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Save the Date- Sweetheart Dance!

Please save the date for our annual girls Sweetheart Dance on Friday, January 25th, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Our theme this year is “You’re a Star in My Eyes.” Ticket sales opening shortly.
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Hillside Elementary Villanova Basketball Social

Back by Popular Demand! Boys, grab some loved ones and/or friends and join us!

Sunday, January 27, 2019, at 2:30 p.m.

Villanova VS. Seton Hall
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Tickets are $30 a person

Hillside children will also have their photo taken as a group on the court after the game.
Order your tickets online using this link.
For more event and contact information, click here.

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After-School Sports at Hillside Elementary for Grades 2, 3, 4

Hillside Elementary will be offering an intramural after-school sports program for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students. The program will begin on January 7th and end on May 2nd. It will be held from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. on a different day for students in each grade.
  • Tuesdays for 2nd grade with Mr. Hauer
  • Wednesdays for 3rd grade with Mr. Hauer
  • Thursdays for 4th grade with Mr. Hauer

The program will be divided into two sessions, each approximately six weeks long. Session 1 will run from the week of January 6th through the week of February 11th. Session 2 will run from the week of March 16th through the week of April 27th. If the day assigned to a grade needs to change for session 2, advance notice will be given. Any 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade student who wishes to participate may do so for one session. Spots will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. Once the first session fills up, we will start the list for the second session. An email will be sent out letting each participant know which session they have been assigned to participate in.

Participating students will need a ride home. The school district cannot supply transportation for this activity, so children and parents will have to arrange their own transportation. Students must be picked up promptly at 4:30 p.m.

See attached flyer for more details.

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Barnes & Noble Book Fair, December 12th

The holiday season is upon us again, which means Hillside is gearing up to host its annual Barnes & Nobel Book Fair. The book fair will take place on Wednesday, December 12th, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Valley Forge Barnes & Noble, located at 150 West Swedesford Road in Devon.

Present this voucher when making purchases at Barnes & Noble anytime between December 12th and 16th, and a portion of sales will go to our school. Buy books, games, toys, coffee, or order a Cheesecake Factory cheesecake for your upcoming holiday events and support Hillside in the process!

The following special activities will take place at Barnes & Noble on December 12th:

* Play at the Lego table, starting at 6 p.m.
* 4th Grade Chorus performance, 7 p.m.
* Story time with Mrs. Scott at 7:30 p.m.
* Winter landscape are done by our 1st grade artists will be on display throughout the store.
* Free gift wrapping will be available for in-store purchases all day.

For more details or to shop online, please visit bn.com/bookfairs.

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Would Your Child Be Interested in a Robotics Club at HES? Please Complete Survey

The Hillside PTO, in collaboration with some Hillside teachers, is proposing a new Robotics Club for 1st through 4th graders. In order to ensure success of the program, we need to hear from you! Please complete this brief survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KKTZ3Z

If you would prefer to complete the survey by hand, plead do so and return it with your child as soon as possible. All results will be collected and presented to the PTO Board for review.

Due to space and resources, we are proposing that the club have two groups, one for 1st/2nd grade and a second for 3rd/4th grade. The maximum size would be 20 students per group, with a cost of $120 per child.

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Family Fun Night, January 26th

The Conestoga Crew Club will host a Family Fun Night for students in Grades 1 through 4 in the Tredyffrin-Easttown School District. The event will take place Saturday, January 26th, in the Conestoga High School Cafeteria.
Conestoga crew rowers will run games including corn hole, bowling, ring toss, flickin’ chicken, and more. There also will be raffle baskets for kids and families, face painting, and an erg race. Baked goods, pretzels, and drinks will be available for purchase ($.50 and $1 per item). All children must be accompanied by an adult.
The cost to attend is $10 per child. (Adults are free.) Don’t miss out! Questions? Please email [email protected]
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PTO Meeting December 5th–All Are Welcome

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The next meeting of the Hillside PTO will take place Wednesday, December 5th, from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the school. Anyone is welcome at the PTO meetings. It’s a great way to learn about what’s going on at school and stay abreast of what’s happening in your children’s lives. You don’t have to be on the PTO board to attend…new faces are always welcome.

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Hillside Drama Club, 3rd and 4th Grades

Join the Drama Club and learn all about acting! Students will be working with a Walnut Street Theatre professional teaching artist to learn about the Actor’s Toolbox while creating a fun and unique final showcase for family and friends!
Drama Club Flyer

Open to students in Grades 3 and 4.

DATES: Thursdays, Jan. 10th through March 14th, from 3:20 to 5:30 p.m.

To register, call the Walnut Street Theatre Education Office at (215) 574-3550 x510 by December 15th.

For questions, please contact Jasmine Hammond at [email protected].