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Harvard President and Professor visit HSHMC!

Dec. 11, 2018


On November 29th, President of Harvard, Larry Bacow and professor Lisa New visited Health Sciences High to meet a cohort of English in America: the Mayflower through Emerson students, a Harvard poetry course taught here by Marisol Thayre. During their visit, Professor New and President Bacow participated in a poetry discussion with the Harvard class and met with other HSHMC students interested in taking future courses through Harvard. Students and teachers alike loved meeting with the president and Professor New and celebrating our relationship with Harvard!

Click here to read more on Harvard's website!


Weekly School Bulletin

Dec. 10, 2018

A new running club has just begun and meets on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. If your child is interested in joining, the club please have them see Mr. Kennedy. New members are encouraged and welcomed!

The Yearbook Club will be taking orders for personalized keychains this Wednesday, December 12 through next Wednesday, December 17. Students can purchase basic keychains that include a school photo for $2.50 or customized keychains for $3.00.

ASB's Candy Cane Grams fundraiser started today and will continue through next Thursday, December 20. Students can purchase these candy cane grams for $1.00 each during lunch. The candy cane grams include a personalized message that will be delivered to anyone here at HSHMC.

HSHMC Spirit Week is coming! Next week, December 17-21, each day will have a spirited theme as follows:

Monday – HSHMC Spirit Day

Tuesday – Tacky Tourist Day

Wednesday – Sports Day

Thursday – Ugly Sweater Day

Friday – Pajama Day

Also, coming up next week is our second blood drive of the year is next Tuesday, December 18 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. We hope you will consider coming by to donate. Please contact Ms. Rivas or Ms. Ramirez at the front desk if you are interested in making an appointment to donate.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, December 15, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please be sure to send your child to Saturday School if they have missed a day of school. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.


Weekly School Bulletin

Dec. 03, 2018

Several of our students will be going to see the play, A Christmas Carol, this Wednesday evening. They will be leaving school at 5:00 pm and returning by 9:40 pm. If your student is going, you have signed a permission slip in order for them to attend.

HSHMC is pleased to offer a series of short, one-hour info sessions for parents. Our first session, entitled "The Teenage Brain" is scheduled for this Thursday, December 6, at 5:30 pm. We hope you will consider joining us as we explore why our teenagers' brains cause them to think and act the way they do!!

As a reminder, if your child is carrying an incomplete from Q1, please remind them they must make a plan with their teacher and are expected to attend tutoring during lunch and after school until all incompletes are cleared.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, December 8, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please be sure to send your child to Saturday School if they have missed a day of school. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.


Students Express Through Poetry Podcasts

Nov. 28, 2018

Students from our Independent Surgeons Program have written, recorded, and shared original poems on Youth Voices - a website dedicated to promoting student voice. We invite you to check out the poetry created by our students. We are so proud!

Youth Voices


LCAP Progress Update - November 2018

Nov. 26, 2018

Each month we will highlight our progress towards our LCAP goals for the current year. Here is the progress update for the month of November.


Weekly School Bulletin

Nov. 26, 2018

We hope that you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving break. It was wonderful to welcome back all our students to our HSHMC home today.

As our open enrollment application period continues, this Thursday, November 29 at 5:30 pm we are holding a new student orientation for new families applying for 8th through 12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. If you know other families interested in applying to HSHMC, we appreciate you letting them know about this informative orientation as well.

As a reminder, if your child is carrying an incomplete from Q1, please remind them they must make a plan with their teacher and are expected to attend tutoring during lunch and after school until all incompletes are cleared.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, December 1, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please be sure to send your child to Saturday School if they have missed a day of school. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.


Weekly School Bulletin

Nov. 13, 2018

We are still collecting non-perishable thanksgiving foods for our Thanksgiving Food Drive through this Thursday. Remember, students who bring in donations will receive a raffle ticket and entered into the raffle for a new iPad.

