Trabuco Hills High School

Trabuco Hills High School

Newsletter 5/12/23

Upcoming Events 

  • Monday, May 15 @ 7pm (PTSA General Meeting)

  • Tuesday, May 16 @ 7pm in the Theatre (Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert I)

  • Tuesday, May 16 (National Signing Day)

  • Wednesday, May 17 (Culture Day)

  • Wednesday, May 17 @ 7pm in the Gym (THHS Orchestra Spring Concert II)

  • Saturday, May 20 (Trabuco Hills Prom)

  • Monday, May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Yearbook Distribution Student ID Required)

  • Monday, May 22 @ 7pm (End of the Year Choir concert at Bridge Church)

  • Tuesday, May 23  @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Yearbook Distribution Student ID Required)

  • Wednesday, May 24 (Period 0 Final)

  • Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25 @ 7pm (THHS Dance presents "Timeless")

  • Thursday, May 25 - Friday, May 26 (Senior Finals)

  • Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day- No School)

  • Tuesday, May 30 - Thursday, June 1 (Finals Week)

  • June 1 (THHS Graduation @ 7:30pm)

Principal's Message

Mustang Families,

Please take some time today to review all the information on the newsletter site. Today is Monday, May 15h, 2023.

We have our Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert I on Tuesday, National Signing Day on Tuesday, Culture Day on Wednesday, THHS Orchestra Spring Concert II on Wednesday and Prom on Saturday.

We are also heading in to the final weeks of school. We will have our zero period final on 5/24 (this will be the last day zero period meets). First period will begin that day at 9:30. Seniors will take finals in all other classes on 5/25 and 5/26. We will be on a block schedule with odd periods Thursday and even periods Friday. The last week of school there is no school Monday for Memorial Day. Tuesday will be finals in periods 1 and 4; Wednesday will be finals in periods 2 and 5; Thursday will be finals in periods 3 and 6. That final week we also have some fun events for our Seniors happening.

This webpage also has more highlights, student recognitions, and detailed information on these events and more. Please scroll through to see all the incredible things happening at THHS.

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. 


Health Office:

Parents/Guardians – Please make arrangements to take your child’s medications home for the summer.  Medications that remain after the last day of school will be discarded.

Medication Pick Up Times:

Tuesday 5/30/23  (9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

Wednesday 5/31/23  (9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

Thursday 6/1/3 (9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)


Mindful Monday


Second Semester Finals Week Schedules: May 24 - June 1

Finals Bell Schedule


Finals Week

Finals Week

thhs asb weekly update



Class of 2023 Senior Events


Community Service

Trabuco Hills has volunteer opportunities available for students. Please see Mr. Leon in the main office for more details. 


Trabuco Hills Yearbook

Yearbook Distribution May 22 1 - 5 pm, Tuesday, May 23 2 -5 pm (Student ID Required)

news and events

U.S. Representative Young Kim visits THHS

"Amazing to catch up with Trabuco Hills High School students, faculty, & staff & see some of their innovative programs, from their Spyder lab to their ceramics classroom. Thank you for having me & go Mustangs!" - U.S. Representative Young Kim

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our school! We are so proud to show you what it means to be a MUSTANG!




Graduation Banner

Congratulate your student on their graduation, college acceptance, military enlistment, trade school enrollment or other future plans by offering customized banners that will be displayed on campus the week of graduation activities. Banners will be available for pick up after graduation. 

2 x 3 Customized Vinyl Banner

Ordered by April 28th – $65.00

Ordered May 1st – May 19th – $85.00

Once the banner is purchased, you will be emailed for logo or photo. If you have any questions, please contact

Durable Outdoor Banners are 2’x3’ and customized with student’s name, message, picture, or post secondary plans logo.

Order Graduation Banner


Graduation Box Auction

THHS PTSA is excited to present our Graduation Box Auctions. We have two private stadium boxes to auction off and both boxes INCLUDE a premium parking spot outside the stadium! The auctions open on Wednesday, May 17th at 7pm and close Sunday, May 21st at 8pm. Extra tickets are NOT included in the auction.

Graduation Box Auction Information

Visual and Performing Arts

Plotkin Memorial Foundation Honorees:

Plotkin Memorial Foundation honorees for Fine Arts

Landon Adamic, Naomi Ahmed, Kendra Tooley, Alexa Yam

Plotkin Memorial Foundation honorees for Ceramics

Amanda Henderson, Annika LePage, Karina Barrios, Sara Clayton, Tobias Segger

Congrats, Mustangs! We are in awe of your talent.

