ROBERT T. HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL

Week of January 10, 2022

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CAMPUS MISSION & VISION

Vision (What We Strive to be)

The vision of Robert T. Hill Middle School is for our students to impact their community, and world which they will inherit, while trailblazing the trajectory of their lives.


Mission (Our Daily Work)

The mission of Robert T. Hill Middle School is for students to engage in innovative problem solving through a process of investigating the world, developing empathy, communicating ideas, and taking action.

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A NOTE FROM PRINCIPAL RUIZ

Highlander Family,


Last week, we started with a strong start to the 2nd Semester! May we continue this Journey to Excellence strong!


Here are some reminders/updates:


  • Students must bring their district technology and charger daily to school.
  • ACP Make-ups will continue this week if your child did not take them prior to Winter Break.
  • Middle of the Year (MOY) MAP testing will begin this Tuesday.
  • Destination Bryan Adams is this Wednesday, January 12 at 6:00 p.m.


Please save the following date:


  • Parent/Teacher Conference on Tuesday, January 25


Together, we can ensure our students will soar on this Journey to Excellence. THIS IS OUR YEAR!


Candice Ruiz
Principal
Robert T. Hill Middle School

canruiz@dallasisd.org

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

OUR COUNSELORS

OUR HIGHLANDER CREED

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ISIBINDI IS IN THE LEAD

Check out how your child can earn house points! May the best house win!
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THIRD 9 WEEKS: WEEK 2

MONDAY, JANUARY 10

  • "B" Day (6th-10th period)
  • Advisory: SEL
  • MOY Reading MAP (All Levels)
  • Girls’ Basketball 7th/8th Hill (Visitors) vs Hulcy @ Jesse Owens Memorial Complex @ 6:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 11

  • “A” Day (1st, 2nd, 3rd 4th & 5th period)
  • Happy Birthday, Mrs. Rodriguez!
  • MOY Math MAP (All Levels)
  • Math Tutoring 4:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m.-Cancelled

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12

  • "B" Day (6th-10th period)
  • Advisory: SEL
  • Grace period ends -students may regain eligibility
  • MOY Science MAP (8th grade/7th grade PAP)

  • ELAR Tutoring 4:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m.-Cancelled


THURSDAY, JANUARY 13

  • “A” Day (1st, 2nd, 3rd 4th & 5th period)
  • Advisory: Reading Intervention (IXL) & Mini Conferences
  • Science/Social Studies Tutoring 4:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m.-Cancelled

  • Boys’ Basketball 7th/8th Hill (Visitors) vs Hulcy @ Jesse Owens Memorial Complex @ 6:30 p.m.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 14

  • "B" Day (6th-10th period)
  • Advisory: Houses
  • ACP Sky Club Party during all lunches


SATURDAY, JANUARY 15

  • VEX IQ Robotics Tournament in Caddo Mills HS

TUTORING SCHEDULE

Tutoring will resume the week of January 17.
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TECHNOLOGY

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DOES YOUR STUDENT NEED HELP WITH THEIR CLASSES?

NEXT WEEK @ A GLANCE

MONDAY, JANUARY 17

  • No School - MLK Day

TUESDAY, JANUARY 18

  • "A" Day (1st-5th period)
  • Advisory: Math Intervention (IXL) & Mini Conferences
  • Math Tutoring 4:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19

  • "B" Day (6th-10th period)
  • Advisory: SEL
  • Grace period ends - students may regain eligibility
  • ELAR Tutoring 4:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m.


THURSDAY, JANUARY 20

  • "A" Day (1st-5th period)
  • Advisory: Reading Intervention (IXL) & Mini Conferences
  • Science/Social Studies Tutoring 4:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m.

  • Hill Boys’ Basketball (V) vs Lang @ Lang MS @ B-6:30 PM & A-7:30 PM

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21

  • "B" Day (6th-10th period)
  • Advisory: Houses

  • Career Day - Extended Advisory

  • Picture Day

  • 3rd Week Grade check

  • 7th Grade STEM Field Trip to the University of North Texas College of Engineering


SATURDAY, JANUARY 22

BELL SCHEDULE

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BUS ROUTES

For questions or concerns, please call our transportation call center at 972.925.4287 or submit a Let's Talk Ticket on our website at www.dallasisd.org/transportation.
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YONDR

Yondr is back for the 2021-2022 School Year at Hill Middle School! We are a phone free zone. Please make sure students bring their cell phones daily. Also, Apple Watches will also be placed in the Yondr pouches.
UNIFORMS

Here is the 2021-2022 Uniform Guide for Hill Middle School. Students will receive their ID badges during Social Studies classes this week. They must bring their ID badges daily to school as part of their uniform attire.

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SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

Here is the 2021-2022 School Supply List for Hill Middle School. Please note that will we not charge for jeans or SWAG, but students will have the opportunity to earn jeans day for winning a house challenge.

ARRIVAL @ HILL

  • School starts at 8:20 a.m. and parents may begin dropping off students at 7:45 a.m.
  • Parents may drop off students using the circle driveway in the back of the school ONLY.
  • All students will enter through the back of the school. Students will not be permitted to enter through the front of the building.
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DISMISSAL @ HILL

  • School ends at 3:55 p.m.
  • Parents may pick up students on the street behind the school, Classen Dr. and the front of the school.
  • Cars will not be permitted to enter the staff parking lot or the circle driveway behind the school to pick-up students until all buses are gone.
  • Please refrain from picking up students in the faculty/staff parking lot.

MESSAGE FROM HILL PTA

Let’s stock the teacher’s lounge!!

Our teachers and staff work so hard, often going without lunch or snacks. Let's help stock the teachers lounge. View the Amazon wish list and you can just have it shipped directly to the school (easy!) Go off the list or order something else you think they might like. Let's show those that spend their days with our children some love!

JOIN HILL PTA

Have you joined PTA? When you join PTA, you are investing in your child's school. Click on link below to join Hill PTA (you get a shirt with your membership), order car decals, yard signs, and even make a donation to PTA!
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FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED

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REMIND

Don't forget to join Remind to receive updates from Robert T. Hill Middle School. Text 81010 and send the following message @j2e21
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SAFETY CONTACT

Sheryl Edwards, School Nurse

If you have any questions or concerns regarding COVID-19, please contact our school nurse at sheredwards@dallasisd.org or 972-502-5710.