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The  PTA strives to positively impact the lives of all students and their families by providing meaningful educational opportunities and engaging family activities throughout the school year. We will sponsor programs to enhance the academic experience and learning environment of all students. We will foster communication and cooperation between parents, teachers, staff and the local community.
Announcements
Coin ChallengeNov 1

The Coin Challenge will officially start Friday, Nov 1st and will run through Nov.15th. Donate your loose change to Hillside and help purchase books for our school community. Every year Hillside classes compete to collect the most coins to help fund teachers' classroom wish lists. This year the class that collects the most coins will win a Game Day and Pizza Party! There will be one winning class in each grade. All the proceeds go to fund books for the Hillside community. To participate, you can send coins with your child in bags or other easily accessible containers. No bills please.

 
Scholastic Book FairNov 11-15

The Hillside Scholastic Book Fair will open for business Monday, Nov. 11th and will be open until Friday, Nov. 15th. As in past years, the students will shop on their own during scheduled class periods and lunchtime. We need lots of volunteers to help with set up, clean up, for family night, our grandparent event and class visits. The sign up sheet will be available shortly.

 
Coat Drive Kicks off Oct 15th

Starting Tuesday, October 15 until November 22, please drop your CLEAN and GENTLY-USED infant, kids and adult WINTER coats in the collection bin in the Main Office. Last year, Hillside collected 57 coats for the Jersey Cares Coat Drive. This year’s goal is 75 coats!

 
Spirit Wear Online Order Update

To all who ordered during the free shipping week: Orders are set to be delivered on Nov. 5th to the school. Individual orders will be brought to your childs' classroom the week of Nov. 10. Please reach out to Tessa Vining with questions: tessavining@gmail.com

 
November Highlights
Nov 1 (Fr) Coin Challenge Kicks Off 
 
Nov 1 (Fr) Minted.com Fundraiser Starts 
 
Nov 7-8 School Closed Teacher's Convention
 
Nov 11-15 Scholastic Book Fair 
 
Nov 13 (We) Book Fair Special Loved Ones Afternoon Tea 3:30-6pm
 
Nov 14 (Th) Book Fair Family Event and Book Signing 6:30pm-8:30pm
 
Nov 25 (Mo) Curriculum Night 6:30-8:30pm
 
Nov 27 (We) Early Dismissal 2:10pm
 
Nov 28-29 School Closed Thanksgiving
 

Join the Hillside PTA!

Any adult is eligible to join – parents, grandparents, caregivers – by paying the $12.00 annual membership fee for individuals, and $20 for families. Join online!

Fall 2019 Explorers Class Descriptions

Follow this link to learn more about each class offered

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