Hillcrest Family Newsletter
February 21st, 2020
Friday, February 28th is Early Release - Dismissal at 1:40PM
CHOIR PRACTICE IS CANCELLED: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH
Optimist Swim Meet
2nd and 3rd Grade Concert Reminders
This is a friendly reminder about our annual second and third grade concert which will be held on Wednesday, February 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the Hillcrest Gym. All are invited, whether or not you have a student at Hillcrest! The title of our concert is “February’s Stars!” The dress rehearsal will be earlier in the day at 9:00 a.m. Parents or relatives who are not able to attend the evening concert are welcome to attend the dress rehearsal. It is important that all second and third grade students attend the evening concert. You will not want to miss it! Please have your students dress up for the evening concert. They should report to their homeroom at 6:20 p.m. on the evening of February 26th.
More information can be found HERE.
We would like to invite any interested 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students to participate in Waukesha Sings Beginning at Noon on Saturday March 7th, participants will be able to combine with singers from across the entire school district for a large group choral experience. This action packed day of rehearsals, singing, and team building will culminate in a concert at 5:30 pm directed by Magdalena Delgado, director of the Chicago Children’s Choir. Registration and more information is available on the website linked below. Please consider participating in this fun filled musical event and please let Mrs.Runingen know if you have any additional questions.
Note from the Principal - Assessment and Feedback
Have you seen our district's information related to Standards Based Grading? THIS page of the district website explains the purpose and philosophy of our grading practice. THIS pages relates specifically to elementary students and THIS document goes into detail about what these practices look like at school.
As a parent you are essential to your child's progress. Always feel free to reach out ask for feedback on how your child is performing. You don't have to wait for conferences or report cards to get an update.
PTO Italian Night (2 weeks and counting)
Are you ready for Italian Night?
____ Sign a family member up to help the night of
**We need your help, sign up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4ba5a729a7f94-2020
____ Tickets Ordered (due 2/26)
**Dinners MUST be pre ordered
**Raffle Ticket deals not available night of
____ Classroom Basket Item(s) Donated ( due 3/3)
____ Date on your calendar, come prepared for FUN!!
Note: Any family donations due by 2/28!
Click HERE for family packet - which includes ticket orders, classroom basket list & more!
February 28th: Early Release Dismissal 1:40 PM
March 6th: Italian Night 5:00 - 8:30 PM
March 6th: End of Trimester 2
March 23rd-27th: Spring Break - No School
Hillcrest Elementary School
We take pride in our history, our inclusive community and our collective sense of wonder!
Start Time for 4K-5th Grade- 8:40AM - line up bell rings at 8:35AM
End Time for 4K - 11:25AM
End Time for 5K-5th Grade - 3:40PM
End Time for Early Release Days for 5K-5th Grade -1:40PM
Playground supervision begins at 8:20. Please do not drop your child off until our recess supervisors are on the playground.
*Please note - our clocks often run up to 5 minutes early. We consistently reset them but the time continues creep forward!