About Holly Walker

Assistant to the Head of School Office Manager

The Hudson School Earns Top Awards at Model Congress

Vikram at work After eight months of hard work and many revisions of their bills, on May 20th the eighth graders participated in the 27th annual Packer Model Congress. The road to Model Congress was a little bumpy, with changing formats and deadlines this year, but our resilient students powered through and did [...]

2017-05-25T15:24:09+00:00 May 25th, 2017|

Hudson Alumnae Return for “Beyond Fluency” Workshop

Katya and Liz back at Hudson Last week, two Hudson alums returned to conduct a unique ESL workshop for upper school international students. Katya and Liz met at The Hudson School in middle school and recently created "Beyond Fluency", a series of workshops that help non-native speakers go beyond proficiency of the English language to find their [...]

2017-05-25T13:11:39+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

iCan Fundraiser

The Hudson School will engage in friendly competition with the other schools in town to raise money for iCan - a summer bike camp for people with disabilities. Families can earn points for The Hudson School by buying ice cream between 3 and 9 pm at Ben & Jerry's, 405 Washington.  The Hudson School SUPER [...]

2017-05-17T14:02:47+00:00 May 17th, 2017|

Show your Hudson Spirit! T-shirts and Water Bottles Available

For a limited time, you can purchase Hudson t-shirts and water bottles to show off your school spirit! Water bottles are available for a discounted price of $10. Limited edition t-shirts are available in Youth Small, Adult Small and Adult Medium for $12. Please email Holly Walker to get yours today!   Carolina J, Ava [...]

2017-05-11T12:57:34+00:00 May 10th, 2017|

College Counselor’s Corner: Love or Not

Since it’s almost Valentine’s Day, here's a look at things to love about the college process, as well as some things no longer loved. Show Love When Applying to Colleges? The phenomenon is called demonstrated interest: going to campus, leaving a name at admissions, sending emails to admissions readers, going to college fairs, and taking [...]

2017-03-02T18:19:55+00:00 February 13th, 2017|

College Counselor’s Corner: Winning

Next weekend, the Falcons and Patriots will compete in Super Bowl LI. As each team knows, getting Super Bowl experience is nothing compared with winning the whole prize. But as your student will likely find out, we come to value the small wins over time, and that includes finding out ways to navigate the college [...]

2017-03-02T17:40:39+00:00 January 27th, 2017|

College Counselor’s Corner: Q&A, College Night

It’s mid January, and students here at Hudson are immersing themselves in their coursework and activities. I continue to welcome juniors to discuss their goals for college.The second semester will be here in no time at all, and these students need to leave junior year with a working list of colleges and an essay draft [...]

2017-03-02T17:53:40+00:00 January 13th, 2017|

College Counselor’s Corner: Early Decision, Scores for Scholarships, Hudson College Night

Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed time with your families that did not include any discussion about the college process. Those of us involved in college counseling traveled a bumpy road this holiday break. Some students had to put off their college-related tasks, while others were forced to activate back-up plans after deferrals [...]

2017-01-06T12:31:10+00:00 January 6th, 2017|

College Counselor’s Corner: Acceptances, GPAs, Snapchat

Dear Parents, This week, Hudson students starting hearing from colleges. We at Hudson are thrilled with the results, and so are the students and families. Early Decision is not for every student, but it can be enormously beneficial when the student knows what he or she wants and does not need to compare offers of [...]

2016-12-09T16:57:45+00:00 December 9th, 2016|