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The Student News Site of Hudson High School

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The Student News Site of Hudson High School

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VIDEO: Frank D. Alexander positively influencing HHS as a substitute teacher

Renna Eimer, Copy Editor May 1, 2024
Mr. Alexander (a.k.a. Frank D. Alexander) started substitute teaching at Hudson High School over a year ago. He has brought so much positivity and joy to not only the students...
Subduction of the Juan de Fuca Plate results in the formation of the Coastal Ranges and Cascade Volcanoes, as well as a variety of earthquakes, in the Pacific Northwest. Olympic and Mt. Rainier national parks showcase the contrasting landscapes of the two parallel mountain ranges.

The Cascadia Megaquake could be closer than we think

Sean Delagrange, Reporter April 10, 2024

On Jan. 27, 1700, several fishing villages along the east coast of Japan were washed away by a tsunami. However, this tsunami was unusual; unlike the hundreds of others that had struck Japan before, this...

Hudson students watch a performance by students from North High School in Akron at the World Culture Fair on February 13. Students were exposed to various cultures and traditions from around the world. This event shows how the administration tries to strengthen students’ knowledge of other cultures. Used with permission/A. Tallat-Kelpsa.

Bursting the Hudson Bubble

Lily Stevens, Reporter April 7, 2024

Hudson, Ohio: Home to thousands of residents and one of the most highly-ranked public schools in the state. A town where families volunteer every weekend for all kinds of organizations. A town with an...

The Friday morning announcements group smiles for their Halloween intro video. The group tries to change up this segment weekly. Prior to the photo, these students went to see Oppenheimer together.

Behind the scenes of the morning announcements

Luke Bleifer, Reporter February 28, 2024

The daily video morning announcements consist of senior-led groups who work to entertain HHS students by sharing school wide news. Currently, there are four different morning announcements groups, each...

Model UN students explored the area around their hotel on the Chicago River. On their first day in the city, the group visited Water Tower Place and had their first conference committee session. Used with permission/James Hill.

Model UN attends national conference in Chicago

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2024

Hudson’s Model UN team took on the Windy City for the University of Chicago’s High School Model UN Conference (MUNUC) from February 8 to 11. While there, the seven HHS students debated past and current...

VIDEO: An Inside look at Sociology’s “Fun Friday”

Renna Eimer, Copy Editor February 26, 2024

In Hudson High School’s Sociology course, Marc Zustin not only teaches culture, social ills and deviance to his students, but he also incorporates Fun Friday. Fun Friday is when students in Sociology...

The swimming pool is one of the most popular attractions at recreation centers. Although Reminderville has a fourth of Hudsons population, it still has a recreation center containing an indoor pool. Trails Recreation Center by Dan McLean is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Deed.

The Benefits of a recreation center in Hudson

Renna Eimer, Copy Editor January 22, 2024

Hudson has practically every store, restaurant and boutique shop that comes to mind. This can range from ethnic restaurants, fine-dining restaurants, casual dining restaurants, breweries, pubs, clothing...

During the game, Thor can be seen near the student section or next to the cheerleaders. He even joins in with some cheers. Used with permission/Kai Kurokawa.

Thor: A Mascot, friend and icon

Kai Kurokawa, Reporter January 12, 2024

Sports at Hudson High School have always been an important part of extracurricular activities for students, and they have done well during their seasons. The football team ended with a winning record of...

Ella Choi before her big performance at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville featured practicing with her guitar. Used with permission/Ella Choi.

Ella Choi’s claim to fame

Maddie Little, Reporter January 8, 2024

Homecoming Queen, Varsity Soccer Captain, Chamber Choir member and so much more. Ella Choi is a friend to all and is known to be one of the kindest souls many have ever met. One of Choi’s best friends,...

A group of Outdoor Society members pose with their boards after spending the evening on the pink sand dunes in Arizona. The club visited Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon National Parks on this trip. Used with permission/Emily Goodman.

Outdoor Society: The Club for all adventurers

Chloe Messner, Reporter December 9, 2023

Outdoor Society is one of the most creative and beneficial clubs you can find at HHS. This club, founded in 2020, stemmed from an idea three Journalism 3 students had during the COVID lockdown. Mrs. Crecelius,...

Students at News Center 5 learned more about broadcasting and the behind the scenes of the station as their Thursday media session. Students were able to say “Good Morning” to the cameras and were featured on their morning news the next day.

Fall JEA Convention takes place in Boston

Maddie Little, Reporter December 6, 2023

Every year, Yearbook, Journalism and other media high school students from all over the country attend the JEA Journalism Convention. This year, the convention took place in Boston from November 2 to November...

Trey Sharp describes his mom as his “best friend in life, someone I could tell anything to.” This photo was taken when Sharp was around two years old. Used with permission/Trey Sharp.

Taking the final step: Trey Sharp’s story of football and overcoming challenges

Kai Kurokawa, Reporter November 28, 2023

One more step. Senior wide receiver Trey Sharp lines up on the line of scrimmage with four minutes to go in the game, Hudson down 17 - 21. A touchdown would give Hudson all the momentum they need to seal...

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