Yearbook Distribution Information!!

Mon, Jun 15 1:23pm

Yearbook pickup for ALL: Preorders from the Jostens website & Giving Drive Rewards Families that donated over $400 to the Annual Giving Drive receive 1 book per family- additional books can be purchas ... [More]

Weekly Nighttime Read Aloud - 06/07/2020

Sun, Jun 7 5:45pm

It's gonna get a little messy with Mrs. Thompson in this week's Nighttime Read Aloud. Click here to check it out!

Mrs. McGee is retiring!

Sat, Jun 6 12:57pm

Many of you don’t know Mrs. McGee by name, but I am positive you have seen her walk her little ones around campus.  Mrs. McGee has been a special education preschool teacher at Hacienda since 2003 and ... [More]

Weekly Nighttime Read Aloud - 06/03/2020

Wed, Jun 3 5:47pm

Summerstime is here! No, that's not a typo. It's Mrs. Summers leading us into summer break with tonight's Nighttime Read Aloud. Check it out, it's got all the feels!

Weekly Nighttime Read Aloud - 05/31/2020

Sun, May 31 6:18pm

Oh yeah, it's about to get real up in here for this week's Nighttime Read Aloud. Check out Mr. B bringing together the fresh rhythms and rhymes from two of the illest doctors out there, Dre and Seuss.  

Weekly Nighttime Read Aloud - 05/24/2020

Sun, May 24 10:06pm

Mrs. Lombardo has a special message for you in tonight’s Nighttime Read Aloud.   Check it out!

Last Call for Spring Fling Bingo Cards!

Sat, May 23 4:32pm

Last chance to post photos of your Spring Fling Bingo cards for your chance to win Kona Ice.  Post by midnight tonight (Saturday) in the Spring Fling Wellness Week 2020 photo album on Konstella or on ... [More]

Weekly Nighttime Read Aloud - 05/21/2020

Thu, May 21 7:37pm

It's a special Thursday Nighttime Read Aloud.  Cozy up with Ms. Culbertson while she reads you to sleep.  

Weekly Nighttime Read Aloud - 05/17/2020

Sun, May 17 7:17pm

Nighttime Read Aloud is mixing it up this week. It’s time for the upper grades to represent! Check out Ms. Hickey reading one of her favorite books!

Yearbooks on Sale NOW! Order Deadline- Extended

Tue, May 12 9:33pm

UPDATE! Sorry for the confusion- Josten's site is back up! Order your yearbook here:     So many memories- all wrapped up in one book! Don't miss out on your o ... [More]

Weekly Nighttime Read Aloud - 05/10/2020

Sun, May 10 6:08pm

This week's Nighttime Read Aloud features Mrs. Escalante and a special surprise guest! Check it out:

Weekly Nighttime Read Aloud - 05/01/2020

Sun, May 3 5:31pm

This week we have another staff member looking forward to reading their favorite books to you before bedtime. Visit the Principal's Corner on our school website, HIPS Facebook page or the Nighttime Re ... [More]

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week (May 4th - 8th)

Fri, May 1 1:54pm

It's Teacher/Staff Appreciation next week from May 4-8.   Be sure to check Konstella for communication from your room parent(s) regarding individual class-organized shows of appreciation.   As they ha ... [More]

Yearbooks on Sale NOW! Order Deadline- MAY 1st!

Fri, May 1

So many memories- all wrapped up in one book! Don't miss out on your opportunity to have a piece of Hacienda history! LIMITED SUPPLY!    Only a limited number of books will be printed so reserve yours ... [More]

Weekly Nighttime Read Aloud

Sun, Apr 26 6:31pm

This week we have another staff member looking forward to reading their favorite books to you before bedtime. A special surprise this week, we have one in Spanish and one in English. Can you guess the ... [More]

Student Leadership Council says Happy Earth Day!

Fri, Apr 24 1:31pm

Since we cannot be together to lead you in song during our Earth Day celebrations, Hacienda’s Student Leadership Council thought we’d do it virtually! Sing along, or use the video to learn the song an ... [More]

Online Scholastic Book Fair April 13-26 2020

Wed, Apr 15 1:59am

Has your family read through every book in your house over the last few weeks? Looking for something new?   Haciendas Online Scholastic Book Fair is running now through April 26! When you shop through ... [More]

Join Us for Virtual Spring Fling

Sun, Apr 12 9:23pm

2020 Spring Fling is going VIRTUAL! Join HIPS May 17th-23rd to walk, run, bike at your home and around your neighborhood to help raise funds to support our school's awesome Music and Science programs ... [More]

Daisy troop for 2020/21 Kindergarten Girls!

