August and September Monthly Bulletin – 2012

Welcome to the 2012 – 2013 school year at Hillside!

On the 25th of each month, you will receive a Hillside Bulletin which will describe the events of the upcoming month.  The dates and times of those events can also be found on our website under the calendar button.

We are excited to begin this new year!  Please note the following dates and events.

First Day of School- Note Start Time
Date:  Thursday, Aug. 30
Time:   9:00 am – 3:00 pm
School starts at 9:00 am for all students, including those in Physics and students who plan to attend Study Hall.
Gr. 7-12 Elective Block begins.

No School: Labor Day Holiday
Date: Monday, Sept. 3

8:00 am Start Time Begins For Physics and Study Hall Participants
Date:  Tuesday, Sept. 4
School starts at 8:00 am for students in Physics and Study Hall; 9:00 am for all other students.

School Photos
Date:  Thursday, Sept. 6
Time:  9:00 am
Foto1 will be on site to take school photos.  Order forms will be distributed on Tuesday, September 4.  Please note that students may have pictures taken for a school ID at no cost, even if not ordering a photo package.

Curriculum Night
Date:  Thursday, Sept. 6
Time:  7 – 8:30 pm
Grades 5 – 12 parents and students are invited to attend Hillside’s Curriculum Night.  Come learn what our teachers have planned for your students!

Student Community Building Day
Date:  Saturday, Sept. 15
Time:  1 pm – 9 pm
All students are invited to attend.  Details will follow.

Staff Meeting
Date:  Monday, Sept. 17
Time:  3:30 – 5:00 pm

Grades 7 – 11 Begin Block IA
Date:  Wednesday, Sept. 19
Grades 7 & 8:   World Cultures
Grade 9:  Art
Grades 10 & 11:  Physics Laboratory, Art

All School Social
Date:  Saturday, Sept. 22
Time:   7:00 – 8:30 pm
Come one, come all!  All Hillside families are invited to attend Hillside’s annual Fall Social. Hillside will provide the refreshments and Jean Sherrard, our Drama teacher, will be our Master of Ceremonies for this evening of fun and frolic.  We hope you will join us and become better acquainted with the broader Hillside community!

Parent Council Meeting
Date:  Wednesday, Sept. 26
Time:  7:00 pm
All Hillside Student Community Parents, past and present, are invited to participate in Hillside’s Parent Council.  Come share your ideas with other parents, alumnae, and staff.  Your feedback on our program and ideas about strengthening our community are integral to Hillside’s well being.  We hope to see you there!

Family Film Night – Ruggles of Red Gap!
Date:  Friday, Sept. 28
TIme:  7:00 pm
This hilarious movie tell the story of a staid English butler – played by the great Charles Laughton – gambled away by his lord and master in a poker game to Egbert Floud, a wealthy American bumpkin from Red Gap, Washington. How will Ruggles, the gentleman’s gentleman, adapt to the wild and woolly West? Join us to find out! All Hillside families, friends and staff are invited.  (This brilliant comedy is one of Jean’s personal favorites – he gives it five stars!)

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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