HAS PTA Family Picnic (June 1)

Join us for 3rd
HAS PTA Family Picnic

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Where:    Nomahegan Park (picnic area/softball field by playground)
When:     Friday, June 1 (Deadline for HAS Picnic Extended:  Sign up here by the end of this week of 5-21-2018)
Time:     5:00 – 8:30 pm
Cost:      $10/family ( has 60 cent fee, or $10 even for cash, or checks payable to HAS PTA). In case of inclement weather, the event will be cancelled and you can request a refund.

If you prefer to send a check or cash in, please do so in a sealed envelope labeled HAS PTA Family Picnic. Thank you! We are so excited for our third PTA family picnic. The PTA will supply the food- hamburgers, hot dogs, side salads and watermelon. This year The Kona-Ice Truck will be there again!! Please bring your own drinks (non-alcoholic) and chairs! This is old school fun. Let the kids play while the parents catch up! We will have the ball field and playground.

Softball game with teachers has been cancelled, sorry!



8th Grade Photos Needed (May 24)

Calling all HAS parents!
We need photos of your graduating 8th grader for the class night slideshow

Please send in photos/video of school/sports/field trip related events.  Pictures from Kindergarten through 8th grade.  Submission of group photos with other students from the 8th grade class is encouraged.

NO family photos, please.

Email photos in jpg file type and/or Video in .mov or .mp4 format (no more than 10 seconds) to Christine Hoffman and Ichi Chen at
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Send in photos in an envelope with your child, mark it Class night slideshow and give it to Mr. Maloney.
If you want your photo back, please indicate “Return to – your child’s name” on the envelope

Photo submission deadline is May 24th

Children love to see their pictures on the screen.  We don’t want anyone left out!  Please participate!
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8th Grade Pool Party (June 8)

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Clothing Drive (June 9)

Clothing Drive 2018


K-8 Pool Party (June 15)

June 15, 2018
Centennial Ave Pool
8 pm – 10 pm

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Come celebrate another fantastic year at Hillside Avenue School by attending our annual K-8 Pool Party at Centennial Avenue Pool.
Hillside Avenue Students and Families welcome.

Students must be accompanied by an adult. This is not a drop-off event. Thank you!


5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony (June 18)

4th and 5th grade parents are encouraged to sign up

Our fifth graders are leaving elementary school and heading for middle school. Every year we celebrate them with a ceremony in the auditorium and a reception in the gym. 5th Grade Parents bring the treats and 4th Grade Parents volunteer. 5th grade parents, please bring items that do not have to be brought the morning of to the main office labeled “5th Grade Moving Up” the week before. We can refrigerate items like the butter and cream cheese. Foods such as bagels, cupcakes and munchkins, please bring to the gym at drop-off time on the morning of Moving Up.
Thank you so much!

*Please make sure all treats brought in are nut free


8th Grade Class Night – 7th grade parent volunteers needed (June 20)

7th Grade Parents, please sign up

Please support our graduating 8th graders by making their class night extra special. Seventh grade parents are asked to donate treats for the big night so that 8th grade parents can focus on their graduate. This fine tradition will continue and you’ll be the beneficiary of this kindness next year!


8th Grade Dance (June 20)

The 8th grade graduation dance is here!

We need your help to make it a success. Please consider donating chips, pretzel, water…or your time!  Sign up at

Let’s make this a night for the 8th graders to remember. Thanks for your help!


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Cranford Kids Give Back (Ongoing)

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