7350 South 900 E, Midvale, UT 84047

HUSKY STRONG 08/09/2023


Hillcrest High School, Midvale, Utah

Welcome Back, Huskies! We are excited to start a new school year with you! 

*In this Husky Strong, you will find information about: Registration, 9th Grade Orientation, School Pictures, Back to School Night, and Community Events* 

 Below you will find HHS back-to-school registration procedures. Please scroll down to view. 

Keep up with all that is happening at Hillcrest High School. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram (@hillcrest.huskies) and our SBO Instagram (@hillcrestsbo) 

Beginning of Year Events



School Registration

Starts August 7th at 8:30 am

Back to School Night

August 17 (4 pm-8 pm) in the Cafeteria

School Pictures (small gym) 

August 15 – 16 (8 am-12 pm) (10th-12th grade)

August 17 (4 pm-8 pm) during Back to School Night (All Grades)

August 18 (8 am-12 pm) (All Grades)

9th graders, please come prepared to take your pictures during 9th-grade orientation on August 18

Essential Schedule Changes

August 9: ALL GRADES


August 17: ALL GRADES

August 18: ALL GRADES

(1 pm-3 pm: All Sessions)

9th Grade Orientation

August 18 (7:45 am-12 pm)

First Day of School

August 21 (7:45 am)

Welcome Back Assembly

August 24 (8 am-9 am) in Gym


We are Hillcrest

Our Huskies have been having a great summer! Check out photos from our athletic camps.

Job Openings At Hillcrest

Library Assistant Needed

We are looking for a computer-savvy individual who is good with teenagers to work 2-3 days a week in our library. The job involves working with teachers, students and staff. Friendliness and patience are a must. Love of books is appreciated but not required. Daily responsibilities include: making copies; circulation of library books, Chromebooks and textbooks; helping to maintain the online catalog; managing student behavior; helping students and teachers find materials; organizing the library collection; creating library promotions and many others. We’d love to have you join our amazing team. Please contact Jenny Olsen in the library at  (801) 826-6051 for more information.

Part Time Paraeducator

The Special Education Para-Educator provides major assistance in the implementation of Individualized Education Plans (IEP) for students with disabilities.  Assists behavior management programs to students with disabilities according to their IEPs and in accordance with the guidelines provided by Canyons School District. Please apply on https://www.canyonsdistrict.org/depts/hr/employment/ 

Part-Time Nutrition Cashier

Under the supervision of the school nutrition manager, the Cashier monitors point of service for accuracy, counts lunch money, and reconciles with tray counts. Please apply on https://www.canyonsdistrict.org/depts/hr/employment/ 

Back to School Registration Procedure

Registration for the 2023-2024 school year starts Monday, Aug. 7 at 8:30 a.m.

We are excited to start a new school year with you! Below you will find HHS registration procedures.  We look forward to seeing you soon!


If you do not need to complete the steps below, then there is no need to come to HHS once you have completed online registration. Just simply complete the online forms, and your student is all set.

  • For parking permits, click HERE. Open to all grades. Complete the form, gather the required documents, and turn it all in at the main office.
  • For nutrition/lunch waiver, click HERE-please print the form, complete it, gather any required documents, and return it to the school. It can also be completed online during your registration.
  • For class fee waiver (English), click HERE. Please print the form, complete it, gather any required documents, and turn it in at HHS’s main office. 
  • Lockers are not mandatory.  If students would like a locker, pay $5 in the Main Office, then go to the Attendance Office to obtain a locker number and combo.  This can be done at any time during office hours.

Registration assistance is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese on August 7 – 18, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  For other languages needing assistance, please contact the main office at 801-826-6000.

Registration Procedures:

STEP 1: Complete Online Back-to-School Registration

Parents of returning or new students must complete the online application by clicking one of the following links:


If you do not have access to the online registration, please stop by Hillcrest High School starting August 7th between 8:30 am-2 pm. We will have computers available for online registration.

