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HHS Students Go Abroad

December 15, 2017

Each year, a group of students and teachers adventure abroad over the winter and spring breaks, in recent years going to places such as Europe, Belize, Peru, and much more.  They participate in service projects, global conferences...

The Ins and Outs of Half Days

Matt Carnes

November 20, 2017

At Hopkinton High School, there are seven scheduled early release or dismissal days in the 2017/2018 schedule. This is the same amount as the 2016/2017 school year, but one more than the previous two school years. Of those...

Stress: Can it be Managed?

Olivia Coelho

November 20, 2017

As the school year becomes more routine, students start gaining more control over their schedules and organization. But as the year goes on, the difficulty and amount of work increases as well, and it is this transition that leads...

Student Time After School

Archie Lock

November 17, 2017

With students reporting that their workload outside of school is increasing and teachers struggling to captivate students who are too tired in class to participate in some cases, every student’s use of time after school is becoming...

Failing Test Grades in AP Physics Boosted Through “Curving”

Justin Bouffard

November 7, 2017

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...

Meet the International Students of HHS

Caitlin Dean

October 24, 2017

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...

Student Council’s Big Plans For Pep Rally

Ted Torres

October 24, 2017

Pep Rally has always been a major part of the school community during the start of October. Students look forward to spirit week and pep rally every year. Student council normally organizes all the events of pep rally and ensures ...

HHS Students Get Real About the Recruiting Process

Emma Murphy

October 19, 2017

The recruiting process definitely comes with a roller coaster of emotions for students. Despite the stress, the journey of being recruited to play a college sport can be very rewarding and enjoyable. In recent years, the process...

The Facts about Class Money

Ralston Augspurg

October 19, 2017

Funding the spectrum of a high school class’ events over the course of four years is not cheap. Yet, apart from members of the student government, students may find the fundraising aspects a mystery. Ted Torres, vice presid...

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