Hillcrest Staff ARTery

We are the heART of Hillcrest!

The week of May 31st - June 3rd

Bus Duty:

AM - Ally, Amy G. & Trista

PM - Holy, Anne & Janet

Treats: All Staff

Word of the Week: Patriotism

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Monday, May 30th - MEMORIAL DAY - NO SCHOOL!


Tuesday, May 31st (Day 3)

  • 8:20 - 9:00 - Our last Staff Meeting of the Year!
  • 9:45 - 2:00 - Kindergarten to Como Zoo
  • 12:00 - 2:00 - 4th grade to Ordway


Wednesday, June 1st (Day1)

  • 8:20 - 9:00 - SWIM team meeting/Caroline's room
  • 9:40 - AWARDS DAY/Cafeteria
  • 4:00 - 4:30 - Short party in HUB/ice cream (Farewell to staff leaving)


Thursday, June 2nd (Day 2)

  • 5th GRADE GRADUATION!
  • YEARBOOK DISTRIBUTION!
  • 5:30 - 6:30 - ELA Family Picnic/Playground (lunch room if raining)


Friday, June 3rd (Day 3) - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!! WOOPEE!!!

  • 9:30 - 2:00 - 1st grade to MN Zoo
  • 11:45 - 3:15 - 4th & 5th grade to Grand Slam
  • 12:50 - 3:15 - 2nd & 3rd grade to Southtown Bowl

Other Important Stuff

BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS (please turn them in)

At this moment in time 54 kid books are checked out and 49 books are checked out to staff. Please make sure you return any books that you have checked out ASAP to the Library.

June 6th - Work Day Details

Given that it is a contract day, please plan on being present for the day. We'll have a short staff meeting during the morning around 9:30 and then have a staff BBQ and potluck for lunch. I'll be scheduling 10 - 15 minute year end check-ins with folks during the morning and afternoon. Outside of the meeting, lunch, and check-in the time is yours to wrap things up and prepare for next Fall.

Classroom Material Fees

We will be adopting a standard $10 per student fee for class materials for the coming school year. This will be greater or less than some of what you've been asking for, but it will average out and create an easy number for all parents to remember to pay. If scholarship is needed, it is still absolutely available.


This said, the $5 for recorders will still be an above and beyond cost for students. It can be paid with the standard $10 or separately. Jane will be adjusting the lists that go out with the report cards to reflect this change.

Saying Goodbye

We're going to be saying goodbye to some amazing and awesome staff members this year. They have made a huge difference in our students' lives and our lives. They are . . .


  • Lisa H. (Psych)
  • Allie J. (Tech)
  • Caitlin M. (SW)
  • Abby O. (EL)
  • Carolyn P. (Intervention)
  • Rachel P. (VISION)
  • Caroline R. (SPED)
  • Natalie S.-P. (EL)

Our weekly staff newsletter!

This newsletter will come to you every Friday afternoon for the upcoming week. If you have any information, small business items, or events to share, please email the title, narrative, and specifics to Jane or Calvin.