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HUSKY STRONG 11/09/2022

HUSKY STRONG NEWSLETTER:
11/09/2022

Hillcrest High School, Midvale, Utah

 

*In this Husky Strong, you will find information about: Key Dates, Hillcrest Shoutouts, Job Openings, Peer Tutoring, AP Test Registration, Wellness Fair, Senior Pennants and Baby Ads, PTSA Information, Week of Events, Community Events, School Flyers*

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Upcoming Key Dates

IMPORTANT DATES

SCHEDULE & EVENTS

November 10, 2022

Hillcrest Wellness Fair (5 pm-8 pm)

November 11, 2022

Deadline for AP Exam Registration

We are Hillcrest

Check out all the Hillcrest Clubs. Click HERE for a list, if interested please reach out to the advisor listed.

Looking for an awesome Christmas Present? Hillcrest High School is now live with a team store for the entire school! This team store is live 24/7 and includes multiple options for anyone looking for Hillcrest gear. It will ship directly to you! Currently, there is a 25% discount for our grand opening. Check out the store HERE or see the flier below.

To buy Hillcrest sporting events tickets please click HERE

To view live Hillcrest sporting events please click HERE

Job Openings

Work-Based Learning Opportunity

Come join the Canyons District Work-Based Learning team in a 29-hour support position.  More details and applications can be found here.  We have a great team and are fun to work with.  Please share this opportunity with your friends and family! Questions: contact Patti Larkin, at patricia.larkin@canyonsdistrict.org, or 801-826-5512. 

Hillcrest NHS Peer Tutoring

The Hillcrest National Honor Society is offering Peer Tutoring! If you are having difficulty in class, then you can sign up for Peer Tutoring! Peer tutoring will be offered Tuesday-Thursday and will be held in the IB room. The procedures are as follows:

  1. Visit www.nhshillcrest.org and click the request for a free tutor form. You must be an active Hillcrest Student to receive peer tutoring.
  2. Complete the form in its entirety
  3. Report to the IB room, C201, the week that you selected to begin tutorials and check in with the IB administrative assistant. Any student who has not requested a tutor using the google form will be asked to return to their APP class. 
  4. An assigned tutor will help you. You will need to stay in the tutoring session for the entire APP period.
  5. If you miss scheduled tutorial sessions three times consecutively you will possibly be removed from the roster. Notification will be sent to you prior to removing you from the tutoring roster. 

ATTENTION STUDENTS TAKING AP EXAMS:

It’s your lucky day!! We have extended the deadline to sign up for your AP exams. You now have until Friday, November 11th at 3:00 pm to sign up without an additional $40 per exam late fee. Sign up for your AP exams now to avoid those late fees. DO IT NOW! If you need help, contact Mrs. Williams in the counseling center.

Digital Citizenship

Most kids will encounter mean behavior at some point in their digital lives.  With guidance from parents and educators, kids can learn how to dodge the drama and stand up for others.  Visit Common Sense Media to learn more about these quick tips. (www.commonsense.org/education ).

Hillcrest Free Market Updates

We have been so grateful for all the support we have received after being featured in a KSL news story this past week! To read or watch the story click HERE. The Hillcrest Free Market supports many students and families at Hillcrest including showers, laundry, clothing, hygiene, fresh produce, and pantry items. Our Market runs on 100% in-kind donations and community partnerships. This past week Intermountain Tosh Center in Murray and community members have made donations of snacks and pantry items! If you are interested in assisting the Market please see our page HERE or visit our amazon wish list ​​https://a.co/83QlSLK. We also have a fresh produce market on Tuesdays where we provide fresh vegetables and fruits. If you would like to support this fresh produce market we would appreciate grocery gift cards or donations toward our produce. All donations can be dropped off in the main office. 

On November 10th, 5 pm-8 pm, Hillcrest High School will be hosting its second annual Community Wellness Fair in the Hillcrest Commons (near the front office). There will be over 30 community organizations including flu vaccines, free haircuts,  health screenings, prizes, cooking demonstrations, medical, and social service resources. We will be having interpreting services for the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Pashto, and Kinyarwanda. We will be serving Cane’s Chicken dinner to the first 300 people at 6 pm! Thank you Canes! Join us for a great and informative night.

