Didn’t see your teacher in the first list? Check out the addendum! Our teachers have been working harder than ever this year to make things feel as “normal” as they possibly can. If you’re inclined to show these superheroes some extra love as the days get shorter and the children get wilder, we’ve got you… Read More »
Parents and caregivers, we invite your students (and you!) to join us for an afternoon conversation with Betty Kilby Baldwin and Phoebe Kilby, co-authors of Cousins, the story of what happens when a White woman, Phoebe, contacts a Black woman, Betty, saying she suspects they are connected through slavery. Recently profiled in the Baltimore Sun,… Read More »
Need a break? Take the night off and let Peace a Pizza make dinner! Your support in this fundraiser – which includes indoor dining, carry out, and curbside this year – helps us help Hedgies! In order to receive credit for the transaction, you must mention the fundraiser at the time of check out! And… Read More »
Is there something you’d love to chat about? “Getting Comfortable with Uncomfortable Conversations” is the Equity Committee’s monthly opportunity for us to gather, chat and learn about a predetermined topic. Virtual conversations are held the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30, beginning this Tuesday, October 5! Think you’d like to lead a group? Let… Read More »
Beginning this Wednesday, Hillcrest administrators will be available online on the 15th of every month from 5:30-6:00 pm (see below for exceptions). Login into Google Meet with the code HillcrestAdmin to ask questions or broach concerns. If you’re unable to join these sessions, our Administration is always accessible. Email Principal Maria Ramos or Assistant Principals… Read More »
It’s not even a week into the new school year, and we’ve already accomplished so much. Thanks to the organizational finesse of a few parents and the generosity of the entire Hillcrest community, we have managed to secure a HEPA filtration unit for each grade-level and special-area classroom in the building. While not every filter… Read More »
We received so many wonderful entries: there’s obviously a lot of Hedgie love out there. Though the judges had a difficult time choosing which entries most stood out, choose they did. The votes have been counted and we are thrilled to announce the winners of our first (but hopefully not last) Hedgie Gear design contest!… Read More »
When “Asian Cast Member” Bowen Yang took a seat at the Weekend Update desk on Saturday Night Live and implored people to “do more” in the face of anti-Asian hate crimes, he didn’t just mean donate money to the Asian Community Assistance Association gofundme campaign. (Though do so by all means, if you’re able to… Read More »
Ms. Ramos, Hillcrest’s Acting Principal, is hosting two meetings on Wednesday, May 19. The first meeting will take place from 9:00-9:30 a.m. and the second from 6:00-6:30 p.m., via Google Meet. These will be informal question-and-answer sessions for families. Anyone interested in joining should log in with the Meet code Ramoschat2021.
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