COLUMBIA RIVER WEEKLY NEWS
May 28th, 2021
Columbia River High School
800 NW 99th ST.
Vancouver WA 98665
Principal/ Head of School - Alex Otoupal
Associate Principal/Curriculum - Rob Duncan
Associate Principal/Activities - Ken Roberts
Associate Principal/Athletic Director - Nick Davies
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Freshman Welcome Night
There will be a virtual Welcome Night for incoming Freshmen on Wednesday June 2nd. We will have a live Q & A with the Principal, Freshman Administrator, and Freshman Counselor from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM on June 2nd. The zoom information is below. You can also find out more information about our International Baccalaureate program by watching these IB Welcome Videos. You can learn more about our athletic programs by watching these Sports Welcome Videos. We look forward to meeting everyone in the fall!
Meeting ID: 827 6567 6611
We offer summer school for credit recovery at no cost, and registration is officially open. Summer school is a great way to make up one or two failed classes. Our Summer School Website has a lot of detailed information to answer many of your questions.
This year we will have two sessions of in-person classes:
Session 1 - June 18 to June 30 from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 2 - August 9 - August 20 from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
You can register now through our short Summer Scholars Registration Form.
Please reach out to your grade level counselor if you have questions.
Ashley Thurber (9th grade) firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachael Howington (10th grade) email@example.com
Jennifer Waller (11th grade) firstname.lastname@example.org
Alexis Bruce (12th grade) email@example.com
SENIOR TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS
Coffee With Counselors
Parents, come join the counselors from 7:30-8:30am on Wednesday, June 2nd, to ask us questions. This is a casual event in which we can share updates on what will be happening in the Summer and Fall, and to answer any questions that you may have. Agenda/topic items will be chosen by you. Whatever you ask, we will attempt to answer or find out answers for you!
Bring your coffee and zoom with all of us, Alexis Bruce, Jennifer Waller, Rachael Howington, & Ashley Thurber. We look forward to seeing you!
Join Zoom Meeting https://vansd.zoom.us/j/87983386102?pwd=WjBuWVcrZWJBZUtIcGNCQ25uam9NUT09
Meeting ID: 879 8338 6102 Passcode: 881407
(if you need an interpreter, please let us know several days in advance so we can make arrangements, Si necesita un intérprete, avísenos con varios días de anticipación para que podamos hacer los arreglos necesarios, если вам нужен переводчик, сообщите нам об этом за несколько дней, чтобы мы могли договориться, yesli vam nuzhen perevodchik,
soobshchite nam ob etom za neskol'ko dney, chtoby my mogli dogovorit'sya)
Café con consejeras
Hay una junta para hacernos preguntas a las consejeras de 7: 30-8: 30 am el miércoles 2 de junio. Este es un evento informal en el que podemos compartir actualizaciones sobre lo que va a suceder en el verano y el otoño, y para responder cualquier pregunta que puedan tener. La agenda / temas serán elegidos por ustedes. ¡Independientemente de lo que pregunten, intentaremos responder o encontrar las respuestas por ustedes!
Traigan café y hagan zoom con todos nosotros, Alexis Bruce, Jennifer Waller, Rachael Howington y Ashley Thurber. ¡Esperamos verlos!
Unirse a la reunión de Zoom:
ID de reunión: 879 8338 6102
Código de acceso: 881407
(si necesita un intérprete, avísenos con varios días de anticipación para que podamos hacer los arreglos)
Родители, приходите к консультантам в среду, 2 июня, с 7:30 до 8:30, чтобы задать нам вопросы. Это случайное мероприятие, на котором мы можем поделиться обновлениями о том, что будет происходить летом и осенью, и ответить на любые ваши вопросы. Повестка дня / темы будут выбраны вами. Что бы вы ни спросили, мы постараемся ответить или найти ответы для вас!
Принесите свой кофе и увеличивайте масштаб вместе со всеми нами, Алексис Брюс, Дженнифер Уоллер, Рэйчел Ховингтон и Эшли Тербер. Мы с нетерпением ждем встречи с вами!
