FALL GUNN COUNSELING NEWSLETTER
Congratulations on making it to senior year! The counseling department is committed to helping make this year be as memorable and enjoyable as possible.
The last 6+ months have required you to persevere, get creative, and think in entirely new ways. We recognize the hard work you continue to do and applaud you!
We are here to collaborate with you in planning for the future. We have a variety of resources and supports in place to help you navigate the year successfully and be well prepared for whatever awaits you after graduation.
REACHING YOUR COUNSELOR
Counselor assignments can be found in Infinite Campus:
Andrea Bueno: 650-354-826, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jorge Chavez: 650-354-822, email@example.com
Myesha Dickson: 650-354-8207 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jonathan Fidani: 650-354-8220 email@example.com
Derek Johanson: 650-849-7935 firstname.lastname@example.org
David Leftwich: 650-354-8225 email@example.com
Erin Reyes: 650-354-8242 firstname.lastname@example.orgCora Ross: 650-354-8290 email@example.com
SENIOR PARENT NIGHT
Wednesday, Sep. 30th 2020 at 7:30pm
This is an online event.
You can access the Senior Parent Night Presentation here:
Please use the form below to share any topics of interest or questions you would like discussed at the event.
SENIOR ASSEMBLY VIDEO
There's a lot to manage in Senior Year. In the midst of it all, make sure academics remain a priority. Should you need support, consider the following options:
Attend teacher's office hours with intentionality and purpose: Tues-Thurs, 3:10-3:40PM.
Communicate regularly with your teachers
Plan ahead and get organized - there's a lot to do
Maintain a balanced and realistic academic load
- Peer Tutoring services are available by clicking HERE
See your counselor if you are struggling or feel overwhelmed
Please note: the last day to drop a class without a grade being reflected on your transcript is Nov. 6th.
The minimum grade for graduation credit is D-
The minimum grade for UC/CSU eligibility is C-
SENIOR APPLICATION WORKSHOPS
October 8th at 11:40 am*
Student will register for this event on Naviance and will be sent the Zoom details once confirmed
Counselors will lead the following workshops through Zoom during both Office Hours and Gunn Together times*
*Zoom link and dates to follow, closer to date (on Naviance Student, Titan Talks, etc.)
CollegeWise has provided PAUSD with free access to courses and tools for both educators and students. Please feel free to access these resources at your convenience.
Students can sign up for these courses through this link.
Counselors make themselves available to each senior for a one-on-one Senior Conference. During this time, we review your transcript/grad requirements, explore campus supports and resources, and create a personalized action plan for senior year and beyond! Conferences are running from September 1st until November 20th.
All students should have completed their Senior Checklist and Senior Brag Sheet (both found on Naviance Student) in order to schedule a conference with their counselor. Once those two steps have been completed, an email will be sent out by your student's counselor with instructions on how to schedule a conference.
COLLEGE REP VISITS
As of September 14th, some outdoor campus athletic facilities have been reopened for off season workouts and practice.
Continue to monitor the Gunn Athletics website for important information and updates as it pertains to upcoming athletic seasons.
- Visit The Virtual Wellness Center.
- Consider therapeutic supports on campus (referred through your counselor).
- Reach out to your counselor by email and set up an appointment to talk.
- Additional resources for Wellness can be found here.
Don't underestimate the power of these programs to support you through your final year:
- Yoga with Diane Ichikawa, Tuesdays from 4-5P.
- ROCK Club (student led club)
- Sources of Strength Club (student led club)