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 Students sit in a circle during the Power of Peace training

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!

The Hudson High School participated again this year in the Power of Peace trainings. Students continually express that they feel more empathetic toward their peers after participating in these workshops.



College Readiness Workshop

There will be a college readiness workshop, Dream To Achieve, tomorrow, November 1, for Hudson students ages 11-14. The workshop will be at Solaris (360 Warren St) from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. It will be led by Deshaun Houston, who is a Bard graduate and professional college counselor from New York City. Please see the attached flyer.

The Owl releases latest edition

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!

Brooks BBQ November 13Brooks Chicken Barbecue

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.

Kindness Club takes silver in bocceKindness Club takes silver

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 builds cabinet in furniture classStudent builds cabinet

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.

Dollars for Scholars Workshop November 3

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.

Kindness Table is up and runningKindness Table

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.

Harlem Wizards Coming to Hudson Senior High School

Harlem Wizards logoCome see the Harlem Wizards play at Hudson Senior High School on November 5. The game begins at 6:30 p.m. and doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets can be bought online at $8 for students and $10 for general admission, with a $0.99 processing fee. Tickets will go fast, so be sure to purchase your tickets in advance! To buy tickets at the high school, go to Room 29 or the Main Office, or call 828-4132 ext. 3118 or 3100. Junior class members are also selling tickets outside of Walmart on October 4 and October 26. You can also buy tickets at The online box office closes 24 hours prior to the event.

Students named AP Scholars

Amanda Chaplin, Patricia VanValkenburgh, S.M. Huq and Adriana Tampasis named AP ScholarsHudson 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.

January 2015 Regents Exam Schedule

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.

Power of Peace at Hudson High School

Hudson High School is offering an opportunity for students to attend the Level I "Power of Peace" Student Leadership Program Workshop scheduled to be held at Hudson High School on September 18 and 19. The "Power of Peace" is sponsored by the Youth Voices Center, Inc., an organization founded by Michael Arteberry. The two days of training will emphasize the development of a respectful and supportive school environment by developing leadership, conflict resolution, teamwork, collaboration and effective decision making skills. Please sign the form that students have received from school, and return to the Associate Principals Office (Rm. 29).

Alexis Doto wins Columbia County Schoolgirl Queen

Alexis Doto wins Columbia County Schoolgirl Queen

Hudson High School senior Alexis Doto was crowned the 2014 Columbia County Schoolgirl Queen on August 29 at the Columbia County Fair.

Alexis is an active member of the school community, having participated in dance, Student Council, advertising, and the multicultural festival.

Girls' soccer team does Ice Bucket Challenge

The Hudson City High School girls' varsity soccer team has taken on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The girls participated in the nationwide viral sensation in order to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). They have donated $250 to the St. Peter's Hospital ALS Regional Center, and have encouraged the school community to join in raising awareness of this neurodegenerative disease. Check out their video here, and make an online donation to St. Peter's ALS Center.


High School: 828-4360
Main Office: 3100
Principal: Antonio W. Abitabile -– 3114: Ellen Miller
ALP Principal: Thomas Gavin – 8318
Dean of Students: Robert LaCasse – 3118:  Jodi Keyser
Guidance Office: 3111 – Shannon Hoose
Nurse: 3118 – Joni Groll
Attendance: 3108
Pool Coordinator: 3115