Ain Sisters Field Trip Art Works: Hudson Shark Dissection

Congratulations to Noor and Qurat Ain, who won eSchoolData's regional art competition!

Ms. Nowak and Ms. Lockman's Applied Physical Science class visited the Crimson Sparrow restaurant to learn about the molecular structure of foods.

Art Works: Hudson pairs students with artists in the community to complete a project together. Their work will culminate in an exhibit in May.

Students in Mr. McDarby's class performed a shark dissection to learn about the anatomy of cartilaginous fishes.



Hudson CSD shares survey results

Hudson City School District is sharing the results of a recent survey that asked teachers, students and parents to give their thoughts about how well their schools are performing in important areas such as district leadership and capacity, school leader practices and decisions, and curriculum development and support, among others. According to Superintendent Maria Suttmeier, “The survey showed that our district has made a number of advancements, particularly in school safety. And looking toward a bright future, we will keep building on our accomplishments, while striving to improve areas of concern.” The district reviewed these results with site-level administrators and shared their findings with the Board of Education on Monday, March 23, 2015. See the results…

School Musical: Carousel

Come see the high school/middle school musical, "Carousel," the story about a carousel barker who gets the chance to right some wrongs he made in his life. Showtimes are Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before curtain. To purchase tickets, see a cast member or buy at the door. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students.

College Scholarship Essay Workshop

On Tuesday, March 17, there will be a college scholarship essay workshop from 2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Computer Room 5.

Prom Contract Night April 15

Attention Juniors! All Juniors planning to go to the Junior prom must attend Prom Contract Night with a parent or guardian in order to be eligible to attend the prom. Prom Contract Night will take place on April 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafe.

Junior Prom April 25

The Junior Prom will be held on April 25 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Tickets cost $10 per student. Must be a Junior, or be accompanied by a Junior to attend.

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.

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!

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