In recognition of Computer Science Education Week, many Hen Hud classrooms were filled with students learning the basics of coding. "The Hour of Code" is a campaign that's been described as a one-hour introduction to computer science to demonstrate that anyone can learn this important skill.
According to the dictionary, an ambassador is someone who “acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity.” At Furnace Woods, 34 fifth graders have recently earned the title of Ambassador, and they are very proud and excited to both represent their school and promote positive change within it.
HHHS junior Mia O'Malley participated in the 2022 All-State Mixed Chorus in Rochester, NY. Mia became eligible for this incredible opportunity by scoring a perfect score of 100 on her NYSSMA solo last spring.
The State Department of Health and the State Education Department sent a memo to school districts across New York, recommending voluntary mask-wearing due to rapidly rising rates of flu.
When Amy Cavalieri’s third grade students at Buchanan-Verplanck headed home for the Thanksgiving holiday, they brought freshly baked loaves of pumpkin bread with them. The class prepared the batter at school, and Cavalieri baked the loaves at home. Each loaf featured the recipe attached to it, so families could enjoy it together in the future.
Professional sports aren’t all fun and games, and for a group of HHHS students, a recent visit to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey provided a rare opportunity to draw back the curtains and observe the behind-the-scenes operations at a major sports organization.
On November 16, Bol Riiny, one of the “Lost Boys” of Sudan, came to the high school to share details of his childhood, which was upended during the second Sudanese Civil War in the late 1980s. Riiny’s presentation, a powerful story of survival in the face of unthinkable adversity, was arranged through a partnership between the ENL and English departments and was funded via an Hendrick Hudson High School PTA grant.
As the district continues to move ahead with the Strategic Planning process, there are a variety of ways that members of the school community can get involved and share their perspectives. All feedback and community involvement helps the district chart its course to the future in the most inclusive way possible.
Buchanan-Verplanck third graders recently read “Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade” by Melissa Stewart, learning about how Tony Sarg (1880-1942) created the first parade balloons for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Afterward, they created their very own version of parade balloons!
The Board of Education has scheduled a Community Meet Up prior to its November 30th meeting, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in the Hendrick Hudson High School library. Each session will be attended by a minimum of two board trustees, but no more than three. Please click here to sign up for a 20-minute session.
The Hendrick Hudson High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced its induction class for 2022. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, which paved the way for female sports to be a part of interscholastic athletic programs across the nation. This year’s class celebrates this anniversary and honors individuals from the 1972-73 athletic seasons who truly helped pave the way for female sports at Hendrick Hudson High School.
On November 15, three of Hendrick Hudson High School’s outstanding senior student-athletes signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI) to play at the NCAA Division I or II level: Caroline Clark (Lacrosse - University of Mt. Olive), Amya Davis (Volleyball - Shepherd University) and Madison Porter (Lacrosse - Eastern Michigan University),
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM HS - Legacy Senior Portraits - HS Library
9:30 AM PTA Council Meeting - Virtual