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Principal's Message

Schedule Tuesday, February 18, 2020

2020-2021 School Year- Elective Applications and Auditions

For the 2020-2021 School Year, some elective courses require applications and Advanced Performing Arts Courses require audition:

 

APPLICATIONS:

AUDITIONS: This is for ADVANCED Performing Arts Classes. All auditions will take place on April 4th.

  • Auditions to join Dance Ensemble (auditions not required for standard Dance class- only the ADVANCED Dance) for the 2020-2021 school year, schedule your audition HERE
  • Auditions to join Play Production programs for the 2020-2021 school year, schedule your audition HERE. Those signing up for an audition for Play Production need to review the following information HERE
  • Auditions for students who wish to join Concert Band or Strings for the 2020-2021 school year, schedule your audition HERE
  • Auditions for 7th & 8th grade students to join Choral Ensemble and Concert Choir for the 2020-2021 school year, schedule your audition HERE

Priority Enrollment Application

The application for Priority Enrollment to Santa Susana High School (SSHS) is now open!  The deadline is February 7th.  There will be a meeting for eighth grade students on January 29th during SSP in the Library regarding Priority Enrollment to go over the following points below:  

 

1. You can access the application by clicking HERE

2. Next step for those who apply and meet the requirements of Priority Enrollment. 

3. You can view the requirements for Priority Enrollment by clicking HERE.  

4. You MUST complete the School of Choice application located on SSHS's website.  

5. If you do not qualify for Priority Enrollment and wish to attend SSHS, you should complete the School of Choice application on SSHS's website.  SSHS has sought to expand their enrollment and have accepted all general education students through the School of Choice application over the last couple years.  

 

New Student Information Night

Final Deadline for Dedication Ads and Personalization!

We know how awesome your children are but why not let everyone else know by placing an ad in the yearbook?  

 

Don't miss this special opportunity to honor your student and make this year especially memorable. Build a tribute ad here by February 13.

 

Get your yearbook order in now!  Yearbook order form here, or purchase online or get one in the office. Guarantee your copy now and avoid disappointment later. We sell out every year! Don't forget, students that personalize the yearbook with their name and/or icons will receive their yearbook FIRST regardless of grade level before regular distribution begins and at least a day before anyone else.

 

2019-2020 State Testing Schedule

 

 

Interviewers Needed for Portfolio Day

If you are interested in being and interviewer during Portfolio Day on the morning of Friday, April 3rd, please click the link below:

 

Portfolio Day Interviewer Sign-Up

 

Students will present their digital presentation to you and you will score them on the completeness of their presentation. A rubric will be provided. 

 

 

Counseling Update

Welcome back for the Spring 2020 semester!  Families, please be aware of the following two items:

 

1. Schedule changes for electives will only be available until Friday, January 10th.  Students should come to the counseling office to discuss available alternative elective courses.  

 

2. Eighth graders interested in Priority Enrollment to Santa Susana High School: We will hold a meeting during SSP on January 29th in the library to discuss the application and required presentation (February 26th) to interested students.  CLICK HERE for information regarding Priority Enrollment, a link to the Priority Enrollment application, and for the link to Santa Susana's website for the School of Choice application.

 

Hillside families, please note that students not qualifying for priority enrollment into Santa Susana High School (SSHS) should still complete the School of Choice application on SSHS’s website.

2019 PTA Shopping Programs Flyer

For a downloadable copy of the flyer, please CLICK HERE

Recommended Supplies

It is so important to start the year off with everything you need and be ready for every opportunity with confidence. These are the recommended supplies each student should have to launch into this school year.

 

Recommended Supplies 2019-2020

Aeries Data Confirmation

PARENTS- Please complete the Aeries Data Confirmation process. If you need help with this process, please review the step by step process by clicking HERE.

Learn More about Pathways

Hillside Middle School leads Simi Vallley with our diverse offering featuring 14 different CTE Pathways. Each of the career technical pathways leads directly into programs offered at the high schools . From Arts and Performance to Computer Science and Engineering, learn more about our courses and your choices . Plan well to earn priority enrollment at Santa Susanna High and bypass the lottery. 

Hillside Master Calendar

The Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital, pregnancy, or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

CURRENT DISTRICT APPROVED FLYERS

Hillside Mardi Gras flyer Click Here

SVEF Gala-Fundraiser Click Here

Free Clinic Fundraiser flyer Click Here 

Inspire flyer Click Here 

Friends of SV Library flyer Click Here 

NFL Flag Spring flyer Click Here 

2020 Youth Wrestling flyer Click Here 

State of the District flyer Click Here

Spring Baseball 2020 flyer Click Here 

SV Library-Bilingual Stories flyer Click Here 

Simi Dream Basketball flyer Click Here 

NFL VC Flag Football/Cheer Flyer Click Here 

Learn Mandarin flyer Click Here 

 

 

 

Regular Office Hours

Monday to Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

2019 LCAP Student Survey

A California Gold Ribbon School

 

On Tuesday, April 18th, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson named Hillside Middle School, AKA Hillside STEAM Academy, a California Gold Ribbon School!  This high achievement is recognition by the state that Hillside has created an amazing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) focused curriculum that impacts all students.  Our 8 Pathways, high test scores, Portfolio, innovative bell schedule, dynamic and involved students and parents, and most of all, a highly professional and dedicated staff, are not just our bragging points, but are now a state recognized model program.  

 

Thank you to the entire Hillside and Simi Valley community for helping make Hillside a California Gold Ribbon School.

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Preguntas, Llamadas de Asistencia, etc. Pueden comunicarse con la Sra. Ruth Good al (805) 520-6810, ext. 1023, De Lunes a Jueves de 7:30 A.M. a 12:30 P.M.

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2020 Yearbook for Sale Now

 

Don't wait any longer to preorder the 2019-2020 yearbook. Order now before it is too late.  Our book has sold out for the last nine years in a row. Order now to guarantee you will own those memories forever. Order forms available in the office.

 

 

“Hillside Middle School did not offer competitive athletics as that term is defined by Education Code Section 221.9 (e) in the 2015-2016 school year.”