Posted February 14, 2024
Hingham Juniors Bring History to Life at the 2024 HHS History Day Contest

Sixty-five Hingham High School juniors competed at this year’s HHS History Day contest.  This annual competition, held at the Hingham Historical Society’s Heritage Museum, featured the top historical research projects of all 271 members of the Class of 2025.

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Posted February 12, 2024
Hingham High School Earns Prestigious Title of ‘Global School of the Year’ by AFS-USA

The AFS-USA Global School Award recognizes a U.S. based school or district that demonstrates commitment to cultural diversity, global competence, and curriculum internationalization.

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Posted February 2, 2024
HPS Fine Arts Department Announces the Hingham High School Arts Pathway Program

HPS Fine Arts Department Announces the Hingham High School Arts Pathway Program Hingham, MA – The Hingham Public Schools (HPS) Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce the incorporation of the HHS Arts Pathway Program into the Hingham High School Program of Studies for the 2024-2025 school year. This comes after the program’s successful pilot … Continued

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Posted January 24, 2024
Kindergarten Registration Packets Now Available!

Now through February 4th, Kindergarten Registration packets will be available for download. The registration window will be open February 5 -16, 2024.

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Posted January 24, 2024
Chorus Mattress Fundraiser this Sunday, Jan. 28th!

One day mattress sale coming to Hingham High on Jan. 27th. A portion of the proceeds will go directly to our high school chorus program!

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Posted January 19, 2024
Foster Elementary School: Top Choice in New School Naming Surveys

The Hingham community has identified Foster Elementary School as the top preference for the naming of Hingham's new elementary school.

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Posted January 12, 2024
Budget Update from the School Committee and Superintendent – Jan. 11, 2024

The Hingham School Committee and Superintendent share an important budget message with the school committee.

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Posted January 5, 2024
HPS to Hold Four Open Houses for Integrated Preschool and PreK

Integrated Preschool Open Houses January 10th & 11th.

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Posted December 20, 2023
Now Accepting Preschool and Pre-K Applications

Hingham Integrated Preschool Now Accepting Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year.

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Posted December 4, 2023
Early Release – Wed. Dec. 6, 2023

All Hingham Public Schools will have an early dismissal on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 for professional development. See early release times below:

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Posted November 30, 2023
HPS Selects Top 5 Names for New Elementary – More Input Requested

Hingham Public Schools Select Top Five Names for School Renaming – Community Input Requested Hingham Public Schools (HPS) has finalized a shortlist of five potential names for the upcomingreplacement of Foster Elementary School, scheduled to open its doors in the fall of 2023. The top five names under consideration are: To participate in the survey … Continued

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Posted November 6, 2023
HHS Drama Presents: Little Shop of Horrors

“Little Shop of Horrors” will run November 30th through December 2nd. All events at 7pm in the Hingham Middle School Auditorium.

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Posted October 31, 2023
Early Release Nov. 1

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Posted October 26, 2023
Open House Nov. 5 – Hingham Middle School

Hingham Middle School Open House November 5th

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Posted October 11, 2023
HPS Bus/Van Drivers Union Ratify New Contract

Hingham Public Schools’ Bus/Van Drivers Association has ratified a new contract.

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Posted September 28, 2023
Mark Your Calendar for a Year of Fine and Performing Arts: Event Calendar Release

Mark Your Calendar for a Year of Fine and Performing Arts: Event Calendar Release Hingham, MA  — Hingham Public Schools is delighted to release its highly anticipated Fine and Performing Arts Event Calendar for the 2023-2024 school year.  This comprehensive calendar showcases a range of visual and performing arts events that are open to the … Continued

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Posted September 19, 2023
PRS and South Elementary Among 66 Schools to be Recognized by the State

Plymouth River Elementary (PRS) and South Elementary have been recognized as Schools of Recognition by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

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Posted August 16, 2023
HPS Appoints Amy Muldoon as Special Education Administrator

Amy Muldoon has been appointed as Special Education Administrator for Secondary Education.

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Posted August 16, 2023
Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Elementary School at Foster School

Join us for the Groundbreaking Ceremony for our new elementary school!

