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Drama Club members pose in front of the Playhouse Square chandelier before a rehearsal for the Dazzle Awards. Used with permission/Hudson Drama Club Facebook.

Music Notes: Behind the Scenes of the Drama Club

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2024

The Hudson High School Drama Club is one of the largest clubs, with over 100 students contributing to its Fall Play and Spring Musical. This school year, they put on productions of Hamlet and Into the...

Multiple Drama Club students help design the stage for Hamlet during a Friday Work Call. These work calls take place nearly every Friday, and this is when students create the set, props and costumes.

Drama Club: What the crew does behind the scenes

Luke Ream, Reporter March 21, 2024

On stage, the audience gets to see the shows they love, but backstage, there is so much that goes unrecognized.  Two shows a year bring dozens of students together to bring their passions for theater...

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...

Freshmen Toby Davis, Samari Bowman, Sophie Daniel, Guinevere Marsh and Cody Schedler in the Social Studies hallway in the morning after a GSA meeting.

Gender-Sexuality Alliance creates connections for people of all identities

Tobias Banozic, Reporter January 22, 2024

The Gender Sexuality Alliance Club is a more recent club as the high school that has 25 official members. Dr. Griffiths, a Media Center aide, and Mrs. Carr, an English teacher, co-advise the club. “[GSA]...

On October 4th, actors Grace Kim and Bella Campi learned the choreography behind the duel of Hamlet and Laertes, the characters they portray in Hamlet. Used with permission/HHS Drama Club FaceBook.

To be or not to be: HHS Drama Club presents Hamlet

Christopher Rego, Reporter December 11, 2023

In November, the Drama Club put on the production of Hamlet, a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. The play revolves around the prince of Denmark, Hamlet, and unfolds as a complex story about betrayal...

Julia Meese and Gabi Censoprano pose for a picture. After working hard for the Holiday Sharing Drive on November 21st, Meese and Censoprano took a break to eat lunch in the Commons before returning to Student Government.

The Representatives of Student Government

Olivia Ott, Reporter December 11, 2023

With over 1,500 students attending Hudson High School, there are many decisions to be made. Only the most dedicated students in each grade level are elected each year to make those decisions for the student...

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,...

The 2023 Leadership Conference members take a photo in the middle of Camp Asbury.

Leadership Conference: An Opportunity to grow

Ali Rosenberg, Reporter December 5, 2023

Head over to Camp Asbury in Hiram Ohio, where students learn how to become a leader. Even though Leadership Conference includes learning about leadership, it also involves so much more. Throwing a whole...

Mrs. Boyd Funderburk and Nathaniel Pierre-Louis at the Freshman Club Fair in August of this year. The club meets every-other Explorer Period in the study hall room.

African-American Awareness Club brings people together

Tobias Banozic, Reporter November 29, 2023

Hudson High School is known for its wide range of clubs, but one that is not recognized as much as others is the African-American Awareness Club or the AAA (Triple ‘A’) club. Ms. Boyd Funderburk and...

Members of the Hudson Girls Soccer team celebrate after a successful game.

Students should be involved in multiple extracurriculars

Ava Kuss, Reporter October 25, 2023

Extracurricular activities are a place for students to open their minds, take a break after long school days, as well as a place to see friends and even make new ones. Extracurriculars are available to...

Sophies Senior picture for the Hudson Varsity Tennis team.

Leader Sophie Uijtewaal’s thoughts on Hudson’s school spirit

Stella Webb, Reporter October 25, 2023

Sophie Uijtewaal is a senior at Hudson High School. She is president of Hudson Community First (HCF), part of the Varsity Tennis team, Vocal Impact and an overall excellent student. She was born in Germany...

The new and improved Hudson High School Italian club is back and completely revamped with a whole new team to help spread the love for Italian culture.

Italian Club: Where delicious food and culture connect

Lily Stevens, Reporter October 6, 2023

The Italian Club is a new addition to Hudson High School's many clubs. HHS offers all kinds of clubs for different cultures such as German Club, French Club, Spanish Club and many others. There was another...

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