WELCOME FAMILIES!

Get Involved!

Registration Form for HHS PTSO: HHS Membership / Volunteer Form

There are lots of ways to get involved with the HHS PTSO! If you are interested in volunteering for any of the roles below or participating in any way with the PTSO, please email Andrea or Marcella at hhsknightsptsopresident@gmail.com

 

SUPPORT OUR SMALL LEARNING COMMUNITIES!

Since 2009, the Foundation has offset district shortfalls by raising money to ensure that our unique Small Learning Community flourish at HHS. Most of our funds raised come directly from our families. We are counting on your support each year. 

 

Please donate today (payment plan option available) and please consider corporate matching if your company provides this. 

 

We are counting on your support to help fund: 

  1. Hillsdale High School Staffing for SLC model 

  2. Faculty Professional Development

  3. Technology support and science equipment 

  4. Grants to Booster Groups 

 

The 2021-22 Documents to Donate packet can be found here for information on donating to the Foundation, PTSO and Boosters. 

 

Click here to go directly to the online cart. For all donations.

Thank you for your support of Hillsdale and your student.

HILLSDALE KNIGHTS BULLETIN

Hillsdale Knights Bulletin Dec 3, 2021

Posts for Bulletin: Submit Your Post Here

PTSO Emails: Join our mailing list here

*** FINALS BELL SCHEDULE for Dec 14-17 *** 

The week of December 13 is our Finals Schedule, starting on Tuesday the 14. That day starts with a 7th period class and final and then students have shortened 1st through 6th periods, with first period coming at the end of the day. 

If you do not have a 7th period, you do not need to report to school until 2nd period starts at 11:25.
Wednesday through Friday are 2-hour finals sessions, with two finals each day starting at 8:30 and ending at 12:50.

See the Bell Schedule Here

HILLSDALE 101: The Ins and Outs of Hillsdale

Thanks to all who joined us this past Wednesday! If you'd like to revisit the information shared or see what you may have missed, the recording is available here.

Upcoming PTSO Meetings...

Monday December 13 at 7:00pm

SMUHSD NEWS

Superintendent Update from Dr. Skelly 

SMUHSD Board Meetings

Missed a Board Meeting? View it here on YouTube

The next board meeting is scheduled for Thursday Dec. 9 at 7:00pm. See the district website for the agenda and login information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

WINTER DANCE SHOW

Wednesday December 8 at 7:00pm

Little Theater

FREE ADMISSION!

HHS MUSIC WINTER CONCERT SERIES

Thursday December 9th and 10th

NEW THIS YEAR: Tickets will be sold online starting November 29. Visit: www.hillsdalemusic.blogspot.com to purchase yours today.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Please sign up here.

QUESTIONS: Email andrewandlisakemp@gmail.com

SENIOR QUOTE SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Monday December 13, 2021 at 3:30pm

Below is the link for this year's senior quote form for the yearbook. The last day to submit is Monday December 13th at 3:30. We will be submitting these pages before we leave on break, so we are on a tight deadline. Submit Quotes Here

AP EXAM REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

​Deadline to register: December 16, 2021 ($40 late fee)

It is important that all families are aware of these deadlines. AP teachers will review the process with students, but for more information you can:

If you have questions, please reach out to your course teacher or email Ms. P. at sprenskypomeranz@smuhsd.org

SAVE THE DATE - The Flea @ HHS:

Sunday March 20, 2022

Vendors: Sign up before January 31, 2022 for an early registration fee of $25.

Fundraiser supports our Seniors, the Class of 2022. REGISTER HERE

FUNDRAISERS

SEE'S for the HOLIDAYS

Order NOV 1 thru DEC 3

The Dance Ensemble Team is raising money for our annual showcase, KNIGHT MOVES! Simply order online - all candy will be delivered directly to your door!

CLICK TO ORDER TODAY

HILLSDALE PEACE PANTRY'S - Holiday Giving Campaign

December 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022

Community is more important than ever as we come out of this pandemic. The Peace Pantry is scheduled to run out of funds this January and our goal is to raise $75,000 by January 1.

 

Please consider making a donation to our Holiday Giving Campaign so we can continue to offer this critical support. Tax deductible donations can be made through the Hillsdale Foundation, a 501c3. If your employer does matching gifts, you can double your impact.

NOTICES

STARS IN STEM

Stars in STEM seeking volunteer tutors. Stars In STEM provides easily accessible and equitable STEM educational supports.

Over the summer, Stars in STEM virtually tutored middle school students who wanted to prepare for their classes and, as the school year started, they expanded by collaborating with various middle schools in San Mateo County and others. As of now, they only have a handful of volunteers and are looking for more. Please see the flyer for more information if you are interested in being part of this program.

FREE DROP-IN COVID TESTING AT HILLSDALE

Tuesdays 8am-2:00pm

Hillsdale Room 808

Open to all SMUHSD students and staff.

REMINDER - PLEASE TAKE THE PANORAMA SURVEY!

We want to know your thoughts and opinions on:

  • School culture and climate

  • Communications from the District/school to you

  • Opportunities for engagement with your school community

 

It is important that we hear from a variety of diverse individuals. Your responses help to guide our planning for future academic and enrichment programs and help us to address areas where our programs need improvement. The results also help us to support successful initiatives and evaluate and improve those that

are not as successful.

 

The parent/guardian survey takes about 14 minutes to complete, and can be accessed by visiting: www.smuhsd.org/panoramaYou can take the survey in Spanish - simply select “Spanish” from the drop down menu at the top of the first page of the survey.

DISTRICT to TRANSITION to BY-TRUSTEE AREA ELECTIONS

The District will hold the following public hearings, during regular board meetings, related to the transition to By-Trustee Area Elections where members of the public are encouraged to attend and make public comments on proposed maps and determine how boundaries are created. Agendas and zoom information are posted on our website

January 20, 2022 at 7 p.m.

February 10, 2022 at 7 p.m.

February 24, 2022 at 7 p.m.

2021-22 YEARBOOK IS ON SALE:

Click here to purchase a book online.
Click here to purchase a senior ad or business ad.

The yearbook is also looking for photos from school events that you would like to share. See flyer for details. The deadline for these photos is March 1, 2022.

SamTrans BUS SERVICE:

SamTrans Routes Hillsdale High – 57251256

BELL SCHEDULE: 

You can find the bell schedules here

WATCH HILLSDATE ATHLETICS LIVE - From ANYWHERE!​

Purchase your pass here You will be contacted by the boosters after your purchase with a registration code

 

ATHLETIC FAMILY PASSES 

Admits 2 adults and 2 non-high school aged children into all regular season football and basketball games within the San Mateo Union High School District. Annual passes are $50 and are not tax deductible. Purchase your pass here 

Join our newly formed Hillsdale Athletic Booster Facebook page (Hillsdale High School Athletics) and Instagram page (hhs_athleticsboosters) 

SMUHSD is offering FREE MEALS TO ALL STUDENTS during the 2021-2022 School Year!

Families do not need to fill out the application to access the free meals, but it is strongly encouraged, as the application provides additional benefits to families - including discounts on Bus passes, camps, cable TV and more. Learn more