Wed, Apr 8 12:44pm

Do you have an incoming Kinder girl for the 2020/21 school year and are interested in joining a Daisy troop? Please join the Social Group, "Daisy Troop for Hacienda entering Kindergarten 2020/21 schoo ... [More]

Animal Adoptions Photos

Tue, Apr 7 12:37pm

Missing your Hacienda animal friends? Take a look at some of the photos from our Love For Animals Fundraiser. With your contributions we raised over $1300 to help fund the care of our Hacienda animals ... [More]

Hacienda Hawk Nighttime Read Aloud

Sun, Apr 5 5:29pm

Our Hacienda Staff misses our Hawks dearly and are trying to figure out different ways to remain connected during this closure.  One of our favorite things to do with our students on a regular basis i ... [More]

HIPS is here to help

Sun, Apr 5 10:14am

To our HIPS Families,   The HIPS board and many HIPS members are still volunteering remotely to ensure that all of the wonderful programs at Hacienda are in place when students return to school.   We ... [More]

Yearbooks NOW on Sale! AND Cover Art Reveal!

Wed, Mar 25 1:34pm

Hello Hacienda!    Our Yearbook team is working hard on finishing up the yearbook for our 2019-2020 school year. Don't miss out on your opportunity to have a piece of Hacienda history!  Visit the foll ... [More]

"Hawks at Home" Yearbook Page

Mon, Mar 23 11:25am

Hello all Hacienda Hawk parents!  I hope you are all healthy and happy at home.  We are putting the finishing touches on this year's yearbook and wanted to add one more page to acknowledge recent even ... [More]

HIPS Annual Board Election - Nominations Open for 2020-2021

Mon, Mar 9 1:10pm

As a non-profit organization, HIPS' bylaws state the Executive Board slate, 9 voting + 2 non-voting positions (see detailed roles below), is to be presented at the HIPS April meeting and elections at ... [More]

Cancelled Principal’s Coffee

Mon, Mar 2 4:24pm

This Wednesday’s Principal’s Coffee for Wednesday March 4th has been cancelled.

Looking for Businesses to Sponsor Spring Fling!

Mon, Mar 2 11:39am

We are looking for local businesses to feature their logo on our Spring Fling T-Shirt and website.  Please reach out to your favorite local business or employer with the attached flier or l ... [More]

Box Tops Competition Winners

Fri, Feb 21 3:31pm

The Box Tops have been tallied for our 2nd Box Tops Collection Drive of the school year.  Many thanks to Sarah Hernandez for her efforts and heading this program for Hacienda! Congratulations go out t ... [More]

Auction Donations 2020- Request for Personal, Business, or Parent/Family Experiences!

Mon, Feb 10 12:48pm

HACIENDA NEEDS YOU! As our auction event approaches, we are looking for donations of time, talent, and treasure!!! Your Auction Co-Chairs have already solicited over 300 local businesses, but there ar ... [More]

HIPSters - Announcing the Recipients of the Month

Mon, Feb 3 11:20am

The HIPS Board kindly announces the HIPSters recipients who were nominated for their rocking efforts to HIPS, Hacienda and our students.   This is a new recognition program to give a special shout out ... [More]

Star Party Photos and Survey

Tue, Jan 28 1:08pm

Thank you to all who attended last Friday's Star Party!  We had an amazing turnout.  With the high probability of clouds that night, we weren't able to offer star gazing with astronomers, but we hope ... [More]

Do you Wanna Build A Snowman (And Not Have to Store Winter Decorations for Another Year!)

Sun, Dec 29 5:12pm

Are you looking at your decorations and dreading having to pack everything up and schlep it into the attic or garage rack storage for another year? Would you rather donate it to HIPS for the Frozen Wo ... [More]

Lost and Found

Thu, Dec 19 9:22pm

The Lost and Found is full of jackets, sweaters and lunch boxes. Stop by to check is one of those belongs to you, before they Go to One Warm Coat over the break.

Join the New Social Group: Vista Park 95136 Hacienda Neighbors

Thu, Dec 19 11:39am

For all families who attend Hacienda and also live in the Vista Park neighborhood (Zipcode 95136). This group can be used for quick park play dates after school and over vacation weeks, carpool help, ... [More]

All I Want for Christmas is Yoouuuuuuuuuuu (on the Auction Committee)!

Tue, Dec 17 12:59pm

That famous song, ALSO FROM THE 90S, is finally seeing its day on the top of the #1 charts 25 years later, and we want this EVENT to be #1 as well!    Please help us meet our COMMITTEE GOAL BEFORE THE ... [More]

Yearbook Pages-Help Needed

Fri, Dec 6 12:52pm

Hacienda Hawks,  There is still a need for yearbook volunteers.  If  you are interested, you can sign up via Konstella (yearbook committee) or contact Alicia Gonzalez ( or ... [More]


Wed, Dec 4 11:41am

 I'll be there for you (When the rain starts to pour (like this week)) I'll be there for you (Like I've been there before... by planning our 2nd annual auction night out) I'll be there for you ('Cause ... [More]

Pajama Drive

Fri, Nov 22 12:53pm

Kindergarten is collecting pajamas!   Please drop off NEW pairs of pajamas by December 5, 2019  to Room 1 or Room 2   What To Donate: * Brand-new pajamas in all sizes from newborn to adult *Pajamas mu ... [More]

REWARDS Envelopes from HIPS Annual Giving Drive - Way to Go Hawks!!

