Elementary Summer School & Swim News

Reads summer school with graphic of sunglasses and a book.

We are excited to offer two elementary summer school sessions this year!

Summer School Enrichment

Session Dates:

  • June 4-15, 2018 from 8:00 – 11:55 AM
    • River Crest Elementary and North Hudson Elementary Schools
  • August 6-17, 2018 8:00 – 11:55 AM
    • Hudson Prairie Elementary School (this location has not yet been confirmed)

Summer school classes are open to children entering 1st-6th grades in the fall of 2018. Sixth graders may attend summer school at either an elementary school or the Middle School.

The Summer School day will begin at 8:00 AM and end at 11:55 AM. You can sign your child up for any part of the summer school day (1-4 hours). June classes will be either one or two hours in length. August classes will be set up a “camps” that will be two hours in length. The camps will provide children with more in-depth exploration and engaging experiences related to the camp theme.

Registration information is below.

Math and Reading Camps

Math and Reading Camps will be held in August for students who are recommended to attend by their teacher. This support camp will be scheduled with the August 6-17 enrichment classes.

Introduction to Kindergarten

Introduction to Kindergarten will be offered in June and August. This class is designed for children who would benefit from spending time preparing for Kindergarten. Factors to consider include, maturity of the child, previous experience in preschool/4K, need for support with transitions or need of support with separation.

  • Classes will be offered at all six elementary schools. If there are not enough students registered at a particular building, parents will be asked to attend an alternative school.
  • Registration will open online Thursday, March 1, 2018 through FeePay (see registration information below).

Summer Swim

Session Dates:

  • Session A: June 4-15
  • Session B: June 18-29
  • Session C: July 9-20
  • Session D: July 23-August 3

Registration information is located below.


Registration

Registration will begin, March 1, 2018. You may view the Summer School and Summer Swim class descriptions on the website beginning Friday, February 23rd (click here to view the class descriptions).

Registration Steps:

  1. Click on the FeePay shopping cart in the top left corner of the website or click here to access FeePay directly.
  2. Click on the Summer School box to see a full list of the summer school classes and to register online.
  3. If you are unable to register online, you may register at the School District’s Administrative Services Office at 644 Brakke Drive beginning Thursday, March 1st from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
    1. Please register with the Teaching and Learning Office.
    2. Staff will help you fill out the registration information.
    3. You will be asked to select a first and second choice for classes.

 

If you have questions, please contact Teaching and Learning Services at 715.377.3705.

River Crest Day of Service

Elementary students stand at tables making "bee bombs" - clay balls filled with bee friendly plant seed.

Students at River Crest Elementary School participated in a “Day of Service.” Students had the opportunity to:

  • Make “Plantables” – clay balls that are filled with bee friendly plant seeds.
  • Learn about Coco’s Heart pet rescue program.
  • Learn about the non-profit group, Hope North, which provides services to children in Uganda, Africa who have been impacted by the country’s civil war.
  • And create placemats and Valentine’s Day cards for area assisted living residents.

Elementary students stand at tables making "bee bombs" - clay balls filled with bee friendly plant seed.

A large group of students sitting on the floor listening to a presentation.

High School Construction Update – January 2018

Exterior view of the installed windows of the addition.

As people drive by the High School campus, they can see the majority of the majority of the exterior walls of the addition are complete. Inside, drywall is being installed throughout the addition. Above is an image of the new addition with installed stone exterior and windows.

A view of the steel construction of the new main corridor.

The image above shows the addition looking south from the new main corridor and locker bay.

A view of the steel construction of the new main corridor.

This image is a view west to east of the new main corridor.

Construction view of the addition with drywall being completed.

Installation of the drywall in the addition progresses.

Renovations on existing portions of the building are focused on the Music Department’s spaces. Below is a video clip showing the band room wall being deconstructed to make way for new doors and windows.

Construction of the choir room with overhead structures covered in spray insulation.

The new choir room above will be significantly larger than the old space.

Cement floor in the admin level of the rotunda.

The cement flooring has been poured in the administrative offices.

