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MONTCLAIR
BOARD OF EDUCATION

22 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
973-509-4000
 

 

Hillside School

54 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ  07042
973-509-4200

Grades: 3-5
Map and directions
Theme: Gifted and Talented

Mr. Michael Chiles, Principal

Mr. Patrick Krenn, Assistant Principal

Calendar Events

The following are upcoming events for the next 14 days. PTA events in red. See full calendar for all schools.

11/4/2014
7:00 PM
SEPAC meeting
@ TBD
11/5/2014
6:45 PM
PTAC Meeting
11/6/2014 District closed - NJEA Convention
11/12/2014
7:00 PM
PTA Meeting
11/13/2014 Abbreviated day - Curriculum meetings
11/13/2014
7:00 PM
Community Partners Meeting
@ TBD

Open: 9:20 a.m.

Close: 3:35 p.m.

Dismissal Time on Abbreviated Days: 2:10 p.m.

Hillside is a continuation of Nishuane's Gifted and Talented theme. This coordinated magnet program presumes that all children have special gifts and talents, which the school has a responsibility to identify and nurture. Through "Aesthetics" courses, students discover and develop new interests and knowledge. These require no special talent, just a willingness to learn and sample new experiences and challenges. "Creative I" (CI) modules support students' interests and talents, allowing them to pursue ideas in greater depth and providing outlets for them to excel. Students are selected to participate in CIs based on recommendations and assessments. Both Aesthetics and CIs are offered in a wide range of disciplines, including foreign language, philosophy and logic, leadership, computers, and all the visual and performing arts.


New Parent Orientation Presentations:

Hillside 101
 ELA/SS
Math/Science
Special Education
Technology

 HELP THE HILLSIDE DRAMA PROGRAM!

Please help us continue to put on the beautiful productions you've come to expect and enjoy here at Hillside. To do this, we are selling delicious fresh fruit to raise needed funds. You can order items for pick up at Hillside (the week before Thanksgiving), or you can order from the "Gift Shipping Items" on the website and have your fruit either delivered right to your door or delivered to friends and family anywhere in the continental United States!

www.freshfruitorder.org/hillsidedrama

Hillside Flash Mob 2014 

Come join us for the 2014 Hillside Flash Mob on November 16th at 1:00! A flash mob is a choreographed dance piece done in public - seeming to happen out of nowhere, but we know better ; ) Come dance with your family and support a great cause! Cost to participate is $15 per person or $25 for the whole family, with proceeds benefitting the Hillside Drama Program. Learn and practice the choreography at home via this link and join us, if you can, for rehearsals at 7:00 the evenings of November 4th and 12th. Then come show off your dancing skills - and just have fun with your family, November 16th at 1:00 - you will learn the location the morning of the performance!

 Flash Mob Registration Form

 

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