Hudson High School Clubs & Activities

Extracurricular Clubs and Activities at Hudson Senior High School (2017-18)

There are a variety of clubs and activities available to students at Hudson High School. From art to science to mentorship opportunities, there is something for everyone!

Art Club (Advisor: Mrs. Albino)

  • Meets Tuesdays during lunch in Room 139. All are welcomed.

Brain Bee (Advisor: Mr. McDarby)

  • Overview: The Brain Bee completion involves High School students competing against students from other Albany area schools on their knowledge of the brain and the nervous system.
  • Meetings: 2:45-3:30 p.m. on the 1st and 4th Wednesdays and the 2nd and 3rd Fridays of each month (through February). We meet in Room S104.

Environmental Club (Advisor: Mr. McDarby)

  • Overview: The club’s duties include overseeing the recycling program at H.H.S., assisting local organizations with environmental activities, and raising money for worthwhile environmental causes.
  • Meetings: 2:45 p.m. on the 1st Tuesday of every month (with additional meetings as necessary) in Room S104.

Envirothon (Advisor: Mr. McDarby)

  • Overview: The Envirothon Team learns about New York State Wildlife, Aquatics, Forestry and Soils, and then competes against other schools from the Hudson Valley region.
  • Meetings: 2:45-4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through May in Room S104.

Game Club (Advisor: Mr. Renner)

  • Students have fun while learning the spirit of competition and fair play with games like Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, Chess, Checkers and other board games. Students have options to hold Magic the Gathering Two-Headed Giant tournaments and/or a Modern tournament on the last regular Friday.  
  • Meeting times are Fridays from 2:40-4:30 p.m. in the High School Library.

Gay Straight Alliance (Advisors: Ms. Pare, Ms. Roehr and Ms. Engel)

  • The G.S.A. meets during Period 5/Lunch in Room 139. Students should check their email for specific meeting dates. Everyone is welcomed to attend.  

Math Club (Advisors: Mr. Fay and Mrs. Pare)

  • Making Math Magical! The Math Club meets during lunch and/or after school. Contact Mr. Fay or Mrs. Pare for meeting times.

Mentor Foundation (Advisor: Ms. Vera)

  • Attention Seniors: Our peer-to-peer program is designed to dispel the myths surrounding drug abuse and provide youth a platform to speak up and out against drugs. By focusing on the innate talents and strengths that young people already have, they become their biggest advocates for staying drug–free. We empower youth to speak up and out against drugs and provide them a platform to be heard. Through interactive outreach campaigns and listening to our youth, we provide the tools for them to become their own advocates for staying drug-free.

Mock Trial (Advisor: Mrs. Naramore)

  • Mock Trial is a competition created by the New York Bar Association. We "try" a case against other regional schools throughout the area.  
  • We meet every Monday after school in Room 54.

Multicultural Club (Advisors: Ms. Rodriguez and Ms. Talma)

  • The Multicultural Club is open to every student and it encourages students to express and learn about themselves while enjoying the company of other students and staff.
  • Meetings are every Friday during lunch in Room 24.

National Honor Society (Advisor: Ms. Rom)

  • A national organization which recognizes academic excellence, leadership, service and character.

Poetry Cafe (Advisor: Mrs. Wheeler)

  • Food for the body and food for the soul...A place to bring poetry, quotes and song lyrics you love... read it, write it, perform it, discuss it or just sit and listen (and have some lunch, too!).
  • Meets on Tuesdays during lunch time in Room 5

Robotics Club (Team 1665 Weapons of Mass Construction) (Advisor: Mr. Beyer)

Scrub Club (Advisor: Mrs. Forsyth)

  • Scrub Club is designed to engage students in a hands-on, activity-based health career awareness program developed by Catskill Hudson Area Health Education Center. Students have opportunities to learn about and experience a wide array of health-related careers. The goal is to engage students through encouragement and mentoring and demonstrate that continuing their education beyond high school can be meaningful, engaging and relevant to their future.

Students Against Destructive Decisions/SADD

Student Council (Advisors: Mrs. Abitabile and Ms. Factor)

  • This organization is developed to promote student ideas for improving the school community. It consists of representatives elected from the various classes. Council officers are elected by the entire Student Council.
  • Meeting dates/times will vary.

The Owl Student Newspaper (Advisors: Mrs. Cipollari and Mrs. Near)

  • There is a student editor as well as student contributors who write about various school activities and people.
  • Meetings are held after school (look for meeting dates on the morning announcements). See Ms. Cipollari or Mrs. Near for more information on how you can become part of The Owl staff.

Varsity Club (Advisor: Mrs. Flint)

  • Varsity Athletes doing service for the school and community.
  • Meets on Tuesdays during lunch in Room S100.

Yearbook (Advisors: Mrs. Keyser and Mrs. Nowak)

  • Meets on Tuesdays during lunch in Room S103.

Youth Employment Services/YES Program (Advisor: Ms. McSherry)

  • Students learn how to build interview skills and land a job. They also participate in an internship with a local business to continue developing employability skills.
  • Open to students at Hudson Junior/Senior High School (must be at least 14 years of age).