Walk to School Day

Wednesday, October 7th is Walk to School Day!

Come meet up with friends with the Walking School Bus.      schoolbusshoe

– Breakfast tacos for the first 50 walkers courtesy of Galaxy Cafe

– Parking at drop-off at Hillcreast Baptist Church – 7:10am

– The WSB departs for Hill at 7:25am

Reflections Arts Program: “Let Your Imagination Fly!”

reflectionsEnter now for this year’s Reflections Arts Competition. The theme this year is “Let Your Imagination Fly!”  This program provides students with an opportunity to create works of art, in a variety of categories, for fun and recognition. Students may submit as many entries, in as many categories, as they wish. Entries will be collected in the office. The deadline for entries is Friday, October 30th.

Categories include:

– Literature

– Visual Arts

– Photography

– Musical Composition

– Dance Choreography

– Film Production

For details about the categories, click here. Entries are showcased in a display at the school and are judged by arts professionals. The top 20% will advance to the District level.

More details to come…  for questions or to volunteer, email Keri Stern at sternkeri@gmail.com.


Hill Sports Day

Hill’s annual Sports day is coming up soon.  Scheduled for October 15th and 16th, the activities revolve around the PE curriculum involving throwing:  target throw, lacrosse, frisbee, ring toss, bowling, etc. 

Dress your kids in appropriate active wear for outside, with athletic shoes and clothes they can get dirty in.

Activities are held from 8am – 10:30am.  Parents are welcome to attend to watch and cheer. Here’s the schedule:

– Thursday, October 15th:  Pre-K (Meadows), 2nd, 3rd, 4th

– Friday, October 16th: Pre- K (Bloomquist), Kinder, 1st, 5th


Reporting Absences

When your child is sick, injured or tardy or absent from school, please inform the office via email: hill@austinisd.org. Do not call the office.

Remember to include in the email:phone

1. Child’s first and last name

2. Teacher’s name

3. Reason for absence

Also, bring all notes to the office, not the teacher.

Students can return to school when they have been fever-free for 24 hours.

Thank you for your cooperation!


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