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Mark your calendars-> Class List and Meet your teacher

Summer is almost over!  Class list will be posted on Thursday, August 17th at noon.  Please stop by the front of the school to find out your classroom teacher/classmates.  Meet the Teacher will be on Friday, August 18th from 11:30am-1pm.  You can stop by to meet your teacher, check out your classroom and drop off […]

Pre-K and Kindergarten Playdate-> Saturday, August 19th @ 9am

Hello Pre-K and Kindergarten parents! We know first day jitters can be a little overwhelming for our kids, especially when they might not know anyone in their classroom and/or school.  Please join us on Saturday, August 19th from 9am-11am at the Zilker Playground (near the library) to meet your fellow classmates.  This is a great […]

School Clean Up -> Thursday, August 17th @ 9am

Mark your calendars for school clean up this Thursday, August 17th @ 9am!  We will meet at Jabo’s Garden, so please bring sunscreen, hats, water and adult/kid gloves to help get our school presentable for the first day of school!  See you there!  

Shakespeare Club after school at Zilker

Shakespeare After School at Zilker Taught by former Zilker parent Clayton Stromberger, director of UT’s Shakespeare at Winedale Outreach Program for Youth, Shakespeare after school at Zilker will be Mondays (Sept 18 – Dec 4) from 3-4pm at Zilker. For students in grades 3-5. No acting experience necessary. End of session performance for friends and […]

School News

Hello Zilker Elementary Families, Here are some school-related updates to get you all back in the swing of things. NEW ZILKER ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL It is my pleasure to announce Hannah Hallmark as the new assistant principal of Zilker Elementary.  Hannah has been a teacher in AISD for the past eleven years where she taught Spanish […]

Wishing You All the Best in Zilkerland!

Dear Zilker Families, Well, that time is really here now. While I am officially the Zilker principal through June 30, for all practical purposes, Alicia Hill is. I have shared with Ms. Hill how hard it has been to let go, and she said she understands that after only a few times on our campus. […]

News and Appreciation from Mr. Aziz

Dearest friends and families at Zilker, It has been such an honor to have been a part of this community these past thirteen years as teacher, parent, and assistant principal. What a beautiful, amazing campus we have, full of creativity, thoughtfulness, caring, and fun. It’s been a joy to work with all of you in […]

AISD Names Alicia Hill as Principal of Zilker Elementary

Distrito Escolar Independiente de Austin Superintendenta Asociada para las Escuelas del Área 1 Sandra Creswell 23 de mayo del 2017 Estimados estudiantes, padres de familia, maestros y personal de la Escuela Primaria Zilker: Nos complace anunciarles que la Mesa Directiva aprobó el nombramiento de la Sra. Alicia Hill como directora de la Escuela Primaria Zilker. […]

ZPTA Preliminary Budget Update

Thank you to those who could attend the May 16th PTA meeting.  It is evident that we are a passionate group that wants the most for our kids. After the dust settled, I was able to meet with the Austin Council of PTAs that works directly with TXPTA.   We’ve had several conversations and I met face to face […]

Thank you from Jabo’s Garden!

Jabo’s Garden would like to send out one last thank you to everyone who helped make this a wonderful year for us. If you volunteered with your class, came to a farm stand, pulled some weeds, or just stopped by to enjoy the space, we truly appreciate you sharing your energy with us. Extra thanks […]