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Posted July 25, 2023
HPS’ End-of-Year Learning Data Shows Significant Growth in Reading and Math

HPS have released their end-of-year (EOY) learning data and are thrilled to share the results of student learning growth over the course of the 2023-2024 school year.

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Posted June 27, 2023
Communications Survey 2022-2023

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Posted June 26, 2023
Michelle Romano Selected as Permanent K-12 Science Director

Michelle Romano Selected as Permanent K-12 Science Director  Monday, June 26, 2023 – Hingham Public Schools is pleased to announce that Michelle Romano has been appointed as K-12 Science Director after serving as an interim in this role for the past year.  Romano was selected as Interim Science Director last summer to replace Katie Roberts … Continued

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Posted June 8, 2023
After School Strings Registration Begins June 17th

After School Strings Registration Begins June 17th Registration for the After School Strings Fall Session begins on June 17th, 2023, at 9:00 am and will be open until July 1st. This program is offered to all Hingham Public Schools students who will be in grades 3 or 4 in the fall. After School Strings is operated … Continued

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Posted June 6, 2023
HHS Tennis Courts Closed June 20th for Construction

The Hingham High School Tennis Courts are CLOSED as of June 20th for construction.  The expected completion date is October 2023. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Posted June 2, 2023
Graduation Information 2023

Stream Live Here ➡️ youtube.com/hinghamschools/live A Message from Principal Swanson: Dear Parents: Here at Hingham High School, we are busy making the final arrangements for the graduationceremony for the Class of 2023. This exciting event will celebrate the academic accomplishments ofall our seniors. We want it to be a wonderful experience for all the graduates … Continued

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Posted May 31, 2023
Streaming Link for Graduation

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Posted May 23, 2023
HPS Appoints Kathryn Roberts as Assistant Superintendent

HPS Appoints Kathryn Roberts as Assistant Superintendent Monday, May 22, 2023 – Hingham Public Schools is thrilled to announce the appointment of Kathryn (Katie) Roberts as permanent Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction by the School Committee at their May 22nd meeting.  During the 2022-2023 school year, Roberts held the role of Interim Assistant Superintendent … Continued

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Posted May 10, 2023
Dr. Barbara Cataldo Appointed as Interim Executive Director of Student Services

Hingham Public Schools Announce the Appointment of Dr. Barbara Cataldo as Interim Executive Director of Student Services Monday, May 8, 2023 – Hingham Public Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Barbara Cataldo as the Interim Executive Director of Student Services by the School Committee at their May 8th meeting.  Her appointment is … Continued

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Posted April 7, 2023
K-12 Art Show, Coming April 27th

Hingham Public Schools All Grades Art Show, Coming April 27th Friday, April 7, 2023 – The Hingham Public Schools are thrilled to announce the dates for both the district-wide K-12 Art Show and the Advanced Art Show coming up in late April.  The K-12 Art Show will be held at Hingham High School on April … Continued

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Posted March 15, 2023
13 HHS Students Recognized at Stoneham Regional History Day Contest

Congratulations to the 13 Hingham High School juniors who were recognized at the Stoneham Regional History Day contest on Sunday.  HHS also had nine students earn gold, silver, or bronze medals in their categories, earning them a trip to the state-level Massachusetts History Day contest in April. Paper Silver: Nora Andrews: “Fight, Flight and Frontiers; The … Continued

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Posted March 15, 2023
HHS Students Participate in a Senate Simulation

Hingham High School Students Participate in a Senate Simulation at the EMK Institute Monday, March 13, 2023 – HHS students recently visited the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate. Grade eleven and twelve students enrolled in American Political Systems participated in a simulated U.S. Senate session with a live floor debate. Students had … Continued

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Posted March 6, 2023
HHS Drama Advances to the METG Semi-Finals

HHS Drama Advances to the METG Semi-Finals Monday, March 6, 2023 – The Hingham High School Drama program will be advancing to the next level of the METG (Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild) Festival after their performance of “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” by Bertolt Brecht last Saturday. Hingham competed in an eight-school bracket at the METG … Continued

