Entries by Guest Contributor

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 […]

Dyslexia Parent Group; Upcoming Dyslexia Conference

Did you know that Zilker Elementary has a Dyslexia Parent group? We do and our mission is to connect with parents and caregivers of children with dyslexia as well as community members who want to support our effort to ensure our kids have the tools and resources they need to be successful in school and […]

Support the Zilker Fund: Full STEAM Ahead!

What’s better than selling cookies and magazines to support your school?  The Zilker Fund!  This no hassle fundraiser allows you to make a gift that is right for you.  Your donation goes directly to your child(ren)’s school and benefits all students.  Consider a monthly donation or a one-time gift to give our kids the tools […]

Monarchs Are Coming To Zilker!

Our school has received a grant from the National Wildlife Federation, and we are so excited to announce that we will be building a monarch garden! This will take place in the grassy area between the kindergarten and 5th grade hallways. In order to ensure the success of this habitat, we need your help! At […]

News From Principal Hill

Panther Parents, Happy Monday! It is difficult to believe that in just one week, we will be welcoming October (and, hopefully some cooler weather as well). With the fall semester well underway, we wanted to be sure and let you know about a few things happening at Zilker Elementary. District Leveling and Staffing Updates Each […]

Support the Zilker Fund: Full STEAM Ahead!

Thank you for helping making Zilker a GREAT place for our kids.  Together we continue to support our school through donations that provide access to innovative programs.  STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) is one way we can help bring new initiatives to Zilker so our students stay on the cutting edge of education. […]