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: hillcrestpta21228@gmail.com. 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. https://skenrichment.com/chess-tournaments/tournaments/product/4481-12-2-catonsville-clash-1-pm-5-pm.html

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 »

Step Afrika! Assembly – Today, November 7th

Step Afrika!, the first professional dance company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, brings a unique energy that will shake the floor and fill the air in the Hillcrest Cafeteria on Tuesday, November 7! Step Afrika! artists use their bodies as instruments and combine footsteps, claps, and spoken words to produce complex rhythms. Stepping is… Read More »

Updates from Hillcrest PTA on Facebook

Last chance to claim lost and found. Any unclaimed items will be sonated Friday afternoon to charity. The items are currently in the cafeteria so encourage your children to take a look. ... See MoreSee Less

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On Friday, May 25th, Hillcrest will have a special Memorial Day morning flag raising. Students who are Scouts are encouraged to wear some or all of their uniforms and everyone is asked to wear red, white and blue. The 3rd-5th graders will participate in an assembly in the afternoon with members of the American Legion to learn more about the American flag. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tuesday, May 22nd is College Spirit Day! Students should wear the colors or clothing to represent a favorite college/university. ... See MoreSee Less

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Did you notice the lovely new landscaping in front of our school this week? The Hillcrest PTA purchased and installed the appealing new plants to keep our school looking great in 21228! Many thanks to Plusen Landscape Architects, HES student Miles Byrd, PTA President Rich Johns and other PTA representatives including Bryn & John Shellenberger, Annie Byrd and Jonathan Weber for making this happen! Thanks a million for your hard work and dedication in beautifying our school! Mother Nature is taking great care of these plants this week! ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to weather, the 1st graders will not be trekking to the Patapsco State Park today. However, the teachers and Fish Release team are going to bring a little bit of the Patapsco to them. 🐟🐚🐢🌻 ... See MoreSee Less

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