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Shadow Hills Elementary School Circus & Annual Fall Festival – October 18, 2019

Come One Come All to the Greatest CIRCUS of ALL! Shadow Hills Elementary School Annual Fall Festival on October 18, 2019 from 6pm to 9pm! Food, Games, Silent Auction & More! Kids wear costumes and bring s treat bag to hold your prizes! Got Questions? Contact Marsha at 619-701-1371. Shadow Hills Elementary School is located at 8770 Harbison Canyon Rd., Alpine Ca 91901.

“Mother & Son Dinner & Magic Show” at Shadow Hills Elementary School – March 22, 2019


Shadow Hills Elementary School PTA invites you to our Mother & Son Dinner & Magic Show – featuring “Joe Mystic”, the Magician! Join us on March 22, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm in the Shadow Hills Elementary School Auditorium (8770 Harbison Canyon Rd, Alpine, CA 91901). The cost is $25 per couple (Mother Son) and $10 each additional child. Payment can be made at the door (Cash or check only) or at the Shadow Hills Elementary School office.  For more info please contact Marsha Poppert at 619-701-1371 or email

Spanish Immersion Class Fundraiser at Shadow Hills Elementary School – February 9, 2019

It’s Quarter Auction Time! Bring your Quarters and have some FUN!

BriDon’t forget to come and support our JMMS Costa Rica kids!!!! These kids have been working so hard to get to Costa Rica!!! This is an AEF sponsored event you won’t want to miss!!!! There will be over 30 baskets to raffle off from local vendors, hotel stays, and many other awesome goodies as well awesome auctions!! Join us on February 9, 2019 at 7pm in the Shadow Hills Elementary School Gym (8077 Harbison Canyon Rd. Alpine Ca 91901)

Alpine Union School District – Reorganization for the Future & A High School

*Submitted By George Barnett – January 16, 2019

I attended the January 9, 2019 School Board meeting, and these are my personal thoughts…..

Based on extensive public input and surveying via the ThoughtExchange process, the Superintendent’s Advisory Task Force has formed three Subcommittees to define forward strategic proposals for improving education in Alpine; the High School Subcommittee, the District Marketing Subcommittee and the School Options Subcommittee.

The members of each Subcommittee are listed in the attachment. Members include a selection of District principals, teachers, service & instruction support staff, parents and community members. Among these are; a manufacturing business owner, a technology innovation business owner, a former school superintendent/education innovation expert, and an assistant city manager/head of a city Public Works Department.

The Board’s priorities are also attached. The first three are; improving student achievement; improving educational opportunities for students; and ensuring fiscal responsibilities. In my mind, the balance nine priorities relate to supporting the first three.  Also attached are 9 proposals being evaluated – and explained below:

The High School Subcommittee is looking at four proposals for an Alpine High School – from working with Grossmont UHSD to different charter operations.

The Marketing Subcommittee is looking at a multi-faceted program of promoting our District and its superb programs and unique partnerships; and those marketing ideas can be rolled-out right-a-way.

The School Options Subcommittee is reviewing four proposals for consolidating the AES/BOES grade schools; two proposals for keeping AES independently operated; two proposals for consolidating kindergarten into the grade schools.  These are proposals only, and the Pro’s and Con’s need to be developed.  Part of the theme of consolidation is to better align curriculum from grade to grade and from grade school to middle school.  One idea is to be able to offer an education Pathway that is unique to, and better than, other school districts.  And, a proposal to house an Alpine high school within existing infrastructure is part of this.

Each Subcommittee will be developing the Pro’s and Con’s of every proposal, and will present final thoughts and information to the School Board for review, comment and top level prioritization. Of course, each Subcommittee will also determine the Pro’s and Con’s of maintaining the status quo.  That is, doing nothing.

During the period February 13 to March 12, community engagement and feedback will be sought. At the March 13th Board meeting, final Subcommittee recommendations will be presented. The Board may select and approve specific strategies and plans to transform our District for a strong academic future.

