Hopkinton Boys XC Has a Bright Future

Brendan Coccio

December 6, 2017

Filed under Features, Humans of HHS, Sports

Hopkinton Boy’s XC has enjoyed a great season so far, but their future shows even more promise. Over the past two seasons, the program has experienced an upward trend and many key team members plan to return next year, as th...

Failing Test Grades in AP Physics Boosted Through “Curving”

Justin Bouffard

November 7, 2017

Filed under Features, Student Life

Students new to the high school may be surprised to learn that in some classes, a 50% on a test can be a passing grade.  This is because of grade curves, a grading method used by more difficult courses to boost grades. “My...

New Business Classes at HHS

Ellie Micallef

October 25, 2017

Filed under Features, Teachers

Applying classroom lessons to the real world can sometimes be difficult, and not offering enough classes where this can be done can be even more difficult when it comes to finding the right career. This past year at Hopkinton...

Meet the International Students of HHS

Caitlin Dean

October 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Student Life

Every August, a small group of students from all over the world arrive to join the Hopkinton High School community, coming from countries such as China, Italy, Thailand, and Brazil. For many of them, it is there first time in...

No Running From Injuries

No Running From Injuries

October 24, 2017

Northeastern: A Deeper Look

Samuel Worrell, Student

October 19, 2017

Filed under Features

The time has come where students will log onto the Common App for the first time. Some are approaching the extensive process, while others have done all their supplementals. In fact, their college counselor mapped out their whole...

Reinventing the HHS library

Camryn D'Aloia, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Features

  When’s the last time that you went to the library to actually read or check out a book? Today, the whole idea of high school libraries filled with aisles upon aisles of bookcases and silent students reading is...

Music and the mind

Rebeka Pohl, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Features

Every single day, people are out and about, keeping themselves occupied, but it can get boring without some sort of stimulation. Most people listen to music to get themselves through various activities, but why do people tend...

Looking ahead to college

Matthew Laurence, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Features

Anxiety, confusion, excitement, happiness. All words associated with the migration most seniors will be making this summer. For years and years students dream of making it to their perfect college, of the adventures they’ll hav...

Tried yet denied

Sasha Hagan, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Features

Every day at 2 p.m. a ritual happens in the neighborhoods of Hopkinton. Seniors run to their mailboxes in the hopes of finding a large envelope from their dream school. However, not every senior is so lucky when they receive t...

Effects of Coffee

Abby Bartlett, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Features

It is the dark brown substance that some people swear by and some people dismiss at the drop of a hat. Coffee. It may be one of the most studied drinks out there, yet so many people are still  misinformed about it. “I dr...

Do Parents Make the College Process More Stressful?

Meghan Herlihy, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Features

The college process is stressful enough as it is, but the added pressure from parents can make the process even tougher. Many can become too involved in the college process and become almost overbearing. Parents want to see...

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