Computer-based testing rescheduled for grades 3-8

April 3, 2018 – Hudson Falls, N.Y. — UPDATE: Students in grades three through five will take the  New York State computer based rests Thursday April 4th. Due to some issues regarding students’ ability to complete the computer-based testing (CBT), the State Department of Education has notified Hudson Falls School District, along with all others …

Mock trial team continues winning ways

On Tuesday, March 26, The Hudson Falls Mock Trial team defeated Greenwich and advanced to the “Washington/Warren County Mock Trial Finals” against Glens Falls.  The award for “Best Advocate” went to junior Caroline Martindale for the fourth consecutive trial. This season, she won the honor twice as petitioner and twice as respondent. In addition to …

Three Hudson Falls students win awards at regional science competition

March 25, 2018 – Hudson Falls, N.Y. — Three Hudson Falls seniors earned accolades for their intensive science research projects this weekend at a regional competition. Five girls earned a spot in Saturday’s contest. Abby Swartz, Jessica Petteys, Annie Kiernan, Sena McLaughlin, and Sierra Ellsworth presented their work at the Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering …

Five Hudson Falls Seniors to Compete in RPI Science Competition

March 20, 2018 – Hudson Falls, N.Y. — Five Hudson Falls High School seniors will join dozens of other science students at Rensselaer Polytechnic University in Troy this weekend, capping off months of hard work. Abby Swartz, Jessica Petteys, Annie Kiernan, Sena McLaughlin, and Sierra Ellsworth have been selected to present their work at the …

Hudson Falls Middle School Principal Named “Principal of the Year”

Todd Gonyeau caps two decades at Hudson Falls with an award from CASDA Mar 14, 2018 – Hudson Falls, N.Y. — Hudson Falls Middle School Principal Todd Gonyeau is going out with a bang – in his last year! Gonyeau will be recognized with a Principal of the Year Award from the Capital Area School …

HS mock trial team finishes undefeated regular season

In this year’s Washington/Warren County Mock Trial Tournament, the Hudson Falls team finished the regular season undefeated with a 3-0 record. Besides winning the trials, there were numerous individual accolades along the way. In each of the three trials for Hudson Falls, judges awarded three different members of the team the honor of “Best Witness.” …

Fifth graders raising money for unique invention

It was a normal afternoon in Tim Paris’ fifth grade class. His students were working out math problems on their new flat-panel SmartBoard, hanging on the wall. “Someday,” said Paris, “You kids will be doing these problems on SmartBoards embedded in your desks!” That gave student Riley Eggleston an idea. “Let’s make our own,” said …

Athletes of the week 2-16

This week we honor a group of Indoor Track Athletes who brought home wins at the Foothills Championship. First up are Emily Sherman, Hayleigh Girard, Ashleigh Lacy and Kayleigh Lacy, better known as the 4x200m relay team. Their coach Aaron Dudley says the girls work together so well as a cohesive unit. “They are a …

Parent/guardian alert: what is the momo challenge?

We wanted to alert parents to a disturbing trend that has resurfaced on social media recently, targeting children and young adults. It’s called the “Momo Challenge.” The challenge first popped up many months ago across the country, and causes concern for both parents and schools. The “Momo Challenge” uses a grotesque avatar to encourage children …