HUSKY STRONG NEWSLETTER:
Hillcrest High School, Midvale, Utah
*In this Husky Strong, you will find information about: Graduation, CAYCI Survey, Library, Cultural Night, PTSA, Community School Info, and Calendar of Events*
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Upcoming Key Dates
SCHEDULE & EVENTS
March 21 (5 pm-7 pm)
Cultural Night in the Cafeteria
March 25 (7 pm-10 pm)
Spring Fling/Multicultural Dance
April 3rd – 7th
We are Hillcrest
End of Quarter 3 is March 17th.
The new quarter begins Monday, March 20th. Please have a conversation at home about attending all classes on time and participating in class. Every student has a fresh start in Quarter 4. Let’s start with a new commitment to school!
Check out all the Hillcrest Clubs. Click HERE for a list, if interested please reach out to the advisor listed.
To buy Hillcrest sporting events tickets please click HERE.
Spring Fling is March 25th, 7 pm-10 pm at Hillcrest. Join us for a night under the stars! Tickets are $10 for a single ticket and $15 for a couple. Tickets will be sold during lunch March 20th-24th or at the dance. It will be a stomp-style dance celebrating our multicultural week. The dress code is a Hollywood costume party.
If you would like to bring a guest please get a guest form from the front office or when tickets are sold. Guests must be high school-aged.
Hillcrest Cultural Night
Families and Students, participate in our upcoming Hillcrest Cultural Night on March 21st: 5 pm-7 pm. Join us for a fun night of food, performances, and booths. We are also having a formal dress exchange on March 21st after school (2:30 pm-3:30 pm) in the Hosting Room. Donate your gently used dresses or find a new one! If you have questions please contact email@example.com
Take our Parent CAYCI survey and your student can win a prize! Canyons School District and Hillcrest are very interested in your opinion! We are asking for your help to identify how we can improve our schools and better support students and families. This survey is anonymous. https://bit.ly/CAYCIParent23
Take the survey using the following link: https://bit.ly/CAYCIParent23 After you have completed the survey click the following link: https://bit.ly/ConfirmationCAYCI2023 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with yours and your student(s) name and Miss El will give them a prize!
Students may take the survey as well. Please have your student click the following link: https://bit.ly/CAYCIStudent2023 To preview the questions please click HERE and to view the consent form please click HERE
*If you have children attending more than one school, please complete a separate survey for each school so that we can better respond to unique concerns. Our goal is to have every family return this survey. Your answers to the survey questions will be kept confidential and no one from the school district will see how you individually answered the questions. Your participation in this survey is of great service to your family, school, and community.
In order for results to be compiled, surveys must be completed by March 24th. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Elena (El) Foley (email@example.com)
Graduation Reminders (Seniors Only)
The countdown to graduation has begun! It will be here before you know it! Here are a few important reminders:
- IF YOU HAVEN’T ORDERED YOUR CAP AND GOWN: Caps and gowns must be ordered as soon as possible to ensure we have the size and to have them delivered to the school on time. Order online at www.jostens.com.
- Graduation announcements/invites? Official and custom school announcements or Personalized Photo announcements can still be ordered. You can design, personalize and easily order your invites at www.jostens.com. Questions? Call 1-800-567-8367.
- Senior Graduation Rings can also still be ordered, customized, and delivered to you within four weeks of the order. Visit www.jostens.com to view the graduation jewelry catalog and to place your order.
Congratulations on your accomplishments and enjoy the rest of your Senior Year! – Jonathan Green, Representative, Jostens
ADVANCED AND HONORS DIPLOMA
Do you qualify for an Advanced or Honors Diploma? Applications are available in the Senior Green Sheets OR You can pick one up at the Registrar’s office. Please complete, sign, and return your application to Mrs. J’s wire basket, located in the Counseling Center. Applications are due, on or before, Friday, March 31, 2023.
SOUTH VALLEY CHAMBER JR WOMEN IN BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
The chamber offers a 1,000 scholarship to high school representatives. If you are a junior and plan on being in the Canyons School District for next year you may apply for this scholarship. This opportunity is for females in their senior year to have experiences out in the business world while still attending High School. Please check the flier for details and deadlines.
For questions contact Ms. Burbank room A139 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a Community School!
The Hillcrest Free Market is running out of food for our students and their families! We are asking for immediate donations of:
- MICROWAVEABLE Mac & Cheese cups
- Honey Nut Cheerios
- Honey Bunches of Oats
- Applesauce Pouches
- Yogurt pouches
- Granola Bars
- Breakfast Bars
- String Cheese
Thank you for your help all year in feeding and clothing our students and families in need!
Please check out our Amazon Wish List for clothing and hygiene items as well as our Success Fund where we fundraise for vegetables, fruits, and other fresh food for our meal bags.
If you or you know of families that would like to participate in our monthly meal bags or to join our parent square list please have them fill out this form HERE and we will contact them. Meal bags typically include eggs, meat, and other items. Every Tuesday after school we provide fresh produce on a first come first serve basis in the Cafeteria.
Events and Resources:
Each week we will feature community events and local resources in Midvale or surrounding areas. Please note, these events and resources are NOT sponsored by Hillcrest High School. Please click HERE for more info.
Parents of Seniors- GRAD NIGHT is coming!
We need parent volunteers to plan activities and food for GRAD NIGHT- the all-night party for graduating Seniors. To be held at Dimple Dell Rec Center May 25th 10pm- 5am. Email what committee you would like to join! email hhs.huskies.ptsa@gmail
Committees: Activities, Food, Publicity, Ticketing, Prizes
Do you or your company want to donate a prize? Anything from gift cards to squishmallows to earbuds or a new TV!! We need door prizes to encourage the kids to stay at the party all night!
Contact Rebecca at hhs.huskies.ptsa@gmail
Spirit Night Wed March 22 – 4 pm – 9 pm Café Zupas Fort Union
Tell them you are with Hillcrest and they donate 25% to HHS PTSA!
Dine in, take out or online order using FUNDRAISER 25
Husky Blankets for sale! $75 for a super plush blanket. Sports water bottles for $10 and decals for $3 Show your Husky Pride! Want to avoid cc fees? You can purchase in the Main Office using cash/check.
JOIN Hillcrest High PTSA and support the parents, teachers, and students! Only $7
Or Drop off cash/check to the Main Office in an envelope with your name and contact info and “PTSA”
We love serving you and our school but we need more parents!
PTSA Board 2022-23: Pres- Rebecca Martin, Sec- Becca Staker, Treasurer- Chelsea Worth, VP Membership- Kayo Robinson, VP Advocacy- Stacey Kratz
Hillcrest 1 Week Calendar of Events: