Weekly HUSD COVID Update 11/18/20: COVID Data: Most up to date San Bernardino County COVID data is as follows: Adjusted new cases per 100,000 residents: 24.41* Overall testing positivity: 10.41%* HPI testing positivity aka "Health Equity Metric": 12.62% * *Note: Most recent data as of 11/9/20 Source: San Bernardino County Department of Public Health Current San Bernardino County tier assignment: 27.0 adjusted new cases per 100,000** 10.5% Overall positivity** 9.3% Health equity metric positivity** Tier = Purple **Note: 7-day average of the week ending on 11/10/20. Source: Ca Safer Economy Needed for next tier (Red) assignment: 2 consecutive week averages of 7 or fewer adjusted new San Bernardino County cases per 100,000 residents, 8% or lower overall positivity rate AND 8% or lower Ca Health Equity Metric positivity. Source: Ca Safer Economy Free COVID Testing: Community COVID-19 testing sites are being held throughout San Bernardino County. Samples will be collected using a swab in the nostril or in the mouth. These samples are then sent to a lab to test for the virus that causes COVID-19 (SARS‑CoV‑2 virus). There are 3 commonly used testing options: Option #1: San Bernardino County Public Health Testing Facilities: Click the link to make a free testing appointment: https://sb.fulgentgenetics.com/appointment/screen/landing You can easily make an appointment on your computer or phone! Walk-ins are also welcome! You do NOT need to have symptoms to test! You get texted/emailed the results in under 48 hours! Nearby locations: (Note: Click Here for exhaustive San Bernardino County list) Percy Bakker Center 9333 E Ave., Hesperia Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Victor Valley College 71 Mojave Fish Hatchery Rd., Victorville Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Every Saturday through November 21 from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Option #2: CVS Testing Facilities: You can easily make an appointment on your computer or phone! No walk-ins! Generally, you MUST have symptoms to test! Click the link to schedule a CVS test: https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing?icid=cvs-home-hero1-banner2-coronavirus-testing Option #3: Consult your doctor for other testing options. Flu Vaccine: The California Department of Public Health strongly recommends that all students and staff be immunized each autumn against influenza, to help: Protect the school community Reduce demands on health care facilities Decrease illnesses that cannot be readily distinguished from COVID19 and would therefore trigger extensive measures from the school and public health authorities. Click the link for information on free flu vaccines in San Bernardino County: https://wp.sbcounty.gov/dph/flu/fluclinics/ If you have any other questions please contact your child's school.
Delivered Thanksgiving baskets and turkeys to some of our scorpion families today. Thank you Victorville Chevrolet for donating the turkeys. Also, thank you to our families who donated food for this event. We really appreciate your generosity.
Our Thanksgiving food drive runs through this week. Stop by the front office to bring non perishable dry goods in a cart in front of our school. Your donation will help a Scorpion Family in need this season.
Congratulations to a few of our weekly Scorpion Standouts! These students were chosen by their teachers for their positive attitude and hard work. Keep up the great work Scorpion Family! Thank you Knock Out Pizza for your support.
CSUSB is offering a free webinar for parents- Equipping K-12 Parents to Support Children in Distance Learning. Click here for more information- https://5il.co/mald Click on the link below to register for the free webinar on October 24th. https://bit.ly/3jgkW2q
If you are planning on taking an AP exam payments are due tomorrow October 21. Please look for an email from Mrs. Lanning for all payment directions.
Juniors, please fill out your 11th grade survey. It is time to meet with your counselor regarding your plans for senior year and career plans after high school. Click here to fill out the survey- http://bit.ly/2022surveyILP
AP exam payments are now being accepted for those who have signed up to take an exam. Payments are due by October 21. Please look for an email from Mrs. Lanning for all payment directions.
Meet Officer Lacey, your School Resource Officer. https://bit.ly/3neiFbi
Visit Jostens.com to order your 2020-2021 Yearbook. Yearbooks will be $80 until December 1st. With every purchase you get half a page dedicated just to you! Your half page can have your 8 favorite photos that you send to email@example.com before January 15th.
Mental Health Matters! Take advantage of the online and virtual therapy resources offered to HHS families through Care Solace.
Our Nutrition Services Department still needs your input on meal service. Please fill out the brief survey here: https://bit.ly/3ko9WRk
Tonight starting at 6:00 PM is back to school night. Your Principal, Mr. Everett will post a short welcome video with details about tonight. Check back on social media to view that video prior to 6:00 PM tonight. Hope to see you soon.
Reminder tomorrow is back to school night. Mr. Everett will start off the evening and his link will posted on social media. Links to your teachers videos/zooms will be posted in their google classrooms. Have your parents log on and meet your teachers! See you then.
On Wednesday, September 2nd we will have our Back to School Night. The night will begin at 5:50 PM with a message from the principal of Hesperia High School, Michael Everett. The link for that message and the schedule for the evening can be found on www.scorpioncountry.com. You can also find the schedule on the image posted. Following that message you are encouraged to visit your student's classes through their google classroom links Your student's teachers will have a video or a zoom link posted to their google classrooms. When you visit those links you will meet your student's teachers and they will go over their classes and their expectations they have for your students. We hope to see you then. If you have any questions feel free to call the school or email your student's teachers.
August 31st starts our Virtual Spirit week. Take pictures or videos and share them on IG or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Check our Instagram for more info.
Class of 2021, Jostens would like to give you the earliest of opportunities to start preparing for senior year. The link below will allow you to order things like graduation announcements, your cap and gown, class jewelry, senior apparel, and several other miscellaneous items. Many of these items if ordered now will be shipped directly to your home and some items like graduation announcements and your cap and gown will be delivered in the spring. https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1004463/Hesperia-High-School/