Counseling Scoop February 10, 2021

Virtual Learning Edition

Course Selection for Next School Year

Counselors are visiting your English classes Tri 2 and 3 to meet with you individually. Here are important resources for the process:

Current Student Course Selection info absolutely everything you need in one place!

You can print your CRW to be ready for your meeting with your counselor:

10th Grade CRW for current 9th graders
11th Grade CRW for current 10th graders
12th Grade CRW for current 11th graders

8th grade Family Night is March 2

IDT (Inter/Intra District Transfer) requests open until 3/31.

Are You Thinking of Challenging Yourself With an AP Class?

CURIOUS? Want to find out what they're really like? Attend an AP Info Session. Meet the teacher. Hear about the content. Get the real scoop on how much work is involved. See if it would be a rewarding challenge for you.

Click HERE to see the full schedule and SIGN-UP for sessions.

Ethnic Studies and Ethnic Literature - New Courses for next year!

Mt. Carmel is proud to offer two new courses available to Juniors and Seniors.

ETHNIC STUDIES is a two trimester elective that meets the UC A-G "G" elective. Watch video about the course here.

ETHNIC LITERATURE - focuses on the foundational disciplines of ethnic studies: African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Chicano Latino Studies, and Native American and Indigenous Studies. Students will engage in discussions, conduct research, synthesize different mediums from poetry to film, and craft analytical essays to understand the social and political systems that have shaped different marginalized groups in America. Students will deepen their understanding of self and others through exploring their own implicit biases. Ethnic Literature is a two trimester English course that fulfills the UC A-G "B" English requirement.

Sundevil check-in

We want to know how you're doing and how we can help!

Check in with us here.

Check out Mt Carmel's CTE Pathways!

Black College Expo - click the picture for more info

SDSU Women in Engineering present STEM Talks, click on image for details

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San Diego Miramar College Upcoming Events

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Understanding Your Financial Aid Award

Financial Aid Award letters can be confusing and it's crucial you understand exactly what is being offered in order to make the most informed decision. This video from University of Arizona has good information, although it is talking about one university, the information presented is applicable to all situations.

Scholarship Season Has Arrived!

What is the best way to start your search?

We recommend that a student looks at their personal resources first, as connections often lead to scholarships. Are there scholarships offered at:

  • Parents place of employment

  • Students place of employment

  • A place student has volunteered

  • A church/organization/club you attend and/or are a member

  • Parents/Students Bank or Financial Institution

  • Mt. Carmel’s Monthly Scholarship Log

Tip: Apply local because the applicant pool is smaller

Featured Scholarship: California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship, North County. Deadline: March 8, 2021. Award: $1,000-$1,500. Eligibility Requirements: High school senior, planning to attend a California public community college, or state university (CSU or UC), planning to pursue a career in education. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, scholastic record, extra-curricular activities, community service, work experience, and letters of recommendation.

Current Scholarships Link

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Students Last Name:

A-F Counselor - Mrs. Kim Bronson

G-M Counselor - Mr. Husani Whitlock

N-T Counselor - Mrs. Charmaine Ferrer

U-Z, AVID & ELL Counselor - Mr. Victor Baez

Counselor - Ms. Kim Tran

Parents if you need to see your student's counselor, please make an appointment directly with the counselor via email.

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