Sat, Nov 16 1:48pm

Hello Hacienda Hawk Families -   Thank you again for participating in HIPS' Annual Giving Drive.   Your child will be bringing home an important envelope in the next few days with a letter that includ ... [More]

Referral Programs for Holiday Shopping- Amazon Smile, Shutterfly & Tinyprints, Good Egg's, Mabel's Labels and Escrip

Fri, Nov 8 9:29am

  Did you know you can support HIPS year-round by using these referral programs? Anyone can register so encourage family, friends, and neighbors to support Hacienda as well.   Please take a few minute ... [More]

Picture Sharing for Yearbook Purposes

Mon, Nov 4 11:06am

Dear Families,   Occasionally, for whole school events, we will create a Google folder that everyone can use to drop pics they want to share with the school (please note, this is NOT to share class pa ... [More]

Mad Science After School Opportunity

Wed, Sep 25 4:21pm

Please see attached flyer. This class was SO POPULAR they are offering a SECOND CLASS to accommodate all the people interested!    *This is an outside activity not run directly by Hacienda nor HIPS 

Movie Night Thank You & SURVEY!

Fri, Sep 20 10:40am

u  Hacienda Families, Thank you all for coming out to Movie Night last Friday.  We hope you enjoyed the time with your Hacienda friends and family and that your kiddos enjoyed the film.   While we don ... [More]

Fall Festival needs your help!

Mon, Sep 16 2:57pm

As we gear up for Fall Festival on Friday, October 18th from 5:30pm - 9pm, we are looking to fill critical Lead Roles.    HAUNTED HOUSE... it won't happen without someone to lead and supervise! HIPS o ... [More]

Mad Science After School Opportunity

Thu, Sep 5 11:14am

Please see attached flyer.   *This is an outside activity not run directly by Hacienda nor HIPS 

Young Rembrandts

Thu, Aug 29 6:36pm

I have attached the flyer for Hacienda fall 19 classes    *This is an outside enrichment program and not run by HIPS nor Hacienda directly. 

Heads Up! ALL Classrooms, Social Groups & Committees Will Be ARCHIVED on 8/13!!!!!!!!!

Sat, Aug 3 11:58am

To start a new school year, all Konstella settings will be archived to make room for all the exciting things coming up in the new year. If there are any pictures, downloaded files, or other items you ... [More]

5 Stars for Hacienda

Thu, Jun 6 9:15pm

Some families not familiar with our school might not know how the Outdoor classroom, science program, music and art, and other HIPS sponsored events like Spring Fling.  Please share what makes Haciend ... [More]

New HIPS Board, Showing Their Hawk Spirit

Thu, Jun 6 11:49am

On behalf of the officers who made up the 2018-19 HIPS Board, I want to congratulate all of our amazing  Hawks for completing another year.   This year was certainly characterized by change, bringing ... [More]

Fathers Day Gift + Amazon Smile = Donation to Hacienda

Mon, Jun 3 7:59am

As summer approaches, please remember that you can support HIPS all year round by using Amazon Smile, Shutterfly, Mabels Labels, and more...

HIPS Board Recruiting a Treasurer

Sun, Jun 2 9:34pm

You may have heard that a critical position on the HIPS Board next year is still available.  We have  reviewed our pool of talented volunteers that we know, so now we are asking YOU to reach out and a ... [More]

Last Few Yearbooks on Sale 6/4

Sun, Jun 2 7:15pm

Yearbooks have been distributed to all classrooms last week! There are a limited amount of extra yearbooks for sale on Tuesday, 6/4 in front of the office at 9am. They will $30 - exact amount in cash ... [More]

T-Shirt (Annual Giving Drive) Reward, 9am Friday

Tue, May 21 2:56pm

9-9:30am this Friday, before Kids in Motion performance.  Redeem your T-Shirt Reward earned during the HIPS Annual Giving Drive this Friday  "Hawk Spirit" Tie Die Shirts from this year's Spring Fling ... [More]

Last HIPS Meeting of the Year!

Sun, May 19 3:37pm

Join us for the last HIPS meeting of the year!  You won't want to miss planning for all the exciting new events, meet your peers who will be joining  the board and review the budget that sets our prio ... [More]

Last Uniform Swap of the Year

Sun, May 19 12:04pm

  **ALL HACIENDA FAMILIES WELCOME** The next Uniform Swap event will be during the week of May 20th.       There will be a bin outside the office to leave your CLEAN and USABLE, uniform APPROVED items ... [More]

Animal Holding Volunteers Needed

Thu, May 16 9:31am

Lunch Time Animal Holding Volunteers Needed   5/23 and 5/24 volunteers to gather animals ahead of time/take photos/return animals to classrooms.  (Fri 5/17 removed)   Interested Volunteers please cont ... [More]

Final Uniform Swap of the Year May 20th - May 24th

Tue, May 14 2:28pm

  **ALL HACIENDA FAMILIES WELCOME** The next Uniform Swap event will be during the week of May 20th.        Please do NOT bring any items until Monday May 20th.    There will be a bin outside the offi ... [More]

Scholastic Book Fair - Buy One & Get One Free!

