Category Archives: PTA-sponsored events

Teacher Appreciation Week 2016

Monday, May 2nd – Friday, May, 6th The Teacher Appreciation committee has been busy planning a fun Olympic themed week to celebrate our gold medal teachers and staff during the first week of May. Stay tuned for more details about specific plans for the week, including the spirit days. We are currently finding matches for… Read More »

Upcoming Assembly for First Graders

On April 19th at 9:30 a.m., First Grade students will attend a special assembly. Master performer Rosalia de Aragon uses storytelling, music, and dance to capture the essence of Spanish Colonial heritage and the traditions of the Southwest. These magical, interactive storytelling experiencs address the wealth of traditions, such as dichos, in Hispanic communities, and… Read More »


MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Are you tired of trying to catch up in the car-pool line? Feel like you need to get to know more parents at Hillcrest? Join the PTA’s Invest in Hillcrest Team for an adult-only night of fun, food, and friends! DETAILS: DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016 WHERE: ROLLING ROAD GOLF CLUB –… Read More »

Screen Free Week from May 4th-8th

Screen-free Week 2015 is coming up and we are in need of a chair to help set up activities for the week. Here is a great website with ideas to get the ball rolling: The job is halfway finished. Please send a message to to volunteer to help. We’ll help you get the… Read More »

Jump Rope for Heart Donations Due

Hillcrest’s Jump Rope for Heart event will be next week, April 27-May 1st during PE class. Money for donations is due this Friday, April 24th. Parent volunteers are needed, especially for the afternoon classes. Everyone will get face painting but students that collect will get additional tattoo of their choice. Jump in and join the… Read More »

Tell Us What’s Important to You!

The Search for a New Principal at Hillcrest Begins – Please Submit Your Response to the Survey This Week! Hillcrest Elementary School is a great school, in part, because of our students’ parents and families.  As the search gets underway for a new principal, it is important that BCPS understands the priorities and concerns of… Read More »

Opera Assembly

Hillcrest students were treated today with a wonderful musical performance by New Moon Theatre. This classical children’s opera – Amahl and the Night Visitors is a beautiful story of love and compassion that points us all to the true meaning of the season. Many thanks to Julie Kurzava and the PTA for making this possible!!… Read More »

Math + Science + Hillcrest = FUN!

Come and join us for our 2014 Math and Science Night on Friday, November 7th (doors open at 7 p.m.) It will be a fun-filled, educational evening featuring racing CO2 cars, discovering space, learning about things that fly, star gazing, egg drop, healthy eating, learning about animals & the environment and MUCH more! The Math… Read More »