PTA Academic Programs

VP of Academic Programs:

Becky Bossard   rebecca_bossard@yahoo.com

2013-2014 PTA Volunteer Form

Hillcrest PTA sponsors 37 programs for our children.  Please consider donating a few hours of your time.  The benefits our children sow last a life time and carry into their future.

 

You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.–  Winston Churchill

American Education Week

Chair:  Shannon Kuntz  shannon.kuntz@gmail.com November 18–22, 2013     Held in November, the week spotlights public schools throughout the country.  Our school celebrates with classroom visitation by the parents during the week, staff appreciation, book fair, and a spirit day.                              

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Children’s Author Festival

Author Fest, April 9 – 11: What You Need to Know Beginning Wednesday, the Downers Grove Area Council of PTAs and participating schools (including ours) will celebrate Author Fest — a three-day, district-wide event that gives students opportunities to share experiences with acclaimed authors and illustrators. To prepare, Hillcrest PTA in December purchased Blue Balliett’s …

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Constant Contact- Email Program

chairs: Cathy Mead  cuzzimead@gmail.com Gina Stark    gkrats@sbcglobal.net   Judy Crane judy@judyacrane.com Constant Contact is OUR Program for all board members and Program Chairs.  If you are interested in learning or need access to  review the tutorials please contact any of the above volunteers.  If  you need an email sent for your programs, please feel to …

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Cultural Arts

chairs: Kelly Stokes     kellyjstokes@sbcglobal.net Jennifer Kowalski     jpmk1231@yahoo.com These wonderful events for 2016 are sponsored by the Hillcrest PTA Friday January 22, 2016 “It’s Greek to Me” a 6th Grade In-Class Field trip  Thursday February 11, 2016  “Sally Ride” Assembly by the Historical Perspectives for Children, LLC all grades  Friday April 22, …

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Destination Imagination

Volunteers needed or this program will remain inactive.  For more information please go to http://www.idodi.org/ If you are interested in volunteering for this program, please contact Becky Bossard  at rebecca_bossard@yahoo.com  

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Directory Spot or Hard Copy Directory

chair: Kim Costello kimcostello@sbcglobal.net The Hillcrest PTA is offers a membership package that includes either a smart phone app, printed directory or both. Please click the front page “Join the PTA” button to make your selection.

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District 58 Observer

chair:  Kim Costello kimcostello@sbcglobal.net

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Eco-Committee

chair:  Jill Donaldson  blondiejcd@yahoo.com  

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Fitness Club

chair:  Galinda Tunney galindat@comcast.net

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Great Books

chair: Maureen Dunn      MDunn@euclidinsurance.com Volunteer leaders are trained to meet with a small group of students for discussion of stories from GREAT BOOKS. Groups meet during the lunch hour weekly for six weeks during January and February.  

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Legislation

chair: Jennifer Hall-Lee   jmhkol@sbcglobal.net

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LRC Volunteers

chair:  Jennifer Lockwood    jslockwood11@gmail.com Learning Resource Center: Come help in the LRC! We support the LRC Director Leslie Hesterman and LRC Aide Jennifer Jones by checking in, checking out and shelving library books.       It is a fun way to see what wonderful resources our students use during the school year. 

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Partners-in-Art

chairs:   Gina Stark gkrats@sbcglobal.net Maria Brummel mbrummel@gmail.com My name is Gina Stark and I chair the Partners-In-Art program along with my co-chair, Maria Brummel. Partners-In-Art is a PTA-funded art appreciation program that has been educating Hillcrest students for over fifteen years, and in that time our volunteers, past and present, have put together one of …

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PTA Calendar

PLEASE CLICK ON THE CALENDAR WIDGET AT THE HOME PAGE LOCATED ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE PAGE TO ACCESS A CALENDAR FOR THE YEAR.

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PTA Website

chairs: Cathy Mead   cuzzimead@gmail.com Gina Stark     gkrats@sbcglobal.net Judy Crane judy@judyacrane.com    Does your program need web advertisement, updated page information, a link for on-line payments, or some front page news?  We are happy to help.  Just send a quick email with your request  to the above volunteers.  Please indicate if your would …

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Reflections

  chairs:  Alison Rozell   arozell@Naperville203.org                 Becky Bossard    rebecca_bossard@yahoo.com General Information for Reflections:    click here Student Entry Form:  click here General Program Participant Rules:  click here Dance Choreography Rules: click here Film/Production Rules:  click here Literature Rules:  click here Music Composition Rules:  click here Photography …

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School Supply Kits

ORDER YOUR SCHOOL KITS FOR FREE SCHOOL DELIVERY BY JUNE 9, 2017 Home delivery now available with only a $5.95 service fee! Click below for a list of supplies your child will need Grades 1 -3 Supplies Grades 4 – 6 Supplies Primary DLP Supplies Intermediate DLP Supplies  Instructions for Ordering School Supply Kits on-line Order your …

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Six Flags Great America Read to Succeed

  Great America Read to Succeed   Chairperson:  Nancy Bifulco, nbifulco@msn.com   Attached below is the information for the 2015 Great America Read to Succeed program.  Students who record 6 hours of recreational reading between now and February 23rd will be awarded a free admission ticket to Six Flags Great America.  Tickets will be distributed …

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Summer Math Club 2016

Chair:  Katie Suva katie@suva1.com  

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Volunteer Lists

chair:  Sarah Demos          sarahdemos@ameritech.net

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