Dear Hill Families, We hope that you had a wonderful Spring Break!  I was able to travel with the Trojan Belles to Hawaii, where they performed at Pearl Harbor.  This was such an memorable event for our family! We are back in the swing of learning at Hill School.  Thank you for always having a vigilant eye while on campus.  We are continuing to refine and adjust our safety procedures.  After…

We are deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred in Parkland, Florida earlier this week.  Attached is a parent resource you can use when talking with your child about safety, if you desire. This week we have reinforced safety with staff, giving reminders about campus safety procedures.  It takes everyone to keep our Hill Dillos safe each day.  Please keep a vigilant eye while on campus and report anything unusual to the…

Dear Hill Families, Welcome back to school!  We hope that your family had a relaxing, fun filled time over the Winter Break.  To get to see snow twice in one month in Austin was pretty special!  We have really enjoyed hearing the students’ stories about their holiday adventures!  Now, here we are in 2018, setting resolutions and goals for learning and social, emotional choices this Spring Semester at Hill School. On…

Thank you for a wonderful first semester of learning at Hill School.  This month in our Social Emotional Learning lessons, we are focused on compassion and developing friendships.  With our students we discuss ways to grow our friendships and develop lasting ties with each other.  When difficulties and conflict arise, we teach the students how to manage the conflict and strategies to use to solve the problem.  It is important that…

Dear Hill Families, Thank you for a smooth first nine weeks of school, filled with many academic and social/emotional learning opportunities.  Our students are now beginning their second nine weeks of school, as we continue to support them in their academic studies.  Our focus for SEL this month is compassion, showing care and concern for others.  We will model strategies for showing compassion with students in the classroom and at Morning…

Dear Parents, Thank you for a very smooth start to the school year.  This year we continue our focus on Social Emotional Learning, with Tuesday being our SEL day for lessons and Morning Assembly discussion.  Also, this past week was Coordinated School Health Week, where we focused on learning ways to be healthy in mind, body and spirit!  Soon we will be having Mindful Monday lessons at Monday Morning Assemblies. Our…

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!  This is going to be a SUPER year!  We hope you’ve seen our teacher superhero Austin skyline bulletin board in the front hallway! We have a fantastic staff this school year!  Included below…

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