Friday, May 19, 2017

Vote for Hopkinton READS! and get free poppy seeds!

It's time to vote* for your choice for Hopkinton READS! 2017
Click here to read the book descriptions and to vote. 

This year's books will be World War I themed in conjunction with OverThereOverHere.com - WWI and Life in NH Communities - a year long exhibition recognizing the 100th anniversary of America's entry into WWI.
 
*while supplies last, all voters will receive a packet of 
“Flanders Poppy” seeds
from the US WWI Centennial Commission.
 

Monday, May 8, 2017

Hopkinton READS! is back. Vote now!


It's time to vote for your choice for Hopkinton READS! 2017
Click here to read the book descriptions and to vote. 

This year's books will be World War I themed in conjunction with OverThereOverHere.com - WWI and Life in NH Communities - a year long exhibition recognizing the 100th anniversary of America's entry into WWI.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Book Talk and Signing Thursday March 16th at 7pm


School District Meeting on March 11



Hopkinton School District Annual Meeting - Saturday, March 11, Hopkinton Middle and High Auditorium - 9:00 am
Due to the damage to and repair of the gym floor, the Hopkinton School District Annual Meeting will take place in the middle and high school auditorium - a few notes:  
·         Please feel encouraged to park behind the high school and enter through the gymnasium door. Youngsters will be on hand to help people find the best way to the auditorium - via the elevator, ramp, or stairs.
·         There will be an overflow space set up in the cafeteria with an assistant moderator.
·         Fully accessible seating will be reserved in the front rows of the auditorium.
·         If you require or know someone who requires additional support, please feel encouraged to contact me at schamberlin@hopkintonschools.org we will do everything we can to help.

Additional information regarding the meeting is below.

Childcare
Childcare will be provided by the members of the Hopkinton High School Chapter of the National Honor Society from 9:00 am - noon. (Childcare is only for children that are potty trained.)

It would be appreciated if parents/guardians accessing childcare would follow the guidelines below:
            - bring food/snacks for three or so hours
            - be accessible via cell phone during the meeting
            - check in on the little ones every 2 hours
            - sign in and out whenever the little one wants or needs to leave

Fundraising at the Annual Meeting
Local organizations will be providing the opportunity for community members to support their efforts. Please check out volunteer row!

The Hopkinton School District Annual Newsletter
The Hopkinton School District Annual Newsletter is available at the link below.  Copies will be available throughout the community and at the district meeting.

The newsletter contains updates from our schools, departments, and facilities as well as the historical record of the Susan Graham Pisinski Teaching Excellence Award and other important information - please enjoy.


Hopkinton NH Annual Report
The Hopkinton Annual Town Report is available in the schools, library, Town Hall, and Town Clerk’s Office.

I hope you see you on Saturday.  Thank you for your support.

Steven M. Chamberlin
Superintendent of Schools


Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Informational videos about the NH court system



There are several new informational videos on various aspects of the NH court system now available online here: https://www.courts.state.nh.us/videos/index.htm.  Topics include:
  • ·         How to Access a Lawyer
  • ·         Legal Definitions
  • ·         What to Expect at a Court Hearing
  • ·         What is Alternative Dispute Resolution?
  • ·         What to Expect if you are Charged with a Crime
  • ·         Pre-trial Process for Motor Vehicle Violations
  • ·         What to Expect at First Appearance
  • ·         What to Expect at an Incapacitated Person Guardianship Hearing
  • ·         Mediation in the Family Division
  • ·         What to Expect When Filing or Responding to a Petition for an Order of Protection From Domestic Violence or Stalking
  • ·         What to Expect at a Final Domestic Violence or Stalking Order of Protection Hearing
  • ·         Jury Selection Information
  • ·         Felonies First
  • ·         Civil Restraining Orders
  • ·         A Guide to Self Help
  • ·         APPLA Protocol Overview (This video was produced by the New Hampshire Court Improvement Project and provides additional information for circuit courts conducting RSA 169-C post-permanency hearings in abuse and neglect cases for youth with APPLA (Another Planned Permanent Living Arrangement) as their permanency plan.)
  • ·         Take a Video Tour of the Supreme Court and Law Library
  • ·         "Court...I'm Going" (This video will help children and youth in abuse and neglect cases learn what to expect when going to court for the first time.)
  • ·         Equal Justice (An informational video on legal assistance in New Hampshire.)
  • ·         Jury Orientation Video
  • ·         Arraignment or First Appearance in a Criminal Matter in District Division
  • ·         A Family Division Video: A First Appearance Session