Tour For 2021-22 Prospective Families

Hillcrest K-8 and its principal, Maria McCormick, will be hosting a virtual “visit/tour” for 2021-2022 prospective families on Tuesday, Dec 1, 2020 and Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 from 6:30pm-7:30pm. To sign up, please register here. More details and info can be found at the About > Enrollment page.

Welcome to Pandemonium!

Hillcrest’s biggest fundraiser of the year, our annual auction, is now underway at! This year’s online-only affair features perennial favorites like wine and in-person parties, and introduces new categories like virtual events and at-home experiences. Additionally, any Raise Your Paddle donation this year will enter you into the raffle for our Pandemic Survival Kit: over 40 bottles of wine, a Nintendo Switch for the kids, a $150 Doordash gift card, $200 in gift cards to local restaurants, and a Trader Joe’s snack pack.
The funds we raise this week will pay for our beloved staff, critical curriculum and school supplies, and important programs like library, art, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts, so please give whatever you can!
Here’s what you need to know:

Visit the online auction at!
If you haven’t registered yet, here’s how to get set up:

Click “Get Started”
If you participated in the 2019 online auction: Log in and you’ll be prompted to confirm your online bidding setup and re-enter your credit card information.
If you didn’t participate in the 2019 online auction: You’ll be prompted to sign up and your email should be verified within an hour.
When you register, you’ll…

Thank You Hillcrest!

Parents, a huge thank you to everyone who participated in our annual PTA donation drive! We are excited to inform you that over 70% of Hillcrest families participated. We are wholeheartedly grateful for your generosity and kindness during this difficult time. While we conclude this donation drive with a big success, you can still make a tax-free donation anytime by sending us a check or online. Thank you!

Hillcrest Library Is Open

The Hillcrest Virtual Library is open for searching, browsing, and borrowing books. You can pick up reserved books from the “on the yard” low contact check out. Return books during “on the yard” exchange or to the campus 24-hour book drop. See the *NEW* Library Website for much more information.

Hillcrest Community Care Fund

The Hillcrest Community Care Fund provides bridge relief to Hillcrest community members facing unexpected hardships. To request aid, contact a teacher, the principal, the mental health specialist, or another member of the staff. To donate, click here. More information can be found at

Swag Drive – Order By Fri, Aug 21

The 2020-21 Swag Drive is ending! Order online and show your school spirit before the deadline of Friday, Aug 21, 2020. Note that this is the only opportunity to buy Hillcrest apparel during the school year – we only order what is purchased. More information can be found here, and items will be available for pick up in early October. There are lots of new items this year for both kids and adults, and 100% of proceeds benefit the Hillcrest PTA. Go Cardinals!