Social Programs

VP of Social:
Lindsey Burnette



Bingo Night

Committee Chairs: Vacant (2) If interested in helping to plan this event, please reach out to Lindsey Burnette. Date TBD in the Hillcrest Gym Details and sign-up to follow!

Field Day

Thanks to all of the volunteers who helped make Hillcrest Field Day 2021 a success, see you next June! Committee Chair: Drew Nastal

Fun Lunch

Committee Chairs: Jennie Garst & Andrea Kareem Fun Lunch and Pizza Lunch are on hold until it is deemed safe. All unused balances from the 2019-20 school year have been refunded or donated to the Hillcrest PTA based on family preference. We will communicate out any updates as soon as we have information to share! …

Hillcrest Fest

Hillcrest Fest 2021 Friday, August 27 5:30pm – 7:00pm Committee Chairs: Lisa Kolavennu, Laura McGreal and Heidi Renner Funded by the Hillcrest PTA, this back-to-school festival is an awesome way to kick off the start of the school year. This year’s festivities included: Inflatable obstacle courses DJ and dancing Free ice cream bars (one per …

Hillcrest Variety Show

Committee Chairs: Annette Ohlsen – co-chairs needed! If interested in helping plan this event, please reach out to Lindsey Burnette – without your support, the show cannot go on! The 2020 and 2021 Hillcrest Variety Shows were canceled due to the pandemic. We’re hopeful to be able to bring this event back for our students and …

Holiday Shop

Committee Chairs: Vacant If interested in helping plan this event, please reach out to Lindsey Burnette. More information about this amazing holiday shopping event for our students is coming soon. Lots of helping hands needed!

Kindergarten Handprints

Committee Chairs: Helen Petrillo & Meg Smith Each spring, our kindergarten students get to add their painted handprints to our school hallway. We always need a few parents to help with this fun project!

Kindergarten Play Date

Kindergarten Play Date Tuesday, August 10 at 5:30pm Hillcrest Elementary Playground Each summer, the Hillcrest PTA organizes a play date for the incoming students and parents to have a chance to meet each other. We look forward to seeing our newest hound dogs there! Please reach out to Meghann Smith with questions.  

New Family Mentoring Committee

Committee Chairs: Lindsey Burnette, Kerra Moeller, Alicia Sharp, & Katie Wojciechowski For the 2021-22 school year, Hillcrest welcomed 45 new kindergarten students and 29 new students in grades 1-6 leading to a total net new family count of over 45! Each year, our mentor committee assigns veteran Hillcrest parents to new incoming families to welcome …

Room Ambassadors

Committee Chairs: Lindsey Burnette & Holly Francis A sign up form for Room Ambassador positions will be sent out at the beginning of the school year via email. There are (2) Room Ambassadors per classroom to help organize classroom parties (TBC for the 2021-22 school year), assist teachers with any classroom needs and organize class …

Staff Appreciation

Committee Chair: Jen Haselhorst Would you like to help with staff appreciation? Our PTA organizes meals and snack stations during Parent-Teacher Conference nights, special events during Staff Appreciation Week in May and other thoughtful extras throughout the year for our beloved Hillcrest staff.  


Committee Chairs: Susie Urbanski and Katie Wojciechowski (formerly Grandparents Day) The 2020 and 2021 events were canceled due to the pandemic. We’re hopeful to be able to bring this event back to our school soon.