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Principal's Message A Message from the Principal

School opens Thursday, September 6, 2018.  I hope that you have had a safe, restful and enjoyable summer. 


As a shared partner in your child’s education, I invite you to visit the school to discuss questions or concerns you may have relating to your child’s education.  I look forward to meeting you and welcome your support and partnership for an outstanding school year.


As per NJ State requirements we will conduct one fire drill and one lock down each month, twice a year we will have an evacuation drill.


I wish all of you a healthy, productive and exciting school year.




Christine M. Sidwa

Back to School Night

Please join us for our Annual Back to School Night

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

6:30 PM

Back to School


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!


Class of 2019

If you have not taken your senior portrait yet the list of appointments for Friday September 28 after school in the cafeteria is posted outside Room 201 and inside Room 235. 

See Ms. Duran in Room 201 if you have any questions. 

Thank you.

Class of 2019

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.



College Fair College Fair

Please join us for our 10th Annual College Fair

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

6:30 PM in the Hillside High School Cafeteria

over 35 schools will be in attendance!

College Fair

Check the photo gallery for pictures from the College Fair



Congratulations to Angi Mejia-Valerio who achieved a perfect score on the AP Spanish test, taken in May 2018,

pictured with Angi is Mrs. Sidwa, Principal and Ms. Alvarado, proud teacher

AP Test

Nu-Day Youth Foundation

Mrs. Angela Mack and Mr. Elliott Mack present Aiseosa Iyahen with the Nu-Day Youth Foundation  Scholarship Award also pictured is Dr. Antoine Gayles, Superintendent of Hillside Public Schools.

Nu-Day Youth Foundation

Summer Reading grades 9-12
AP Summer Reading
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


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.


Suggested School Supply List Suggested School Supply LIst
Student Handbook

Student Handbook

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New Information


Student of the Month Students of the Month

Congratulations to the September

students of the month:

Nafeesa Webb-Newton

Mateus Ramos



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

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Summer Reading

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