Last Day to buy Notecards from 4th Graders!!

Tue, Jun 8 6:38am

All proceeds are being donated to San Diego Senior Community Foundation. $7 for 3 or $12 for 6. Sale is in front of the marquee.

4th Graders Selling Notecards Before and After School

Sun, Jun 6 7:02pm

Reminder- our fabulous 4th graders in Ms. Bullis’s class will be selling their handmade notecards before and after school tomorrow and Tuesday. Cash only please. $7 for 3 cards or $12 for 6. All proce ... [More]

CAR-nival TONIGHT!!!

Fri, Jun 4 12:58pm

Step right up! Don’t delay!  it’s CAR-nival time with your PTA!     Live circus performers will be there to wow the young and old. Car friendly food, games and special treats to celebrate our amazing ... [More]

Wear Your Teachers Favorite Color Tomorrow!

Thu, May 20 8:28pm

Let’s end Staff Appreciation Week by wearing your teachers favorite color! Not sure what it is??? Take a guess. AND be sure to thank the staff for all their dedication and hard work!!

This is it!

Wed, May 19 8:25pm

  This is your final chance to order the 2020-2021 yearbook!   To order your yearbook follow these steps:   Go to Enter your access key: 84T5Z4X92M Enter your student's d ... [More]

Bring A Flower for the STAFF TOMORROW

Wed, May 19 7:49pm

Pick a flower and deliver to the basket by the front office tomorrow! It will brighten their day!

Bring a Flower for your Teacher TOMORROW!!

Tue, May 18 4:35pm

Pick a flower a bring it to you teacher tomorrow! Thank them for all their hard work!

Tomorrow is the last day to order your yearbook

Tue, May 18 2:35pm

You can purchase this year's book for $19  until Wednesday, May 19.    That will be  the FINAL day to order!    To order your yearbook follow these steps:   Go to Enter y ... [More]

Bring a letter to the STAFF!!

Mon, May 17 8:05pm

In front of the office tomorrow will be a basket for the students to fill with letters and pictures for our amazing staff. Today we spoiled the teachers with cards and notes tomorrow let’s be sure our ... [More]

Did you forget to order a yearbook?

Mon, May 17 9:45am

If so, you are in luck!     We have extended yearbook sales until this Wednesday, May 19.    You can purchase this year's book for $19 from now until  Wednesday, May 19.    That will be  the FINAL day ... [More]

Bring a note or picture to your teacher TOMORROW!!!

Sun, May 16 8:31am

To kick off Staff Appreciation Week please have your child bring a note or picture to his/her classroom teacher tomorrow!

Staff Appreciation Week Begins MONDAY

Wed, May 12 12:13pm

Beginning Monday May17th we will celebrate the amazing staff of Del Mar Hills Academy all week long.  Please be sure to take the time this week to extend a thank you to all the people at our warm, lit ... [More]

Reminder PTA General Association Meeting Tonight at 6pm

Thu, Apr 29 9:55am

Please join us for the General Association PTA Meeting tonight at 6 pm Zoom link and agenda attached.   Join Zoom Meeting   M ... [More]

One More Day to Donate to the Spring Clothing Drive!

Thu, Apr 22 4:36pm

The last day to donate to the Spring Clothing Drive is TOMORROW, Friday, April 23rd! We are happy to announce that so far this week, the Spring Clothing Drive has been a success! The clothing that has ... [More]

Earth Day Reminders!

Thu, Apr 22 5:33am

  Remember to send your SurfRider to school in something green and a zero waste lunch.   (reusable water bottle, real cutlery, cloth napkin, reusable lunchbox).   How about recycling some clothes and ... [More]

Reminder: Zoom chat with theatre professionals today!

Tue, Apr 20 11:23am

  Does your SurfRider have the acting bug? Or maybe they are curious abut set design?  We are teaming up with Trinity Theatre and Carmel Del Mar Elementary for a Q&A session of professional actors, di ... [More]

Special Two Night Parent Education Event with Julie Lythcott-Haims

Fri, Apr 9 8:33am

Save the Dates:  A Special Two Night Event with Julie Lythcott-Haims April 27 and April 28 at 6 pm on Zoom.    On April 27 she will be discussing her best selling book How to Raise an Adult: Break Fre ... [More]

Zoom Magic Show, 6 Tonight!

