School Information Sept 2017


Grade 5 and 6


We are excited to begin a new year and would like to take this opportunity to welcome our new Hillside families. 


The following information is provided to help you prepare for the beginning of the school year;


First Day: Thursday, September 7, 2017


School Times:

Grade 5 - School begins at 8:45 a.m. and dismissal is 3:05 p.m.

Grade 6 - School begins at 8:45 a.m. and dismissal is 3:16 p.m.


Breakfast: GW has the Breakfast After the Bell Program.


Arrival Location: Students enter through the back parking lot of the school on Winans Street.  George Washington does NOT have morning care. Students cannot arrive prior to 8:45 a.m.


Dress Code: Uniform consists of khaki pants and black shirts.                                     

Note:  Blue Jeans are not part of the school uniform.


Breakfast and lunch will be served on the first day.  Lunch applications are online under the heading “Parent Corner.” Student status will remain as it was last year until the new lunch forms are processed and verified.


The PTA welcomes your cooperation and support.  PTA membership and information will be distributed at Back to School Night on September 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.


We are looking forward to a wonderful school year and to working closely with you to ensure the success of our students.



Dr. Sharon Ann Festante