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Sneek a Peak and First Day of School

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Bring your child up to Hillside to meet their new teacher on Thursday, August 10th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. You are more than welcome to drop off supplies at this time as well. If you can’t make it to sneak a peek night, no worries your child will be able to meet their new teacher on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 15th!

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Westside Middle School’s Show Choir & Jazz Band

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What an amazing performance put on by Westside Middle School’s Show Choir and Jazz Band. The kids were very excited to sing along to the Jazz Band’s choice of songs including “Shut Up and Dance” and Toy Story’s “You Got a Friend in Me.” We were lucky to listen to our former Hillside student, Thomas Oberle blast away on his trumpet. Just the other day the students were able to watch their very own 5th…

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Enrichment Clusters

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ENRICHMENT CLUSTERS An Enrichment Cluster is an interest-based academic opportunity focused on various areas of the curriculum that encourage creativity, critical thinking, and academic skill in our K-6 grade students.  After reviewing these options: 3-4 Clusters Spring 2017 and  Signs K-2 Clusters Spring 2017, the students selected their top choice. After selection, each student attended one cluster class that was carried out over six Friday afternoon sessions. Ask your child which cluster they signed up for and…

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Miss Omaha Visit

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Miss Omaha visited our school! She taught the students about mindfulness. The students learned how to breathe through their nose and out their mouth. After hearing the Tibetan bell, the students had to concentrate on finding peace to hear the sound all the way to the end when it became silent. The student ended this peaceful visit by repeating a mantra while touching each finger to their thumb, “Peace begins with me.” With these great…

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STEAM Night

STEAM Night

STEAM Night

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Geography Bee

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The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students’ curiosity about the world.  The WCS Geography Bee was open to all students in grades 4, 5 and 6.  The students participated in a preliminary competition and the top scoring students from Hillside moved on to compete in the finals on Wednesday, December 7th.  Hillside’s school runner up is Aidan Cunningham, and the school champion…

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Veterans Day

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Veterans Day Assembly! Hillside took a moment to thank the Veterans. They are thankful for their service, their sacrifice and for fighting to protect our freedom! Mr. Korbelik spoke on behalf of the school. Hillside students filled the gym with amazing artwork, patriotic singing, poetry reading and band playing. Visit our Facebook page to hear the songs and poems! https://www.facebook.com/hillside66/

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Hillside Spelling Bee

Hillside Spelling Bee

On Wednesday, November 2, the Hillside Spelling Bee was held at Underwood Hills.  All students in grades 4-6 took a written test prior to this event to determine who would compete. Congratulations to Saffiya Rustamov, our school winner and Ian Steyskal, who placed second in the competition.  Saffiya and Ian will move on to the Westside School District Bee, which will be held on November 18th at the Westside Middle School Performing Arts Center. We…

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Putting the “Fun” Into Fundraising

Putting the “Fun” Into Fundraising The Hillside fundraiser kick-off is just around the corner! Dedicated members of the Hillside Community Club have been making plans to roll out an alternative fundraiser this year, involving Hillside students in efforts to raise money to benefit our school. Hillside Tigers will be invited to participate in the FUNdraiser and have some fun with a spirit week by wearing costumes, pajamas to school, hats, and mismatching outfits. The FUNdraiser…

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Miss Nebraska Stops by Hillside

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Miss Nebraska 2016, Aleah Peters, shared her story with Hillside’s 4th, 5th and 6th grade students on Tuesday, October 4th.   Her message was cyber bullying prevention. It’s something she was a victim to during her school years and notices that it still a problem in our society today.   Ever since she was bullied, she made it her mission, to get today’s kids to think before they post, and ultimately, to think about how…

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