Ms. Kiesler’s North Hudson Kindergarten class went to the apple orchard to learn about how apples are grown, harvested, and used to supply food to people. They learned about what apples need in order to grow their best and about all the fun things you can do at apple orchards!
Raider homecoming spirit spread across the district today, as the Spirit Bus along with the football team, marching band and the Raidaires visited our elementary schools; promoting Raider Pride, sportsmanship and having some homecoming fun. Go Raiders!
It’s that time of the year to get signed up for Destination Imagination!
We are hosting a DI Maker Day so you can find out what DI is all about. on
- Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
- 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
- Willow River Elementary School.
- All children are welcome.
- Click here to get your registration form.
Drop in any time, stay for the fun. We will provide:
- A room full of crazy, creative things for you to create with!
- All the information you need to join a DI team or start your own team (between 2 and 7 kids, any grade, K through 12)
- Copies of the New Challenges!
Monday’s Annual Meeting of the Board of Education opened with Dr. Ouellette presenting highlights of the District’s achievements and the Board’s focus areas. Click here to view Dr. Ouellette’s presentation.
Presentations were also provided by Board Treasurer Heather Logelin and Tim Erickson, Chief Financial and Operations Officer. Together, they covered the 2019-2020 proposed budget and levy, budget challenges and assumptions, and the impact on property taxes.
- Address reduced state funding levels.
- Address instructional needs for all learners including: staff professional development, curriculum adoption, resource materials, and services to meet student needs.
- Maintain student to teacher ratios within class size guidelines.
- Sustainable funding for long-term maintenance and capital improvement plan for all facilities.
- State equalization aid is projected to be $836,000 less or 3.8% lower than last year and per pupil categorical aid has been increased by $88 per student under the first year of the biennial state budget or a $496,000 increase over last year.
- The estimated mill rate of $10.35 is down 1.54% from last year’s $10.51. Overall property valuation is estimated to increase 10.09% compared to 3.7% last year. The state average is 6.0%
- Total under levy stands at approximately $3,300,000, which is direct tax relief for property owners in the Hudson School District.
- Salaries and benefits are budgeted to increase $1,830,000 or 4.0% over last and include new staffing, staffing reductions, Teacher Salary Structure, Support Staff Compensation System, Hudson Lead Salary Structure, and Board approved increase of 2.5%
Below is the Annual Meeting Booklet
North Hudson Elementary School hosted a Track and Field Day for students in grades K-3. The event included an exciting Fun Run near the school. Thank you to all of the staff and parent volunteers who made this event a success!
Mrs. Domeier’s 3rd grade students at North Hudson Elementary School enjoyed the sunshine while they practiced their spelling words!
Students in Mr Burbach’s fifth grade class built and decorated birdhouses for their Mother’s Day projects. Happy Mother’s Day!
North Hudson Elementary students were loving the sunshine during recess on May 7th. Spring has finally sprung!
This week is Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week. Each our schools, with the support of our Parent Groups, have been celebrating the amazing contributions our staff make to student learning each day!
Students at River Crest Elementary School are sharing their enthusiasm for their teachers!
North Hudson staff were treated to a luncheon provided by their Parent Group.
Our Houlton Staff are full of smiles! What a great group of people serving our kids!
On Thursday May 2nd, in front of a backdrop of moon and stars and wearing their very best nightwear, North Hudson 2nd graders performed a Pajama Party Concert. Congratulations to everyone involved for the lovely show!