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22 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042


Hillside School

54 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ  07042

Grades: 3-5
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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.

4/21/2014 Schools Closed: Spring Recess
5/1/2014 Abbreviated Day: Curriculum Meetings
5/2/2014 Spring Plant Sale - Orders Due

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.

Science Fair "Planet Earth"

* Thursday, April 10 6:30 pm set up

* Exhibiting Time 7:00pm-8:30pm

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