MCES Announcements

Book Fair!

posted Sep 30, 2018, 8:09 PM by Holly Russ

It is time for the Book Fair!  Please mark a time on your calendars between October 8th-11th to come in and view the new books that will be for sale in our library.  Download the Scholastic Book Fairs app to review book levels, summaries and videos while at the fair. Thursday, October 11th the fair will be open until 6:30pm.  If you are unable to come to the fair at all, please visit our online fair at to order and still help our school!

Book Fair Schedule

Monday,October 8th: 2:30-3:30

Tuesday, October 9th: 7:30-7:50 and 2:35-3:30

Wednesday, October 10th: 7:30-7:50 and 2:35-3:30

Thursday, October 11th: 7:30-7:50 and 2:35-6:30

HCES Open House

posted Aug 7, 2018, 8:03 PM by Holly Russ   [ updated Aug 8, 2018, 6:25 AM ]

It is time to reconnect with staff and friends for another wonderful school year!  
Please come on Thursday, August 23rd from 4:00-6:00 to meet your teacher and 
visit your classroom.

Online Meal Application

posted Aug 1, 2018, 12:17 PM by Holly Russ

The BCPS Child Nutrition Department is excited to announce that the free and reduced meal application form is now available online. Please visit, click the "apply now" button, select "North Carolina" and "Burke County" and simply following the directions. 

2018-2019 School Supply Lists

posted Jul 16, 2018, 12:56 PM by Christine Snow   [ updated Jul 16, 2018, 12:57 PM ]

Indoor Soccer Games March 26th & 27th

posted Mar 18, 2018, 8:48 PM by Christine Snow   [ updated Mar 18, 2018, 8:49 PM ]

Hillcrest Soccer Registration

posted Jan 15, 2018, 9:00 AM by Christine Snow   [ updated Jan 15, 2018, 9:01 AM ]

Hillcrest Athletic Association Indoor Soccer Sign-ups

January 11th, 16th, and 17th.

in the library at Hillcrest from 5:00-7:00pm


All people interested in coaching for indoor soccer need to come to one of these sign-up sessions or stop in to see Mrs. Tew after school in order to fill out the Burke County background check. 


Registration fee is $20 for the first child and $15 each each additional child in your family who want to play.  Applications will be taken on a first come first serve basis.  Only as many students will be allowed to play as we have room based on how many coaches we get who can pass the Burke County background check.


T-shirts cost $10 and all players will need to buy a new t-shirt this year with our new school name on it. All forms and money are due by January 29th.

Practices should begin the week of February 6th. 


                          Hillcrest Athletic Association   Indoor Soccer Sign-ups


Enero 11, 16, y 17

En la biblioteca de Hillcrest de las 5:00-7:00pm


Registración es $20 por 1 hijo y $15 por cada otro hijo que va jugar

Camisetas $10 – Camisetas para todos los jugadores. Tienes que entregar la registración y dinero antes de Enero 29.


Las prácticas comienzan la semana del 5 de febrero.


Si usted tiene alguna pregunta o inquietud, no dude en ver a la señora Tew en la biblioteca de la escuela en Hillcrest o Jamie Diaz, cell phone # 828-493-3049 

Basketball Schedule for Saturday, January 6th

posted Jan 4, 2018, 7:20 PM by Christine Snow   [ updated Jan 4, 2018, 7:30 PM ]

Basketball Games Saturday, January 6th

Walter Johnson  9:00am Pre Pee Wee Division I Hillcrest #1  vs. Glen Alpine #1

Yazmin DR., Deisy AM., Brayden N., Jonathan T., Anthony B., Tyson B., Kylen C., and Xavier T

Walter Johnson  10:00am Pre Pee Wee Division III Hillcrest #2 vs. Morganton Day

Xyla H., Dallas P., Benjamin J., Jackson H., Nate C., Dyson B., Logan R., Tyler H., King P., Nakyzin H., Aniyah C., and Braydon H.

Walter Johnson 11:00am Pee Wee Girls         Forfeit ….. No Game …. Hillcrest vs. WAYoung

Freedom 11:00am Pee Wee Boys Division III     Hillcrest #2 vs. WAYoung #2

Cooper P., Raul M., Christopher P., Andrew SC., Triston G., Johm H., Evan L., Israel M., Sten K., and Julian B.

Walter Johnson 12:00 noon Pee Wee Boys Division I Hillcrest #1 vs. East Burke #1

Nathan S., Trenton S., Amare’ R., Jusian P., Julius D., Aaliyah S., and Isaiah T.

Walter Johnson 1:00pm Juniors B   Hillcrest vs. Oak Hill #1

Jatavious J., Rylie P., Omar, Jordan O., Ivan, Thomas B., Maleik L., and Trey W.

Freedom 1:00pm Midget Boys Division 2    Hillcrest vs. WA. Young

Robbie G., Jonah W., Matthew H., Joseph D., Zack G., and Mason

Salem 2:00pm Mighty Mite Girls Division II  Hillcrest vs. Salem #2

Samantha J., Samiyah H., Serenity M., Taryn W., and Candice

Basketball Schedule for Dec. 16th

posted Dec 14, 2017, 2:25 PM by Christine Snow   [ updated Dec 14, 2017, 2:36 PM ]

Basketball Games Cancelled Dec. 9th

posted Dec 8, 2017, 10:57 AM by Christine Snow

All Burke County Recreation Department Basketball games for tomorrow Saturday 12/09/17 have been cancelled.  There will be no makeups for any of these games unless they are 

necessary to determine final standings.  Thanks

Book Fair - Dec 4th-8th

posted Nov 27, 2017, 11:33 AM by Christine Snow   [ updated Nov 27, 2017, 12:37 PM ]

Visit our online shopping link ....


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