August 2017 Announcements (Dr. Chavez)
Delta College classes at Estrellita: College courses are now available in Galt. Please join Delta College as they kick off this new partnership on Saturday, August 19, 2-5pm, at Estrellita. Delta staff will be on hand to help with the application process and to answer any questions. August 26, 2-5 pm, will be Assessment Day.
DISTRICT COLLEGE NIGHT: Sept 28, 2017 @ Liberty Ranch HS. 6:30-8pm in Cafeteria. Simultaneous Spanish session in Library. Local partners: UC, CSU, community college, and private college/university will be in attendance to give information about their respective schools.
CASH FOR COLLEGE WORKSHOP: Oct 26, 2017 @Galt HS. 4-7pm in Computer Labs 94 and 95. Bring 2016 tax information for yourself and parents. We will have financial aid personnel to assist you in filling out the FAFSA
ASVAB: Military skills assessment but there is no obligation to join the military. Will be offered at both schools at 8:15 am in the Library. Questions, see Dr. Chavez. You may sign up with the Guidance Technicians: Lorena (GHS), Alondra (LRHS). Tests will be administered on: Oct 13 (LR), Oct 27 (GHS)
Fee waivers: SAT and ACT fee waivers available for those who qualify. Any questions, see Dr. Chavez. Fee waivers are also available from the Guidance Technicians: Lorena German (Galt) and Alondra Munoz (Liberty Ranch)
FBI Teen Academy: For high school juniors interested in a career with the FBI. Academy will be held Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, 7:30-5pm at the FBI Sacramento Division. If interested, please fill out the application: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/sacramento/community-outreach-1. Deadline: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 4:30pm. No late applications accepted. For questions, see Dr. Chavez
Scholarships: Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship. 3.0 gpa, participation in at least 1 school sport, and leadership. Apply: www.wendysheisman.com . Phase 1 of application is due Oct 2, 3:00pm PT. Don’t delay if you are interested!
College Visits: Questions, see Dr. Chavez. You can sign up with our Guidance Technicians: Lorena German (GHS) or Alondra Munoz (LRHS). You can also sign up with Mrs. Siegalkoff in the Library at GHS.
Sept. 11: University of San Francisco
Location: Library @ GHS or LRHS
GHS: 9:30-10:30 am
LRHS: 11:00am-12:00 noon
Sept. 18: CAMP Program, Sac State
**sign up with Ms. Yvette Valle, Migrant Ed. Program**
LRHS: 9:00am-10:00 am
GHS: 11:00-12:00 noon
Oct 26: UC Santa Cruz
GHS: 11:50am-12:50 pm
CSU Chico: Oct 21, 2017. You must pre-register: www.csuchico.edu/admissions
IMPORTANT DUE DATES:
CSU applications: Oct 1-Nov 30 https://www2.calstate.edu/apply
UC applications: Nov 1-30 https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/
Private colleges/universities: varies. Look at website for deadlines and details. Some will use Common Application but not everyone is a member of this service. www.aiccu.edu
SAT/ACT: no later than DECEMBER of senior year
Community Colleges: applications starting late February
FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid): Oct 1, 2017-Mar 2, 2018. **additional workshops tba**