Clubs and organizations

Eagle Council

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Hillside’s Eagle Council is the student council body at Hillside Academy. The Eagle Council is a group of elected 4th and 5th graders. These volunteers work together with Mrs. Morse, faculty advisor, to give students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities and service projects. In addition to planning and/or helping with events that contribute to the betterment of the school and community welfare, the Eagle Council is the voice of the student body encouraging student/faculty/community relations.

 Through projects and activities, the Eagle Council works to:

  • Promote Citizenship
  • Promote Scholarship
  • Promote Leadership
  • Promote Human Relations
  • Promote Cultural Values

Eaglebots Robotics stay tuned...

We are so excited that we now have a new opportunity for our scholars: Hillside's Eaglebots robotics team. Fourth and fifth graders try out for a team, then practice every Monday after school. Teams work together to build a robot to compete in local VEX IQ tournaments. 

Each team designs their robot to score maximum points during the tournament games. Teams also work on programming their robots to run themselves. For more information, please contact one of the faculty sponsors Mrs. Ethridge, Mrs. Dale, or Ms. Eggers.

Robo Eagles robotics team wins judges trophy


Gardening club

Children planting in a small garden

Students in the Gardening club help Mr. Wood maintain our grant-winning school gardens. Any student can be a part of the Gardening club and will help rake, weed, dig, plant, and water gardens, in addition to tending to the ponds. For more information, please contact Mr. Wood.



Hillside singers

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Hillside Academy is fortunate to have an Honor Choir consisting of 4th and 5th grade students who have a passion for singing. The Hillside Honor Choir is open to any 4th and 5th grade student who wishes to be a part, and who exhibits responsible behavior at school. The Honor Choir meets every Friday during their regular specials time. 

For more information about the Honor Choir, please contact Ms. O'Bryant