Husky Strong - 12/19/2018

Husky Strong

Hillcrest High School
Midvale, Utah
December 19, 2018

Youth Protection Seminar:

A Youth Protection Seminar will be held on Thursday, January 10th 2019 at 7:00 p.m. This is a free parent seminar with information on substance abuse, bullying, mental health, and internet safety from professionals in the field of mental health. Specific topics include: mental health issues/suicide warnings, including prevention tips, how to get help and access to community resources; substance abuse prevention and intervention tips; bullying, what it is as well as prevention and intervention help; internet safety tips and resource materials. Community organizations such as HOPE Squad, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, SafeUT representatives from the University of Utah, Hopeful Beginnings, and other community and school resources will all be in attendance. We look forward to seeing you there!


After School Athletics Participation Credit Request

Effective the 2018-19 school year; new guidelines are in place regarding credit for participation in a UHSAA sanctioned sport.  Hillcrest High may award up to .50 PST or P.E. credit for participation in one sport and up to .50 P.E. credit for participation in a different/additional sport.  Athletic participation credit does not apply to Fitness for Life credit. Credit for after school athletics will not be awarded for any additional participation above the maximum 1.00 credit allowed.


  1. The sport must be a UHSAA sanctioned sport.
  2. The student must not have already received .50 credit for the specific sport.
  3. The student must have completed the season and have the credit request signed by the coach.

Credit request forms are available in the counseling center / registrar’s office. 

Hillcrest High School - Community School

Tools for Parents—Parent Connections Website

Parent Connections is a website designed by Canyons School District to be a technology resource for parents.  The website provides resources that will address academics, communication, safety, and available technology in Canyons District. “Tip of the Month: It can be difficult to stay involved an monitor your children's tech use and screen time.  How can you keep up with so many different devices and apps that are constantly changing?” Visit their website for more information and helpful videos:

Canyons School District’s Family Learning Center—Adult Education Classes

Adult education program at the Family Learning Centers offers classes for parents to earn a high school diploma, learn English, basic computer skills, "plazas communitarias", parenting skills, and other content such as managing conflict, financial literacy, and nutrition. For more information, visit: 


Community Resources Information and Events

Mobile Clinic Visits to Hillcrest

Permission slips will be sent out for students who are interested in being screened.

  • Mobile Clinic Visits
    • Utah Partners for Health’s Mobile Vision & Medical Clinic.
      • January 8th, 2019 from 8:00am-3:00pm 
      • April 9th, 2019 from 8:00am-3:00pm.
  • Medicaid
    • The Utah Medicaid program pays medical bills for people:
      • who qualify for a category of Medicaid
      • who have low income or cannot afford the cost of health care who have resources (assets) under the federal limit for the category of Medicaid
    • Canyons School District Medicaid Outreach Services assists with the application.  The State Medicaid Office determines eligibility.  Together we help children get health insurance.
    • Insurance coverage for Medicaid eligible recipients is provided by Molina Healthcare of Utah, Healthy You (through University of Utah), and Select Access (Intermountain Healthcare)
    • Want more information? Please call us at 801-826-7272 – ¡Se Habla Español!

Tyler Library
8041 S. Wood Street
Midvale, UT 84047

Tyler Kid's Cafe
Tyler Meeting Room (Capacity 81)
Monday-Friday 3:30 - 4:00 pm

Utah Food Bank nutrition program where youth may receive a meal each afternoon, Monday through Friday. Meals are available on Saturdays at some locations.

Teen Time - Reach for the Stars
Monday-Friday 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Drop-in activity for teens (Ages 13 to 17). Homework help. They have prices (for example: they can qualify for lasertag or bingo!).

