CVHS Counseling Guarantees

We offer the following guaranteed curriculum to every student.  We have linked each of our presentations to the right. 

8th

  • High school counselors introduce A-G and grad requirements, the main differences between middle and high school, GPA, CTE, etc. After, with the assistance of the high school and middle school counselors, students will create a 4 year academic plan. Their 4 year plan will be used the following week at their pre-registration appt with their high school counselor.

9th

  • High School 101- How to be a successful learner, confirm that all students have access to Aeries, concurrent/dual enrollment, school resources, including GEAR-UP, ETS and Upward Bound. Refresher- A-G (classes and grades required), CTE (Pathways), the importance of GPA
  • Students will add their 4 year plan in Aeries. They will check to make sure they’re meeting grad, A-G requirements and completing a CTE pathway.
  • Career Exploration with californiacolleges.edu and how to use other resources on our website (Career Center Technician)

 10th

  • Transcript Review (what went wrong and how to fix it, what went right) what type of post-secondary option will you have if you continue on the same path?
  • Stress management (how to find the right balance)

 11th

  • Junior Timeline, PSAT, SAT. ACT, test anxiety
  • Post-Secondary exploration (Counselors and Career Center Technician)
  • College Application and Financial Aid preview

 12th

  • FSA-ID
  • College/FAFSA applications
  • High school vs college, common pitfalls during the transition (Summer Melt)

 In addition, we offer the following sessions during our "Achieve" period. Closed sessions target specific student needs. 

Date

Open/Closed

Session

 

 

 

September

Mandatory for Seniors

Senior Contract

October

Closed

Credit Recovery

October

Open to 12th

Assistance with College Applications

October

Open to 12th

Assistance with FAFSA

November

Open to 12th

Create an FSA-ID (for FAFSA)- bring chromebook

November

Open to everyone

Anti-bullying planning session

 

December

Closed

Healthy Friendships/Relationships

December

Open to 12th

Assistance with FAFSA

January

Open to 12th

Community Scholarship Application

February

Open to 12th

Shasta College Orientation

March

Open to 10th & 11th

ACT/SAT Prep Resources

 

March

Open to 10th & 11th

How to find a Pre-College Summer Program

March

Open to 9th, 10th, 11th

Presentation by Chico State on college options

April

Open to 9th & 10th & 11th

Preparing for College Timeline

April

Open

Public Health “Safety”

Speaker- Leanna Clay

May

Open to 10th & 11th

College Exploration + Question & Answer Session

May

Open to 12th

Building a College Schedule

May

Closed

Credit Recovery Options/ Summer School


 

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