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Drumline presents free community performance - April 1
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Hilton High School Drumline
The Hilton HS Drumline will present a free community performance at the Hilton High School on Saturday, April 1 beginning at 7 p.m. On Sunday, April 2, Hilton will compete in the NYSPC Championships at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse beginning at 2 p.m. The Hilton HS Drumline advanced to the Percussion Scholastic A Finals of the WGI East Percussion Regional... more info

NYS 3-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics Assessment dates
Merton Williams Middle School, Northwood Elementary School, Quest Elementary School, Village Elementary School
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testing sheet
On Tuesday, Mar. 28, Wednesday, Mar. 29, and Thursday, Mar. 30, Hilton CSD will administer the NYS ELA Assessment to all students in grades 3-8.  On Tuesday, May 2, Wednesday, May 3, and Thursday, May 4, the district will administer the NYS Mathematics Assessment to all students in grades 3-8.  It is important to encourage your child to concentrate on... more info

Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program in Hilton – March 30
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Disaster Preparedness Kit
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, State Senator Joseph Robach and Assemblyman Peter Lawrence, have agreed to sponsor a Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program on Thursday, March 30 from 5:30-7 p.m. This free training is hosted by the Hilton Central School District in the District Offices/Quest Auditorium, 225 West Avenue, Hilton. The Citizen Preparedness Corps gives residents the tools and... more info

Mansfield University Woodwind Trio holds master classes for HS music students
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Richard MacDowell conducts a master class in clarinet
Hilton High School had the pleasure of hosting the Mansfield University Faculty Woodwind Trio on Mar. 24. Hilton is one of only two schools in Western NY chosen for the visit. Dr. Susan Laib, Richard MacDowell and Dr. Christine Moulton worked with members of the Symphonia and Wind Ensemble in master classes in oboe/bassoon, clarinet and flute respectively. They completed their visit with a concert... more info

NYSATA Region 2 Student Art Show opens Mar. 24
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Art Show Poster
Student artwork from all five Hilton CSD schools will be featured at the New York State Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) Region 2 Student Show at Roberts Wesleyan College Davison Gallery. The show opens Friday, Mar. 24 from 6-8 p.m. and runs through April 2. Congratulations to the following students whose artwork was submitted by their teachers for the show: Northwood: Joshua Anstett, fourth... more info

Empty Bowls event rescheduled for Wed., April 5
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Empty Bowls Poster
The Elementary Art Department's Empty Bowls event at Village Elementary School has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 5 from 5-7 p.m. Last year’s event raised over $2,400 to fight local and global hunger. Students at all three Hilton elementary schools create bowls that are then displayed the night of the event. For $5, each guest receives a handcrafted bowl of their choice... more info

Athletic Director Giruzzi receives NIAAA State Award of Merit
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Michael Giruzzi
Michael Giruzzi, CAA, director of Physical Education and Athletics at Hilton Central School District, received the 2017 NIAAA State Award of Merit during the New York State Athletic Administrators Association conference on March 16.   This annual award is provided by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), for recognition of meritorious dedication to... more info

Parents - Did you know there is a virtual backpack?
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The Hilton School District website features a virtual backpack where parents can find information about upcoming programs and events throughout the community that may be of interest to children and families. The link can be found under the "Parents" tab at the top of the homepage or just log onto To submit a flyer for approval to be included on the virtual... more info

Cinderella: A Dream Come True - April 7-8
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Hilton HS presents Cinderella
Here is the classic re-telling of the rags-to-riches fairytale of a young girl forced to live with her cruel stepmother and her equally foul daughters. Cinderella's kind and gentle nature, despite her surroundings, makes her a favorite with the three feisty mice who have also taken up residence in the house. Cinderella finds comfort in her dog and in a somewhat forgetful Fairy Godmother. ... more info

Parents Who Host, Lose the Most: Don't be a party to teenage drinking
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Parents play a major role in their children’s choices about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. In a National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University survey to parents and teens, one-third of teen party-goers have been to parties where teens were drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana, or using cocaine, ecstasy or prescription drugs while a parent was present. By age... more info