Wed, May 8 12:16pm

Hi Parents, Just a reminder -  You have three more opportunities to buy books this week from our Scholastic Book Fair and guess what?! EVERYTHING IS BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE! Come by and shop on: Wednesd ... [More]

Order Your Yearbook Today!

Tue, May 7 9:09pm

A full year of memories - all wrapped up in one book!     NEW THIS YEAR... Yearbooks are now available for purchase ONLINE!   Click on the following link to purchase today: ... [More]

Spring Fling 2019 "Off to Neverland" Wrap Up & Survey

Thu, May 2 12:42pm

Wow, Spring Fling 2019 was great fun, with families walking Off to Neverland and really showing their Hawk Spirit!  456 (64%) of Hacienda Students participated!  We raised over $43,000 (preliminary) w ... [More]

More Tie Dye Shirts For Sale @ Open House

Tue, Apr 30 10:36pm

Tie Dye was a big success. Thanks to everyone who participated. At Open House on Tuesday May 7th, I will be selling already dyed shirts for $20 each in youth and adult sizes. I've placed a second orde ... [More]

At Home Instructions for your Tie Dye Shirt

Sun, Apr 28 11:08pm

Tie-Dye Instructions Allow your tie-dye shirt to sit in the plastic bag UNDISTURBED for 24 hours. After 24 hours, remove rubber bands and rinse thoroughly with cold water until the water runs clear. R ... [More]

More Drinks and Baked Goods Donations Needed

Fri, Apr 26 12:33pm

We need more drink and baked good donations! Please consider donating cases of drinks or baked goods to Spring Fling. Bring them to front office at pick up OR to respective stations at Spring Fling. B ... [More]

Activities and Rewards at Spring Fling #NeverlandHawks

Thu, Apr 25 6:37pm

Even if your not there to walk (and anyone can participate!), your family can enjoy some amazing activities, win great teacher time activities and bid up your favorite class baskets.  Bring your lawn ... [More]

LAST DAY! Spring Fling Tickets Pre-Sale & Pledge Pre-Registration

Wed, Apr 24 4:50pm

Today is your last day to get Activity/Food Tickets and Pledge Online for Spring Fling. Alternatively, you can bring your pledge form and $ on Saturday when registering for the Walkathon.    Families ... [More]

PLEASE REVIEW IF you are getting a HAWK SPIRIT SHIRT to tie dye at Spring Fling

Thu, Apr 18 3:35am

Tie dying will begin at 10:00am.  If you have not signed up for a time slot, then please do so at this Konstella link ... [More]

Hacienda Bands Spring Concert - May 14th @ 6 PM

Tue, Apr 16 12:40pm

Please join in the fun and listen to the Hacienda Beginner and Advanced Bands perform on May 14th in the Cafeteria at 6pm.  Have you heard or seen 4th and 5th graders playing their instruments on Tues ... [More]

Reminder - Groceries from Good Eggs - 5% donation to HIPS & save $25 on your first order!

Mon, Apr 15 3:42pm

Need groceries? Last chance to join the Hacienda Environmental Science Magnet fundraiser! For this last week, new families get an extra $10 off (for $25 off total!) their first grocery order when they ... [More]

Pledge Drive for Spring Fling

Sat, Apr 13 9:37am

We hope your spring break has been wonderful!   Have you started collected pledges for Spring Fling? Customize this Donor Ask Letter Template (attached .docx or GDoc) to help collect pledges.  Feel fr ... [More]

Teacher / Staff Appreciation Week! May 6th- 10th

Fri, Apr 5 1:23pm

Show your GRATITUDE!!!   Greetings Hacienda Parents!     Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week is May 6-10th this year! This is an exciting Hacienda tradition where we have the opportunity to show our teach ... [More]

Off to Neverland - Spring Fling

Wed, Apr 3 11:48am

You should have heard by now that Spring Fling is coming Saturday April 27th!    Join this year's magical theme as Peter Pan said, "Think of the happiest things, it's the same as having wings."  Let o ... [More]

Denim & Diamonds Pictures, Survey, and Winners!

Mon, Apr 1 5:49pm

First, thank you to the 130 Hacienda community members, parents, and staff members who came out to support the inaugural event! The evening was terrific and we hope to see everyone again next year at ... [More]

Diamond Donations and REDUCED Online Bid Prices!

