Back to School Night for 3-5th Grade is Today!

We hope to see you today (Sept. 19) for grades 3-5. Ready for Back to School Night Round 2?! The PTA is! Don’t forget to Invest in Hillcrest! We are giving away two gift baskets worth $200 each! Thanks to all that support our teachers, our courtyard, cultural assemblies, field trips and numerous other activities.… Read More »

Charm City Run Kids X-Country Series Today, September 17th

Hello all! As a new initiative for the Hillcrest Healthy Hedgies we are hoping to promote local wellness activities in the Catonsville area that can motivate our students/children to understand the importance of healthy exercise, healthy eating, healthy sleep and healthy lifestyle. Our first event that we would like to promote is this Sunday, the… Read More »

Back to School Night Tonight and Next Week

We hope to see you today (Sept. 12) for grades 1-2* and Sept. 19 for grades 3-5. Doors open at 6 p.m. * Please note that Kindergarten participation is optional. If parents want to come to PTA portion, they are welcome but K teachers will not be present.

Register Now for After-School Kids Clubs

Kids Clubs has a new registration process this year. Each club will have its own registration link. If your child is on a free or reduced meal program and would like a discount code to register for a club, please email us at and we can provide that for you. Only one club discount… Read More »

Giant A+ Rewards Program

Dear Parents: Welcome back to the start of a new school year and to a new year of A+ School Rewards! Beginning in October, Hillcrest Elementary School – 01572 has the opportunity to participate in and earn CASH from A+ School Rewards, a great fundraising program run through your local Giant! PLEASE NOTE: You DO… Read More »

Mark Your Calendars for Back to School Night

Back to School Night is soon! Ready or not, Hillcrest doors open for the 2017/2018 school year in one week! The administrators, teachers, staff, and PTA have been hard at work preparing for a great year. One of the first events of the year is Back to School Night. It is an opportunity for you… Read More »

Hillcrest Spirit Wear Orders are in!

Pick up your orders in the main hallway at Hillcrest Elementary Monday, June 5th at the following times: 1 to 3 p.m. 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. Questions: contact or ** Please note: This is for orders already placed; no new orders will be processed.

Days of Taste

If your 4th grade child came home last week wanting kale, fetta, blueberries, and lemon – and then shared fascinating facts about honeybees – he/she participated in the Days of Taste at Hillcrest over the last two weeks. Days of Taste is an educational food program that brings together professional chefs and farmers with elementary… Read More »

The final days of the school year…

Today — Fun run during specials June 5 — Kindergarten picnic June 6 — Roald Dahl Day June 7 — 5th grade picnic June 8 — 2nd grade Charlotte’s Web Fair June 9 — 1st grade picnic June 8 — 5th grade closing ceremony at CHS at 7p.m. June 12 & 13 — School closes… Read More »

Updates from Hillcrest PTA on Facebook

Check out all these Healthy Hedgies running in the Charm City Run XC race this past weekend! Come learn about the Healthy Hedgie Committee and all the other great PTA committees tonight at Back to Scool Night (3rd-5th). Doors open at 6! ... See MoreSee Less

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Back to School Night for grades 3-5 is tonight from 6 PM to 8 PM! Come meet our new principal, Mrs. Lynch, learn about curriculum in grades 3 through 5 from our amazing teachers and learn more about our PTA! You will also have the opportunity to Invest in Hillcrest, donations can be made via paypal, Venmo, credit card, cash or check. Kids in Action is also collecting canned goods for the Catonsville Emergency Assistance Shelter. Here is the schedule for tonight:

6 PM: Doors Open
6:15 PM to 6:35 PM: Cafeteria- Greetings & Intro from Mrs. Lynch and Staff
6:35 PM to 6:55 PM: PTA General meeting
7 PM to 7:30 PM: Session 1
7:35 PM to 8:05 PM: Session 2
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Ready for Back to School Night Round 2?! The PTA is! Don't forget to Invest in Hillcrest! We are giving away two gift baskets worth $200 each! The first gift basket winner to be announced soon! Thanks to all that support our teachers, our courtyard, cultural assemblies, field trips and numerous other activities. See you this TUESDAY NIGHT FROM 6 PM TO 8 PM! ... See MoreSee Less

Invest in Hillcrest at Back to School Night TONIGHT and your name will be entered to win this AWESOME gift basket donated by Meg & Marybeth and the Beacon Home Team! Gift basket is valued at almost $200 and includes two tickets to HedgiePalooza on March 3rd, 2018! Make your donation here or bring a check, cash or credit card tonight! Remember: we do not ask parents to sell wrapping paper, food kits or any other merchandise where we only make a fraction of the profit. We instead ask for direct contributions to the Hillcrest PTA to pay for our amazing courtyard, cultural assemblies, teacher stipends, Literature Night, and countless other activities that benefit our students every day! We hope to see you tonight at Back to School Night! Doors open at 6 PM! This event is for Grades 1 & 2. (kindergarten parents are welcome to attend the PTA meeting but note K teachers will not be present).

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