Hillcrest Family Newsletter

Updates for Hillcrest Families - Mid-August 2017

Welcome to Back to School!

There are many links shared in this email. Please keep it handy as you are working through your back to school list! If you have any questions, please contact the office and we can get you pointed in the right direction!
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4K Welcome! - From Last Newsletter

Incoming 4K students and families, please join us between 1:30 and 2:30 on August 16th to meet our new 4k teacher, Mrs. Tina Way and Mrs. Ellen DeMeuse, our 4K instructional assistant. Families will be able to see the 4K classroom and learn more about what 4K looks like at Hillcrest. We are so excited to have our youngest learners join our Hillcrest family in September!

Forms and Fees

All registration forms and school fees can be taken care of online. Please log on to Infinite Campus to complete these tasks. If you need any support, please email, call or stop in the office.

You are also able to see your child's room assignment for next year in Infinite Campus. Class lists will not be posted at the Hillcrest Welcome and Pictures event.

Hillcrest Information and Forms

There are four more items that need your attention before the beginning of the school year.

Please review the Hillcrest Guidebook and let us know if you have any questions. We have also linked the Elementary Handbook for the School District of Waukesha for your review.

Please share your emergency contact/plan information in THIS FORM. This will ensure we are able to act if there is an emergency school closure.

If your child rides the bus, please add that information in THIS FORM.

Also, please take note of the traffic patterns for drop off and pick up. Your review and understanding of THIS diagram helps keep all kids safe before and after school.

Order Pictures Online

Here are the directions to place your picture order online:

Go to:




2017 PrePay

Enter Code: PrePay

Enter email address

Click submit.

From there you will be able to select backgrounds, packages, prints & products. If you have any questions please email studio@mortensenphotography.com

School Supply Lists

2017-2018 Supply Lists: 4K, K-5

This time of year can be very expensive for families. If you need any support in obtaining supplies, please let us know. We are happy to help you find what you need!

Update on Teacher Staffing

We are excited to welcome Laura Price for our new 3rd grade section and Abigail Lauer in 2nd grade. Both teachers are excited to join our Hillcrest Family and looking forward to getting to know you all! We will take time in future newsletters to get to know ALL of the teachers and staff at Hillcrest.

Updates from PTO

We are excited to announce we have a new treasurer, Alyssa Ludtke. She will take over the role as of this school year. Alyssa has a 1st grader, Ava & a 4th grader, Landon. She is very excited to take on this role. We really look forward to what this new school year will bring.

Alyssa will be joining the 2017 - 2018 PTO board along with:

Kim Smith (PTO President)

Chris Adent (Vice President)

Nikki Hoch (Secretary)

Here are links to forms and information that families will find helpful.

-Hillcrest Family Calendar - Keep this handy for an all-in-one place to find important dates for the 2017-2018 school year.

-PTO Volunteer Form - There are so many opportunities to support our school community - take a look and sign up to help.

-No Sell Fundraiser Form - This is the easiest fundraiser around!

-Online T-shirt Order Form (Printed Version) - Order this year's spirit wear here. Samples will be available at the

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