Hillside News Brief

November 18, 2022

November is Native American Heritage Month

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Important Upcoming Dates for You

Spirit Day at Hillside

Tuesday, November 22 (wear blue and orange OR Hillside spiritwear)


Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday, November 23-Sunday, November 27 (no school)


6th Grade Strings Concert

Thursday, December 1, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Westside High School's auditorium


District-wide 5th Grade Strings Concert

Monday, December 5, at 7:00 p.m.


One World Mobile Health Clinic at Hillside

All day; call for appointment


Spirit Day at Hillside

Friday, December 16 (wear blue and orange or Hillside spiritwear)


Hillside STEAM Day

Wednesday, December 21


Winter Break

December 22-January 5

Hillside's Calendar

Click here to see our calendar of events!

Thanksgiving Break is Wednesday, November 23 through Sunday, November 27

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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"

BE SAFE

BE RESPECTFUL

BE RESPONSIBLE


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, 11/21 and 11/22 + 11/28-12/2/23 is:


Showing Respect

When you show respect, you:


  • Obey requests to stop negative behavior
  • Do not tease, threaten, or make fun of others
  • Allow others to have their privacy
  • Obtain permission before using another person's property
  • Do not damage or vandalize public property
  • Do not con or persuade others into breaking rules
  • Avoid acting obnoxiously in public
  • Dress appropriately in public


We will be working on the above skill all week!

WeSide Newsletter

Please access this link to view the latest WE-Side newsletter:


https://www.smore.com/yh1wz

STEAM Day is at Hillside on Wednesday, DECEMBER 21, 2022

Please note that previous newsletters have had the wrong date for Hillside's STEAM Day on the flyer included. STEAM Day is Wednesday, December 21, the last school day before Winter Break. Thanks!
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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.
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Mentoring Opportunity

Consider donating one lunch time each week to be a TeamMates Mentor

Hillside is looking to expand our TeamMates program. Mentors are matched with a student, and “matches” meet once a week (usually during lunch/recess) in school during the academic year. Mentors and mentees usually play board games, shoot hoops, do a craft, or just talk. Each mentor has shared how the experience has changed THEM. To learn more about TeamMates, contact Mrs. Victor. Here are some thoughts on mentoring from a mentor who has been coming to Oakdale weekly for over two years:


Mentoring a young boy has provided me with the opportunity to appreciate how blessed I was to be the beneficiary of the thoughtful kindness and guidance I received from my own father and a singularly influential coach, both of whom were instrumental in influencing the man I was to become. Inspired by the impact these two men had on my life, I’m determined to emulate their example through my interactions with my mentee. My mentee, in turn, is blessing me with his youthful exuberance and innocent perspective as a creative and energetic young boy.


Please consider giving your time to impact Hillside student lives! If you are interested please reach out to Mrs. Victor at victor.jennifer@westside66.net.

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.