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Volunteer at Hillside!

Check out all the great opportunities to help out Hillside! Return this form to your child's teacher! We especially need First Grade Cafeteria volunteers to help the first graders adjust to the cafeteria routine.

Contact Jessica Young if you can volunteer or if you have questions.


What's happening at school

PTC Meeting: Wednesday, October 15th, at 7:15 pm in the Hillside Gym

Learn more about the changes that are happening at Hillside due to the new extended learning time! Mr. K will talk to us about the new Spanish curriculum, the new STEAM initiatives, and all of the new learning opportunities the students are being exposed to! Also, Heidi Black, our Needham School Committee liaison will be joining us to give us important updates.Come for coffee and ask your questions!


PTC Dues and Challenge Fund Extended! Keep the Donations Coming!!!

Thank you to all of the families that have already contributed! We are currently at $14,005 with 60% of families participating, so close to our goal of $15,000 raised with >70% participation! Please consider donating any amount! Don't forget your donation is tax deductible. Misplaced your PTC forms or envelope? Don't worry! Just send in your contribution in any old envelope marked with your name and PTC Dues. Make checks payable to Hillside PTC.

We really need the help this year! Here are some of the great programs your contributions will fund:

  • Kindergarteners will have 3 visits from Cici Hunt (music, art and storytelling!)
  • First graders will have 2 visits from the Museum of Science
  • 2nd grade will have ArtQuest visit
  • 3rd grade will have a visit from the Magic of Maps by Susan Pietrantoni
  • 4th grade will have a visit from Native American Perspectives by Dan Cripps
  • 5th grade will learn about immigration from Living Voices.

If you have any questions please contact Jessica Young


Halloween Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk & Monster Fun Run (October 26th)

How much fun will it be to fill the streets of Needham with our creative and fun costumes? Get your costumes ready and join us for a great morning!! This event is aiming to raise funds to support Hillside PTC enrichment grants, including our iPad pilot program. We need your support. To help you can do any (or all) of the following:

  • Register! Go to the registration page or send in the hard copy of the registration form with you payment. The first 125 people to pre-register for the 5K will receive a free moisture-wicking performance beanie that is customized for the Halloween Trick or Trot event! Be sure to register soon so that you don't miss out!
  • Volunteer! To volunteer on race day, use this link to sign up. Note: all race day volunteers will receive a cool shirt! Can't be there on race day, but available to help beforehand? Contact Seema for more information.
  • Donate! For more information on how you can contribute, check out the Sponsorship Options.
  • Spread the word! Tell your friends! Invite your neighbors! Grab your co-workers! Everyone is welcome to join us for this great community event. Be sure to share the 5K website link (http://hillside5k.wordpress.com/) and the Race Menu registration link (https://www.racemenu.com/events/54031-Hillside-Trick-or-Trot-5K-Run-Walk-Monster-Fun-Run) with everyone you know. Also, LIKE the Halloween Trick or Troth 5K page on Facebook and share it with your friends!

Scholastic Book Fair: Monday, October 27th - Friday, October 31st, 8:00am to 3:30pm.

This Scholastic Book Fair is a great opportunity to stock up on books for your children or their teachers. Children will visit the Book Fair with their classroom, first to view and establish a wish list and secondly to purchase books they've selected on their wish list.

To Shop Online click here. Online store open from Monday, October 22 to Friday, November 11, 2014.

To volunteer click here.

While you're shopping, be sure to check out the books from our literacy night author, Gregory Mone!

Questions? Please contact Joanna Herrera or Heidi Wiesel


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