Imagine receiving an invitation to an event where past presidents, inventors, authors, musicians, and athletes alike were gathered to share their story. Recently, Hudson’s fourth grade students created such an event during their wax museum open house. Shortly after winter […]
Des Moines —Hudson Community Schools Board President Karyn Finn and Superintendent Dr. Tony Voss attended the Iowa Association of School Board’s (IASB) annual Day on the Hill on January 24, 2017. School board members and superintendents from across […]
Let the journalism students babysit your kids, ages 2-12, so you can enjoy a date night. For just $5/hour or $3/half hour, per kid, your child can enjoy board games, coloring, crafts, movies, active games, homework help, hair and nail […]
Late last week the Iowa Department of Education released the results of the 2016 Iowa School Report Card. This web-based tool is designed to give Iowans a snapshot of how each attendance center is performing based on a number of […]
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The Board of Directors of the Hudson Community School District has passed a resolution in support of “The Promise of Iowa” campaign. The goal of the statewide campaign is to focus attention on the future of Iowa public school students […]
Voss Blog Log
Education in Iowa Public Schools
Dr. Anthony D. Voss, Superintendent of Schools
Trouble is, we need to do some other things. For starters we will have an additional 30+ students in our high school next year. That means we are going to need more electives for these youngsters, particularly in our Business program. While we have had lower than normal enrollment in the high school the last several years, we have been able to make this work; but adding this many students makes the current staffing configuration a pretty steep hill to climb. On top of that we currently have two sections of sixth grade. I suppose that would be okay for next year too....that is of course if we are willing to have these two sections with more than 30 students in them. Then there are two special education rosters [at] or exceeding recommended caseloads, so that needs to be addressed as well. Then, if you have been paying attention lately, you are aware that we are in the process of trying to start a public preschool program in Hudson.