Hillcrest

Our Favorite Place To Be

160 Hillcrest Ave

Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-292-2240

Fax: 973-292-2236

iReady

Click here to learn more about iReady https://youtu.be/Ic7S2MUY0bs 
 
 Here is a guide for using iReady at home and a sheet to track progress!  Home Guide    Progress Tracker

Hillcrest Happenings

2/3/17 - Jersey/Team Colors Day 
              - Super Bowl Fun in Physical Education
 
2/10/17 - i-Ready reports sent home to families
 
2/13-2/17 - Healthy Heart Week - Physical Education classes
  
2/14/17 - Valentine's Day
 
2/15/17 - HSA Read-a-Thon begins
 
2/20-2/21 - No School - Mid Winter Break
 
2/24/17 - HSA Read-a-Thon ends
 
2/24/17 - Six Flags Read to Succeed Logs due
 
2/24/17 - Report Cards sent home to families
 
2/24/17 - Spirit Day
 
 
 
 
 
 

Common Core Information

Please see these links for information about the Common Core and the PARCC:
http://www.corestandards.org/ 
http://www.state.nj.us/education/sca/toolkit/CCSSNJBrochure.pdf
http://achievethecore.org/ 

Anti-Bullying Contacts

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Morris School District
Anti-Bullying Coordinator:
Deb Engelfried
973-292-2123
debora.engelfried@msdk12.net
 
Hillcrest School
Anti-Bullying Specialist:
Bryn Markovich
973-292-2240
bryn.markovich@msdk12.net 
 
 
 
 

Hillcrest News

Second graders were challenged to design chain reactions using Maker Space STEM kits.  Students collaborated, designed and tested the chain reactions.  Improvements and redesigns were part of the learning process!  

 
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Last week, Hillcrest students kicked off Computer Science Education Week by learning how to program BeeBots.  The little robots were funded by the MEF grant: Books, Bytes and Bots, which is helping to create maker spaces in the Morris School District's K-5 schools. This week students are working on the Hour of Code, learning the foundations of computer programming through fun, age-appropriate games on www.code.org.
Beebot  

UPCOMING EVENTS

Child Find

The Morris School District Board of Education Regulation 2460.1 contains the language “All pupils with disabilities, who are in need of special education and related services, … regardless of the severity of their disabilities, must be located, identified and evaluated according to N.J.A.C. 6A:14-3.3.”  If you are concerned that your child (of any age) may have a disability that impacts or will impact their ability to succeed in school, please contact your child’s teacher or the building principal to learn about the resources available to help your child.  This link will provide more information for you: http://www.state.nj.us/education/specialed/childfind/fact_sheet.pdf
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