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  • New Legislation Regarding School Vaccinations Announced

    On June 13, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children. Click here to see Frequently Asked Questions regarding the new rules, prepared by the New York State Department of Health, Office of Children and Family Services, and State Education Department.

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  • Driving Innovation at Furnace Woods

    Fifth graders in Valier Haviland’s S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) class at Furnace Woods were recently challenged to invent a self-driving construction vehicle using littleBits electronic building blocks.

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  • District Safety Plan Available for Review

    The Hendrick Hudson School District Safety Plan is available for public comment. The Plan is reviewed annually and maintained by the District-Wide School Safety Team and is formally adopted by the Board of Education annually.

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  • Spotlight on Partnership Between Hen Hud and PNW BOCES’ Center for Environmental Education

    The Hendrick Hudson School District is known for providing its elementary students with unique and engaging ways to learn about science and technology, whether through in-class activities or summer programs. Facilitating many of its students’ formative STEM experiences is Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES’ Center for Environmental Education (CEE), which delivers programming to the district year-round.

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  • Hendrick Hudson High School Named a 2018-19 Recognition School

    The New York State Education Department has identified Hendrick Hudson High School as a 2018-19 Recognition School. The school is among 562 high achieving schools recognized by the state for high academic achievement, student growth and graduation rates, under New York’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan.

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  • Hen Hud Senior Presents Science Research Findings at Philadelphia School

    On June 6, senior Hailey Kissner traveled to Philadelphia to present findings from her Science Research project at the Aim school, a private school for students with language-based learning disabilities.

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  • New Superintendent Podcast: Nancy Sinchi, NTHS Inductee, Scholarship Winner

    Hen Hud senior Nancy Sinchi was recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society at Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES in Yorktown. She also received the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship, named in honor and memory of the NTHS co-founder. Listen in as she talks to Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter about the recognition and how the Tech Center's Law Enforcement program has helped her decide to become a police officer.

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  • New Superintendent Podcast: Science Research with Thea Barbelet and Paul Williams

    Senior Thea Barbelet and junior Paul Williams recently sat down with Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter to discuss their experiences with the high school’s three-year Science Research program.

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  • High School Literary Magazine Available Now

    The fourth annual issue of The North Star, Hen Hud’s literary magazine, was released this week and will be distributed in English classes. It is also available in newsstands around the high school, in the main office of the high school, and in the lobby of the district office.

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  • District Celebrates Retirees with Reception at BOE Meeting on June 5

    On Wednesday evening, district administrators, the Board of Education, and many, many family members and friends gathered together in the high school cafeteria to celebrate those who are retiring from the district this year. A delectable spread of sweet treats was enjoyed by all, followed by a more formal recognition ceremony at the start of the Board of Education meeting.

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  • Hen Hud Seniors Attain First Ever Seal of Biliteracy

    The first Hendrick Hudson High School students to receive the Seal of Biliteracy were recognized at the June 5 Board of Education meeting. This talented cohort was recognized for attaining the highest level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in one or more languages in addition to English.

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  • Raising Frogs has FGL First Graders Leaping into Science

    Students in Marilyne Strang and Kimberly Valerioti’s first grade class at Frank G. Lindsey welcomed some fascinating new class pets last month: African Dwarf Frogs! The four frogs initially arrived in the classroom as tadpoles; students quickly named them (Mr. Alex, Harry Potter, Max and Cutie Pie) and began recording data about them in their observation journals. After about a month, the tadpoles developed into frogs, and throughout the process, the students have learned about the tiny amphibians' life cycle, habitat, food and more.

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  • Tri-M Music Honor Society Induction, Monday, June 10, 2019

    On June 10, the Hendrick Hudson Music Department will induct 12 juniors into the Tri-M Music Honor Society. Additionally, 29 seniors will receive their graduation honor cords. The ceremony will take place at 7 pm at the high school. The three M's represent Modern Music Masters. Inductees are carefully selected on the basis of scholarship, character, leadership and service to the music program.

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  • Construction Begins at High School Track and Field Complex

    The district kicked off construction of the new track and field facility at Hendrick Hudson High School this week with a ceremonial groundbreaking. “This project will transform our athletic facilities, and both our students and the community will enjoy them for years to come,” said Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter.

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  • High School Track and Field Complex Closed for Construction

    Due to the start of construction at the high school track and field, community use of the facilities will be off limits until further notice.

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  • Furnace Woods Teacher Named “Hero in Education” by Regional PTA Association

    Danielle Maccaronio, special education teacher at Furnace Woods, was named the 2018-19 Hero in Education by Westchester East Putnam Region Parent Teacher Association (WEPR PTA). Maccaronio was recognized at the organization’s spring conference on May 16. The annual conference recognizes the work, advocacy and efforts of those individuals that work to support children and schools throughout the area.

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