Dear Hill Community, The support our families showed these last two weeks has been amazing. Last week we were still down by about 50% of our students on-campus from two weeks ago, allowing many of our staff to continue to work from home. As Dr. Elizalde stated this week, “Because of the improvements we are seeing on our campuses and in our community, and in consultation with Dr. Mark Escott of…

Dear Hill Community, We appreciate all of the support this week during a very difficult time in Austin. Due to the response and action taken by our school community, our on-campus student population was reduced by about 66%. This allowed us to have about 25-30 additional staff members work from home each day. Thank you all for continuing to pull together as we do our part to stop the surge of…

Dear Hill Community, We enjoyed welcoming back our face to face Dillos for on-campus learning this week. We are so proud of how seriously they take their safety on campus. Thank you all for your continued diligence right now at home during this COVID-19 surge in Austin. Please avoid contact with people outside of your household and keep your student(s) home if they show any symptoms of illness. For now, we…

Happy New Year, Hill community! We are excited to welcome all of our students back to learning as we begin the spring semester. Dr. Elizalde announced this week that we will follow our planned calendar and schedule this week for the district. Students will return to school on Wednesday, January 6th. January 4th is a student and staff holiday. January 5th is a staff professional development day and student holiday. Our campus will…

Dear Hill Community, As we end our semester, we want to wish you all a safe and healthy winter break with your families. As a reminder, our campus will be closed for the next two weeks with our office scheduled to reopen on January 5th with our staff participating in staff development. Students will return to learning on Wednesday, January 6th. As we did with the Thanksgiving holiday, we will alert you all…

Dear Hill Community, We look forward to a fun and engaging week of learning with all of our friends at Hill School as we wrap up an unforgettable semester. We will miss some of our traditions from this time of year but appreciate all the effort our teachers and staff are putting in to ensure this week is special for our students. With 5 days left until the winter break, we…

Dear Hill Community, Thanks for your patience and support of our students at home this last week during the all virtual period. We are so happy to welcome our students who are face to face learners back on campus for Monday. Please continue to use the Screen and Go feature on the Austin ISD app and keep your student(s) home if they are showing any symptoms of COVID-19. We look forward…

Dear Hill Community, As was stated in the recent communication from Dr. Elizalde, Austin ISD will only be offering virtual learning next week from November 30th-December 4th. Hill School will be closed for face to face learning on campus. All families should make arrangements as needed to ensure students can access our virtual curriculum on Monday. Prior to leaving for the fall break, our staff worked to ensure all students brought…

Dear Hill Community, Time has flown by this semester as the fall break is now one week away. Please note there will be no virtual or face-to-face classes for the week of November 23rd-27th. We wish you all a special time with your families. We also encourage everyone to be as safe as possible in terms of avoiding large groupings. We appreciate as much caution as possible to support a safe…

Dear Hill Community, What an amazing weekend celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hill School! It was so fulfilling to see our community together in one place. For those that didn’t hear, Mayor Adler and the City of Austin proclaimed Saturday, November 7th, as “Hill Elementary Day” in celebration of 50 amazing years of educating students. We want to give a special thank you to the office of Council Member Alter for…

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