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6469 Guthrie Way

North Highlands, CA 95660

Office: (916) 566-1860

Fax: (916) 566-1861


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Our Mission

Hillsdale School reaffirms that our community's most valuable resource is its children, therefore, our purpose is to create an atmosphere which affords all children an opportunity to reach their maximum potential.

Our goal is to provide a quality educational program. We welcome you and encourage your participation in all aspects of the school. We can be most effective by working together. Your efforts and interest in your child's education make an important difference.



Contact: Michelle Dice for questions

566-1860 or 5th grade



We're Listening! Have your voice heard!

We're listening! Every voice matters! Add your voice to help inform our LCAP by participating in our Thought Exchange at: 


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Upcoming Events



Friday, March 16 - No School


Monday, March 26 - Monday, April 2 - Spring Break

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Protected Learning Time

If you would like to speak with your child's teacher, please make a prior arrangement with the teacher. During school-time hours, teachers place a high priority on completing lessons within the state's required minutes. Unscheduled interruptions into the classroom disrupt the lesson and learning environment.


For an appointment, please call 566-1860.

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Hillsdale Vision

Hillsdale Elementary strives to be a community of life-long learners where: with the support of parents, community, staff and peers we will provide a safe, friendly, caring environment where each person will flourish, take risks, be secure and grow in knowledge, confidence, love and respect.


We believe:

*that all people can learn and grow

*that all people learn and teach best in a postitive, supportive and trusting environment

*that all people have potential and unique talents and styles to contribute


In this envirnoment, we envision that we, and our students will:

*be responsible, empowered, self-motivated, productive learners, thinkers and decision-makers

*value and respect ourselves and others

*cooperate and communicate as members of a team and assume appropriate leadership roles

*cultivate a balance of academic, social, physical and emotionaly growth

*play an active role in the technological world

*demonstrate global awareness


We are a community who believes that education is the key to success in preparing for the future!

Home of the Huskies

Office Hours:

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday --  8:15 am - 2:57 pm

Early Out Wednesday - 8:15 am - 12:57 pm

Phone Number: 566-1860

Student Portal to Math/Reading

To be able to see what we are working on for Math and English Language Arts:



2017-2018 Calendar

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SWUN Math Parent Connection

SWUN Math is our supplemental math curriculum. Click on the link to access SWUN Math material.  




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Mrs. Scott-Femenella

Mrs. Scott-Femenella

Hillsdale's Principal

Renee Scott-Femenella is the Principal of both Hillsdale and WPCS Eastside Campus.  She has been a principal since 1995. She served Dos Rios School from 1995-2001 and Northwood School from 2001 to 2012. She believes in the power of family involvement making a difference in the success of our children. Together, Hillsdale staff, families and students make a great team!

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Twin Rivers Unified School District Nondiscrimination Statement


Twin Rivers  Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.



If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or rudy.puente@twinriversusd.org. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.



If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Dr. Jacqueline Perez, 916-566-1736 or Jacqueline.perez@twinriversusd.org . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.





On Tuesday, March 13, the Twin Rivers school board met during regular session at the District Office.


Click on the link for meeting highlights.


Twin Rivers Unified has a Seal of Biliteracy program. The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school, district, or state in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.


Approximately 130 students districtwide will take Seal of Biliteracy language exam today, March 13. Languages include Farsi, French, Hmong, Lao, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.


Since 2014, 367 Twin Rivers students have received the Seal of Biliteracy


Dear Parents and Families,


Students around the country are planning to walk out of classrooms over the next two months to protest gun violence and advocate for tougher gun-control laws.


Click on the link to read more ...