Donations have been extended until Wednesday, December 13th for HEB gift cards and wrapping paper.  There are still snowflakes available in the office.  Please sign up on the form located by the snowflakes when you take a snowflake and return the item to the counselors by Wednesday, December 13th with the snowflake attached to the gift. If you have any questions please contact Kristina Spess at spesskristi@gmail.com or Sheila Wessels at…

Skip making dinner and help raise money for Hill! On Monday, December 11th, Hill PTA and iFratteli’s Pizza will partner to give you a night to enjoy amazing pizza! Order pizza over the phone or online here: https://www.ifratellipizza.com/location-listings/austin/ Mention HILL ELEMENTARY at checkout. Its that simple! The restaurant will have extra drivers on hand and orders online may be placed in advance!

The PPCD, Pre K and Kindergarten classes will be having their winter Carnival on Thursday, December 14th from 1:45 – 2:30. Many prizes and parent volunteers are needed for this event. If you would like to volunteer, please contact your homeroom parents. Please note that this event is for PPCD, Pre-K and Kindergarten students and parent volunteers only. Thanks for your cooperation.

The Dillo Cards Committee will be in the front entrance this week during drop off and pickup selling gift cards so bring your checkbooks and do some holiday shopping while helping the school. We have a great selection of gift cards including some teacher favorites from Academy, Nordstrom, Home Goods, Target, iTunes, Jack Allen’s, Torchy’s and more! Stop by and check out our selection.

Visit www.balfour.com and find our school. Make sure you select Hill Elementary in AUSTIN! Click the “Yearbook Ads” icon and select the size you want. $35 ½ pg, $55 full pg. Create an account. (name, email, password) Enter students first and last name and click CREATE NEW AD. Choose and ad design. Upload your photos and design the Ad. Click ADD TO CART and The Ad will be delivered to the…

Heroes: Remember how badly your little sweetie begged for that jacket with their hero on it?  It’s in Lost and Found now… Cuties: Remember how that panda shirt was the cutest thing you had EVER seen?  It’s in Lost and Found now… Sporty: Remember how your future Hall of Famer just HAD to have the Under Armour or Nike jacket?  It’s in Lost and Found now… Inspirational: How can these words…

The Safe Routes to School meeting last week was very successful.  The city has funds for infrastructure improvements so let’s make sure that they use some of that money for Hill.  Here is the link to provide your comments/concerns/suggestions http://bit.ly/AustinSRTS_Eng.  Please fill out your comments on the WikiMap by Dec 22nd.

The Girl Scouts at Hill are helping families and schools in Port Arthur that were affected by Hurricane Harvey.  Please drop off any new or used school supplies, coats/jackets, and personal toiletries by the yellow brick wall from now until Friday, December 15. Everything donated will be delivered to Port Arthur schools and families during the break. Thank you for helping!

Wondering why you haven’t heard about Hill Hoopla yet? Hoopla will take place in the Spring this year so mark your calendars for Friday, April 13th! Hill Hoopla is a fun night out for parents, teachers and staff.  The evening includes food, dancing, lots of great company and an auction.  Proceeds benefit Hill PTA and your Hill Dillo! Stay tuned for more details after the winter break. Have questions? Contact Mary…

Transition your kids into Winter Break with a fun and engaging workshop at Hillcrest Church! Santa Runs on S.T.E.A.M Where:  Hillcrest Baptist Church When:  December 21st Time:  9am-3:30pm Click here for more information.