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Spring Break

Mar. 24, 2017

There is no school next week for spring break. We'll see all of our students on Monday April 3rd when we return!

College Financial Aid Info Night

Feb. 17, 2016

HSHMC will be hosting a night of information about college financial aid on Thursday, February 18th at 5:30pm. We look forward to seeing you!

HSHMC Winter Dance 2016

Jan. 12, 2016

The Winter Dance will be held on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Mission Valley Hilton from 7-10pm.

Tickets are $20.00 and on sale during lunch.

Picture Make-Up Day

Jan. 09, 2016

Middle and high school make-up pictures will be taken on Wednesday, January 20th in the morning.

Middle School Early Dismissal

Oct. 30, 2015

Reminder: Middle School students will be dismissed at 12:35pm today.

High School students will be dismissed at 3:00pm as normal.

Performing Arts presents: Dinner at the Vincent's

Aug. 19, 2015

The performing arts class this summer wrote and produced their own twisted comedy: Dinner at the Vincent's. The class came up with the characters, scripts, props and filmed it themselves. You can watch their performance below:


Edward (Butler): Eduardo Rincon

Will (Younger Brother): Alexander King de Cantu

Charlie (Dad): Mr. Kennedy

Mona (Mom): Lora Mullenix

Benjamin (Older Brother): Sebastian Rodriguez Dominquez

Directed and filmed by Hayden Palmer

HSHMC Student Employee Job Descriptions

Aug. 11, 2015

Below are the current positions that we will be hiring for right now. Please make sure to put the position you are applying for on your application. Follow this link to apply. You need to be signed into your email address to complete the application.

Front Desk Assistant 10-12 openings

  • Welcome staff, students, parents, and community members onto the HSHMC campus.
  • Answer phones
  • Make copies, fax, and scan documents
  • Write tardy slips
  • Run, deliver, pick-up material from classrooms
  • Stock supplies
  • Cleaning as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Direct Supervisors- HS- Mrs. Allen MS- Ms. Ruvalcaba

Cafeteria (Must complete Food Safety Certification) 3 openings

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen
  • Follow all food safety regulations
  • Food prep and distribution of lunches to MS and HS
  • Track student lunches and record numbers
  • Maintain cleanliness of lunch room and MS quad area (including picking up trash, mopping the floors, and wiping down walls and tables)
  • Other duties as assigned

Direct Supervisor- Mr. Woods

Traffic Control (Must be enrolled in Fire Science) 9-10 openings

  • Welcome staff, students, parents, and community members onto the HSHMC campus.
  • Control traffic in and out of the school
  • Operation of school safety procedures
  • Maintain cleanliness of the property

Direct Supervisor- Captain Swift

Human Resources Assistant- 1 opening

  • Print up monthly timecard
  • Organize and file student paperwork
  • Maintain job postings
  • Make copies and scan documents as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Direct Supervisor- Ms. Kroener

Maintenance Crew- 5-6 openings

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the school- inside/outside
  • Clean lunch area and MS quad
  • Wash dishes used during lunch distribution
  • Sweep and mop floors
  • Clean hallways, stairwells, and outside brown tables throughout shift
  • Other duties as assigned

Direct Supervisor- Mr. Smith

HSHMC Recognized as a Model Professional Learning Community at Work

Jul. 22, 2015

HSHMC is one of around 200 schools and districts in the US and Canada to receive this honor. You can read the press release here and view our school's information on Solution Tree's website here.

2015 Promotion / Graduation Information

Jun. 08, 2015

Promotion for HSMS and Graduation for HSHMC will be held today at 5:00pm at the San Diego State University Open Air Theatre. No tickets are needed for attendance.

Seniors must arrive at 4:00pm.

Please see this map for parking information. The Open Air Theatre is highlighted in pink.

Local Control Accountability Plan

Jun. 04, 2015

Dear HSMS/HSHMC families, parents and guardians,

Your opinion matters!

We need to hear your voice to create the most exciting and effective education for our students. Please help us by taking this brief Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) survey. It should take less than five minutes, and it will really help the school.

Thank you for your continued support!

Symposium 2015

May. 15, 2015

Symposium 2015

Thank You to HSHMC Blood Donors

May. 08, 2015

HSHMC would like to thank our students and staff members that have donated during this years' series of blood drives. Throughout this school year we have collected at total of 142 pints which will touch the lives of 426 people in the San Diego area!

