Frequently Asked Questions
SCHOOL HOURS: M – Th: 8:25 - 3:15 Friday: 8:25 -1:30
Parents and students have direct access to the following numbers:
At the recorded greeting:
To report an absence - dial 1001
To speak to the registrar - dial 1013
To speak to a counselor - dial 1015
To speak to the principal's secretary - dial 1000
For additional departments - dial 0
- If you are absent - have your parent call the office or bring a note to the office when you return to school. See Student Attendance and Exemption from School Policy
- Information about Snow Closure/Delayed Start/Early Release Parents are asked not to call the school or the district office. Telephones will be used for emergencies.
- If you have a problem with your locker - go to class first, then ask the teacher to let you report it to the office for help.
- Parents: If you need to contact your child - please call the office. The student may use the office phone to return a call from a parent or guardian, or in the case of an emergency, use a classroom phone. Note: Cell phones are not allowed at school and will be confiscated.
- If you need to leave for an appointment - take a note from home to the office. Your parent or guardian must pick you. If your parent or guardian chooses to have a friend, relative, or neighbor pick you up, his or her name must appear on your registration card.
- If you arrive after the start of school - bring a note from home and check in at the office before going to class.
- If you need to pay fees or fines - see the Finance Secretary in the office.
- If you become sick while at school - let your teacher know, then check with the attendance office to call your parent or guardian. We prefer that ill students do not walk home or use UTA, but with parent permission we will release them.
- If you have lost or found something - check with Attendance Office staff member to help you with access to Lost and Found.
- If you have concerns, problems, or questions and don't know who to ask or where to turn - go to the Counseling Center and sign up for an appointment.
- If your child has special needs - here is some information regarding the 504 Policy
- Parents: If your child is registering to attend Hillside - You can download from this site most of the necessary registration forms which can be filled out before you meet with the registrar.
- STILL HAVE A QUESTION? - check the student handbook for more information.
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