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Holiday Attendance

Are you planning a family trip for the holidays? As you think about your arrangements, we want to stress the importance of sending your child to school every day possible. Every year, absences spike in the weeks before and after the winter holiday as families squeeze in a few more vacation days. It’s time to […]

Season of Giving Holiday Program

Zilker’s Season of Giving Program Zilker Elementary will have our annual Season of Giving bulletin board displayed next to the office.  This bulletin board helps families in the community during the holiday season. Here’s how it works: If you would like to participate in the Season of Giving, take a winter shape off of the […]

SMILE 360 Offers our Zilker Elementary a Matching Campaign!

THIS IS OUR CHANCE! Donate to the Zilker Fund between now and December 31st and your donation to Zilker will be matched!  Vincent & Lindsey Ip, Zilker parents and owners of SMILE 360 have generously created a $5,000 match goal, for the Zilker Community.  Every dollar raised between now and the end of the year will be matched, dollar […]

Fall Potluck this Tuesday! Teacher & Staff Appreciation

Please bring a contribution by 10am this Tuesday, Nov. 14th to the teacher’s lounge. Let’s show our teachers and staff how much we appreciate them! Pre K – Sides 1st – Main Courses (pasta, meat, casseroles) 3rd – Salads 5th – Desserts and Drinks *These are guidelines only – any contribution is welcome! We have […]

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Potluck!

It’s time to show our teachers and staff how much we appreciate them with our annual fall potluck! The fall teacher and staff potluck will be November 14th in the teacher’s lounge. Please bring your contribution by 10am on the Tuesday, the 14th: Pre K – Sides 1st – Main Courses (pasta, meat, casseroles) 3rd […]

BookPeople Family Shopping Night!!

Don’t miss the Zilker PTA’s 9th annual BookPeople Family Shopping Night this Wednesday, November 8, 5-8 pm. It’s a fun night, on the 3rd floor of BookPeople (603 N. Lamar). Volunteers bring cookies and milk, teachers and staff read books to the kids, families shop, and a portion of the proceeds are donated to the […]

Zilker Fund: Donate Today in HONOR of YOUR STUDENT!

Donate in Honor of YOUR Child! All funds raised support your student – and all students at Zilker Elementary School. Give today so you can skip weekend fundraising tasks like hosting bake sales and reading magazines you never wanted to subscribe to in the first place. Thanks in advance for your support! ______________________________________________________________________ I am […]

Beezus is Looking for Holiday Homes!

With the expected arrival of Mrs. Sharp’s baby girl in November, Beezus, the library guinea pig, is looking for a home for the holidays! A home has been found for Thanksgiving break, but Beezus is still looking to go home with a Zilker family for the following dates: Winter Break (December 19th- January 2nd) MLK […]