HSHMC is a 2015 California Gold Ribbon School

May. 06, 2015

Health Sciences High and Middle College is proud to be a recipient of the 2015 California Gold Ribbon Schools Award.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the receiving schools "are academically successful, vibrant, and innovative centers of learning and teaching. They provide great examples of the things educators are doing right - embracing rigorous academic standards, providing excellence and creativity in teaching, and creating a positive school climate."

The official news release is available here.

Final HSHMC Blood Drive of the 2014-15 School Year

May. 03, 2015

The last Blood Drive of the year will be held on Wednesday, May 6th from 8:30 - 2:30.

Raffle Prizes!

Every donor will be entered into a raffle. Prizes include (2) $25 Amazon gift cards, (6) movie tickets and (4) Blood Bank t-shirts.

How do I earn a red cord to wear at graduation?

Students who would like to earn a red cord to wear at graduation will need to donate 5 times or bring on 5 people to donate (who don't attend or work at HSHMC).

Who can donate?

-Students who are 15 or 16 can donate with parent permission every 6 months (permission slips are at the front desk)

-Students 17 and up can donate without parent permission

-Must weigh more than 114lbs and feel healthy

What if I want to volunteer?

Please come see Ms. Kroener and let her know your availability or email her at

How do I sign up?

You can follow this link to schedule an appointment directly


Please sign up with Ms. Paige Cooper on Monday to ensure a spot

DisneyDay has become Six Flags GradNite!

Apr. 23, 2015

Attendees will leave HSHMC on Thursday June 4th at 6:00pm and return Friday at 8:30am.

Parent Academy: College Knowledge and Free Sharp Health Screening

Apr. 15, 2015

Please join us tomorrow evening, April 16th at 6:00pm, for our next Parent Academy: College Knowledge.

"Why do they make the decisions they do? Learn how we can best support their brain development as they become the people we want them to be."

Dinner and Childcare will be provided. Please RSVP here if you plan on attending.

In addition, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm Sharp HealthCare will be providing free health screenings for HSMS and HSHMC parents. The free screening will only take 15 minutes to complete and will give you personalized information about indicators that can help determine your risk for developing chronic health conditions. No appointment is needed and results are immediate and confidential.

Free Sharp HealthCare screening AND Parent Academy

Mar. 26, 2015

Our partner, Sharp HealthCare is offering FREE health screenings to our HSHMC parents on Thursday, April 16 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm - No appointment is necessary!

In addition, our Parent Academy on COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE will be held in the lecture hall at 6:00 pm.

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for a one or both of these wonderful opportunities. Click here to RSVP for the Parent Academy.

Parent Academy: Family Math Night and More

Mar. 03, 2015

On March 19th HSHMC and HSMS will be hosting a Parent Academy entitled "Family Math Night and More".

Join us for a fun filled evening of math games and more. Learn about the new Common Core standards that will be tested starting this spring.

Dinner and childcare will be provided. Please follow this link to RSVP.

Swear Not To Swear

Feb. 26, 2015

Take a stand to Swear Not To Swear and choose more positive language!

Parent Academy Follow-up: The Teenage Brain

Feb. 25, 2015

Hello HSMC/HSHMC families,

Click this link for the Powerpoint that Dr. Frey presented last night at the Parent Academy entitled The Teenage Brain.

Parent Academy: The Teenage Brain

Feb. 19, 2015

Next Tuesday, Feb. 24th at 6:00pm, HSHMC will be hosting a Parent Academy entitled "The Teenage Brain". Topics discussed will include why teens make the decisions they do as well as learning how to best support their brain development as they become the people we want them to be.

HSHMC is extending an invitation to all student families to join us. Please click here to RSVP.

Blood Drive

Feb. 17, 2015

Next Wednesday, February 25th, HSHMC is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the San Diego Blood Bank. It will run from 8:00 am to 1:30pm. To signup to donate please visit, click on "Donate Blood", select "appointments" and provide the sponsor code: HSHS.

A permission slip is required for 15 & 16 year olds only. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please contact Ms. Kroener at

Please eat a good meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating blood. All donors must show picture identification.

Parent Academies

Jan. 06, 2015

Dear HSHMC Families,

Our New Year's resolution for 2015 is that this becomes the year our school/home partnership grows into something that is powerful and has unlimited possibilities. We are asking each of you to develop that partnership with us. Come to school, be present, share your ideas, and learn with us. Together we will make the Best School in the Universe better.

