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Welcome Letter and Hawk Prep Days 2019-2020

Welcome Letter from Mr. Bednar: English and Español


Info for Hawk Prep Days and Tasks to Complete Prior

The goal of the Hawk Prep days is to help each student be ready to go on the first day of class. Prior to the Hawk Prep days (August 6-8) parents will need to do the following:

  1. Update AeriesExplanation Document and Porthole Link. Complete prior to Hawk Prep Days to ensure getting a locker.
  2. Parent / Student Signoff Sheet: This can be downloaded, completed, and returned on Hawk Prep Days. If it is not completed, a copy will be provided at the entrance of the cafeteria to be complete then. 
  3. Turn in any immunization documentation.
  4. HMS Student Store access  Pre-purchase. If you want to avoid lines and purchase online. (20 discount on most items July 29th – August 4th only) Use Google Chrome or Firefox. DO NOT use Safari or Internet Explorer. Purchases during Hawk Prep Days (August 6 – 8th) will be on campus only and without the 20% discount.
    1. Locker Lock – New students
    2. Agenda Book
    3. Spirit Shirt
    4. PE Clothes
    5. Dance Shirt (only for students in Dance classes)
    6. Yearbook
  5. Clothing sizes: There will be a fitting display in the Cafeteria if you are unsure about what size to purchase for your child.
  6. Lockers. 6th and 8th Grade locker dimensions (29” tall, 11 ¾” wide, 13.3/4” deep). 7th Grade Locker dimensions (23 ½” tall, 12” wide, 11” deep)
  7. Books: Be prepared to carry your textbooks back to your car as you leave campus on Hawk Prep day.

Summer Office Hours

Hillside Middle School PTSA Shopping Programs

Support Hillside PTSA with things you already buy! 

For More Information, Click HERE or read below. 


Super easy way to raise money for our school.


Simply download the app on your phone and snap pictures of your receipts and you’re done! Groceries, Target, Walmart, Costco...all the things you already buy.


How it works- Each receipt earns Roo points- even purchases under $10- and Shoparoo will issue a check to Hillside PTSA based on points earned.  All you have to do is take a picture...the rest is taken care of.


Note- Just make sure you upload at least one receipt every three months. You have up to two weeks to snap a photo after the purchase was made. You can even set up reminders in your phone on a weekly basis.

Link your Amazon account and starting your shopping at and Hillside PTSA will receive 0.5 percent of the purchase price of eligible purchases.


Sign up here to link your account.

Looking for holiday cards? Need a personalized photo gift for the grandparents? Create and purchase photo books, cards, and more from Shutterfly, Tiny Prints, and Wedding Paper Divas.

Hillside PTSA receives 13 percent of the sales made through the link.

Just click below and shop away.

Do you eat out? Escrip Dine is a super easy way to raise money for Hillside. All you have to do it link your debit/credit card and the rest is done for you. Hillside PTSA will earn 2.5% back in contributions right away and an additional 2.5% if you review your experience.

Simply link your credit and debit cards to your eScrip and you are done.

Sign up now  

List of restaurants near Simi Valley

Every time a member shops for groceries and swipes their card, Hillside PTSA automatically starts earning a rebate. Ralphs will pay on a quarterly basis based on the following monthly qualifying purchases per household: 1%  Up to $200 per month of eligible purchase, 2% of the amount over $200, 3% of the amount over $350, 4% of the amount over $500

Be sure to register your club card.    Enrollment Instructions

Want to make healthier choices for the family? Sign up for the MightyFix Subscription box for only $10 a month and one dollar goes to Hillside PTSA.  

What you get-  For $10/month, parents will receive one amazing product each month that helps their family live healthier and greener while earning $1 a month for Hillside PTSA. The product is always worth more than $10 retail, ships free and you get free shipping on anything else you add to your box of our over 2,000 products each month when you ship them with your MightyFix. Examples include kitchen items, lunch gear, toys, baby products, cleaning supplies, and personal care products at a great value

Mabel’s Labels’ program gives 20 percent of sales of customized labels and other products back to Hillside PTSA. These labels are great if your child participates in sports, dance, or other activities where everyone has the same item. You can access the site in two ways.

  1. Go to and choose “Hillside PTSA” from the School/Organization list.

  2.  Visit, press the “Support A Fundraiser” button and choose “Hillside PTSA” from the list.



Hosting Japanese student flyer:  Click Here

Womack's Baseball Academy flyer:  Click Here

Spring Break Cooking Flyer: Click Here

NFL Flag VC & Cheer Flyer:  Click Here

Finance for Students Flyer:  Click Here

SV Vipers Youth Basketball Flyer:  Click Here

Math Competition Flyer:  Click Here

Rainbow Girls Flyer:  Click Here

I9 Spring Sports Flyer:  Click Here

Mathnasium flyer: Click Here

SV Cultural Association SPECTRUM Collaborative ARTS flyer:  Click Here

LONG BALL Hitting Academy sports flyer:  Click Here 

Sandbox-Computers for Kids flyer:  Click Here

Aeries Data Confirmation

PARENTS- Please complete the Aeries Data Confirmation process. If you need help with this process, please review the step by step process by clicking HERE.

Learn More about Pathways

Hillside Middle School leads Simi Vallley with our diverse offering featuring 14 different CTE Pathways. Each of the career technical pathways leads directly into programs offered at the high schools . From Arts and Performance to Computer Science and Engineering, learn more about our courses and your choices . Plan well to earn priority enrollment at Santa Susanna High and bypass the lottery. 

Hillside Master Calendar

The Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital, pregnancy, or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Regular Office Hours

Monday to Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

2019 LCAP Student Survey

A California Gold Ribbon School


On Tuesday, April 18th, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson named Hillside Middle School, AKA Hillside STEAM Academy, a California Gold Ribbon School!  This high achievement is recognition by the state that Hillside has created an amazing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) focused curriculum that impacts all students.  Our 8 Pathways, high test scores, Portfolio, innovative bell schedule, dynamic and involved students and parents, and most of all, a highly professional and dedicated staff, are not just our bragging points, but are now a state recognized model program.  


Thank you to the entire Hillside and Simi Valley community for helping make Hillside a California Gold Ribbon School.

¿Necesita comunicarse en Español?

Attención Padres de Familia, la escuela tiene asistencia en Español.

Preguntas, Llamadas de Asistencia, etc. Pueden comunicarse con la Sra. Ruth Good al (805) 520-6810, ext. 1023, De Lunes a Jueves de 7:30 A.M. a 12:30 P.M.

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2019 Yearbook Sold Out

Preorders for 2019-2020 Yearbooks will go live online this summer. The link below will take you to order when we go live.


Don't wait any longer to preorder the 2019-2020 yearbook. Order now before it is too late.  Our book has sold out for the last seven years in a row. Order now to guarantee you will own those memories forever. Order forms available in the office.



“Hillside Middle School did not offer competitive athletics as that term is defined by Education Code Section 221.9 (e) in the 2015-2016 school year.”