Hillside Administrative Eblast - 6/9/21

“Work Hard and Be Kind!”


June 9, 2021                                               


Dear Hillside Families,

The PowerSchool Parent Portal will close on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 3pm, and will reopen on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 8am, at which time final grades will be available.

Book collection for virtual students will take place on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, between 8am and 4pm.  Please avoid our arrival (8:45am – 9:05am) and dismissal (1:05pm – 1:35pm) as the parking lot will be congested during these times.  5th grade virtual students will return the Math and Social Studies textbooks and the Book Club book.  6th grade virtual students will return a Math and Science textbook along with the Book Club book.  There will labeled tables on the front porch to drop off the books.

BR CAREs (Before School and After School Care Program) Registration for the 2021-2022 School Year is open.  Take advantage of the Early Bird registration rate from May 15 through June 15, 2021!  Please see the attached information regarding the BR Cares program.

Please see the Community Sports Camp Brochure regarding summer camps for all grades, sponsored by Panther Athletic Club (PAC).


Please remember that the Health Screening Form for Students, located on the Power School Parent Portal, MUST be filled out prior to 9:00am every day your child is scheduled to attend school in person.

Attention Parents/Guardians of 5th Grade Students - The Tdap and MCV4 (meningoccal) vaccines are two vaccines required for students entering 6th grade in September, 2021.  In addition, a physical exam is strongly recommended.  Please give special attention to the August 30, 2021 deadline.  If your child has already received these vaccines, you should submit the documentation to the Health Office as soon as possible.  Compliance is mandatory per the state of New Jersey.  Your child must have these vaccines in order to start school in September 2021.  Please use this link to access the required documents.

Thank you.


Mr. William Ferry



Hillside School Information


School telephone #:  908-231-1905              School Fax #:  908-231-1083    

Option 1 – Report a Child Absent, Tardy or Early Dismissal

          Option 2 – Nurse’s Office

          Option 3 – Guidance Office     

          Option 4 – Child Study Team or Elementary Teaching Specialist       

          Option 5 – Main Office


Dates to Remember

6/16/21 – PowerSchool Parent Portal closes at 3:00 pm.

6/22/21 – Book collection for virtual students.

6/23/21 – PowerSchool Parent Portal reopens at 8:00 am.


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