Chromebooks Students visiting college representatives at the College Fair Principal Abitabile with students outside the high school Group photo of the Kindness Club at the NY Special Olympics

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!

The Hudson High School held its College Fair on Tuesday, October 21. Colleges came from all over the state to offer information to seniors and to guide them in their college search.

The Hudson High School always has exciting events and activities going on! Check the high school's webpage regularly to see school news, and follow us on Twitter to read tweets from Principal Abitabile.

The Kindness Club trained very hard for the Special Olympics this year, and took silver in the 4-person bocce event out of 36 teams in the state!



Meet the Teacher Night March 19

Hudson Junior / Senior High School teachers will host their Meet the Teachers’ Night/ Open House this Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Hudson campus on Harry Howard Avenue. Parents will have an opportunity to meet Junior High School teachers in the Jr. High School Gym and Senior High School teachers will be available in the cafeteria. At 6:30 p.m. in Room 22 eighth grade parents are invited to an Academic Freshman Orientation hosted by the Guidance Department and the Department Chairperson of each subject area. In the Room 5 the Dollars for Scholars® will present the scholarship website to parents from 6 to 7 p.m.

Sign up for Volleyball Game

Don't miss the volleyball tournament to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Friday, March 13 from 5-9 p.m. in the High School Gym! Teams will consist of students, faculty and community members. Those interested in signing up a team should see Mrs. Flint or a Varsity Club member. Each team can sign up 6-8 players and must have an equal number of males and females. We are asking that each team make a donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A $1 entry fee will also be collected for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Blood Drive Thursday

On Thursday, March 5 from 1:30-6:30 p.m., the Varsity Club will be hosting a Blood Drive in the Nursing Labs (T107 and T108) at the High School. If you are interested in donating, please e-mail Jessica Flint at to let her know what time you would like to donate.

Seniors: Important dates to remember

Prom CONTRACT Night – Monday, April 20th @ 7:00 p.m. MANDATORY for all Seniors attending the Prom; parent must attend with the Senior attending the Prom
Senior Prom – Saturday, May 9th @ 7:00 p.m.
Senior Awards Night – Thursday, June 4 @ 6:30 p.m.
Graduation Rehearsal – Wednesday, June 24th @ 10:30 a.m.
Baccalaureate – Wednesday, June 24th @ 7:00 p.m. Seniors arrive @ 6:30 p.m.
Graduation – Friday, June 26th @ 7:00 p.m. Seniors arrive @ 6:00 p.m.

School will now be in session on April 10

The Hudson City School District will now be holding school on April 10. Previously, the district calendar only allotted for four snow days, but due to an unexpected number of hazardous weather conditions, the district has used five snow days this school year. As indicated on the district calendar, the district's "Designated Emergency Make-Up Days" are April 10, April 9, and April 8. In the case that we have another snow day, the district would then use our April 9 make-up day, and so on. Please see the attached letter for more details.

Slater and Rivette win swim championship100 Yard Swim Champions

Congratulations to Justin Slater and Joe Rivette, the 100-yard Freestyle Swim Relay Champions this year at the Hudson High School! Justin and Joe swam the event in one minute. These relays were the culmination of a very student-led swim unit, in which students organized the teams and relays themselves.

Sill and Khan published in anthologySill and Khan Poetry

Congratulations to freshmen students Will Sill and Khadija Khan, whose poems were chosen to be published in The Anthology of Poetry By Young Americans! This annual anthology contains selections from students all across the United States.The anthology strives to engage students to express themselves through verse. Students from Hudson High School have appeared throughout the years in various editions of this anthology. For more information, go to

Noor and Quarat Ain win art awards

Noor and Qurat Ain

Congratulations to Noor and Qurat Ain who placed in the regional eSchoolData Art Contest! Art teacher Liz Albino submitted her students' artwork to the contest in November. Noor's artwork was selected to appear on the eSchool Data login page, and she won the first-place award in the amount of $500. Qurat won the honorable mention award in the amount of $50. Noor and Qurat are sisters in the tenth grade at the high school.

