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Weekly Bulletin – March 7, 2022

2022-03-07T15:51:54+00:00

March 7, 2022- Weekly School Bulletin HSHMC CrossFit is still accepting new members to their club!  The club meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15 to 4:15 pm in the gym. All students of all abilities are welcome. Contact Ms. Laniawe for more information. There is a virtual Parent Advisory Group meeting this week on Thursday at 5:00 pm. We invite you to join this wonderful group of parents partnering with us to make HSHMC the best school in the universe. Our Parent Advisory Group helps to plan programs and activities that support our HSHMC students and families. If you would like to attend, please join us using the Zoom link here or on our website (passcode = Parents). If your child did not get their Covid-booster yet and they are eligible, you can sign them up now for our next vaccination/booster clinic with Sharp HealthCare which will be held on campus next Monday, March 14 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This clinic is only open for our staff, students, and family members. Please use this special LINK to sign up now. If you need any help making the appointment, please call the school and we will gladly help you. If you have any questions, please contact the school at 619-528-9070 or email me directly anytime at sjohnson@hshmc.org. Thank you. Have a great week.

Weekly Bulletin – March 7, 20222022-03-07T15:51:54+00:00

Weekly Bulletin – February 27, 2022

2022-02-25T23:16:02+00:00

February 27, 2022- Weekly School Bulletin Make-Up School Picture Day is tomorrow!  If your child is attending in-person and is in 9th-11th grade and they did not have their school picture taken yet, please remind them about tomorrow’s picture day. ASB has another new club that has just started up. We invite your child to join the Meditation and Mindfulness Club on Mondays from 3-3:30 pm and Thursdays from 11:15 – 11:45 am in Room 403. A list of all ASB clubs at HSHMC, can now be found on our website at www.hshmc.org. If your child did not get their Covid-booster yet and they are eligible, you can sign them up now for our next vaccination/booster clinic with Sharp HealthCare which will be held on campus on Monday, March 14 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This clinic is only open for our staff, students, and family members. Appointments are required. Please use this special LINK to sign up now. If you need any help making the appointment, please call the school and we will gladly help you. There is a virtual Parent Advisory Group meeting next week on Thursday, March 10 at 5:00 pm. We invite you to join this wonderful group of parents partnering with us to make HSHMC the best school in the universe. Our Parent Advisory Group helps to plan programs and activities that support our HSHMC students and families. If you would like to attend, please join us using the Zoom link here or on our website (passcode = Parents). If you have any questions, please contact the school at 619-528-9070 or email me directly anytime at sjohnson@hshmc.org. Thank you. Have a great week.

Weekly Bulletin – February 27, 20222022-02-25T23:16:02+00:00

Weekly Bulletin – January 30, 2022

2022-02-02T21:22:12+00:00

January 30th, 2022- Weekly School Bulletin Tomorrow is the start of Semester 2. Your child’s new semester courses are listed on their PowerSchool account. Semester 1 grades will be mailed home towards the end of this week. If your child is holding an incomplete in any course from Semester 1 they now have a contract created with their teacher with a plan outlined to clear their incomplete. They will also be assigned to an Academic Intervention class on Fridays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Attendance is mandatory at this class until all incompletes are cleared. It is also expected that any student who holds an incomplete in any course is actively taking advantage of teachers' office hours and resources we have put in place to support their academic efforts.  Students who do not make an effort to clear their incompletes are at risk of failing the course. We will have senior picture make-ups for those that missed the other days this Thursday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Photos will be taken upstairs on the 3rd floor in the Tech Department. This will be the last make-up day for seniors. 9th-11th Make-up picture day is being arranged and we will notify you as soon as we have more details. If your child is booster eligible, don’t forget to sign up for our next vaccination/booster clinic with Sharp HealthCare which will be held on campus on Monday, February 7 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This clinic is only open for our staff, students, and family members. Appointments are required. Please use this special LINK to sign up now! Thank you. Have a great week.

