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Weekly School Bulletin

Oct. 15, 2018

Tomorrow, Tuesday October 16, we are holding a Poetry Slam in the lecture hall from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Please consider joining us to hear some amazing spoken words from our students.

This Thursday at 10:18 am, we will be participating in the Great Shake Out Earthquake drill, along with millions of people worldwide, as we practice how to drop, cover, and hold. This is the 10th Anniversary of the Great ShakeOut which began in southern California in 2008. Participating in the Great Shake Out better prepares all of us should be ever be faced with such an emergency.

School pictures are next week. Grades 9-11 will be taken on Tuesday, October 23, and Grades 7-8 will be taken on Wednesday, October 24. Information on how to purchase school photos is being sent home with your child this week.

If you have not already done so, please return the free or reduced lunch form by mail or fill out the on-line application located on our website by clicking on the "parent" tab and going to the free or reduced lunch link. As of last week, Students who were qualified last year and were rolled over to this year no longer qualify if we have not received a new application for this year. It is important that everyone fill out this form each year, even if you think you may not qualify, or your child does not take advantage of our lunch offerings. This form also helps determine eligibility for testing fee waivers and free college applications. If you need any help filling out the application, please contact the school and we will be happy to assist you.

The end of our first quarter is quickly approaching on November 2. Please check in with your child to be sure they are not holding any incompletes. As a reminder, students who hold at least one incomplete at the beginning of each week are required to attend our Friday Academic Recovery and Advancement sessions on Fridays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. If they clear this incomplete prior to the Friday session, they are still required to attend but will work on academic advancement. Thank you for supporting us in these efforts.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, October 20, 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

Oct. 08, 2018

Our first blood drive of the year is this Tuesday, October 9 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. We hope you will consider coming by to donate.

Our 11th graders will be taking the PSAT this Wednesday.

This Thursday, October 11 at 5:30 pm is our College Knowledge Night. Come meet other families, enjoy dinner, and engage with our college support team who are working with your students. This is an opportunity to learn about the journey through the college application world. If you plan to attend, please RSVP through our website as dinner will be served.

If you have not already done so, please return the free or reduced lunch form you received at the beginning of the school year by mail or fill out the on-line application located on our website by clicking on the "parent" tab and going to the free or reduced lunch link. After today, students who were qualified last year and were rolled over to this year will no longer qualify if we have not received a new application for this year. A new application is due every year. It is important that everyone fill out this form each year, even if you think you may not qualify, or your child does not take advantage of our lunch offerings. This form also helps determine eligibility for testing fee waivers and free college applications. If you need any help filling out the application, please contact the school and we will be happy to assist you.

As a reminder, students who hold at least one incomplete at the beginning of each week are required to attend our Friday Academic Recovery and Advancement sessions on Fridays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. If they clear this incomplete prior to the Friday session, they are still required to attend but will work on academic advancement. Thank you for supporting us in these efforts.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, October 13, 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.


Event RSVP Links

Oct. 03, 2018

We would love for you to join us at our school events. Please let us know which events you will attend by filling out the appropriate RSVP link below.


9-27-18 Parent Advisory Meeting

10-4-18 Access To Technology Family Night

10-11-18 College Knowledge Night



Weekly Bulletin

Oct. 01, 2018

This Thursday, October 4 at 5:30 pm, we hope you will join us for our parent workshop on how Access HSHMC Technology. Come learn how to easily access the school's technology to support your child's learning. Dinner will be served, so please RSVP on our website so we can plan accordingly.

Today is an important date for our seniors heading to college next year. The FAFSA – the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form to apply for financial aid for college opens today for the 2019-2020 school year. The FAFSA is the starting point for our seniors interested in federal student aid and it is mandatory to qualify for aid from most colleges. Your senior will need your help to complete this process. Please be sure to ask them about it.

Speaking of college, next Thursday, October 11 at 5:30 pm is our College Knowledge Night. Come meet other families, enjoy dinner, and engage with our college support team who are working with your students. This is an opportunity to learn about the journey through the college application world. If you plan to attend, please RSVP as dinner will be served.

HSHMC will be sponsoring a series of blood drives throughout the year. The first one is scheduled for next Tuesday, October 9 from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. We hope you will consider donating.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, October 6, 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 Bulletin

Sep. 24, 2018

Senior Pictures are being taken this week. Students with last names that begin will A-L will take senior pictures on Wednesday, September 26; students will last names that begin with M-Z will take senior pictures on Thursday, September 27. Photos on both days will be taken between 7:30 am and 10:00 am.

Our first Parent Advisory Committee meeting is this Thursday, September 27 at 5:30 pm. We hope you will join our Parent Advisory Committee as a way to connect with other HSHMC/HSMS families and to help plan school activities and participate in governance decisions. Dinner will be served, so please RSVP on our website.

We invite you to mark your calendars and join us for our next two upcoming Parent Academies:

First, on October 4 at 5:30 pm, we will offer a workshop on how Access HSHMC Technology. Join us and learn how to easily access the school's technology to support your child's learning. Dinner will be served, so please RSVP on our website so we can plan accordingly.

