"Frankenstein" Scares Laughs into the Crowd

     This spring, the Drama Club presented Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein this weekend, April 11 through April 13.  This comedic adaptation of the classic monster had the audience laughing from beginning to end.  Joseph Mosinho played the young Doctor Frankenstein, who did not want anything to do with his grandfather's legacy of creating life out of death.  When he inherits his family's estate, he returns to Transylvania where he is inspired to create life.  Frankenstein creates a monster that is set loose upon the town and must find a way to stop the creature from making the same mistakes his grandfather made.  

     Mosinho's stellar performance portrayed the shift in his character from shame for his family to proud.  The monster was played by Jeremiah Samedi.  He added comic relief to the show and stole the stage each time he was present.  Javonica Latimore was Inga, Frankenstein's assistant.  Her ability to sing is outstanding.  The character Elizabeth was played by Zoe Treffinger, who did a convincing rendition of a self-centered aristocrat.  Frau Blucher's portrayal by Lunie Leo created a foil for Inga with Leo's stern presence onstage.  Lastly, Jesse Gonnerman played Igor.  His performance added humor to the scenes from the moment he arrived.  

Photo Credit:  Mr. Frisch

Winter Dance

Comets Win Back to Back Championships

Comets trounced the Manasquan Warriors on Saturday, November 17, 2018 winning the NJSIAA Central Group II championship.  The game ended with a score of 36 - 10.  Shadon Willis helped to seal the game by catching an interception and running it back 48 yards to score a touchdown.  The final game will be on December 1, 2018 at 4:05 p.m. at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  The Comets are hoping to bring home another trophy from the South-Central Group II Bowl Game.  Go Comets!

For more pictures from the game, visit Union News Daily.

Pumpkin Carving Contest 2018

On October 24, 2018, the Future Business Leaders of America, FBLA, hosted a Pumpking Carving Contest.  The winners were:

1st place -- Laura Martinez with Brains

2nd place -- Anjel Aponte with Shadow Cat

3rd place -- Osarenogae Omuigui with Halloween at Night.


Color Run 2018

On September 22, 2018, Hillside High School hosted its second annual Color Run.  Participants met on the track behind Hillside High School and walked or ran four laps as color was splattered on their white shirts.  Gillean Thompson was the first to cross the finish line and won $100.  Afterwards, a carnival was held in the teacher's lot on Saturday and Sunday.  Blow up bounce houses and giant slides were available for younger students.  Carnival games, like "Krazy Kats," were enjoyed by many, who won a prize every time.   

Are you 16?

Are you ready to learn how to drive?  

If so, see Mr. Hopke about

Behind the Wheel Driver Education. 

You must be 16 and have passed the written state exam from the NJMVC to participate.  Details and paperwork can be obtained in the gymnasium.

Spirit Week

Pajama Day

Sports Team Tuesday

Wacky Wednesday

Throwback Thursday

School Spirit Day


Senior Prom

14-19 JUN

Final Exams


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