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NEW Sticky Fingers Cooking Session Begins Nov. 6th!

Sticky Fingers Cooking at Zilker Elementary! Mondays, 3:00-4:00pm, 6 classes beginning Nov. 6, ending Dec. 18 (no class 11/20) Register at https://stickyfingerscooking.com/school-programs/texas/zilker-elementary-fall-ii-2017 Let your child release their inner chef! Students will prepare and eat healthy global inspired recipes all while learning to cook in a fun, engaging and real world way! Our chefs will teach kitchen skills associated with […]

After School Robotics

New robots for session II and introducing pneumatics robots (air powered robots) American Robotics Academy aims to excite, inspire and motivate children about the importance of robotics technology. Our hands-on classes offer an introduction to the fundamentals of engineering design, helping children understand “how things work.” Held in a friendly, sports-like atmosphere, students work in […]

Wellness Week 2017

October 23-27th is Wellness Week at Zilker!  This is a week to focus on making healthy choies for our brains and bodies.  Coach Cohn and Coach Stephenson will discuss the importance of making positive and healthy choices throughout the week.  We will also do mindfulness activities at lunch and in our classrooms.  By participating in Wellness […]

Zilker Fund Reception: An Evening with Ms. Hill

Please Join us for an evening of light refreshments with Principal Hill to learn more about the Zilker Fund and why your support is important!   Thursday, November 9th from 7-9pm.  See the invitation for more information or reach out to Rachel @ rachelreit@gmail.com.

Looking to Donate to our Monarch Garden?

Thanks for your time and support making our Zilker Monarch garden great! We couldn’t do it without you. While the National Wildlife Fund (NWF) is so generous with the grant we received, we dream BIG here at Zilker, and we are still on the prowl for some other supplies. If you feel like you’d be […]

Your Child’s Drawing Adventure Awaits with Young Rembrandts

Encourage your elementary student’s enthusiasm for art and develop their drawing skills with Young Rembrandts. This session’s stellar lessons will include a vibrantly colored, intricately designed lion and an adorable Dalmatian. Our students will learn about the history of mandalas, gain new perspective with our seasonal palm trees lesson, and more. Don’t delay, enroll today! […]

Interested in Mentoring?

Are you interested in mentoring a student at Zilker, or do you know someone who might be? We would love to have you join us! When: during a student’s lunch period (30 minutes) once/week Why: Research indicates that youth participating in mentoring relationships… Experience positive academic returns including better attendance, better attitudes towards school, and […]

2017 Bond Open House – Austin High School

Austin ISD is hosting a series of informational open houses to learn more about the 2017 Bond and how it could affect each campus. This Tuesday, October 3rd will be at Austin High School from 5:30-7:30p.m. The meeting is designed as a come-and-go format, with presentations at 5:45 p.m. and at 6:45 p.m. Child care, light refreshments […]