Westview Counseling Newsletter

October 2017

Resilience- the power or ability to succeed in the face of adversity

Important Dates for SENIORS!

Financial Aid Night

Tuesday, Oct. 3rd, 6pm

9550 Carmel Mountain Road

San Diego, CA

Located in the Performing Arts Center at Mt. Carmel High School click the following link to get more information about FASFA https://www.smore.com/w678x

Senior UC/CSU Workshop

Wednesday, Oct. 4th, 8:30am

13500 Camino Del Sur

San Diego, CA

Located in the Theater

Invitation from Harvard, Princeton, University of Virginia, Wellesley, Yale

Thursday, Oct. 19th, 7pm

840 4th Avenue

Chula Vista, CA

Get more information about these schools and talk one-on-one with admissions officers from these schools to learn more about their institution. Click the following link to register https://apps.admissions.yale.edu/register/HPUWYSD17

Northrup Grumman Internship Informational Meeting

Monday, Oct. 23rd, 11:30am

13500 Camino Del Sur

San Diego, CA

for seniors who are interested in an internship at Northrup Grumman or want to get more information about the program

Community College Night

Tuesday, Feb. 13th 2018 at 9pm

16601 Nighthawk Lane

San Diego, CA

More information to come soon.

College Resources

  • Deciding to major in math, science or engineering? Click https://majorprep.com/ to learn more about these majors!

  • Encouraging SENIORS to apply for the Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship click the following link to apply and learn more! http://wendysheisman.com
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Annual Fall Blitz Open House is an event that serves as an opportunity students interested in any type of business filed to learn about the possibilities in the Hospitality field. Click the following link http://www.uh.edu/RSVP-FallBlitz to register for this event and to learn more about what they offer. Look for more information and details below
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Mark your calendar with the following!

October 1st CSU Application opens

October 1st FASFA Application opens

October 6th- Deadline for Early Application LOR counselor appointments

October 7th- SAT Test

October 9th- LOR counselor appointments for regular decision applications begin (see info below)

October 11th- PSAT

October 25-26th- Quarter 1 Finals

October 27th- Non student day

If your schools need a School Report or Counselor Letter of Rec:

  1. schedule a meeting: log onto MyConnect: WVHS Counseling 2017-18 Course, Select the Seniors Tab, Click on Letter of Recommendation Tab, Click on your counselor's name and choose a time)
  2. complete LOR packet for meeting: DOWNLOAD packet and complete your section and have your parents/guardians complete their sections prior to your scheduled appointment
  3. List all schools on Naviance/Family Connection under "colleges I'm applying to"

*Remember UC's, CSU's, and most other public schools don't require letters of recommendation, but make sure to double check what documents your specific schools need.

Community Education for Westview Families

PUSD Parent Education Course Offerings

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Help support your community for better mental health and substance abuse recovery. Click the following link to register for the Community Alliance for Healthy Minds http://www.cahmsd.org

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Upcoming College Fair Opportunities

  • Oct. 1, University of Southern California Register
  • Oct. 2, Fordham University Register
  • Oct. 3, San Marcos USD College Fair Information
  • Oct. 4, North San Diego Coastal Area College Fair Information
  • Oct. 8, Pepperdine University Information
  • Oct. 10, San Diego Christian College Fair Information
  • Oct. 14, Purdue University Register
  • Oct. 14 Massachusetts Insititute of Technology Information Information
  • Oct. 15, Emory University Register
  • Oct. 15, University of Colorado, Boulder Register
  • Oct. 18th, PUSD College Fair Information
  • Oct. 18, University of Notre Dame Register
  • Oct. 18, Emerson College Register
  • Oct. 18, Tulane University Register
  • Oct. 19, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Wellesley, & University of Virginia Register
  • Oct. 21, New York University Register
  • Oct. 25, Cal SOAP College Fair Information
  • Oct. 28, San Diego Performing & Visual Arts Fair Information
  • Nov. 5, Washington & Lee University Register

Black College Fair

Come out and meet black college recruiters, students, and alumni at the Black College Fair! Everyone is invited.

When: November 11th from 2 PM- 6 PM

Where: Long Beach Convention Center- Seaside Room

Register at: longbeachblackcollegefair17.eventbrite.com

Remember here are some ways to stay connected!


Westview ASB

Westview Athletics


Westview ASB

Westview Athletics

Westview PTSA


Westview ASB

Westview Newscast

Westview PTSA


Text to 81010 or 858-215-6489

Class of 2018
Text: @wvhs-2018

Class of 2019
Text: @wvhs-2019

Class of 2020
Text: @wvhs-2020

Class of 2021
Text: @wvhs-2021

Text: @whs-schol

You can also stay up do date on scheduled activities by accessing monthly calendars below.

Athletics Calendar

Counseling Calendar

Westview School Calendar

Upcoming Internships/Experiences

Take advantage of opportunities like these to gain experience outside of the classroom.

Get Published! You are invited to submit your essay to the Saltman Quarterly through UCSD. View the prompt and submission guidelines in the following document

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Calling all FEMALE students interested in Engineering and Science. Click the following link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdUJ_TJmGQ79yaOvRitLPbbYYQSCPU7YKWFwtfwvGh_yB9WUA/viewform to find out more information on how Engineering and Project Lead the Way are working together through SDSU to host a conference specifically for girls interested in a future working in science and engineering fields.

When: October 7th from 12:45-4:15.

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Hopkins Overnight multicultural Experience (HOME) is an on-campus, overnight program connecting African American, Black, Latinx/Hispanic, Native American, and multiracial high school seniors to the clubs, organizations, and resources that unite our multicultural community.

Visit HOME website more information about the program, and to learn about

applying to this program

Westview Counseling

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