Meet the Team

Bill Newman

Bill NewmanASSISTANT HEAD FOR ENROLLMENT & PLACEMENT
CONTACT BILL:
P: (508) 485-3483
E: BNEWMAN@HILLSIDESCHOOL.NET

Bill Newman serves as Hillside School's Assistant Head for Enrollment and Placement. He brings more than 20 years of experience in independent school enrollment and financial aid to his work with current and prospective Hillside students. Bill holds an M.A. in Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University, a B.A. in English and Art History from Sarah Lawrence College, and a B.F.A. from the Portland School of Art. He is committed to enrolling a diverse student body, designing quality programs for international students, and stewarding families through the admission process with compassion and dedication. Bill, an avid skier, lives on campus in Emerson House.

Sean Hayes

Sean Hayes
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSION
CONTACT SEAN:
P: (508) 303-5709
E: SHAYES@HILLSIDESCHOOL.NET

Sean joined the Admission Office in 2013 as the Senior Associate Director of Admission. He is a graduate of Tufts University where he earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts after attending St. Mark's School. Sean previously served as the Associate Director of Admission and Athletic Liaison at Becker College. Prior to that, Sean worked at The Winchendon School as a teacher, coach and advisor and spent his last three years there as the Associate Director of Admissions.

Rachel Nicholson

Associate Director of Admission and Placement
CONTACT Rachel:
P: (508) 481-0287
E: Rnicholson@hillsideschool.net

Rachel Nicholson serves as Hillside School’s Associate Director of Enrollment and Placement. A native of Newton, MA, Rachel holds an M.A. in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art and a B.A. in Art History from Vassar College. Prior to joining Hillside's Admissions Office, Rachel worked at the St. Stephen’s School in Italy, a private, international boarding school where she taught Art History and History and served as the Director of Alumni Relations.

Bianca Cargill

Bianca Cargill
Administrative Assistant for Admission
P: (508) 485-3483
E: Bcargill@hillsideschool.net

Bianca joined Hillside's admissions team in December, 2016 and is excited to be at the school after several years in the Boston and New York art worlds. She is a graduate of Suffield Academy, and received a B.A in Art History from Providence College, and a M.A. in American Art from Sotheby's Institute of Art. Bianca lives in Boston and enjoys running along the Charles River, cooking, and traveling.