Trabuco Hills High School

Trabuco Hills High School

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Upcoming Events 

  • Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)

  • Tuesday, May 28 (Periods 1 & 4 Finals - grades 9 -11)

  • Tuesday, May 28 @ 9:30am (Graduation Rehearsal)

  • Tuesday, May 28 @ Snack (Cap & Gown Parade)

  • Tuesday, May 28 @ 7pm (Senior Outing)

  • Wednesday, May 29 (Periods 2 & 5 Finals - grades 9 -11)

  • Wednesday, May 29 @ 9:30am (Graduation Rehearsal)

  • Wednesday, May 29 @ 11:30 (Senior Lunch)

  • Thursday, May 30 (Periods 3 & 6 Finals - grades 9 -11)

  • Thursday, May 30 @ 6pm in the THHS Stadium (Graduation)

Principal's Message

Mustang Families,

As we come to the close of another remarkable year at Trabuco Hills High School, we want to wish our grades 9-11 students the very best on their finals this week. We know you will finish the year strong!

We also want to express our deepest gratitude to our amazing teachers, dedicated staff, and incredible students. Your hard work, dedication, and spirit have made this year unforgettable and filled with achievements.

To our teachers and staff, thank you for your unwavering commitment and passion. Your guidance and support have been instrumental in shaping the minds and futures of our students.

To our students, your enthusiasm and perseverance have been truly inspiring. Each one of you has contributed to the vibrant and dynamic community that makes Trabuco Hills so special.

To our graduating seniors, congratulations on reaching this significant milestone! As you step into the next chapter of your lives, we wish you all the success and happiness that you deserve. Always remember the lessons you've learned, the friendships you've made, and the Mustang spirit that will forever be a part of who you are. Wherever life takes you, carry that spirit with pride and know that you will always have a home here at Trabuco Hills.

Thank you all for an amazing year. Have a wonderful summer, and go Mustangs!

With heartfelt gratitude,

Ms. Alicia Foulk

Principal

 

Alicia Foulk

 

 

 

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Attendance

Please feel free to e-mail: thhsattendance@svusd.org or call our attendance line, (949) 460-2707 when your student will be absent for any portion of the day.  These options are both available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. 

Attendance Information

Thank you for taking the time to notify us any time your student will be absent from school. 

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TRABUCO HILLS HIGH SCHOOL WEB STORE

First time users must register for an account.

Student Store Open during snack and lunch only (not open at Flex)

Second Semester Final Dates: May 22 - May 30

Second Semester Final Schedule

Second Semester Final Schedule

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THE PRESIDENT'S EDUCATION AWARDS PROGRAM


RECOGNIZING STUDENT EXCELLENCE AND ACHIEVEMENT SINCE 1983

Founded in 1983, the President's Education Awards Program (PEAP) honors graduating elementary, middle and high school students for their achievement and hard work. The program has provided individual recognition from the President and the U.S. Secretary of Education to those students whose outstanding efforts have enabled them to meet challenging standards of excellence. Each year, thousands of elementary, middle, and high schools participate by recognizing deserving students.

This year, graduating seniors from THHS were recognized by the staff as recipients for the President’s Award for Educational Achievement and Educational Excellence.

Congratulations, Mustangs!!

Students earning the award for Educational Achievement earned an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher and were nominated by at least one staff member. They received a certificate and information regarding who nominated them for the award on May 22nd.

These students are:

James Gassaway

Allison Tomer

Liam Bowman

Ryan Zwatschka

Students earning the award for Educational Excellence also earned an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher. They were nominated by multiple staff members and were also recognized for high achievement on standardized exams. They received a certificate and information regarding who nominated them for the award on May 22nd.

These students are:

David Ahn

Ella Guerrero

Arnav Podichetty

Cesar Alvarado

Lindsay Johnson

Angelina Que

Emma Andrada

Kylie Katsiametis

Aubrey Sanders

Sky Baer

Adam Kling

Anish Saraswat

Kaitlyn Rose Baert

Avery Kotrba

Agniya Seliuzhytskaya

Tristian Bassett

Alexandra Laitipaya

Priscilla Semmere

Amelia Beeny

Crystal (Xinhui) Liu

Shad Orod

Travis Bentley

Tristan Lowe

Kiarra Stewart

Zachary Boxer

Tanner Lyons

Caleb Sweetser

Dominic Castro

Diego Monroy

Eric Wang

Zachary Centeno

Audrey Nguyen

Kyle West

Kyla Daouli

Nathan Nguyen

Hannah Yarter

Deanna Dinh

Rita Oshana

 

Samuel Earl

Kiwi Otero

 

Chloe Gray

Steven Pettit

 

 


news and events

Morning Announcements

Today's show includes birthday celebrations and important announcements regarding THHS activities. Thank you for your support of the Broadcast News program! 

