Hillcrest Elementary School Collection

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Grandparents Day at Hillcrest Elementary School
A student from Hillcrest Elementary School sitting with two women and a man in front of a homemade banner. The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) hosted an event for National Grandparents Day, where students' families visited the school.Hillcrest…

PTA Divas Dinner
Members of the Hillcrest Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) wearing cooking aprons. The "PTA Divas" would dress up in costumes and serve dinner to faculty, staff, students, and their families to raise money for the PTA.Hillcrest…

PTA Divas in Costume
Members of the Hillcrest Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) dressed in 1950s and 1960s costumes and holding culinary goods. The "PTA Divas" would dress up in costumes and serve dinner to faculty, staff, students, and their families to…

Pam Brandon and Anne-Marie Hodges
Pam Brandon and Anne-Marie Hodge dressed in 1950s and 1960s costumes. The photograph was taken in the kitchen at a Parent Teacher Association (PTA)-sponsored event for Hillcrest Elementary School.Hillcrest Elementary School is one of Orlando’s…

Culinary Confessions of the PTA Divas: Stylish Recipes and Saucy Secrets for the Everyday Gourmet
A cookbook created by Anne-Marie Hodges and Pam Brandon, who were members of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) at Hillcrest Elementary School. Hodges and Brandon began cooking and hosting dinners for teachers and the families of students. With…

Hillcrest Elementary School Fifth Grade Class, 1952
Hillcrest Elementary School's fifth grade class of 1951. Three rows of 31 children pose in front of the school. A teacher stands to the student's left.Hillcrest Elementary School is one of Orlando’s oldest schools, opening in 1923. Since the 1980s,…

Girl Scout Troop at Big Tree, 1951
A Girl Scout troop from Hillcrest Elementary School visiting Big Tree, which is the oldest and largest cypress tree in the world. At the time of the photograph, the tree was 3,500 years old and measured 17x127 feet.Hillcrest Elementary School is one…

Hillcrest Elementary School Report Card for Julia Hays, 1951-1952
Hillcrest Elementary School report card for Julia Hays during the 1951-1952 school year. During the six-week term, students learned reading, language, spelling, penmanship, social studies, arithmetic, science, health, art, music, and physical…

Miranda’s Spring Festival: An Operetta
An invitation to Hillcrest Elementary School’s sixth grade operetta, "Miranda’s Spring Festival," which was held in the Hillcrest Elementary auditorium. A scarecrow and birds colored by students appear next to the event information.Hillcrest…

Hillcrest Elementary School Sixth Grade Class, 1951
Hillcrest Elementary School's sixth grade class of 1951. Three rows of 23 children pose in front of the school. The back of the photograph contains the signatures of 15 students.Hillcrest Elementary School is one of Orlando’s oldest schools,…

Disney’s Black Heritage Celebration, February 1998
Disney's Black Heritage Celebration, February 1998, by Everett Spruill. The color painting includes the event's logo, signed by the artist and numbered 870/1000. Two color photographs appear below the painting featuring teachers and students from…

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Title

Hillcrest Elementary School Collection

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Schools
Education--Florida

Description

Hillcrest Elementary School is one of Orlando’s oldest schools, opening in 1923. Since the 1980s, it has had a vibrant foreign language component and today it continues that tradition through the Orange County Public Schools Foreign Language Academy.

Curator

Padfield Narayan, Abigail

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