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Good morning, Mission Hill! Today is Monday May 8, an odd period day.


Attn All Students--and especially 8th graders.  Have you lost a book that needs to be paid for?  Now is the time to pay for your lost book or arrange a work trade in the library.  Don’t delay.  Now is the time to deal with it.  See us in the library today.

The Fierce Reads Spring Tour 2017 is coming to Bookshop Santa Cruz! This year the tour features four fierce YA authors, some you may know but others that are new to the game.  It’s free and on May 11th at 7pm.

20 MHMS student will have their work displayed in a professional gallery show. Congratulations! Their work is for sale and there is an opening reception this Friday night from 5pm-9pm as part of the First Friday festivities downtown at the Felix Kulpa Gallery.

If you missed the online yearbook order deadline you may still purchase a yearbook with cash or check. The cost is $30 and order envelopes are in the office. Please make checks out to Mission Hill Middle School..

Surf Club Wednesdays - through 5/24, come join us 3:15-5.

Get geared up for the 30th Annual Bike to School Breakfast Thursday May 11

Posted by kristaholt  On May 08, 2017 at 8:18 AM

Good morning, Mission Hill! Today is Monday, March 27, an odd period day.


Hey Mission Hill, if you would like to be a Million Word Reader and have your picture taken for the yearbook, please get your million words in and your RC quizzes taken by April 12.  Ask Ms. Dyer for details.

Spirit Week next week, specifics in a few minutes>

Come up to the library today at lunch for the 1st Annual Book Mark Creation Contest.  Three impartial judges will choose the most interesting bookmark and the prizes will look something like this.

Don't miss out! Online yearbook sales are now open. The cost is $30 per book. Last year the yearbooks sold out, be sure to reserve yours by ordering early.

Pennies for Patients - If you brought your money and box in yesterday, great.  If not, then get it to room 7. We will be sending the funds of to Pennies for Patients next week, so that it can be used for cancer research and patient family support. Thank you, Student Leadership.

Teen Fashion show tickets now on sale.  Get yours from Ms. Crocetti in the art room, room 5. All proceeds go to putting on the fashion show and supporting this amazing project. Thank you in advance for your support!


This is Spirit Week-Tomorrow is Ugly Shirt Day

Wednesday is an odd period day. No Arts Academy this week.

Wednesday 3-5pm Talent show dress rehearsal

Thursday 6:30-8:00 Talent show

Friday is a minimum day-Wednesday schedule

Posted by kristaholt  On Mar 27, 2017 at 7:39 AM

Good morning, Mission Hill! Today Friday, March 10, an even period day.


Surf Club - will start Wed. 3/22.  Oops, sorry we missed yesterday, but we are on in two weeks.

A computer mouse disappeared from Jon’s desk yesterday sometime between lunch and afterschool.  This mouse is needed to set up a new computer.  Please let Jon know if you know anything about it or return to his desk if you know where it is.

Mission Hill Students and Teachers:  Please take a few minutes to check that the textbook you are using is the textbook that is actually checked out to you. You can look page 20 of your planner to see the barcode number of the textbook you checked out in September.

Got overdue books or books you have finished reading? Do you have a class novel you no longer need? 7th graders-have you finished your one pagers? Clean out your backpacks, lockers, and shelves at home and return your books to the library.  You’ll need to be clear of all overdue and lost books in order to attend the dance on March 17.

Correction:  Pennies for Patients - use and hold onto your collection boxes, distributed by your amazing math teachers.  They can be turned in when you are done collecting before or on Friday March 26th.  Thank you, Student Leadership.

Registration is now open for the following spring sports: Track and Field, golf, boy’s volleyball, and girl’s softball. Season begins March 27.

Thanks to a special donation from the Digital Media Foundation, there are free or complimentary tickets to community members (of all ages) to come see Quinteto Latino on tomorrow, March 11, 2017 @ 8:00pm at California State University in Monterey.  See Ms. Dyer or Ms. Latham for details.