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Coastline ROP

We are offering FREE Adult EMT & CNA Summer Classes exclusively for graduating seniors who have taken an ROP class. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to further their education and gain valuable skills in the healthcare field at no cost.

Courses: Adult EMT & CNA Summer Classes

Cost: No cost for graduating seniors who have taken an ROP class

Dates:

CNA: June 11th - August 2nd

EMT: June 24th - July 26th

Location: ROP Presidio Campus, 1001 Presidio Square, Costa Mesa

For more information or to register, students can contact our main office at 714-979-1955.

Adult EMT & CNA Courses

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Digital SAT Prep Summer Workshopdigital sat summer boot camp more info at thhsptsa.org

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Academic Decathlon

THHS Orchestra

The Class of 2024 says goodbye at their last concert! Keep playing, Mustangs!

 

THHS Sports Highlights

Powder Puff Recap

The seniors defeated the juniors 18-6 to win our annual Powder Puff Football game last Tuesday. Mikah Longcob scored all 3 touchdowns for the seniors, a TD reception, a pick 6, and a touchdown run. All Star Pizza was also enjoyable afterwards. Thank You to senior Lucas Short for being the head coach of the seniors, and thank you to Ty Schmaltz for the juniors.

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New School Record

Senior Ryan Stanley had a time of 8.53.94 in the 3200m in what will go down as teh fastest 3200m race in State Meet History. He was right in the lead pack - congratulations, Ryan. You inspire us! You are going to crush it at UCSD!

 

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Unified Track

Trabuco Hills Unified Track and Field had a girls Unified 4x100, boys Unified 4x100, and boys Unified 100m pair compete at the 2024 State Track and Field Championships at Buchanan High School. We are thrilled to share that they ALL took 3rd place at the State Championships!! Congrats to all!!

Girls Unified 4x100 relay team:

  • Jackie Munoz
  • Alia Khalil
  • Jocelyn Fairchild
  • Caitlyn Van de Kreeke

Boys Unified 4x100 relay team:

  • Jacob Neeman
  • Santiago Almaguer
  • Rhonel Aquino
  • Wyatt Johnston

Boys Unified 100m pair:

  • Rhonel Aquino
  • Jacob Neeman

 

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Boys Lacrosse

Lacroosse all county - Tristan Bassett and Landon Schweer

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Girls Soccer

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Mustang Golf

Mustang Golf will have a two week camp at Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center in June and a six week summer league at Oso Creek Golf Course focusing on the development of skills and competitive play.  All returning players (girls & boys) and new players are welcome.  Sign-ups will open on the student webstory on May 1st - sign up early to secure your spot. 

This camp will also serve as an alternative to tryouts and better enable coaches to evaluate players and determine their rosters for the 2024-2025 school year. 

Players are strongly encouraged to participate in summer camp & league play.  If a player is unable to participate in the camp, they will need to contact the coach if they wish to be on the team in order to be evaluated and placed on the roster.   The season of competition for fall sports (girls golf) begins at the start of August which is prior to the school year.

Mustang Golf Summer Camp 

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THHS Girls Flag Football

flag football summer camp register on webstore

THHS Girls Flag Football Site

Join the Girls Flag Football Team

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THHS Girls Basketball

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Athletic Clearance Steps

Steps to get cleared to participate in Athletics at Trabuco Hills High School:

Athletic Clearance Instructions

1.) Go to AthleticClearance.com

2.) Register / Create an account under 2024-2025 school year (if you have an existing account- log in and update to 2024-2025. Update any new information and upload a current medical eligibility form)

3.) Print off medical eligibility paper work (THHS Website/Athletics/Athletic Clearance)

4.) Upload the medical eligibility form completed by physician.

5.) MUST be signed, stamped, dated, and have a recommendation by physician (only need to upload the last page- see sample form below)

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Graduation Week Information

Mandatory Grad Rehearsal-Tuesday, May 28 at 9:00am

Seniors should report to the gym at 9:00am for orientation and graduation practice. Student name pronunciation and correct names will be checked for the graduation ceremony. Line up order will be determined. BRING CAP & GOWN

Senior Gear, Cap & Gown, & Announcement Pick-up

The pick-up date for caps and gowns is on May 23, 2024 at 1 PM in the Quad. If you have not picked up your items that you ordered prior to the rehearsal on May 28th, you may pick them up in the front office beginning that Tuesday morning at 8:00am prior to rehearsal.

