Fall Counseling Updates

Important Dates & Reminders from Counseling

Free College Events

  • A Path to College Workshop Series: Free college events at Sonoma County Libraries, check here for more info. 9/12, 9/16, 9/23, 9/26, 10/7, 10/10, 10/21, 11/7
  • Council of International Schools College and University Fair: French-American Intl School in SF in the Gym, 150 Oak St, SF, CA 94102, 9/20 1pm-3pm

  • San Francisco Performing and Visual Arts Fair: (sponsored by NACAC)
    South SF Conference Center - Grand Ballroom 255 South Airport Blvd, SF, CA 94080, 10/25 1pm-330pm

  • USA GAP Year Fair: Sir Francis Drake HS, 2/25 6pm-9pm

  • National College Fair (NACAC): Cow Palace, SF, 4/30 130pm-430pm

  • NorthBay College Fair (WACAC): Spring 2016, check back for dates

College Events at PHS this year:

  • College Application Night for 12th Grade Students: Wednesday, 10/7 at 630pm, PHS Library, for seniors planning to apply to 4 year colleges
  • NCAA Night: Monday, 10/12 at 7pm, CGHS Multi, for student athletes interested in playing sports in college - all grade levels
  • PSAT: Wednesday, 10/14 (special schedule) - for all 10th grade students and optional for 11th grade students. Juniors can sign up starting 9/14 with Ms. Jacobsen in Finance, $20
  • SRJC Night: Wednesday, 10/21 at 630pm, PHS Library, for seniors interested in attending SRJC after high school

College Visits in College & Career Center!

Ms. Stoll is currently scheduling visits for college representatives to come and give presentations. Please listen to the daily bulletins for dates and times. Here is a list of schools scheduled so far:

  • September 9th: 12:00 p.m: Portland State
  • September 10th:
  • 10:10 a.m: Pitzer College
  • 12:25 p.m.: St. Mary's and Colorado Mesa University
  • 2:00 p.m. UC San Diego
  • September 11th: 12:25 p.m.: University of San Diego
  • September 14th: 10:10 a.m.: Western Oregon University
  • September 21st: 12:25: Chapman University
  • September 24th:
  • 10:10 a.m.: Whittier College
  • October 1st: 12:25: NYU
  • October 13th: 12:25 p.m.: University of Oregon
  • October 14th: 12:00 p.m. Lindfield College
  • November 12th: 12:25 p.m.: Seattle University

Scholarship Info:

PEF and PHS Local Scholarships:

The Petaluma Education Foundation and the PHS local scholarship applications will be available beginningDecember 1, 2015. The deadline for PEF scholarships will be February 10, 2016 and the PHS scholarships are due February 17th, 2015.

Petaluma Education Foundation Link:


PHS College and Career Center Link:


National Scholarship Opportunities:

Please check the PHS Career Center scholarship board and the PHS Counseling website weekly for new national and local scholarships.