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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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Last night, the Hudson High School held its annual Fall Sports Recognition Night! Congratulations to all the athletes who received awards!
The Hudson Girls Varsity Tennis and Girls Varsity Soccer 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. These two teams deserve to be recognized for their achievements, as they have worked very hard academically and aethically this year.
The Mock Trial Club will be holding a game of Teachers vs. Students Jeopardy on Thursday, November 20 in the Hudson High School Auditorium from 3:00-4:00 p.m. to raise money for transportation. Mr. Hernandez will MC the game of Jeopardy. Students will vote for the teachers that they'd like to see participate through a coin drop at lunches. One student from each grade will be chosen to play. Admission is $1 for students, and $2 for general admission.
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.
The Hudson High School's Kindness Club sold their famous Kindness Cotton Candy at the Harlem Wizards game on November 5. They chose to donate half of their profits to the class of 2016! This donation totals $165.
The Hudson High School's school newspaper The Owl has released its September/October edition. Read all about the Kindness Club, Envirothon, the new teachers at Hudson High, Homecoming, Varsity Club, and even issues of national and international concern. Don't miss the interview with Mrs. Novine, and the book reviews by Devon Sweatt and Jenna Gregory. Check it out here!
On Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 3:30 to 6:15 p.m. the Senior Class at Hudson Senior High School will host a Brooks’ Chicken BBQ at the high school campus at 215 Harry Howard Avenue. Complete dinners will be sold for $10.00 and ½ chickens for $7.00 will be available at the Event Entrance. Pictured selling tickets are Kody Pinkowski and Jenifer Rosete-Garcia to Sally Naramore a teacher at the high school. For advance sale tickets please call 518-828-4132, ext. 3118 or stop by the Main Office of the Senior High School. Please see the attached flyer.
The Kindness Club Bocce Team advanced to the Special Olympics State Games after competing in Rome, New York back in September at the Regional Games where they took Silver in the 4-person team event and gold in the 2-person team event. Over this past weekend, the team took silver in the 4-person bocce team out of 36 teams across the state. The Kindness Club Bocce Team is partnered with Sons and Daughters of Italy of Columbia County, who donate the use of their training facility. The team has been training since August.
Student Frankie O'Neil has completed the large cabinet he was building in his furniture class. The Hudson Senior High School holds a variety of hands-on classes in which students can learn practical skills and produce usable finished products.
The Guidance Office will be holding a Dollars for Scholars Workshop on Monday, November 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Science Computer Room. At this workshop, students and parents can register with the Scholarship America system online, and learn about scholarships for students pursuing college. Please note that the original workshops that had been planned for October 16 and November 13 have been canceled.
The Kindness Club will be hosting a Kindness Table during lunch periods at the Hudson Senior High School. The Kindness Table will be next to the garbage receptacle in the cafeteria. Here, students can place their unused, unopened lunch items instead of throwing them in the trash, so as to minimize waste during lunch. Students can then take the unused items for their own use. If items are left on the Kindness Table at the end of the lunch period, they will be sent to the Nurse's Office. Please use this table instead of throwing away unused items, and help keep our cafeteria efficient and free of waste.
Hudson Senior High School students, (L to R) Amanda Chaplin, Patricia VanValkenburgh, S.M. Huq and Adriana Tampasis have been named AP Scholars by the College Board for their excellent academic performance by scoring 3 on at least three of their Advanced Placement Exams – AP Biology, AP World History and AP United States History. Standing behind the students (L to R) Associate Principal, Robert LaCasse, AP World History Teacher, Justin Cukerstein, AP Biology Teacher, James McDarby, AP US History Teacher, Sally Naramore and Principal, Antonio W. Abitabile.
The New York State Education Department has released the exam schedule for the Regents exams that run from January 26 through January 29. Students that are retaking one of these exams need to sign up in the Guidance office by Friday, October 31.
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
Pool Coordinator: 3115