Sat, Mar 30 2:32pm

  Would you like to see your donation put directly to use in your child’s classrooms? Do you want to participate in the auction fundraising effort but don't see any items online that spark joy?   We a ... [More]

Remember to register for the silent auction at

Wed, Mar 27 10:03am

The Silent Auction bidding has started and there are many folks out there trying to outbid each other already. Remember all proceeds will help support Art Vistas, Music and Science programs at the sch ... [More]

Seeking Citrus Donations

Tue, Mar 26 8:01am

Have a lemon, orange or other kind of citrus tree? Science is in need of any extra citrus that you can spare for Earth Day goodies! We would love to have donations brought to the science lab or office ... [More]

Auction Booklet - Take a look at all the Auction & Diamond Drawing items!

Mon, Mar 25 8:21pm

We are so excited for you to preview the auction booklet for our fabulous, adult-only event this Saturday, March 30th from 6 to 9 PM. The Silent Auction bidding has started and there are many folks ou ... [More]

Live Auction Sneak Peak - Wine tour and tasting for up to 10 people!

Thu, Mar 21 1:34pm

Live Auction Sneak Peek! Savannah Chanelle Vineyards Wine Tour and Tasting for up to 10 people!   Savannah Chanelle is located outside of Saratoga in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Expires March 30th, 2020 ... [More]

SILENT AUCTION Items Ready for Preview... Tahoe, Disneyland, and MORE! ALL Families Can Bid! Register NOW!

Tue, Mar 19 9:32pm   It's happening- the FIRST annual event parent date night featuring a live and silent auction!!! The donations to this event will directly pay for music, science, ... [More]

Live Auction Sneak Peak - Pricipal Weber's Parking Space!

Thu, Mar 14 1:57pm

Live Auction SNEAK PEEK! Our Principal Weber's parking space for the remainder of the school year! To purchase tickets for the Denim & Diamonds event please visit ... [More]

Yearbook Order Deadline!

Sun, Mar 10 3:11pm

A full year of memories - all wrapped up in one book!   This year, yearbooks must be purchased ONLINE!   The cost is $25 and the last day to order online will be May 24th - but don't wait!  Only a lim ... [More]

SNEAK PEEK! Disneyland & California Adventure Park Tickets - Auction

Thu, Mar 7 1:04pm

Auction SNEAK PEEK! Tickets to Disneyland & California Adventure Park! Buy your tickets at the Auction and support our school at the same time! Winning bidder will receive: Eight (8) one park/one day ... [More]

Online Videos of Musical Performances Available!

Tue, Mar 5 10:28am

For upcoming performances, watch your students' music performances in HD at from your web browser, mobile device, or smart TV. To Watch Video: Purchase via Konstella Sale (only sent ... [More]

HAWKEYE Newsletter

Mon, Mar 4 3:08pm

Read all about the goings on at Hacienda in this most recent newsletter.     Current Issue: March 2019 Download   In this issue: - Message from Principal Weber - Art Vistas - Composition of the Month ... [More]

Reminder - Groceries from Good Eggs - 5% donation to HIPS

Sat, Mar 2 7:43pm

Hey Parents! Purchasing groceries this weekend? Good Eggs will donate 5% back to HIPS every time you shop now through April 30th. Enroll in the fundraiser by visiting, entering th ... [More]

Are you missing a jacket? Check out the Lost and Found

Fri, Mar 1 3:00pm

The Lost and Found is filling up with jackets. Please check for your lost items. You can find the Lost and Found on a rolling wooden rack stored in the cafeteria.

Box Tops Totals are IN!

Wed, Feb 27 10:28pm

Thank you to all the families that participated in making our February Box Tops Drive a wonderful success!! For the second time in a row, we had 100% class participation and together we brought in ove ... [More]

SNEAK PEEK - Denim & Diamonds Auction Item!!

Tue, Feb 26 1:46pm

A big thank you to Butch Kirk of San Jose Hardwood Floors, Carpet & Vinyl, Inc who has donated to sand, stain and refinish one room (max size 15 X15). Valued at  $2,200. Butch Kirk is a Hacienda paren ... [More]


Mon, Feb 25 9:06pm

**ALL HACIENDA FAMILIES WELCOME**   Come check out the uniform swap this week!   Visit the *FREE* clothing racks daily as the inventory changes constantly.   The racks will be outside the cafeteria al ... [More]

Looking for Businesses to Sponsor Spring Fling!

Fri, Feb 15 3:40pm

We are looking for local businesses to feature their logo on our Spring Fling T-Shirt and website.  Please reach out to your favorite local business or employer with the attached flier or l ... [More]

Uniform Swap Coming February 25th thru March 1st

Wed, Feb 6 2:28am

  **ALL HACIENDA FAMILIES WELCOME**   The next Uniform Swap event will be during the week of February 25th.        Please do NOT bring any items until Monday February 25th.    There will be a bin outs ... [More]

AMAZING Clothing Drive!

Fri, Feb 1 12:37pm

Thank you to all the Hawk families for dropping off 3,082 pounds over a week that raised $721.74 for Hacienda HIPS activities!   3,082 pounds  = 1 Hippo or Buffalo $721.74 = Lots of HIPS Activities   ... [More]

Girls on the Run, 3-5th Graders, Registration OPEN!

