Trabuco Hills High School

Trabuco Hills High School

Newsletter 3/20/23

Upcoming Events 


  • Monday, March 20 @ 4pm in MPR (Site Council Meeting)

  • Monday, March 20 @ 7pm (PTSA General Meeting via Zoom)

  • March 20 -24 (CAASPP Testing)

  • Monday, March 20 @ 5:30 pm (Girls Lacrosse HOME vs Aliso Niguel)

  • Tuesday, March 21 @ 3:00 pm (Boys Tennis HOME vs El Toro)

  • Tuesday, March 21 @ 3:30 pm (Softball HOME vs San Clemente)

  • Tuesday, March 21 @ 5:30 pm (Boys Lacrosse AWAY vs Tesoro)

  • Tuesday, March 21 @ 5:30 pm (Boys Volleyball AWAY vs San Juan)

  • Wednesday, March 22 @ 2:45 pm (Track and Field HOME vs Dana Hills)

  • Thursday, March 23 @ 3:00 pm (Boys Tennis HOME vs Capo Valley)

  • Thursday, March 23 @ 3:30 pm (Softball HOME vs Capo Valley)

  • Thursday, March 23 @ 5:30 pm (Boys Lacrosse AWAY vs San Clemente)

  • Thursday, March 23 @ 5:30 pm (Boys Volleyball HOME vs San Clemente – Get Tickets)

  • Thursday, March 23 @ 5:30 pm (Girls Lacrosse HOME vs El Toro)

  • Saturday, March 25 - (Color Guard Norte Vista HS Show)

  • Wednesday, March 29 - Thursday, March 30 (One Acts- Get Tickets)

  • Friday, March 31 (Minimum Day)

  • April 3 - April 7 (Spring Break)


Principal's Message

Mustang Families,

Please take some time today to review all the information on the newsletter site. Today is Monday, March 20h, 2023.

Our Aeries portal is currently open for grades 9-11 to enter and adjust their course selections for 2023-2024. We invite families to review the information on the Guidance page, our course handbook and list, and ensure your student is registered for the appropriate classes for next year. The Guidance team will be meeting with students following Spring Break to confirm course selections. This information is critical because it helps THHS determine staffing and needs for next year.

Our Juniors will be participating in CAASPP and CAST testing this week in their English, math, and science classes. We encourage all students to do their best, and help THHS continue the tradition of being the top performing high school in the district. The current participation requirements make it even more important for our students to work hard so that we hit our 95% participation rate. Should you have questions about the testing, please reach out to Mr. Magnera.

Due to testing this week, we will be on a modified schedule.

We invite you to scroll through this page for highlights, student recognitions, and more!

Ms. Alicia Foulk


Alicia Foulk






Please feel free to e-mail: 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. 


Mindful Monday



It's that time of year again to register for next year's courses. Registration is open March 13 - April 7. Please watch the "How To Register for Courses" Screencast or view the directions in our Course Selection Process to make your next year's course selections in Aeries. All course offerings and descriptions are found in our THHS Course Descriptions. Please visit our THHS Course Registration page for more details


Course Offerings and Descriptions

thhs asb weekly update

Class of 2023 Senior Events


Trabuco Hills Prom

Save the date: May 20, 2023


Please support the THHS ASB Fundraiser:


Trabuco Hills Yearbook 

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Tupe Poster Contest

The annual THHS & SVUSD Tobacco Use Prevention Education & Wellness Poster Contest is here! Enter your original artwork for a chance to win a set of Apple Airpods! There will be two first place winners: 1 Fine Arts submission and 1 Digital Media submission (each will receive Apple Airpods). Please click the link on the flyer (or scan the QR Code) for contest guidelines, information, and link to the Google Form for art submission.

All submissions are due by Monday, April 10th (end of day). The winners will be determined by THHS Staff as they will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite posters. Soon after, the winners will be announced and contacted directly to receive their prize. Posters who do not follow the established guidelines risk not being eligible for voting/winning. 

We look forward to see all of your creative talent! If you have any questions, please contact our TUPE Coordinator, Taylor Tsang.

Tope contest due April 10

news and events

CAASPP Testing Schedule

The CAASPP Test will be administered the week of March 20 -24 to all 11th grade students. Students will be taking their test in their math, english, and science classrooms. Please have them bring a charged device and headphones.

On Friday, March 24, students may be called in for make up state testing and will be taking the Panorama survey in their period 2 class.



PTSA General Membership Meeting

Monday, March 20 @ 7pm

Click Here to Register



Trabuco Hills Lisa Frost Scholarship

Lisa Frost Scholarship opportunity for Seniors. Use the QR Code to apple. Applications due April 22. 



THHS Club News

Interested in Trabuco Hills clubs? Check out the clubs we have on campus and when they meet!

Trabuco Hills Clubs

Best Buddies meets every Thursday at lunch in Room 305. Anyone is welcome!

Unified Sports every Tuesday at lunch. Please join us!


