Chromebooks Students make food in the F Mrs. Shumway’s class hatched butterflies from chrysalises! Colonial Day

The Hudson High School is piloting a program that provides Chromebooks to students to enhance their learning. These laptops can be used to do research, collaborate on documents, take easy-to-edit notes, and more!

On Wednesdays and Thursdays, students at the Intermediate School cook and eat meals with the Farm, Food, and Fun program using ingredients from the Hawthorne Valley Farm.

Mrs. Shumway’s class hatched butterflies from chrysalises at the John L. Edwards Primary School!

Mr. Taylor dressed up as a farmer from the 1770s for a lesson on the colonial period! Students practiced using a feather pen and other tools to understand what colonial life was like.

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DISTRICT NEWS

School Board Meeting

The Board of Education Regular Meeting on Monday, December 22, 2014 will begin at 7:00 PM in the Hudson High School. Agenda

Board of Education Agenda and Public Meeting Documents

Public meeting documents related to Board of Education meetings can be found by clicking on the "Agenda and Meeting Documents" link following the meeting announcement on our home page. The entire document is one .pdf file; to avoid printing the entire document, please select only those pages you wish to print.


Hudson Highlights December 2014

The Hudson City School District has released its quarterly eNews for December 2014. Read it to learn about the laptop initiative in the district, alum Sarah Miller, the Hudson Reads program, the Dignity for All Students Act, Buddy the therapy dog, the Junior High's Extended Learning Time program, Family Literacy's Thanksgiving Feast, the winter concerts, and more! Click here to check it out, and click here to receive future eNews to your inbox.


Online Curriculum Maps

The Hudson City School District is pleased to present its curriculum maps. The district is committed to providing a well-articulated K-12 curriculum that supports teachers and parents on behalf of our students. We are one of a very few districts in our region to provide a web based curriculum mapping program for parents, which allows Hudson to be a leader in mapping but also a learner about how to provide helpful mapping information to parents. In order to access the curriculum maps, roll over the “Academics” tab at the top of this page, and click “Curriculum Maps.”


P.E. Teachers present at conferenceP.E. Teachers

Physical education teachers Jeanine Millar and Nancy Graziano presented at the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NYSAHPERD) conference on November 19. Their presentation, “When Common Core Meets P.E.,” demonstrated ways to align physical education curriculum with the Common Core State Standards. Millar, Graziano, and teacher Kevin Bowes have been finding innovative ways to align their lessons with these standards over the last few years. Read more...


District Insights: Thankful for People and Resources

During this season of holiday cheer, I would like to take a moment to recognize all that the Hudson City School District is so privileged to enjoy. We serve a diverse body of good-hearted students, who each in their own way bring so much character and life to our schools. Our faculty and staff always put our students’ well-being at the forefront of every decision they make, and are committed to excellence in everything they do. Our community constantly goes above and beyond to support our students, donating their time and care to ensure that our children receive the best education possible. Read more...


Superintendent featured in EngageNY video

Check out this video to see Superintendent Maria Suttmeier talk about what it means to be a teacher leader! This is part of an effort to celebrate, promote, and sustain teacher leadership statewide. The Hudson City School District has had a Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness grant for two years to fund a district-wide professional developer and lead evaluator, as well as five teacher leader coaches. Superintendent Suttmeier comes in at 1:25.

What Is a Teacher Leader? from EngageNY on Vimeo.


Teaching Is the Core Grant

Hudson City School District is part of a consortium of districts led by Questar III that has received a grant to review and improve assessment practices. The "Teaching Is Core" grant, which will serve multiple districts in the area, allows for teams of teachers and administrators to review local assessment practices and implement changes to ensure that tests advance teaching and learning to their fullest potential. The grant also establishes a parent engagement program so that families are provided with the information they need to support their students' learning at home. Read more...


Ways to help your child attend school every day

The New York State government has launched an initiative to help parents improve their children's attendance. This website offers tips for encouraging your student to attend school every day. It can help you boost your child's confidence, keep your child on track with school work, keep your child healthy, and protect your child from bullies.


District Insights: Dollars for Scholars Program helps Destination Graduation

With the help and support of our families and friends, the Hudson City School District has made great strides toward Destination Graduation this year. The evidence is shown in our test scores, reading levels, community involvement, event success and in our students’ smiling faces every day. But the education pipeline does not begin and end within the confines of our schools. Our students strive to succeed in high school so that they can continue to learn in the colleges and careers that they choose. With the ever-rising cost of tuition and the economic downturn, it is more important now than ever that we, as a community, join together to make college education a reality for our students. Read more...


Out of the Darkness WalkOut of the Darkness Walk

Thirteen Hudson City School District staff and students participated the Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, October 25. Altogether, the walk had 144 total walkers, and raised $9,879.33. This annual walk, led by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, honors loved ones, raises money for research about suicide prevention, and increases awareness of ways to prevent suicide.


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