Thu, Jan 31 1:12pm

Girls on the Run is an after-school program that for 3-5th grade girls. Program registration is now open on a first-come, first-served basis.   There will be an information session for Friday Feb 8th ... [More]

Auction Items needed for Denim & Diamonds

Mon, Jan 28 10:19pm

HACIENDA NEEDS YOU! As our March 30th Denim & Diamonds auction event approaches, we are looking for donations of time, talent, and treasure. Donate Auction Item Now   Can you donate an auction item to ... [More]

Burgers for Box Tops?

Thu, Jan 24 9:20pm

Every student in the  classroom that collects the most Box Tops will win a free In-N-Out Hamburger or Cheeseburger!   Two classes will win, one lower grade (PreSchool-2nd) class and one upper grade (3 ... [More]

Art Enrichment Class - After School - Young Rembrandts

Thu, Dec 20 5:15pm

Young Rembrandts Art Class   Yet another after school program is being offered at Hacienda in 2019! Details such as dates, time, cost, registration and contact information are described below and in t ... [More]

LEGO After School Enrichment Opportunity

Thu, Dec 20 4:43pm

LEGO® Enrichment at Hacienda. Are you looking for an after school program for your child at our school? If so, you might want to check out a LEGO Enrichment class by Play Well being offered at Haciend ... [More]

Send Us Photos for Yearbook

Wed, Dec 19 9:41am

Send the Yearbook committee your best photos from 2018!  If you have some great shots you would like to be included in the official Hacienda Yearbook, please send them to the Yearbook committee.   To ... [More]

Hacienda Holiday Food Drive - Just 2 More Days!

Wed, Dec 19 9:34am

WE NEED MORE FOOD!  Hacienda's goal is to collect 1,000 pound of food for local families in need.   Hacienda's Student Leadership Council will be collecting non-perishable foods for Second Harvest Foo ... [More]

Mixed Bag Designs orders

Wed, Dec 12 11:16pm

Eager to receive your Mixed Bag Designs order?   Packages have been shipped to school and are supposed to be delivered this Friday, December 14th, by the end of the day.   Volunteers will be needed to ... [More]

Empty TP and Paper Towel Tubes Needed

Tue, Dec 11 1:57pm

Science has finally worked their way through their huge stash of toilet paper and paper towel tubes. If you have empty tubes to donate for engineering activities, please drop them off in the science o ... [More]

HIPS/Art Vista Room in use Thursday 12/20

Tue, Dec 11 1:56pm

FYI, the Art Vista room (in the main office, next to the nurse) and the old conference room will be used for First Grade Science next thursday 12/20**. If you were planning to access this room for an ... [More]

Newspaper Needed

Wed, Dec 5 1:40pm

Science is in need of lots of newspaper for a project next week. If you have any old newspapers laying around, remove any colored or glossy pages and drop off the remaining newspaper in the science of ... [More]

Get Your Hacienda Hoodie/T-Shirts!

Mon, Dec 3 9:43pm

Redeem your Hoode/T-Shirt vouchers earned from the HIPS Annual Giving Drive just outside the cafeteria.   When? Wed., Dec 5th 8:20-9a - Principals Coffee that starts at 9am. Friday, Dec 14th 8:20-9a) ... [More]

Small Plastic Containers Needed

Mon, Dec 3 1:26pm

Science needs clear plastic containers with screw-top lids to replace our broken ones. We need containers that are the size of Talenti gelato 1 pint containers (these work perfectly!) or something sim ... [More]

EXTENDED Sees Candies Hacienda's Holiday Candy Sale '18

Thu, Nov 29 2:13pm

Shop See's Candies online by MONDAY December 3rd! (extended from Friday Nov 30th)  Please use the “Delivery Address” line to enter the name of the child/teacher to whom you would like the candy delive ... [More]

Double your Giving Impact on #GivingTuesday

Tue, Nov 27 6:47am

It's TIME!  Donate now to double your gift!   #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving,  celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. This year, your #GivingTuesday donation to  Science Camp will ... [More]

Sees Candies Hacienda's Holiday Candy Sale '18

Mon, Nov 26 5:42pm

Don’t forget to place your See’s Order by THIS FRIDAY. Please use the “delivery address” line to enter the name of the child/teacher to whom you would like the candy delivered. Candy will be sent home ... [More]

Fridge Needed

Mon, Nov 26 7:43am

Did you get a new fridge on Black Friday and you’re trying to figure out what to do with your old one? Do you know somebody who has a fridge they no longer need? Science is in need of a refrigerator A ... [More]

Annual Giving Drive Rewards

Wed, Nov 21 9:39am

Thank you to everyone who participated in this years successful HIPS Annual Giving Drive.    Reward envelopes have been sent out via your student's teacher that includes an exclusive HACIENDA decal, v ... [More]

Amazon Sales are Coming!

