Student Support





 Tom Denton, Director of Guidance, pre K-12
 781-455-0800 (x2130)

 Hillside Guidance 781-455-0461
 Margaret Petrovich (x227)
 Meg Flatley (x227)

Health Services

 Barbara Singer, MSN, RN, NCSN, Director of School Health Services
 (781) 455-0416 (x382)

 Hillside Health Office (781) 455-0461
 Debbie Greiff, R.N. (x228)
The school nurse can be reached by telephone, email or via a dedicated fax line (781-453-5605).  She is also generally available in the Health Office 15 minutes before the start of school and 30 minutes after dismissal.  


Media Center


Nutrition Services

Ruth Griffin, NPS Nutrition Services Director
781-455-0400 (x216)

Social Emotional Learning

Special Education

 Hillside School Special Education 781-455-0461
 Special Education Team Chair: Chanit List

Technology Center


 Shane Marchand, Director of Transportation
 781-455-0400 (x234)

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Hillside Elementary School
28 Glen Gary Road
Needham, MA 02494

Michael Kascak, Principal
Chanit List, Ass’t. Principal and
Special Education Coordinator
Lori Donovan, Lead Secretary

Telephone: 781-455-0461
Fax: 781-455-0857

School Hours
Grades 1 through 5
8:20 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

AM Kindergarten
8:20 a.m. - 11:03 a.m.

PM Kindergarten
12:02 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Early Release
8:20 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Delayed Opening
10:20 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.