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…

Dear Hill Community, We look forward to an exciting time on campus with all of the celebrations planned for Valentine’s week. Spring is just around the corner now and as always, it will be busy! We want to remind you that Friday, February 14th, is a student holiday and staff District of Innovation day. Monday, February 17th, is our spring conference day and a student holiday as well. As we progress…

Dear Hill Community, It was a fun week of learning at Hill School as we wrapped up a successful fall semester. We were so proud to see students sharing family traditions with each other as Hill’s cultural diversity was on full display! We hope our entire Hill community has a wonderful winter break full of family, friends, and reading of course. Social Emotional Learning is a focus on our campus as…

Dear Hill Community, We hope you have enjoyed a relaxing holiday break with family and friends! Our Hill staff is thankful everyday to work in such a supportive community with your amazing students. November went by like a flash, and we are gearing up for a very busy December. This time of year is so exciting with many class celebrations taking place, along with wonderful learning about all of the different…

Dear Hill Community, We enjoyed seeing all of our families, staff, and friends who attended the Hill Fall Carnival this past Saturday! It was perfect weather for all of the fun activities and food. We want to thank all of our volunteers who make this massive undertaking possible, especially our executive PTA and Dillo Dad group. Their hard work started months in advance, and our school is so grateful for the…

We are half way through our first 9 weeks of the school year, and it has been an amazing start! Personally, it is so rewarding being back on campus after spending quality time at home with the new addition to our family. Your kind words, support, and tips have meant so much. We enjoyed seeing everyone dressed up and having fun for our annual Sock Hop on Friday. Thank you to…

Dear Hill Community, It was amazing to see all of our Dillo families who were able to attend Meet the Teacher last Friday!  Our teachers have been busy preparing their classrooms and getting ready for the first day of school. We look forward to another exciting year of learning as we celebrate everyone in our community who is a Game Changer, working to impact our students and change lives! We have…

Dear Hill Community, We are so excited for you and your students to be on campus this Friday for Meet the Teacher and Open House from 11:00-1:00!  Hill staff are busy learning and getting ready for the kids to return for an amazing school year. Pre-K and kindergarten parents, we look forward to seeing you in the cafeteria at 6:00 pm Thursday night for Back to School Night.  This is a…

Dear Hill Community, We hope you are enjoying an amazing summer full of adventures and reading! The Drummond family hit the beach in Florida for a babymoon while stopping off for great food in New Orleans. For those that don’t know, we are expecting a baby boy this fall! In a few weeks, it will be time to hear your students share the exciting experiences they had over the break. We…