Social Programs

VP of Social:
Lindsey Burnette



Bingo Night

Committee Chair: Karen Frazier Date TBD in the Hillcrest Gym Details and sign-up to follow!

Field Day

Monday, June 6, 2022 Committee Chair: Drew Nastal Plan now for a day filled with outdoor fun and exercise!  This year, kindergarten students will participate in eight stations in the morning and all 1st-5th grade students will participate in 12 stations throughout the morning and afternoon.  Students should dress for the weather, make note that …

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 2022 Tuesday, August 23 3:30pm – 5:30pm at the Hillcrest Playground 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 Face painting …

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

Incoming Kindergarten Summer Play Dates Tuesday, June 14 at 11am Monday, July 11 at 6pm Tuesday, August 16 at 6pm Hillcrest Elementary – Owen’s 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 …

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 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) and assistants (birthdays, holidays, …

Staff Appreciation

Committee Chair: Holly Francis 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) This event has been on hold due to COVID-19 restrictions. We’re hopeful to be able to bring this event back to our school soon.