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Important Dates for 2014-15

Students, log in to PowerSchool using their computer login/password.

Are you planning on going out of town during school? You need to fill out and submit to the main office a request for excused absences form. If you have questions, please call the front office.

Request for Excused Absences during Educational Time

winter break --- no school

Monday, December 22, 2014 - Friday, January 2, 2015

Beauty & the Beast



veterans saluted

World War I, known at the time as The Great War, officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. For that reason, November 11, 1918, is generally regarded as the end of “the war to end all wars.”

Armistice Day was primarily a day set aside to honor veterans of World War I, but in 1954, after World War II had required the greatest mobilization of soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen in the Nation’s history and after American forces had fought aggression in Korea, the 83rd Congress changed the holiday from Armistice Day to Veterans Day, a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

(from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

Veteran's Day

Paul Harmston’s grandfather, John Barclay, visited with Hillside students in commemoration of Veterans’ Day.

Veteran's Day

ELP (Extended Learning Program) Testing for 2015 - 2016

7th graders interested in ELP testing to see about qualifying for 8th grade ELP next year.

The test will be given at Innovations High School on December 5th or December 12th. You MUST contact Michelle Riggs about signing up for the testing. Please call 801-578-8285.

(If you are already in, you do not need to retest.)

Letter from Mrs. Berntson about Outside Air Quality

Outdoor Air Quality Information

Updated Bus Routes

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popular author visits hillside

Popular Utah author Peggy Eddleman visited Hillside to talk about a writer’s inspiration. Her new book, the sequel to Sky Jumpers, will be in Hillside’s library soon. The Forbidden Flats hit bookstores yesterday just as Hillside’s aspiring writers got a glimpse of the inner workings of Ms. Eddleman’s creative mind. Students may soon use their own creative ideas to launch narrative tales in their language arts classes.

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Respiratory Virus(Enterovirus D68) Information

An email was sent out to our parents about the Enterovirus and information about it. Here is the informational sheet that was sent to parents.

Informational Sheet on Enterovirus

hillside registration 2014-2015


If you have not registered your student, please click the online registration link above and complete the process. Once you have completed the online registration you will need to come to Hillside and finish the registration process. Make sure to bring a withdrawal form from the previous school, birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residence. If you are applying for a fee waiver, you will need to bring in proof of income. If you do not have these items, we can't register you until we receive them.

**To make the process go faster and easier, please contact our registrar before you come so that we can make sure to have your student's record in our system.

If you have any questions, please email our registrar Chelsea Moore at or call at 801-481-4828 ext 1013.


Hillside’s commitment to green practices is evident in multiple ways from the study of energy and environmental impacts to the daily lunch recycling program managed by National Junior Honor Society members. 

Hillside is one of three district schools with solar panels located on our roof thanks to a statewide program.  Solar for Schools provides the scholastic resources for Utah students to learn about renewable energy technologies through interactive projects. Students can track live data from the solar installations, compare the data across schools throughout the state, and measure the effects of temperature and location of the energy output.  The energy saved since the solar panels’ installation in late 2010 is equivalent to 1761 gallons of gasoline, 2096 trees, and 34,587 pounds of CO2.  To check Hillside’s daily solar activity, click this link:


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