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Book Orders Due for Max Brallier Author Visit!

Book Orders due February 5th

Forms were sent home in backpacks but can also be printed out here. Only books ordered through the school book sale can be signed by Max Brallier when he visits our school on March 6th. Please contact Nicole Scherer at  with any questions.

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PTO Meeting February 6th–All Are Welcome

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The February meeting of the Hillside PTO takes place Tuesday, February 6th, 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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Valentine’s Day Party Schedule

The schedule for the class parties on Valentine’s Day parties on Wednesday, February 14th, is as follows:

Kindergarten a.m.: 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Kindergarten p.m.: 12:40 to 1:10 pm
1st Grade: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
2nd Grade: 12:45 to 1:30 p.m.
3rd Grade: 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.
4th Grade: 2:30 to 3:00 p.m.

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LingoKids – Register Now for Our Winter Session!

Bring the world to your child and register now for LingoKids!

Learning a second language early has so many benefits.
At Hillside classes are offered in Spanish, French, or German on Mondays from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m.
The 10-week session will begin on January 22 and end on April 9.
Cost: $160 or $145 for each additional sibling

For more information and to register click here or contact Helena Malarkey.

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Nominate a Hillside Teacher for Schools with Heart Contest

Does your school have great teachers? How about school spirit? Help your school earn money for fun events and assemblies. All you have to do is nominate your child’s favorite teacher for Citadel’s Heart of Learning Award.
Citadel’s Heart of Learning Award is a teaching excellence award for Chester County teachers. Each year, 15 finalists and three overall winners are selected for their outstanding contribution to the community through teaching. All finalists and winners are honored with an award, cash prizes, and a night of celebration at the annual awards banquet.

Students, parents, teachers, and administrators or anyone in the community can nominate a teacher at CitadelHeartofLearning.com. Nominations are open October 1 through December 31, 2017.

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Back by Popular Demand: Hillside Outing for Villanova Game

Back by Popular Demand!  Come Join Us For Nova’s Last Regular Season Game!

March 3rd at 5:00 PM, Villanova VS. Georgetown

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia

Tickets are $30 a person.

Order your tickets online using this link: Hillside Elementary School Outing
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Art Goes to School Volunteer Opportunity

Art Goes to School is looking for volunteers!

We have an opening to join the T/E Chapter of Art Goes to School. Our volunteers meet weekly in the fall to learn about our new portfolio of art reproductions and then bring the program to the elementary schools from February to May. We are part of a non-profit organization whose chapters serve 48 school districts throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.

If you are interested in learning about art and presenting it in a very dynamic, interactive way to the students, contact Pat Wong Connolly.

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Save the Date for the 2018 Daddy & Daughter Dance

Please save the date of Friday, January 19th, 2018, for Hillside’s Daddy-Daughter Dance. Invitations/ticket sales will be sent in December. A snow date of Friday, January 26th 2018 is on the calendar. More info to follow!