2018 JROTC Military Ball
SCORE OF 20-13
Principal's Message A Message from the Principal

First things first, CONGRATULATIONS to our amazing football team!  Well done players and coaching staff.


At Hillside High School, we will continue with our mission to help students find their passion, and we will encourage them to dig as deeply as they can into those areas where they have a passion. We will continue to watch carefully over the emotional well-being of our students and your children. Society is constantly dispersing images through the many varied media sources that our students need to do more, to do better. Clearly these people have not examined the extremely busy and full plate that most Hillside students now work through daily. We will continue to strongly support our elective offerings and our extracurricular opportunities. This is where many find that confidence and hope for their own future.


It is truly an honor to work with these students, administrators and teachers daily. We have a special thing happening at Hillside High School. We are not perfect, kids make mistakes and so do adults, but we remain a place where dreams are born and hopes begin. On behalf of the entire faculty and staff at Hillside High School, we hope that you and your families enjoy this very special time of the year.



Christine M Sidwa

Holiday Luncheon Senior Citizen Holiday Program

The class of 2019 in conjunction with the Hillside Education Association is hosting a Holiday Program for the Senior Citizens of Hillside on Thursday, December 13, 2018.  The program will begin with a concert in the Auditorium at 12:30 followed by a luncheon in the cafeteria.


Happy Holidays

STEM STEM Programs

Check out these free pre-college STEM programs for high school juniors!

Applications deadline is January 10, 2019!

For more info visit:



UTI Guidance Trip to Universal Technical Institute

Mr. Jones along with Ms. Griffith took a group of students to tour Universal Technical institute in Bloomfield, NJ where they met with Hillside High School Alumni, Naseef Primo, class of 2018


Engineering Rutgers School of Engineering

Mr. Aranguren and Mr. Jones took 18 students to visit the Rutgers School of Engineering Piscataway Campus.

At the far right is Nenad Gucunski, PhD, Professor and Department Chairman


Clubs & Organizations

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of Hillside High School

The Hiller The Hiller
Voter Registration Information Voter Registration Information
SAT Boot Camp SAT Boot Camp at Rutgers

SAT Boot Camp at Rutgers. Based on demand, we have enhanced our camp to provide both an in-person and online experience to deliver even more value to your students.   We are offering $5000 in scholarships for low-income students to attend. We would love your students to get all of these scholarships.

To Register click here: https://www.mindworksprep.com/boot-camps.html

To apply for Scholarships click here  http://www.mindworksprep.com/sat-scholarships.html

We have expanded and are making the news all over the country!  Here are just a few clips…

WSVN-TV FOX CH 7     https://drive.google.com/open?id=1khc7oQJTttYZETEhBz258oFStJhNcROS

WTVJ-TV NBC CH 6     https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z5jP39iG-So7IVp5sXmveknEZgN_G4AB/view?usp=sharing

WKRN-TV ABC CH 2    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1R0wJdKUKlN1WAW2HY0S-Z5RmkKFAr9uE/view?usp=sharing

WJAC-TV NBC CH 8     https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XmPcVepqQdzfrjhUzOWzNmbxVs0MIDyL/view?usp=sharing

Andrea Catsicas

Founder and President




Attention Parents and Guardians if you wish to speak to your child's

Guidance Counselor

please email or call 908.352.7664 and make an appointment:

Catherine Francis     all students with the last name starting with A-C call ext. 8449

Jennifer Griffith         all students with the last name starting with D-J call ext. 8407

Cory Jones               all students with the last name starting with K-P call ext. 8408

Randal McCoy          all students with the last name starting with Q-Z call ext 8480



Please follow the Hillside Student Council on Instragram @HillsideStuCo


Class of 1968

The Class of 1968 Gives Back

4 students (only 3 pictured) were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship!

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Thank you to the Class of 1968!

Student of the Month Students of the Month

Congratulations to the December

students of the month:

Daphinne Bazzoni

Jefferson Frimpong




On September 17th,  a HHS Alumni, Amir Combs class of 2009, attended the 70th annual Emmy Awards for the work he did on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as a production assistant and editor. The show was nominated for Best Variety Series. He has also worked on BET as a production assistant as well. Amir is a product of Hillside TV Production and was a student of Mrs. Sala Della Cuna. He found his love of production and media right here in The Hillside TV Department!


College Prep College Prep Classes


College Prep Classes

Wednesdays or Saturdays

September 12, 2018 through May 15, 2019

Wednesdays 4:00 to 7:00 pm

Saturdays 11: 30 am to 1:30 pm

Springfield Branch Library

50 Hayes Street

Newark, NJ 07103

• SAT/ACT Prepping

• College Essay Writing

• Financial Aid/Scholarship Assistance

• College Fairs

• Mentoring • Community Service

For more information, please call the branch at 973-733-7736

or Mr. Brown, Coordinator at 862-368-4261

Springfield Branch Library invites all high school seniors to attend free weekly SAT/ACT Prep Classes

This program is free and open to the public.

Funding for this program was provided by the Victoria Foundation.



Free and Reduced Meals Free and Reduced Meal Applications

The 2018-2019 school year Free and Reduced Meal Applications are now available online.  The applications can be found at www.lunchapplication.com. to make payments to your child's account please visit the http://k12paymentcenter.com

If you do not have computer and/or internet access, please stop by the main office of the school that your youngest child attends.  A computer is available for your use.


There are many benefits to completing an online Free and Reduced Meal Application.  Most importantly, you will receive a quicker decision regarding your child's free or reduced meal status.


Student Handbook

Student Handbook

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New Information


Breakfast/Lunch Breakfast/Lunch Menus
camera Photo Gallery
e-mail email addresses

Parents please be sure that we have updated e-mail addresses and current phone numbers on file to ensure you are informed of important information regarding your son/daughter.

Thank you!

School Accident Insurance School Accident Insurance

Please complete forms on line


Thank you

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