As the Hill staff prepares for an unconventional fall, teachers are participating in all types of learning to meet the needs of our students. We thought it would be fun to update you on a few of the highlights. We want to begin by giving a huge Dillo Cheer to Lorrie Salome, who has organized a weekly tech meetup available to Hill staff. Topics include BLEND, the Google Suite, Flipgrid, and…

Alright Alright Alright – it’s time to order your NEW Hill Merchandise for the 2020-21 school year! We’re super excited to share our redesigned Hill T-shirts and hats along with a few extra goodies for the upcoming school year.  Pre-order NOW – July 22!   All orders placed during this window will be ready for pick up at Open House, more details to come. We are also excited to be supporting our 5th…

As we shared a week ago, a community book study opportunity is taking place on Ibram X. Kendi’s “How to be an Antiracist“. A full letter was sent out by Principal Drummond on June 22nd with details. If you are planning to read the book, please complete this Google form so staff have an idea of who is reading and if you need support in forming a group to study the…

Get your back to school shopping for school supplies wrapped up in minutes and never leave your house. The exact, teacher-selected supplies for each grade level are just a couple of clicks away at www.sproutsupplies.com.  Enter our school code HES003. When you order through Sprout School Supplies you skip a trip to the store AND you raise money for Hill Elementary.  We receive a small portion of cash back for each box…

Dear Hill Community, We hope all of our families are enjoying their time together right now. While there is still much uncertainty surrounding the fall semester, I wanted to give everyone a brief update on what we do know. Last week, the district sent information to our Austin community on some guidelines for the reopening of our AISD schools. That information includes a limited capacity of students on campus daily, procedures…

Have the last few months left you Dazed and Confused?  Us too, but we’re super excited to share our redesigned Hill t-shirts and hats along with a few extra goodies for the upcoming school year.  With all of the unknowns this year, there will be limited opportunities to load up on Hill swag and we will be conducting pre-orders only beginning this Wednesday, July 1st! Our team has been working tireless…

We are excited to share that from our understanding, the Learning at Home website, Istation, Dreambox, BLEND pages, and some other district programs will be available for the majority of the summer, closing toward the end of July. While new learning will not be added over the summer, this will allow students to still access programs to help them keep growing. These are available in the AISD student portal and again,…

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