Title I Parent Information Session.pdf
Day/Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Notice concerning upgrades to school security facilities and procedures – Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School and Hillside High School
The Board of Education has been working on the security at the schools, particularly with the upgrades of exterior doors and the addition of vestibules at main entrances.
Metal detectors are also now installed and in use at WOK and Hillside High School.
Students, parents/guardians and visitors will be subject to search when entering the buildings. The cooperation of everyone will help in maintaining an orderly entry process.
Please keep in mind the following that will assist with the screening process:
Ø Bins/tables are available for placing cellphones and other electronic devices
Ø Pockets will need to be emptied of other metallic devices/articles.
The following items are NOT TO BE BROUGHT TO ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDING:
Ø Box cutters
Ø Knives, multi-tools, scissors, etc.
All book bags, handbags and the like will be searched upon entry to the buildings.
Students, parents/guardians and visitors are asked to always follow the instructions of the security officers, school administrators and other school officials. Failure to do so may result in individuals being denied entrance to the schools.
Thank you for your cooperation as we work together toward maintaining the highest degree of safety and security at our schools while being as welcoming and non-intrusive as possible.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Board of Education of the Township of Hillside in the County of Union, New Jersey (the "Board") hereby gives notice that a public hearing shall be held on September 17, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. at Saybrook School, 1100 Woodruff Avenue, Hillside, New Jersey to consider a lease purchase financing in an amount not exceeding $6,750,000 to provide funds for the construction of an addition and renovations at the George Washington School to provide four classrooms, a gymnasium and related rooms and space and all costs necessary therefore or incidental thereto. As part of the transaction, the Board intends to transfer to the lessor an interest in George Washington School, and the property will be leased back to the Board pursuant to a lease purchase agreement. The total cost of this project is expected to not exceed $8,600,000 with the Board contributing approximately $1,850,000 as a capital contribution. The lease will be paid over five years. Taxpayers and other interested persons shall have the opportunity to present questions or to make comments to the Board and the public with respect to the proposed project, the estimated costs and the proposed method of financing.
Business Administrator/Board Secretary
Free Keyboarding Resources
As you may know, keyboarding skills are an important part of our PARCC test preparation.
Here are some free online keyboarding resources your child can practice at home:
Animated Typing Tutorial: This is a great starting point for anyone who would like to improve his/her keyboarding skills. (It is free, so you may choose to skip the ads): http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/tutor/video-index.php
For the safety of your family, you may wish to monitor the applications your children are using on their portable devices.
Read this article for details