Hillside News Brief

January 13, 2023

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Important Upcoming Dates for You

Martin Luther King Day (No School for Students): Monday, January 16

Minute to Win It Unified Activity at Hillside: Thursday, January 19 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Hillside Spirit Day (wear blue/orange or Hillside Spiritwear): Friday, January 20

5th/6th Band Concert: Monday, January 23 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Westside Middle School

Boys' and Girls' Club CLOSED: Friday, January 27

One World Health Mobile at Hillside: Wednesday, February 1 (please call for appointment-402-880-4870))

Hillside's Calendar

Click here to see our calendar of events!

Resources for Families regarding Bullying and Cyberbullying

The National Institutes of Health recognizes bullying as a significant public health problem. In the social media era, harassment and intimidation take place both offline and on, which amplifies the severity of aggression and stress in children and their parents. Children’s Hospital has made available this 15 minute “Just Kids Health” episode on Bullying & Cyberbullying to help parents understand bullying behaviors and how to address signs of bullying and prevent it. To best support our students, Westside is pleased to provide system-wide, bullying prevention programming to tackle bullying behavior.

Principal Bailey Needs Your Input!

Each year, we aim to improve how we do things at Hillside. Please take a moment to complete the survey below. We thank you for your input!

2022-23 Hillside Family Survey

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Minute to Win It Unified Activity is Thursday, January 19th!


If you are planning to attend the Unified Event Minute to Win It here at HIllside next Thursday, please sign up here: https://forms.gle/8sqQT4a4DKAv431H6

The event will take place Thursday, January 19, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. It will be fun for ALL!!

Here is the Unified Newsletter for January: https://www.smore.com/w04vc

We hope to see you there!

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 1/16 - 1/20/23 is:

Greeting Others

When you greet others, you:

  • Look at the person
  • Use a pleasant voice
  • Say, "Hi" or "Hello"

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.