April 24, 2018

Hello Hillside. What a dynamic Science Day on Friday. We have another exciting week ahead with the viewing of the thought-provoking documentary “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age” for adults this Thursday from 6:30-8:30 and the start of Explorers. And Spring is the in the air…finally.

SHOUT OUTS FOR INAUGURAL SCIENCE DAY

Thank you for a terrific inaugural Science Day last week. Shout outs to SUE BERMEO – Kala Miller – Vate Powell – Erin Walter – Linda Kow – Vanessa Schreiber – Michelle Blanchfield – Barbie Casasus– Beth Larson – Gina Fortt – Leslie Mills DeMarco – All Hillside Teachers & Paraprofessionals – Hillside Parent Volunteers – Glenfield Middle School Volunteers MSU Wipro Science Education Fellowship Program – MFEE – Hillside PTA.

GOT INNOVATION? BUZZ ALDRIN INNOVATION FAIRE MAY 19

We are very excited to announce the fourth annual Buzz Aldrin Innovation Faire to be held on the school’s grounds on Saturday, May 19, 2018 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. We are in search of students, families, and community members who are artists, hobbyists, tinkerers, collaborators, makers, and inventors; in general, we are seeking adults and children who like to create and play. If you have a hobby, idea, or an interesting activity that demonstrates your skills of innovation, creativity, and/or curiosity, you are invited to register for an activity table (below). Otherwise, just come to play at this FREE event! To learn more, click here.

PTA AND EXECUTIVE BOARD OPENINGS

We have several open positions for next year. If you are interested in getting involved, email the PTA.

SEE SCREENAGERS AT HILLSIDE APRIL 26 AT 6:30 PM

The SATp Cyber-Awareness team is hosting a viewing and discussion of the documentary “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age.” This adults-only event will take place on Thursday, April 26th from 6:30-8:30PM. All Hillside parents and caregivers are invited to attend. To learn more, contact Barbie Casasus here.

REMINDER: DISTRICTWIDE SCREENAGERS VIEWING FOR FIFTH GRADERS APRIL 30

As part of a district initiative our school counselor, Ms. Scott, will be showing the movie to all 5th graders April 30th and hosting discussion sessions with each 5th grade class throughout the week. This provides an opportunity for parents, teachers and kids to have an ongoing dialogue around our technology use.

CYBER-AWARENESS PARENT FORUM TUESDAY MAY 8

Please join us for a Cyber-Awareness Parent Forum on Tuesday, May 8th, 7:00-8:30PM. This time will be spent discussing concrete tools to use when it comes to managing family technology. Stay tuned for more information on the parent forum. To learn more, contact Barbie Casasus here.

SHOP FOR SPRING FASHIONS: VISIT THE NEW HILLSIDE EAGLES ONLINE STORE

​We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Spirit Wear e-Commerce site. You can purchase all Hillside Spirit Wear for adults and kids in a variety of colors and styles. Orders are shipped directly to you. Check it out here.

APRIL - MAY DATES

April 26 “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age” for Parents and Caregivers 6:30-8:30 pm
April 30 “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age” Movie Screening for Fifth Grade Students
May 1 School Placement Request Forms Due
May 8 Cyber-Awareness Parent Forum 7-8:30 pm
May 15 Chipotle Fundraiser 4 to 8 pm
May 23 Spring Concert 6:30 pm
May 24 Rising Third Grader Transition Picnic
May 28 Schools Closed for Memorial Day

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