Contact Your Counselors
Currently, we are not able to hold in person meetings with parents and students due to the inability to social distance safely in our offices. Please reach out to us using any of the methods below. We are available to assist you and your students.
Mark Kammerlohr (A- De) email@example.com 714-628-4495
Jeremy Bulrice (Df- Ja) firstname.lastname@example.org 714-628-5484
Jason Pham (Je- Ne) email@example.com 714-628-5486
Shasta Campbell (Ng- Sam) firstname.lastname@example.org 714-628-5487
Doreen Valentin (San- Z) email@example.com 714-628-5488
Use our new Appointment Request System for scheduling a virtual or phone meeting with your counselor.
Congratulations to Mr. Kammerlohr: EDGE Challenge Coin Recipient!
Grade Reporting Update
* SENIORS who failed a class required for graduation in 1st quarter will be signed up for Credit Recovery by their counselor. Students will be notified to start via OUSD Gmail accounts.
Contact Your Teachers
Counseling Office Important Dates
Virtual College Visits
Nov. 2 @ 2pm- University of San Diego
Nov. 4 @ 2pm- Northern Arizona University
Nov. 5 @ 2pm- UC Santa Barbara
Nov. 6 @ 2pm- Cal Poly Pomona
Nov. 10 @ 2pm- Concordia University
Nov. 11 @ 2pm- Azusa Pacific University
Nov. 12 @ 2pm- University of Alaska, Anchorage
Nov. 13 @ 2pm- Baylor University
Nov. 17 @ 2pm- Vanguard University
Nov. 18 @ 2pm- Hawai'i Pacific University
Nov. 19 @ 2pm- University Colorado Boulder
Nov. 20 @ 2pm- F.I.D.M. Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Meet Your SCC Rep Erica
Virtual meetings available Thursdays from 1:30 to 2:30 during VPHS office hours in Zoom:
Get answers about SCC programs, financial aid and college in general.
Financial Aid Assistance
There will be another opportunity to attend a Cash for College Workshop on November 5th from 4-6pm. Register to attend. All students welcome, regardless of where you will attend in Fall of 2021.
Check out the videos below on completing your FAFSA/Dream Act. If you would like one on one assistance with completing your financial aid application, reach out to Erica Lehman to schedule an appointment.
Remember, tuition is FREE to all community colleges, but ONLY if you fill out a financial aid application. To qualify for a Cal Grant, you must also complete an application. GPA's have already been submitted by VPHS on your behalf for the Cal Grant GPA.
Counseling Office Tip of the Month
AP Testing Info
Action For Happiness- New Ways November 2020
Check out the Action for Happiness App. The app is like having a little personal action coach in your pocket who:
- Gives you friendly 'nudges' with an action idea each day
- Sends you inspiring messages to give you a boost
- Helps you connect & share ideas with like-minded people
OUSD Tech Support
Community Tech Support can be reached at 714-628-5372 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the community tech support line remains open for all OUSD students and parents from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Need a Device and/or Hot Spot
Relief for Those Impacted by COVID
- Call 2-1-1 or visit https://www.211ca.org/ Immediate assistance with food, shelter, health care, etc. 2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across
North America find the local resources they need. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Application for shelter assistance
CA Healthy Meals App- find meals in your area
College Application Resources
View the narrated presentation on You Tube: https://youtu.be/Ps03hAjUcJQ
View the narrated presentation on You Tube: https://youtu.be/eQmjL4GtWmM
Check out this presentation from the Counseling Department on how you can be a more successful student with these study tips and smart homework habits.