Category: News

2017 Reflections Winners

School Finalists Announced! Congratulations to all our Reflections participants and award recipients. All of the entries demonstrated excellent work in various forms of art. Missed the gallery night? Some of the Visual Arts entries can be viewed in the hallway outside the front office. The students listed below will advance to...

Top 10 Myths About Becoming a PTA Member

Become a PTA member for only $10 a year. Click here to join now and learn more. #1 Joining the PTA means I have to volunteer and attend meetings. The PTA appreciates everyone’s membership, whether or not a member volunteers or attends meetings. You will not be sucked in to...

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...

Reading Calendars

The November 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! October 2017 Click here...

Nominations for PTA board and committee chairs

Our wonderful nominating committee will be busy putting together a slate of candidates for the 2017-18 PTA executive board. Please consider joining the board or be a chairperson for one of our many committees! We would love to have all of you! More the Merrier!! Below is a list of executive...

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...

Speaker Series: Mrs. Venable Friday 1/6/17 6:30-7:30pm

First talk for the new year! Mrs. Venable Santiago Hills, 4th grade APAAS teacher will be talking about SMALL BELIEF, BIG INFLUENCE Helping Children Develop a Growth Mindset Friday, January 6.2017, 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. Multipurpose Room. Parents and children welcome Light refreshments will be served In her book Mindset,...

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” -...

Mrs. Herman, 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

Please help us congratulate Mrs. Herman for receiving the Teacher of the Year award at Santiago Hills this school year 2016-2017. Every year the teachers at Santiago Hills nominate their peers for excellence in education and then voted… and chose Mrs. Herman as Teacher of the Year. We are so proud and...

Pledge Drive BMX Show. A MAZ ING.

Update 11/7/2016: The BMX Assembly on 11/4 1:20pm-2:00pm was AWESOME!! Thank you Wheels of Freestyle!   Update 10/3/2016: We did it! We achieved our goal of $30,000 thanks to all of our wonderful families who donated.   Live BMX Show, unlocked! Our teachers, our staff, our parents rallied together to...

November Reading Calendar

Happy reading! Download and print the November Reading Calendar PDF, then have your child turn it in at the end of the month to their teacher for a prize. For an extra treasure box prize, write about or draw a picture from a book you read this month.  

Subscribe to PTA Emails

Did you get the news? PTA sent out our first official email newsletter, from our PTA President Josephine Chen. If you opted in on the Santiago Hills Elementary Re-reg form (checked the checkbox) before school started, you were recently added to the PTA Email Communications List. You can opt out at...

PTA has Gone Social! Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Hello world of Social Media! Find out what’s going on at school, and learn more about all the programs that are possible thanks to the volunteer involvement and the generous donations parents are making to Santiago Hills PTA. Like us http://facebook.com/santiagohillspta Tweet us at http://twitter.com/sh_irvine_pta Follow us http://instagram.com/sh_irvine_pta Like what we’ve done? Please consider making a donation to our Santiago Hills...

Printed & Online Student Directory

Look for printed student directories to be delivered this week! Extra student directories are available for sale in very limited quantities. Contact directory@santiagohillspta.com if you would like to purchase a printed directory for $10. Access to our online only student directory is also included with every $10 PTA membership. http://www.santiagohillspta.com/student-directory-2016 Purchase...

PTA Speaker Series, Wed. Oct.12 at MPR, 6:30 – 7:30pm

Our first speaker of the year! “Fitness for Success” with JERRY PALAZZO, Running Coach Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. Jerry Palazzo is the head coach for the Equalizers Track Club, a youth running group that trains for and competes in track, cross-country and road racing. A large number of...

Teacher Tuesday: Miss Rawlins

We’d like to share our wonderful teachers with our families, so you can get a glimpse in to what your student may be doing in the future at Santiago Hills, or take a look at other student work, or see what kinds of unique ways kids are learning at school....

Front Porch Pops – Fridays after school

Mmm! Front Porch Pops will be selling their pops on campus 2x a month (Fridays) through October. They will come on the week that Juice It Up is not here. 20% of sales back to our school Front Porch will donate 20% of the sales back to our school. Their pops...