AVID Club is still selling Crazy Creature Cookiegrams! Check out our many varieties--from llamas to unicorns and everything in between, and brighten the day of a friend, a classmate, or even that special someone. Cookiegrams will be on sale during brunch and lunch all week. They are $1 each and will be delivered next Tuesday. In order to send a cookiegram, you need to know the recipient’s 6th period teacher. Please support the AVID Club by sending a tasty cookiegram today!


Monday March 13 at 3p-Talent Show Tryouts in the Auditorium

Tuesday March 14 Bike to School Raffle Prizes

Posted by kristaholt  On Mar 09, 2017 at 2:49 PM

Good morning, Mission Hill! Today is Tuesday, February 21, an full six period day.


Get signed up for the next pizza munch and bookchat-Stella by Starlight.  Get your own copy that you can keep in the library.

Please be responsible and keep your textbooks and novels out of the rain.  No one wants to read a moldy mildewy book or have to pay for a damaged book.  Hachew!

If you were in Ceramics last semester, please pick up your pieces as soon as possible! Thank you!


3-5 Leadership/SCIL in library

6-7 ELAC Library

6:30-7:30 PTA Room 1

Wed Staff PD and Union Mtg
Posted by kristaholt  On Feb 20, 2017 at 6:26 PM

Good morning, Mission Hill! Today is Monday, January 30, an odd period day.


Today our 2 Mission Hill SC Warriors will be here during brunch to shoot some hoops with you and answer questions you have.

Book Fair is going to be here on Monday!  See the library homepage to get a preview via the online book fair.  Students!  Please bring pencils when you come to the Book Fair to write your wish lists.  

If you eat lunch in  the library, please eat outside while the Book Fair is going on.  The library is open for book browsing during the Book Fair, but not for lunch eating starting today.  Thank you.

fashionTEENS Applications now available! fashionTEENS is a fashion event open to ALL middle and high school students living in Santa Cruz County. Students design and make original outfits and then walk an elevated runway at the Civic Auditorium. The show will take place on Friday Night, April 21st.

Applications to participate are available by the Art Room Door. The applications are due by the end of the day February 10th.

Magic/Card Trick Club Meeting today at lunch in Room 2. Bring your lunch and cards. See you there!

Posted by kristaholt  On Jan 30, 2017 at 8:24 PM

8am: MLK Jr. Flocabulary


This is Focus Week, Mission Hill! Today is Tuesday,  January 17, an even period day.


Registration is now open for Girl’s Volleyball and Wrestling. Tryouts begin Jan 24.

7th grade Science Students:  please keep your nonfiction reading books until Feb 9/10 when you will take your RC quizzes and turn in your One Pagers.  If you finish reading the book early, just keep it in your locker, and review the day before the quiz.  Thank you.

This weekend is the California Central Coast Honor Choir in Salinas. Imogen Krause, Gladelle Adame, Sarah Grace Gonzalez, Rowan Haeger, Keanna Miller, Amara Talbot, and Laura Wang will be representing Mission Hill. Way to go!

Special Events:  

6:00 ELAC Mtg. in library

6:30pm PTA Mtg. room TBD

3pm Leadership/SCIL  in Library

Tues Surfrider Fundraiser for AVID

Posted by kristaholt  On Jan 17, 2017 at 6:56 AM

Welcome back Mission Hill! It’s MHTV!  Today is Tuesday, Dec 6 an even period day.  


Get yourself to office hours today to get support in all of your classes.  You can go to office hours to get support in PE, Art, Math, Science, Core, and more.

Come to the library to work on your assignments or get a book before school, lunch, and after school.  We can also help you with Reading Counts quizzes, your Google Accounts, etc.

