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Royal Bash raises $181,200 for Hopkins students

March 09, 2017
The Mardi Gras-themed event drew 400 supporters and raised $181,200 for grants and special projects that directly benefit Hopkins Public Schools students.

Empty Bowls raises $70,474 for ResourceWest and ICA Food Shelf

March 09, 2017
Held on March 7 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, the 19th-annual Empty Bowls event drew community members of all ages who came out to enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread, pottery, and local entertainment.

Hopkins School Board decides not to pursue a shift to a middle school model

March 07, 2017
In a unanimous vote in favor of a recommendation from the Hopkins administration, the Hopkins School Board decided not to pursue a change to the existing grade configuration.

Hopkins students, staff bring “I Love to Read Month” to life

March 03, 2017
Throughout the month of February, students and staff across the District delved into the wonderful world of reading and dressed up as famous authors and book characters.

Ahoy, matey! Friendly pirates take over during Tanglen musical

March 03, 2017
Tanglen Elementary fifth- and sixth-graders put on a performance for their fellow classmates March 2, telling the tale of friendly pirates in search of, well, friends!

Video: You Belong in Gatewood

February 28, 2017
See a typical day in action at Gatewood Elementary!

Hopkins Technocrats show off robotics skills at Minnesota Capitol

February 27, 2017
At the invitation of Sen. Melissa Franzen, Hopkins High School’s robotics team, the Technocrats, joined to other west-metro schools for a rotunda exhibition featuring their robot, SpiderBot.

XinXing Academy celebrates Lunar New Year with festive performance

February 23, 2017
To celebrate the start of the Year of the Rooster, XinXing Academy students hosted their annual Lunar New Year celebration at Hopkins High School.

Empty Bowls fundraiser sets $80,000 goal to help neighbors in need

February 23, 2017
Nearing the two-decade mark, the annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser sets its sights on 19-year total of $1.1 million. Preparations are well under way for the March 7 event at Hopkins Center for the Arts.

Artwork by Hopkins students of all ages to be displayed at Youth Art Exhibit

February 23, 2017
The Hopkins Visual Arts Show will run from Feb. 22 to March 28 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. The exhibit will feature student art work from all schools in the Hopkins district in grades K-12.

Glen Lake Elementary chooses principal

February 23, 2017
Jeff Radel has officially been named principal of Glen Lake. Radel has been with Hopkins since 2008, teaching third- and fifth-grade at Meadowbrook. He accepted the position of interim principal for the 2016-17 school year late last summer.

Hopkins High School receives 32 Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards

February 22, 2017
Hopkins High School art and photography students won an impressive 32 Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards (four Gold Key, 10 Silver Key, and 18 Honorable Mentions).

Royal Den playschool now accepting applications

February 22, 2017
Parents looking to run a few childfree errands will soon have the option to send their toddlers to high school. Hopkins High School’s Child Psychology II class is opening its annual Royal Den Playschool in mid-April and run through the month of May.

Hopkins Quiz Bowl qualifies for National Championship

February 17, 2017
The Hopkins Quiz Bowl team qualified for the 2017 High School National Championship Tournament by achieving the third-highest score in their bracket of the Minnesota High School Quiz Bowl (MNHSQB) League Tournament.

Hopkins Orchestra Spotlight Concert to feature Chris Koza on February 24

February 16, 2017
Students are currently collaborating with singer/songwriter Chris Koza through an artist-in-residency project. Koza will perform with the students on select songs during the February concert.


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