Hillcrest Family Newsletter
September 3rd, 2021
What a fantastic first week of school with students!
Each week, our Family Newsletter will contain weekly updates and notices for news in our building and also our district. Generally we try to email out the newsletter on Fridays but sometimes it's the weekend before we click "send".
Be sure to check out newsletters and emails from your child's teacher as well. Teachers will share information related to your child's specific classroom related to curriculum, field trips and classroom celebrations!
We know email boxes are always full so we try to minimize the number of mailings that go home every week. This newsletter is where PTO shares information on building events as well.
Thank you for your patience as everyone is relearning our patterns. Every day traffic gets smoother and smoother!!
A couple items to remember:
* IN at the Edges and OUT in the Middle. Your best route is to enter at the water tower entrance. Then, follow the driveway along the edge of the property and find a park spot. When you are done with your task at Hillcrest, exit out the center driveway.
* Students stay with their parents until the 8:30 bell. If you are using the drop off lane, students should stay in their vehicle with their parents until 8:30.
* Please use the crosswalk at the playground edge rather than cutting across the circle drive. It is safer to cross at the playground and that leaves the traffic flow open for cars looking for a parking spot or leaving the drop off zone.
The Drop Off/Pick Up Zone
-This zone is meant for a quick drop off so parents DO NOT leave their cars. If you would like to visit the playground with your child, please use the parking lot and crosswalk.
-Students should stay in their cars until the 8:30 bell and then they can head right into the building.
Be sure to communicate any attendance needs through Safe Arrival. The office will follow up on students who are marked absent by their teacher with phone calls beginning at 9:00 for any family we haven't heard from.
Building Entry for Visitors
For any school business during the school day that involves coming into the rest of the building, you will need to check in and out of the office. Be sure to bring a picture ID so it can be scanned. Once your ID has been scanned and you have your visitor badge, you will be buzzed into the school building for your appointment.
On days when we have many volunteers (like Fall Fest) in the building, we ask visitors to let us know the day before you are coming so we are able to pre-print visitor badges.
Thank you so much to the Terry and Zeroth families!