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PTA General Meeting – Wed. 10/18 at 6:00 p.m.

Our next general meeting is on Wednesday, October 18 from 6-8pm in the MPR. Everyone is invited, including the little ones. IPSF will be there to kick start their annual campaign and answer any questions that you may have. Come and find out about important PTA, school, and IUSD information....

Ralph’s Community Rewards

Do you shop at Ralph’s? Register your Ralph’s Club Card with their Community Rewards program and automatically donate money to the PTA every time you shop! Even if you have registered before, you must re-register every year on September 1. Click here to sign up today! Sign in, then click “My...

Day Before School Dessert Social, Aug 23rd 3-5pm

Save the Date! We invite you and your family to the PTA Dessert Social on August 23 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Santiago Hills lunch tables. Reconnect with old friends, or meet some new ones before school starts! You might even meet Dr. Ogden and your new teacher. Its a...

Help Wanted! Seeking enthusiastic committee chairs for 2017-18

The PTA is seeking enthusiastic people to join our team as chairs for the following committees for the 2017-18 school year: Pledge Drive Pledge Drive is our fall fundraiser. Chairperson will work closely with our membership chair to promote this fundraiser. The chairperson will also be involved with the planning...

Calling All Bakers!

AWISH is coming up and we need your support to make it a success. We have planned for a Bake Walk game during AWISH Festival of Cultures on May 5th. Think “Musical Chairs” with baked goods as the prize!   While the music plays, participants walk around in a circle....

Reading Calendars

The December Reading Calendar is now available! Click here to learn more about the Reading Calendar Program. Previous Reading Calendars We offer a special Grand Prize at the end of the year as a prize for all students who turned in a calendar each month. Keep reading, readers! November 2017 Click here...

Love your teacher? Show them with PATS! Extended – due 4/28

UPDATE 4/22/17: Deadline is Friday, April 28! There are only a few days left to order Parents Appreciating Teachers & Staff (PATS)! Show our teachers and staff how much you and your child appreciate all they do for our students by ordering your PATS today at www.ipsf.net/pats! Teachers and staff will...

AWISH Family Cultural Festival – Forms Now Available

Family Cultural Festival Friday, May 5 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Around the World In Santiago Hills (AWISH) is our annual cultural festival celebrating the great diversity we have at our school.  AWISH features countries from around the world with fabulous food, fun, activities, music, and entertainment. Do you have...

Jog-A-Thon Pledges due March 31!

Update 4/13/17: We have raised over $45,000!!!!  THANK YOU to the wonderful Santiago Hills community, all the families and the extended families, and all the local businesses that came out to support us!  You are awesome!! If you forgot to turn in your pledges on Friday, please bring them to your teachers ASAP.  Your donations...

Speaker Series: STEAM Careers in Architecture 3/10/17 6:30pm

Friday, March 10 is our next Speaker Series event. Susan Lai is a senior designer at Gensler Newport Beach, an integrated architecture, design, planning and consulting firm. She will share her career passions, illustrate the design process, discuss the changing role of technology, and show that design is transformative.  Susan is...

Dr. Seuss & Right to Read Day

Thursday, March 2, is our annual Right to Read Day in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Kids can come to school in pajamas and bring a favorite book to read during the day. Students should wear comfy clothes, such as flannel pajama pants and a t-shirt, sneakers, and a robe...

IPSF Basketball Tournament – Register Today

Calling all Basketball players and enthusiasts!  The 3rd and last event in the IPSF Tournament of Champions is now pre-registering.  The Irvine Hoops Classic Basketball Tournament is set for March 10 and 12. If you are a 5th or 6th grader, Santiago Hills needs you to represent our school.  Please...

Jog-A-Thon Sponsorship Opportunities

The 2017 Jog-A-Thon is right around the corner and we are seeking sponsorships from local business partners and corporations. If you own a business or work for a company that supports local schools, please consider sponsoring Santiago Hills this year. All sponsorship requests must be received by February 10. You can view...

S.T.E.A.M. Based Engineering & Invention Class

The ACE program at Santiago Hills is bringing a hugely popular class to campus this winter. The S.T.E.A.M. Based Engineering & Inventions class has been selling out at our neighboring schools and comes highly recommended by all Irvine schools who have offered it! Explore the endless possibilities of the engineering...

Drone Developer Lego Class

The ACE program at Santiago Hills has an exciting Drone Developer Lego class this winter from Brainstorm Studios. Can LEGOs fly? Find out in this innovative, high-flying class. Use LEGO to develop your own custom air frame, complete with boom arms, motor mounts, landing gear and of course a mini-figure...

Irvine Junior Games – Registration is Open!

Irvine Junior Games 2017 – Register NOW! Calling all 4th, 5th, and 6th grade athletes! We need you to represent Santiago Hills at the Irvine Junior Games 2017 on May 7th. Register at http://shop.irvinechildrensfund.com All Irvine Unified School District students in 4th through 8th grade are invited to participate in the Irvine...

Now Hiring: Tiger Trotters Running Club

We would love to bring back the Tiger Trotters running club and are seeking a dedicated chairperson to take the lead.  The Tiger Trotters are part of the Kids Run the OC program. We will work with you to get additional volunteers to help out each week. If you are...

Reflections Winners for 2016-17

Update: Council Winners Announced! Congratulations again to all of the students listed below that advanced to the Council level of competition. Two of our talented students were recognized for their achievement within IUSD: Jason S. – “Uniquely Me!” – 2nd place, Literature (6th grade) Evelyn B. – “Doga Lisa” –...

Book Fair: November 14-18

Our Fall Book Fair is November 14-18.  It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping!!  Come and check out the book fair.  The library will be open before and after school each day. There will be 2 special events during book fair: Tuesday  11/15    Donuts with Grown-ups         7:00-8:00am Thursday 11/17   Family Fun & Literacy...