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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!

Help Raise Money for the Hodgson Environmental Technology Program by participating in the Hodgson Vo-Tech FFA Plant Sale!  Save on exceptional quality annuals, perennials, herbs, ornamental grasses, and vegetable plants. Order by April 22nd (Earth Day) and Pick up Friday, May 9th from 3-6 pm and Saturday, May 10th from 10 am-2 pm jus tin time for Mother's Day!  You can also browse through the greenhouse from 7:30 am- 2 pm during the week of 5/5-5/9.  To see a photo of the greenhouse and download an order form, see the Environmental Landscape Technology career page.

There are Changes to the 2013-14 School District Calendar!

In order to recover student instructional time due to snow days, the New Castle County Vo-Tech School District Board of Education has modified the current school district calendar:
  • Students will attend school on Monday, May 12.  This day was previously designated as professional development days for staff.
  • The last day of school for seniors will be Tuesday, May 20.
  • The last day of school for underclassmen will be Wednesday, June 11.  Final exam days will be June 10th and 11th (half days for students).  There will be no scheduled make-up exam days.  
For the Latest Hodgson News from the Principal, read the Winter Newsletter Hodgson 2014!



  • Friday, April 18th through Friday, April 25th - Spring Break
  • Thursday, May 1st - National College Decision Day - celebrations in the mall at lunch
  • Tuesday, May 6th - Interims Date
  • Friday, May 9th - Junior/Senior Prom at Deerfield 7 pm-midnight
  • Friday, May 16th- Senior Recognition - noon - in the gym
  • Monday, May 19th and Tuesday, May 20th - Senior Exams*
  • *2-week about co-op students have a separate exam schedule
  • Thursday, May 22nd - Mandatory Senior Graduation Practice - in the gym- 8 am-noon
  • Monday, May 26th- no school (Memorial Day)
  • Wednesday, May 28th - Graduation at the Bob Carpenter Center - 7 p.m.- tickets required!
  • These are just some Hodgson School Calendar Dates...See the District Calendar for more!

Special Recent Posts

Flight B Football State Champs!

Flight B Football State Champs!

December 5th, 2013

December 5, 2013 - Hodgson's football team won the Flight B State Championship title last Saturday!  Congrats to the entire team and coaching staff!  To read an article about the win, click here:  Delaware Online Sports! ...[Read More]

December 18th, 2013

Hodgson Football State Championship Hoodies and Long Sleeved Tshirts are on sale now!  Grab yours while supplies last! Hoodies (Small - XL) are $25.00 and larger sizes are $30. Long Sleeve Thirts (all sizes) are $20. See Ms. Leone, the Athletic Director in the Main Office, if you are interested in purchasing one. ...[Read More]



November 19th, 2013

November 19, 2013 - Read the HVT 2013 Fall Newsletter for important news and upcoming events and dates! ...[Read More]



June 25th, 2013

June 25, 2013--Career Cruising is an Internet-based career exploration and planning tool that students use to investigate occupations, discover post secondary education options and develop a career path as they prepare for their future beyond graduation. Students at Hodgson are required to complete Career Cruising activities and update their personal goals each year as part of a state-wide initiative to help students create a "Student Success  ...[Read More]

Hodgson Teachers Win State Samsung Competition!

Hodgson Teachers Win State Samsung Competition!

December 9th, 2013

Hodgson Environmental Technology teacher Justin Benz and Industrial Millwright teacher Stan Studzinski have won the Delaware Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest! They applied for the national contest that awards technology to support classroom instruction in STEM areas. As the winners, they will receive for their school two Galaxy tablets, a full video technology kit and technology package valued at $20,000, and they will compete against other sta ...[Read More]

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