 

Hillcrest CrewNecks

Pre-order your Hillcrest crewneck now! They are $40 each and come in either light gray or black. Proceeds will go towards our winter fundraiser. You can purchase one during lunch with an SBO with cash, a check, or a card. You can also order online by clicking the following link HERE This allows you to pay through Venmo, card, Apple, or Google Pay on the Success fund website. When you click the payment link in the online order form, you need to click “donate now” and enter $40 then complete the payment process.  Our target arrival date for crewnecks will be before Thanksgiving! The deadline to order is November 11!

Senior Pennants

What is a senior pennant? New this year, a senior pennant is a FREE flag that will be displayed in the hallway for everyone to see! It will contain your name, Hillcrest logo, and graduation year. At the end of the year, you may take home your pennant for graduation memorabilia. Click the link HERE to submit your name for the FREE senior pennant that will be displayed in the hallway. You must be logged into your csddoc account. We are collecting your email, student number, name, and the name you would like on the pennant. The deadline to submit your information is November 11. Please make sure you turn in your information.

Baby Ads For Seniors Only

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 are due December 2nd

Please click the following link for instructions: Baby Ad Instructions

https://www.jostens.com/yearbooks/students-and-parents/yearbook-ads

 

PTSA Information

 

Spirit Night at Wendy’s Mon Nov 14th  6:30am-9:00pm  All Day!

Location: 7035 South 900 East

Grab some Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or a snack at Wendy! Tell them you are with Hillcrest and they will make a 20% donation to PTSA!

PTSA Student Service Club – “Spread Kindness” Activity on Tues Nov 15th

Join us at 2:30pm in the Conference Room to write notes of kindness to and put them around the school. Spread some happiness and love! Treats for all who come!

PTSA General Meeting Wed Nov 16th at 1:00 pm

Join us in the conference room to find out what is happening at Hillcrest. All are welcome!

Reflections

Congratulations to our Reflections Art Contest Winners!

Literature- Aida Simon, Jasmine He, Narayani Shankar, Lillian Riganto, and Abigail Slama-Catron

Photography- Elsie Slabbert, Edward Loh, Abigail Slama-Catron, Diya Mandot, Narayani Shankar, and Jayashabari Shankar

2 D Art- Elsie Slabbert, Ada Wood, and Diya Mandot

Music Composition- Anika Mukherjee and Crew Hutchings

 

Looking for a Holiday gift?? Order a Husky Blanket!

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.

https://www.successfund.com/hillcrestptsa/store

Do you shop online? Shop AMAZON SMILE

When you shop smile.amazon.com, Amazon donates a portion of your purchase to your chosen charity- at no cost to you!! It’s Amazon’s way of giving back. Just click the following link to select Hillcrest High PTSA Utah as your charity, and then shop at smile.amazon.com https://smile.amazon.com/ch/87-0462894

Husky Heroes

Husky Hero awards are given each month to two students in each grade who: Make a significant effort to help others, promote school unity, or overcome obstacles and improve themselves in some way.

Do you know a Husky who should be a recognized Hero? Anyone can submit a nomination– faculty, staff, parents, or other students. Nominations should be submitted by the 23rd of each month. Paper nomination forms are available in the main office.

Online submissions are at: https://forms.gle/uCwUp2A3za9WRfvg7

JOIN PTSA

Did you know that only 200 Hillcrest parents have joined PTSA this school year???? WE NEED YOU!