Trabuco Hills Jazz Ensemble

Spring Concert: Tuesday May 16 | 7 PM | $10 at the Door



Trabuco Hills Band and Orchestra

Spring Concert: May 17, 2023 @ 7pm | THHS Gym | $10 at the door



Trabuco Hills Drumline

Drumline clinics May 19, May 23, May 25 @ 6pm


Trabuco Hills Orchestra

Interested in joining Trabuco Hills Orchestra?


Trabuco Hills Choirs

Spring Showcase: our end of the year concert is at 7:00pm on May 22nd at The Bridge Church.

Get Tickets



Trabuco Hills Dance 

Trabuco Hills Dance presents "Timeless" on May 24 & 25 @ 7 pm

Get Tickets - May 24 @ 7pm

Get Tickets - May 25 @ 7pm


Trabuco Hills Ceramics

THHS Ceramics students showcased their projects at the annual shoe show last week. They also decorated the fence around their ceramics classroom. Wow! What incredible artistry!


Saddleback College

Saddleback College is starting (FSP) First Semester Plan workshops this Thursday 3:00-4:00pm on the Saddleback College campus, in the Career Center, and online simultaneously – they will occur Tuesday – Thursday each week, and into the summer.

Students can contact the front desk at 949-582-4572 to get a seat – they will need to call to reserve a seat at a workshop prior to attending.

Additionally, they will have Open Labs for Fall 2023 Registration support starting the first week of registration (May 10th) so that students can also get registered at the same time.


Zero Period Request for 2023-2024

if you are interested in requesting a zero period for next year, please fill out the following form to apply for a zero period. 

Zero period courses and requests will be granted based on need.

Zero Period Request Form


Continued Summer Engagement

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 Sports Highlights

Trabuco Hills Sports Schedule

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

Trabuco Hills Athletics Calendar


Trabuco Hills Girls Golf Tryouts

Girls Golf Tryouts! 

We have a great bunch of girls of all talent levels when it comes to the game of golf and we compete against all the local high schools.  We play home match at Dove Canyon Country Club, Oso Creek Golf Course and Tijeras Creek Golf Course

Low pressure tryouts for our team will be conducted at Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center and will last about 45 minutes each day:

Monday, May 15th at 4:30

Wednesday, May 17th at 4:30

Monday, May 22nd at 4:30

Tuesday, May 23rd at 4:30

Golfers will:

  • Putt 3, 6, and 9 feet
  • Chip over a bunker 20 feet
  • Hit balls on the driving range to 100 and 150 yard targets.

Golfers should bring with them the appropriate clubs to do the above skills.  Also, take this opportunity to go out and practice these skills at a course like Lake Forest or Tijeras Creek - it’s always free to put and chip.

Our season will begin on August 1st with two or three practices that week. School starts on Monday, August 14th and we start matches against other schools the week of August 21st.

Please complete the following Google Form to RSVP

Please contact Coach Woods if you our parents have any questions at:


Trabuco Hills Unified Track and Field

Trabuco Hills Unified Track and Field team competed in the 2023 CIF SS Unified Track and Field Championships. There were 20 teams and over 150 athletes and partners.

Our Trabuco Unified Track team WON!! We are CIF SS Unified Track and Field Champions!!

In addition, we had STATE qualifiers, PRs, and medalists!

  • TH Girls Unified 4x100 finished 2nd
  • TH Boys Unified 4x100 teams finished 4th and 5th
  • Girls Unified 100m finished 1st, 3rd, and 4th
  • Boys Unified 100 finished 2nd and 6th
  • Girls Unified Shot Put finished 1st, 5th, and 6th
  • Boys Unified Shot Put finished 3rd


  • Girls Unified 100m - Emma Ortiz and Yexusbely OCampo
  • Girls Unified Shot Put- Rylyn Shields and Sasha DeJong

Thank you to ALL who helped put on this meet!!



Trabuco Hills Track and Field

So proud of ALL our athletes who competed in CIF Division Finals!

Jessica Davis set a new all time Pole Vault school record of 12-9 at Finals, good for a second place  tie in D1, and she punched her ticket to Master;s next week!

Trabuco Hills Boys 4 x 100 Move on to Master's with a new PR! So proud!

Trabuco Hills Girls 4 x 100 run the #5 best time in all of OC History!! Moving on to Masters!!


Trabuco Hills Wrestling

Henry Sturn has snagged another award, this time Coast View Athletic Association Athlete of teh year. Way to go, Henry!



Trabuco Hills Softball

Congrats to our 2023 Sea View All - League Athletes: Jazzy Longo, Katelyn Gillespie, Sage Serdinsky, Alyssa Orlando, Lauren Stube, Emerson Rollins


Trabuco Hills Boys Lacrosse

Congratulations to Tristan Bassett for being recognized as the SCL 2023 Player of the Year

In addition to his Mustang teammates that were selected to first and second All - League teams. Well Deserved!