Fri, Mar 26 3:50pm

Tonight at 6:00pm, zoom in to see Brock Edwards, Magician Extraordinaire and his incredible illusions! Some of the magic tricks will need SurfRider help, so if you have a copy of Harry Potter and the ... [More]

Zoom Magic Show Friday!

Wed, Mar 24 8:06pm

Your PTA is excited present Brock Edwards, Magician Extraordinaire, live via Zoom this Friday, March 26, 6:00pm. Witness amazing illusions, including live participation from SurfRiders! Plus our very ... [More]

2 Hours Left!

Fri, Mar 19 3:09pm

All Lego Builds are due in 2 hours!

Lego Builds Due Tomorrow by 5

Thu, Mar 18 9:02pm

Please email your photo or 20 second video to to be eligible for the contest. Thanks foe your participation!

Have You Done Your Lego Build?

Tue, Mar 16 4:49pm

Reminder- time is running out! Submit your Lego Build by Friday at 5!!

LEGO Builders

Sun, Mar 14 8:44am

Looking for something to do today!  Work on your Lego Build.  All submissions are due this Friday by 5.  Please submit your picture or 20 second video to    

Calling All Lego Masters!!!

Wed, Mar 10 3:55pm

  Get Ready to Build, Create and Have FUN!   LEGO MASTER CHALLENGE The Del Mar Hills Lego Challenge begins Wednesday, March 10 and ends Friday, March 19th at 5pm.  Your challenge, should you choose to ... [More]

Virtual Talent Show is Tomorrow!!!

Thu, Mar 4 8:07pm

Reminder that tomorrow at 6 pm is our virtual Talent Show.  Come ready to be amazed by the many talents of our SurfRiders!  Zoom link HERE!

Cyber Security Presentation Tomorrow

Mon, Feb 1 1:24pm

Please join us on Tomorrow, February 2nd at 6pm for a presentation by the San Diego Police Foundation where in partnership with The San Diego Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force they will shar ... [More]

Virtual Bingo TONIGHT!

Fri, Jan 29 10:11am

Reminder, you need to register here to acquire a link for tonight's BINGO Zoom.   A few helpful suggestions to make sure your family gets the most of the evening:   1) Make sure you have the latest up ... [More]

Thank you

Fri, Jan 29 9:48am

Thank you to those who donated to Words Alive. If you did not get a chance to donate at the school drop off and would still like to contribute to Words Alive please check out their Wish List on Amazon ... [More]

Ditch the Dishes Tonight!

Fri, Jan 29 9:42am

Ditch the dishes and help our Community! Order takeout this Friday before our virtual BINGO night (there will be fun prizes)!  Let’s support those local restaurants that have supported us.  The places ... [More]

“Kind of Crazy Hair and Sock Day TOMORROW!

Thu, Jan 28 6:02pm

-It’s our last day of Kindness week so let’s get “Kind” of crazy! -Last day for our Community Drive for Words Alive. -Ditch those dishes tomorrow night and order to go from local restaurants and join ... [More]

Family Fun Night TOMORROW!

Thu, Jan 28 10:06am

  Reminder, you need to register here to acquire a link for tomorrow's BINGO Zoom.   A few helpful suggestions to make sure your family gets the most of the evening:   1) Make sure you have the latest ... [More]

"Wear Surfrider Gear" Spirit Day Tomorrow

Tue, Jan 26 9:19pm

Show your school spirit for kindness week and wear your Surfrider gear!   Also- Donate chalk, watercolor paints, Sharpie Markers, crayons, colored pencils, composition books, and more to the bins in f ... [More]

Register Now! Bingo Family Fun Night!

Tue, Jan 26 6:34am

  The PTA is excited to offer a Friday Family Fun Night.   Join your SurfRider friends this Friday, January 29  at 6 pm  for Virtual Rock-Out Bingo   Festivities will start at 6:00 pm.     Register He ... [More]

Kindness Week has Begun

Mon, Jan 25 2:00pm

Students came home with their kindness log today! Today’s focus is kindness towards self. Also our school supply and art supply drive has begun!! Please donate in the bin in front of the office. All g ... [More]

Community Give Back Drive NEXT WEEK! January 25-29

Sat, Jan 23 2:40pm

We will be celebrating Kindness Week beginning Monday and in the spirit of giving we will be collecting school and art supplies for the organization “Words Alive”. Bins will be located in front of the ... [More]

Last Day for Blankets and Socks

Thu, Dec 17 5:35pm

Our bins are overflowing!! Let’s keep it going!! Last day tomorrow. Thank you for your generosity.

