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  • Eighth Graders Move Up with Car Parade, Virtual Ceremony

    The transition to high school is a big step, and the staff at Blue Mountain Middle School wanted to make sure that their eighth grade students felt honored and celebrated as they wrapped up their final year at the school. A festive car parade and a Virtual Moving Up Ceremony provided two wonderful ways to cap off an extraordinary school year.

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  • “Walk the Walk” Celebrates the Class of 2020

    Instead of the traditional commencement, with graduates all together on the stage and families and friends in the audience, the Hendrick Hudson High School Class of 2020 took part in a “Walk the Walk” ceremony on June 19 and 20.

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  • Elementary Schools Send off Fifth Graders with Parades, Drive-In Ceremonies

    All three elementary schools found their own unique ways to celebrate their fifth grade students, as they wrapped up a challenging ending to the school year and prepared to move up to Blue Mountain Middle School.

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  • BOE Passes Resolution Condemning Racism, Affirming Inclusion

    At its June 24, 2020 meeting, the Hendrick Hudson School District Board of Education passed a resolution condemning racism and affirming a commitment to an inclusive school environment. Click here to read the resolution.

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  • Capital Project Update

    At the June 24, 2020 Board of Education meeting, Hendrick Hudson Facilities Director Anthony Merlini presented an update on projects related to the 2018 Bond. Included were updates regarding the new maintenance building, security projects and other improvements to school buildings.

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  • High School Track to Open for Public Use

    The District is pleased to announce that the new high school track will be open to the public starting on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Entry to the track will only be through the swing gate accessed from the high school parking lot; all other gates will remain locked. The track’s “walking lights” will be turned on every day at sunset and remain on until 9:30 pm.

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  • Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES Recognizes Hen Hud Seniors

    Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES honored graduates from its CTE programs, including inducting eight Hen Hud seniors into the National Technical Honor Society. The eight NTHS inductees are: Christopher Boonstra, Rachel Boonstra, Madina Habibova, Marcella Maselli, Samantha Perez, Matthew Regueiro, Raven Rivera and Rebecca Stratton.

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  • A Letter from the Superintendent

    As a District, we are very appreciative of the tremendous support the results of this vote indicate, and we look forward to continuing to offer and expand educational programming and learning opportunities for our students. I want to thank everyone who took the time to participate in this important process in the midst of uncertain times.

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  • School District Budget Passes, BOE Trustees Elected

    The Hendrick Hudson School District’s 2020-21 budget passed by a vote of 2,274 to 1,169. Additionally, a proposition regarding new vehicle purchases passed by a vote of 2,155 to 1,281. Cory Notrica and Alixandra Philbin were elected as Trustees to the Board of Education.

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  • Guest Speakers, Engineering Challenges Top off School Year for PLTW Classes

    As the school year drew to a close, students in the high school's Project Lead the Way BioMedical Science and Principles of Engineering classes engaged in two exciting learning opportunities, one virtual and one in-person (pre COVID-19). BioMedical Science students participated in a virtual Guest Speaker Series and Principles of Engineering students completed a Control Systems project that included robotics, coding skills, and the engineering design and documentation process.

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  • Community Comes Out for Class of 2020 "Sailor Shuffle"

    The community came out in droves on Friday, June 12, for the "Sailor Shuffle," a car parade celebrating the Class of 2020. The seniors, led by high school principal James Mackin and escorted by police and fire vehicles, drove through town in decorated cars, many emblazoned with the names of colleges where the students will be attending. The parade wound its way around local streets, where crowds holding signs, cameras and balloons cheered from sidewalks, front porches and parking lots.

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  • Hen Hud’s Academy Staff Delivery Lawn Signs to Celebrate Seniors

    On Friday, June 5, Hendrick Hudson High School’s Academy staff made special deliveries to the homes of senior Academy students to celebrate their high school graduation. Each senior student received a lawn sign that read, “Proud Home of a Hen Hud High School Senior 2020 - Congratulations!”

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  • Slate of Ceremonies and Events Honor the Class of 2020

    Although this won’t look like any previous year's celebration of graduates, the district is working hard to make this time of year extra special and memorable for our graduating Sailors and their families.

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  • The North Star, Hen Hud's Literary Magazine is Now Available Online

    The 2019-2020 issue of Hendrick Hudson High School’s literary magazine, The North Star, is now available online, on the high school website, under Clubs and Activities/Lit Mag Club, as well as on the Principal's Corner page. This publication is the result of months of hard work by the Lit Mag Club, whose members spent much time soliciting, selecting, editing, organizing, and formatting the magazine’s content.

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  • First Graders Go on a Virtual Bronx Zoo Adventure

    The springtime field trip to the Bronx Zoo is a highly anticipated annual tradition for Frank G. Lindsey first graders. With the in-person field trip cancelled this year, the first grade team put their heads together to come up with a replacement that would be dynamic and engaging. They devised an interdisciplinary Virtual Bronx Zoo Adventure – a project that would unfold over two weeks and include activities from the students' specials: art, music, physical education and library.

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  • Fifth and Eighth Grade Moving Up Celebrations Announced

    Hendrick Hudson’s fifth and eighth graders will be recognized for the milestone of “moving up” to the middle and high school, with a number of unique celebrations and activities. Click here to see what is planned!

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  • Biomedical Innovations Students Go Virtual with Career Day Presentations

    Dr. Jeanine Hall’s Biomedical Innovations class at the high school (part of the Project Lead the Way program) has participated in the BMMS Career Day event for years. The high school students typically demonstrate hands-on techniques to the younger students and share information about biomedical careers and the PLTW program. Although this year’s event couldn’t take place in the traditional sense, the BI students decided to forge ahead with their presentations and make them accessible, virtually, to the middle school students.

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  • FBLA Food Drive: “Beyond Successful”

    The Fill-A-Bus food drive, held on May 16 and organized by the high school’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club, was “beyond successful,” according to advisor Meg Jandrasits. The drive yielded 3,657 pounds of food and $2,728 in cash donations. All donations were split between the Mt. Carmel Food Pantry in Verplanck and the Holy Spirit Church Food Pantry in Cortlandt Manor.

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  • For BMMS Art Elective Students, Creativity is the Name of the Game

    Hen Hud’s teachers have become extremely creative during this period of distance learning, striving to maintain the high degree of practical learning that goes along with many tactile projects and hands-on assignments that engage students and foster deeper learning experiences. Students in Logan Krause's Tech for the Visual Arts elective and Paul Gioacchini's Game Design elective at Blue Mountain Middle School have risen to the challenge, creating extraordinary products using design thinking and problem-solving skills.

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  • School Budget Ballot Deadline Extended to June 16, 2020

    Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order extending the deadline for school districts to receive school budget ballots. To be counted, school budget ballots now must now be received by mail through June 16, 2020. The district is accepting ballots, in person, at the District Office today and tomorrow, June 8 and 9, between the hours of 10 am and 5 pm. If you can’t drop off your ballot by 5 pm on June 9, it will need to be mailed.

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