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Posted March 3, 2023
New Program of Studies Released for HMS and HHS

New Program of Studies Released for Hingham High School and Hingham Middle School The 2023-2024 Program of Studies has been released after its approval from the School Committee in January. Rick Swanson, HHS Principal, and Derek Smith, HMS Principal, presented the materials and noted the changes and additions. Here are some of the highlights: Hingham … Continued

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Posted January 23, 2023
4 Hingham High School Coaches Honored

Four Hingham High School Coaches Honored Thursday, January 19, 2023 – The Hingham Public Schools congratulate four HHS coaches who were recently honored for statewide accomplishments. The first coach to be recognized is Coach Bob Kniffen, HHS boys basketball coach, who recently reached 200 wins with the team. Coach Kniffen has been the varsity boys … Continued

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Posted January 18, 2023
HHS Receives DESE Grant to Broaden Financial Literacy Education

Hingham High School Receives DESE Grant to Broaden Financial Literacy Education Thursday, January 12th – The Hingham High School Business Department announces its successful application for a Financial Literacy Grant totaling $10, 345, offered from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). This grant was submitted by HHS Business teacher Joe Tarantello who … Continued

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Posted January 9, 2023
HPS Fine Arts Receive Mass Cultural Council Grant

HPS Fine Arts Receive Mass Cultural Council Grant Monday, January 9, 2023 – The Hingham Public Schools Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce that the department has been awarded a $3,250 grant from the Mass Cultural Council. The grant will allow for an HPS alumnus who is currently a professional potter to run a … Continued

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Posted January 3, 2023
KIA Spanish Immersion Pre-K Announcement

Hingham Public Schools Announce the Opening of the KIA Spanish Immersion PreK Program Coming Fall 2023 The Hingham Public Schools World Language Department is pleased to announce the opening of the Spanish Immersion Pre-K Program operating under Kids in Action (KIA).  This pilot program is set to begin in the Fall of 2023 and will … Continued

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Posted December 21, 2022
KIA After School Strings Pilot Program for Grades Three and Four to Start January 2023

Hingham Public Schools Fine Arts Department Announces the New KIA After School Strings Pilot Program for Grades Three and Four The Hingham Public Schools Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce the introduction of the After School Strings Program operating under Kids in Action (KIA). This pilot program is open to Hingham Public Schools students … Continued

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Posted December 15, 2022
41 HHS Students Honored at the Andrew Warhaftig Catching Kindness Awards

41 Hingham High Students Honored at the 11th Biannual Andrew Warhaftig Catching Kindness Award Forty-one students from Hingham High School were honored last Thursday, December 8th, at the Andrew Warhaftig Catching Kindness Awards. These awards are based on nominations from teachers and staff. Students who were “caught” going out of their way to be kind … Continued

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Posted December 9, 2022
HPS Selects Care Solace for Mental Health Care Coordination Services

Hingham Public Schools Selects Care Solace for Mental Health Care Coordination Services Hingham, December 9. 2022 – Hingham Public Schools has partnered with Care Solace, an organization determined to support mental health care coordination and expand access to community mental health and substance use treatment providers for students, staff, and their families. Care Solace provides … Continued

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Posted November 16, 2022
Hingham High School Students Bid Adieu to Their French Exchange Partners

Hingham High School Students Bid Adieu to Their French Exchange Partners Hingham High School and the HPS World Language Department announce the inauguration of the Hingham – Cahors Exchange Program. Seventeen French students from Cahors France and ranging between the ages of 14 – 16 recently visited Hingham, many coming to the United States for … Continued

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Posted November 15, 2022
The Foster School Building Project Passes With an Overwhelming Majority

The Foster School Building Project Passes With an Overwhelming Majority Wednesday, November 9, 2022 – The Hingham Public Schools are thrilled to announce that the Foster School Building Project will be moving forward after last night’s majority ballot vote. After an almost unanimous decision at the Special Town Meeting last week, the Foster School Building … Continued

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Posted November 7, 2022
HMS Celebrates One Book, One School Day with Varsha Bajaj

