On Tuesday, June 18, AISD announced that Mr. Jack Drummond was officially named the new Hill Principal.  Congratulations, Mr. Drummond! Meet & Greet Reception with Mr. Drummond: Tuesday, June 25, 6:00pm, Hill Library All parents welcome A LETTER FROM PRINCIPAL DRUMMOND: Dear Hill Community, I am honored to be announced as the principal of Hill School! I appreciate all of your support this last year through our transition and look forward to…

Dear Hill Dillo Community, I have enjoyed the past few weeks learning and interacting with students and parents as the interim principal of Hill School. Our campus has been very busy with activities, celebrations, and amazing learning. As winter moves out, the busyness of spring is upon us! After the fun celebrations on Valentine’s Day, it was a fantastic time for teams to reflect and collaborate on February 15th as our…

Dear Hill Dillo Community, I am so excited to begin this new journey as the proud Interim Principal at Hill School. Your kind words and support meant so much during the transition this week. Hill staff, parents, and students are a special team, and that was on full display this week. We are happy that Ms. Newton will continue her wonderful leadership in our Anderson Vertical Team at Murchison Middle School.…

Dear Hill Community, It is with great sadness that we mourn the death of Carson Smith, past Hill student and current Anderson Senior.  Our thoughts remain with the Smith family during this time of loss.  Donations can be made in Carson’s name to the Texas Organ Sharing Alliance. We have not discussed this tragic event as a campus with Hill students, but have made our counselors and support staff available to…

Welcome Back to School! We hope that your family had a relaxing, fun-filled time over the Winter Break.  We have really enjoyed getting to hear our students’ stories about their fun holiday adventures!  Students at Hill are working on setting goals for the new semester, as well as New Years’ Resolutions!  We are looking forward to a great semester of learning! On January 3, all of the Anderson Vertical Team campuses joined…

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…

Dear Hill Community, Thank you for a wonderful first few weeks of school!  We are very pleased to be back in school with your children.  This year, our theme with staff is recognizing our special gifts and talents, in line with the philosophies of Mr. Rogers.  Around the school, you will see quotes and phrases of kind and encouraging words.  We are so happy to have your family back in the…

Dear Hill Families,   We were so happy to see our Hill students and families at the Meet the Teacher Event last Friday!  Our teachers have been busy preparing their classrooms, getting ready for the first day of school!  Our focus this year is on finding our special talents and using kindness to encourage each other to be successful.   We have a fantastic staff this school year!  Included below are…

Dear Hill Community, We hope that you are having a fantastic summer break! I just returned from a family vacation in Port Aransas.  It was Blue’s first trip to the beach and he loved playing in the sand and the ocean! Soon it will be time for us to share more stories of our summer adventures. For now, we are busy preparing for the 2018-2019 School Year and wanted to share some staffing…

Dear Parents, By now, you should have received your child’s STAAR scores from this past Spring.  We are very proud of the accomplishments of our students on these rigorous tests! STAAR Scores are: 3rd grade reading – 94% students passing, 54% students at masters level 3rd grade math – 90% students passing, 39% students at masters level 4th grade reading – 93% students passing, 49% students at masters level 4th grade…