Hingham Students Excel in National History Day Contest; Three Students Qualify for National Competition

HHS juniors Abby Meissner (left) and Sydney Collins (right) with HPS Director of Social Studies Andy Hoey after finishing their National History Day performance, “Ode to Phyllis Wheatley.” May 26, 2020 submitted by Andrew J. Hoey, Hingham Public School’s Director of Social Studies, K-12 (photos courtesy of Andrew J. Hoey) Hingham High School continued its exceptional performance in …

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HHS Students Honor Band Director

Article by Adeline Van Buskirk, HHS Senior Photos by Adeline Van Buskirk and Joshua Ross Brian Cincotta was caught off guard by his students in a surprise drive-by parade in front of his Hingham home on May 12th. The pandemic robbed the Hingham High School Seniors of many important moments. For those of us in …

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Congratulations to Hingham High School’s 2020 Century Club Honorees

May 16, 2020 In January 2003, the members of the Hingham High School Climate Committee began looking for ways to celebrate student academic achievement with a recognition banquet just as athletic achievements are celebrated. The Committee sought support and funding for such a banquet from the Rotary Club of Hingham, a community service organization known …

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School and town officials in accord on financial management plan

May 12, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer In the spirit of moving forward together — with the best interests of town departments, the schools, and Hingham citizens uppermost in mind during a difficult time in Hingham’s history — the Selectmen and School Committee support what they consider to be an “active and forward-thinking” Fiscal 2021 …

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The Foster School Talent Show went on … virtually!

Pictured above: Teddy, Audrey and Clara Lambert, Teacher Appreciation Week Slideshow & Show Performers May 11, 2020 submitted by the Foster School Talent Show Team 2020 (Vanessa Hsu, Sarah Melia, Alyssa Mercer, Elena Olin & Kelly Hoppe). All courtesy photos. On Saturday evening, March 28th, the Hingham High stage should have been lit up, featuring the talents …

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Sharing the Harvest–Hingham High School Greenhouse Program Gives Back

Betsey Grosse and Sophia Oomen tending to the lettuce. May 6, 2020 by Sophia Oomen-Lochtefeld (HHS Class of 2020) Though the Hingham Public Schools schools remain closed, crops from the Hingham High greenhouse continue to serve the broader community.  This week, the HHS greenhouse program donated a harvest of freshly grown hydroponic lettuce to the …

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Substantial budget deficits loom: School and town officials working together to reduce costs

April 30, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer Faced with projected substantial budget deficits —  an estimated $345,000 shortfall for the current fiscal year and an estimated $2.9 million deficit for fiscal 2021 — town officials are contemplating some tough choices while maintaining a positive yet realistic approach. This week during a teleconference meeting, Town Administrator …

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