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If your child is absent: You must contact the Hillcrest office. Speak to Joan Cannon or Mrs. Terrell.
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Welcome to Hillcrest School
Hillcrest is a K-8 school located near Broadway Terrace and Hwy 13, in Oakland, California. Our community of teachers, staff, parents and students strives to provide all students with a firm foundation in academic skills and an appreciation of lifelong learning. Due to over capacity with all grades at Hillcrest, please contact the OUSD student assignment office for the 2013 school year.
Time for Hillcrest's Spring Scrip gift card sale!
Hillcrest earns a percentage of each gift card that is purchased. It is an easy way to get your shopping done for those end of school year teacher’s presents, graduation gifts, Father's Day and summer birthdays, and anniversaries. Gift cards will be delivered early June.
See the flyer for how to order. Orders need to be in by Friday May 17th.
Thank you for supporting this program.
Check our Scrip Page for more details
download the flyer here || PLEDGE FORM is HERE || Sponsor a Booth
Walk of Fame Walkathon Permission Slip!
All parents - please click on the link to complete the permission form for the Walkathon. Whether or not your child is planning to walk, please complete the form to help us prepare and plan for the day! Please complete the form by March 25, 2013. Thank you!
Next Hillcrest Dine Out Event
The next Hillcrest Dine Out event will be held at Jules Thin Crust Pizza 5804 College Avenue (across from Zacharys) on Monday May 20th. They feature organic thin crust along with gluten free pizza, plus delicious salads.
10% of the total sales for the ENTIRE DAYwill be given to Hillcrest. Dine-in or take-out. Tell all your friends and families. No flyer needed for the school to get credit!
Thank you to everyone who has participated in the other dine out events this spring. Questions?: email Carol Burton
You are invited to a private shopping night
at the Lesley Evers Boutique on Thursday May 30th from 6-9 pm. The store is located at 5501 College Avenue(next door to Rockridge Kids) Hillcrest Mom, Lesley Evers, will give 20% back to Hillcrest on all sales at the event. Come check out her new boutique and enjoy a night of shopping with other Hillcrest moms!
Hillcrest 2012 Benefit and Auction
PAYMENTS - Please make your payments as soon as possible. If you are paying by check you can mail your check to me, made out to Hillcrest PTA. Please write your bidder number on the check. If you wish to pay by credit card and it wasn't put on file at the auction, please email me and give me the best number to call you so that I can get your cc number over the phone.
Thanks to all of you who made the auction such a great success!!
Benefit Chair Leann Cawley, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amazon Shopping Rewards
Attention all you Amazon shoppers! Before you buy anything from Amazon, click on the Amazon.com shopping link logo on the right. Going to Amazon from the Hillcrest PTA website will ensure that 4-8% of the money you spend will be donated to the Hillcrest PTA. Tell your neighbors and family too. Bookmark it as one of your favorites! Want to know more about other Scrip/RetailPrograms? Click here.
2012 - 2013 School Hours
Welcome to the new school year! Please note the changes in the school hours schedule below. This info is also posted on the Handbook page. Whether you're a new or returning family, please review the Handbook page for other important info like arrival/dropoff procedures, parking, and attendance.
|Regular Days||Minimum Days**|
|Grades||Arrival Time||Dismissal Time||Arrival Time||Dismissal Time|
|Kindergarten||8:30 a.m.*||2:00 p.m.||8:30 a.m.*||1:15 p.m.|
|1 - 5||8:30 a.m.*||3:00 p.m.||8:30 a.m.*||Grades 1-3 1:15 p.m.
Grades 4-5 1:30 p.m.
|6 - 8||8:45 a.m.||3:12 p.m.||8:45 a.m.
(Please note that this schedule is subject to change. Check back periodically.)
* At 8:28 am, grades K-5 will form a circle on the yard for the daily opening ceremony.
** Minimum days (early release days) are Wednesdays and a few additional days assigned by OUSD. Please check the school calendar or the weekly Yellow Pages newsletter for updates.