Happy International Women’s Day!

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. Celebrated for over a century in one way or another, International Women’s Day is now a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, and also serves as a call to action for accelerating gender parity.  With roots in the Socialist Party, the first… Read More »

Happy Hunting!

This month, the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee is going to try something different.  Did you know that we have a website designed to inform and support the Hillcrest community? We post fairly regularly, with an emphasis on bringing attention to ways we can call out inequity in our school and community, as well as… Read More »

Podcasts to Ponder

March is Women’s History Month, and no doubt our students will be spending time in the classroom learning about brave, innovative, and pioneering women who changed the world. Yet the classroom can only share so much. There is much more to learn about the many, many women who have made, shaped, and changed, history! Sometimes… Read More »

Hybrid Learning: What We Know So Far

Beginning March 1, Hillcrest students in pre-K though second grade who opted in to hybrid learning will return to the school. Due to the extra COVID-19 safeguards in place, the school has undertaken a massive task in getting the building and staff as ready for this step as possible. Students have been divided into three… Read More »

Bystander Intervention Training

Join us on February 24 at 7 pm for this training, provided by The Howard County Office of Human Rights. Registration is NOT required. This training is intended to aid communities in doing two things: Increasing the likelihood that people will step up to support any community member who is being harassed. This is done… Read More »

Baltimore County SECAC February Meeting

Join the Baltimore County Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Monday, February 1, from 7:00-8:30 PM. Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams will be in attendance, and our conversation with Dr. Williams will be driven by our SECAC Recommendations for SY 2020-2021 and our SECAC Stakeholder Priorities regarding remote and hybrid learning. Access to the meeting will be via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/fak-czgt-dvf.… 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 »

Updates from Hillcrest PTA on Facebook

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