Dear Hillcrest Elementary Parents,
Welcome back to the 2017-18 school year! Hillcrest has many exciting things happening this year. Our faculty will be working with our students to give them the skills they need to be successful, not only as a student at Hillcrest, but as they move on to junior high, high school, and beyond.
Hillcrest will continue its relentless focus in literacy through reading, writing, and discussion. Our teachers will be collaborating and examining each student’s progress in order to design lesson that reach all students in all subject areas. We will also be working on teaching the social skills necessary to provide a safe, nurturing environment where our students can excel.
We will maintain our participation in the Beverly Sorenson Taylor art grant so our students will have access to art lessons that relate to their social studies and science core. In addition, the students will receive weekly P.E.classes, library, and music. We will also continue our collaboration with the Weber State strings program so that our fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students can choose to be a part of the violin program.
As we embark on an exciting new school year, I want to express our appreciation to Hillcrest’s amazing parents! Your support is crucial to your child’s success. When we work as a team, we can help ensure the progress of all of our students. Thanks you for your support of our school and your child’s education.
Hillcrest Elementary Principal
Hillcrest Elementary School is located in the north east area of Ogden, Utah at 130 North Eccles Ave. Built in 1957, Hillcrest’s first year in operation began in 1958. Staffed with caring, well qualified teachers and administrators, Hillcrest generates a comfortable, educational learning environment. Designed in the shape of a horseshoe with classrooms on each side, it opens up to a beautiful courtyard facing the playground on the east side. The courtyard gives the students and faculty a picturesque view of the mountains. The offices, multipurpose room, and restrooms are located at the top of the horseshoe with a separate lunchroom located below the multipurpose room.
Our dedicated staff is also working to integrate music and art into the lives of every student. In the Mornings we have violin lessons, in the afternoons we offer drum lessons, and 6 week art classes by grade. We also have after school tutoring classes by invitation. All of these extras show our commitment to education on all levels.
Hillcrest Elementary School encourages and assists students, parents, community, district, teachers, and staff to work together as a team for the benefit and success of every child educationally, emotionally, and socially.
At Hillcrest, we strive to provide rigorous, high-quality data-driven instruction that is engaging and meets the needs of every child. We work together to ensure a safe learning environment that empowers students, teachers, and stakeholders to promote academic success and well-rounded citizens.
Hillcrest Elementary faculty and staff have a vested interest in every student in the school. Plans and Programs provide goals, in language arts, Math and science. Goals are set with every child in mind, helping parents, teachers and staff to encourage, provide necessary interventions, supplemental instruction and positive reinforcement.