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Posted November 24, 2018


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posted November 24, 2018


Hillside Celebrates Veterans

Posted November 12, 2018 Today, Hillside honored Veterans. The walls were decorated in artwork thanking all veterans. The ceremony began with everybody participating in the Pledge of Allegiance. Mr. Olynyk gathered a group of 3rd and 4th graders who did a wonderful job singing the National Anthem. Guests of honor were sat up front. Each one took a turn and stood up to represent which branch of the military they represented. Mrs. Bailey and Mr. Korbelik ended the time…


Instrumental Concerts Information

posted November 10, 2018 Instrumental Concerts Information Attention Fifth and Sixth Grade Band and String Parents:Mark your calendars because our concerts are coming! Concerts are a musician’s reward for hard work and effort on an instrument. Please help reward your child by making his or her first concert a priority for your entire family! We can’t wait to see you at these events to celebrate your child’s accomplishments. -The Instrumental Music Staff 6th grade String…


District Spelling Bee

posted November 10, 2018 District Spelling Bee is Friday, November 16, at 4:30 p.m. at Westside Middle School. Our Hillside spelling bee winner, Bella Gerloff (grade 6), will compete at the district spelling bee on Friday, November 16, at 4:30 p.m. at Westside Middle School. Please consider coming to cheer her on!


Veteran’s Day

Posted November 10, 2018 Veterans’ Day Assembly is Monday, November 12 We are proud to invite veterans, active and retired, to Hillside’s Veterans’ Day assembly on Monday, November 12, at 8:50 a.m. Please come directly to the North Gym. If you are a veteran, we will have a seat of honor for you in front of students who will gather to honor all veterans. We hope to see many families there; it is a time…


Smoke Alarm at Hillside

Posted November 7, 2018 Wednesday afternoon, a staff member noticed smoke inside a bathroom at Hillside. We immediately called 911 and evacuated the school. Omaha Fire responded and students were allowed back into the building within a few minutes. We remind all parents to please dress your children appropriately for the weather each day. Our sincere thanks to the parents and volunteers who provided coats and blankets for students as they waited those few minutes outside.


Outdoor Ed

Posted October 29, 2018 Each year, Westside’s 6th-graders have the opportunity to attend Outdoor Ed at Platte River State Park. Outdoor Education is a two-day / one-night program designed to: develop educational, social, cultural, physical and recreational values; develop an awareness of the importance of conserving our natural resources; promote scientific understandings by experiencing these features in their natural setting ; develop an awareness that all things in nature constantly change; promote an understanding of…


Halloween Parade and Party

Posted October 27, 2018 Hillside students and staff had a great time during the Halloween parade and party. A big THANK YOU to all the parent volunteers who hosted and helped out at the classroom parties.


One School One Book

Posted October 27, 2018 One School One Book Every Hillside employee and Hillside student family received a copy of the book, Flora & Ulysses. Over the course of a few weeks, the entire school read assigned chapters each night. If a student or staff member didn’t get a chance to read the night’s assignment, then they were able to head to the library each morning to hear the assigned chapters read aloud. Hillside’s Literacy Team did…

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