New students to Canyons School District need to complete the new student enrollment and the back-to-school registration through Skyward. Once you have completed your new student enrollment, you receive details to log into your Guardian Family Access in Skyward to complete the Back to School Registration. If your child has attended any Canyons District School in the past, please log on to your Guardian Family Access in Skyward.

If you need to have your Family Access password reset, please use the Forgot Your Login/Password option on the login screen or call the school the attendance office at 801-826-6010.


Please bring all items listed below to successfully register your child.

  1. Parent/Guardian Photo ID (for example: work ID, passport, driver’s license)
  2. Child’s certified birth certificate
  3. Custody Orders/Court Papers/Guardianship- if the child does not live with natural parents
  4. Proof of residency
    • Lease or Current Mortgage statement (coupon book; closing papers if just purchased)
    • Utility bill (electric, water, or cable bill – for service within the last 30 days OR connect order if just moved in)
    • Property tax statement or income tax statement (current year)
    • Automobile registration or insurance policy (current year/month)
    • Mail from any government agency (within 30 days)
  5. Immunization records
  6. Withdrawal form and/or last report card, if transferring from another school system

STEP 2: Make an Appointment (new students or essential class schedule changes)

  • New students needing a class schedule must make an appointment with their school counselor after they have completed the online registration. You may call the counseling office for an appointment (801-826-6020). 
  • Returning Students: ESSENTIAL SCHEDULE CHANGES ONLY will be seen by counselors. Students may adjust their schedule through skyward. (Below are explanations of what would be considered an essential change) 
    • A class that is needed for graduation is not on your schedule 
    • You took a class over the summer, passed it, and now need it removed from your schedule 
    • IB classes are missing that are needed to fulfill IB Diploma requirements





       1 pm-3 pm: All Sessions

STEP 3: School Pictures

We encourage ALL students to get their school picture taken August 15-16 & 18, 8-12 pm, in the small gym. We will also have pictures available at our Back to School Night on August 17th, 4-8 pm. 9th graders will take pictures during their 9th-grade orientation. All students will receive their school identification card after their picture is taken. School identification cards will be needed to access school lunches, school dances, and other school-sponsored activities.

9th Grade Orientation

Hello, Class of 2027!

We are excited that you will be attending Hillcrest High School and look forward to meeting you during Freshman Orientation on August 18th! This day is all about getting to know the school, becoming comfortable with your class schedule, and meeting your teachers, counselors, and administration. Please come prepared to have your school pictures taken.

The activities will begin at 7:45 am and finish at 12 pm. Refer to the schedule below for details. Lunch will be provided.

 August 18th: Freshman Orientation Schedule

7:45– 8:30 am

Freshmen arrive at HHS and head to the COMMONS to pick up their schedule and get their school pictures taken.

8:25 am

Teachers, admin & counselors head to the BIG GYM to welcome the Freshmen

8:30– 8:30 am

Freshmen head to the BIG GYM to be welcomed by teachers, admin & counselors

8:30– 9:00 am

Welcome by Principal Leavitt, SBOs, and Counselors

9:15-9:45 am

Period 1: Tour of the Building

9:51-9:56 am


10:02-10:07 am

Period 2

10:13-10:18 am

Period 3

10:24-10:29 am

Period 4

10:35-10:40 am

Period 5

10:46-10:51 am

Period 6

10:57-11:02 am

Period 7

11:08-11:13 am

Period 8

11:13–12:00 pm

Pick up T-shirts and have lunch by the football field

12:00 pm

Busses Depart 


Back to School Night

Join us for a fun night on August 17th from 4-8 pm in the Hillcrest Cafeteria for our second annual Back to School Night! Free food will be available. Families and students will be able to register for school, tour the school, play games and win prizes. Students will be able to take school pictures in the small gym and learn about school clubs and athletics in the cafetera. All ages of students can receive free haircuts and school supplies. Still need your school immunizations? All childhood school immunizations will be available free from our nurses. 

