Kids Clubs for Winter through Spring

We have some new and exciting changes for Kids Clubs this winter! Bus service home will be available to all students attending clubs on Mondays and Fridays. In addition, scholarships are available for all clubs. Students will be dismissed from their classrooms to the cafeteria for a quick snack before clubs start at 3:45. Clubs… Read More »

Literature Night 2018 Presents Every Hero Has a Story

Due to inclement weather the Literature Night 2018 kick-off meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, 1/10 at 6:30 pm before the PTA meeting, in the HES library. Literature Night Event: February 23, 2018 Want to volunteer? Have questions? Have ideas? Email: This year’s theme: Every Hero Has A Story! Come find out how you… Read More »

Hooray for 2018! Save the Dates

January 10: PTA meeting (Topic: Advocacy and Technology in classrooms) January 15: MLK Jr birthday- schools closed January 19: Marking period ends- 3 hours early dismissal January 24: Choir Concert January 25: Winter Concert Band and Chorus February 19: Presidents Day- Schools Closed February 21: PTA meeting February 23: Literature Night March 3: HedgiePalooza 2018… Read More »

Congrats to Mrs. Price’s 4th Grade Class

Congratulations to Mrs. Price’s 4th grade class for turning in the most completed envelopes during the Invest in Hillcrest Fall Envelope Campaign fundraising drive! This campaign earned the PTA almost $3,700! Mrs. Price’s class enjoyed a pizza party to celebrate their victory! Thank you to everyone for participating!

Make Your Original Works Online Orders Soon

Your child has been working on an art project at school. You now have the opportunity to purchase items with that piece of artwork printed on them. These items make great gifts for relatives at the holidays! You can order online or manually. The online orders will be delivered sooner. Online orders are due by… Read More »

Come to the Dec. 6th PTA Meeting

PLEASE JOIN US… Dec. 6th @ 7 p.m. PTA Meeting Special topics for parents of kindergarteners, including a speaker from the Maryland 529 college savings plan. Kindergarten teachers will attend. If parents have specific topics they would like covered by them, email: Babysitting will be provided.

Catonsville Chess Tournament

The event is Saturday, December 2 at 1 p.m. The tournament is open to all students K-8, you don’t have to be a member of the chess club. Advanced registration is a good idea. Cost: $33 if paid before noon on Tuesday 11/28, $38 from then until Friday at noon.

American Education Week

Hillcrest Elementary is empowering every child, every day! Please join us for American Education Week from November 13-16th Teachers are planning interactive, hands-on activities to showcase exciting learning happening every day! Parent Sessions: Session 1 – How to help your child at home with nightly reading. Session 2 – STAT Teacher Online resources with BCPSOne.… Read More »

Come to International Night on November 10th

Come Explore the World on November 10th! This Friday is International Night! Learn about different cultures! Try African and Irish dancing! Enjoy new foods! Something for everyone in your family! Epik Kids in Action will be collecting small boxes of protein bars to include in “blessing bags” that are being compiled for a youth organization… Read More »

Updates from Hillcrest PTA on Facebook

News from our School Counselors!

This coming Tuesday, January 23rd, is a Hillcrest Elementary Spirit Day. The theme is Literacy day so please remind students to dress as their favorite book character.
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The Maker Lab is getting a little bare. Please consider sending in your cardboard, paper towel and TP rolls, cleaned out plastic containers, extra beads and buttons, popsicle sticks, chop sticks, straws, and anything else you think will spark creativity in our students. Donations can be dropped in Mrs.Capka’s room or the Maker Lab.

Thanks so much!
The Innovation Team
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Online ticket sales coming soon! March 3, 2018. Who's ready for HedgiePalooza 2018? Here are some photos from past events! ... See MoreSee Less

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Tonight's PTA meeting will focus on Advocacy with a technology presentation from Mr. Sloan, we will NOT be doing any grade level specific presentations from 1st or 2nd grade teachers, that will be postponed to a later meeting. Thanks and hope to see you at 7 for the PTA meeting and 6:30 in the library for the Literature Night meeting! ... See MoreSee Less

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