On Friday, December 7th, around 35 Introduction to Healthcare Careers class students participated in Healthcare Discovery Day. The purpose of the day is to provide students with knowledge about the careers available within the healthcare field through conversations with healthcare professionals, demonstrations, and facilities tours. They toured Christian Community Home and Presbyterian Homes & Service’s Woodland Hill in Hudson, to learn about long term and geriatric care. The group proceeded to Western Wisconsin Health in Baldwin where they were able to meet the therapy dog , Edgrrr the Dogtor, and learn about the services provided there. Students also had the opportunity to see the ER and hear from ER and OB nurses, phlebotomists, a social worker as well as other healthcare professionals. The day concluded with a visit to St. Croix Therapy and Catalyst Sports medicine in Hudson to hear about PT, OT, and sports medicine.
The Varsity and JV Raidaires Dance Team had an amazing day in Little Chute, WI at the Little Chute Holiday Invite. They faced fierce competition against some of the most talented teams in the state. The Varsity team placed fourth in D1 Pom, third place in both D1 Jazz and D1 Kick, and first place in D1 Hip Hop; with a special Judges’ award for Best Choreography of the day! JV also won first place in all three of their routines; jazz, pom, and kick!
In addition, many of the Varsity dancers won medals in the solo, duet and small group divisions.
The 13th Annual Home for the Holidays Concert took place December 9th and 10th. They performed for a full house for every one of their four fantastic shows. The Hudson High School choirs were joined by a youth choir, the River City Symphony Orchestra and the Hudson United Methodist Wiegand Ringers Bell Choir.
The HHS Gymnastics team competed in the Chippewa Falls Snowflake Invite on Saturday in Chippewa and took first place for both the JV and Varsity teams.
Varsity scored a 135.45. River Falls was second with a 132.975 and Holem finished third with a 124.70. There were ten teams at the meet. Individually Paige Hillman won the all around with a 36.250. Caroline Erickson placed fourth with a 33.60. Amber Robey took second place on beam with an 8.7 and Paige Hillman took third with a 8.625. Paige also won the uneven bars with a score of 9.4 and Caroline took third with a 8.725. Paige took first place on vault with a 9.275 and Caroline took fourth with a 8.65.
The JV team won with a score of 111.70. In second place was Holmon with a 105.85 and Onalaska in third with a 102.80. Freshman, Maddi Fish took second on floor with a 7.8 and Megan Michaels finished fourth with a 7.75. Jocelyn Hagaman took second place on bars with a 6.9. Jocelyn Hagaman also took second place in the JV all around with a score of 28.1.
The Raidaires had a successful start to their competition season. The varsity team earned four first place trophies in Large Varsity Pom, Kick, Jazz, and Hip Hop (with special judge’s choice award for choreography) at the Menomonie Holiday Classic on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The JV Raidaires received three first place trophies in Menomonie. They placed first in JV Pom, Kick, and Jazz!
Chloe Hoff placed first in the solo division and Hailey Burgraff placed third in the solo division.
The Raidaires also had several medal winners in the ensemble division. Hailey Wilson and Ashton Randolph, Alivia Tennant and Ella Blomker, Sophi Johnson and Hunter Sivek, Elliana Hurtgen and Madi Dulon, Maddi Congdon and Natalia Gamboa (3rd place and special Judge’s Award for “Most Sass”), Kassie Ehrman and Elle Fallon (2nd place), and Emily Waldschmidt and Mikaela Bolopue (1st place).
The Hudson High School gymnastics team had their first meet of the season this past weekend. On Saturday the girls took 1st place at the Simley Invite with a team score of 134.350. Paige Hillman took first place on vault, bars, beam and all-around. She scored an incredible score of 9.4 on the bars. Her all-around total was a 36.50. Caroline Erickson took third in the all-around with a 33.55 and Amber Robey took 4th with a 30.90.
The gymnastics team has their first home meet against Eau Claire on Thursday, December 6th at 6:30 PM at Hudson High School in the main gym.
Congratulations to Ms. Dado who was recently awarded WI’s Physical Education Teacher of the Year and Midwest Teacher of the Year!
This award recognizes outstanding teaching in Physical Education in Wisconsin. Recipients must conduct a quality physical education program as reflected by standards using various teaching methodologies, serve as a positive role model for the profession, participate in professional development opportunities, and provide professional leadership through presentations, leadership, and writing. The recipient must have a minimum of 5 years as a WHPE (Wisconsin Health and Physical Education) member and 5 years teaching experience.
Willow River Elementary School invites you to their 100 Years of Education Open House on Saturday, October 6th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The Willow River Parent Group will be hosting an ice cream social from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The school will also be open for self-guided tours with volunteers placed throughout the building sharing stories of our history.