So You Want to Volunteer for Field Day?

On your marks…get set…GO! Field Day 2022 is on its way, and we need your help to make it extra special. Mrs. Walker and Mr. Weymont REALLY need empty 2-liter bottles and cereal boxes, but the complete list of supplies required to give Hedgies a Field Day to remember is here. And if you’d like… Read More »

Celebrate Earth Day with Hillcrest

This Earth Day, the Hillcrest PTA will collaborate with the Hillcrest Environmental Club to host an afternoon event that will give families a chance to get involved…and maybe get a little dirty! From 4-6 pm on Friday, April 22, Hedgies and their families are welcome to join us near the Kindergarten playground for Earth-friendly service… Read More »

Ice Cream is for Hedgies!

Who Well known for serving up classic flavors along with a constantly evolving roster of delightful, small-batch flavors beloved in Baltimore, Taharka Brothers’ award winning ice cream lineup includes favorites like Honey Graham, Key Lime Pie, and Caramel Crunch. Taharka Brothers is widely known for their unique social mission, focused on creating an impactful, profitable… Read More »

Hillcrest Is Daylighting on March 18

On Friday, March 18, Hillcrest will slow the pace to promote energy conservation. Engaging in low-tech learning and lighting the school with natural light as much as possible, students will be helping Hillcrest meet its conservation goals. Initiatives like going low-tech and daylighting are easy ways to meet our green initiative of energy conservation this… Read More »

Read-a-Thon Results Are In

The results of the 2022 Hillcrest Read-a-thon are in, and Hedgies outdid themselves to log an outstanding 121,675 minutes! Congratulations to all of our readers!! We had 477 total readers, which means fully two thirds of the school participated. And we raised a lot of money to benefit our school. Everyone is a winner at… Read More »

UPDATED! The Read-a-Thon Is Under Way!

Updated 2/11 As we roll into the final two days of the read-a-thon, we’ve already surpassed our goal by 10,000 minutes and it looks very likely that we’ll break 100,000 total minutes logged! Updated 2/10 With three days left to go, we’ve already hit our goal of 87,000 minutes read! How far beyond can we… Read More »

Spread the Love!

The Hillcrest food drive to support Catonsville Emergency Assistance will run January 31st-February 11th. Please help Hillcrest and the PTA show CEA some love by donating non-perishable items to refill the pantry shelves. Collection bins will be in each grade hallway, and each grade has a specific list of items to gather: Pre-K and Kindergarten:… Read More »

Read Hedgies, Read!

After last year’s massive success, the Hillcrest PTA has decided to hold a Read-a-thon again this year! Our first Read-a-thon was incredibly effective at getting students excited about reading. Plus, it gave friends and family the opportunity to encourage their favorite Hedgies to read even more. We collectively logged tens of thousands of minutes, and… Read More »

Words Matter

Do you ever worry that you are using the wrong term to describe someone? We know that language matters, but do we understand the history behind the labels we use? Join us for a conversation about language, identity and labels. Everyone is welcome! This month’s Equity Committee discussion is a collaboration with the Catonsville Middle… Read More »

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