PTA Academic Programs

VP of Academic Programs: Beth Nelson (b.almquist@sbcglobal.net)

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

2018-19 School Supply Kits – ORDER ONLINE BY JUNE 15, 2018

PLEASE NOTE:  Kits do not include extra items such as gym shoes, back packs, art smocks, and other items that may be required by specific teachers.  Feel free to email me with any questions – Bebe Steele at  jbeebs12@sbcglobal.net

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Children’s Author Festival: April 18 – 20, 2018

AUTHOR FEST 2018 (April 18-20)If you have questions, please email lhesterman@dg58.org, or genene.murphy@sbcglobal.net.

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Constant Contact Email Program

Chair: Connie Pundmann, VP of Marketing – conniesue78@yahoo.com Constant Contact is our email/communication program for all board members and program Chairs. If you are interested in learning or need access to  review the tutorials please contact Connie. And be sure you’re signed up to receive emails from the PTA so you don’t miss any important …

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Cultural Arts Field Trips and In Class Experiences

Program Chairs: Girlie and Jim O’Donoghue  (girlie.odonoghue@gmail.com) and Jen Abraham (jennifercabraham@gmail.com)    

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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: School Directory App

Directory Chair: Karen Crowley (kcrowley29@yahoo.com) Your Hillcrest PTA membership includes access to an all-school directory on the DirectorySpot app. Please click the front page “Join the PTA” button to join and gain access today!

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Fitness / Yoga Club

chair:  Laura Coen lauraploeg@yahoo.com

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Hillcrest Library Volunteers

Library Volunteer Coordinator: Maggie Spanovic (gosiulagadula@yahoo.com) Come help in the Library! We support our Teacher Librarian, Leslie Hesterman, and Library Aide, Julie Ryan, 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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Landscaping and Garden Club

Landscaping Chair:  Leigh Buehler leigh.buehler@icould.com and April Katsafanas anniekats@yahoo.com Gardening Club Chair:  Laura Maggos lauramaggos@gmail.com      

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Partners-in-Art

Program Chair:   Maria Brummel mbrummel@gmail.com 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 the best art appreciation programs in the district. What started out as an adjunct to the Art Volunteers in …

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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

Please contact Connie Pundmann at conniesue78@yahoo.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 Connie at the above email address. Please indicate if your would also like a Constant …

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Reflections 2018-19

Reflections Program Chairs: Anna Jackson (amwodlinger@gmail.com) and Helen Petrillo (hbuckley3@gmail.com) How does it work? Students are invited to create works of art in any of six different arts categories, reflecting upon the theme for the year. The six arts categories are dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. The theme for 2018 …

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Six Flags Great America Read to Succeed

  Great America Read to Succeed   Chairperson:  Gayle Wilson – mgwilson303@comcast.net Form will be posted online and sent home in backpacks in February of each year. Stay tuned!

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Summer Math Club 2018

Chair:  Katie Suva katie@suva1.com Thank you to all the students and schools that participated in Summer Math Club this year. We had a great success and look forward to more fun next summer.    

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