JOIN Hillcrest High PTSA and support the parents, teachers, and students!  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”

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: 

November 9

  • Drill Practice in Main Gym (6 am-7:30 am)
  • PTSA Meeting in Conference Room (1 pm-2 pm)
  • Girls Basketball Tryouts in Main Gym (2:30 pm-4:30 pm)
  • Musical Rehearsal (2:30 pm-7 pm)
  • Baseball Open Gym in Fieldhouse (3 pm-5 pm)
  • Boys Basketball Tryouts in Main and Aux Gym (4:30 pm-6:30 pm)
  • Boys Jr Husky Basketball in Main and Aux Gym (7 pm-9 pm)
  • Softball Open Gym in Fieldhouse (7 pm-9 pm)

November 10

  • Art Stock All Day (Band, Choir, Ceramics) in Presentation Room and Black Room
  • Baseball Weights in Weight Room (6 am-7 am)
  • Cheer Practice in Main Gym (6 am-7:30 am)
  • American Math Contest – Rm A 329 (2:30 pm-4 pm)
  • HOSA in Hosting Room (2:30 pm-5 pm)
  • Musical Rehearsal (2:30 pm-7 pm)
  • Drill Practice in Commons (3 pm-6 pm)
  • Wellness Night in Commons (5 pm-8 pm)
  • Boys Soccer Open Gym in Fieldhouse (6 pm-10 pm)

November 11

  • Drill Practice in Main Gym (6 am-7:30 am)
  • HOSA Blood Drive in Aux Gym (7 am-3 pm)
  • CAS Service/Homeless Breakfast Prep (IB) – Hosting Room (12 pm-2:30 pm)
  • Basketball Practice Main Gym (Girls Early, Boys Late) 12:30 pm-4:30 pm)
  • Musical Rehearsal (2:30 pm-7 pm)
  • Basketball Practice in Aux Gym (Boys and Girls) (3 pm-5:30 pm)

November 12

  • Musical Rehearsal (8 am-5 pm)
  • Girls Soccer in Fieldhouse (9 am-11 am)
  • Softball Open Gym in Fieldhouse (11 am-1 pm)
  • Baseball Open Gym in Fieldhouse (1 pm-3 pm)

November 14

  • Drill Practice in Main Gym (6 am-7:30 am)
  • Shelter in Place (9:10 am-9:40 am)
  • Basketball Practice in Main Gym (A days girls early, B days boys early) (2 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Basketball Practice in Aux Gym (Boys and Girls) (2:30 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Musical Rehearsal (2:30 pm-7 pm)
  • Cheer Practice in Commons (6 pm-9 pm)
  • Boys Jr Husky Basketball in Main Gym (7 pm-9 pm)
  • Softball Open Gym in Fieldhouse (7 pm-9 pm)

November 15

  • Baseball Weights in Weight Room (6 am-7 am)
  • Drill Practice in Main Gym (6 am-7:30 am)
  • Basketball Practice Main Gym (A days girls early, B days boys early) (2 pm-5:30 pm)
  • HHS Farmers Market in Commons (2 pm)
  • Basketball Practice in Aux Gym (Boys and Girls) (2:30 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Musical Rehearsal (2:30 pm-7 pm)
  • PTSA Meeting in ACR (2:30 pm-3:30 pm)
  • Drill Practice in Commons (3 pm-6 pm)
  • Boys Soccer Open Gym in Fieldhouse (6 pm-10 pm)
  • Red Cross Club Bollywood Night Social in Hosting Room (6 pm-9:30 pm)
  • Volleyball Banquet in Gallery (6 pm-8:30 pm)

November 16

  • Cheer Practice in Main Gym (6 am-7:30 am)
  • Musical Matinee in Aud (11 am-1 pm)
  • PTSA Meeting in ACR (1 pm-2 pm)
  • Basketball Practice in Main Gym (A days girls early, B days boys early) (2 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Basketball Practice in Aux Gym (Boys and Girls) (2:30 pm-5:30 pm)
  • Musical Rehearsal (2:30 pm-7 pm)
  • Baseball Open Gym in Fieldhouse (3 pm-5 pm)
  • Boys Jr Husky Basketball in Main Gym and Aux (7 pm-9 pm)
  • Softball Open Gym in Fieldhouse (7 pm-9 pm)

Weekly Calendar Community Events:

Each week we will feature community events in Midvale or surrounding areas. Please note, these events are not sponsored by Hillcrest High School. This week: Boys and Girls Club, & Affordable Connectivity Program. Please click HERE for more info. 

HHS School Flyers and Events

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