Posts About: Student work

Second grade poets

Meet the top scoring elementary students in this year’s Writing about Place. They attend Riccardi Elementary, Saugerties Central School District, and are students of Frances Murphy.

Cary Institute’s annual data jam

Hudson Data Jam challenges students to tell stories using data from the Hudson River watershed, e.g., historical climate and pollution trends, paleoclimate data from Lake Minnewaska, or bird migration dates. …. Students select a data set and then figure out a way to share their knowledge with others in a fun and creative way.

Student writers express love for our Valley

Students who entered THV’s writing contest delighted us with descriptions of – and feelings about – significant places in our area. In the coming months we’ll be sharing their poems and essays. For now, we’re pleased to introduce the winners.

Ed student recommends
Bear Mountain Trailside Museums

Bear Mountain State Park is an enjoyable place to visit and explore. The Park offers many activities including hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, and ice skating. And, kids will definitely love to explore the Trailside Museums and Zoo.

Courageous Young Writers

Courageous Writers: Hyde Park is an anthology of site-based, history-inspired work by young writers. The letter and poem reprinted here were prompted by students’ contemplation of the lives of servants who cared for the Vanderbilt and Roosevelt estates — and their residents.

Hudson Valley Youth Featured in International Film Festival

Friday, Nov. 4, Spark Media Project’s Reel Expressions International Youth Film Festival at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House, Poughkeepsie.

Sophomore explains science of climate change

This post is a quick and clear summary of some of the most compelling science behind climate change. The author also shares suggestions for managing and and eventually halting climate change.

Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley
Museum without walls

Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley, a project of the NYS Bridge Authority, shares new resources for classrooms, libraries, and community centers.

Students Inspired by the Hudson River

The Hudson has inspired generations of writers and artists. We’re thrilled to continue that legacy with a poem by a third grader at Walden ES, Orange County, and a photo from a high school student at Newburgh Free Academy.

My Storm Kingdom

A place in the Hudson Valley that inspires me is Storm King Art Center. The 500 acre park is beautifully composed of hills, woods, and roads that transform each season, and add to the breathtaking landscape. The grounds are spotted with colorful grasses and other vegetation planted to work with the art.