This Thursday, November 15 at 5:30 pm is our next regularly scheduled Parent Advisory meeting. We hope to increase our membership and invite you to join this wonderful group of parents partnering with us to make HSHMC the best school in the universe. This Thursday they will be packing up all the Thanksgiving food donations for distribution and planning future events and activities to support our HSHMC students and families.

By now, you should have received progress grades for your students. If your child is carrying an incomplete from Q1, please remind them they must make a plan with their teacher and are expected to attend tutoring during lunch and after school until all incompletes are cleared.

It is open enrollment time at HSHMC, Inc. We are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year for grades 8-12. This open enrollment period ends January 31, 2019. Siblings of current HSHMC students should submit their applications NOW! As a reminder, our current 8th grade students must also submit an application for 9th grade. Please go to our website at www.hshmc.org to apply directly online. And, if you know other families interested in applying, we appreciate you letting them know as well.

School will be closed next week, November 19 through November 23 for Thanksgiving Break. School will resume on Monday, November 26.

Given the Thanksgiving Break, our next Saturday School is not scheduled until Saturday, December 1, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please plan ahead now and be sure to send your child to Saturday School if they have missed a day of school. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

From our home to yours, we wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving.


Annual Food Drive

Nov. 05, 2018

Our annual food drive is here! We will be collecting canned goods from 7:30am-8:05 am downstairs next to the bank. Students will be given a raffle ticket for every food item they bring. We will be having the raffle on Thursday, 11/15/18. The winning prize is an iPad! We hope you will join our effort and donate!




Weekly School Bulletin

Nov. 05, 2018

We are now collecting non-perishable thanksgiving foods for our Thanksgiving Food Drive sponsored by our Parent Advisory Group, ASB, and HOSA. The turkeys have already been donated and your food donations will be used to provide 10 families with a complete Thanksgiving meal. Boxes to collect donations are at front office. Students who bring in donations will receive a raffle ticket and entered into the raffle to win a new iPad.

It is open enrollment time at HSHMC, Inc. We are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year for grades 8-12. This open enrollment period ends January 31, 2019. Siblings of current HSHMC students should submit their applications NOW! Please go to our website at www.hshmc.org to apply directly online. And, if you know other families interested in applying, we appreciate you letting them know as well.

This Thursday, November 8, we are holding a financial aid and FAFSA workshop this for parents of our seniors that need hands-on help completing the financial aid process.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, November 10, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please be sure to send your child to Saturday School if they have missed a day of school. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

As a reminder, next Monday, November 12 school is closed for Veteran's Day.


Weekly School Bulletin

Oct. 29, 2018

ASB's annual Butter braid fundraiser ended today. Please be sure your child turned in their order form order form for these delicious butter braid pastries. The butter braids ordered will be delivered to HSHMC for pick up on Nov 15th, just in time to enjoy sharing these pastries during family gatherings, holidays, special occasions, or just because!

Our Thanksgiving Food Drive begins this week. We are looking forward to collecting non-perishable thanksgiving foods. The turkeys have already been donated and your food donations will be used to provide 10 families with a complete Thanksgiving meal. Boxes to collect donations will be located in each classroom and in the front office.

Open enrollment time at HSHMC, Inc. begins this Thursday, November 1. We will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year for grades 8-12. This open enrollment period ends January 31, 2019. If the number of applications exceeds available spaces, a lottery will determine application selection. Siblings of current HSHMC students and children of Sharp HealthCare employees will be given priority in a lottery. Students will be notified of acceptance beginning in February. Siblings of current HSHMC students should submit their applications NOW! Please go to our website at www.hshmc.org to apply directly online. And, if you know other families interested in applying, we appreciate you letting them know as well.

Our first quarter ends this Friday, November 2. Please check in with your child to be sure they are not holding any incompletes. As a reminder, students who hold incompletes are required to attend our Friday Academic Recovery and Advancement sessions from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. First quarter progress reports will be mailed home late next week.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, November 3, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please be sure to send your child to Saturday School if they have missed a day of school. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.