THHS Math Club: The THHS math club participated in the OCC Math Meet last Friday. High Schools from all over Southern California are invited to participate in the OCC Math Meet. Students compete to perform the best on a math test covering high school topics up to and including Calculus. There are team and individual winners as well as a raffle, giveaways, and a dinner. Students also had an opportunity to learn about OCC programs for STEM focused students.What an amazing opportunity. So proud of all the students and their advisor, Mrs. Carmona!


THHS Sports Highlights

Mustangs Have Sportsmanship #BetheChange

Sportsmanship is simple, treat others how you would want to be treated. Respect the game and everyone participating including student-athletes, coaches, officials, and spectators. Education-based athletics is more than winning, it’s about academic development, equity, and character. 

Trabuco Hills Sports Schedule

For this week's sports schedule, please visit our THHS Athletics Calendar.

Trabuco Hills Athletics Calendar


The Guy Davis Scholarship

The Guy Davis Scholarship is now taking applicants. The scholarship is open to any senior athlete that plans on attending college, either a four year or junior college. 

Please see Mr. Mitthof  in room 404 for an application. You will also need to write 250-500 word essay describing how your experiences in athletics help you develop personal growth in character and leadership. The application and essay must be returned to Mr. Mitthof in room 404 no later than March 27th, 2023 before the end of the school day.


Trabuco Hills Volleyball

The Boys Volleyball team have a home game this Thursday. Please come out and support. Tickets can be purchased at

Thursday, March 23 @ 5:30 pm  vs San Clemente

Get Tickets


Trabuco Hills Track and Field

Congratulations to our Girls Varsity Track And Field team who comfortably defeated San Clemente High School last Wednesday to open South Coast league competition. They will host Dana Hills High School on Wednesday. We wish all 140 Track and Field girls well. Go Blue.



Trabuco Hills Softball

Trabuco Hills Softball is raising money for our program. Conveniently order online and candy will be delivered to your home.

Olivia Benham with an absolute BOMB over the monstrous fence at Bishop Gormon in Saturday's 4-2 win over Santa Margarita!


Trabuco Hills Swimming

Trabuco Hills boys and girls competed in the 48th Annual Mission Viejo Swim and Dive Invitational this weekend.

Senior, Eliza Taylor, had some amazing individual swims. She broke school records for the 200 Individual Medley with a 2:05.67 and the 100 Freestyle with a 52.28 seconds. These are also both CIF-SS automatic qualifying times. 

Senior, Margret Yu, swam wel with a CIF-SS consideration time for the 100 fly at 1:00.24 and 50 Free at 24.80 seconds. 

Our diver, Fresmen Niko Saiden, finished with a Division 2 CIF-SS consideration point total of 332 points. 

In addition, there were more boys that made consideration times for Div 2 CIF-SS:

Ryan Patterson - 200 IM (2:04.28) & 100 Backstroke (56.59)

Apollo Aceves - 100 Backstroke (58.11)

200 Free Relay - 1:34.72 (Steven Pettit, Nolan Seiwert, Ryan Patterson, Zack Vivona) 

Go Mustangs!



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Early College Pathways


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  • Classes are online & asynchronous.
  • Receive high school and college credit.
  • Complete a certificate and progress towards a degree.
  • Both pathways are a two year commitment & start in the Fall.
  • ALL SVUSD high school students are eligible!

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Interested in Enrolling in an Online course?


if you are interested in enrolling in an online course next year, please see your THHS Counselor to submit a request.

SVPTA SPED Calendar of Events

Mustang Learning Center

This is an opportunity for students to work directly with THHS teachers and peer tutors for academic support (various subjects - English, Math, Science, etc.).

Hours: Mondays at Lunch

Tuesday-Friday 7:45-8:30AM & lunch

Location: Library (blue lab)


Annika is an amazing artist. She always has an out of the box look at all projects assigned. She is kind and helpful to others. She loves ceramics and strives to be the best she can be. - Mrs. Fait 


The Trabuco Hills Science Department would like to honor the following students of the month for their outstanding work in Chemistry. Congratulations!

First of all Bailey is kind to everyone around and that spirit has been infectious in my classroom. Secondly, Bailey is not a quitter. When chemistry got hard for Bailey she came in got help and studied harder. Now Bailey is killing chemistry, way to go!!!

Caden has been absolutely killing it in chemistry this semester. He has taken advantage of self paced units to go above and beyond the class expectations. In addition to mastering chemistry he also helps out classmates that have yet to master the material. Caden's enthusiasm is contagious and his positive attitude permeates through Mrs. Hamamura's class.


Laguna Beach Lifeguard Flyer

March Community of Character : Integrity

SCARW Scholarship

Due April 3rd at noon

US Service Academies Information Night

March 20, 6:30 pm @ Corona del Mar High School

Free Mental Health Services

Join us Memorial Day to celebrate all of the great Americans and their families and supporters who have earned the right to be honored and cherished on Memorial Day each year.  The event will have three timed-races on May 29, 2023. Children can be a part of the event by registering for the Kids Run. Sign Up.