Dress Code - Students
On June 27, 2005, The Board of Education voted unanimously to make the wearing of school uniforms (navy blue bottoms and white tops) mandatory for all students in grades K-8. Therefore students are required to wear their uniforms each and everyday, on P.E. days the students may wear navy blue sweat pants and a white shirt. To be exempt from the uniform policy, parents/ guardian must submit a letter to the Superintendent of Schools requesting exemption from the uniform policy for good cause. In the event that your child is allowed exclusion from wearing a uniform, keep in mind that dress must dress must be clean and neat. Dress may not be destructive or disruptive to the school environment, present a threat to safety and health, or violate the law.
The following items of attire should not be worn in school:
- Bare midriffs, halters, tank tops and articles of clothing which display excessive nudity. The shirt and/or blouse must meet the pants and/or jeans, trousers, slacks, skirts.
- Excessively short shorts. Mid thigh to knee are acceptable.
- Any article which is excessively soiled.
- Any articles which display indecent writing, pictures or slogans.
- Non-prescription sunglasses.
- Any article which could cause damage to self, other persons or property.
- Hats, bandanas, sweat bands or head coverings (unless religious) may not be worn in classrooms.
- Backless sandals, flipflops
Failure to comply with the dress code policy as it pertains to uniforms may result in exclusion from all school activities. (i.e. Field trips, dances, etc).
Incoming Grade 5 Summer Reading Activities.pdf
Please click in the link for the summer reading and summer activities information
IF YOU SUSPECT BULLYING
Bullying can have serious effects, including problems with feelings and schoolwork. If you think your child may be the victim of a bully:
• Respond with care and love, stay calm
• Note details about the bullying, what, when, where and who.
• Share your concerns with the principal or your child’s teacher, they are here to help.
Effective January 5, 2011 the State of New Jersey approved a “New Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Law”.
To view the entire law visit:
student handbook 2014-2015.doc
Click on the link to read the student handbook
Uniform exchange flyer.pdf
Si usted necesita algún documento en el idioma español,por favor contacte a la escuela.
Welcome to the Hillside Public School’s Genesis Parent Portal
The Gradebook module in the parent portal is now available. Gradebook gives parents real-time access to view their child's class assignment grades. The web site, parents.hillsidek12.org, will provide you with the information you need to access your child's attendance and academic records. Information will continually be updated. In order to create user accounts and passwords, you must email:
- your first and last name
- your child/ren’s names
- your email address
Please email this information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt of your information, you will electronically receive instructions to set up an account.
Report Cards will no longer be routinely mailed. If you do not have internet access, contact your child’s school. Arrangements will be made for you to receive a hard copy of the report card.
Any questions or concerns please call the main office.
Parents it is very important that we have current contact numbers for your children. Many times the phone numbers we have are disconnected or changed, in the event of an emergency we need to be able to contact you.
Please remember to call the school at 908-352-7664 Ext. 7400 when your child will be absent.