• Hello Hillcrest Parents! Thanks for visiting our site. We know your involvement in your child's schooling is critical to his or her success. In this section you can find information about the Parent Teacher Organization. Please get involved in any way you can, even if it means you can't attend every single meeting.  

    We look forward to working with you and creating the best school community we can.

Get Involved

  • Please join us for our monthly Hillcrest PTO meeting. Meetings generally fall on the first Monday of the month, with the exception of Mondays that are holidays or days school is not in session.
    Meetings are from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the school library.

    2017 Meeting Dates:

    September 11

    October 2

    November 6

    December 4

    2018 Meeting Dates:

    January 22

    February 4

    March 5

    April 2

    May 7 - Last PTO Meeting


    Hillcrest PTO Board Members
    President - Cilia Gerena, Crgerena@gmail.com, (847)322-4797
    Vice President - Brenda Bustamante, brendajb92@gmail.com 
    Treasurer - Sandra Velazquez, chicatupperware77@gmail.com
    Secretary - TBD
    Teacher Representative - John Alimi, JohnAlimi@u-46.org
    Kristi Schooler, KristiSchooler@u-46.org


    Volunteer Opportunities
    The PTO is always looking for volunteers!

    Some opportunities for volunteering at school include:
    Assisting primary grade teachers with centers in the classroom
    Listening to students read
    Working the PAWS store (every other Friday morning)
    Working at the Book Fair

    Some opportunities for volunteering at home include:
    Counting Box Tops for Education
    Cutting out lamination
    Making phone calls
    General baking
    Shopping for supplies for an event

    If you would like to volunteer, or would like more information, please e-mail our PTO president Cilia Gerena, Crgerena@gmail.com