Copperview Food & Resource Center
8446 S. Harrison St., Midvale

Food Service Hours
MON-THU 8:30AM-11AM, 1PM-3PM, closed 11AM-1PM


Hillcrest High School—Escuela Comunitaria
Junta de Padres

Los Padres son parte del equipo en los logros académicos de los estudiantes. Acompáñenos a la próxima junta de padres que será el martes, 11 de Diciembre de 6:30-7:30pm en el salón, AT 200. El tema este mes es sobre “Programas de Educación y Carreras Técnicas.” En este taller hablaremos sobre la educación y carreras técnicas en SLCC que son diseñadas para preparar a os estudiantes para inmediatamente entrar un trabajo.

Herramientas para los Padres—La Pagina de Internet “Parent Connections”

La pagina de internet “Parent Connections” fue diseñada para el distrito escolar de Canyons como un recurso de tecnología para los padres/familias. Esta pagina provee recursos e información sobre el aprendizaje académico, comunicación, seguridad, y tecnología en el distrito.  “Consejo del Mes: Puede ser difícil estar involucrado y monitorear cuando tiempo usan la tecnología y tiempo en las pantallas (por ejemplo; ipads/tabletas, teléfonos, televisiones, videojuegos). ¿Como puede uno como padre/familia monitoria esta tecnología de teléfonos y “apps” cuando constantemente están cambiando?” Visite su pagina de internet para mas información y videos en español:

Centro de Aprendizaje para las Familias del Distrito de Canyons—Clases para adultos 

Los centros de aprendizaje para las familias proveen diferentes clases para los adultos para recibir su diploma de la high school, computación, ingles, nutrición, clases para padres, y mucho mas. Visite su pagina para mas información: 

Recursos y Eventos Comunitarios

Visita de Clínica Móvil a la escuela Hillcrest

La Clínica Móvil de Utah Partners for Health estará en la escuela Hillcrest los próximos días:

  • 8 de enero del 2019 de 8:00am-3:00pm
  • 9 de abril del 2019 de 8:00am-3:00pm.


La Oficina de Canyons School District Medicaid Outreach Services ayuda a llenar la aplicación de Medicaid. La oficina de estatal de Medicaid determina si la persona(s) califica para el programa. La seguranza medica de Medicaid para personas elegible son proveídos por Molina Healthcare of Utah, Healthy You (University of Utah), y Select Access (Intermountain Healthcare). Para mas información llamelos al 801-826-7272 – ¡Se habla español!

Biblioteca Tyler
8041 S. Wood Street
Midvale, UT 84047

Tyler Kid's Cafe
Cuarto de Juntas de la biblioteca Tyler
Lunes a viernes de 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Los jóvenes reciben comida gratuita de parte del banco de comida Utah (Utah Food Bank) los lunes a Viernes. En ciertos lugares se provee comida a los jóvenes los sábados. 

Hora de los Adolecentes—Llegar a las estrellas
Lunes a viernes de 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Actividades para los adolecentes (Edades 13 a 17). Ayuda con la tarea. Tienen premios.

Copperview Comida y Centro de Recursos
8446 S. Harrison St., Midvale
Servicio de Comida

Upcoming Events:

  • Dec 19, 1:15 p.m. Winter Fundraiser Assembly
  • Dec 19, 6:30 p.m. Wrestling @ Cottonwood High School
  • Dec 19, 7:00 p.m. Boys’ Basketball @ Hillcrest High School
  • Dec 20, 7:00 p.m. Girls’ Basketball Endowment Game Varsity Only @ Summit Academy
  • Dec 20- Jan 2, Winter Recess
  • Dec 28, 3:00 p.m. Boys’ Basketball @ Hillcrest High School
  • Dec 28, 5:15 p.m. Girls’ Basketball @ Granger High School
  • Jan 2, 5:15 p.m. Girls’ Basketball @ Hunter High School
  • Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. Boys’ Basketball @ Hillcrest High School
  • Jan 3, 6:30 p.m. Wrestling @ Hillcrest High School
  • Jan 4, 6:00 p.m. Baseball Parent Meeting in HHS Cafeteria
  • Jan 5, 10:30 a.m. Freshmen Boys’ Basketball @ Hillcrest High School