Hillside News Brief

February 3, 2023

Important Upcoming Dates for You

February is Black History Month!

Community Club Meeting - Thursday, February 9, at 6:00 p.m. at Hillside

NO SCHOOL (Teacher Work Day) - February 10

WE-Side Polar Plunge - February 11

Valentines Card Exchange (in classrooms throughout the day) - Tuesday, February 14

3rd/4th Grades Music Program - Thursday, February 16, from 6:00-7:00 @ Westside Middle School

Hillside Spirit Day - Friday, February 17 (Wear orange & blue OR Hillside spiritwear)

No School for Students - Monday, February 20 (Teacher Professional Learning Day)

Read Across America Week - Monday, Feb. 27 - Friday, Mar. 3

Great Plains Black History Museum Walk - Tuesday, February 28, from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Hillside's Calendar

Click here to see our calendar of events!

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Black History Month

Hillside's weekly Friday announcements will feature a figure from Black History every week in February. Also, Mrs. Barker (Kindergarten) is working on a bulletin board in the Unit 1 hallway to celebrate Black History. Teachers will also address in their classrooms.
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Polar Plunge is Coming! The Event is February 11th

Hello WeSide Unified Sponsors,

#BeBoldGetCold because it's time to register for the Polar Plunge. Polar Plunge is a fundraising event organized by Special Olympics which supports WeSide Unified Activities in Westside.

Attached you will find information on how to register as a plunger and information you can share on how to donate to support Westside’s Unified Activities. The WeSide newsletter will also be updated with links to register to plunge and/or donate. All plungers must register and sign a waiver to plunge and are asked to have a minimum goal of $50 for donations. The $50 is a goal but not required in order to plunge.

General Event Info:

Date: February 11, 2023

Time: Check-in: 9:30am, Plunge: 11am

Location: Lake Zorinsky

156th and F St, Omaha, NE 68137

Post-Plunge Party: Brewsky's Food & Spirits

15350 Weir St

WE-Side Unified Newsletter

Click here to read more information about several WE-Side/Inclusion events slated for our district!

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PBiS at Hillside and the Skill of the Week

PBiS stands for Positive Behavior Intervention and Support. This is our school wide (and district wide) method for supporting student positive behavior and success at school. Each week, we introduce or review a behavior skill for that week. This helps students to continue to grow their behavior skills each week.

Hillside emphasizes the "3-Be's"




We want all students to know how to be safe, respectful, and responsible, not only while at school, but in their life!

The Skill of the Week for 2/6 - 2/10/23 is:

Disagreeing Appropriately

When you disagree appropriately, you:

  • Look at the person
  • Use a pleasant voice
  • Tell why you feel differently
  • Give a reason
  • Listen to the other person

We will be working on the above skill all week!

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Music Programs for Hillside Families

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One World Mobile Medical Clinic at Hillside

The One World mobile medical clinic will be at Hillside the first Wednesday of every month. Westside is welcoming the One World clinic regularly to various locations in the district. The phone number families will call to schedule an appointment is (402) 880-4870. The mobile clinic is available to the staff of Westside Community Schools as well to students and their families.

Join Hillside's Community Club! All meetings except Nov. 1 begin at 6:00 p.m. in Hillside's Library

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District Approved Snack List

Click here for approved snacks for students.