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Principal's Message

Welcome to the 2022-2023 School Year!
We are honored and excited to have your children join us at Hillcrest Elementary - The Happiest Place. We have worked hard all summer to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all students and staff.  Every classroom is equipped with PPE and air purifiers. We have daily disinfecting of classrooms and equipment.  All students and staff are required to go through Temperature Screenings. Hillcrest is adhering to the Garvey School District and Department of Public Health guidelines for mitigating the spread of COVID.  
Our mission at Hillcrest Elementary School is to provide students with a top quality education by responding to their individual needs. At Hillcrest we address the whole child and focus on academics, social emotional growth, leadership skills, Visual and Performing Arts, and extracurricular activities.
We are very proud of our Dual Language Plus program and invite you to learn more about our instructional model for Mandarin/English.  At Hillcrest, we highly value and embrace diversity, being multicultural, and being multilingual.  We are also a Leader in Me school k-6 and AVID Elementary school in grades 3-6.  
New Staff joining Hillcrest: Ms. Sapphire Shi (1st Grade Dual Language Teacher), Ms. Cathy Huang (4th Grade Dual Language), Ms. Sunny Kim (Speech), Mr. Anthony Lee (RSP), and Ms. Monique (Nurse), Ms. Belinda Montgomery  (Health Assistant), Ms Tiffany Ngo (Health Assistant), Mr Melchior Azore (Spanish VAPA Teacher).
Hillcrest Elementary is a very special place.  It is made so by our wonderful community, parents, students, and staff.  You are invited to join PTA, School Site Council, ELAC, and our monthly Coffee with the Principal. We are a phone call, email, Social Media click away. 
Dr. Laura Quintana