Children’s Author Dav Pilkey Visits Hope-Hill Elementary School, Donates Books to Students

By: Alicia Sands Lurry More than 400 giddy Hope-Hill Elementary School students, donned in red capes emblazoned with "Reading Gives You Super Powers," sat patiently in their seats Thursday afternoon, anxiously waiting to see Dav Pilkey, award-winning author and illustrator of the beloved "Captain Underpants" novel series. Pilkey did not disappoint. During his visit, the popular author captivated students' attention by... Continue Reading →

Students Take Virtual Field Trips, Thanks to Google Expeditions Program

  By: Alicia Sands Lurry Imagine visiting the Galapagos Islands, the rainforests of South America, the canals in Italy, and the surface of Mars – all in one afternoon. That is exactly what 120 third, fourth, and fifth graders from John Hope-Charles Walter Hill Elementary School experienced on Friday, Feb. 5. The students “traveled” to various... Continue Reading →

Hope-Hill Students get schooled on safety, earn bikes!

By Leslie Rivera Hope-Hill Media Specialist Christine Tigue commutes to school most days by bicycle.  When she does, she parks her bike behind the media center’s circulation desk and that caught the attention of several students. So many children showed an interest in cycling that Ms. Tigue teamed up with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition to get... Continue Reading →

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