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

Fun Lunch: Thursday, May 12 Orders Due: Thursday, April 28 (no exceptions) Fun Lunch: Thursday, May 26 Orders Due: Thursday, May 12 (no exceptions) Committee Chairs: Jennie Garst & Andrea Kareem This is an optional lunch service offered by the PTA. Order and pre-pay for your child’s lunch in advance through an online portal and the …

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

Saturday, April 30 at the Tivoli All Grades Welcome – Registration Closed on February 11 Committee Co-Chairs: Katelyn Whoriskey & Helen Petrillo To Register: Deadline to register an act was Friday, February 11. Choose one ADULT from your child/children’s act to function as the Act Coordinator. This person will register the act and be the …

Holiday Shop

  Friday, December 3 (4pm-7pm) & Saturday, December 4 (9am-12pm) Hillcrest Elementary School Gym Committee Chair: Jackie Hake Interested in Holiday Shop? We are looking for someone to shadow Jackie next year & take over as Holiday Shop Committee Chair for the 2023-24 school year when Jackie ages out as a Hillcrest parent. Please reach out …

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 Click here to signup! One of our important parent volunteer opportunities is being a Room Ambassador! Each classroom has two Room Ambassadors for each school year. Please see below to learn more about how a Room Ambassador supports teachers and students: Leads recognition and celebrations for designated teacher(s) …

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.