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An Inside Look at the Future of Hen Hud’s Budget

An Inside Look at the Future of Hen Hud’s Budget

By Elaine Clarke and Emily McGrath April 12, 2024

The future of Hendrick Hudson school district remains uncertain as a result of the closing of Indian Point and its depletion of our revenues. The district’s budget restructuring expresses the intention of prioritizing students and staff, but taking a closer look, the truth is cloudier than that. Initial...

Online FAFSA Rollout Riddled with Issues

Online FAFSA Rollout Riddled with Issues

By Francisco Aguirre-Ghiso, Managing Editor March 1, 2024

The new FAFSA rollout has been riddled with many issues, including three-hour hold times, glitches and bugs in the website, and frequent maintenance. Many students have been left in the dark about solutions to their problems regarding the FAFSA form, and a new processing date of mid-March has forced...

Amani Yusuf & Justin Santos- 60% (Winner)

Fit For Fashion: Streetwear

By Elizabeth Apienti and Sofia Klinger March 1, 2024

Have you ever strolled down the bustling streets of New York City? The vibrant aura of the city is truly a sight to behold. Take in the towering buildings, the invigorating air, the fragrant smells, and the eclectic mix of people. The fashion scene in the city is unparalleled! You'll spot people dressed...

Photo Credits: Monica Marano

Fit For Fashion: Winter Wonderland

By Elizabeth Apienti, Sofia Klinger, and Theresa Gyapong February 15, 2024

The most magical time of the year is just around the corner, and the air is filled with excitement for the upcoming season. It's time to don your frosty, fantastical outfits! This is the time of year when wintery-fashionable clothes seem to emerge from the snowy ground.  Even during the cold...

Photo Credits: Michael Philbin

Larger Than Life: Why Yosemite National Park Should be on Everyone’s Bucket List for 2024

By Michael Philbin, Writer February 1, 2024

When I entered Yosemite for the first time, it was a jaw-dropping experience. We had just been driving up a winding road for what felt like an hour, and as soon as we cleared the top, I saw the largest cliff face I’d ever seen. Little did I know that it would be one of the smallest ones I’d see...

Those Keeping Hen Hud in Safe Hands

Those Keeping Hen Hud in Safe Hands

By Francisco Aguirre-Ghiso, Managing Editor December 22, 2023

You’ve seen them patrolling the halls, checking bathrooms and keeping watch in the cafeteria. Hen Hud’s security guards work hard throughout the day to keep the school safe and orderly, but who are these security guards? What are their days like? And how did they end up at Hen Hud in the first place?    Chris...

Hendrick Hudson Career Fair

By Catherine Wright and Castalia Litos December 22, 2023

“Who do you want to be when you grow up?” is much harder to answer once you actually have to decide. As the end of high school approaches for many students, choosing a career path feels like a daunting leap of faith. Hearing from community members, who took such leaps, offers a glimpse into the many...

The 2023 PSAT Transitions into the 21st Century with a New Digital Format

The 2023 PSAT Transitions into the 21st Century with a New Digital Format

By Elizabeth Apienti, Writer December 8, 2023

The PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) is a 2 hour and 45 minute long exam that tests students skills in reading, writing, and math, emphasizing the accumulated information learned in school. The PSAT season often pushes students to dive into their studies and review many of the concepts they...

Photo Credits: Emma Morley

2023-2024 Fall Sports Season Hails Another Year of Achievement for Hen Hud

By Emma Morley, Writer December 1, 2023

The 2023-2024 fall sports season was filled with exciting games and matches across all sports at Hen Hud. Athletes and their teams earned marked achievements for Hen Hud, notably participation in league championships for several of Hen Hud’s teams and Con Edison Athlete of the Week, Marta Przybyłowska....

Photo Credits: Principal Scollins

Principal Scollins Takes The Lead at Hen Hud

By Simon Eichenholtz, Current Events Editor November 6, 2023

When we first stepped into Ms. Scollins' office, she was on the phone with a colleague, laughing and chatting brightly. This was our first time meeting, but we instantly felt her friendly and welcoming presence as she invited us in and pulled chairs up to her desk for us.  At first, our interview...

Photo Credits: Aidan Schneider

Behind the Scenes with Hen Hud’s Lunch Staff

By Aidan Schneider, Editor in Chief November 6, 2023

  Lunch is widely considered a student favorite during the school day, a time to catch-up with friends and, most importantly, eat – many students depend on a school’s cafeteria food service for their lunch. When coming to school, few question the availability of food in the cafeteria;...

Photo Credits: George Wright

Meet the Student Government

By Castalia Litos and Alec Elkin November 6, 2023

The start of a new year means a new Student Government and fresh faces. For the 2023-24 school year, Hen Hud welcomes a new roster of Student Government leaders, including a pair of siblings, track stars, mathletes, artists, and some of the most dedicated students in the district’s community. We interviewed...

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