Category Archives: PTA-sponsored events

Leveraging Privilege and Tools to Disrupt Bigotry Over the Holidays with Courtney Jones Carney, MBA

Join us Monday, November 23, at 7:30 pm to learn how to use privilege to fight racism at the holiday table. Click here to RSVP: https://forms.gle/Y52UMX3VDhRzX5Pg7 Register early! Pre-work will be assigned to facilitate and frame the training conversation. The Zoom link will be sent to registrants the day before the event. The Leveraging Privilege… Read More »

Upcoming Assemblies for Students

We were excited to be able to reschedule this assembly from a 2018 snow day. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for good weather! Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater will be coming to Hillcrest on Monday, February 4 with their spirit-rousing musical, Black Diamond, about the “other” major league. This updated hit from nationally recognized arts leader… Read More »

Ask Your Student about Science Assemblies…

On Wednesday, November 28, grades K-3 will experience The Science Guys “Fizz, Pop, Boom” assembly where they’ll talk all about states of matter, matter transitions words (sublimation, evaporation, condensation), and air pressure.  This show will be filled with sound effects, optical illusions, tornado simulations, and more! On Thursday, November 29, grades 4-5 will start their day with… 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 »

Days of Taste

If your 4th grade child came home last week wanting kale, fetta, blueberries, and lemon – and then shared fascinating facts about honeybees – he/she participated in the Days of Taste at Hillcrest over the last two weeks. Days of Taste is an educational food program that brings together professional chefs and farmers with elementary… Read More »