Parent Square

Hillcrest is on Parent Square! ParentSquare is an App for Parents and Guardians to stay connected with Hillcrest. We post important school announcements and communications about your student! Make sure to create your login with the same information as Skyward.

We are a Community School!

What is a Community School?

A community school is a school that strives to unite school staff, community members, families, and students to work together to help students and families succeed! We work together to provide resources and events for our families. Some examples of the things we do at Hillcrest include providing food, clothing, showers, and holiday support through our Hillcrest Free Market. We connect families and students to local resources. We also host annual community resource events such as Back to School Night, our Wellness Fair, and our Cultural Night. 

The Free Market is on Instagram! Follow our Hillcrest Free Market Instagram to stay updated on community events and resources over the year. (@hillcrestfreemarket) 

Interested in joining our Parent Square group? Please email elena.foley@canyonsdistrict.org or text 385-418-9490 your student’s name to be added. We send updates about our food distribution, events, and resources.

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. 

PTSA Information

Welcome to Hillcrest!

Hillcrest Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) is here to serve the families of our school. We provide opportunities for our students like scholarships, service club, monthly Husky Heroes Awards, and Reflections Art Contest. HHS PTSA supports our teachers through classroom grants, teacher appreciation treats, and meals for Parent-Teacher Conferences. PTSA provides a way for the administration and parents to TALK about what is going on at Hillcrest and offer thoughts and suggestions. GET INVOLVED TODAY!!!! 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Back to School Night and Freshman Orientation

Hillcrest needs eight volunteers to grill and serve hot dogs at two upcoming events:

Thurs Aug 17th Back to School Night- 2-hour shifts from 3:30 -5:30 pm and 5:30-7:30 pm

Friday, Aug 18th Freshman Orientation 10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Click on the link to sign up


HHS PTSA is looking for willing parents/guardians to fill the following positions:

President-Elect– shadow the current president, Rebecca Martin, and learn how HHS PTSA operates, then serve next year as the president. This is a great year to be trained!! This is Rebecca’s 3rd and final year as HHS PTSA president, and she is excited to pass on her knowledge and expertise to the next willing parent.

Fundraiser Chair– oversees the selling of the blankets at school functions, like football games.

Grad Night Chair– parent of a SENIOR- plan the all-night party for our graduating seniors at Dimple Dell Rec Center. Organize committees and oversee the event. Super fun!!

If you are interested in these or other positions or just want to find out more about what the PTSA does in high school, email Rebecca Martin at  hhs.huskies.ptsa@gmail.com

JOIN PTSA- don’t have time to volunteer but still want to support the school? JOIN PTSA!

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! Join and add your voice to parents who care about our school and your child’s education. You will periodically receive emails from PTSA, but there is NO COMMITMENT to volunteer. We just want to keep you informed.

PTSA Board 2023-24: Pres- Rebecca Martin, Sec- Becca Staker, Treasurer- Chelsea Worth, VP Membership- Kayo Robinson, and VP Advocacy- Stacey Kratz

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.


HHS School Flyers and Events

Hillcrest 1 Week Calendar of Events: 

August 9 

  • Drill Practice in Aux Gym (7 am-11 am)
  • District PEAKS Training in Hosting Room/2nd-floor Classroom
  • HHS Summer Band/Color Guard in DanceStudio/Band Room/Field (8 am-3 pm)
  • New Student Registration (8 am-12 pm)
  • Cheer Practice in Field House (9 am-12 pm)
  • Essential School Changes – All Grades – Counselors (1 pm-3 pm)
  • Football Practice on the Field (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Girls’ Soccer Practice on Soccer Field (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Volleyball Practice in Main and Aux Gym (3 pm-5:30 pm)

