Fundraisers and Grants
20th Annual Used Book Fair!
Anytime during the month of February, drop off your gently used children and adult books, games, and puzzles at the Hillside lobby. Donations in boxes rather than bags are best. Also, please separate children’s items from adults. JOIN US to sort books (for any amount of time) on Saturday, 3/2, 10am - 4pm, at Hillside. Use this
to see all volunteer times and opportunities. This is a fantastic event and so much fun.
is 3/6 from 6pm–8pm. Hillside classes will visit by grade on 3/7 and 3/8.
All profits from Spirit Wear sales support our schools! You can purchase the new, popular line at Hillside’s Family Dance Night (2/8), the Used Book Fair at Hillside (3/6-3/9), and mini-Used Book Fair at FMS (3/11-3/12).
PTSA Grants Awarded - January 2019
- Author Visit: Dan Yaccarino will speak to K - 4 students in three separate presentations. Mr. Yaccarino is an internationally acclaimed author/illustrator with more than thirty children’s books to his credit, including Five Little Pumpkins, Trashy Town, Unlovable, and The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau. He also created and produced Nickelodeon’s Backyardigans.
- Culture Shock: Culture Shock is a HHS club that was started by students and raises money to give to local and global charities. PTSA funds will help them put on their annual Culture Show and food experience that aims to highlight the diversity and hidden talents of HHS students.
- Center Lane Presentation - The Changing Landscapes: Best Practices in Affirming LGBTQ+ People: The presentation was well attended! Center Lane clearly and insightfully defined terms, helped audience members see their own biases, explained how to better support the LGBTQ+ community, and gave tools and resources to guide future learning.
- Be Yourself Club – The PTSA provided materials for the student-created Be Yourself Club, a Hillside after school club that welcomes K-4 students for fun activities designed to make a difference in the world.
- See a complete list of grants for the past several years on our website.