HHS Round Robin

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

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Upcoming Events:

Friday, April 2 ~ No School

Wednesday, April 7 ~ No School - Staff Professional Development

Monday, April 19 - Friday, April 23 ~ No School - April Vacation

Thursday, April 29 ~ Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences (see related article)

Wednesday Morning Lights

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The Scribbler Call for Submissions

The Scribbler is open for general submissions to our online journal. We are seeking creative writing pieces that span the gamut from short fiction to memoir to poetry and beyond. We also invite you to submit artwork and photos using a shareable pdf, jpeg or other accessible format for image sharing. Include your name, grade level, and email/phone contact information with your submission.

Send your work to Ms. Hobbs at chobbs@student.hudson.k12.ma.us. We look forward to showcasing a wide representation of our whole community.

Reach out to Ms. Hobbs at chobbs@student.hudson.k12.ma.us if you have questions.

Last Chance to Order a Senior Sweatshirt or T-Shirt

Didn't get a chance to get your senior sweatshirt or t-shirt last round??? Here's your last chance....

We have been asked to do a Class of 2021 Apparel Re-Launch. Senior students who didn’t purchase a sweatshirt or t-shirt will have another opportunity.

Order now until Saturday, March 20th. The cost is $35 for sweatshirt and $15 for a t-shirt. Make sure you order the correct size! Orders will be delivered before April vacation. The class must sell at least 14 items in order for any apparel to be printed and delivered. Order yours today by clicking here.

School Counseling Department

Spring 2021 Virtual College Fairs

Spring 2021 Virtual College Fairs: various options available January-May! Look at our website for more information about registering for the NACAC National College Fairs, Big Future Days by College Board, and the Sudbury Education Resource Fund College Fair Week!

Need information or support regarding the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid- the college financial aid application)?

Recordings of past webinars for Massachusetts FAFSA Day are available online.

Additional webinars about financial aid are available here.

$2500 scholarship grant to one outstanding High School student (Grades 9 -12). Go to website for details: Cirkled In Scholarship Page.

Charles W. Eliott II Scholarship for Seniors

School Counseling website

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Spring and Summer Opportunities for Students

Below are three separate opportunities available to Hudson High School students that are free to attend (or have the potential for a scholarship)

Babson College Sustainability Forum (March 16-20)

The 15th Annual Babson Sustainability Forum will take place online March 16th - 20th! This year's event features a four day speaker series with leaders in sustainable fashion, food upcycling, impact investing, CSR, and more! And yes, there will be networking as well! We will end the week with a sustainable design-thinking challenge on water, where teams will compete for a cash prize of $500.

Register here: https://web.cvent.com/event/dd09aa38-93cb-44ae-96b4-e176e3500ce1/summary

More information (club website): https://www.bseclub.org/babson-sustainability-forum-2021

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program

Girls Who Code’s Summer Immersion Program (SIP) is currently accepting applications!

Their Summer Immersion Program is a free 2-week virtual program and we encourage eligible 9th-11th grade girls and non-binary students to apply.

  • Participation is 100% free & Girls Who Code provides need-based tech access support!
  • Participants learn HTML, CSS, and Javascript coding skills and don’t need any prior experience!
  • Qualifying applicants can apply for need-based stipends of up to $300!

The application deadline is March 19th!

Why should you join Girls Who Code this summer?

· Learn how to use HTML, CSS, and Javascript coding skills to make an impact on what matters to you. Not a coder yet? No problem!

· Join a sisterhood of supportive peers and make lifelong friendships!

· Meet women in tech from top corporations like Disney, AT&T, Twitter & more.

· You can join for free! Plus, Girls Who Code will provide need-based tech support for those who qualify.

Join an information session

AI (Artificial Intelligence) Summer Camp

AI Camp is offering scholarships for their summer program. In this 3 week summer program, you will get to learn machine learning and create an impressive AI product. No coding experience is needed. To apply for the scholarship, go to this address. The application deadline is 3/21. With the full scholarship, you get to enjoy this $2,000 USD program for free. AI Camp was founded by Stanford Ph.Ds and advised by a Stanford Professor and CTOs from Silicon Valley."

Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences - Thursday, April 29

Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held virtually on Thursday evening, April 29 from 6:30-8:30pm. Online registration will open at 8:00am on Thursday, April 15 and close at 11:00pm on Tuesday, April 27. The link to register for a conference will be included in the April 14 Round Robin.

How to Get Student Technology Support

HPS Technology Device Repair Form

If a student is experiencing technical issues with a district-issued device, students/parents must fill out this online repair form.

After filling out the online repair form, the student/family must bring the device to their school’s main office. The Technology Department will pick up the device, conduct an evaluation, repair the device, and send an email to the student/family when the device can be picked up from the main office of the student’s school.

Aspen Account Issues

If parents/students are experiencing problems with their Aspen Account, they should send an email to aspenhelp@hudson.k12.ma.us.

Google ID Account Issues

Problems with a student's Google ID, please send an email to chromebook_rts@hudson.k12.ma.us. Questions concerning the repair status of a student's device can also be emailed to this same email address.

Class Dues

Hudson High School students in grades 9-12 are assessed annual class dues. Dues are collected annually, rather than in one lump sum in senior year, to help families better manage expenses such as graduation caps and gowns and yearbooks which are not included in the school department budget.

Class dues have been set at $35.00 for freshmen, sophomores and juniors and $40 for seniors. Class dues payments can be paid with a credit card on your child's MySchoolBucks account or by submitting a check made payable to Hudson High School to the appropriate class treasurer or advisor. Please be sure to include your child's name and YOG in the memo section if paying by check.

After School Help Available on Google Meet!

Reminder for students and families: All teachers offer after school help on Google Meet. Students can contact individual teachers for more information about their weekly extra help schedule. Click here for a list of teacher emails.

Links to Important Information

Still haven't signed up to review your student's grades, assignments, and attendance? Click here to access the link to the Aspen Family Portal.

Need a Work Permit? Click on the appropriate language to obtain a MA Employment Workers Permit in English | Portuguese | Spanish. Bring the completed work permit to Mrs. Ahearn in the School Counseling Office for processing.

Find out what’s going on at Hudson High here.

Check out the Hudson High School website here.

Click here to view the updated HPS School Year Calendar.

Click here to view the HHS staff email directory.

Click here to view the 2020-2021 HHS Program of Studies.

To view a list of HHS Extra-curricular Activities and Clubs, click here.

View Hudson High School Bus Routes, Policies and Procedures here.

Become an Athletic Booster member: Click here for a Membership Form.

Add These Important Websites to your Favorites

www.hudson.k12.ma.us - Hudson Public Schools website where you will find the school year calendar, bus routes, staff email and telephone directory, HHS Student/Parent Handbook, HHS Program of Studies, Athletic Registration, and Parent/Teacher Conference links, Summer Reading information, etc.

www.mwlma.org - Hudson High School's Calendar of Events including athletic events. Sign-up to receive notification via email/text message of postponement/cancellations of athletic events.

www.MIAA.net - Get the best directions to area schools and athletic facilities / MIAA Handbook

www.hhshawksboosters.com/ - Information regarding Hudson High School's Athletic Boosters/Junior Booster Clubs.