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Monday, Tuesday,Thursday, Friday


1045 Hilltop Drive
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-832-5720
Fax: 785-832-5722

NO SCHOOL - Monday, Sept 15th
A reminder to parents….. School will not be in session on Monday, September 15th due to teacher professional development.  This is a day for teacher training.  

First HAWKS Recognition Announced
Twice a month throughout the school year, we will recognize Hillcrest students who have demonstrated appropriate behavior by following our new Hillcrest expectations.  These students’ cards were pulled from the class basket which contained all HAWKS tickets during the first week and a half of school.  Staff have been pleased with beginning of the year behavior.  WE ARE SO LUCKY to have GREAT HILLCREST KIDS!!
Congratulations to the following GREAT HILLCREST HAWKS

Kdgn - Baggett-Andy, Ximena, Jack, Brown– Zane, Kuki, Ethan, McAdoo– Alunyah, Tyler, Estes
First Grade - Hall -  Soleil, Tredell, Baila; Preston - Kai, Joselyn, Angel; Smith - Eileen, Jeffrey, Luis
Second Grade - Heide - Camryn, Kenneth, Anton;  McGee - Rose, Laura, Aidyn; Tuel - Olivier, Channing, Ayanna
Third Grade - Hannon - Luis, Maebelle, Miguel; Sisson - Alex, Anthony Chaz ; Wilk - June, Sage, Max
Fourth Grade - Gill -  Samir, Jordan, Shivani; Parkhurst - Jalajah, Yingqi, Arthur; Seaman - Mei, Yazmin, Brianna;
Fifth Grade - King - Abraham, Yuhan, Bianca; Lofflin - Topaz, Joel, Gamal; Stahl - Drake, Wahala, Jorge


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Hillcrest Elementary

      Hillcrest is a community working together to provide a challenging,
         meaningful education for all children, in a safe and stimulating
    environment, where diversity is welcomed and learning is celebrated. 

3262012_121326_0.jpg“Where the World Goes to School!”

Sitting atop a hill on 5.3 acres of land, Hillcrest Elementary School, built in 1953, is located in central Lawrence
just west of The University of Kansas. Hillcrest shares its name with its neighborhood. We serve approximately
360 students in grades K-5.  The school offers a full-day kindergarten program.  As a cluster site, Hillcrest
provides English as a Second Language services to English Language Learners. Its international population
includes students from over 30 different countries, many of whom attend while their parents are studying at KU.

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Upcoming Events

August 13 - September 12           Early Visits
Classroom teachers will be scheduling meetings with each student and his/her parents

Please note
MAP Testing Dates have changed

Sept 8Gr. 4 MAP Math9:00
Gr. 3 MAP Math 1:30

Sept 9Gr. 3 MAP Reading9:00
Gr. 5 MAP Reading1:00

Sept 10 Gr. 1 MAP Reading9:00
Gr. 5 MAP Math 10:30

Sept 11 Gr. 1 MAP Reading9:00
Gr. 4 MAP Reading12:15

Sept 12 Gr. 2 MAP Math9:00
Gr. 1 MAP Math 2:15

Sept 16 Gr. 2 MAP Math9:00
Gr. 1 MAP Math 2:15

Sept 17 Kdgn MAP Reading AM
Gr. 2 MAP Reading12:45

Sept 18 Kdgn MAP Reading AM
Gr. 2 MAP Reading12:45

Sept 22 Kdgn MAP Math
Sept 23 Kdgn MAP Math

Sept 8-19       C oins For Kids
September 15
NO School—Teacher Professional Development

Sept 19           School Pictures
Sept 26        Spirit Day       






Last Modified: May 16, 2013

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