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01-23-2020 Willow River News

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District-wide 4K Registration and Kindergarten Information Night, Jan. 21, 2020

The Hudson School District is hosting a District-wide 4K Registration and Kindergarten Information Night on Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Hudson Prairie Elementary School, 1400 Carmichael Road. 

4K Parents are reminded to bring proof of residency and a copy of current immunizations. 4K Registration is a multi-step process that requires registration with the partner site and District online registration. This Information Night will also cover transportation options and answer general questions about the 4K program.

Attendance at this evening is optional for parents of incoming Kindergarten students. There will be staff available to answer questions about Kindergarten. If your child has not been part of a Hudson 4K program, Kindergarten registration begins online by clicking here. 


Do You Have an Incoming Kindergarten Student for the 2020-2021 School Year?

If so, please contact the Willow River Elementary School office at (715) 377-3880 to get your child’s name added to our list.

Willow River will be hosting a Kindergarten Orientation on Wednesday, April 15, so please contact us as soon as possible to ensure that you and your child are  included in this important event. Thanks!


Cold Weather Clothing Guidelines

Our students will have recess daily with the exception of extreme weather conditions such as rain or cold/wind chill temperatures. 

  • 0 degrees F or below = Indoor Recess
  • Wind Chill -10 degrees F or lower = Indoor Recess
  • Wind Chill between 0 degrees and -10 degrees = Outdoor Recess

Recess may be shortened or cancelled by the principal based on local weather.

Please consider these weather factors as you and your child make your daily decisions on winter clothing. Coats, snow pants, hats, scarves, boots and mittens or gloves are necessary. Most playground games are played in the snow.


Communicating Student Absences

Please call the Attendance Line (715-377-3882) if your child will be absent or arriving late to school. Hudson’s elementary schools do not have online attendance reporting. 

  • You must call the Attendance Line each day your child is absent, unless you have submitted a Family Vacation Form.
  • Please send a written note with your child when they return to school.
  • The Family Vacation Form should be turned in to the school office no later than one week prior to your child’s absence.
  • A child will be recorded as absent a half day if he/she arrives at school after 10:00 AM or leaves prior to 2:00 PM.

Youth Mental Health First Aid, Feb. 8 & 15

This is a free course that will teach you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Click here for more details.


Order Your Child’s Yearbook Today!

The order deadline is March 20, 2020. The Yearbook ID Code is 3136820. Click here to order today!