About Jahna Balk

Director of Development and Communications for The Hudson School.

Parents’ Association Update 12/5/17: Holiday Fundraisers and Internet Safety Seminar

A few upcoming reminders for the week. Tonight (12/5, 6-8 pm) we have a very special Holiday shopping event.  All week you can shop online at Little City Books and 20% of every purchase goes to the Scholarship Fund! We hope parents can make it to Little City Books tonight (Hoboken) for the special wine and cheese shopping event they planned [...]

2017-12-05T12:05:17+00:00 December 5th, 2017|

Meet the Teachers: Catharine Baldwin

Meet Ms. Baldwin! Drama 5, Drama 6, History 6, Reading/Advisory 6, Science 6, 6th Grade Co-Coordinator Where did you grow up? What was it like to grow up there? Where did you go to school and what was that like? Did it have an impact on your choice of career? I was born in Dallas, [...]

2017-12-01T16:49:58+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

College Counselor’s Corner: From the Counselor’s Perspective

As I approached the second floor this morning, I heard holiday music playing in the background. December is exciting, and it's a month of anticipation. For Early applicants, decisions are close at hand. For seniors and juniors, a look at the first trimester grades this week hopefully reinforced an important message: success and rigor are huge [...]

2017-12-01T11:53:01+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

Meet the Teachers: Frederic Fontaine

Frederic Fontaine Math 5, French C, Algebra 2, AP Statistics Where did you grow up? What was it like to grow up there? Where did you go to school and what was that like? Did it have an impact on your choice of career? I grew up in France, in a suburban environment not far [...]

2017-12-01T11:36:11+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

STEM-a-Thon 2017: Teaching, Learning and Giving

Greetings from The Hudson School on #GivingTuesday Make a Gift A Message from the Head of School Today is #GivingTuesday and we thought it would be fun for the larger Hudson community to first view a short video we created that captures the essence of our recent STEM Fair 2017.  It was a day of [...]

2017-11-28T15:26:19+00:00 November 28th, 2017|

The Hudson School Presents: “The House of Blue Leaves” By John Guare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: asentoni@thehudsonschool.org THE HUDSON SCHOOL IN HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY PRESENTS THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES BY JOHN GUARE   HOBOKEN (November 2, 2017) The year is 1965. The times are changing. In August, the Beatles have given a record-breaking concert in Queens, NY at Shea Stadium; and now, just three months [...]

2017-11-20T15:36:30+00:00 November 19th, 2017|

Parents’ Association Update 11-17-17: Amazon Smile, Holiday Potluck Signup and Minted Fundraiser

Parents:   Hard to believe, but it's that time of year again!   We have Thanksgiving just around the corner, and shortly thereafter, the holidays!       Panera Fundraiser Update and Chipotle: Thanks again to the families that supported the Panera fundraiser. We raised almost $80 (not as much as we had hoped, but it was [...]

2017-11-20T17:26:41+00:00 November 17th, 2017|

College Counselor’s Corner: Social Media in Admissions

College Counselor's Corner Dear Parents, The hallways have been noticeably quieter this week with your students off in the field. But for all matters college, we're here to heighten awareness. Testing As promised, College Board released November scores in quite the timely manner. We expect the PSAT results to come our way in early December, and [...]

2017-11-20T17:11:22+00:00 November 17th, 2017|