Progress Reports and Parent/Teacher Interviews

Dear Parents/Guardians: Progress reports for students in grades 1 to 6 will be distributed on Monday, November 3rd. Kindergarten students will not receive a progress report. Interviews for Kindergarten to Grade 6 will take place on Thursday, November 6th and Friday, November 7th. Interviews are an opportunity for students, parents/guardians and teachers to share progress […]

JHSS Children’s Spooktacular Haunted House

All little ghouls & goblins are invited to come out to JHSS on Halloween, Oct. 30 from 5 to 7pm for crafts, snacks, games and FUN! Open to children 3 – 12, accompanied by an adult.  Entrance at the front – 355 Holiday Inn Dr.

Extended Day Alternate Location for Winter Break

Oct. 3rd, 2014 Extended Day Alternate Location for Winter Break   Dear Parents/Guardians, Due to the reduced number of families requiring the Extended Day Program during the winter break; WRDSB Extended Day Programs will combine and implement a satellite approach. Please note that Hillcrest P.S. will operate the Extended Day Program at Hespeler P.S. during […]

December Seasonal Concert

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Save The Date! We will be holding our evening Seasonal Concerts on December 3rd and 4th from 6-7pm.  Students in Kindergarten-Grade3 will perform on December 3rd.  Students in Grades 4-6 will perform on December 4th.  More details to follow!  Please stay tuned!

Coins AGAINST Cancer

  In October, Hillcrest held its annual Coins Against Cancer drive.  The students worked hard as a team to raise money for a great cause.  Throughout the week we collected: Nifty Nickels, Delightful Dimes, Quacky Quarters, Lucky Loonies, and Taco Toonies.  The students showed their Husky Spirit and raised a total of $503.50.  We are […]


On September 29 to October 8, 2014 two challenges were given to the students of Hillcrest…who could build the most extravagant CANstruction out of food items? And who could collect the most food items for the Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank. Our Hillcrest Huskies collected 750 food items all together for our food drive and came […]

School Council Minutes – October 2014

October 8, 2014 Present Marc Laurente, Lindsay Walker, Kim McMullen, Bill and Rachel Morrow, Heather Horsey,  Rebecca Shiry, Veronica Maloney, Michele Johnston, Sandy Hickey, Karen Bocskay   1)Welcome and Introductions 2) School Council Elections – Lindsay Walker Chair, Vice Chair – Karen Bocsksay, Secretary – Heather Horsey 3) EQAO results  (Marc) – Hillcrest is doing […]

School Council Minutes – September 2014

  Hillcrest Public School Council Meeting Minutes September 10, 2014   Present Marc Laurente, Kim McMullen, Bill and Rachel Morrow, Heather Horsey, Marietta Snetsinger, Rebecca Shiry, Veronica Moloney, Michele Johnston, Sandy Hickey 1)Welcome and Introductions 2) School Council Elections – will hold elections at the October School Council Meeting 3) Notice any changes? Outdoor classrooms […]

QSP Magazine Fundraiser – Orders due October 14, 2014

Thank you for your support with the QSP Magazine fundraiser. Please return all orders to the school by October 14th. Just a reminder that cheques must be made payable to Hillcrest P.S. Orders can be placed by ordering online as well at, Group #3712643. Ordering online is fast, easy and students return no monies […]

CANstruction Food Drive – September 29 – October 8, 2014

For this food drive we will primarily be collecting cans – but students are allowed to bring in whatever they or their families see fit. We will be having a competition for whoever can make the largest CANstruction. Although it is called a CANstruction, classrooms can use whatever materials they have brought in to create […]

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