Blanket and Sock Collection for 2 More Days!

Wed, Dec 16 2:43pm

Please donate gently used or new blankets and socks to our school wide drive. 2 more days left. Drop off in front of the office. Thank you!

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Mon, Dec 14 6:22pm

Blankets and socks will keep everyone warm this winter. Donate in front of the office this week!

Blanket and Sock Drive Begins TOMORROW

Sun, Dec 13 5:12pm

There’s still time to clean out a drawer or 2. New or gently used blankets and socks will be collected all week this week. Bins located outside the front office!! Thank you.

Brrrr, It's Cold Outside

Fri, Dec 11 12:41pm

Beginning Monday, December 14th- Friday December 18th our school will be collecting socks and blankets for the Alpha Project Human Services Organization.  Bins will be located in front of the office f ... [More]

When I say Del Mar, You say.....

Thu, Dec 10 7:03pm

HILLS!   Wear your spirit wear tomorrow.    Don't forget to bring in your reading log for the final day of the Read-A-Thon.

REMINDER: Reading and Pajamas go hand in hand

Wed, Dec 9 7:25pm

  Snuggle up with a good book before bed tonight   AND   wear your pajamas to school tomorrow!    

REMINDER: Dress like a super hero tomorrow!

Tue, Dec 8 7:02pm

Hope everyone is having fun logging their minutes for the Read-A-Thon.   Remember, older siblings can be a superhero and read to younger siblings.   Dress like your favorite superhero tomorrow!

REMINDER: Crazy Hair & Socks tomorrow

Mon, Dec 7 7:32pm

    Show you're crazy for reading by showing off your crazy hair & socks tomorrow!

Reminder: Wear Red tomorrow

Sun, Dec 6 8:01pm

  Tomorrow kicks off our Read A Thon.     Wear RED for something you have READ.

Winter Wonderland Drive Thru Dec 18

Tue, Dec 1 9:08am

Save the Date Friday, December 18th for a Winter Wonderland Drive Thru.   Your PTA parents are hard at work planning for this community event but need YOUR help!   We are looking for any loans or dona ... [More]

Last call for Spirit Wear this year! Site is up and running until midnight!

Mon, Nov 16 4:40pm

Reminder!!   The spirit wear store is OPEN until midnight tonight for holiday delivery.    If you select the mail delivery option, your SurfRider won't know about the spirit wear you have ordered.     ... [More]

Spirit wear store closes tonight!!!

Mon, Nov 16 8:41am

  The spirit wear store is OPEN until midnight tonight for holiday delivery.  If you select the mail delivery option, your SurfRider won't know about the spirit wear you have ordered.     Click here t ... [More]

Jimbo's Buck is Expiring!!

Tue, Nov 10 9:46am

Just a heads up that the Jimbo's Buck your child received during Red Ribbon Week will expire on the 15th.  Jimbo's has been very generous when the coupon is redeemed so be sure to stop by this week!!

Spirit Wear

Mon, Nov 9 4:25pm

  Do you like the spirit wear you see around campus?   Did you forget to order spirit wear last time?   Does your student need a hoodie for their outdoor classroom?   Looking for some holiday gift ide ... [More]

Virtual Food Drive to benefit the San Diego Food Bank

Fri, Nov 6 11:34am

Thank you to all who donated to our in person food drive as part of the Boo Thru.  We delivered 300 pounds of food this morning to the San Diego Food Bank and they were very grateful!   To continue to ... [More]

Order your Del Mar Hills & Heights T-shirt

Tue, Nov 3 5:20pm

During this unique time where we are hosting our friends from the Heights, the students from both schools inspired this amazing t-shirt design with the theme of "Hills and Heights Riding the Waves of ... [More]


Fri, Oct 30 10:47am

Treats and Tricks will abound tonight at the Boo Thru in the Del Mar Hills parking lot!   Don't forget your costume and some canned goods for the San Diego Food Bank (flyer attached).   Last names beg ... [More]

BINGO sheets due by tomorrow

Thu, Oct 29 8:25am

Tomorrow is the last day to turn in the Red Ribbon Week BINGO sheet to the classroom teacher to be eligible for the raffle prize.  Please be sure the child's name and teacher's name are written on the ... [More]

Wear Your Favorite Team Shirt or Jersey Tomorrow

Wed, Oct 28 9:06pm

Show your Red Ribbon spirit and wear a favorite team shirt or Jersey! Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Healthy!

