Fall Book Fair: Volunteers Needed, Pre-Order Opportunity Available

book-fair-imageVolunteers Needed

The Fall Book Fair will take place in the Large Group Room from Monday, October 31, through Friday, November 4.

There are plenty of opportunities to assist with this event. Please consider volunteering!

To sign up to volunteer, click here.


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Art Time with Mrs. Braun!

art-timeWant more art? Join Mrs. Braun’s new after-school art class, Art Time with Mrs. Braun!

Join your Hillside art teacher for a fun hour of after-school art! Cost is $100 per session per child. The children will paint, draw, design, and produce at least three projects over six art classes. To accommodate our budding artists, two age-level sections will be offered, one for students in kindergarten through 2nd grade and a second for students in 3rd and 4th grade.

The club meeting times and dates are as follow:

Grades K, 1,& 2

Mondays 3:20 to 4:30 p.m.
November 7, 14, 21 and Dec. 5, 12, 19

Grades 3 & 4
Wednesdays 3:20 to 4:30 p.m.
November 9, 16, 30 and Dec. 7, 14, 21

Click here for a registration form.


Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

unicefUNICEF boxes will be coming home on Friday, October 28th. If you are comfortable with the program, please remember to have your children take their boxes with them on Halloween night as they trick-or-treat. All boxes should be returned intact (you do not need to open the box or count the money) by Monday, November 7th.

Let’s try to break last year’s total! Thank you for supporting this very worthy cause!

Happy Trick-or-Treating!

About Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is a national movement powered by kids, teachers, parents and schools to make the world a better place for children.

Since 1950, the annual Kids Helping Kids® tradition—involving donations big and small—has helped raise more than $175 million. It’s also helped UNICEF deliver medicine, nutrition, clean water, emergency relief and education to millions of children worldwide.


Mother/Son Basketball Social: Volunteer Needed

villanovaThe Hillside PTO received a wonderful response back from the recent Mother/Son basketball event survey that came home with students. The results are in, and the votes were in favor of the Villanova basketball game on Sunday, January 29th. So mark your calendars!

We are still looking for a volunteer to run ticket sales for the event. If you would like to help, please email Tracy Johnson.


Change in Hillside Highlights Newsletter Delivery, Deadlines

Beginning earlier this month, the PTO Communications Committee shifted delivery of the Hillside Highlights newsletter to Sunday afternoons. The decision to change delivery from Wednesday to Sunday was made in hopes that the new schedule will better enable parents to plan for the upcoming week.

To accommodate this change, the deadline for submissions for items to be included in the upcoming week’s Highlights likewise shifts to Tuesdays at 5 p.m. To submit an item for inclusion in the newsletter, please complete this form.