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WOLF PACK WEEKLY - COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

February 16, 2020

This week's hours: M, T (Closed); W-F (8:30-3:30)

UPCOMING EVENTS @ SRVHS:

  • Feb. 21, U of Arizona - SALT (Strategic Alternative Learning Technologies) program informational presentations.  For STUDENTS: @ LUNCH; For PARENTS: @ 11:30 a.m.  Parents please pre-register via this link (see more info on School Loop).  
  • Mar. 11, Azusa Pacific U, visit during Access.  Sign up on Naviance.
  • Mar. 12, 6:30 @ SRVHS in the Commons.  Out of State Event and Fair.  Details below and on School loop.
  • Mar. 16, U.S. Army Rep in the CCC during lunch. (12:45-1:20pm). Learn about enlistment and ROTC programs.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE AREA

  • Feb 19, Best in the West College Fair, 6:30-8:30pm, Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon.  (Includes: UW, Wash State, U of AZ, ASU, U of O, Oregon State, U of Utah and CU Boulder). 
  • Feb. 22, SRV Council of PTA Presentation - 2/22/20 - A Well-Balanced Perspective on College Fit!  Participants at this session will learn practical strategies to help reduce the unnecessary pressure around the college admissions process and ways to support their student(s) overall well-being and readiness for college and beyond. Location:  California High School. Time:  8:30 a.m. (breakfast); presentation 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Presented by Challenge Success.  Go to Srvcouncilpta to pre-register.
  • Feb. 23, Gap Year Fair @ Athenian School in Danville.  1-4 p.m. This Gap-year event is also a good resource for summer programs!  
  • Mar. 21, ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) test will be given at Cal High. See school loop for details and to register.  This career assessment is FREE and results will NOT be reported to the military.

 

SENIORS: IMPORTANT INFORMATION  

  • If you are interested in receiving potential need based financial aid for 4 year CA colleges (ie UC or CSU or many privates), be sure to complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by March 2, 2020 for fall 2020 enrollment.  Other schools may have different deadlines so be sure to check the financial aid pages for each campus. 
  • A rep from DVC visited SRVHS on Feb 13 during lunch.  If you missed the meeting and plan to apply to DVC, stop by the College & Career Center to pick up a registration packet.  
  • Scholarships! Check out the new scholarships posted on Naviance---we add new scholarships daily!   Also, be sure to check financial aid pages of the colleges where you have applied. Quite often they provide links to scholarships! 
  • Check your applicant portal for ALL schools you applied to at least once per week.This is how colleges communicate important dates, missing information, transcripts needed, financial aid info.  and next steps. 
  • Be sure to send transcripts to schools who request them.  See your application portal/account for each school to verify or reach out to their admissions departments.
  • Remember to update Naviance with admissions decisions on your "Colleges I Am Applying To" page. 

 

ALL STUDENTS:

 

See School Loop and our job/volunteer board for some interesting spring and summer opportunities!  Attend a pre-law workshop, intern at a legislative office or a business office, volunteer at a science museum, hackathons and much more!  

PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAMS on College Campuses!  To view the growing collection of information, stop by the College & Career Center and peruse the Summer Programs basket.  

JOB BOARD:  Our job board is growing. We have postings for office workers, internships, garden nursery workers, lifeguards, and more.  Come check it out!  

COMMUNICATIONS. We utilize this Wolf Pack Weekly newsletter and our C&CC web pages to keep parents informed of College and Career Center activities, and Naviance and School Loop to inform students.  Please stay "in the know" by checking our postings.  

Need other help?  

Send an email to Mrs. Schratz at jschratz@srvusd.net or Mrs. Woerner at swoerner@srvusd.net or via School Loop Mail with your name (student) and your concern.  We will assist you.  

 

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