Counseling Scoop

September 11, 2019

The PSAT - It only happens once a year!! October 16, 2019

The PSAT: a Big Picture View of Why It's Important

Juniors, this is for you - your PSAT score can earn you scholarships or an invite to UC admission. The cost is $19, complete: PSAT Registration form by 9/27.

Sophomores, take an opportunity to practice the PSAT! Poway Unified pays for all 10th graders to participate-you do not need to register.

Freshmen you may register for, and take the PSAT, but Freshmen have not been exposed to much of the content the PSAT was designed for 11th graders.

DEADLINE FOR 9th and 11th Graders to Sign Up is SEPTEMBER 27th!!

Northrop Grumman Internship Information Meeting

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Understanding College Financing - Guest Speaker, Gail Durso

For Parents of All Grades

Counselors will explain:

  • How to maximize scholarship offerings
  • What you can do NOW to plan to pay for college
  • How does Financial Aid work

and many more mysteries of paying for college.

Tuesday, 9/24, 6:00 in the MCHS PAC

Parents of ALL grade levels are encouraged to attend!


Help Your Teen Manage Stress

October 2, 6 pm at Twin Peaks Middle School

Teens are faced with many situations that make them stressed or anxious. Learn practical ideas to help guide them through. Register Here:

Interested in Learning Cyber Security?

USD Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering is hosting “Cyber Saturdays” for high school age students interested in computer coding and cybersecurity beginning in October. More info here.


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Students Last Name:

A-F Counselor - Mrs. Kim Bronson

G-M Counselor - Mrs. Dena Tracanna

N-T Counselor - Mrs. Charmaine Ferrer

U-Z, AVID & ELL Counselor - Mr. Victor Baez (Ms. Kim Tran through November)

Counselor - Mr. Husani Whitlock

Parents if you need to see your student's counselor, please make an appointment directly with the counselor via email.