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PTA Looking for a Treasurer

The Hopkinton PTA is immediately seeking a Treasurer for the organization to begin... 

National Night Out!

  NATIONAL NIGHT OUT!   FOR A NIGHT OUT WITH THE FAMILY IN THE VILLAGE OF CONTOOCOOK   TUESDAY,... 

Parent Book Discussion: Mindset

MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY FOR SUCCESS     Wednesday, July 22 from 8:15-9:15... 

HMS Office Hours – week of August 3

During the week of August 3, the HMS Office will be open from 8 AM to 4 PM on Monday... 

Interested in Girl Scouts?

Calling all girls entering 3rd grade this fall!   If you’re interested in... 

Hopkinton Rec. Dept. Summer Camps

Have you registered for camp yet?    The Hopkinton Rec Department offers several... 

Town Library Notes

TOWN LIBRARY NEWS Come in anytime and check out our new playhouse. Try on the... 

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Featured

Check out these blogs from HMS teachers!

Counselor’s Corner from our School Counselor Jackie Kleiner. Her latest post highlights... 

Class Placement FAQs

Classroom Placement Frequently Asked Questions  Can I ask for a particular teacher... 

New Hands Free Law

Safety is a regular topic in the Parent Flash and there’s a new law taking effect July... 

Box Tops

Please send in your box tops to support Harold Martin School. So far HMS has earned... 

HMS Safety Drills

I have always said that our most important job at HMS is to keep students safe. This... 

Bus Question During the Ride Home?

Sometimes a bus is arriving late home and you wonder where your son/daughter is on... 

Digital Parent Flash

We have decided that after the first of the year, we will be distributing the Parent... 

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Programs

Have you checked out Mr. Girzone’s Blog?

Check out Ed’s Physical Education Blog by clicking here.  Read More →

Elementary School’s Art Page

Please check out Art Teacher Kim Emerson’s Elementary Schools Art Page by clicking here.  It’s wonderful.   Read More →

New Art Web Site

Elementary Schools’ Art Teacher Kim Emerson has revised her web site. Please check it out!  Read More →

HMS Kindergarten Information

NOTE: At this time, the School District has proposed Full Day Kindergarten (FDK) for all students to begin with the 2014-15 school year. This will be contingent on funding which will be determined by the voters on March 8, 2014. If FDK is established, we will have three classes for all kindergarten students to attend tuition free. Half -day will no... [Read more of this review]

Title 1 Parent’s Guide

Parent’s Guide to Title 1 At Harold Martin School The Title 1 program at Harold Martin School is a federally funded program that is designed to support academically at-risk students in the area of literacy. How is eligibility determined? Eligibility is determined when beginning of the year assessment results and classroom performance fall below grade... [Read more of this review]

Physical Education

Click here: P.E. News From Mr. Girzone  Read More →

Preschool Newsletter

Preschool Newsletter May 2015 Preschool Newsletter March 2015 Preschool Newsletter Feb 2015 Preschool Newsletter Jan 2015 Preschool Newsletter Dec 2014 Preschool Newsletter Nov 2014 Preschool Newsletter September 2014 Preschool Newsletter June 2014 Preschool Newsletter May 2014 Preschool Newsletter April 2014 Preschool Newsletter March 2014 Preschool... [Read more of this review]

Art Web Site

Please check out our Elementary Schools Web Site. Here you can find updated information on what is happening in the art room. If you have questions or comments, feel free to contact our Elementary Art Teacher Kim Emerson  at: kemerson@hopkintonschools.org.  Read More →

Blue Ribbon Award for Volunteerism

We are pleased to announce that Harold Martin School once again won the Blue Ribbon Award for volunteerism from the New Hampshire Partners in Education  due to our exemplary program. We were recognized along with many other schools in the state on October 26. Arlene McGrath, Amy Licata, and Julie Morris were the directors last year and they deserve... [Read more of this review]

The 3 B’s

The 3 B’s are our school wide rules: * Be safe * Be respectful * Be responsible I  have a recording of the song online, on our podcast page. You can access it here. In fact, our kindergarten children came home earlier this year with a flyer regarding the 3 B’s after learning the rules and song from our School Counselor Jackie Kleiner, Behavioral... [Read more of this review]

Hopkinton School District Preschool Program

Hopkinton School District Preschool Program The Hopkinton Preschool is an integrated preschool setting where children with special needs are included in a classroom with typically developing children.  In an integrated classroom, children with special needs have the opportunity to observe typically developing children, who serve as positive role models... [Read more of this review]

Student Pick Up and Drop Off

Children should not arrive before 7:30 AM each day. If parents transport, students may be dropped off at the area indicated in the large parking lot between 7:30 and 8:00 AM. It is imperative that parents follow the traffic patterns established by the school when dropping students off. It is preferred that parents not park their cars and walk their... [Read more of this review]

School Bus Safety

School buses are quite safe and easily the safest means for children to get to school and back. But here are some practical lessons taken partly from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and my own background to maximize their protection: 1. Allow plenty of time to get kids to the bus stop. Children who are late may be tempted to run into... [Read more of this review]

Reaching For The Stars

Reaching for The Stars and Expanding Horizons Reaching for The Stars and Maple Street’s version, Expanding Horizons, are enrichment programs which run every Friday for six weeks every spring. The program exists on the generosity of talented Hopkinton parents and community members and has grown in participation through the years. In fact, RFTS is essentially... [Read more of this review]

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