Cap & Gown Parade- Tuesday, May 28th at Snack

Directly following rehearsal you will put on your Cap & Gown and proudly walk through campus during snack as students cheer you on and retiring teachers lead the way. 

Senior Outing- Tuesday, May 28th at 7:00pm - 10:00pm 

Seniors are invited to Coto Valley Country Club (23331 Via Venado, Trabuco Canyon, 92679) for food and a night of fun! Cost is $110 w/ASB, $125 w/out ASB. If you did not purchase the senior event package, purchase your tickets at the webstore or student store before May 28th. Students will enjoy food, professional DJ, horse drawn carriage, pool tables, ping-pong tables, foosball tables, photo booths, mechanical bull, chocolate fountain, dessert bar, and s’mores station. Transportation will not be provided.  Seniors only and no guests. 

Mandatory Grad Rehearsal- Wednesday, May 29th at 9:30am

Seniors should report to the gym at 9:30 am for orientation and graduation practice. Line up order will be practiced, followed by a full graduation walkthrough. To receive their graduation tickets, Seniors must have completed their Senior Survey (Link sent to all Seniors on 5/15), and completed the full rehearsal that morning.  Graduation tickets will be distributed at the end of the rehearsal. Students must be present to get tickets. If you ordered a senior package your two extra tickets will be included in your envelope when you pick up your tickets.  If you secured tickets when they were released in early May, those tickets will also be in your envelope.  All Graduates will receive a minimum of 6 tickets.

Senior Lunch- $20 w/ASB, $25 w/out ASB- Wednesday, May 29th at 11:30am Celebrate graduation with your senior class in the aux gym after graduation practice. Buy your Senior Lunch ticket through the webstore or student store by May 29th. $30 at the door- cash only. 

Thursday, May 30th- Commencement Ceremony

Commencement will be held at 6 pm in the THHS Stadium. Admission will be by ticket only. Seniors should report to the gym by 5 pm in caps and gowns. 

Graduates Report at 5 p.m. As a reminder, graduates will be reporting to the gym at 5 pm to line up for the ceremony. They should be dressed in cap and gown. (No spike heels on the stadium turf.) Graduates will not be allowed to bring cell phones, purses, cameras, leis, etc. into the ceremony. Only school-sponsored and approved sashes and cords are allowed to be worn with the cap and gown.  Plan on a meeting place with your parents prior to arriving for Graduation.  Leave your phone, purse, cameras, etc with your parents for after the ceremony. Leis purchased from the Instrumental Music Boosters will be allowed to be worn in the ceremony.

Important: Seniors will be searched prior to marching into the stadium. Leave all personal belongings at home (i.e. sunglasses, purses, cell phones, keys, and cameras).  Because students will not have access to their phones during the ceremony, plan on a meeting spot with family for when the ceremony concludes.

Dress Code- Please dress semi-formal. Guidelines: Closed toe shoes, long pants, shirts w/ collar, skirts or dresses, and no flip-flops (do not wear high heels that will sink into the turf).

Decoration of Caps - Guidelines: Seniors are permitted to decorate their caps. All decorations should be school-appropriate, acknowledging the solemnity of the graduation ceremony. Inappropriate caps will be checked and replaced with a plain cap.

Cords/Sashes- Only school sponsored groups with the approval from administration can wear cords or sashes. No novelty (money, candy, etc) leis will be allowed to be worn during the ceremony.   Flower leis are regarded as cultural regalia and are permitted if purchased from the band boosters.

Guest Arrival-  Gates to the stadium will be open at 5 p.m. If you plan to arrive early, you may use a personal umbrella for shade until the ceremony starts. Water and drinks will be available for purchase from the stadium snack bar. To enter, you must have a ticket. Tickets are being distributed to the graduates after graduation practice on May 29th. 

Parking-  Available on campus beginning at 3:30 p.m. on May 30th. The parking spots in front of the 800 building are reserved for the Board members, PTSA auction winners, and dignitaries.  Please feel free to park in or on the parking structure and any lots on the campus, or along Mustang Run. We encourage you to carpool; parking is limited. 

Seating- There is no assigned seating for the ceremony. You are welcome to bring a “bleacher seat” as our bleachers do not have back rests. Please don’t bring ice chests, chairs, E-Z Ups, megaphones, or noisemakers as we have over 600 students graduating and our stands will be filled to capacity.

Handicap Accessible Seating and Parking-  We have limited handicap accessible seating available on both sides of the stadium. Each handicapped person is able to have one guest sit with them in a chair that will be provided. If the parking lot is full and you need a handicap seat in the stadium, please tell a parking attendant and you will be allowed drop off access in front of the stadium. We cannot guarantee handicap parking; only drop off access after the lot is full.

