Friday, May 17, 2013
Cory McIntyre is the third Hudson School District administrator this school year to leave the Hudson School District for another job.
Hudson School District’s Director of Student Services, Cory McIntyre, is leaving the district for a position with the Maplewood-Oakdale-North St. Paul School District. According to the Hudson School District McIntyre submitted his letter of resignation on May 16. McIntyre was recruited to take over the position of Director of Special Services with Independent School District 622. McIntyre has been with the Hudson School District since July 1, 2009. This is the third Hudson School District administrator this school year to be recruited by another school district. Below is a news release from the district: In a letter to the Board of Education McIntyre stated, “Although I was not looking for a new position, I was recruited to this leadership…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Hudson Schools are closed on Thursday because of inclement weather.
The Hudson School District added the following post later this morning: The decisions made to close, delay, or release students early from school are not made lightly. We are very conscious of the impact closings have on schools, students, and families. There can be a wide variance of snow and road conditions across a district as large as Hudson. While road conditions in one area may be safe, other areas may be hazardous as was the case today. (click here to read more about school closing decisions) There is still no indication from the district on when or how this snow day will be made up. --- UPDATED FROM: The Hudson School District placed the following message on its website on Thursday morning: Hudson Schools are CLOSED today (Thursday…
Monday, April 22, 2013
One factor in Barringer's decision to leave the Hudson School District "is the negativity and unjust public criticism directed at administrators throughout my three years in Hudson,” he wrote in a letter to the Hudson Board of Education.
The Hudson School District will lose another principal at the end of the school year. River Crest Principal Travis Barringer announced his resignation effective June 30. Barringer was recruited by and accepted an elementary principal position with the North St. Paul, Oakdale, Maplewood School District in Minnesota. Barringer is the second principal to announce he is leaving the district in the last three weeks. In his letter to the Hudson Board of Education, Barringer stated: “River Crest is a strong community of students, families, and staff dedicated to the social-emotional and academic achievement of each student. I am proud of the success students have achieved during my three years as principal. My resignation from River Crest is not …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Shoemaker is currently the principal at Willow River Elementary School. A process to select the next Willow River principal is currently being developed. The position will be posted and advertised this week.
Hudson School District Superintendent Mary Bowen-Eggebraaten recommended the appointment of Peg Shoemaker to be the next Hudson High School Principal today during a Special Meeting of the Board of Education. Shoemaker is currently the principal at Willow River Elementary School. She has worked for the Hudson School District for more than 20 years. Shoemaker will take over as principal at the high school on July 1. In an effort to make a smooth transition, Shoemaker will divide her work day between Willow River and the High School for the rest of the school year. Retired elementary school principal Pat Hodges will be in charge at Willow River while Shoemaker is not on site. Prior to her retirement, Hodges was principal first at Willow River…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Video of the April 9, 2013, Hudson School District Board of Education meeting is provided by The River Channel: Hudson/North Hudson Community Access Television.
Thursday, April 11
Video is provided by The River Channel: Hudson/North Hudson Community Access Television. --- 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Recognition A. Youth Art Month State Capital Awards Art Show: Anya Getschel, Ava Jenson & Kailee Baumann B. One of 50 Music Directors Who Make A Difference: Connie Root (S. Kovatch) C. 2013 Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation (S. Kovatch) D. Positive Model for Student & Staff Wellness: Lisa Rambo (C. McIntyre) E. Winter Athletics (S. DeVos) 4. Superintendent’s Report A. April 2 Spring Election Results B. Introduction of New School Board Members C. St. Croix Valley United Way Contributions and Designations D. Recognition of Mark Kaisersatt and …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The Hudson Board of Education will also recognize teacher Lisa Rambo as a positive model for student and staff wellness. Check out the full agenda for Tuesday's meeting.
The Hudson Board of Education will meet Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at River Crest Elementary. The Board will discuss the results of last week's election and introduce the new School Board members. The Board is expected to take action on: The Board will also recognize Hudson High School teacher, and Biggest Loser Contestant, Lisa Rambo as a positive model for student and staff wellness. The full agenda for Tuesday's meeting is below: Call to Order Pledge of Allegiance Recognition Superintendent’s Report Reports Citizens Request to Speak about Non-Agenda Items Board/Administrator/Board’s Legal Counsel Response to Public Comments about Non-Agenda Item Topics for Action Consent Items Committee Reports Adjourn to …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Jamie Johnson and Bruce Hanson will be the newest members of the Hudson School Board of Education after defeating Jeanette Kunz and Jim Schrock in the 2013 spring election.
UPDATE (10:08 p.m., April 2, 2013): The votes are in, and according to unofficial election night tallies, Jamie Johnson and Bruce Hanson have earned seats on the Hudson School District Board of Education. Johnson led all four candidates with 2,119 votes, and Hanson was second with 1,995. Jeanette Kunz placed third with 1,779 votes, and Jim Schrock registered 853. In the Town of Hudson, all three incumbents won re-election. Tim Foster defeated Rick Ottino for the Supervisor 2 seat, 607-308. Kernon Bast defeated Clint Hetchler for the Supervisor 4 seat, 519-345. In the only other contested race in Hudson, North Hudson Village Board of Trustees incumbents Marc Zappa and Colleen O'Brien-Berglund easily won re-election. Two write-in candidates…
Monday, April 1, 2013
Hudson High School Principal Laura Love announced today that she will resign at the end of the school year. She has accepted a new administrative position with the Middleton-Cross Plains School District.
Hudson High School Principal Laura Love will resign at the end of this school year, according to this news release posted on the high school’s website Monday afternoon. To confirm, Hudson Patch asked the district’s Community Services Coordinator Tracy Habisch-Ahlin:”Is this an April Fools’ joke?” “Not an April Fools,” she replied, “wish it were.” Love became principal at Hudson High School on July 1, 2010. Click here to read Laura Love's letter to students Click here to read Laura Love's letter to parents Message to Students and Families from Superintendent Mary Bowen-Eggebraaten Love said the two things she is most proud of while working for the Hudson School District are: As for Love's hopes for this district as she moves forward with …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
City, town, village, state, and school district races will all be on the ballot; be informed before you head out and cast your ballot on April 2.
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Wednesday, March 20
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Voelker’s salary will be $117,293 plus benefits. She will replace longtime school district employee Nancy Sweet, who is retiring at the end of June after 30 years of service.
Tuesday, March 19
The Hudson School Board of Education on March 12 approved the appointment of Andrea Voelker as the new Human Resources Director, effective July 1. Voelker’s salary will be $117,293 plus benefits. She will replace longtime school district employee Nancy Sweet, who is retiring at the end of June after 30 years of service. According to a news release from the Hudson School District: Some of the strengths identified by the selection teams include: Selection team members were also impressed with her passion, enthusiasm, and energy for the work of supporting employee development and success. References who have worked with Ms. Voelker described her as: Voelker on moving from the legal field to a public school district: “In summary, I no longer …