COVID-19 ‘Test & Stay’ program will begin in HPS Sept. 13

Photo by Jeremy Bishop. September 10, 2021 By Carol Britton Meyer Interim Supt. of Schools Gary Maestas provided details to the School Committee this week about the voluntary “Test and Stay” model that will be implemented in the Hingham Public Schools starting Monday, Sept. 13, following an initial discussion in August. This Massachusetts Department of …

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School Committee approves face coverings policy for return to school

August 24, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer The School Committee unanimously approved a Hingham Public Schools face coverings policy last night (Aug. 23) to start off the new school year. It is effective immediately since sports tryouts and activities related to back to school are already taking place, including at the individual schools. The policy …

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Statewide K-12 public schools masking mandate could become a reality

August 20, 2021 By Carol Britton Meyer (Unsplash Photo) Following hours of Hingham School Committee discussions and input from many parents and others regarding setting a face mask policy for the new school year, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education issued a press release today (Aug. 20) regarding Commissioner of Education Jeffrey Riley’s …

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School Committee to decide masking policy for new school year; ‘Test and stay’ model to be implemented

Hingham Middle School (photo by Joshua Ross Photography) August 20, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer The Hingham Public Schools district is committed to providing a safe environment in all six schools during the ongoing pandemic in order to return students to a continuous full-time classroom learning experience. The in-person learning mode is mandated by the …

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Foster School interim principal appointed from a pool of 16 applicants

August 12, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Jennifer Arnold has been selected to assume the role of interim principal of Foster Elementary School effective August 10, according to Asst. Supt. of Schools Jamie LaBillois, who also chairs the Foster Interim Principal Search Committee. Arnold was chosen to replace former Principal Beth Wilcox, who resigned recently …

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