HUSKY STRONG NEWSLETTER:
Hillcrest High School, Midvale, Utah
*In this Husky Strong, you will find information about: Upcoming Events, Yearbooks, Sterling Scholar, CTEC, School Dress Code, Community Schools, PTSA Information, and Flyers *
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We are Hillcrest
2023-2024 Yearbooks are available for purchase in the Hillcrest Main Office. Early bird purchases for $50 are due on December 31, and regular purchases for $60 are due by January 31st.
Seniors! Please see the flyer below to view information on yearbook baby ads. Baby ads are due December 3rd. ¼ page add is $100, ⅛ page add is $50. Visit jostensadservice.com/student to purchase an ad.
Sterling Scholar Winners
Congratulations, Sterling Scholar winners! Please congratulate the following winners: Sara Moeinvazaziri (Business & Marketing), Lucas Royal Reynolds (Computer Technology), Helen Frazier (Dance), Evelynn Pendleton (English), Esha Patel (Family & Consumer Sciences), Sophia Mun (Instrumental Performance), Vishwa Murugappan (Mathematics), Aarav Brijesh Parikh (Science), Ivan Chen (Skilled & Technical Education), Paxton Stevenson (Social Science), Munashe Tanjani (Speech/Debate/Theatre), Len Parker (Visual Arts), Cole Madsen (Vocal Performance) & Cynthia Collinson (World Languages)
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.
Students and parents, please see the photo below of our dress code. Students shall dress in a manner suitable to the day’s activities. Items promoting tobacco, e-cigarettes, alcohol, or drugs will not be allowed. Clothing must cover the body as outlined in the figure below. Please review the full Canyons School District policy found HERE.
Purchase your Hillcrest crewneck! Pay with Venmo or a card in the Hillcrest Main office. All proceeds go to the Hillcrest SBO Winter Fundraiser. This year’s SBO Winter Fundraiser will go towards our Hillcrest Free Market. This market provides food, clothing, laundry, showers, and other resources for Hillcrest students and their families in need.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-214-5611). Please be sure to check out our website or on Instagram @hillcrestfreemarket for updates.
- We have one more date for 2023 for our farmers market with fresh fruits and vegetables: December 6.
- We are in need of spaghetti sauce, pasta, and toothpaste!
- Want to support our Hillcrest Free Market? Many of our most needed items can be found on our Amazon Wishlist found HERE or donate to our success fund found HERE.
Hillcrest Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) is here to serve the families of our school.
SPIRIT BOWL Competition – Food Drive! Nov 20th and 21st
PTSA Student Service Club is hosting a Food Drive for the Hillcrest Free Market on November 20th and 21st. The grade that brings in the MOST food WINS Spirit bowl points. Please bring the following items BEFORE or AFTER school near the front office in your grade level box:
- Microwavable mac & cheese cups
- Canned black beans
- Canned corn
- Men’s and women’s socks
- Fruit cups
- Granola bars
- Applesauce pouches
*Please no expired foods*
PTA Student Day at the Utah Capitol- February 8th or 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
HUSKY HERO- Monthly, the PTSA names 2 students per grade as Husky Heroes. They win a prize package, including a Husky Hero throw blanket. **NEW**The 2 Seniors will win a PARKING PLACE for the month near the main entrance.
Looking for students who help others, are kind, improve school unity, or overcome obstacles. NOMINATE A STUDENT for Husky Hero TODAY!! Anyone can nominate:
JOIN PTSA- don’t have time to volunteer but still want to support the school? JOIN PTSA!! Only $7
Or Drop off cash/check to the Main Office in an envelope with your name and contact info and “PTSA”
Need a Christmas Gift Idea for your student? Buy them Husky Blankets! $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.
PTSA Board 2023-24: Pres- Rebecca Martin, Sec- Becca Staker, Treasurer- Chelsea Worth, VP Membership- Kayo Robinson, and VP Advocacy- Stacey Kratz