Counseling Updates

Connecting you to information & opportunities (9/9/2020)

Dear NJUHSD Students and Families,

We hope this newsletter finds you safe and healthy. September is suicide prevention and recovery month and Thursday, September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. This edition of our newsletter will include resources to help students and those who care about them.

Also in this edition of the newsletter, you'll find:

  • Yuba River Cleanup
  • Law Day Essay Contest
  • Online Tutoring @ NJUHSD Schools
  • Sierra College Update
  • Virtual College Fairs
  • College Admission Intensive
  • Scholarship Search
  • Resources for Families

Know the Signs

Pain isn't always obvious.

Suicide is preventable.

Know the signs. ("Know the Signs" video) (Help & Resources) (Register for "Know the Signs" training on 9/23)

Suicide Prevention Webinars for Parents

How should parents respond if their child says a friend might be thinking about suicide? SOS Signs of Suicide is presenting two free webinars to educate middle and high school parents about how to ACT (Acknowledge, Care, Tell) if they’re concerned about a young person in their life. Register for Helping Your Child Save a Life for one of the following dates:

Sept. 10, World Suicide Prevention Day, 4-4:30 p.m.

Sept. 23, 10-10:30 p.m.

Yuba River Cleanup

10 Steps to becoming a Yuba River Clean up Volunteer

To protect our river and our community whilst being COVID safe, this year the Yuba River Cleanup will have a new format. Rather than one day of fun, the 2020 Yuba River Cleanup will be held across 12 days, allowing our community to volunteer in small groups while keeping social-distancing.

Law Day Essay Contest

$2,000 First Prize (The Ray Shine Memorial Scholarship)

$1,000 Second Prize

$500 Third Prize

The Nevada County Bar Association hereby presents its 2020 High School Essay Scholarship Contest. This year's theme is "Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100." Open to all students in grades 9-12. Deadline is October 12. For more information: 2020 Law Day Essay Contest
NJUHSD Tutoring

Find out how to access online tutoring for school site.

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Virtual College Fair - Over 600 Colleges!

NACAC Virtual College Fair - Sunday, September 13

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

CLICK TO REGISTER! Students will have an unparalleled chance to explore their college options. More than 600 colleges and universities will be accessible at to offer live and interactive Zoom sessions and to connect. Students everywhere can log in, drop in, and ask questions.

College Admission Intensive

Join the Davidson admission team for a workshop series designed to prepare you for your college search and application process. Sessions are for rising high school juniors and seniors, with session options for parents and mentors in the evening.

Student Registration

Parent Registration

Scholarship Search

Applying for college is exhausting enough. You don’t need to add “sifting through countless scholarship forms to apply for scholarships” to your long to-do-list. See just how easy it is to use Going Merry to get scholarships for college by clicking HERE.

Be sure to use an appropriate PERSONAL email (NOT your school email) so that you can keep looking for scholarships while you’re in college.

This is Going Merry

Fire Season - Resources for Families

This can be a stressful time of year for many in our beautiful county. Please know that there is help available if/when you need it. Whether you’re seeking shelter, food, mental health services or current information, 211 Connecting Point can assist.

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Bear River High School

Important information specific to BRHS students and families.

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Your NJUHSD Counselors are on Instagram! You won't want to miss any of our updates and announcements.

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