September 5th, 2017

WELCOME TO THE 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR!

We hope everyone had a terrific summer and is looking forward a great start to the new school year. Our first Hillside Weekly News is full of information, volunteer opportunities and upcoming events during the month of September to get new and returning Hillside families off to a terrific start.

We’ll be sending this Hillside Weekly News every Tuesday. This email is prepared by the PTA in coordination with Dr. Anglin and will include key dates and upcoming registration deadlines for school-based events as well as PTA fundraisers and activities. Please contact us with any questions.

A few reminders:

-Start following the Hillside PTA Facebook Page. We also put key dates there and remind people if it is an “A” day or a “B” designated day for scheduling purposes.

-We rely on families throughout the year to volunteer. Currently, we're looking for a few volunteers for back-to-school events, and to serve as Classroom Liaisons to help organize the families in their student’s homerooms throughout the year. You can sign up here with the Sign Up Genius .

-Dr. Anglin sent important information about arrival and dismissals for the first two days of school. Please refer to her letter sent on August 30.

-Calling all Fathers and Father Figures on the first day of school! Welcome students and join the group to cheer for our students. Arrive 8:45 am on the front lawn. See the letter shared by Dr. Anglin in her email on August 30 for more details.

-Basic school supply lists are available on the Hillside School homepage.

September Highlights: Mark Your Calendars

Sept 7: Welcome Back - Breakfast on the front lawn 9 am
Sept 12: New Parent Orientation with Dr. Anglin - 6:30 pm
Sept 15:

New Parent Q&A - Java Love - 9:30 am

This is an informal get together and a chance for people to meet and ask other parents questions.

Sept. 15:

Hillside Welcome Back Picnic 6 pm

This is a new casual evening event and we hope to see you all!

Sept. 18:

Explorers Registration Begins 8 pm

You will be receiving more information about this after school enrichment program separately.

Sept. 20:

First PTA meeting 9:30 am, Library / Class Liaison Orientation Meeting 10:30 am.

For those who prefer an evening time a second orientation meeting for class liaisons will be held at 7 pm in the Library.

Sept. 21: Rosh Hashanah- District Closed
Sept. 27:

Explorers Registration Deadline


Sept. 28: Hillside Back To School Night 7 p.m.
Sept. 29:

Second Parent Q&A - Java Love - 9:30 am

Your PTA executive board is here to help make everyone’s school year the best it can be. Please contact anyone of us to ask questions or to get involved.

President - Amy Uhlfelder
VP Strategy - Kala Miller
VP Events - Kevin Quinn
VP Membership - Vanessa Schreiber
Treasurer - Daniel Buckley
Corresponding Secretary- Allison (Ali) Klimerman
Recording Secretary- Linda Kow
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