To kick this off, we are initiating three Parent Academies. We know you will find at least one that is of interest to you. We are also extending an invitation to all of you to come to a Parent Auxiliary meeting. This is your opportunity to help us plan our home/school partnership.

Thursday, January 15 at 5:30 pm
Parent Auxiliary Meeting – Planning our Home/School Partnership

Tuesday, February 24 at 6:00 pm
Family Academy: "The Teenage Brain"
Why do they make the decisions they do? Learn how we can best support their brain development as they become the people we want them to be.

Thursday, March 19 at 6:00 pm
Family Academy: "Family Math Night and More"
Join us for a fun-filled evening of math games and more. Learn about the new
Common Core standards that will be tested starting this spring.

Tuesday, April 16 at 6:00 pm
Family Academy: "College Knowledge"

Snacks will be provided at the Jan. 15th academy and dinner will be provided for the last three academies. Childcare as well as translation will be provided for all events. If you have any other special needs, please contact us at 619-528-9070.

We encourage you to RSVP for the academies you wish to attend.

Today's Meetings

Dec. 09, 2014

HOSA is meeting during lunch in the lecture hall.

Speech and Debate is meeting in RM207 to make plans for January's tournament as well as practicing impromptu speeches.

And last but not least, Yearbook will be meeting today during lunch in RM205.

Random Acts of Kindness and Toy Drive

Dec. 09, 2014

HSHMC is having a Toy Drive and we are looking for new and unwrapped toys targeting the 8-10 age range. Please see the posters around campus for more information.

Random Act of Kindness Bags are being collected from now until December 12th. Please check the poster below and join in!

And finally, HSHMC will be hosting a blood drive on campus tomorrow, December 10th.

Random Act of Kindness poster

Information on Common Core Math

Nov. 01, 2014

Check out the parent handbook for Common Core math! Click here for high school. Click here for middle school.


Oct. 31, 2014

Here is a look at some of the awesome costumes around campus today!

HSHMC, Inc. Parent Nights!

Oct. 11, 2014

Please join us for Parent Night! Parent Night will give you a chance to meet your student’s teachers and administrators, and gain a more in-depth understanding of our HSHMC culture and educational opportunities. Please plan to attend the grade level Parent Night for your student according to the following schedule:

High School:

Grade Date
9th Grade Monday, October 13th at 5:30pm
10th and 11th Grade Tuesday, October 14th at 5:30pm
12th Grade Thursday, October 16th at 5:30pm

Middle School:

Grade Date
6th Grade Monday, October 20th at 5:30pm
7th and 8th Grade Tuesday, October 21st at 5:30pm

Perfect Attendance in the Middle School!

Oct. 10, 2014

Please congratulate the entire Health Sciences Middle School student body for their 100% attendance on October 10! This is an amazing accomplishment. Now we're challenging the high school--are you up to this? Can you match HSMS's amazing recordsetting attendance? #SchoolEveryday


2014 High Tech Fair

Oct. 06, 2014

On Tuesday Oct. 21st the HSHMC Fire Academy and Health Pathways will be part of the STEM Student Showcase at the High Tech Fair Parent/Student Night from 5-8pm.

2014 High Tech Fair

Welcome Back Family Picnic is this Sunday!

Sep. 29, 2014

HSHMC and HSMS would like to invite families to join us on Sunday October 5th from 12pm to 3pm for our Welcome Back Family Picnic. We will be hosting the picnic at De Anza Cove located at 3000 North Mission Bay Drive.

Bring your family and your food and we will provide drinks, desserts and lots of fun and games!

Attend Today to Achieve Tomorrow

Sep. 18, 2014

Addressing chronic absence is key to improving graduation rates, increasing academic achievement and giving young people the best chance at success in their adult life. Make sure your child attends school every day—his or her future depends on it! #SchoolEveryday #schooleveryday

Debate Team and GSA Meetings today at Lunch

Sep. 11, 2014

There will be two club meetings today during high school lunch.

The Speech and Debate team will be meeting during the first half of lunch while the GSA will have their first meeting during the second half.

For more information about Speech and Debate see Ms. Tricaso. For more information about GSA see Ms. Thayre.

Welcome Back Family Picnic

Sep. 09, 2014

HSHMC and HSMS would like to invite families to join us on Sunday October 5th from 12pm to 3pm for our Welcome Back Family Picnic. We will be hosting the picnic at De Anza Cove located at 3000 North Mission Bay Drive.