Hingham Middle School Celebrates One Book, One School Day with Varsha Bajaj Monday, November 7, 2022 – Hingham Middle School (HMS) is thrilled to announce the celebration of One Book, One School Day. This year’s book Count Me In, by Varsha Bajaj, was assigned as summer reading to all middle school students. The author’s visit … Continued

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Posted October 21, 2022
HHS Unified Sports Program Receives National Banner Recognition From Special Olympics

Hingham High School Unified Sports Program Receives National Banner Recognition From Special Olympics Friday, October 21, 2022 – Hingham High School – It is with great honor that the Hingham Public Schools and Hingham High School Athletics announce that the Hingham High Unified Sports program has received National Banner recognition from the Special Olympics. Hingham … Continued

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Posted October 14, 2022
The HPS Fine Arts Department presents an 83-student production, The Music Man, coming this December!

The Hingham Public Schools Fine Arts Department presents an 83-student production, The Music Man, coming this December! Friday, October 14, 2022 – The Hingham Public Schools Fine Arts Department and the Hingham High Drama Program are proud to present The Music Man coming this December. Set in Iowa in July 1912, The Music Man follows … Continued

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Posted October 10, 2022
Hingham Public Schools Release A Year’s Worth of Music

Hingham Public Schools Release A Year’s Worth of Music Hingham Public Schools and the HPS Fine Arts Department are proud to share a year’s worth of music!  The first concert kicks off with HPS’ Winter Concert Series showcasing both the Hingham Middle School (HMS) and Hingham High School (HHS) Band, Chorus, and Orchestra. Most HMS … Continued

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Posted October 4, 2022
Hingham High School Athletics Wins Holmes Award for the 4th Straight Year 

Hingham High School Athletics Wins Holmes Award for the 4th Straight Year  The Hingham Public Schools is excited to announce the awarding of the Boston Globe Holmes Award, given to a Division 2 athletic program, to the Hingham High School Athletic program for the 4th year in a row. Hingham High’s Varsity Athletic program ranked … Continued

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Posted October 4, 2022
Five Hingham High School Students Receive College Board Recognition

Five Hingham High School Students Receive College Board Recognition Five Hingham High School students recently received national recognition by the College Board, the organization that oversees SAT examinations and Advanced Placement (AP) programs across the country.  Emma Peterson and Teagan Schnorr, both graduates of the Class of 2022, received the rare and hard-won Advanced Placement … Continued

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Posted September 19, 2022
COVID-19 Guidance Fall 2022

COVID-19 Guidance Fall 2022

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Posted August 30, 2022
Welcome Back to School 2022-2023

Find important back-to-school information here.

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Posted August 11, 2022
METCO Director Announcement

The Hingham Public Schools is pleased to announce Amy Jackson as the new METCO Director.

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Posted August 10, 2022
Hingham Public Schools Selects Michelle Romano as Interim Science Director

The Hingham Public Schools is pleased to announce Michelle Romano as Interim Science Director, effective immediately, to replace Kathryn Roberts who has recently been appointed to Interim Assistant Superintendent.

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Posted August 9, 2022
HPS Awarded Two DESE Grants to Advance Social Studies Civics Teaching and Learning

The Hingham Public Schools Awarded Two DESE Grants to Advance Social Studies Civics Teaching and Learning The Hingham Public Schools has been awarded two Massachusetts DESE (Department of Elementary & Secondary Education) grants, totaling $34,680, to advance the teaching and learning of the Social Studies Civics curriculum.  The first grant, which is exclusive to Hingham, … Continued

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Posted July 15, 2022
Interim Assistant Superintendent Announcement

Hingham Public Schools Selects Katie Roberts as Interim Assistant Superintendent Friday, July 15, 2022 – Hingham Public Schools is excited to announce Kathryn (Katie) Roberts will fill the position of Interim Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning for the 2022-2023 school year.  Ms. Roberts has been with the Hingham Public Schools for over twenty-five years, … Continued

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Posted July 1, 2022
Greetings from the Superintendent

Read a message from Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Margaret Adams

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Posted June 23, 2022
Fine Arts Director Announcement