Weekly Bulletin – January 30, 20222022-02-02T21:22:12+00:00

Weekly Bulletin – January 24, 2022

2022-01-24T16:50:28+00:00

January 24th, 2022- Weekly School Bulletin This week is the last week of the first semester! Students will be in their regular classes. As a reminder, our schedule has been modified. Students will have minimum days every day this week with early release at 12:30 pm. However, if a student has one or more incompletes, they will be required to stay for Academic Recovery until 3:00 pm each day on Monday through Thursday until all incompletes are cleared. There will not be academic recovery this Friday and all students will be released at 12:30 after finals. There is a New Student Orientation for new families interested in applying to HSHMC this Wednesday at 5:00 pm. If you know other families interested in applying, we appreciate you letting them know they can join in using the link available on our website. By now you should have received a letter in the mail from our leadership team with information about our updated Covid-19 policies. (The letter, along with updated policies are attached in the email version of this message and also available on our website.) On January 13, 2022, our Board of Directors extended vaccination requirements to include booster shots for all eligible students and staff to remain part of the HSHMC community. HSHMC students eligible for COVID-19 booster shots must receive those shots and provide documentation of the Booster Shot. Students will be given a grace period of 30 days from when their eligibility begins to allow time to schedule appointments. If your child has already received their booster, please provide documentation to the school. Currently eligible students will need to provide documentation on or before March 1, 2022. To support this, our next vaccination/booster clinic with Sharp HealthCare will be held on campus on Monday, February 7 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This clinic is only open for our staff, students, and family members. Appointments are required. If you or your child are booster eligible, please use this special LINK to sign up now! Also, if you have not already heard, the government is now issuing free at home COVID tests. You can order for your household using this LINK. (https://www.covidtests.gov/) If you have any questions, please contact the school at 619-528-9070 or email me directly anytime at sjohnson@hshmc.org  Stay well and have a great week – Thank you!

Weekly Bulletin – January 24, 20222022-01-24T16:50:28+00:00

January 4, 2022 COVID Exposure Notice

2022-01-04T23:13:08+00:00

We were notified today that an individual at our school has tested positive for COVID-19. Due to procedures related to privacy laws, we are limited in what we can say. We urge you to also respect the privacy of our students and staff. HSHMC works with the San Diego Public Health Department to follow up with all cases and symptomatic contacts to identify all exposed persons and recommend home quarantine and testing. If you or your child are not contacted, it means that we have no evidence of direct exposure to you or your child. Our advice and practice has not changed since the beginning of the pandemic. That is, if your child is feeling ill or has a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, even if symptoms are very minor, please do not send your child to school and consider getting your ill child tested for COVID-19. Students should remain home until a return date is determined in consultation with school personnel based on test results and symptom improvement, and following all applicable state and county health guidelines. They can return immediately if they have a documented chronic illness that explains their current symptoms. Remember, symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure, can range from mild to severe, and could include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, sore throat, muscle or body aches, headache, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and new loss of smell or taste. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should be tested. However, many infected people do not develop symptoms, which is why it is recommended that exposed people be tested whether they have symptoms or not. If your child is well and without any symptoms, please remind them to use their face covering, and wash their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. We know this information is concerning for our students and families. Ensuring the health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff members is of the utmost importance to us, and we will continue to follow all public health guidelines strictly.

