Jan 12

Schedule Changes

Friday, January 26th will be a full day for students.

Monday, January 29th will be full day for students.
Friday, February 2nd will be a half day for students / clerical for teachers.  END OF THE SECOND NINE WEEKS / FIRST SEMESTER.
Monday, February 5th will be the BEGINNING OF THE THIRD NINE WEEKS / SECOND SEMESTER.
Friday, February 16th will be a full day for students (This was Parent/Teacher Conference Day).
Monday, February 19th will be a full day for students (this is President’s Day).  Report cards will go home with students.
Tuesday, March 6th will be a full day for students (this was a Professional Development Day).  Progress Reports will go home.

Jan 02

5 Steps to Prepare for Winter Storm Watch

With winter storms predicted, please take these steps now to be prepared.

1) Update your students about where to go when they get off the bus, should schools close early.

2) Remember, when schools are opening under a 1- or 2-hour delay, bus pickups begin 1 or 2 hours later than normal. With incredibly cold temperatures, please prepare students by dressing them in layers with hats and gloves.

3) Early dismissals, delays and school closings can affect before- and after-school care programs. Check with your provider now to learn about their winter weather plans. Note: No breakfast is served on days with delayed openings.

4) Make sure we know how you’d prefer to receive updates. Go to www.spsk12.net/Parents/School Messenger to confirm your phone numbers and emails are up to date.

5) For more information, visit www.spsk12.net/parents/delays-closings/

Jan 02

Stay Informed about the Weather and Changing Events

The time to prepare is now! Help us keep you informed of regular news and changing events by following our social media channels. Sites are updated regularly, especially when events are rapidly changing. Stay tuned!

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Dec 07

Updated January Testing Calendar

The end of the nine weeks is coming quickly, and January is full of testing.  Please see the following link below for a complete list of test dates.

January Testing Calendar 2018 Updated

Dec 07

The Bookfair is Here!

Books make the holidays even brighter!  Hillpoint’s winter bookfair will be held next week, December 11-15.  Parents are invited to shop with their children during the bookfair.  You are also welcome to shop online at our official bookfair website!

You may pay with cash, credit, or a check for the exact amount.  Also, keep in mind that books make wonderful holiday gifts for teachers.  Please see the wish boxes when you come by!

Dates and times:

Monday, December 11   8:50-4:00

Tuesday, December 12  8:50-7:00

Wednesday, December 13  8:50-4:00

Thursday, December 14  8:50-4:00

Friday, December 15  8:50-6:30

Dec 07

Santa’s Secret Shop

The Hillpoint PTA is holding a Santa’s workshop this year, to allow students to purchase small gifts for friends and family.  All gifts will be under $15.  The shop will be open December 11-14, from 10:30-2:00.  Students should have brought home a wish list last week.  Students may visit the store at the discretion of their teacher, or at the PTA meeting.  Please see the image below for a listing of all toys and their prices.

Shopping List

Nov 29

Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill

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Nov 22

December Important Dates

 

12th  5:30: Talent Show / 6:30: PTA/Family Reading “Wrap Up a Good Book”

13th  Interim Reports go home

 

19th  American Sign Language Team Holiday Sing & Sign program for First Grade 1:20-2:05

20th  Holiday Sing-a-long 9:30-10:30 / Polar Express Movie on HGTV 10:45 and 12:45 /                               

             Winter Parties 2:00-2:45 / 2:45 Special Holiday Story on HGTV (performed by your admin team)

21st  Winter Break begins!!  See you back on January 2, 2018!!

Nov 15

Family Reading Night December 12

December 2017 Family Reading Night Flyer (5)

Nov 15

Pajama Drive–Nov. 15 to Dec. 12

This holiday season, Hillpoint Elementary will be participating in a pajama drive. New sets of pajamas, in any size, will be collected starting November 15 until December 12. Donations cannot be accepted on or after December 13.

You may turn in pajamas to your student’s homeroom teacher or at the PTA meeting on December 12.

Thank you for giving the gift of warmth and literacy!

Pajama Drive Flyer 2017 (1)

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