The Student News Site of Hudson High School

The Explorer

The Student News Site of Hudson High School

The Explorer

The Student News Site of Hudson High School

The Explorer

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Editor-in-Chief

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa is a senior in her fourth and final year of writing for The Explorer. As well as the newspaper, she’s involved with the Model United Nations team, Writing Club, Chamber Choir, Summit Choral Society, teaching PSR and interning at Destination Hudson. In her limited free time, she enjoys traveling, reading A Series of Unfortunate Events and buying more than necessary at garage sales. After high school, Ava plans to pursue journalism and creative writing at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

All content by Ava Tallat-Kelpsa
Juliana sits on a tire while nine square is played in the background

Adventure at Camp Whitewood

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Editor-in-Chief
October 21, 2023
Caffeine lovers never have to search far to find a cup of coffee or tea.

Caffeine: The Worst possible breakfast

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Entertainment Editor
April 11, 2023
The book cover for The First to Die at the End shows Orion and Valentino at the Brooklyn Bridge, where the characters have one of their most important interactions.

The First to Die at the End book review

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Entertainment Editor
February 16, 2023
Ella Smetham, junior, shows her holiday spirit by disguising herself as a ghost. She uses the classic white sheet as the main part of her costume and adds sunglasses to complete the look. Ella didn’t have much to say about her costume as a whole; she simply wanted to scare readers with a “Boo.”

Halloween at HHS

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Entertainment Editor
December 1, 2022
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Do the Explorers need a name change?

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Entertainment Editor
October 3, 2022
An artistic rendition of a COVID-19 virus particle.

The End of the US Pandemic

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Entertainment Editor
September 23, 2022
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