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.
There will be a Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, November 30, at 7:00 p.m. at the Hendrick Hudson High School Library. Click here for details and links.
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),
On November 1 and 2, all FWS fifth-grade classes visited West Point, the nation’s oldest continuously occupied army post and home to the United States Military Academy. Students were treated to tours around the storied campus, during which knowledgeable tour guides shared the history of West Point and described its unique traditions.
Congratulations to the Hen Hud Varsity volleyball team, heading to the State Final Four volleyball championship in Glens Falls, NY this weekend. The team will leave the high school on Friday morning, following a team breakfast provided by Clare Carey and the food service staff.
7:30 PM HH SEPTA Meeting - HS Library
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM HS - Legacy Senior Portraits - HS Library
9:30 AM PTA Council Meeting - Virtual