PTO generously provides dinner for teachers during conferences. We will be ordering food in for teachers on October 16th, but would like to have a potluck style dinner on October 23rd. If you have a favorite crock-pot meal, side dish or dessert that you would like to bring in, please call of email Kristen Hartman … Read more »
Hillis Elementary School today was presented with the HealthierUS School Challenge Silver Award for our work to improve the health and nutrition of students. In total, ten DMPS schools are being honored this year by the program, sponsored by the USDA Food & Nutrition program. Great work teachers and students!
Pictured: Fifth Grade student Patricia Lazo-Chavez peeling and coring apples for ECO-Hour fresh apple sauce. On September 25th, during ECO-Hour Hillis students enjoyed homemade applesauce made by Chelsea Frist, Hillis FoodCorps member, with the help of our three fifth grade classroom. Students peeled and cored hundreds of green apples from Mrs. Denman’s Winterset farm. Chelsea … Read more »
Mrs. McKay’s 1st Grade classroom have built up their independent reading stamina to 14 minutes by October 1st. This will help students with their learning and their love for reading throughout the year. Students at Hillis are working hard to get into routines. Teachers are setting goals with students to build their stamina during independent … Read more »
Wednesday, September 18th Mrs. Cooper’s fourth grade class prepared fresh Eggplant from our Hillis Community Garden. SUCCESS work Nevenka Francic, helped with the food processor to assist students in making a delicious eggplant dip. Hillis students enjoyed the dip with crackers and fresh carrot slices from our garden. Hillis students will be cooking every week … Read more »
For the 2013-2014 school year, we will be opening our front doors at 8:10. Most staff members are not on contract until 8:15 and this will help ensure the safety of our students and the security of our building.
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