Graduation Photographer- A graduation photographer has been booked to take pictures of seniors as they receive their diplomas. These photos will be made available directly to parents by mail after the commencement. 

Ceremony Livestream- The commencement ceremony will be available to view live if you or loved ones are unable to attend. A link will be created and provided as we get closer to the ceremony.

Grad Nite 2024- Ticket sales are closed. For those who already purchased tickets, go to www.thhsptsa.org/grad-night for details. Grad Nite is a PTSA Sponsored Event. All Grad Nite fees go towards the costs of the venue, food & beverage, transportation, and any other Grad Nite expenses. The THHS PTSA does not collect money for the purposes of fundraising or any income surplus.

Diploma & Graduation Banner Pick-up: UPDATED INFO- Diplomas and PTSA purchased banners will be available for pick-up immediately after the ceremony on the track of the field.    

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graduation leis for sale

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All seniors must meet all SVUSD graduation requirements in order to participate in the Graduation Ceremony.  I encourage you to monitor your senior’s grades carefully during this important part of the school year.  Any failure of a required course will automatically prevent a student from participating in the Graduation Ceremony.

Seniors must follow all school policies up through and including graduation.  All financial and disciplinary obligations, as well as attendance at all mandatory graduation practices, must be fulfilled or participation in senior activities including the Graduation Ceremony, will be jeopardized.

Demerit Recovery and Graduation

In order to avoid jeopardizing participation in senior activities and the Graduation Ceremony, all senior students must have resolved all discipline consequences.  If there are any questions regarding behavior contracts or any outstanding discipline consequences, students should follow up with an Assistant Principal of Supervision. Each hour of discipline consequences equals 1 demerit.  Any senior student with demerits on their record must serve all assigned hours until their demerits equal ZERO (0) before they will be allowed to attend Prom, participate in any senior activities, or Graduation Ceremony.  A schedule of assigned hours of discipline consequences along with the intended days to serve must be arranged with the Supervision Office immediately. 

Senior Pranks

Please note this word of caution about “senior pranks.”  Some of our students in the past without any disciplinary history have participated in a senior prank that resulted in lost opportunities and privileges.  There is no such thing as a safe senior prank. Consequences could include loss of senior activities and may jeopardize participation in the Graduation Ceremony.  If you become aware of such a plan, please inform the school and do not allow your senior to participate.  Students should never be on school grounds outside of school hours for any reason other than official school business or activities. 

Please help your senior make good choices to ensure their participation in all senior activities and the Graduation Ceremony.

 Suspensions and Expulsions

Be advised that the Saddleback Valley Unified School District has a strict policy against the use or possession of drugs, alcohol, and weapons, and any other expellable offenses outlined by the California Education Code.  Please note that if a student commits ANY expellable offense and is recommended for expulsion, they will be excluded from Prom, ALL senior activities, extra-curricular activities, and the Graduation Ceremony during the expulsion.  Any student that is suspended and/or placed on a behavior contract for violations such as drug/alcohol possession or use, bullying or harassment, committing an obscene act, and possession of a weapon or dangerous object, within the last 45 days of school will not be able to attend prom, senior activities, and may be excluded from the Graduation Ceremony. 

Behavior Expectations for the Graduation Ceremony

Students attempting to disrupt the integrity and grace of the Graduation Ceremony will be removed during the ceremony immediately.

Your support in discussing the importance of maintaining appropriate behavior through the end of the year as well as the severity of consequences for violating our behavior expectations is greatly appreciated and can ensure a positive experience during this exciting time for your family. 

We want to ensure that all of our graduating seniors have the memorable experience of participating in their High School Graduation and your support is greatly appreciated. 

I look forward to seeing you at graduation on May 30th.

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Say Something Reporting System

Say Something is an anonymous reporting system to let us know of potentially dangerous/harmful situations. Students/families may make a report by calling 1-844-5-SAYNOW, through the website at saysomething.net, or by downloading the Say Something App.

 

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SVUSD Summer Continued Engagement

SUMMER SESSION DATES

4 Days per Week 

          Week 1  June 3rd-6th

          Week 2  June 10th-13th

          Week 3  June 17th-18th & 20th-21st 

 LOCATION: Laguna Hills High School 

 DAILY SCHEDULE:  

           Session One      8:30 am - 10:15 am

           Break               10:15 am - 10:30 am 

           Session Two      10:30 am - 12:15 pm

SVUSD Continued engagement June 3 -21 

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