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Karen Hoffman

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Karen Hoffman is a communications specialist in the Hendrick Hudson School District. As a writer with Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES in Yorktown, she has covered special education and employee news for BOCES’ 600+ staff members, as well as school communications for a number of districts in Putnam and Westchester County. Prior to her work in school communications, Karen was a reporter at Guide Communications in Peekskill and a marketing writer for an environmental consulting firm in White Plains.

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  1. Chato’s Kitchen Gets Cooking At Hendrick Hudson High School

    Chato’s Kitchen Gets Cooking At Hendrick Hudson High School

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- Hendrick Hudson High School students will perform "Dinner in Chato's Kitchen," based on the Gary Soto book, "Chato's Kitchen," for first and second graders from Furnace Woods Elementary School on Tuesday, Feb. 9.The puppet show, about making friends and building community, gets underway at 11:45 a.m. in the high school auditorium, and there is ...

  2. Storyteller Jonathan Kruk Weaves Tales At Lindsey School

    Storyteller Jonathan Kruk Weaves Tales At Lindsey School

    MONTROSE, N. Y. -- The youngest students at Frank G. Lindsey Elementary School in Montrose learned how stories can come to life when award-winning storyteller Jonathan Kruk paid a recent visit to the school.Kruk made a special presentation to kindergartners and first-graders, telling them to "catch and toss a few stories into my magic hat."Once his hat was on top of his head, ...

  3. Hendrick Hudson High School Designated Safe Sports School

    Hendrick Hudson High School Designated Safe Sports School

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- The National Athletic Trainers' Association honored Hendrick Hudson High School with the Safe Sports School award. “Hendrick Hudson is honored to receive this recognition from NATA, and we remain committed to keeping our student athletes safe during physical education classes, team practices and games so they can accomplish their own goals of great competition, winning ...

  4. Hen Hud Grads Share Lessons On College Life

    Hen Hud Grads Share Lessons On College Life

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- How do you balance playing a sport and completing schoolwork? How do different meal plans work? And what are those shared bathrooms really like? A panel of Hendrick Hudson High School alumni, representing a wide variety of colleges, visited seniors in their Economics or Participation in Government classes throughout the day. Colleges represented included Duke ...

  5. Graduates From Hendrick Hudson HS In Montrose Give Advice To Seniors

    Graduates From Hendrick Hudson HS In Montrose Give Advice To Seniors

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- A panel of recent graduates from Hendrick Hudson High School in Montrose returned to the high school last week to share helpful advice about college life to current seniors.Some of the questions posed by the seniors included: "How do you balance playing a sport and completing schoolwork?," "How do different meal plans work?" and "What are those ...

  6. Hendrick Hudson Students Create Relay For Life Video

    Hendrick Hudson Students Create Relay For Life Video

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- Students at Henrick Hudson High School are asking residents and fellow students what will they relay for during a video they created for the upcoming Relay for Life event at the school. Five Hendrick Hudson High School students, along with teacher Paul LaVallee traveled to Columbia University last month to create the video. The five students were videotaped writing ...

  7. Hendrick Hudson Students Join Millions For 'Hour of Code' Initiative

    Hendrick Hudson Students Join Millions For 'Hour of Code' Initiative

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Students across the Hendrick Hudson school district took part recently in the “Hour of Code” global initiative, school officials said.Dr. Cindy Kramer, principal of the Furnace Woods Elementary School, introduced fifth-graders there to the concept of computer language by pointing out that the video games they love to play need coding to work.“You probably all enjoy ...

  8. New Bleachers To Rise At Hendrick Hudson High School

    New Bleachers To Rise At Hendrick Hudson High School

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Sailors fans will soon be cheering from new bleachers at Hendrick Hudson High School, school officials say.The old bleachers in the school gym date back to the 1960s and are not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to the district’s athletic director, Tom Baker.Baker said the new “state of the art” bleachers will be partly funded by a grant. ...

  9. Hen Hud String Musicians Perform With Daisy Jopling In Peekskill

    Hen Hud String Musicians Perform With Daisy Jopling In Peekskill

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- More than 30 students, representing the Hendrick Hudson School District's Elementary String Program, recently performed at the Paramount Hudson Valley in Peekskill, as part of the Daisy Jopling Band’s Holiday Show. The Daisy Jopling Band is a globally acclaimed musical group that incorporates classical and contemporary music. This is the third time Hendrick Hudson’s ...

  10. Hen Hud Athletic Trainer Meg Greiner Helps Light Up Montrose Holiday Tree

    Hen Hud Athletic Trainer Meg Greiner Helps Light Up Montrose Holiday Tree

    MONTROSE, N.Y. – Meg Greiner, Hendrick Hudson’s Athletic Trainer, was given the honor of lighting the Christmas tree at the Cortlandt Engine Company’s firehouse in Montrose over the weekend.Greiner was selected for the special honor because of her long history of helping athletes in the district and her many charitable efforts, including raising money – approximately $7,500 – for ...

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