Then, on Thursday, October 11 at 5:30 pm for our College Knowledge Night. Come meet other families, enjoy dinner, and engage with our college support team who are working with your students. This is an opportunity to learn about the journey through the college application world. Again, dinner will be served, so please RSVP.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, September 29, 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

Sep. 17, 2018

It is an exciting week with College Classes and Internships starting in the high school. If your child needs new brown scrubs for their hospital internship, they can be purchased at the front desk for $25.00.

It was great seeing so many of you at our welcome back family dinner last week. If we missed you, don't worry, there will be lots of upcoming opportunities get involved. HSHMC values parent engagement and invites you to participate. To begin, please consider joining our 2018-2019 Parent Advisory Committee and connect with other HSHMC/HSMS families who help plan school activities and participate in governance decisions. Our first meeting for this year is next Thursday, September 27 at 5:30 pm. Dinner will be served, so please RSVP on our website.

We are also offering a Parent Academy - Access to HSHMC Technology on Thursday, October 4, 5:30 pm. Join us and learn how to easily access the school's technology to support your child's learning. Dinner will be served, so please RSVP on our website so we can plan accordingly.

Speaking of technology, you will be receiving information in the mail this week with your ID and Password so that you can monitor your child's academic progress from home (or anywhere with internet availability) through our PowerSchool parent web portal. PowerSchool is available 24/7 and can be accessed from the parent link on our website. If you need any help setting up your account, please call us and we will help.

Middle School has several new afterschool opportunities we hope you will encourage your child to join. These include video game club daily, yearbook and yoga on Wednesdays, and chess on Thursdays.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, September 22, 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.


Welcome Back Family Dinner

Sep. 12, 2018

We are excited to invite our families to join us at our welcome back family dinner. Come and enjoy an evening of delicious food and HSHMC company under the stars!


Thursday September 13th

5:30pm-7:30pm

Please RSVP and let us know that you will be joining us.

RSVP


Weekly School Bulletin

Sep. 11, 2018

As a reminder, Sharp HealthCare will be on campus Tuesday, September 11 to administer free TB tests and flu shots required for students enrolled in a hospital internship. If you have not already returned the permission form sent home with your child please download the forms from our website and send them with your child tomorrow. No student will be given the required shots without parent permission.

We hope you have planned to join us for our Welcome Back Family Dinner this Thursday, September 13 at 5:30 pm. If you plan to attend and have not already RVSP'd, please visit our website at www.hshmc.org to let us know how many from your family will be attending. We look forward to seeing many of you there!

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, September 15, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please 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.

Our Friday early release days begin this Friday, September 14. Students in both the middle school and the high school will be released at 12:35 pm. Our Middle School after school program is offered until 6:00 pm daily, including Friday early release days.

As always, if you have any questions, please call the school at 619-528-9070.


Weekly Bulletin

Sep. 04, 2018

As we begin a new year together, please remember that daily attendance is extremely important and directly related to student success. School attendance is a primary responsibility of every student and family and demonstrates family commitment to HSHMC and its program for student success. Therefore, students are expected to maintain 100% attendance. If a student misses school, the student is expected to make up that time by attending an extended day program, such as Saturday school.

If your child is going to be absent, please call the school at 619-528-9070. We ask that you also review our attendance policy located in the student handbook posted on our website.

Although attending Saturday School is not an ideal way to compensate for actually attending school regularly, if absences do occur, a student may clear one school absence for each Saturday School attended. Our first Saturday School scheduled is this Saturday, September 8, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

In preparation for our health internship program this year, as a convenience, Sharp HealthCare will be on campus next Tuesday, September 11 to administer TB tests and flu shots required for students enrolled in a hospital internship. These requirements must be met before a student can attend their internship which begins the week of September 17. Permission forms are being home with your child and must be returned by Friday. A copy of the permission forms can also be downloaded from our website. No student will be given the required shots without parent permission.

If you have not already done so, we also need students to return their college form required for us to enroll them in a college course this semester. In addition, please return the free or reduced lunch form or fill out the on-line application located on our website.


Back to School Principal Bulletin

Aug. 28, 2018

As we begin our first week of school, students are meeting in family groups and rotating through various school orientation sessions and culture building activities before beginning their regular class schedules.

This Wednesday (tomorrow), the Middle School will be heading to Mission Beach for team building activities, and the High School will be doing the same on Friday. We will have plenty of food, water, and sunscreen for all!

We hope you will join us for our welcome back family dinner on Thursday, September 13 at 5:30 pm. If you plan to attend, please RVSP on our website at www.hshsmc.or or by calling the school at 619-582-9070.

There is no early release this Friday, August 31 or next Friday, September 7. The HS will be released at 3:00 pm, and the MS will be released at 4:00 pm. Beginning, Friday, September 14, both the MS and the HS will be released at 12:35 each week.

Next Monday, September 3, school will be closed for Labor Day.

Again, welcome to a wonderful new school year together.