Mon, Nov 19 11:03am

Big sales are coming to Amazon.   Please remember to go to when you shop at Amazon. Hacienda Environmental Science Magnet receives a donation on every transaction of yours in addi ... [More]

Fall Fruit For Fire Victims (Again on Tues @ 3pm)

Mon, Nov 19 11:02am

Hello Hacienda Families,   Big thanks to the Hacienda Community! On Friday 11/16 we raised $343 and sent it to the Red Cross.   We will be holding another fruit stand to "sell" fruit in order to raise ... [More]

HIPS Meeting 9AM Tuesday Morning

Sun, Nov 18 9:27pm

Come enjoy coffee and morning treats after drop off and learn about exciting HIPS programs.  Coordinators will be displaying projects and photos of the students and recent activities as well as share ... [More]

Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser for Science Camp is ending!

Fri, Nov 16 10:38am

Our Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser for Science Camp ends today, Friday, November 16th.  Forgot to turn in your order form?  We can still accept late forms on Monday, November 19th, but we need to get al ... [More]

Fall Fruit For Fire Victims

Wed, Nov 14 9:09pm

Hello Hacienda Families, As we have been trapped in our classrooms all week because of the smoke, we are constantly reminded of the fact that so many Californians are in a much more difficult situatio ... [More]

Over 7,000 Box Tops Collected!

Wed, Nov 14 9:37am

The Box Tops totals are in…   First let me say that we should all give ourselves a warm round of applause for making our October Box Tops Drive a wonderful success!! We had 100% class participation an ... [More]

Join our Sprouts Volunteer Team! All are welcome

Tue, Nov 6 7:28am

Calling all green thumbs, gardeners, growers, horticulturists, agriculturalists, farmers, lands keepers, caretakers, agronomists, plant-lovers, waterers etc Everyone is invited to volunteer with Sprou ... [More]

Outdoor Workday Volunteers Rock!

Sun, Nov 4 12:59pm

Thank you to our Science Team and all of our volunteer staff and families for your help today at the Hacienda Outdoor Workday! We had beautiful weather, lots of smiles and so many helping hands. Well ... [More]

168 Pounds of Smiles!

Fri, Nov 2 8:53pm

Thank you to all the Hacienda families who donated their extra Halloween candy for Operation: Care and Comfort!  Incredibly, over 168 POUNDS of candy were donated!  Thank you so much for your generosi ... [More]

Send Smiles with Extra Halloween Candy

Wed, Oct 31 8:06am

If you're looking for a way to help send smiles to our troops overseas with your extra Halloween candy, one of our first grade families is volunteering with Operation: Care and Comfort to collect cand ... [More]

AmazonSmile is increasing the donation rate 10x from Oct 29 - Nov 2

Mon, Oct 29 6:23am

AmazonSmile is increasing the donation rate 10x from Oct 29 - Nov 2 Thanks to our customers shopping at, AmazonSmile has donated over $100 million to charities around the world! To ce ... [More]

Referral Programs - Amazon Smile, Shutterfly & Tinyprints, Good Egg's, Mabel's Labels and Escrip - fundraising

Sun, Oct 28 2:31pm

Did you know you can support HIPS year round by using these referral programs? Anyone can register so encourage family, friends and neighbors to support Hacienda as well. Please take a few minutes and ... [More]

Thank You to our Fall Book Fair Volunteers!

Fri, Oct 26 7:13pm

Thank you To ALL of our Fall Enchanting Book Fair VOLUNTERS! See you all again in the Spring! #HipsHasHawksSpirit #Scholastic Special shout out to our Leaders: Susan Herrera, Veronica Sanchez and Chri ... [More]

Book Fair *Important*

Tue, Oct 23 8:30pm

Hacienda, we need YOU! Our Scholastic Book Fair is entirely ran by Volunteers! Our Hawks need your help! Many Book Fair Shifts are still not filled at this time. No experience needed!! please consider ... [More]

Read the HAWKEYE - Hacienda's Newsletter

Sun, Oct 21 11:17am

READ ALL ABOUT IT!  Current Issue: October 2018   In this issue (attached): - Message from Principal Weber - Introducing our Newest Music Teacher - Art Vistas - Welcome from HIPS President - Compositi ... [More]

Book Fair Set up helpers needed!

Fri, Oct 19 10:41pm

When: THIS Sunday ( 10/21) 10am-1pm Where: Hacienda Cafeteria What: moving boxes of books, set up displays and tables etc... Why: Because “many hands make light work!” Contact for more details please ... [More]

Donations Needed for Tonight

Fri, Oct 19 2:46pm

Baked Goods Cakes for Cake Walk Drinks. Cases of soda and bottled water See you tonight!

Fall Festival: donations of drinks and baked goods

Tue, Oct 16 1:28pm

Fall Festival is this Friday and we could use your help!     We are asking for drink donations of 12-packs or cases of soda, cases of bottled water, and canned juices to be sold at the festival.   No ... [More]

Fall Festival tickets!

