Hillside Family Newsletter
March 3, PTO meeting: 4:00-5:00pm
March 16-18 Family Conferences- Wed regular day, Thurs and Fri NO SCHOOL - stay tuned for more information coming soon from your child's teacher.
March 17- Math Madness at Hillside- See flyer below
March 21-25 Spring Break- NO SCHOOL
April 4- Spring Pictures by Lifetouch
April 8- Teacher workday- NO SCHOOL
May 30- Memorial Day- NO SCHOOL
PurposeFull People Social Emotional Learning
During the month of March, our Hillside staff will be celebrating scholars who demonstrate perseverance. We will focus on having a growth mindset, engaging in positive self-talk, and practicing grit - the ability to persevere through tough situations. We would encourage our families to practice this trait at home too!
Perseverance: the ability to work through situations even when there are obstacles or challenges in the way.
Think About It
Here are some questions to ask your child at home or talk about as a family:
K-2 Think about the story, “The Tortoise and the Hare” - how did the turtle show perseverance? Why do you think it’s important to keep on going, even when things get hard? What’s a challenge for you right now? What’s the hardest part? What are some resources – people, strategies, tools, inspiration – that could help you? What’s one step we can take together to overcome this challenge?
3-5 How did sticking to something show Perseverance? When have you decided not to stick with something? What happened? What did you learn? How, if at all, might you do that differently? What do you think the expression, “Go slow to go fast” means? How could you apply it to the last project you did?
Our Students of the Month for February - Kindness
Come join us for math games and Crumbl cookies! Thursday the 17th of conference week. Hope to see you there!
Every Friday is Husky Pride Day- Wear your Husky Shirts or blue!
Students who ride bikes need to bring a lock to lock them up on the bike rack
Does your student have Ipad insurance? Just $25 per year covers many oopsies that could be very expensive. This can be paid in the office by cash/check or ParentVue by Credit/Debit.