Hilton Weekly Newsletter
Friday, December 11th, 2020
We've had some challenges in the last couple weeks, but our back-up plans for remote learning and systems of support have continued instruction for our students. We continue to receive frequent questions from families about symptoms and protocols for keeping children home. Your emphasis on monitoring student health and following district procedures have allowed us to manage these recent setbacks.
The fact that we've been in school for sixty-five days, with four-hundred students and sixty staff members and made it this long is a testament to the effectiveness of our safety procedures. Your children do an excellent job wearing their masks and keeping it safe at Hilton.
The end of our first trimester means report cards. Instructions are listed below on how to access your child's progress in MiStar. If accessing items online poses a challenge for your family, you can request a hard copy by calling the school office.
Brighton Ford Toy Drive!
The four elementary schools will be engaged in a friendly competition to see who can collect the most toys for the Toys for Tots program. Students and families can deliver an unwrapped toy to the office or at the event on Wednesday. More details are below. We thank you for your generosity and support of the Toys for Tots program.
Wishing you and your family a healthy, happy holiday season.
First Trimester Report Cards
Elementary Report Cards are being made available to view via Parent Connect on December 11th, 2020 by 12pm (maybe earlier). Hard copy report cards will not be sent home.
This is what you’ll need to do to view Report Cards:
- Go to the BAS website www.brightonk12.com
- Scroll down to the bottom of the homepage
- Under Quick Links click on ParentConnect
- Enter your PIN and password
- If you haven’t viewed Parent Connect…click on the tab to log in and create your password
- If you need ParentConnect account information, please send an email to: email@example.com
- Once in your child(s) account go to Student Documents/Report Cards to view your child(s) report card.
Specials Lessons Now on our Website
You can access this information on the Hilton website under 'For Students" at any time.
If it is a COVID related illness or possible exposure, it helps us with contact tracing the sooner we are informed.
Thank you for your assistance with this as we try to keep everyone safe.
Below is a Quick Reference Guide to Assist your Child in Online Learning
This is a great resource for accessing the web based programs we use for virtual learning
Brighton Swag makes the perfect Holiday Gift!
Hello from your Elementary Counselor, Mrs. Fox! With October being Anti-Bullying Awareness Month, we spoke with students about how to use our voice. We talked about how to support one another, how to stand up respectfully, and most importantly, how to do it in a way that makes everyone feel comfortable.
Our theme of “Do Something” is carrying into our month of December: GENEROSITY AND ACTS OF KINDNESS. If we can create a culture of kindness in our classrooms, our little learners are more likely to take risks, celebrate their individuality, and grow as people. To deepen this learning, create opportunities at home for spreading kindness and being generous. We know that in order to create a habit, we must create opportunities for repetition.
Lets Connect: If you are noticing some behaviors that are interfering with your child’s success in the classroom, please feel free to complete my parent referral form and we can work together to determine if supports are needed at school.
More Resources: We also have our BAS Elementary Counseling website for ideas and resources to be used at home!
Rachael Fox, NCC
Hawkins & Hilton Elementary
Counselor Website: https://sites.google.com/brightonk12.com/bas-elementary-counseling/home
Dates to Remember
December 12th -Last day to enter Gingerbread Hunt Drawing
December 13th-Gingerbread Hunt Drawing
December 17th - 8:00 p.m. - Career Day Committee Meeting Zoom Mtg
Topic: Career Day Committee
Time: Dec 17, 2020 08:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 238 827 3973
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2019-2020 Yearbooks-Since last school year was cut short we have 60 extra year books that are available for purchase for $10.00 each. If you would like to order a yearbook from last school year for your student(s) please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Facebook Stay up to date on PTO events and meetings by joining our Facebook group at the link below. https://m.facebook.com/groups/1458617914425145/?tsid=0.21661656490501457&source=result
Amazon Smile The holidays are here! Please make sure Amazon is donating back to Hilton while you are Christmas shopping. Log into Amazon Smile , 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 Our next event is Career Day, and will be held in January! Please join our December PTO meeting or email us at email@example.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. https://us.coca-cola.com/participating-brands.
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.