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Upcoming Events
Today
- Girl's Leadership Forum
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12/22/2014
12/23/2014
Repeating Event - Chess Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12/24/2014
 
News from Hillcrest
Winter Break: December 22 - January 2
School resumes on Monday, January 5

Best wishes for a happy and safe holiday season!

Hillcrest Happenings December 15 - 19
Click here to view the weekly Hillcrest Happenings message
Annual Hillcrest Jr. High School
SUB-FOR-SANTA and FOOD DRIVE
     Total Raised $4,526
     Fo
od Barrels Filled:  6
A big Hillcrest THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Sub-for-Santa project and Utah Food Bank food drive.  We are extremely thankful to everyone for your generous donations to help make the holiday season a bit brighter for students in our school and families in our community.  We have the BEST students, parents, and teachers at Hillcrest!
Last Opportunity to Purchase Yearbooks
Yearbook orders will be taken through December 19.  If you did not purchase a yearbook during registration and would like to order one, please contact Ms. Imlay in the financial office by December 19.  The cost is $30.  Yearbooks  cannot be ordered after this date.  If you are unsure if you purchased a yearbook at registration please call Ms. Imlay in the financial office at 801-264-7442 or have your student check the list on the front office window.
 
HJH Spelling Bee
The Hillcrest Jr. High School Spelling Bee for interested students in grades 7 and 8 will be on Wednesday, January 14 at 2 p.m.   The top 5 students from HJH will go on to the district Spelling Bee in February.  In order to prepare, it is recommended that students start studying NOW.  The official words allowed for the National Spelling Bee are any words found in Webster’s Dictionary.  However, there are suggested words to study on a website created for this event.  To access the study word lists along with guidelines and suggestions on how to prepare please go to: murrayspellingbee.com
Career & College Readiness
Hillcrest Jr. High School will be hosting Career & College Days during Plus Period throughout the school year.  It is our desire to expose our students to a broad array of post secondary career & college options by having professions in careers and colleges come in to give information to our students.  These will be held from 10:40 - 11:05 in the location listed below.
If you have a career you would like to come in and talk to our students about, please contact Ms. Stott in the counseling center at 801.264.7442
 
CAREER/COLLEGE DATE LOCATION
  Southern Utah University January 8 Auditorium
  Private Investigator January 13 Choir Room
  Murray SWAT Team February 5 Choir Room
  Engineering (U of U) February 19 Auditorium
  Salt Lake Community College March 2 Auditorium

Word of the Week: December 15 - 19
Fervor (noun) fur-ver
Definition:    Intensity, excitement and enthusiasm of feeling or expression; a great warmth of feeling.
Synonyms:  ardor, passion, zeal

"Just from looking at her, you could tell she was filled with holiday fervor.  She had been wearing ugly Christmas sweaters for a month and a half, she was continually humming carols, and she gave candy canes even to complete strangers on the street."
Students of the Week: Dec. 10 - 17

7th Grade:  Aaliyah Cowper
8th Grade:  Caden Stackhouse
9th Grade:  Jaidyn Lige


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