Bring your family and your food and we will provide drinks, desserts and lots of fun and games!

September Counts!

Sep. 08, 2014

Did you know that students who miss 2-4 days of school in the first month go on the miss nearly a month of school that year? Attendance Awareness Month is September, but the campaign to end chronic absence starts now! It’s a bigger problem than you probably think.
Learn more about chronic absence at

Welcome back to school!

Aug. 30, 2014

We hope you have had a wonderful summer and are back full of energy and enthusiasm for what is sure to be a great year at HSMS and HSHMC.

A special welcome to all new students and families. We are all here to help you settle in to your new school. We can't wait to see everyone on Tuesday morning at 8:00 am!!

Seniors: SAT Information

Aug. 21, 2014

Attention All Seniors: To get into a 4-year University such as SDSU, UCLA, etc. colleges require that you take the SAT. If you haven't taken the SAT or you want to retake it, be sure to click the link below and register to take one of the tests. TEST DATES: Oct. 11 - Registration Deadline: Sept. 12, (Register with Late Fee, Sept. 30) Nov. 8 - Registration Deadline: Oct. 9, (Register with Late Fee, Oct. 28) Register at: Be Sure to Take the SAT by the NOVEMBER TEST DATE if you plan on applying to a UC or CSU college. This will ensure that your test score is included in your application and admissions decision. UC & CSU College Applications Due November 30th.

HOSA 2014 Nationals

Aug. 05, 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 HOSA team for their efforts at the National Leadership Conference. In addition to all HSHMC students in attendance making past the first round, Stephanie Bueno received 3rd place in Prepared Speaking! image


Aug. 05, 2014

Congratulations to the senior class of 2014 and the promoting 8th graders! image

LCAP Survey

Aug. 05, 2014

To continue to inform and involve parents and guardians in our efforts to design the most exciting, engaging and effective education for our student body we invite you parents and guardians to take our Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) survey.

2014 - 2015 Sports Information

Jul. 10, 2014

Please be sure to print and fill out the HSHMC sports packet (here) if you plan on participating in any sport for the upcoming fall, winter, and/or spring season. If you need a sports physical and do not have a doctor that you or your family regularly go to the dates and costs for physicals are TBA.

School Closure for Friday

May. 15, 2014

Dear HSHMC Families, although San Diego Unified has decided to reopen some schools tomorrow, due to air quality and family transportation issues, Health Sciences High and Health Sciences Middle Schools will REMAIN CLOSED TOMORROW, Friday, May 16. We will see everyone at 8:00 am Monday morning. Stay safe and cool. CIF has cancelled all sports and practices for Friday May, 16th as well. SENIORS: PROM IS STILL ON. Please remember to arrive at the Embarcadero to the Hornblower ready to board by 5:30 pm. The boat leaves promptly and will not wait for late arrivals. We will return at 10:00 pm.

School Closure

May. 14, 2014

Dear Health Sciences High School and Middle School Families - Due to the closure by San Diego Unified and the declared state of emergency for San Diego County, there will be NO SCHOOL TOMORROW (Thursday, May 15) at HSHMC and HSMS. CIF sports are cancelled for tomorrow as well. Please check back on our school website for updates. Stay safe.

ASB: Fear Factor Event

May. 05, 2014

On Tuesday, May 6th, during the second half of lunch ASB will be hosting their first Fear Factor event: Egg Roulette. Tickets are only 50 cents each and will be sold Monday at lunch.

HSHMC 2014 Symposium

Apr. 23, 2014

The students and faculty at HSHMC would like to invite you to the 2014 Internship Symposium. It will be an evening of celebration and learning. May 22nd 4:30pm - 6:30pm 3910 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92105 Link to flier

Basketball Standouts

Apr. 10, 2014

Congratulations to Omar Ali for being named Player of the Year of the Frontier South League. Congratulations to Kealin Jackson and Gilbert Garcia for being named to second team all league of the Frontier South League.

National Honor Society

Oct. 16, 2013

Sophomores and juniors that have a 3.5 GPA or above, want to be recognized for their academic achievement and leadership and are prepared to do a service project for their community should join the National Honor Society! There will be an informational meeting on Monday, Oct. 14th in room 207 at 12:35. For questions see Dr. Johnson or Ms. Allen.

2012-2013 Yearbooks are on Sale!

Jun. 05, 2013

Yearbooks will be handed out 4th period June 5th. There is still a limit quantity available for $35. For those students interested see Mr. Woods.