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A Few Things From Principal Hill

Hello Zilker Elementary Families, It has been a great first month in Zilkerland!  In just these few weeks, we have had so much going on.  Our Panthers have been busy identifying sensory language in stories, crafting personal narratives, celebrating diversity, becoming physically fit, comparing fractions, tie-dying class shirts, learning about place value, creating beautiful art […]

Zilker 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 […]


Hello Zilker Parents, Just wanted to let you all know that this is your last chance to register for our Coding with Kids Game Development class. We still need a few more students to make it run and need your help!! This is a very project based, hands on program that will give your child a solid […]

Full STEAM Ahead!

Support the Zilker Fund!  Zilker is a GREAT place for kids – but we need YOU to join us on this educational adventure as we bring more STEAM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) to Zilker. Think about a simple monthly sustaining gift or a one-time donation to ensure we bring the latest tools in education […]

Scholastic Book Fair is Coming!

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held early this year! Mrs. Sharp is looking for lots of volunteers to help with set up and decorating, assisting students in making their wishlists during student preview and shop, as well as with the Late Night and then clean up. Sign up to volunteer HERE!  Mark your calendars […]

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 […]