Tue, Oct 16 8:06am

Fall Festival is just a few days away!  Tickets will go on sale starting this morning before school.  If you can't buy tickets before or after school Tuesday through Thursday, they will be for sale at ... [More]

Fall Festival -- What? Where? When? Huh???

Wed, Oct 10 12:09am

Hacienda Fall Festival 2018 Friday, October 19th 5:30pm -9:00pm   This is a great opportunity for you and your family to mingle with other Hacienda families and staff in a fun setting.  The best way t ... [More]

Help to bring the Night Forest to life at Fall Festival

Mon, Oct 8 3:10pm

This year the science department is offering a new attraction at Fall Festival: The Night Forest! Guided tours will be led by teachers and staff through the Outdoor Classroom to experience the forest ... [More]

HIPS Event Survey

Sun, Oct 7 10:19am

Welcome back from October break!   The HIPS Executive Board would like your opinion as we consider changes to our annual fundraising events.    Please take a moment to answer the quick survey linked b ... [More]

We're over the moon! HIPS Annual Giving Campaign Completes

Thu, Sep 27 4:35pm

Hacienda families have shown their Hawk Spirit with ALL CLASSES earning a Popsicle Party for exceeding 75% participation. Three rooms reached 100% participation and will also enjoy a Pizza Party (grea ... [More]

Attn: Yearbook Volunteers (Action Req)

Thu, Sep 27 4:22pm

This message is for all Teachers and Yearbook Volunteers.   Our Yearbook artists and helpers are reminded to sign up on Konstella in committees under Yearbook by the end of this week, if you have not ... [More]

Join the Fall Festival Planning Committee

Mon, Sep 24 10:47am

Are you interested in finding out more about our next big Community Event? The very popular Hacienda Fall Festival is around the corner and the Planning Committee is looking for Volunteers, helpers an ... [More]

National BOX TOP$ Week

Sun, Sep 16 9:15pm

A BIG Thank You to all the families that have participated in this Box Top collection drive so far! We are two weeks into the drive and are off to a good start. This week is National Box Tops Week!  W ... [More]

Seeking Fall Festival Leads: Games Lead and a DJ

Fri, Sep 14 12:34am

Fall Festival is around the corner. We need volunteers to lead these key pieces. Games and DJ Please contact Michelle Scripoch ASAP. All questions are welcomed.

Looking for more PESTS!

Thu, Sep 6 5:40pm

Hello Hacienda Families,   Our PEST program is still in need of PESTS for this school year. Our goal is to have a PEST for every staff member here at Hacienda which is about 55 people. We are still lo ... [More]


Mon, Sep 3 7:32pm

Hacienda is looking to collect as many Box Tops from our community as possible.  Ask your family, ask your friends, ask your neighbors and all your co-workers. Our collection drive starts September 3r ... [More]

The Annual Giving Drive is Coming! (VIDEO)

Mon, Aug 27 5:19pm

Our teachers (and a few students) made this handy video for you. You can also visit for details. The HIPS Annual Giving Drive kicks off on Tuesday ... [More]

Get 20 Bonus Box Tops via Amazon Fresh

Sun, Aug 26 8:27pm

Hacienda’s Box Tops Drive is coming! September 3rd-October 12th Each Box Top you clip and submit is worth 10 cents, and they add up fast! You can clip Box Tops from hundreds of products, like Cheerios ... [More]

Perform Random Acts of Kindness (Hacienda PEST)

Fri, Aug 24 9:53am

Are you interested in doing a random act of kindness? Love a teacher or staff member at Hacienda and want to show your appreciation? As many of you know, and for the families who don’t , PEST (Parent ... [More]

Uniform Swap Ends on Friday 8/24 @ 3:15 pm

Wed, Aug 22 10:28pm

The Free Uniform Swap has been a huge success.  The racks of clothing will continue to be out only this Thursday and Friday at drop off and at pick up, somewhere between the school office and the Kind ... [More]

Returning Parents may need to Join Classroom

Wed, Aug 22 6:28pm

Returning parents may need to update their child's classroom for this year.  Konstella is expected to prompt when first opening the app at the beginning of the year, but this may have been missed.   F ... [More]


Fri, Aug 17 1:07pm

It's UNIFORM SWAP TIME! ...................................... FREE UNIFORMS Bring your CLEAN & USABLE Hacienda approved uniforms to school for the FREE Uniform Swap! ***  ............................ ... [More]

Calling all PESTS!

Tue, Aug 14 9:48pm

Hello Hacienda Families, Were you a PEST last school year? (PESTS stands for “Parents Encouraging Superior Teachers and Staff.”) We are looking for all our amazing PEST families from last year. If you ... [More]

Class Lists

Wed, Aug 8 5:52pm

*Did you know, a group of Hawks is called a cast?* Class Lists for grades K-5 will be posted on the office windows on Tuesday August 14th at 430pm. The Hacienda Involved Parents and Staff (HIPS) will ... [More]