Hingham Public Schools Selects Ms. Joann Bellis as Fine Arts Director Wednesday, June 22, 2022 – Hingham Public Schools is pleased to announce that Joann Bellis has been selected to fill the position of Fine Arts Director. Ms. Bellis has been with the Hingham Public Schools for over eleven years, most recently holding the position … Continued

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Posted June 1, 2022
44 Hingham High Students Receive State Seal of Biliteracy

44 Hingham High Students Receive State Seal of Biliteracy

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Posted June 1, 2022
Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year Honored

Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year Honored Congratulations to Ms. Christina O’Connor, 2021 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year! Earlier this month, Senator Patrick O’Connor (no relation), came to Hingham High to recognize Ms. O’Connor and her accomplishment. Pictured are Senator Patrick O’Connor, Ms. Christina O’Connor, and Ms. O’Connor’s 11th grade US History class. Ms. … Continued

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Posted May 19, 2022
Director of Business and Support Services Announcement

Director of Business and Support Services Announcement   We are pleased to announce that Ms. Aisha Nelson-Oppong has been selected to assume the role of Director of Business and Support Services for the Hingham Public Schools.  Ms. Nelson-Oppong currently serves as the Assistant Director and a Fund Administrator for JTC Americas, where she leads a … Continued

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Posted April 8, 2022
East Principal Announcement

Mr. Jonathan Hawes Appointed Principal of East Elementary School On March 22, 2022, an interview team consisting of administration (Dr. James M. LaBillois, Assistant Superintendent & Search Committee Chair; Mary Eastwood, South Elementary School Principal; Mary Andrews, Director of English and Drama, Jenny Cina, Acting East Assistant Principal), school committee (Michelle Ayer, Carlos DaSilva), parents … Continued

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Posted April 5, 2022
Foster Principal Announcement

Mr. Matthew Scheufele Appointed Principal of Foster Elementary School, effective July 1, 2022 On March 1, 2, and 3, 2022 an interview team consisting of administration (Dr. James M. LaBillois, Assistant Superintendent & Search Committee Chair; Gregory Lamothe, Plymouth River Elementary School Principal; Jennifer Newell, Foster School Assistant Principal; Charleen Fabrizio, Elementary Administrator of Special … Continued

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Posted February 14, 2022
Hingham School District to Move Mask Optional Feb. 28, High School Feb. 14

Hingham School District to Move Mask Optional Feb. 28, High School Feb. 14 A Message from Dr. Maestas, Interim Superintendent Dear Hingham Community, After careful consideration, the Hingham School Committee has officially decided to rescind the Face Coverings policy and move to a Mask Optional model effective February 28, 2022 for the Hingham School District. This approach … Continued

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Posted February 14, 2022
NHL’s Teacher of the Year Mrs. Joan Kilban

NHL’s Teacher of the Year Mrs. Joan Kilban Mrs. Joan Kilban, NHL’s Future Goals Most Valuable Teacher of the Year for 2020, also Plymouth River Elementary Fifth Grade teacher, was honored last week during the NHL All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas. Due to Covid, many of these special events were put on hold until this … Continued

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Posted February 1, 2022
Plymouth River Elementary School Appoints Permanent Principal

Mr. Gregory Lamothe Appointed Principal of Plymouth River Elementary School At the conclusion of the 2020-2021 school year there were some administrative shifts at Plymouth River Elementary School. These changes resulted in the appointment of then PRS Assistant Principal, Ms. Charleen Fabrizio, to the position of Elementary Administrator of Special Education. Ms. Melissa Smith was … Continued

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Posted January 6, 2022
Hingham School Committee Announces its Superintendent Selection

Hingham School Committee Announces Its Superintendent Selection January 5, 2022 – The Hingham School Committee is pleased to announce that it has voted unanimously to enter into contract negotiations with Dr. Margaret Adams as the next Superintendent of the Hingham Public Schools. Dr. Adams will succeed Interim Superintendent Dr. Gary Maestas for the 2022-2023 school … Continued

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Posted August 20, 2020
School Committee Releases Proposed COVID Related Policy for Public Review

The Hingham School Committee is currently reviewing a general policy on COVID related issues. The policy has not been approved is being released for public review.

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