Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Updates and Congratulations


Hilsman's team competed at the Statewide finals for MathCounts last Saturday. The team took home sixth place in the State and Cathy Deng took fifth in the individual event. Congratulations to the whole team for a great season.

Geography Bee

Hilsman’s own Evan Knox (6th grade) has qualified to represent our school at the state National Geographic Bee. It will be held on April 4th in Milledgeville, GA. Both his teachers and his family are extremely proud of Evan and cannot wait for him to represent our school and the Clarke County School District!!!

Book Fair

Hilsman’s Book-Fair will take place March 24th – 28th. The Book-Fair will run during the school day as well as during parent conferences (including the evening conferences). Students who want to purchase books will have the opportunity to come to the fair during their Language Arts class times. Please plan on supporting your Hilsman Media Center with purchases made at the Fair.

Weight Training

After school weight training for middle school students will be held beginning today from 4:-5:30 in the Cedar Shoals Field House. It will be held every day this week and beginning next week will be held only on Mondays and Wednesdays Anyone who is not playing a spring sport and is interested in playing football next year should attend. Lifting sessions will continue up until the start of spring football practice which will begin on May 1. Please make sure that you have a ride there to pick you up at 5:30 when the work out is over.

Box Tops

In addition to bringing in Box Tops for education you can enter a daily contest to win points for the school to help them get equipment. If you are willing to sign up for this, you can find out more at:

Parent/Teacher Conferences

You should be getting a notice to sign up for conferences next week Mar 25-27

Teacher Appreciation

The PTO will provide a dinner for teachers on Tue Mar 25. If you are willing to help out, please contact Kelly at

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