Healthcare Careers Class Takes Part in Healthcare Discovery Day

High school Healthcare Careers class students pose in front of Christmas tree at Western Wisconsin Health.
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.

Raidaires Dance Team Has a Fantastic Showing at Little Chute Holiday Invite

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.
Great job, Raidaires!

Home for the Holidays Concert – a Beautiful Beginning to the Christmas Season

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.

Hudson High School Swing Choir Performing at Home for the Holidays in the auditorium lobby.

 

HS Gymnastics Team Takes First at Chippewa Falls Snowflake Invite

HS gymnastics team posing with trophy at Chippewa Falls Invite.
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.
Congratulations Raider Girls!

Raidaires Have Successful Start to Season

A group of Raidaires pose with the medals they earned in competition.
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).

First Meet for HHS Gymnastics

Girl's gymnastics team holding first place trophy at Simley Invite.
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.

HHS WI Physical Education Teacher of the Year & Midwest Teacher of the Year!

Teacher Molly Dado standing with her WI PE Teacher of the Year Award

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 Open House – 100 Years of Education

Willow River Open House brochure cover with old and new school.

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.

Hudson High School Dedication & Open House

Main entrance of High School with flags in the foreground.

Hudson High School invites you to their Dedication & Open House on Tuesday, October 2nd from 6:00- 8:00 PM

Dedication Open House program featuring the HS faculty.

HHS Open House Facts

Statistical Information Then & Now

  • 1975 building area: 115,530 sq. ft.
    • 2018 building area: 425,000 sq. ft.
  • 1975 student population: 850
    • 2018 student population: 1,800
  • 1975 High School employees: 57
    • 2018 High School employees: 216

Bond Question 1: Transforming and Reinvesting in Hudson High School for Our Next Generation of Learners.

  • Design classrooms that are flexible and adaptable to changing instructional and curricular needs.
  • Increase and improve special education learning spaces.
  • Create space to support the High School’s growing academy programs.
  • Improve building function, including safe and efficient movement of students.
  • $74,300,000

Bond Question 3: Transforming Our Performing Arts, Physical Education, and Outdoor Athletics Venues to Enhance Opportunities for Student and Community Use.

  • Expand student and community athletic opportunities with new multi-purpose stadium.
  • Enhance student and audience performance experience with auditorium renovations.
  • $8,200,000