Green Team – TDS Sorting Questions - Green Team members are meeting over Zoom with a member of Texas Disposal Systems on Tuesday to learn about what is currently recyclable, compostable, or what should be directed toward the trash. Is there an item that you don’t know how to sort?  Add it to our survey!  We will ask and then post the answers for all items in a future Dillo Details!  How We Sort It? Survey
Support Austin Ed Fund - The Amplify Austin campaign will begin at 6:00pm on Thursday, March 4th. We invite you to support the Austin Ed Fund during Amplify by giving early here. Whether it’s responding to the most recent winter storms impacting our community, supporting our students, staff and families during the COVID-19 pandemic, quickly providing needed supplies for students, or funding innovative teacher projects in the classroom, Austin Ed Fund is here to support the AISD Community. For more…
Virtual PTA Meeting – March 11th - The next General PTA Meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, March 11 at 6:30pm.  You will need to register to attend the meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO JOIN!  If you have not signed up for a PTA membership, JOIN TODAY!
Hoopla 2021 – April 17th! - Get ready for A Day at The Races!  Hoopla is a virtual event this year and will be held on Saturday, April 17th. Gather for a backyard picnic (according to local authority guidelines) and enjoy Southern fare and Derby libations provided by: It will be a night of entertainment and friendly wagering, so grab your hats and spruce up your bow ties to get ready for the big event. All proceeds raised go directly to our children. More details…
Hoopla Buy-In Parties Needed - As Dillo Derby gallops closer, it’s time to wrangle your friends and plan a Buy-In party!  Buy-In Parties are always a huge success at our annual Hill Hoopla, bringing in much needed funds for our programs, as well as creating a memory- filled gathering for everyone to look forward to! There are many buy-in parties already planned, but we need a few more!  Our greatest needs are as follows: Adult Parties-…
CAC Meeting – March 1st - The next Campus Advisory Council (CAC) Meeting will be held virtually on Monday, March 1st at 3:30pm.  Please click here for the agenda.
Language Teacher Appreciation Week is March 1st – 5th - Don’t let the first week of March pass by without saying “Gracias Ms. Baez,” “Merci Ms. Loftus,” “Danke Mr. Rhode,” “Xièxiè Nǐ Ms. Zhou,” and “Gratias Tibi Mr. Hargrove.” Our Language Teachers have knocked it out of the park this year, making learning a new language so much fun for our Dillos and their families! Please let them know how much we appreciate them. These rockstars aren’t on campus every day,…
A Letter from Principal Drummond - Dear Hill Community, After our virtual reopening last week, we are excited to welcome back our face to face learners to campus this week. For those Dillos returning for the first time, staff are always on hand in the morning to guide our students to the correct places and ensure they have what they need. Please remember that school opens at 7:30am and dismissal is at 3:11pm. Let your teachers know…
Nominees for the 2021-2022 PTA Board! - We are excited to announce the nominations for the 2021-2022 Hill PTA Board. We appreciate the nominating committee for their time and dedication finding these great Nominees!  Thank you to the Nominees for their willingness to serve on the Board. Hill Elementary PTA Nominating Committee Report Executive Officers Slate for 2021-22 The following individuals have been nominated for the offices indicated for the 2021-22 school year: President – Ruhi Bell President…
Spirit Day at Marco’s Pizza – March 3rd - The next Spirit Day will be held on Wednesday, March 3rd at Marco’s Pizza (11011 Research Blvd) from 11:00am – 9:00pm.  Click here for detailed information on how to order and support Hill at the same time!
After School Enrichment - Click on the links below to find out about various after-school virtual enrichment opportunities for your student. Coding with Kids Film Kids
Incoming Kinder Storytime on Wednesday! - Attention Incoming Kinder Students:  Please join Ms. Pustka for a virtual story-time on Wednesday March 3rd at 1:00pm.  Please RSVP to newparentcoordinator@hillelementary.com and you will be sent the Zoom information.
MMS Advanced Language Presentation for 5th Grade Families - Principal Newton at Murchison Middle School is inviting all of our outgoing 5th grade families to a presentation on the Advanced Languages program for Chinese, Vietnamese and Spanish. This presentation will be this Wednesday, March 3rd, at 4:30 pm. Here is the Zoom information: Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 960 7032 9998 Passcode: 704592
logo Hill Alumni Scholarship - The Hill Elementary Alumni Scholarship was established in 2011 to honor Hill’s 40th anniversary.  It is now called The Suzanne and Vincent Torres Hill Elementary Alumni Scholarship in honor of Mr. Torres and his wife and their dedication to our school and the district.  The goal is to recognize former students who have excelled in their academic endeavors, supported their community through service projects and proven they possess a drive to…
2021 – 2022 School Registration – Open Now! - REMINDER!  It’s time to register your student for the 2021-2022 school year. Every year, every student needs to register for the upcoming school year. Doing so early helps us plan, staff and be ready for the new school year. For instructions for Returning Students click here. For instructions for New Students click here. Please reach out to Christina McBride at christina.mcbride@austinisd.org if you need further assistance or have any questions.
Calendar and Ways to Stay Connected - Subscribe to the Google Calendar and all the important Hill events will already be on your calendar! Hill Master Schedule for Virtual Learning Please contact your student’s teacher with specific questions. Click HERE for the updated 2020 – 21 Austin ISD Calendar. PLEASE NOTE: **The remaining Districtwide Asynchronous/Virtual Learning Days will be on April 9 and April 23 (NEW DATE).  No on-campus instruction on those dates. Other ways to stay connected: Hill…
School Schedule: Feb 22 – 26 - For this upcoming week, Dr. Elizalde has stated we will not hold school, remotely or in-person, on Monday, Feb. 22nd and Tuesday, Feb. 23rd. We are tentatively planning to provide remote instruction on Wednesday, Feb. 24th and Thursday, Feb. 25th, and to conclude the week with an asynchronous instruction day on Friday, Feb. 26th. We will be communicating more about Wednesday as we begin our week to let you know what…
A Letter from Principal Drummond - Dear Hill Community, We are happy that this last week is behind us. Now the recovery begins for many of our families in the Hill community. Please know that our school and wonderful PTA is here to help put you in touch with resources you may need during this ongoing difficult time if you reach out. Austin ISD has published this continuously updated list of resources that you can utilize as well. For…
Winter Resources for our Hill Community - Hill PTA Support:  Following the unprecedented weather week here in Austin, Hill PTA is here to support our school community as best we can.  If you are in need of specific items, please reach out to president@hillelementary.com and we will do our best to help during this time of need.  We hope everyone is safe and warm. AISD Meal Sites:  AISD will provide free meals for children and their caregivers at 25 schools (including…
Grief and Loss Parent Learning Session on Thursday, February 18th - We are pleased to be hosting a presentation for parents/guardians from the Ensemble Therapy Group that will focus on how to work through grief and loss with children. They will share strategies and be available for questions. The presentation will be virtual on Thursday, February 18th, at 8:00 am. We invite all of our interested parents/guardians to join us for this learning opportunity. Click here for more information. Zoom Meeting Meeting…