Schools will be open February 12, 2016
The Staff Development Day scheduled for February 12, 2016 will be canceled. All schools will be open.
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Black Hist Brochure.pdf
Hillside Public Schools Black History Month School Activities
Superintendent Search: Update
The Hillside Board of Education continues with the process of selecting a new Superintendent of Schools with the assistance of the New Jersey School Boards Association.The following information may be disclosed in this confidential process.
Number of completed applications
Number of applicants meeting or exceeding the Board’s criteria: 34
Applicants represented the following categories:
Superintendents, Asst. Superintendents: 12
Principals, Vice Principals, Asst.
Directors, Supervisors: 4
Earned doctorates: 27
States of Residence:
New Jersey: 30
New York: 3
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.
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