Each year, the Office of the NY State Comptroller uses a Fiscal Stress Monitoring System to answer the following question for school districts across the state: Does a school district generate enough revenues to meet expenditures? The Comptroller’s office recently released its results for 2019, and the Hendrick Hudson School District fared very well.
A cornerstone of Hendrick Hudson High School’s award-winning Project Lead the Way (PLTW) program is career exploration. On January 14, students in the PLTW BioMedical Science and Engineering programs had the opportunity to travel to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in Tarrytown and tour a number of areas. Dr. Courtney Williams, a Regeneron scientist and school district parent, was instrumental in facilitating the visit.
Students in every grade at Frank G. Lindsey are busy learning how to code during their library time, and even the youngest students have discovered how exciting it is to program a graphic or robot so that it moves, right before their eyes.
On January 10, more than 60 students attended the Annual Biomed Alumni Panel, held in the high school library during two afternoon periods. Thirteen alumni returned to share their personal insights about college and careers with current students.
The Katonah Museum of Art’s “Young Artists” show is an annual exhibition of artwork created by high school seniors. The show provides young, aspiring artists the unique and valuable opportunity to work behind-the-scenes to produce a museum exhibition. AP Art students Emma Gormley, Dana Ho, Dylan Montroy, Bianca Scott, Ruth Tenesaca, and Andrew Lee will have artwork displayed in this year’s exhibition.
Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter and local realtor and Hen Hud parent Don Dwyer met up for another discussion on local real estate trends. The takeaway? The local real estate market is exceptionally strong, with more people wanting to live here than there are houses available.
Hendrick Hudson High School Senior James Reilly has been named a Con Edison Athlete of the week for outstanding athletic and academic accomplishments, as well as leadership qualities and a commitment to community service.
For the second year in a row, the high school’s SAILOR program has run a homemade dog treat business called Dogs Can Just Enjoy. Since launching the business in the fall of 2018, the students have sold hundreds of bags of treats to district staff. According to teacher Christina Feal, sales have doubled since last year and show no sign of slowing down.