Pajama Day Today!

Wed, Oct 28 7:28am

My apologies for the last minute reminder!! Today is pajama day! Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Healthy

Crazy Sock Day Tomorrow

Mon, Oct 26 8:22pm

Be sure and show your silly side tomorrow by wearing crazy socks!! Also, remember to begin your BINGO sheet for a raffle prize! Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Healthy!

Wear Red Tomorrow

Sun, Oct 25 2:33pm

Kick off Red Ribbon Week tomorrow by wearing red! Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Healthy!

Managing grief and loss (not just physical) TONIGHT!

Wed, Oct 21 3:02pm

Please join us tonight at 7 p.m.  for a parent education session where Dr. Sidney Zisook will be addressing “Grief and Loss During COVID-19”.   He will offer ways to cope and manage some of the feelin ... [More]

Parent Education Speaker- Grief and Loss During COVID-19 Link Included

Tue, Oct 20 4:40pm

    Click here to join the webinar   Please join us tomorrow evening at 7 p.m.  for a parent education session where Dr. Sidney Zisook will be addressing “Grief and Loss During COVID-19”.   He will of ... [More]

Mark your Calendars for Wednesday Night at 7pm

Mon, Oct 19 2:25pm

Dr. Sidney Zisook, "Papa" to Keaton (5th grade) and Wyatt (4th grade) Zisook, will be speaking over Zoom Wednesday at 7pm.  He'll be addressing "Grief and Loss During Covid".  He'll offer ways to cope ... [More]

Tomorrow is Walk to School Day

Tue, Oct 6 6:05pm

Lace up those shoes and walk to school tomorrow!! Remember to wear your mask and no large groups! Stay safe and social distance! Launch families please walk in the morning before your first meeting! W ... [More]

Walk to School Day this Wednesday!!

Mon, Oct 5 9:09am

REMINDER- This Wednesday is Walk to School Day.  Start your day off right with a walk! Wear your mask and please remember to remain socially distant-no groups!    LAUNCH Families- you too can walk to ... [More]

PTA Art Contest

Sat, Oct 3 5:23am

ART CONTEST (PTA Reflections)!   This is the LAST weekend to participate! Open to all K-6 grade students at all levels! Deadline is Monday, October 5th.   1) Students choose their favorite creative ac ... [More]

Walk to School Day Next Wednesday!!

Wed, Sep 30 9:53am

Mark your calendars and lace up your walking shoes because next Wednesday, October 7th, is our annual Walk To School Day event. Show your school spirit by starting your morning off with a healthy walk ... [More]

Concert tonight!

Thu, Sep 24 6:36am

  Goldfish will be preforming a concert tonight that will be available through midnight Sunday benefiting DMUSD PTAs!   GoldFish joined our community four years ago when the Poole family started at As ... [More]

Canned Soup Drive at Ice Cream Drive Through Social

Wed, Sep 23 10:17am

Friendly reminder to bring a can of soup, or 2 or MORE to the Ice Cream Social to help those local families in need during these tough, tough times!  Thank you for your participation!

Del Mar Hills Spirit Wear

Wed, Sep 23 6:09am

  Our School Spirit Wear Store is OPEN!      Don’t miss your chance to buy Del Mar Hills SurfRider attire!  There are lots of new options including our SurfRider Strong logo.   Click here and start sh ... [More]

Joint statement of DMUSD PTA Presidents

Mon, Sep 7 11:56am

Hope this finds you well.    For the past week, the PTA Presidents worked on a joint statement to address some of the questions/confusion parents had about PTA as it relates to being in Launch. We fel ... [More]

Raising kids in distance learning and the era of COVID-19

Sat, Aug 29 10:04am

We are thrilled to kick off the year with a virtual event on Tuesday, Sept. 1st at 6pm, welcoming  the authors of Grown & Flown - Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington for a special interactive live ... [More]