It’s that time of year again for parents, teachers and staff to gather for one of Hill’s largest community building and fundraising events of the year, Hill Hoopla! This year’s event, Armadillo Casino, will take place the evening of February 8, 2019 from 7-11pm at the Canyon View Event Center. Tickets and sponsorships are on sale now at www.bidpal.net/hillhoopla2019. Come join your fellow Dillos for a night of fun with live…

PK Tuition Registration is now open for those interested!  Please go online to complete the registration, then come into the office with the required documents and to complete two more forms!  Hurry, PK Tuition Registration closes on January 31st! Dillo Camp Registration opens on February 2!  You can go to dillocamp.webs.com to take a sneak peak at the classes!! Online Registration for students returning to HILL next year is now open. …

Did you know that IDLING your car in the pick-up line for just 10 seconds wastes more gasoline than restarting the engine (source: Environmental Defense Fund). Watch this short video to see to see! CLICK HERE Learn more @ hillgreenteam.weebly.com  

Hill Staff volunteered this morning at the Central Texas Food Bank!  We processed 15,562 pound of food, which will make 12,968 meals for the people of Central Texas!  A great team building exercise and way to give back to the Austin Community!!

Fall Recap September Word of the month – Respectful: Being respectful means thinking about how others want to be treated and treating them that way.  Being respectful helps you learn and it helps teachers teach. October Word of the month – Empathy:  Empathy is a feeling or understanding of what someone else is feeling. You can focus your attention on someone’s face or body and on the situation for clues about how that person is…

Registration for the Cap10K is open!!!  Last year, the Hill Dillos had the second largest elementary team in the city. Help us be the biggest team this year on Sunday, April 7, 2019! To join the Hill Dillos as a team member, follow this link https://eventdog.com/a/eventpage.php?eID=12695&teamToken=20181204145354-1802-lbXSgB7F9KcucdrOyk1m4xUh&dID=0

The Hill Art Department would love to have your old calendars for future art projects! Please send them to Mrs. Perry’s art room (or deliver to the office). And thank you for supporting the Hill Art Department!

These 21 jackets are destined for donation. Spot something that belongs to your family? Email lostandfound@hillelementary.com with its description and your child’s name and it will be delivered in January. Unclaimed items will be donated.

Thank you for a wonderful first semester of learning at Hill School.  This month in our Social Emotional Learning lessons, we are focused on gratitude, compassion and developing friendships.  Our counselors led our school in the Look for the Good Project, culminating in our campus Gratitude Wall with over 1,000 students/staff/community members sharing their gratitude with others.  We worked with our PTA to place positive signs around the school, encouraging students…