If approved, work towards achieving that future would then begin immediately.  It is likely that a transformation might take the entire 2019-2020 school year.  That seems to imply that any high school option could include an opening for the fall of the 2020-2021 school year.

Watch for District notices on this transformation of education in Alpine.


PARENTS NIGHT OUT at Shadow Hills Elementary School – November 9, 2018

Need something for the kiddos to do on Friday night? Bring them to Shadow Hills Elementary School Auditorium on Friday November 9, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm for a fun movie night and you can have date night!!!!! The cost is $15 per student and $5 per sibling. Dinner and dessert will be provided! **Bring your blankets and pillows! Proceeds benefit the Alpine Spanish Immersion Costa Rica Trip. Shadow Hills is located at 8770 Harbison Canyon Rd, Alpine, CA 91901. For more info please email Erica Lyle

BREAKFAST WITH THE HEROES & FLAG CEREMONY at Shadow Hills Elementary School – November 13, 2018

CALLING ALL VETS AND ACTIVE DUTY! Please join us for BREAKFAST WITH THE HEROES on November 13, 2018 at Shadow Hills Elementary School!  Breakfast will be at 8am, afterwards please join us for our FLAG CEREMONY at 9am. First Responders, Law Enforcement a& Military please wear your uniforms and THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE! This is a PTA Sponsored event – for more info pleas call Chantelle at 619-922-8501. Shadow Hills Elementary School is located at 8770 Harbison Canyon Rd., Alpine Ca 91901

Shadow Hills Fall Festival – October 26, 2018

Please join us for our annual PTA sponsored Shadow Hills Fall Festival on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm at Shadow Hills Elementary School (8770 Harbison Canyon Rd, Alpine, CA 91901) Tickets will be on sale before & after school from October 22-26. We hope to see you all there… if you DARE! For more info please call Marsha at 619-701-1371.

DONATIONS NEEDED for the Annual Shadow Hills Fall Festival 2018

Shadow Hills PTA is currently looking for DONATIONS of ALL TYPES for our annual Fall Festival that will be on October 26, 2018. If you or anyone you know would like to contribute please let us know by Friday, October 5, 2018. Donations can be delivered to 8700 Harbison Canyon Rd. or feel free to call Marsha Poppert at 619-701-1371 to schedule a pick up or for additional details. This is a PTA sponsored event and all donations are tax deductible!

Alpine American Little League “Home Run Derby & Pitch Hit Run” – April 15, 2018

This is a double event, open to the community! A fun family day of baseball!

Kiwanis Club of Alpine is proud to sponsor the Home Run Derby portion of this event. One goal of the event is to bring awareness to Pediatric Trauma Prevention (PTP).  Alpine American Little League would like to thank the Kiwanis Club of Alpine for their generous donation for the replacement of gear that will help in the Prevention of Pediatric Trauma.

You do not have to be a registered member of Alpine American Little League or Alpine Fastpitch to participate. Ages 7-14 for baseball or softball.

You can register for both events on Alpine American Little League website. There will be tons of food with a pancake truck, taco man, cotton candy machine, snack bar will be open, music, baseball, face painting and more! Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 11am-2pm at Shadow Hills Elementary School (8770 Harbison Canyon Rd, Alpine, CA 91901) Got questions? Email Jalissa hukee HERE

Shadow Hills Honor Patrol FLAG CEREMONY in Honor of Veterans Day – November 9, 2017

Wear your best Red, White & Blue and join Shadow Hills Elementary School Honor Patrol for our FIRST FLAG CEREMONY in honor of Veterans Day on November 9, 2017 at 8:50am at Shadow Hills Elementary School (8770 Harbison Canyon Rd, Alpine, CA 91901) First Responders, Law Enforcement and Military please come in uniform!   Thank you for your service! This is a PTA sponsored event! For more info please contact Chantelle at 619-922-8501