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Picture Day this Tuesday; Need two more volunteers!

Hello!  Zilker Picture Day is this Tuesday, September 12th from 8am-2:30pm.  THANK YOU for all the volunteers who’ve signed up to assist the photographers while they capture our kid’s beautiful smiles!  We need two more volunteers from 12:30p-2:30p to close it out in the cafeteria.  All volunteers get half off of their picture order! Sign […]

Mindfulness Monday Continues in the Cafeteria!

Mindfulness Mondays continue at Zilker! Did you know that consistent mindfulness practices help exercise and strengthen your brain?  Did you know that mindfulness is being kind to yourself and others?  We will focus on breathing exercises that help our brain, body and heart. Families and students are invited to join us in the cafeteria every Monday morning at 7:25 […]

LEGO Engineering After-School Enrichment!

Play-Well TEKnologies is coming to Zilker Elementary for LEGO Engineering (grades K-2)! Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites […]

New After School Program: Coding With Kids!!

Little Coders Grades K-2 Wed, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Sep 13 – Nov 29 no class on Nov 22 $240 / 11-week session Registration: www.codingwithkids.com/session/4214 Jump start your child’s STEAM education with Coding with Kids’ Little Coders class! Students will develop their computational thinking skills and build their own creative programs. Our curriculum combines a blend […]

Updates from the Library!

Zilker Families, What a great start to the year! Kindergarten through 3rd grades have already had a fantastic author visit and there is one in the works for 4th and 5th grade later this fall. I am expecting a baby girl to be born in late November (due the day before Thanksgiving), so it will […]

Great First Week!

Hello Zilker Families, Thank you all for a great first week of school!  What a pleasure it is to see our students excited, engaged, and proud to be Zilker Panthers!  We are well aware that your support and good humor is vital to the success and charm of our school community.  We appreciate all you do and […]

PTA General Meeting on Tuesday, August 29th @ 7:45am

Our first PTA general meeting will be this Tuesday, August 29th @ 7:45am in the cafeteria.  We will be discussing the upcoming AISD November bond, our 2017-2018 budget and upcoming school events!  Everyone is welcome to attend, but PTA members can only formally vote.  Not a PTA member?  It’s not too late: http://zilkerelem.org/pta/payments/ Bond information:  […]

PTA Standing Rules Update

We periodically evaluate our PTA Standing Rules and make revisions as needed. Please review the following amendments .  For questions, you can reach me at vera.vera.muniz@gmail.com or Amy Campbell, our parliamentarian, at amy@plutino.net for any questions. II. Financial Procedures-> under section E for deposits: We need to include mobile deposits as a method for small deposits. With mobile deposits, […]