Big Dillo Cheer - This last Dillo Cheer for the 2021-2022 school year is for our PTA President, Ruhi Bell. Thank you for all that you do!   Ruhi has been a leader for the Hill community with such a steady hand during a difficult year. She always put our students first, thinking of their needs and how the PTA can do what is best for them. It was an honor to work with her this…
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Summer Food Resources - Beginning June 1, families may use the following tools to find meal sites across the state. (Sites and times are subject to change.) Call 211 to speak to a live operator. Visit www.SummerFood.org for an interactive site locator map.  Text FOOD or COMIDA to 304-304.  Locate district meals sites on the AISD website. AISD meal sites are closed July 4-8.  Community food resources are available.
Thank You For a Great Year! - The Hill PTA Executive Board wants to say a heartfelt THANK YOU to our terrific teachers, staff, students, families, and committee members. What a wonderful year we had! We wish you all a spectacular summer break. Dillo Details will be paused during June, but will arrive in your inboxes again beginning in July. Be on the lookout for important dates and information for the 22-23 school year!
Hill Garden Work Days and Summer Help - Mark your calendars for our Hill Garden Work Days on June 25th and August 6th, from 8-11am.  While you’re at it, please check out the Summer Water and Harvest sign-up.  We need your help!  Families, teachers, and community you’re invited to water the garden over the summer and harvest as you like!  CLICK HERE to sign up!
Mark Your Calendars - June 25 Hill Garden Work Day, 8-11am July 3 Spirit Gear Sales Begin July 12 Sprout School Supplies Orders Due July 24 Online Open House Begins August 15 First Day of School for Students
Beat the Summer Slide - Beat the Summer Slide and Take AISD’s 5 Book Dive!  Research shows that reading just five books can protect students from a drop in reading levels known as the “summer slide.”  Dillos, read anything that you want!  It’s your choice!  Keep track of what you read on the 5 Book Dive bookmark.  Bring it to school in August to be recognized as an AISD Summer Reader.  You’re also invited to take…
Our Hill History - We are proud to share that we have added a page to our website that highlights the History of Hill Elementary School.  Learn about Nina and Maclovia Hill, two Austin teachers for whom Hill Elementary was named.  You’ll also learn about Roth Feeley, the beloved Hill student whose passing inspired the building of Hill Harbor.  The original Dedication Ceremony photos and program are linked to the page, and you will be…
Trojans Sports Summer Camps - Anderson High School Trojans host a variety of summer camps our Dillos can attend!  Click below on the camp name to go straight to the registration page (as of 4/10/21) or CLICK HERE to see all the camps they’re offering. Baseball Basketball Belles Dance Brandy Perryman Shooting Cheer and Mascot Football Girls’ Basketball Soccer Softball Tennis Volleyball
Hill June Birthdays - HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our Hill faculty and staff celebrating birthdays next month, in June!  We are grateful for you and wish you the best!  6/5 Jason Eddleton.  6/6 Tyler Shaw.  6/7 Katherine Laxton.  6/9 Rebecca Stanley.  6/10 Jeanine DiVincenzo-Smith.  6/16 Sally Armstrong.  6/16 Naomi Haynes.  6/19 Ron Beck.  6/24 Madison Schnitker.
Big Dillo Cheers - As this school year comes to a close, we want to give a great big Dillo Cheer for a group of parents whose volunteer roles have required lots of donations of time.  Julia Zimmerman (Bulletin Board), Roz Johnson (Marquee & Web Team), and Sam Thomas (Web Team): thank you for keeping us plugged-in and in-the-know.  Kellie Wostal (Directory): thank you for keeping us connected for in-school activities and out-of-school relationships.  Katie…
Lost and Found Last Chance - The Lost and Found will be out front during morning drop off all week.  If you can’t make it by in the morning, you’re welcome to check for missing items during the day, just inside the front doors.  All items will be free for families to “shop” on the LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, and remaining items will be donated at 3:00pm.  Come see what you might be missing!
Hill July Birthdays - HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our Hill faculty and staff celebrating birthdays this summer, in July!  We are grateful for you and wish you the best!  7/5 Neil Hargrove.  7/13 Robin Olson.  7/15 Jessie Rupert.  7/16 Michelle Morris.  7/24 Alejandro Descalzo.  7/28 Stephanie Winfrey.
From Principal Drummond - Dear Hill Community, There are 10 days left in the 21-22 school year! We had a blast on Friday with our Dillo Dash Color Run and Health Fair. Thank you to Robyn Eckermann, Coach Monreal, Coach Shaw, and our volunteers who made it an excellent event. We have more fun in store as we complete a successful school year. This Thursday is our last PTA General Meeting at 7:45 am in…
Hill Blood Drive 5/20 - The countdown to Hill Elementary’s 2022 Blood Drive is on!  The Bloodmobile will be stationed at the curb, in front of the school sign, Friday, May 20th from 8am-1pm.  Invite your neighbors and friends to sign up.  Our community hospitals depend on your lending arm!  MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT ONLINE.  To keep social distancing, there are no walk-ins unless there is an empty slot.  Reach out to Chair Melanie Waters with any…
May PTA Meeting 5/19 - Join us in the cafeteria for this month’s PTA Meeting, on May 19th 7:45am.  This is our last meeting of the school year and we will vote on the 2022-2023 budget.  We can’t wait to see you!
Library Books Due 5/17 - From Ms. Moore, Hill Librarian: It’s time to find those books! We are sending home reminder notes for students to look for overdue books. If they can’t be located, please send the amount indicated on the note to reimburse the library for the cost so a new copy can be ordered. ALL books are due by Tuesday, May 17. ALL books are due by Tuesday, May 17. ALL books are due…
Committees, Chairs, and Co-Chairs - The 2021-2022 school year is quickly coming to a close, and we want to thank all of our parents who have volunteered their time for a PTA Committee throughout the year.  There are lots of different people doing lots of different things, and we invite YOU to join in!  Ready to dip your toes in the water with a behind-the-scenes role?  We have that!  Ready to jump in and head up…
Garden Work Day 5/21 - Hill Families, please join us for our next Garden Work Day, May 21st from 8am to 12pm.  Come for 1 hour or stay for all 4, and bring your kids (or don’t)!  Any help is appreciated!  We’ll have a range of tasks including general clean-up, pruning, mulching, setting pavers, and moving dirt.  Because our volunteers are so KOOL, we’ll have a Kona Ice Truck onsite from 11am – 12pm as a…
No Place for Hate 5/20 - Dillos big and small, join us for May’s No Place for Hate day.  This month we Celebrate Our Differences by wearing crazy socks on Friday, May 20th.  Hill is proud to be a NO PLACE FOR HATE campus!