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Principal's Message A Message from the Principal

This has been a wonderful year for staff and students alike. To all our teachers, thank you for your tireless commitment and dedication to our students.  And also to all of our parents and guardians who have helped make this year a successful one. 


The students and staff all work together to make Hillside High School a great school.  By continuing to work together we will ensure that Hillside High School remains a school where everyone is welcomed and appreciated.  Have a safe and restful summer! 


Congratulations to all our 2018 Graduates!


Christine M. Sidwa

Summer Reading grades 9-12
AP Summer Reading
Chess Club Champion Chess Club

Congratulations to senior Eric Alfajora who won the 2nd Annual

School-Wide Chess Tournament


HS students visit Water Treatment Plant


HHS students visit Water Treatment Plant

HS Students enjoy a day at the Union/Essex Water Treatment Plan.  They enjoyed a tour of the facility and learn how water is treated before it is dumped sent out to sea.

Decision Day 2018

decision day 2018

The Guidance Department hosted it's Annual College Decision Day and it was a HUGE hit! 

Thank you to all the invited guests, the PeduL team and the Brothers of Omega Psi Phy, Inc, Rho Zeta Chapter at Kean University and all those who helped to make this event a success!

Please check the photo gallery for more pictures.

decision day

Student Handbook
National Athletic Training Month Athletic Trainers Society of New Jersey Scholarship Award

Michelle Freitas was this years recipient of the Vito Recine Memorial Scholarship Award.  This scholarship is awarded to only one high school student each year by the Athletic Trainers Society of New Jersey.  This is the second year in a row that a Hillside Athletic Training member has won this award.  Congratulations to Michelle and Head Athletic Trainer James Boyle on this outstanding accomplishment. 

Athletic Training Club

AP Honor Roll AP Honor Roll

Congratulations to Hillside High School for being named to the

8th Annual AP District Honor Roll

AP Honor Roll

SchoolWays SchoolWay app

November 21, 2017


Dear Parents/Guardians:


Hillside High School and the Hillside Public Schools is excited to announce that we have partnered with SchoolWay, a free cellphone app, to communicate important district, school, athletic, club, and classroom news and events.

To keep up to date, please visit http://myschoolway.com/hillside for instructions on how to download the free app to your device.

Once you’ve downloaded the app, you will be instructed to enter a Waycode.  The Waycode for Hillside High School is: otgjv2

In the app, you can easily subscribe to staff member courses, athletic teams, and school clubs.  Turn on app notifications to receive instant updates or provide your e-mail or phone number to the app to receive e-mail and text notifications (message and data rates apply).



Christine Sidwa

Student of the Month Students of the Month

Congratulations to the June

students of the month:

Julietta Barros

Denilson Vincent & Lipheteson Vincent

Student of the Month

SAT Prep Courses SAT Prep Courses

2017-2018 SAT Preparatory Program at NJIT

The scheduled SAT Preparation Program sessions dates are listed below, the registration form, the program cost and registration deadlines remain the same, and we are also including the link for the SAT information flyer.


Program Schedule—The classes will be held on Saturdays from 9:30 am until 12:30 pm.  The following five (5) class sessions will be offered: 

Fall Session—November 4th, November 11th, November 18th, December 2nd, December 9th.

Winter Session—February 3th, February 10th, February 17th, February 24th, March 3rd.

Spring Session I—March 10th, March 17th, March 24th, April 7th, April 14th.

Spring Session II—April 21st, April 28th, May 5th, May 12th, May 19th.

Program CostNon-refundable Application Fee = $30 plus Tuition, $300 per Session. 


College Prep College Prep Classes


College Prep Classes

Wednesdays or Saturdays

September 14, 2017 through May 10, 2018

Wednesdays 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Saturdays 11: 00 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.



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

Bell Schedule



 Bell Schedule




Dear Hillside High School Community,

Our school system is committed to protecting student, teacher, and staff health. To protect our community and be in compliance with the Department of Education regulations, Hillside School District tested our schools’ drinking water for lead.  Click here to read more. . .

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Summer Reading

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