Weekly Newsletter 09-13-2021
A Message from Mrs. Knight
Student Appointment Link: bit.ly/knightofficehours
Visit our school webpage for additional resources to guide you with college and career decisions.
Read All About!
- Cash4College Financial Aid (12th grade registration)
- College Rep Visits (9th-12th can register and attend)
- Virtual CUHSD District-Wide College Fair (registration link)
- UC, CSU, and Common App Application Help!
- FREE College Essay Help
- San Jose City College 100th Celebration
- Revolution Test Prep PSAT/NMSQT SAT/ACT Services FREE virtual classes
- Bay Area Manufacturing Job Fair
- Volunteer Crowd
~College Rep Visits 2020-2021 DMHS Campus~
Log into your Naviance Student Account student.naviance.com/delmar to register details listed below.
College visits are scheduled during lunch time! Students may bring lunch to room 4!
Upcoming visits: Click on the photo below to learn more about these schools!
~UC, CSU, and Common App Application Help!~
~Virtual CUHSD District-Wide College Fair ~
~Cash for College~
Financial Aid Support for Seniors ONLY!
Cash4College is an event sponsored by CSAC California Student Aid Commission to support the families of 12th grade students with completing the FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid or CADAA California Dream Act Application. October 1, 2021 is the open date for financial aid applications to be completed for the fall 2022 school year.
CSAC is offering multiple dates and virtual meeting locations to accommodate parent schedules. You DO NOT have to wait for the Del Mar High School date on November 16, 2021 if there is a conflict with your work schedule. Feel free to choose any date or virtual location that you are able to attend!
Each family will have a one on one in a breakout room on ZOOM with a financial aid representative. Students need to complete their financial aid application by March 2nd to be eligible for the CAL-Grant.
Please click on the photos below and read the steps to CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT TWO WEEKS before your meeting begins. THE REGISTRATION BUTTON IS BELOW.
~FREE ESSAY HELP FROM RETIRED EDUCATORS~
Revolution Test Prep PSAT/NMSQT SAT/ACT Services
Del Mar High School is partnering with our friends at Revolution Prep to provide our students with a FREE opportunity to practice taking college admissions exams while remaining safely at home. A proctored practice exam is the best way to get a real-time snapshot of testing performance in order to create a testing plan. Families click on the links below to access the letter and registration link.
PSAT practice test: Saturday, September 11, 2021
SAT practice test: Saturday, September 18, 2021
ACT practice test: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm PST
Where: Live online
- ACT & SAT 101 Workshop: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am PST
Where: Live online
COME BY ROOM 4 FOR FREE PRACTICE TEST BOOKLETS!!!
~Volunteering & Mentoring~
Giving Back Matters!
Virtual opportunities are available for all current9th-12th grade students.This experience will help with job resumes, scholarships and college applications. A log is available on this page to track your time making a difference.
Additional Volunteer/Summer Internships options besides tutoring students.
Questions to Ask Your School Counselor
- What courses do I need to take to be ready for college?
- How should I plan my schedule so I'll complete them?
- Which elective courses do you recommend?
- Which AP courses should I consider taking?
- When can I take the PSAT/NMSQT?
- How do I get help with tutoring?
- I am feeling a lot of stress and anxiety, can you help me?
*Example of questions to ask a counselor
Counselor (Surnames A-Gi)
Counselor (Surnames Go-O)
Counselor (Surnames P-Z)
~Homework Help Opportunity for Students~
Explore and Engage
College and Career Library
You will find a number of great books that offer helpful information on College and Career Planning on this page. Click on a book's title in blue font to learn more.
(all books are available on amazon.com).
Newsletters from the beginning of the school year are on the College and Career Webpage.