Sep
20

PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL PTA REFLECTIONS 2017-18!

Seeking CREATIVE children! 
Students are invited to create works of art in any of six different arts categories, reflecting upon a different theme each year. The six arts categories are dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. The theme for the 2017-2018 school year is “Within Reach”.
 
Students can create as many projects as they like, in as many arts categories as they like. Projects can only be submitted through a local unit PTA in good standing. From the local PTA, projects advance through a judging system through council, district, region, state and national levels of the program.

DATE DUE:   

MONDAY, OCTOBER  23rd
 
PLEASE TURN IN PROJECTS TO THE OFFICE.
 
Contact Anna Jackson at amwodlinger@gmail.com for questions. 
 
LUNCH PARTY FOR ALL STUDENTS THAT ENTER AND COMPLETE REFLECTIONS PROJECTS ON TIME!
Reflections Ceremony at Herrick for all those advancing to the District level will be in the first weeks of December (exact date/time TBD). Those advancing from the District level to the Regional level will be announced that night.
 
GOOD LUCK AND HAVE FUN!

Sep
26

TOP TEN REASONS TO JOIN THE PTA

10.  It’s good for your child   — Research shows that children whose parents are involved in their school make better grades and have fewer disciplinary problems.

9. It’s good for Hillcrest — The Hillcrest PTA is responsible for almost all of the school’s fundraising revenue.  We provide support to teachers and administrators, and they create a caring and supportive atmosphere in the school.

 8.  You’ll get connected — There’s no better way to know what’s going on in the school than to be involved in the PTA!

7.  You’ll be part of the National PTA network — Joining the Hillcrest PTA also provides you with membership in the National PTA.  You’ll find out what the PTA does on a national level for education.

 6.  You’ll make a difference — By volunteering with the PTA, you’ll be able to use your skills for a great cause, your child’s education!

 5.  It’s fun! — You’ll connect with a group of people who are all concerned with creating a better environment for their children.  You will help plan fun events, socials and get togethers that the whole family can attend.

 4.  You’ll be a role model  — You’ll show your children that not only are they important to you, but their education is as well.

 3.  You’ll help raise necessary funds  — The PTA fundraises to provide more educational opportunities for our children.  Fundraising remains an important part of improving the quality of Hillcrest overall.

 2.  It’s flexible — The Hillcrest PTA has progressed to meet the changing needs of parents.  There are a variety of small ways parents can help and be involved in the PTA.

 1.  It’s for every parent!  — Your voice and opinion matters!!!  Your voice and ideas can help improve the quality of education for your children and their peers.