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Science Fair needs volunteers!

The Zilker Science Fair is THIS Thursday, January 18th!  We still in need of volunteers to make it run smoothly.  Volunteers will meet up in the gym and help escort kids to and from their classroom to the gym to present their project.  Please sign up for a fun, short shift while you witness cool science experiments! […]

Film Kids – After School Moviemaking!

If you’re a 4th or 5th grader who likes making movies then join Film Kids, an after-school club that meets on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:45 and starts on January 24th. We pitch, plan, film and act in original movies that show in a film festival at the end of each semester. Snacks and equipment […]

Parent Survey

Zilker Parents & Families, As the district continues to strive for excellence in preparing our students for academic success, we encourage parents to offer feedback by completing the AISD Parent Survey. Your opinions are important and will be taken into consideration as we strive to serve our students better. Within the next few weeks, please […]

Zilker Science Fair – Volunteers Needed!

The Zilker Science Fair is coming up on Thursday, January 18th!  We need volunteers to make it run smoothly.  Volunteers will meet up in the gym and help escort kids to and from their classroom to the gym to present their project.  Please sign up for a fun shift while you get to witness cool […]

Mark your calendars- Zilker’s first STEAM night!

Zilker will have it’s first STEAM night on Thursday, January 18th from 5:30p-6:30p to coincide with our Science Fair!  Each grade level will have a science, techology, art or math activity.  Most activities will be in the cafeteria, some will be in the computer lab.  The Science Fair will be in the gym, so it […]

Upcoming Events

Dear Zilker Families: I hope you all have had a nice weekend and are ready for a full week back at school.  We have a lot going on right now, so I wanted to share a few important dates for you to keep in mind. Benchmark Testing: Our 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes will […]

Zilker Panther Choir

The Zilker Panther Choir will begin rehearsals this Tuesday, January 9, 2016 from 3:00-4:00 pm in the music room. This rehearsal is for all current members. Any 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade student interested in joining will need to audition during music class this week Monday-Friday January 8-12. Morning audition time slots are available only for students […]

4th and 5th Grade String Camp held at Austin High

Is your student interested in playing with the orchestra in Middle School? Come to Austin High on Saturday, January 20th and let your student try out a violin, viola, cello, or bass for the day. Teaching and demonstration will be followed by a mini concert. 2018 Winter Camp Poster for 4th and 5th grade Orchestra Camp Camp […]

Thank You Zilker Community!

The Zilker Fund ended 2017 on a high note.  Thanks to you, our amazing Zilker Community and SMILE 360, the Zilker Fund exceeded it’s goal this year!  We are excited to announce that from August-December 2017, we raised $36,000 for our school to promote STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) education.  We’ll share more […]

Come Draw with Young Rembrandts!

Young Rembrandts is now enrolling for its afterschool drawing classes. This session’s ALL-NEW lessons will include a colorful pop art dog, a unicorn, an art history lesson on Mikalene Thomas and more. See flyer for more info or to register, please visit www.youngrembrandts.com/austinwest/view-classes-enroll. Young Rembrandts Spring 1 2018 Afterschool Drawing Classes