Weekly Hilton Newsletter

November 6th, 2020

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BAS District News from the Nurse

Families -

The district is requiring physician documentation or a copy of a negative COVID test to return to school in the instance of illness or absences related to pending tests. We appreciate your help in keeping our school safe.

Calling the Attendance Line to Report an Absence

Please call the attendance line to report your child(ren) out. 810-299-3954

We know that some parents notify the teacher but we also need you to call the attendance line.

Thank you!

Important School Dates to Remember

The following are important dates in November and the first week of December.

Please mark your calendars.

Important Dates to Remember

  • November 10th Tuesday - Picture Retake Day
  • November 25 - 27 Wed-Fri / Thanksgiving Recess (No School)
  • November 30th Monday - Virtual Day
  • December 1,2,3,4 will all be in-person days this week (Tues-Fri)
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Due to COVID, we will not be sending home payment forms.

Please order your pictures online at:


Picture Day ID: EVT2JQHKM


For the 20/21 school year, Hilton has some new policy changes due to COVID:


With the current COVID restrictions, we are not able to offer a change of clothes if your child has an accident, or stumbles in a mud puddle, or gets a nose bleed, or has a mishap in the cafeteria...therefore, it would be helpful if you kept a change of clothing in your student's backpack. If your student does not have spare clothes, we will be calling home to have you bring a change of clothing. Thanks for your assistance with this.


Due to COVID, we are unable to accept fast food lunches/restaurant lunches to be dropped off for students.

PTO News

Dates to Remember

November 4TH Virtual Literacy Night Committee Meeting 7-8pm

November 12TH PTO Meeting 7-8pm

November 19TH Virtual Literacy Event 6-7pm

November 16TH- 25TH Virtual Holiday Gift Shop

Hound Dog Run Final Numbers

Thank you to everyone who donated!

We raised all $5k for the school this year!

Thank You to the following local businesses for sponsoring Hilton’s PTO!

Inside Out Painting & Maintenance

McDonough and Associates

WOW One Day Painting

Brighton Ford

Evolve Behavioral Health


Sylvan Learning Center

Remax - The Genso Team

Curtis Excavating and Grading

On Point Electrical Contractors, LLC

Ripke Studios

St Joe Mercy Livingston

Ivory Vines

R&R Sound and Lighting

A special thank you to our apparel sponsor Ivory Vines!

You can purchase Hilton Hound Dog apparel items all year long at the link below, and Ivory Vines donates 20% back to Hilton!


BVA Pick Up Day Update

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend pick up day. If you were not able to complete your student(s) pick up, your items will be available from Thursday 11/5 until Thursday 11/19. Each morning staff will put the grade level boxes out under the breezeway by 10am and they will be taken back into the school by 4:30pm each day. You will see 5 boxes labelled by grade level. Please find your student(s) grade level and the bags are labelled in alphabetical order by last name. Please wear a mask, but there is no need to enter the building.

Hilton T-Shirt

The free 2020-2021 t-shirts were delivered to classrooms last week for in-person students and were available for BVA students at pick up day 10/28.

If your student did not receive a t-shirt and you would like to request one please email hiltonpto@gmail.com with student(s) Name and Teacher’s Name by 11/10. For those who have already emailed t-shirts requests, they should be in and sent home by the end of the week 11/13.

Boo Bash Trunk or Treat Drive-through

This event was a great success !

Thank you to Remax Platinum Brighton for allowing us to use their space for the night! Also, a big thank you to Panera Bread and Outback in Brighton for donating bags for the event, and to R & R Sound and Lighting for providing music !

Shop local!

Below is a list of the local businesses and individuals who donated and handed out candy to our students!

Remax Platinum

Title Company

Mortgage Company

Brighton Ford

Boy Scout Pack 342

Legacy Center

The Genso Team at Remax

Brighton Library

B.E. Concrete

R&R Sound and Lighting

Dr. Outlaw and Family

Mrs. & Mr. Toma

Lynn Kahn- Pampered Chef

Crystal Grey

Virtual Literacy Night

Our virtual Literacy Night Zoom event for both in-person and BVA students will be on 11/19 at 6:00pm. We will have a guest Author to start the night! Then, volunteers will host special breakout rooms for different grade levels. Students will play games to enhance literacy skills, listen to mystery readers, and have a chance to earn a free book!

If your Student(s) plan on attending our Virtual Literacy night, please sign up by classroom or BVA at the Sign Up Genius link below to receive the play ahead home packet needed to participate.


Virtual Holiday Shop

We are so excited to be able to offer a Virtual Holiday Shop this year ! The virtual shop will run from 11-16-11/25. Everyone can shop in person and BVA, siblings too !

We will post to FB and email blast the link to everyone with our special shopping code, as we get closer to the start date. Fun Services will donate 20% of each order back to Hilton ! There is a flat rate of $5.50 for shipping on orders up to $49.99 and shipping is free for orders $50.00 or more.

This amazing program has been creating wonderful memories for years and teaches kids to budget their money and make decisions on their own !

PTO Meeting

Our next PTO meeting of the year will be held on November 12th from 7-8pm. Our meetings this year will be virtual, through Zoom. We will not be able to meet in person until further notice. All meeting minutes will be posted and emailed out before the next scheduled meeting.

Please attend by clicking the link below.

Topic: Hilton PTO November Meeting

Time: Nov 12, 2020 07:00 PM America/Detroit

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7456527415?pwd=S2JzYUlkdFpocVVXYUdvZWpTK293UT09 Meeting ID: 745 652 7415 Passcode: HILTONPTO

Hilton PTO Support

Amazon Smile The holidays are coming up! Please make sure Amazon is donating back to Hilton while you are Christmas shopping. Amazon Smile now works on mobile devices too.

Log into Amazon Smile https://smile.amazon.com , click menu, click your amazon smile, and select Hilton Elementary School PTO as your charity! Amazon Smile is the same site as Amazon.com, but they donate a small percentage for most items purchased to back Hilton.

Join a Committee or Chair an event We have several opportunities for parents and staff to volunteer. Please join one of our meetings or email us at hiltonpto@gmail.com to learn how you can get involved!

Digital Box Tops Download the app at the link below, select Hilton Elementary School, and scan your receipts for up to 14 days after you shop! https://www.boxtops4education.com

Kroger Shoppers Did you know that you can link Hilton Elementary to your Kroger Rewards Card?

Hilton’s number is 68151 or you can type the school’s name in the search box at https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards.

Coca Cola/PowerAde Give By collecting Coca Cola and PowerAde caps and codes, Hilton can earn money to purchase supplies for physical education, sports, technology, and art. Caps can be placed in a zip lock bag, and dropped off to the PTO Station in the office.


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Hilton Elementary PTO Mission Statement

We as parents wish to support the entire teaching staff and administration to make sure each and every child at Hilton Elementary School has a variety of learning opportunities and experiences.

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