Counseling Scoop

February 26, 2020

Course Selection for Next School Year has begun!

Counselors have met individually with 455 students so far and will continue to meet individually with students during their HS English 2, 4, Hon HS English 2, Hon. Humanities 2, Am Lit 2 and through March 26! Students should talk to current teachers for recommendations of their next class. Check out the course selection resources here. Course Selection Deadline is March 31.

Note: Parents, we have a walk-in Q&A with Counselors on March 24, if your questions haven't been answered by then.

Attend AP Info Session at Lunch to get the details on the Class

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AP Exam Late Registration

If you missed the chance to sign up for AP Exams you can still sign up in Late Registration. The cost of each exam is $140 (includes late fee). Click here to order your exam.

Free SAT Practice

Did you take the PSAT? Are you taking the SAT?

FREE SAT Practice on Khan Academy is tailored for you, focusing on exactly what you need to practice most. Sign in here.

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Grossmont College Public Safety and Service Programs

Día De Familia

We would like to invite you to a community event “Dia de Familia” on Thursday March 5th from 4-8pm showcasing the programs we offer in Public Safety and Service. This is focused on the Latinx population but the entire community is invited and encouraged to attend. For a schedule of events please click here

State Seal of Biliteracy Testing Sign-Up

The California State Seal of Biliteracy highlights individuals with multilingual and multicultural competence to potential employers, and provides universities with a method of identifying and awarding credit to applicants with high levels of proficiency in a second language. Click here For more information. To sign-up for a test time see Ms. Tomicich in the Sun Center.

Out-of-State College Showcase and Fair

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 6 - 8 PM at Scripps Ranch High School in the Gym

Discover schools that welcome a wide range of GPAs, have incredible scholarships, beautiful campuses, and an amazing variety of majors. Over 65 different colleges and universities from all over the country will be attending. Some of the familiar names will be present along with many hidden gems.

Presented by RACC and Explore Solutions More info here.

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Gayle Kennedy Memorial Scholarship awarded by National Charity League, INC. Poway

Eligibility: High School Senior Female, Planning to pursue a degree in education, GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrate an interest in community service, need of financial assistance, exhibit strong moral character, plan to attend a college in the United States.

Deadline: March 15, 2020

Featured Scholarship Log for February 26, 2020

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Students Last Name:

A-F Counselor - Mrs. Kim Bronson

G-M Counselor - Mrs. Dena Tracanna

N-T Counselor - Mrs. Charmaine Ferrer

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

Counselor - Mr. Husani Whitlock

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