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Promotion Information

Promotion Eligibility

  • 8th grade students must earn a passing grade in at least nine of their twelve classes taken during the year
  • If a student receives an unsatisfactory mark (“U”) in citizenship from two or more different teachers during fourth quarter, he/she will be excluded (6 accounts of Tardiness = “U”).      
  • A student must maintain acceptable behavior.  Excessive truancies and suspensions from school may affect participation in promotion activities.  The principal shall have the option of removing any student from participation in the ceremony because of unacceptable behavior either on campus, at a school activity, or in the community if the action is related directly to a school situation.
  • Administrative transfers and any involvement related to drugs, alcohol, graffiti, violent behavior, or weapons may exclude a student from the Promotion Ceremony and end of the year activities.
  • Students must participate in Portfolio Day.
  • Students must pass Advisory Semester 2.

Order your grad lei


Dear Proud Parents and Graduates,

This year, our school is partnering with Kahuna Flowers to bring you high quality, convenient Graduation Leis, Flowers and Gifts available for PURCHASE ONLINE and PICKUP AT GRADUATION.

The process is easy, and a portion of the sales comes directly back to our school as a fundraiser for the Hillside Middle School ASB.

1. Click here:  Or, visit and search for our school, Graduation 2018.

2. Pick products, assign to graduates, and checkout using Kahuna's secure shopping cart.

3. You or the recipient can pick up items from a convenient location at the graduation ceremony.

We thank you in advance for your support, and again, a big congratulations to you and your graduate!


Hillside Middle School ASB


Photo and Video Information

Promotion Ceremony

  • Ceremony begins at 9AM.
  • 8th grade students report to gymnasium at 8:10AM, please refer to published dress code.
  • Gates open for public seating 8:30AM.  First come, first served.
  • Parking is limited, please be courteous of our neighbors driveways.  Front Parking lot reserved for handicapped placards, side parking lot reserved for staff and dignitaries.  Thank you for understanding.

Hillside Personalized Kukui Nut Lei


Promotion Dress Code


  • Spring Dresses

  • Skirts and blouses.

  • Spaghetti-Strap or Strapless tops must be covered by a sweater.

  • Moderate wedge heels okay

  • Flats/Sandals recommended


  • No Jeans

  • No Shorts

  • No Prom-style dresses



  • Collared, Polo, or Button-Down Shirts

  • Nice Slacks

  • Clean Shoes

  • Suit Jacket not required

  • No Jeans

  • No Shorts