Entries by Bobbi

Fall Campus Beautification and Garden Cleanup Day

Come out and help us beautify! We have lots to do after the summer vacation: Remove materials and other trash from around campus, left over from summer construction and past projects Prep Jabo’s Garden for fall plantings – weed, mow, and tidy Clean up the library garden – weed and remove dead and overgrown plants […]

Zamboree Poster Contest

Zilker Kids’ favorite event of the year is coming up!  Mark your calendars for our annual Zamboree on Saturday, Oct. 28th!  We are holding a poster contest this year, so if your kids like art/drawing (and who doesn’t), make sure they enter!  Here are the details: Pick up an entry form in the office turn […]

Join The Zilker Running Club

What better way to develop your kid’s love of running, then by joining the Zilker Running Club!  We meet on the track, Thursdays at 7:15am, starting October 5 and ending on May 24.  Part of the Marathon Kids Program, kids can walk, skip or gallop around the track for exercise and fun! They can count these laps towards their […]

Vision & Hearing Testing – Volunteers Needed!

We need volunteers to help our Hearing & Vision administrators on Wednesday, September 20th and Thursday, September 21st from 7:45am-1:45pm.  We need one volunteer/location, so please sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f4babae23a7f85-hearing Please check in the office and they will direct you to the location. For questions/concerns contact:  vera.vera.muniz@gmail.com.

Zilker’s Essentials Drive

In light of the devastation that occurred from Hurricane Harvey, Zilker is having an “Essentials” Drive to help the families who have suffered so much loss. The items listed below are those that are needed immediately to help families displaced by flooding. Collection begins on Tuesday, September 5th and will end on September 20th. Please […]

Zilker Donation Drive For Houston

Our Social Behavioral Science team is doing a donation drive for our Houston neighbors. Please help and bring unused socks, small toys, games and activity items to the blue room (Portable A2) by next Thursday. They will be packaged up and sent to area shelters.

How You Can Get Amazon To Donate To Our School

One of the easiest ways you can help support our school programs this year is by switching all your Amazon shopping to Amazon Smile. Simply by going to the website smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the Zilker PTA! There’s no extra cost to you. On your first visit to this website, […]

Why You Should Join The PTA

Dozens of studies have shown that when parents get involved at school, children perform better. One of the easiest ways to get involved at Zilker is by joining our Parent Teacher Association. Here are 10 reasons why you should join: #1: Your child benefits. When parents get connected to the school, children get better grades, […]

Local Restaurants Helping Out

Zilker Elementary receives a lot of support from our local restaurants throughout the year.  This past week in particular, we’d like to give thanks for: Rudy’s break tacos, Snooze‘s pancakes, Moonlight Bakery‘s pastries and Starbucks‘ coffee that was provided for our Teacher Breakfast on Monday and also the Teacher Luncheon on Friday. Thundercloud Subs‘ salads and […]