April Update

In This Issue....

  • Summer School Enrollment: EXTENDED
  • Saturday Success Academy
  • After School Tutoring
  • May The Future Be With You: College and Career Exploration Day
  • Office Hours: College Applications
  • College & Career Spotlight
  • Scholarship Information
  • Mental Wellness Resources

Summer School Acceptance Has Been Extended

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Parents, if your student has been enrolled in Summer School by their school counselor, be sure to save your student's seat! In order to save your child's seat in Summer School and complete their enrollment, parents are required to confirm and approve their Summer School enrollment within Q Parent Connect.

How To Accept Enrollment

1. Go https://parentconnect.cnusd.k12.ca.us/

2. Login with your PIN & Password

  • If you do not know your Parent Connect login information, contact our site for assistance.

3. Select the (Online Registration) button (upper right-hand corner)

4. Select (Edit) next to your student's name.

5. Go to the (Summer School-Registration) section

6. Review the guidelines then sign & date the section, then (Submit)

7. A confirmation email will be sent to your email on file at the end of the day upon completion.

Saturday Success Academy

The return of Saturday Success Academy (SSA) is here! Please join your school counselors on April 9th, 23rd, and 30th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for academic support. Centennial's esteemed International Baccalaureate and Middle Years Program students will be in attendance providing peer support for all students. If your student(s) plan to attend, please be aware that they are committing themselves to stay for all four hours of SSA. We look forward to seeing you there!

After School Tutoring

Have a problem? We're here to help you solve it! Please be sure to join us in the Media Center after school on Mondays and Wednesdays for after-school tutoring with the support of our exceptional Math and Science teachers.

Subjects of support:

  • Integrated Math 1-3
  • AP Biology / Biology
  • Chemistry
  • AP Physics / Physics

May The Future Be With You

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April Office Hours

Every Tuesday and Thursday during office hours, join Ms. Villalobos and your school counseling team to complete your college applications, sign-up for Fall Dual Enrollment courses, and take part in small groups.

College and Career Spotlight

Every month, your school counselors will highlight a college and/or career. If you would like more information regarding the month's "spotlight", make sure to reach out to your counselor or Ms. Villalobos, our College and Career Specialist. For more information, click on the picture to access the College & Career Center Smore.
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Riverside City College Promise Program

The RCC Promise program helps recent high school graduates remove a barrier to pursuing higher education — by making it affordable. Full-time students who hold to their “promise” receive free tuition (even if they’re not eligible for financial aid), receive support for textbooks, and a dedicated community.

Announcing Big Future Scholarships for the Class of 2023

Beginning December 6, 2021, all juniors in the U.S. and U.S. territories in the Class of 2023 can earn chances at $500 and $40,000 scholarships by taking steps on BigFuture to plan and pay for college. BigFuture Scholarships will award more than $3 million to more than 4,000 students in the Class of 2023. At least half of the scholarships – more than $1.5 million – will be awarded to students whose families earn less than $60,000 per year. Start planning for your future today!

For student mental health resources, click on the picture:

Your school counselors value being part of the school based mental health professionals team, which encompasses your school counselors, school psychologist, and school nurse. We honor the trust that you place within us to ensure that our students remain happy, safe, and healthy. School counselors are often the first line of defense when it comes to student mental health and if there is ever any concern, then we encourage our parents, families, teachers, and staff to reach out to the appropriate school counselor for support.

To visit our CNUSD Virtual Calming Room, please click on the picture:

This has a wealth of resources for students, parents, and families alike!

Centennial School Counseling Department Vision Statement

Centennial High School graduates are assertive, global citizens who accept challenges, embrace diversity, overcome obstacles, and work toward leaving a lasting legacy for the next generation. They reach their full potential in their communities as life-long learners who eagerly pursue knowledge and continually develop their skills. Our students meet the demands of the 21st-century workforce through problem-solving, collaboration, and effective communication.

Centennial School Counseling Mission Statement

As Centennial High School Counselors, our students are the highest priority. Our team is dedicated to providing a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program that meets the academic, social-emotional, and post-secondary needs of all students. While working with stakeholders, we continually improve our direct and indirect services to ensure they are responsive to student needs, encourage academic success, and support the personal growth and well-being of all students. It is our duty to treat every student equitably with respect and dignity, regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, or educational needs. We advocate for student access to promote success for all students. We guide our students to develop the skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century while empowering them to pursue their college and career aspirations.

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