On May 6th, at the Senior Awards Assembly, the Hudson Educational Fund awarded 37 scholarships to 31 deserving students for a total of $21,400. Thank you to our generous HEF donors who continue to impact the futures of so many […]
Students from Mr. Haskovec’ Social Studies classroom wrapped their National History Day (NHD) projects with state competition which was held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. The 7th and 8th grade were represented by 23 state qualifiers, competing […]
WATERLOO – The 17th Annual Mayors’ Top Teen Awards and Mother Moon Service Scholarships were presented by the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley on Tuesday evening at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center. The awards program, which recognizes outstanding youth […]
Today the 4th Grade TAG students prepared a program for the official Arbor Day celebration. Hudson has been a tree city for over 30 years. The Arbor Day association donates two dollars for every citizen in Hudson For the city of […]
After a year of working hard to provide beautiful art to 30 Hudson businesses, Mrs. McNeal’s Art It Forward club took one afternoon to make art gifts for their families. Check out some of the beautiful tiles that were made! […]
Submitted by Mr. Haskovec It was another fantastic year in the 7th and 8th for National History Day projects. Students not only competed with upmost professionalism, but they put together some outstanding historical thesis together! When thinking about what NHD […]
Voss Blog Log
Education in Iowa Public Schools
Dr. Anthony D. Voss, Superintendent of Schools
It was the kindergarten teacher’s birthday and the students decided that they would each bring their teacher a gift.
The first student, whose parents own a flower shop, gave her a present. She held it and said, "I guess that it is flowers". "How did you guess?" asked the little boy. She laughed and thanked him.
The second student, whose parents own a candy store, gave her a present. She held it and said, "I guess that is some candy."
"How did you guess?" asked the little boy. She again laughed and thanked him also.The third student, whose parents own the local diner, gave her a box, which was leaking. The teacher touched the liquid with her finger and tasted it. "Mmmmm is it lemonade?" she asked.
"No," said the little girl.
So she tasted it again. "Is it Mountain Dew?" she asked.
"Noooo," replied the little girl, "It's a puppy."
The oilcan is a simple tool, but if you think about it, in the Wizard of Oz, where would the Tin Man be if Dorothy had not found and used the oilcan. … He never would have made it to see the Wizard to receive the heart he so longed for.