Hudson High School Presents “The Sound of Music” – Box Office Opens Feb. 1st

Sound of Music Promo Picture

Hudson High School Theater presents “The Sound of Music” for six performances, February 16th  –  February 25th in our beautiful new auditorium! Ticket prices are $12.00 for adults and $7.00 for students. The box office is open beginning Feb. 1st from 3PM to 7PM Monday through Friday. The Box Office number is: 715-377-3808.

3rd Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

Poster announcing Daddy Daughter Dance with dad and daughters feet.

This year’s Daddy Daughter Dance will be held on:

  • Saturday, March 17
  • 6:30-8:30 PM
  • Hudson Middle School, 1300 Carmichael Rd., Hudson
  • Open to pre-K through 5th grade

Space is limited. Register online by clicking here or call Betsy Ganz at 715.377.3722

Women in STEM Open House

Multi-colored posted advertising Women in Stem Open House on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 5-8PM at Hudson Middle School.

Hudson School District is holding its 6th Annual Women in STEM+ Open House.

The event is open to all students in the area in grades K-12. The event includes:

  • Nearly 100 fun, hands-on, engaging STEM+ activities.
  • Representatives from 75 employers and post-secondary schools.
  • Meet and talk with STEM+ female professionals.

For more information contact: Jodie Bray, Engineering and Technology teacher at Hudson Middle School brayjf@hudson.k12.wi.us or Melisa Hansen, Hudson School to Career Coordinator hansenma@hudson.k12.wi.us.

Kindergarten and 4K Registration – January 23, 2018

Banner that reads Kindergarten and 4K districtwide registration 2018-2019 and students seated at lunch table.

Join us for our Annual Kindergarten and 4K Registration and information event on Tuesday, January 23 from 4-6:00 PM. Families who interested in enrolling their child for Kindergarten or Hudson’s Community 4 K program are invited to visit stations and get more information on Health Services, Nutrition Services, School Age Care, technology, Kindergarten learning, and opportunities for getting involved.

Please plan on bringing proof of residency. Online registration for the 2018-19 school year will open on Wednesday, January 24th for families who have not enrolled their child in 4K or early childhood previously with the Hudson School District.

River Crest Honors Veterans

An elementary student stands at a microphone reading his story with a group of veterans seated behind him.

River Crest Elementary School honored community and family veterans on Thursday, November 2nd. The event included presentations and songs by students and veterans. River Falls American Legion Post 121 made a brief presentation on flag etiquette. A reception was also held for the honored guests.

Military personnel demonstrate the proper way to fold the American flag.   A group of elementary students sing a song as part of the school's Veteran's Day celebration.

An elementary girl presents her story at a microphone.   An elementary girl presents her speech honoring veterans.

An elementary girl presents her speech honoring veterans.   An elementary boy presents his speech honoring veterans.

A group of veterans in uniform salute the flag.   A close up image of the cake served at veterans reception.

A special thank you is extended to all who contributed to this special program:

  • The River Crest Parent Group for helping plan this event and sponsoring the reception.
  • The River Crest staff for planning and preparing students for their role in the program and creating patriotic artwork to decorate our school.
  • Officer James Wildman for graciously sharing his experiences as a veteran with our school community.
  • River Falls American Legion Post #121 for sharing their expertise with our students during this event.
  • Nichole Kroening for taking photos of our veterans and their guests.
  • River Crest students who took time to write a poem or speech to read at the program or have displayed at the reception.

 

High School Addition and Auditorium

Red steel structure of the new high school addition.

The High School addition is taking shape as the second floor is placed and the forum/media center steel structure is completed.

Steel structure for the high school rotunda.

Classroom addition steel structure and second floor deck.

A view under the deck of the new classroom structure.

The old temporary hallway has been removed and replaced with a larger hallway that will eventually open into the forum area. You see the auditorium entrance on the left in this image.

A view of the temporary hallway and auditorium entrance.

In the auditorium, work has been completed on the support systems above the ceiling of the “house.” New acoustical ceiling panels and lighting have been hung. Work is progressing on the new wood panel walls as well as cutting through the concrete floor for electrical prior to the installation of seating.

A view of the auditorium ceiling with acoustical panels.

A view of the auditorium ceiling with acoustical panels.

A view of the auditorium ceiling with acoustical panels.

A view of the stage proscenium.

The front of the stage is being redesigned with a curved apron.

Close up image of the extended apron on the auditorium stage.