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Hollencrest Middle School  has been serving Hollencrest families since 1994. We are committed to meeting the needs of today’s middle school students and to using the state standards as a basis for our teaching. We will work hard to create challenging programs that address the developmental, academic, social, and emotional needs of our diverse student body. While we hope our SARC report provides a snapshot of our school. Open the PDF file below and to view our SARC report. We encourage you to come visit us and see what Hollencrest Middle School is really like. 

Vision Statement

The vision of HMS is to be a campus where teachers partner together to provide a challenging and motivating curriculum in a structured environment with the goal of raising student achievement.  HMS fosters a climate that builds, models, provides for and supports a respectful relationship between student, parent, staff and the West Covina community. 

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Our school staff is committed to serving the community and welcomes any questions and comments. We would love to hear from you.

Principal: Hector Galicia

Assitant Principal: Mario Morales

Office Manager: Karyn Louie

Office Hours: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Telephone: (626) 931-1760

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Registration dates 2014-2015

Friday, Aug. 1st           New students to the West Covina U.S.D.         

                                    7:45 – 11:30

                                    1:00 – 3:00                                   

Monday, Aug. 4th       6th Grade (Students coming in from Cameron, Merced & Vine)             

                                    7:45 – 11:30

                                    1:00 – 3:00                    

Tuesday, August 5th   Returning 7th Graders                           

                                    7:45 – 11:30                                                         

                                    1:00 – 3:00

Wednesday, August 6th Returning 8th Graders

                                    7:45 – 11:30

                                    1:00 – 3:00

Thursday, Aug. 7th     Make up day

                                    7:45 – 11:30

                                           1:00 – 3:00




Congratulations to Mrs. Jo Ann Van Eyk

for being selected Teacher of the Year by the staff


Mrs. Van Eyk is an active member of the school site Leadership Team; she collaborates with other teachers and administration to develop the Action and Professional Development Plans for the school. Mrs. Van Eyk teaches technology which is a highly valuable skill for our students under the Common Core State Standards. She is open to adding to her teaching repertoire and participates in trainings as well as assists her colleagues in any technology challenges. In addition, Mrs. Van Eyk is an a member of the Technology Curriculum Development Team at the District; together with other district teachers and administration, they explore innovative instructional practices to meet the requirements of the CCSS. Lastly, she values the education profession by being an active member of the teachers’ union, and being a voice for her colleagues district-wide. Overall, Mrs. Van Eyk is enthusiastic about preparing students for the 21st Century.


Congratulations Jo Ann!


Congratulations Jasslin Cervantes and Zoe Sarinas WC District GATE Competition 1st Place Winners

On May 8, 2014, 7th graders Jasslin Cervantes and Zoe Sarinas represented Hollencrest at the West Covina District GATE competition. They competed against other middle schools in West Covina and prepared a presentation regarding the proposal of building a new bridge. All students were scored on the research they conducted, their mode of presentation, and the presentation itself. Zoe and Jasslin placed first out of 7 team competing.


2014-2015 School Calendar & Holiday Schedule

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7th Grade TDAP

All incoming 7th grade students must show proof of Tdap (pertussis or whooping cough) immunization before the 2014-15 school year.  Please bring proof to the school health office by March 21, 2014.

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The mission of Hollencrest Middle School is to offer the best possible comprehensive middle school experience that maximizes each student’s potential by developing individuals with the ability to reason, speak, read, and write effectively.  Working together with parents, we promote in our students a strong sense of responsibility and self-esteem as we equip them with the ability to succeed socially, physically and intellectually.  We prepare students to function in a technologically advanced society preparing them for the challenges of high school, life long learning and responsible citizenship.


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