On Sunday, Jan. 14, the Hopkins High School Concert Choir was the featured high school performance at the 2017 Luther College Dorian Vocal Festival. For nearly 70 years, the festival has celebrated exceptional student talent.
The second-annual event offers seventh-grade students an opportunity to participate in a variety of service-learning projects aimed at broadening students’ knowledge of how they can give back to their community.
On December 19, three Hopkins High School AP (Advanced Placement) Government students had a front row seat to a crucial component of the election process that often goes unnoticed – the voting of the Minnesota Electoral College.
Have you worked with or know a young person who shows ongoing awareness of others through volunteering or other activities in the Hopkins area? Please consider submitting a nomination for a 2017 Caring Youth Award!
An unlikely friendship between a Gatewood Elementary fourth-grader and longtime neighborhood resident is fueled by a mutual love for art. In celebration of the friendship, Jeff Stitt donated a painting and $100 to the school’s art program.
Hopkins Public Schools has been named a “2017 Best School District in America” by Niche.com, a website that helps parents find the right school for them. Hopkins earned eighth place in the category “Best School District in Minnesota.”
West Junior High teacher Becky Jacobson was recognized as a TIES Exceptional Teacher at the TIES 2016 Education Technology Conference on Dec. 13. She was among 76 teachers from 39 districts to be recognized with this honor.