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A Message from the Principal Principal's Message

On behalf of the faculty and staff at Hillside High School, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our school website and to the 2019-20 school year. As the principal, I am honored to be part of a faculty and staff that is committed to working together to provide the best education for our students. Hillside High School has an active Student Body as well as a successful Athletics program that recently celebrated Sectional State Championships in Football and Track & Field. In addition, it is our desire to partner with families, the community, and the corporate world to prepare our students to be productive citizens and life-long learners in an ever-changing world. 


Please take the time to explore and navigate our website; I hope that it will be a practical resource for you and provide the information you need to take advantage of the many available opportunities here at Hillside High School. 


For more information on the policies and programs at Hillside HS, please review the student handbook and curriculum guide links on the webpage. 


If you need general information or wish to directly contact staff at the high school, please call 908-352-7664 x8400. Working together, we can accomplish greatness!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 


Go Comets! 





Christine M. Sidwa

Professional Development

On November 5, 2019, the Guidance Department- received professional development on the trending topic, "Vaping".  The Guidance department also had training on other drug trends that are plaguing the youth in New Jersey.   The Guidance department  periodically receives training on topics that can help them better service the students in the district of Hillside.  The presenters were form Delphi Behavioral Health Group. The presenters are pictured below with the District Student Assistance Coordinator, Melba Mullins in the center.


Students of the Month November SOM

Congratulations to the November students of the month:

Kiana White

Eelijah Leggins






Powderpuff Football Game Student Council

Click Here to sign up to participate in the HHS Powderpuff Football Game to be held on Tuesday, November 26th at 3:00


College Prep Classes College Prep


College Prep Classes

Wednesdays or Saturdays

September 14, 2019 through May 14, 2020

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.



Nu-Day Youth Foundation Scholarship







Mrs. Angela Mack presents Camille McClammy with the Nu-Day Youth Foundation Scholarship also pictured is Mrs. Christine Sidwa, Principal of Hillside High School.

Perkins V. Survey


Engineering & Robotics Club Sponsorship/Fundraising HHS Robotics Club

“Congratulation to the Fluets Corporation for becoming Hillside’s Engineering & Robotics clubs 1st sponsor with $1,000.00 check.  We are still in need of sponsors in order to compete in the VEX Robotics Competition this year.  With your sponsorship this school year, you will be able to partner with this club and help our Hillside students accomplish some great things.  If this is something that interests you, please reach out to me to see how you or your organization can help.  Please fill out the attached form or contact

Mr. Aranguren maranguren@hillsidek12.org.”


Clubs & Organizations

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of Hillside High School

Student Handbook

Student Handbook

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New Information


Breakfast/Lunch Menus Breakfast/Lunch
The Hiller construction





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email addresses e-mail

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.

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