Special Events:

How’s Your S-p-e-l-l-i-n-g?  Come participate in the Mission Hill Spelling Bee.  It is happening next Thursday, December 8 in Room 1.  Everyone is welcome to participate and we’ll begin at 12:20 sharp.“Bee There”

The PTA is  pleased to announce Mission Hill night with the Santa Cruz Warriors on Friday, Jan. 13th at 7pm.  Tickets are on sale online at the Mission Hill website or next week. Our Gold Choir will sing the national anthem and there will be special Mission Hill student entertainment at half-time. Tickets are $30 and helps raise funds for our PTA.  

Special Guests:

Jamba Juices on sale Friday after school.  PTA Benefit for MH

The Dark is Rising trailer and Book Chat Mon Dec 19-Ms.Dyer

3:05 SCIL planning meeting

Wed 1:30-Dept PLC meetings

Last week for Food Drive Crew

Movie Night Friday - Home Alone 2 Crew

Posted by kristaholt  On Dec 05, 2016 at 9:09 PM

Happy Halloween;  it’s MHTV!  Today is Monday, Oct.31,  and it’s a very odd 1,3, 5 period day.


Come to the library at lunch where PTA and Krista Holt are bringing us the 3rd Annual Dia de Los Muertos sugar skull decorating event at lunch.  Sugar skulls are not edible.  They are traditionally a decorative way to honor our departed ancestors and loved ones.

Halloween Costumes - No Clowns, No Masks, No Fake or Real weapons or anything that may obstruct your vision in class.  Normal Dress Code Applies:

This year the Mission Hill yearbook cover will feature a piece of art created by a Maverick! Enter your best, most creative drawing, sketch or painting for a chance to be featured on the 2016-17 yearbook cover. Art Submittal Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2016

Girls Soccer and Boys Basketball Tryouts this week.See Athletic Bulletin Board for Specific Times.

8th Grade Science Nonfiction Readers, you will be taking your reading counts quizzes on your nonfiction books on November 16 and also turning in your One pagers then.  If you need to get a nonfiction book or take a quiz early, see Ms. Dyer in the library.
Posted by kristaholt  On Oct 31, 2016 at 6:23 AM

Coming to you LIVE from the library, it’s MHTV!  Today is Tuesday, Oct.25,  and it’s an even period day.


The Mission Hill Band will play wit the Cabrillo College Symphonic Winds tonight at 7pm at the Samper Recital Hall.  See flyers around school for details.

Halloween Costumes - No Clowns, No Masks, No Fake or Real weapons, Normal Dress Code Applies:

Halloween costumes are allowed at Mission Hill, but we do ask that they are in alignment with our dress code and that they are not offensive or distract/inhibit the learning of others. Also, we are not allowing clowns, masks, fake or real weapons, or anything that may obstruct the vision of students in class. Thank you for adhering to these guidelines!

Special Events:

Film club today in room 3 during lunch.

Gift club today in Ms Cabrera’s room.

Surf Club:  Paddle out Thursday 3:15 - 5 & Club members free pizza night at Woodstock Pizza from 6 - 8.

Posted by kristaholt  On Oct 24, 2016 at 10:21 AM

Coming to you LIVE from the library, it’s MHTV!  Today is Tuesday, Oct.18,  and it’s an odd period day.


The Mission Hill Band will play wit the Cabrillo College Symphonic Winds on Oct 25 at 7pm at the Samper Recital Hall.  See flyers around school for details.

Girls Soccer and Boys Basketball Registration has opened online.  If you need help registering online, you can come to the library after school for help to get it completed.

Students: If you have any overdue library books or textbooks, please return them if you no longer need them or bring them in to be renewed. Your library account must be cleared-no overdues or fines-to be eligible to attend the dance on Oct 21! Any questions, see Ms. Dyer or Holly.

Bike Club in room 13 today at

Special Events:

8th grade basketball: All interested students should attend the Informational Meeting, today, Oct. 18 th @ 2:45 in Rm. 14 (Mr. Dilles’ Rm.)


Wednesday-Picture makeups

Posted by kristaholt  On Oct 18, 2016 at 8:09 AM
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