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School Picture Makeup Session - Monday, September 28If you'd like to purchase pictures taken of your student over the summer, here is the link. The online code will start off with GU and then they add their student ID#, example is GU345678. If your student needs to retake their picture, or never got their picture taken, the last opportunity is on Monday, September 28 in the PAC. The alphabetized schedule was emailed out to all students & teachers and can be found here.
Family First - Algebra 1 Info Night - Thursday, September 28 at 6pm
In this Algebra 1 Info Night, we will explain the class, how we keep students on track, helpful resources, how to stay up to date with your student's progress and more. Jonathon Childers, Math Department Chair and Melody Soto, 9th Grade Counselor, will present and be available to answer questions. This event will be held in the Helix library from 6-7pm. Students are welcome to attend. Registration is not required. Snacks and refreshments provided. You can park in solar parking lot at 4200 Lowell St, walk straight past the admin building, pool and baseball fields. The library is located in the 300 building, behind the lunch tables. Doors open at 5:45.
Girls Volleyball Community Game Night - Thursday, September 28The Helix Girls Volleyball team is hosting a community night on Thursday, September 28 in the Helix gym and everyone is invited to support these teams! The JV game is at 5pm & the Varsity game is at 6:30. They will have Helix merch available for purchase. Wear white to support our Scotties!
Student Equity Advisory Committee Accepting Applications
The purpose of the Student Equity Advisory is to elevate the voices of students as partners in their own education and to inform our practices at Helix. Students will meet as a team throughout the year to provide feedback to Helix Leadership on school practices, policies and procedures that impact their experiences at Helix. As a Student Equity Advisory
member you will be accepting a yearlong position with a commitment to attend meetings on September 28, December 7, February 15 and April 4. Open to all students in all grade levels. Limited to 3-5 participants per grade level. The application can be found here.
Pickup & Dropoff Protocol
Please click here to read the parent letter regarding pickup and dropoff protocol.
Sport Social Workers Now Available for Student Athletes
Helix is excited to welcome 2 Sport Social Workers to our campus! Ms. Williams & Ms. Morrill will work with our student athletes and coaches to provide support in social, emotional and athletic performance areas. They'll be available during office hours Monday, Thursday & Friday from 1:30-5:30. They can meet by appointment, referral or walk-in. They'll also be meeting with teams. For more information, please contact your coach.
Alarm Clock Pep Rally - Friday, October 6 at 7am
All students should join us in the gym for our most exciting pep rally of the year, on the day of the Varsity Football game against Grossmont. KUSI will be there and it will be televised.
Instrumental Music Field Show - Saturday, October 7 at 6pm
Come watch the 2023 Competitive Field Show of the Helix Highland Band and Color Guard on the football field. This performance is free for all! Speghetti dinner in front of the Dawg House right after the performance. Tickets/reservations for dinner, as well as details for this event will be available www.helixinstrumental.org.
Revised Finals Schedule - Oct 11 & 12
Please click here for the letter about the revised schedule during finals. We are hopeful that implementing this final exam schedule will end each semester in a more productive manner for both students and staff. Both days will be early release at 2:14. No school on Friday, Oct 13.
Homecoming Game & Dance - October 12 & 13
The Homecoming football game against Santana will be held on Thursday, October 12 at 7pm and the dance will be held on Friday, October 13 at 7pm. More info coming soon!
No School, Staff Development Day - Friday, October 13
Career Fair - October 20 from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Helix's first annual Career Fair will be held in the gym on Friday, October 20 from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. We will have exhibitors from a variety of industries, including the medical field, IT, programming, construction trades, engineering, army, culinary, law enforcement and much more! Students can attend during lunch, 4th period or after school. Parents are invited to attend!