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silver-eaglePaul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School is a public school dedicated to providing each student the opportunity to reach his or her potential as a productive and successful member of the community. This is accomplished by offering students an innovative curriculum, which combines academic instruction, career training, and structured work experiences designed to bridge the gap between classroom learning and workplace skills. Graduates of the our programs are uniquely prepared to meet both the demands of today's competitive job market and the challenges of tomorrow's workplace.

The Hodgson Instructional Focus... "Learn it, 
Live it, Apply it."... Click to read MORE About Us!



Hodgson’s Mini-Relay for Life will be Friday, April 17 from 6 – 8:00 p.m. on the track. Bring your family and friends to CELEBRATE survivors, REMEMBER those we lost, and FIGHT BACK against cancer. There will be games, activities, food, and a special luminary ceremony where we light candles in bags In Honor or In Memory of loved ones.

You can register using this 2015 mini-relay registration form or online at Registration is $10 per person, and includes a t-shirt. You must register by March 31 if you want a t-shirt.
You can also honor someone with a donation of $25. We will include your loved one’s name on the t-shirt. The 2015 Relay honoree donation form needs to be completed by March 31st if you want the name on the Tshirt.

IMG_0182On Friday evening at dusk, a beautiful luminaria ceremony will take place to remember and honor our special loved ones and friends touched by cancer. Luminaria (candles in white bags) with your personal messages will be placed around the track and will light our way throughout the night.  You can light a luminaria at our event through your generous donation (suggested donation of $5.00 per luminaria bag)If you are interested in purchasing a luminaria, please complete and return the Hodgson Luminaria Form 2015 form.


SAVE on exceptional quality annuals, perennials, herbs, ornamental grasses, and vegetable plants for Mother’s Day!

Orders (use the 2015 plant order form)

are due by April 22nd (Earth Day)!

Pick up is Friday, May 1 from 3-6 p.m. until May 9th from 10-2!


Check out the ‘Stand By Me’ video that was done throughout February at Hodgson in honor and celebration of Black History Month:

For the Latest Hodgson News from the Principal,
Check out Hodgson's Common Core State Standards Video Links that highlight our students presenting information pertaining to the Common Core. These links are also available to our students on our CCSS Bulletin Board.

Common Core video used during presentations in vocational areas:

The Bloopers from the original video:

The New Math Video:

The Bloopers from the Math Video:

Yearbooks are on Sale!

The 2015 Yearbook is now on sale!  All orders cost $70.  Please use the  2015 Yearbook Order Form to place your order.  See Mrs. Yetter for any questions/concerns.  If you are a senior, you do not need to order a separate yearbook - they are included in senior dues.





  • Friday, March 27- End of 3rd Marking Period
  • Friday, April 3 - Friday, April 10 - Spring Break
  • Tuesday, April 14 - Thursday, April 16 - Prom Ticket Sales during lunch
  • Tuesday, April 14 - Prom Dress Drive "Shopping" - 3-4 p.m. - Library
  • Wednesday, April 15 - SAT Testing for Juniors
  • Friday, April 17 - 6-8 p.m. - Hodgson's Mini-Relay for Life
  • Friday, May 1 - Junior/Senior Prom - 7-11 pm at Deerfield - see Underclassmen and Senior Pages for more details
  • These are just some Hodgson School Calendar Dates...See the District Calendar for more!

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Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School, 2575 Glasgow Avenue, Newark, Delaware 19702 (302) 834-0990