HUSKY STRONG NEWSLETTER:
Hillcrest High School, Midvale, Utah
*In this Husky Strong, you will find information about: Upcoming Events, CHIP Application Event, CTEC Openhouse, Yearbooks, Seal of Biliteracy, Community School, PTSA Message
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SCHEDULE & EVENTS
End of Quarter Two
January 12 & 15
January 24 (6 pm -8 pm)
Last Day for Semester Two Schedule Changes
Last Day to Purchase Yearbook
To view the school calendar, please click HERE
We are Hillcrest
Thank you to our Hillcrest community for donating to our winter fundraiser. We were able to raise $22,275.83 in cash donations and about $2,500 in food donations. The Hillcrest Free Market is grateful to continue to serve our students and families with these donations. For more information about our market, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-418-9490.
CHIP Application Event
Canyons District Medicaid Outreach Office is hosting an application event to help Canyons families sign up for a new Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The event will be held on January 4 from 5 pm – 7 pm at the Canyons Center (9361 S. 300 E). No appointment is required and is available to all children regardless of income status. Please allow for 30 minutes to fill out the application. Please see the flyers below for income guidelines and required documents.
CTEC Open House
The Canyons Technical Education Center (CTEC) is hosting an open house on January 4 from 4 pm to 8 pm. CTEC is an opportunity for Hillcrest Juniors and Seniors to learn technical programs during high school.
Visit programs for Business Leadership, Computer Programming, Construction Management, Cosmetology/Barbering, Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, Digital Media, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Heavy Duty Mechanics/Diesel, Medical Assisting, Medical Forensics, Nurse Assistant (CNA), Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy, and Welding.
Hillcrest will be hosting a FAFSA Completion Night in the Career Center and Presentation Room on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Parents AND students, be sure to create your FSA IDs now (you can do that here: https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/create-account/launch) – it takes 1-3 days for your information to be verified in the system, and you will need that FSA ID in order to fill out the FAFSA form. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Hillcrest’s College Access Advisor, Halle Meckl, at email@example.com or 801-826-6092.
Baby Ads Deadline: January 13th
Dear Parent or Student,
Yearbook Recognition Ads are the perfect way to commemorate achievements and celebrate milestones. In addition, revenues from Recognition Ads help our school create a better yearbook. To purchase your ad online, follow the instructions listed below. Jostens is responsible for our school’s yearbook ad sales. Please do not contact or send materials to the school. Please also consider our school’s ad content guidelines below during the creation of your ad online. All orders must be placed by 1/13/204.
Yearbook Sales: Due January 31st
Dear Parent or Student, Last day to buy a yearbook is January 31st. Purchase on Skyward or in the main office.
Cap and Gown
Senior and Parents, Please review the online ordering links below and order caps and gowns. If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact Jostens directly at Bryan.firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-766-6754.
*NOTE– all tassels, caps, and gowns will be delivered to the school close to graduation in Hillcrest school colors and designs.
- To order just the cap and gown package, please click HERE
- To order graduation packages that include custom graduation announcements, photo cards, senior swag, and the cap and gown, please click HERE
- To order other individual graduation items, please click this HERE
- To order your graduation class ring, you can click this link HERE
- To order your Letter Jacket, you can click this HERE
2023-2024 Yearbooks are available for purchase in the Hillcrest Main Office. Regular purchases for $60 are due by January 31st.
Chinese Class Fundraiser
The Hillcrest Chinese Class is raising money for their annual Chinese New Year Festival! Money raised will be used to purchase costumes, props, & supplies for the festival. Donations can be made through our online SuccessFund found HERE. For questions, please contact email@example.com
Seal of Biliteracy
Juniors and Seniors! Can you speak more than one language? If so, consider applying to have the official Seal of Biliteracy added to your transcripts. Students who are proficient in English and a world language are eligible to apply for the seal starting November 27th. Applications close Friday, January 19, 2024. Applications can be completed online at https://sealofbiliteracy.canyonsdistrict.org/#/home. If you have questions, please reach out to Ms. Hulet in room A320 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are a Community School!
- Our Hillcrest Free Market provides food, clothing, laundry, and hygiene products for our students and their families. Students who want to visit the market must check in to student support in A171.
- Parents and families wanting to visit the Hillcrest Free Market will need to make an appointment with Liz Demke (email@example.com) Please be sure to check out our website or on Instagram @hillcrestfreemarket for updates.
- For more information about the market, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 385-418-9490
Hillcrest Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) is here to serve the families of our school.
PTSA Meeting Wed Jan 10th, 1:00 pm in the conference room- all are invited to attend!
PTA Student Day at the Utah Capitol- February 13th, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Students, do you want to know more about how our state legislature works? Students tour the Capitol, meet local legislators, and learn about the legislative process. Meet Utah PTA Forces for Good Award winners, and learn ways to affect positive change in your community. If you are interested in attending, email email@example.com
Need to stay WARM this winter? Order your super soft plush Husky Blanket! $75 Water bottles $10. ORDER TODAY at https://hillcresthuskies.memberhub.com/store
JOIN PTSA- don’t have time to volunteer but still want to support the school? JOIN PTSA!! Only $7
https://hillcresthuskies.memberhub.com/store Or Drop off cash/check to the Main Office in an envelope with your name and contact info and “PTSA”
The nominating committee is now formed to find candidates to serve on the PTSA Board next school year. If you are interested in serving in any capacity, please contact PTSA at firstname.lastname@example.org
January Husky Hero Winners
Monthly, the PTSA names 2 students per grade as Husky Heroes. They win a prize package, including a Husky Hero throw blanket. The 2 Seniors will win a PARKING PLACE for the month near the main entrance.
PTSA Board 2023-24: Pres- Rebecca Martin, Sec- Becca Staker, Treasurer- Chelsea Worth, VP Membership- Kayo Robinson, VP Advocacy- Stacey Kratz