Category Archives: Invest in Hillcrest

Eat Pizza, Help Hedgies!

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 »

Thank You, Hillcrest!

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 »

Announcing the Hillcrest Elementary School Read-a-thon!

Over 85,000 Minutes Read!! final total, updated 3/8, 8:00 am We are excited to announce the Hillcrest Elementary School Read-a-thon fundraiser. Our Read-a-thon was created to bring students together with family and friends to encourage reading, build literacy skills and support our school. The Read-a-thon promises to be a fun, exciting journey for all participants… Read More »

Warm Up with Hedgie Gear!

Temperatures are dropping…get cozy, Hedgie style! All sales of this (and every) Hedgie Gear design go straight to supporting everything the PTA does to support our students and school! Shop now at

Hedgie Gear Is Here!

Looking to freshen up your wardrobe? Need a new hoodie for the fall? Visit the new Hedgie Gear shop at! All proceeds benefit the Hillcrest Elementary School PTA.

Peace A Pizza Fundraiser!

Save the date for a PTA fundraiser at Peace a Pizza: Thursday, November 5th, from 3-7 pm! To place orders, call 410-747-2255 or 410-747-2299. Visit to view the menu. ·        Curbside pick-up only. Orders must be called in and will be brought out to your vehicle.   ·        In order for Hillcrest to receive credit for the… Read More »

And the Winners Are…

Congratulations to Andrew & Annie Sunderland and Dennis McElgunn & Laura Holland, the winners of our Back to School Night Prize Drawing for Invest in Hillcrest! Their HedgiePalooza gift package includes a $50 gift card to Catonsville Gourmet, 2 tickets to March 4th’s HedgiePalooza adult’s only event, raffle tickets for the “barrel of cheer” at… Read More »

Invest in Hillcrest at Back to School Night

We hope you will join us at Back to School Night on Tuesday, September 6 at 6:30 pm (for grades K-2 parents) and on Tuesday, September 13 at 6:30 pm (for grades 3-5 parents). Make your Invest in Hillcrest contribution on or before Back to School Night to be entered to win a Hillcrest Hedgie… Read More »

Hedgiepalooza 2016

Hedgiepalooza is an adult-only night including live bands (whose members happen to be Hillcrest parents) silent auction, photo booth, and much more! New this year, we added a DJ and a special musical guest to the mix! Tickets are selling fast – be sure to get yours today! DATE:                        SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016 WHERE:                    ROLLING ROAD GOLF CLUB – 814… Read More »

We Did It!

BEST. FAMILIES. EVER! Back to School Nights and Spirit Nights: $24,400 Hedgie ticket sales: $7,800 Hedgie Silent Auction: $9,320 Hedgie Teacher auction: $2,170 An outstanding school with amazing teachers: PRICELESS TOTAL MONEY RAISED 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR: $43,690 Thank you for all you do to make Hillcrest a wonderful environment for our kids. The money raised… Read More »