
Environmental Club, rm. 208, 5:15-6pm
Friday, January 12, Day 0
No school, professional day
Saturday, January 13
High School Musical, performances at 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Have a great weekend!
Middle School News!
January 19 – Winter Carnival Day at Gunstock
Click here for direct access to the middle school homework pages!
January 9 – School Board meeting
January 12 – No School, professional day
January 13 - High School Musical, 2pm and 7:30pm
January 15 – No school
January 19 – Middle School Winter Carnival Day at Gunstock
January 22 - Project Graduation Meeting, 6:30pm, rm. 203
February 2 – Report cards distributed
February 6 – School Board meeting
February 14 – High school math meet @ Central
February 15 – Middle school math meet, Henniker
February 19 – Curriculum Night
February 23 – Winter Carnival Day
February 26 – March 2, Winter break
This year there are two groups of students from Hopkinton High School
that are traveling to Honduras to help build classrooms, paint, rebuild
and teach. Students are bringing down suitcases of donations. Please
help the people and villages of Honduras by donating from the list
below. Please bring donations to the high school. Thank you
Please note: Cold and cough medicine, vitamins, Tylenol, and Advil
must be hand carried to the office by parents and guardians. Students
may not transport these items to school.
Kids cold and cough medicine (See important message above)
Kids vitamins, Tylenol and Advil (See important message above)
Clothing: Small sizes
Socks (ages 5-12)
Notebooks (no wire binders)
Pencils and sharpeners
Hand Soaps (ex. small bottles from hotels)
Kid sized back packs
Small dolls, toys and games. (ex. barbies, small cars, jewelry)
Monetary donations are appreciated, please make checks payable to
Hopkinton High School, memo: Honduras Donation.
Baseball and Softball Registration
$35 - T-ball & Coach Pitch (Grades K-2)
$45 - 9 yrs. – 15 yrs (Grades 3 & up) *
Jan 6th (Saturday) 8 - 9:30 am - @ HHS during Bitty Ball
Jan 8th (Monday) 5:30 to 7:00 pm - @ Maple Street School
Jan 10th(Wednesday) 5:30 to 7:00 pm - @ Maple Street School
Jan 13th (Saturday) 8 - 9:30 am - @ HHS during Bitty Ball
* Boys Babe Ruth requires the purchase of uniform in addition to the
above registration fee (if applicable, players may use their uniform
from prior years). An additional $30 is payable at registration and
players are also responsible to purchase baseball pants.
HYSA relies on parent volunteers to provide quality programs for the
youth of our town. Please come prepared to volunteer as a coach,
assistant, concession helper or team parent. For more information,
contact Darren Winslow @ 746-2814 or via email at winslow at conknet.com.
Additional information regarding specific program levels is also
available at our website….
HOPKINTON BOOSTER CLUB
The Hopkinton Booster Club now carries youth sizes in Hawk sweatshirts
and long sleeve T-shirts. You may also purchase items at home
basketball games or by contacting Joanne or Maggie at Maple Street
School or call 746-4195.
Items available are, sweatshirts, long sleeve T-shirts, blankets,
sandals, tote bags, flannel pants, key chains, car decals, umbrellas,
tattoos, and stuffed Hawks.
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