Mr. LaCasse duct-taped to wall for fundraiserDuct Tape Mr. LaCasse

During the boys' JV and varsity home basketball games on Friday, January 16, the Hudson High School Student Council held a special fundraiser to support the Student Council Scholarship. Students had the opportunity to participate in duct taping Associate Principal Bob LaCasse to the wall at the cost of one dollar per yard of duct tape. Mr. LaCasse stood on a stool against the wall while students placed their duct tape, and when he was fully stuck on they removed the stool and watched Mr. LaCasse suspend for a few seconds. This enjoyable event will help pay for a scholarship for a deserving senior at the end of the year.

Community art partnership kicks offArt Works kicks off

For the first year ever, the Hudson High School is participating in a new partnership called Hudson: Art Works. In this program, 15 students will be paired up with local professional artists to make self-portraits of themselves. Students will be randomly paired with their partners so as to promote new perspectives. Portraits can be made using any medium--paint, drawing, photography, sculpture, etc. From now through April, students will meet with their artist partners on their own time to work on their portraits. The portraits will be presented at the Hudson Opera House in May.

Girls Tennis, Volleyball, and Soccer named scholar-athlete teams

The Hudson Girls Varsity Tennis, Girls Varsity Soccer, and Girls Varsity Volleyball teams have earned the title of "scholar-athlete teams" for the fall 2014 season. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association awards this title to teams for whom a certain percentage of players earn a 90 average or better on their report cards. The Board of Education recognized the players for their achievements, as they have worked very hard academically and athletically this year.

December edition of The Owl

The December edition of The Owl is here! Read about Toys for Tots, the food drive, the Clark and Mass MOCA, bowling coach Steve Markowitz, Hanukkah, girls' volleyball, Ms. Lockman, the book Crank, and the most recent Hunger Games film! Check it out here.

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...

HHS kicks off laptop pilot programChromebooks

The high school has kicked off a pilot program that provides Chromebooks to students to enhance learning. With Chromebooks, students can work on the same document simultaneously, access a variety of materials online, do research on the web at their own pace, and more! Using the Google Classroom platform, sharing and communicating are much easier and faster.

Students rewarded for good behaviorPBIS November 2014

On November 25, students in the high school were rewarded for their good behavior with a pizza party and a special certificate signed by Principal Abitabile and Associate Principal LaCasse. These students were identified by teachers as students who showed responsibility, fairness, trustworthiness, and respect.

Band records song for albumBand recording

On Tuesday, November 25, high school band students participated in a recording project. One World Chorus asked the band to record horn lines for two Bob Marley songs for a children's album they are doing with Tuff Gong Records.

Students win Jeopardy gameJeopardy 2014

The high school's Mock Trial Club held their annual Jeopardy game to raise money for transportation. A team of students played against Mrs. Near, Mr. Cukerstein, Ms. Factor, and Ms. Albino. After two years of teacher-team wins, the students pulled through with flying colors this year and won the game. Thank you to everyone who came to support the Mock Trial Club for this event.

Students go to all-state for musicStudents go to all-state

On November 21 and 22, three Hudson High School students participated in the annual Area All State Festival sponsored by the Zone 10 New York State School Music Association. Senior Adriana Tampasis was selected to play flute in the band, Senior Amanda Chaplin was selected to sing in the Women's Chorus and Tenth Grader, and Owen Berth was selected to sing in the Mixed Chorus. These students were selected based on their scores from performing NYSSMA solos, and by teacher recommendation. Mr. Scott Vorwald, high school band teacher, has been working with Adriana, and Mrs. Andrea Mastrianni has been preparing Owen and Amanda.

Check out Power of Peace video

Youth Voices Inc. has launched a new website. This organization leads the Power of Peace program that comes to the Hudson High School every year to help students open up to others, while delving into their inner personalities. Watch the video to see if you can find any Hudson High School students!

Students awarded at sports recognition dinnerSports Recognition Night 2014

Last night, the Hudson High School held its annual Fall Sports Recognition Night! Congratulations to all the athletes who received awards!


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.


High School: 828-4360

Main Office: 3100
Principal: Antonio W. Abitabile -– 3114: Ellen Miller
Associate Principal: Robert LaCasse – 3118:  Jodi Keyser
ALP Principal: Thomas Gavin – 8318
Guidance Office: 3111 – Shannon Hoose
Nurse: 3107 – Joni Groll
Attendance: 3108
Pool Coordinator: 3115