This year Hillis Elementary was awarded Floor Hockey equipment from the Iowa Wild. Students at Hillis had been eager to learn about the game of Hockey and the skills needed to play the game. Some of the skills that students learned about were: dribbling, passing, shooting and safety. Students put those skills to the test … Read more »
First graders and Hillis Elementary have been working on reading and writing rhythms in music class with teacher Brittany Mueller. These first graders are using straws to write the rhythms they hear. One straw by itself is a quarter note (ta) and two straws connected at the top by another are eighth notes (titi). The teacher … Read more »
During ECO-Hour students will be starting their learning about their brain as a muscle and tool for their learning! Students will be learning how to maximize their learning potential and how to take care and exercise their brain. Look for the at home connect coming home in a calendar form!
Hillis Students are working hard to have students be at school from Bell-to-Bell each month! Students know that it is important to be at school on time and stay until the end each day. Every minute counts and helps our students achieve great things! Pictured are the students who were here everyday all of first … Read more »
Pre-scheduled conferences are Wednesday February 19th and 26th.
It’s been more than 25 years since DMPS made comprehensive changes to elementary school attendance areas. A lot changes in a quarter of a century, and to better serve students and meet the needs of schools the district is considering new attendance areas for many elementary schools. Click the headline to learn about the plan and share your opinion.
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