August 10 

  • Drill Practice in Aux Gym (7 am-11 am)
  • District PEAKS Training – Hosting Room/2nd-floor classrooms (8 am-5 pm)
  • HHS Summer Band/Color Guard in DanceStudio/Band Room/Field (8 am-3 pm)
  • New Student Registration (8 am-12 pm
  • Football Practice on the Field (3 pm-4:30 pm)
  • Girls Soccer: HHS @ Fremont (3:30 pm-4:30 pm)
  • Girls Tennis: Alta @ HHS (3:30 pm-4:30 pm)
  • Girls Tennis: Alta @ HHS (3:30 pm-4:30 pm)
  • Girls Volleyball: Granger @ HHS (Soph 3:30, JV & Fresh 5, Varsity 6:30)

August 11 

  • Drill Practice in Aux Gym (7 am-11 am)
  • Football Breakfast (7 am-8 am)
  • HHS Summer Band/Color Guard in DanceStudio/Band Room/Field (8 am-3 pm)
  • New Student Registration (8 am-12 pm)
  • Girl’s Soccer Practice on Soccer Field (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Volleyball Practice in Main and Aux Gym (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Girls Tennis: Herriman @ HHS (3:30 pm-4:30 pm)
  • Girls Soccer: Freshman, Maple Mountain @ HHS (4 pm-5 pm)
  • Football: HHS @ Carbon (7 pm-8 pm)

August 12 

  • Little League Football (8 am-9 am)
  • Football Practice (8:30 am-10 am)

August 14 

  • Teacher Return
  • Drill Practice in Aux Gym (7 am-10 am)
  • Girls Soccer Open Gym in Field House (7 am-10 am)
  • HHS Summer Band/Color Guard in Dance Studio/Band Room/Field (8 am-3 pm)
  • Union MS Teacher Mtg in Gallery (8 am-10 am)
  • Calendar Meeting (1:30 pm-2 pm)
  • Football Practice on Football Field (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Girl’s Soccer Practice on Soccer Field (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Hillcrest Summer Band (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Volleyball Practice in Main and Aux Gym (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Cheer Practice in Field House (3:15 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Hillcrest Community Dance Camp (6 pm-8:30 pm)
  • Jr High Volleyball Practice in Main Gym (6 pm-7 pm)

August 15 

  • Drill Practice in Aux Gym (7 am-10 am)
  • District Day 1st Grade & Grade in Field House & Presentation Room (7:30 am-2 pm)
  • HHS Summer Band/ Color Guard in Dance Studio/Band Room/Field (8 am-3 pm)
  • Lifetouch Photos in Aux Gym (8 am-12 pm)
  • New Student Registration (8 am-12 pm)
  • Football Practice on Football Field (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Girl’s Soccer Practice on Soccer Field (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Cheer Practice in Field House (3:15 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Girls Tennis: Murray @ HHS (3:30 pm-4:30 pm)
  • Girls Volleyball: HHS @ Judge Memorial (Soph 3:30, JV & Fresh 5, Varsity 6:30)

August 16 

  • District Day
  • Drill Practice in Aux Gym (7 am-10 am)
  • Health/PE District Day in Gallery (7 am-1 pm)
  • HHS Summer Band/ Color Guard in Dance Studio/Band Room/Field (8 am-3 pm)
  • Lifetouch Photos in Aux Gym (8 am-12 pm)
  • New Student Registration (8 am-12 pm)
  • District Coaches Meeting in Auditorium and Commons (12 pm-2:30 pm)
  • Seniors Only Essential Changes (1 pm-3 pm)
  • Football Practice on Football Field (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Girls Tennis; Mt Crest @ HHS (3 pm-4 pm)
  • Volleyball Practice in Main and Aux Gym (3 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Cheer Practice in Field House (3:15 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Girls Soccer: HHS @ Jordan (3:30 pm-4:30 pm)
  • Principal Meet & Greet at Road Home (6 pm-7 pm)
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