Присоединяйтесь к Zoom Meeting https://vansd.zoom.us/j/87983386102?pwd=WjBuWVcrZWJBZUtIcGNCQ25uam9NUT09
Meeting ID: 879 8338 6102 Passcode: 881407
если вам нужен переводчик, сообщите нам об этом за несколько дней, чтобы мы могли договориться
Seniors! You can still apply to WSUV and Clark College
If you're interested in applying for Clark College, join our virtual workshop on Wednesday, June 2nd at 1:30p.m. to start work on your application! Register here. BONUS: Clark College waived their application fee, so it's FREE to apply!
If you're interested in applying for Washington State University Vancouver and have a 3.0 GPA or higher, check out their Cougar Quickstart session every Wednesday from 1-3p.m. Register here. where you can get admitted on the spot! If you don't have a 3.0, no worries -- just reach out to Morgan Parker in the Student Pathways Center and we will help you get started on your application.
Senior Exit Survey
Senior Awards: June 4th
Any information not submitted by end of day today, May 21st, may not make it into the final program.
Please Complete the Technology Survey
Thank you to all 283 students who completed the survey yesterday. You do not need to do it again and we will be reaching out ASAP for any of you who have repair issues.
We do need to get info from EVERY student who has a school device to help us plan end of year check in, renewal and repair. If you missed it yesterday, please complete it today before the weekend! Have a great Friday and feel free to reach out to us if you need anything else or if you have questions.
Launch Pad to College for High School Seniors
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the college enrollment process? Clark College can help! Get college enrollment help and start exploring your future campus at Launch Pad to College!
High school seniors can join Clark College staff for the Launch Pad to College event designed to guide them through the Summer and/or Fall 2021 enrollment process from start to finish. By the end of the event, students will have everything they need to register for first-term classes, understand the financial aid process, and prepare for their first term at Clark College.
All students in attendance will have the opportunity to schedule a campus tour the Saturday after each session date. Tour registration will be sent to students after attending their registered Launch Pad date. Choose from 5/20, 6/13 or 6/24.
We highly encourage students to apply to Clark College prior to their registered Launch Pad event date. The application is free and takes about 10-15 minutes to complete. Apply at www.clark.edu/getstarted. If you need help with the application, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for a Summer Job?
Get a Construction Job this Summer!
1. Watch videos (before 5/13 panel)
2. Have students fill out the form
3. Register and Attend Zoom, Thursday, 5/13/21 from 9-11 (or at least from 9-10)
Check out this document for more details.
Paid Summer Internships Available!
Space is limited, so apply early!
Job Readiness Bootcamp
May 13th @ 3p.m. - Resumes
May 20th @ 3p.m. - Finding a Job
May 27th @ 3p.m. - Interviewing
June 3rd @ 3p.m. - Mock Interviews
Considering an apprenticeship?
Apprenticeship is a great way to get the advanced training you need after high school. While you can’t apply to PNCI until you are 18, now is the perfect time to research your options. Explore all of the tabs on this page, including the HS Connections section, as you develop your post-secondary plan.
Looking for Scholarships?
Check out this awesome webinar by Scholarship Junkie on tips and tricks when searching for and applying for scholarships.
If you want to talk individually about your plans for after high school or need support with any planning, please schedule an appointment! We're here to help.
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION
Vancouver Public Schools is an equal opportunity district in education programs, activities, services, and employment. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, age, families with children, honorably discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal. The district provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. The district complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Older Worker Protection Act, and all other state, federal, and local equal opportunity laws. You may contact any of the following people at 2901 Falk Rd., Vancouver, WA, 98661, or by writing to them at VPS, PO Box 8937, Vancouver, WA 98668-8937 or by calling 360-313-1000: ADA & Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator––email@example.com; Title VII, 504–firstname.lastname@example.org; IDEA–email@example.com; Title IX Elementary–firstname.lastname@example.org; Athletic Equity & Title IX Secondary–email@example.com. This notification can be provided in the appropriate language for communities of national origin and minority persons with limited English language skills by contacting 360-313-1250.