January 4, 2022 COVID Exposure Notice2022-01-04T23:13:08+00:00

Weekly Bulletin – September 20, 2021

2021-09-20T15:04:25+00:00

September 20th, 2021- Weekly School Bulletin Calling all HSHMC parents/guardians! Next Wednesday, September 29 at 5:00 pm is our first Virtual Parent Advisory Group meeting of the year. We hope to increase our membership each year and invite you to join this wonderful group of parents partnering with us to make HSHMC the best school in the universe. Our Parent Advisory Group helps to plan programs and activities that support our HSHMC students and families. If you would like to attend, please join us using the link on our website. https://hshmc.zoom.us/j/85822899664 Meeting ID: 858 2289 9664 Passcode: Parents For those of you who have not yet been vaccinated, we are excited to share that we have set up 3 more vaccination clinics with Sharp HealthCare here on campus at HSHMC. The first clinic is on October 4 from 10:00 to 2:00 pm. The clinic is open to all HSHMC students, families and community members 12 years and older. Make an appointment now at  MyTurn.ca.gov. Walk-ins are welcome but for the least amount of wait-time, please make an appointment. If your child is already fully vaccinated, please remember to provide the school with a copy of the vaccination card for our records. Feel free to take a picture of the card and email it to gortega@hshmc.org, mail it in, or drop it by. Any way that is easiest for you to get it to us as soon as possible. In addition to our weekly Covid testing on Tuesdays, we are now also Covid testing students when they return to school after an absence. If your child needs to be absent for any reason, please call the school at 619-528-9070 to report the absence. Save the date for our Virtual Parent Advisory College Knowledge Night scheduled for Wednesday, October 6 at 5:30 pm. All are welcome, however this session will be geared towards our current 12th grade students and their parents as we focus on the fall college application process and financial aid. The link for the session will be located on our website. We will hold a second College Knowledge Night in the Spring for families of our juniors. If you have questions please contact the school at 619-528-9070, or email me any time at sjohnson@hshmc.org. Have a great week. Thank you

Weekly Bulletin – September 20, 20212021-09-20T15:04:25+00:00

Knott’s Berry Farm Trip for Vaccinated Students!

2021-07-21T16:01:41+00:00

HSHMC is planning a free trip this fall to KNOTT’S BERRY FARM for all HSHMC students who are fully vaccinated! How to participate: If you are already fully vaccinated, please provide us with proof of vaccination to join in. Get fully vaccinated at HSHMC on Wednesday, July 7 and July 28. Get fully vaccinated on your own before school starts. We hope that all of our students will be fully vaccinated before attending HSHMC in the fall. In addition, Sharp will allow our students back at the hospital for internships as long as they are fully vaccinated. All other internships will be dependent on vaccinations as well. One of the best things we can do is encourage and help everyone who is eligible for the vaccine to get one.   Sharp HealthCare has agreed to come back to HSHMC to provide another opportunity for you to have your HSHMC student (ages 12 and up) and your family vaccinated and will be here to administer the Pfizer vaccine as follows: Wednesday, July 7 (1st Vaccination Date) – 8:30 – 1:30 Wednesday, July 28 (2nd Vaccination Date) – 8:30 – 1:30  Please make your appointment NOW by going to: https://myturn.ca.gov Minor Consent Form When making your appointment, simply use our zip code 92105 for the area you want to get your vaccination in and our school site will pop up with available appointments for July 28.  Your appointment for the second required vaccination on July 28 will be scheduled when you receive your first vaccination on July 7. (Walk-in appointments are also available – but scheduled appointments are preferred) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ¡HSHMC está planeando un viaje gratis este otoño a KNOTT’S BERRY FARM para todos los estudiantes de HSHMC que están completamente vacunados! Como participar: Si ya está completamente vacunado, envíenos un comprobante de vacunación para unirse. Vacúnese completamente en HSHMC el miércoles 7 y 28 de julio. Vacúnese completamente por su cuenta antes de que comience la escuela. Esperamos que todos nuestros estudiantes estén completamente vacunados antes de asistir a HSHMC en el otoño. Además, Sharp permitirá que nuestros estudiantes regresen al hospital para realizar practicas siempre que estén completamente vacunados. Todas las demás practicas también dependerán de las vacunas. Una de las mejores cosas que podemos hacer es alentar y ayudar a que todas las personas elegibles para la vacuna se pongan una.   Sharp HealthCare ha acordado regresar a HSHMC para brindarle otra oportunidad de vacunar a su estudiante de HSHMC (mayores de 12 anos) y a su familia y estará aquí para administrar la vacuna Pfizer de la siguiente manera: Miércoles Julio 7 (1ra Fecha de Vacunación) – 8:30 – 1:30 Miércoles Julio 28 (2da Fecha de Vacunación) – 8:30 – 1:30  Haga su cita AHORA yendo a: https://myturn.ca.gov Documento de consentimiento para menores.  Cuando programe su cita, simplemente use nuestro código postal 92105 para el área donde desea vacunarse y nuestro sitio escolar aparecerá con citas disponibles para el 7 de julio. Su cita para la segunda vacuna requerida el [...]

Knott’s Berry Farm Trip for Vaccinated Students!2021-07-21T16:01:41+00:00
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