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New Fun Fair News!

PTA Fun Fair is Saturday, May 9th Are you crafty? We could use some help creating... 

HMS Spring Concert

Spring Concert Mark your calendars! On May 12th at 1:30 we will bring back the Spring... 

No School On April 3

This is just a reminder that there is no school on Friday, April 3 as we will be... 


Dear Hopkinton and Contoocook Friends and Neighbors, We are writing to ask you for... 

Drop Off Woes

I had the opportunity again this morning of filling in for a colleague as the “Drop... 

New Harold Martin Minute

There’s a new Harold Martin Minute  and the topic is our Reaching for The Stars... 

Well Sense Health Plan

Hi everyone, Click here for a link to a flyer with information about the Well Sense... 

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Town Library Events

HOPKINTON TOWN LIBRARY Spring Programs 2015 25.0 in 2015 Read 25.0 books 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... 


  Parents, please ensure that your children are wearing appropriate winter clothes... 

School Delay and Cancellation Procedures

Please make sure students dress warmly, even on the bus. Students should be prepared... 

HMS Staff Blogs-check them out!

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

PTA on Facebook

Did you know we have lots of PTA information on our Facebook Page? Please like... 

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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 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 Newsletter Jan 2014 Newsletter... [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:  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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