1st Team - Darrell Curtis, Jordan Venz, Jaxon Gilles, Jack Armstrong

2nd Team - Ashton Adams, Luke Decarlo, Griffin McMullen, Gavin Madrid



Trabuco Hills Girls Cross Country

The sport of Girls Cross Country results in the participants being fitter, faster, and stronger.

Our Girls Cross Country team begins training for the 2023 season on May 15, and will also conduct two 4-week summer camps, June 19-July 15, and July 17-August 12, Monday through Saturday, 6:30-9:00am.

If you believe your daughter would benefit from this sport, join the cross country team and attend the two summer camps.  The cost is $200.00 per camp, and you can enroll at the THHS Webstore.

Any questions, contact Coach Kelly at, or your daughter can see him in room 511 at THHS. Go Blue.


Athletic Clearance

All athletes need an athletic clearance to participate in THHS Athletics (including summer camps). Please follow the steps on Home Campus to be athletically cleared. Thank you,

Need an Athletic Screening?

Get your sports screening while supporting your team and our Trabuco Hills Athletic Programs. Sports Screenings are mandatory for all summer participation and competition. Parent signature is required.


PTSA Summer SAT Workshop

Summer SAT Workshop Information


Join Med-Sci to Join the Fun!

Med-Sci Students visited the San Diego Zoo Safari Park as a culminating assignment linking their Med-Sci Biology and Med-Sci English courses. These two classes integrate their curriculums for current freshmen who may continue on into the Health Sciences & Career Academy (Med-Sci) as sophomores.

Students who wish to join the integrated learning as sophomores, juniors, or seniors are invited to join Med-Sci (Health Sciences & Career Academy for college prep students) by expressing interest through an email to Mr. Mann ( or Mrs. Chin (


Graduation: June 1 @ 7:30 in THHS Stadium

Seniors are permitted to decorate their caps and be photographed by a professional photographer

Trabuco HILLS will have handicap seating available at the graduation ceremony and we have ramps leading up to the seats. We also have handicap parking located near the stadium. Seats and parking are available on a first-come basis so please arrive early. Gates will open at 6:30.


Graduation Leis for Sale

Trabuco Hills High School: Graduation Gifts

Congratulations! Please take a look at our selection! All online orders will be available for pickup on site the day of the graduation.

To retrieve your order, please stop by our booth located conveniently at the entrance to the graduation before the ceremony begins.

All orders directly benefit the Trabuco Hills Instrumental Program. 

Order Graduation Gifts 



SVUSD Summer School

  • Depending on the academic needs of the student, SVUSD intermediate and high school students have different summer school program opportunities for credit recovery, continued engagement and, under certain conditions, original credit.
  • Because each program is unique, it is recommended that you contact your School Counselor or Guidance Technician to determine which program and course(s) you need to enroll. 
  • All programs are available to intermediate and high school students only who will attend a SVUSD school in the fall of 2023, SVUSD seniors who will be summer graduates, and students who live within the SVUSD boundaries.
  • For more information, please contact your school's guidance office.

Summer School Program Descriptions

Rancho Santa Margarita Teen Darji Named Dragon Kim Foundation Fellow

Omi Darji is a professional, working magician with years of practical experience. He is a Junior Member of the Academy of Magical Arts located at the Magic Castle, Hollywood. He plans to teach close-up magic to teens at a summer camp called Magic4Teens.

We are so proud of you, Om! Read the full article



Future College Athletes!

Trabuco Hills High School National Signing Day: Tuesday, May 16

Athlete Sport College
Garrett Strenger                   Baseball University Missouri Saint Louis
Claire Stuvland                  Cross Country & Track  Harvey Mudd
Kainoa Kruse                          Football University of La Verne
Joseph Vavrina               Rugby St. Mary's College of California
Meghan Bartsch                Soccer Claremont McKenna College                          
Jessica Davis    Track & Field  Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Tara Ohlwiler Track & Field      University of Montana
Erynn Munoz  Volleyball The University of Hawaii at Hilo
Kailee Viers   Water Polo    Mount Saint Mary's University
Jessica Sanchez Soccer Sonoma State University
Henry Sturn    Wrestling Colorado Pueblo
Cooper DeCillo Track & Field   San Jose State
Dylan Wilson  Track & Field  Northern Colorado
Nik Bendis Track & Field  Fordham

National Signing Day Schedule:

 9:15 am             Please check in with our main office. Please bring identification.


9:30am                 Meet in the MPR (Multi-purpose Room)

                              Pictures with Parents



10:10am               Escort student-athletes to the Gymnasium.


10:31am               Signing Ceremony (Gymnasium)


Cyber Bullying Parent Presentation

Free Mental Health Services

May Community of Character: Courage