HHS Class of 2020 Car Parade Photos!

Photo by Joshua Ross Photography June 13, 2020 photos by Joshua Ross Photography This morning was the perfect weather for the Hingham High School’s Class of 2020 Senior Car Parade. Crowds gathered (safely) to watch the senior class cruise down Main street escorted by the Hingham Police and Hingham Fire Departments. Seniors decorated their cars, …

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Fifth-grade teacher Joan Kilban shares family memories of PRS

Joan Kilban’s PRS Kindergarten Class 1979-1980 June 16, 2020 shared by Joan Kilban, 5th grade Plymouth River School Teacher (courtesy photos) My time at Plymouth River School began when I was a six-month-old infant.  My parents, looking to move to the South Shore, were brought to the then-five-year-old Plymouth River School by their real estate …

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Derby Academy Presented Diplomas to 39 Graduates on ‘Derby Day’

Derby Academy Grade 8 student Brooke Hansen, of Hingham, waves to faculty and staff from a distance during Derby Academy’s 229th Derby Day Graduation Exercises on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Hingham. While an in-person graduation ceremony wasn’t able to be held due to COVID-19 precautions this year, graduating students and their families reimagined the …

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Plymouth River School continues 50th anniversary celebration with spirit, from a distance

Plymouth River School, Photo by Joshua Ross Photography June 11, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer (Photos Courtesy of PRS PTO) Throughout this very different school year, the Plymouth River School community has been celebrating its 50th anniversary through the theme, “Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Building the Future” — at first in-person, and now …

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Car parade celebrating the Class of 2020 is this Saturday — join in the fun!

Photo courtesy of Courtney Sherwood June 8, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer Even though this has been a far-different year from the one long-anticipated by seniors, the creative efforts of students, parents, and school administrators ensure meaningful and enjoyable — if not the traditional — end-of-school-year events and celebrations, culminating in the postponed Aug. 1 …

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School Committee Unanimously Votes to Fly Pride Flags at all Hingham Public Schools During Pride Month

Photo by Joshua Ross Photography June 5, 2020 by Hilary Jenison The school committee met twice this week to discuss and vote on flying the Philadelphia Pride Flag at all six Hingham Public Schools (HPS) during Pride Month. On Monday Night, Michelle Ayer, chairman of the school committee, brought forth the idea sharing, “Given recent …

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Socially Distant But Still Celebrating: Hingham Spirit Shines Through for HHS Class of 2020

May 30, 2020 submitted by Sara Mason Ader, HHS PTO President 2018-2020 When a few classrooms caught fire at Hingham High late last spring and brought the school year to an abrupt end a few days ahead of schedule for the Class of 2019, that seemed like a pretty weird ending to the year. Who …

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Plymouth River School teacher honored with Most Valuable Teacher Award — and accolades from Charlie Coyle

Photo courtesy of the NHL May 27, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer Since March, when Plymouth River School fifth-grade teacher Joan Kilban was first nominated for the National Hockey League and  NHL Players’ Association Most Valuable Teacher Award, she has been “floating on a cloud!” she told the Hingham Anchor. Since the recent announcement declaring …

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