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WOLF PACK WEEKLY - COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

WEEK OF May 26, 2019 

CALENDAR: (details on School Loop and/or Naviance)

  • June 5 - Last day to process work permit requests at SRVHS.  Beginning June 6, please take your completed/signed work permit request to the district office (699 Old Orchard Drive, Danville).  Details on the district website

  • July 29 - Colleges That Change Lives (college fair) @ 7 pm at Doubletree by Hilton, San Jose.  Click here for details.

  • July 30 - Colleges That Change Lives (college fair) @ 7 pm at the Marin Center Exhibition Hall, San Rafael.  

  • Aug. 1 - Common Application and UC application open up (submit UC application Nov. 1-30).

  • Aug. 3 - US Air Force Academy Day at Travis AFB.  Details below.

  • Sept. 4 - Art School Information Night, 6:30 p.m. in the Commons

  • Sept. 17 - Financial Aid Information Night for Seniors and their Parents, 6:30 p.m. in the Commons.  

  • Sept. 24 - College Information Night for Parents of Seniors (tentative)

  • Oct. 1 - California State University Application opens.  Submit by Nov. 30, 2019.

  • Oct. 23 - SRVUSD College Fair @ SRVHS.  6:30 pm 

We will continue to post information on SCHOOL LOOP as we book college visits and events over summer.  Check back periodically for updates!

U.S. Air Force Academy and the application process overview on Saturday, August 3rd at Travis Air Force Base. Known as "NorCal Academy Day", this one day event will be filled with important information, briefings and mentorship to include: Briefings from USAFA Admissions Staff and Counselors; Mock Candidate Fitness Assessment (CFA) Evaluations; Air Force Officer Career Briefings / Q&A; Briefings and Q&A for Parents; One on one Student resume reviews and assessment with Active ALO's; Static aircraft tour (pending availability). To register...please send an email to:   NorCalAcademyDay@gmail.com. Registration will be required in order to gain gate access at Travis Air Force Base. 

 

SENIORS 

  • KEEP UP YOUR GRADES.... Senior year grades DO matter to colleges!  Stop by the C & CC to pick up a Dorm packing list and to see our Pennant Map to learn where your fellow classmates will be heading in the fall!  There is also a list in your yearbook (last few pages!)

  • Please remember to complete your Senior Graduation Survey in your Naviance portal.   Be sure to indicate (in this survey)that you would like to have your final transcript sent to the college where you plan to attend in fall.  To get to the survey, log into your Naviance account, click on "about me" then "my surveys", then "surveys not started".    

  • Community College?  Stop by the College & Career Center to pick up a registration packet for DVC or Las Positas.  Or go directly to any other community college's website to learn their application/registration procedures. You can apply to any CA community college NOW and want to do it SOON, so you can register for fall classes! 

JUNIORS

  • SAT and ACT Testing:

  • See the testing organization's website for upcoming test dates.  Students must sign up directly on their websites. Stop by the C&CC to borrow test prep books.  

  • SAT - sign up through College Board 

  • ACT - sign up at act.org

    • SAT and ACT TEST PREP OPPORTUNITIES

    • (Sponsored and coordinated by SRVHS Academic Boosters).  These opportunities are complete for this year.  The 2019-20 test prep calendar will be posted soon.  Watch the website for updates. 

ALL STUDENTS

  • Calling All Actors and Playwriters-Eugene O'Neill Summer Workshop-Apply by June 1!!  The Eugene O'Neill Foundation is offering a FREE summer Studio Retreat for high school theater students from June 12 - 23.  You must apply online by June 1st.   The 10 day retreat/workshop will be at the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site at Tao House in Danville, and brunch/lunch is included.  Danville Park & Ride will be the drop off and pick up point for transportation to the Site.    For more info go to:  http://www.eugeneoneill.org. 

  • CourAGE Youth Health Coalition Accepting Applications for 2019-2020.  9th, 10th & 11th gr. students interested in public health, education, policy and/or substance abuse prevention....this is a great opportunity for students who are interested in public health, education, policy, and/or substance use prevention to learn more while having an immediate, positive impact in their community.  Members meet monthly, from September to June, and receive $250 each year, based on completion of membership responsibilities. Applications due Friday, May 31.  More information on School Loop.

JOB/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Our job/volunteer board is full!  We have sports camp leader positions, grocery store clerks, local restaurant and retail positions, and more!  Stop by and check it out (near Attendance)!   

  • We will be able to process WORK PERMIT requests until June 5.  After that date, students will need to take their completed work permit application to the school district office to have it processed.  Click Here to visit the SRVUSD work permit site and download a work permit request form.  Remember, all high school students MUST have a valid work permit!  Pick up a work permit worksheet (application) in the College & Career Center or download it from the district website at the link above.  

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

Plan to do something interesting/fun/meaningful this summer.  Learn something new! Get a Job! Continue to build your resume in all ways to round out "who you are" in your high school years, and to prepare for who you will become "post high school".  

  • GenHERation Discovery Days 2019 - GenHERation, is a community where young women and companies can connect through their digital platform.  This summer they are hosting immersive day trips that provide high school and college women with the opportunity to visit the nation's most innovative companies, network with female professionals, participate in skill-building simulations, and earn scholarships and job/internship offers. Discovery Days San Francisco will be in San Francisco July 15-16 to visit Zynga, IBM, Twitter, Pixar, Signature Bank, Salesforce, Facebook, Lucasfilm, and EY!  See their website, GenHERation  for details. 

SPEAKER SERIES FOR STUDENTS

  • Parents!  We continue to build our resource list for different careers and hope to coordinate a "brown bag" speaker series in the 2019-20 school year. Also, many students have come to us to ask for contacts in different industries to speak with about their career and their education and professional paths to get there.  If you would be interested to participate, please sign up here. https://forms.gle/nsW2fV1xFsfZr7SL8

NAVIANCE

  • Parents/Students:  Need help logging into Naviance?  Please contact one of us or your student's counselor for assistance. We are happy to help you each get access to this valuable college/career search and college application support program.  

COMMUNICATIONS

  • WEBSITE: Our SRVHS College & Career Center website is packed with important information for students and parents. Please visit our website frequently for updates: https://srvhs.schoolloop.com/ccc
  • SCHOOLLOOP: Be sure to view the Schoolloop portal for more details on these announcements and more. We post to the Schoolloop portal daily and update timely information as we receive it.

C&CC Advisors: 

 

The SRVHS College and Career Center is generously funded by your donations to Academic Boosters and we appreciate your support!