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Karen Hoffman

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Karen Hoffman is a communications specialist in the Hendrick Hudson School District. As a writer with Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES in Yorktown, she has covered special education and employee news for BOCES’ 600+ staff members, as well as school communications for a number of districts in Putnam and Westchester County. Prior to her work in school communications, Karen was a reporter at Guide Communications in Peekskill and a marketing writer for an environmental consulting firm in White Plains.

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  1. Hen Hud Tennis Player Honored As Con Edison Athlete Of The Week

    Hen Hud Tennis Player Honored As Con Edison Athlete Of The Week

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- Adam Kissner, a senior at Hendrick Hudson High School, was recently honored for his work on and off the tennis court.Kissner was named the Con Edison Athlete of the Week. The award recognizes students in Westchester and Putnam who excel athletically and academically. Leadership, citizenship and school and community activities are also taken into account when naming a ...

  2. Twelve Hen Hud Students Inducted Into National Technical Honor Society

    Twelve Hen Hud Students Inducted Into National Technical Honor Society

    Twelve Hendrick Hudson High School students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society at an event Thursday, having demonstrated scholarship, character, leadership, service and skill at an exemplary level.The honorees and their fields of study were: Marcus Andre (New Visions Health); Mikayla Barton (Fashion Design and Merchandising); Kelsey Byrne (New Visions Health); ...

  3. Hen Hud Calls For Creation Of Reserve Fund After Indian Point Closure

    Hen Hud Calls For Creation Of Reserve Fund After Indian Point Closure

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- Facing the loss of its biggest taxpayer, the Hendrick Hudson School District is asking for some help from the state.Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter has expressed his support for the creation of a reserve fund to offset the fiscal impact of Indian Point nuclear power plant's closure and for the creation of a study regarding the reuse of the property.The provisions were ...

  4. Four Hen Hud Students Earn Awards At Science Competition

    Four Hen Hud Students Earn Awards At Science Competition

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- Four Hendrick Hudson High School students took  home prizes at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair on March 4 at Sleepy Hollow High School. The fair featured 568 projects presented by students from across Westchester County, according to a release from the Hendrick Hudson School District. Senior Melanie Porras won first place in the Plant Science category with ...

  5. Hen Hud Shelved Capital Project Over Indian Point Closure, Super Says

    Hen Hud Shelved Capital Project Over Indian Point Closure, Super Says

    The lights at Entergy’s nuclear plant in Buchanan aren’t -- figuratively -- set to go off for another four years, but for some, the switch has already been flipped.The Hendrick Hudson School District -- and the 2,400 students and 17,000 residents it serves – is already feeling the effects of plans to close Indian Point, Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter testified in Albany this ...

  6. Hen Hud Senior Named A Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist

    Hen Hud Senior Named A Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- Hendrick Hudson High School senior Jonathan Chung has been named a finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search competition.Jonathan will receive at least $25,000 by the Regeneron Science Talent Search for being named a finalist and previously received $2,000 for being named a scholar, along with senior Melanie Porras. In addition, Hendrick Hudson High School has ...

  7. Hen Hud Superintendent Addresses Indian Point Closure At BOE Meeting

    Hen Hud Superintendent Addresses Indian Point Closure At BOE Meeting

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter discussed the pending closure of Indian Point in 2020/21 during Hendrick Hudson School District's Jan. 11 Board of Education meeting.Following his remarks, he and Assistant Superintendent for Business Enrique Catalan answered questions regarding the closure and how it may affect the district. “I know there is a lot of shock, and there ...

  8. Two Hen Hud Students Named Top Scholars in Regeneron Science Talent Search

    Two Hen Hud Students Named Top Scholars in Regeneron Science Talent Search

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- Hendrick Hudson High School students Jonathan Chung and Melanie Porras were chosen as Top Scholars (semi-finalists) for this year’s Regeneron Science Talent Search competition, the Hendrick Hudson School District announced. The Regeneron Science Talent Search is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious math and science competition for high school seniors, according to ...

  9. Hendrick Hudson High School Stages 'Putnam County Spelling Bee'

    Hendrick Hudson High School Stages 'Putnam County Spelling Bee'

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- The Hendrick Hudson High School Theatre will present the “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” on Friday and Saturday in the school's auditorium in Montrose.They sing, dance and spell in this musical comedy, with music and lyrics by William Finn and book by Rachel Sheinkin. Erica Denler is the musical director for this production, with stage direction by Clare ...

  10. Hendrick Hudson Graduate Wins Sundance Filmmaking Fellowship

    Hendrick Hudson Graduate Wins Sundance Filmmaking Fellowship

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Leah Galant, a 2011 Hendrick Hudson High School graduate, was recently awarded the Sundance Ignite Fellowship for emerging filmmakers. Galant's documentary film, “Putting the Fire Out,” about a mother and daughter who challenge fear through art, earned her one of only 15 fellowships awarded out of nearly 400 submissions.She graduated from Ithaca College in 2015 with a ...

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