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Leading the way: Hudson students attend leadership conference

December 10, 2017

Eleven students represented Hudson High School at the Ed Thomas Legacy Leadership Academy this fall. “It's a great honor to be selected by teachers to help make Hudson better by being a leader,” said Sara Hansen, who was one of four freshmen to attend.

Walking club begins for Hudson faculty

November 28, 2017

High school PE teacher Sean Leonard has started a “Pirate Walking Club” for staff. “Staying active during the winter can be difficult,” said Leonard. “It's cold, our bodies feel sluggish, and it gets dark early.” He hopes this club will motivate staff to overcome the challenges winter brings.

Former President comments to high school newspaper

October 19, 2017

The Pirate Press newspaper staff received an email of a lifetime October 17th from former President Barack Obama.

 

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Face your fears: Haunted house thrills in Waterloo

October 17, 2017

Watch your back! The Heart of Darkness and all its monsters eagerly await. “Voted number one haunt in the state of Iowa” (according to their website)

Walking out and standing strong

April 30, 2018

April 20, 2018, marked 19 years since the deadly shooting in Columbine, Colorado. On that day, thousands of students across the nation took to the streets to advocate for stricter gun laws. It was the second major school walkout in two months, a powerful demonstration that showed, yet again, that this movement is not going anywhere.

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