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…

Dear Hill Community, It is hard to believe but this week we wrap up our 2019-2020 school year. We have missed our students greatly. Normally this upcoming week is full of fun events, connecting, and providing closure for our students on campus. Obviously, it will be a mix of emotions as we say goodbye for the summer. Just know our staff will work hard to make the week feel special and…

Dear Hill Community, We hope your weekend has been restful as we come upon our last 2 weeks of school. We have 8 days left of continuous learning as our staff reflect on an eventful year and look forward to planning for a successful fall. As we begin wrapping up our academic year, our teachers will be reporting their final progress notes for reading, math, and student wellness. All students will…

Dear Hill Community, We want to thank everyone who took the time to recognize our outstanding educators during Teacher Appreciation Week. The student messages meant so much as our staff misses seeing our kids at school each day. We know our teachers are the best from coast to coast! As many of you are aware, our AISD superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz will be moving on to a new position with the…

Dear Hill Community, It was great connecting with families again on Thursday for our Virtual Principal Coffee. Your questions were thoughtful and appreciated to keep us improving on how we can best support our students during continuous learning. If you missed it, below is a link to a video with all of the current information. Our number one focus right now is student well-being. We are so proud of the emphasis…

Dear Hill Community, We hope everyone had a smooth first week of continuous learning with your student(s). We are learning how to improve our practice every day and appreciate your feedback on how we can best support our families at home. Thank you all for your dedication to keeping our Dillos healthy and academically engaged during this time. Please note that this week our teachers will begin presenting continuous learning based…

Dear Hill Community, We want to thank all of our families for another week of hard work at home with our Dillos. It was wonderful seeing and hearing from many of you again at our Principal Coffees on Thursday. If you missed them, you can see a recording of one of the sessions available in the Dillo Details. Hopefully this lengthy communication below can help answer a lot of questions you…

Dear Hill Community, We hope all of our families are staying healthy and safe at home. As I said in my message to our Dillos on Friday, we miss all of our students greatly but know they have the tools to be successful, even during this tough time. We want to make sure everyone is up to date on the plan for the next few weeks. School is closed until April…

Dear Hill Community, We hope all of our Dillos and their families are staying healthy and enjoyed their spring break during this time of uncertainty. Hopefully you received the communication from Dr. Cruz including an FAQ (frequently asked questions) on the school district response to COVID-19. The number one priority right now is keeping our families and staff safe. Our custodians will be the only staff on campus through next Wednesday,…

Dear Hill Community, We want to keep you updated on the latest information from Austin ISD regarding the COVID-19 planning. In response to the developing and rapidly-changing situation and to provide the district sufficient time to plan for minimizing the risk of exposure to COVID-19, Austin ISD has cancelled classes for students only on Monday, March 23 thru Friday, April 3. This means students will not be on campus for two weeks following…

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