Counseling Scoop

October 24, 2018

Deadline to Request Schedule Changes for Tri. 2&3 is Tomorrow, 10/25

October 15th -25th

Your student has been able to view their trimester 2 and 3 schedules online. Any errors or corrections may be addressed by filling out a “Schedule Change Request” form available here. All changes require parent signature.

Please note: 10/25 is the student deadline to submit a Schedule Change Request. Counselors will continue to process changes until the start of Tri 2.

Northrop Grumman Internship Program

Information Meeting

Monday, October 29th

12:45pm-1:18pm

Mt. Carmel HS, Library Reference Room


Criteria:

  • High School Senior
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Courses or extra-curricular involvement in one (or more) of the following: CyberPatriot, Robotics Club, Project Lead the Way coursework, Computer Science coursework, AP Math or AP Science Courses

The Program:

  • HIP Program dates 2/2019-5/2019
  • Earn 10 Elective Credits
  • Unpaid internship
  • 17 weeks; ten hours a week (schedule must be the same each week)
  • HIP Hours 1:00-3:30pm
  • Attendance reporting and evaluation will be completed during the program

Carpentry Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Offered at Abraxas High School. If you are interested see your Counselor. More information here.

College Fairs Around Town

FAFSA and Cal Grant

Many colleges have FAFSA priority deadlines. This means that you need to get your FAFSA in by that date to be considered for the most money. SO SUBMIT YOUR FAFSA EARLY!!


A Cal Grant is money for college you don’t have to pay back. To qualify, you must apply for the FAFSA by March 2, 2019 and meet the eligibility and financial requirements as well as any minimum GPA requirements. Cal Grants can be used at any UC and CSU as well as qualifying independent and career colleges or technical schools in California. For more info: CA Student Aid Commission.

MCHS HAS ALREADY SUBMITTED GPA VERIFICATION INFORMATION ON YOUR BEHALF (unless you opted out). SO SUBMIT YOUR FAFSA EARLY!!


LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP LIST!

Tarde de Familia

This year our annual CTE Tarde de Familia will take place on Tuesday, November 13th at Meadowbrook Middle School, from 5:15 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The focus of the night is our CTE Business, Finance, & Marketing Pathway. Flyer in English. Flyer en Espanol