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Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

For updated information about college and career-related events, scholarships, job/volunteer/internship opportunities, summer programs, and suggestions for what 9-12th graders can do now, see the attachment below.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 5/2/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

WACAC Annual College Fair
Saint Mary’s College of California
Saturday, May 5  1:00-4:00 pm
Families of Grades 9-12 are welcome!

More than 190 colleges, universities, technical schools, and military academies will be represented.  Workshops will also be available for parents on topics such as financial aid, the scholar athlete, college options in California, college selection for students with learning disabilities, and much more. Visit https://www.wacac.org/college-fairs/.

 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 5/2/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

Curious about university choices in Canada? DVHS students and parents are welcome to attend an information session with Courtney Villeneuve from the University of Toronto.  This session will give you a glimpse into the benefits of an education abroad. Learn more about the diverse and high-quality university options for students and how to access them.

Date: Tuesday, May 1
Time: 6:30-7:30 pm
Location: DVHS Library

Please RSVP to https://goo.gl/forms/CGR9qHXClgT2arC43

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 5/1/18




Audience: Meetings / Minutes / Newsletters, Cheryl Mattingly, PTSA, DVHS Music Fund Meeting, Technology, DVHS Staff Resources, Spirit Squad, College and Career Center, Education Fund, Athletic Boosters, Student Support Resources, Spring Sports, Wildcat Sports, Staff Resources, Departments, Academics, Music Boosters Fund, Homepage, Counseling, DVHS Student Clubs, Administration Office, About, Students, Academic Planning, Testing, Fall Sports, Parents, Winter Sports, Homepage, Athletics, Programs, High School Summer Learning Opportunities, Fundraisers and Staff

Seniors may apply for the 2 student speaker spots at our June 1 graduation ceremony.  See the DVHS website for details and a link to the application packet.

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Posted by: Cheryl Mattingly
Published: 4/20/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

This 1-week free program in Orinda, CA is for high school students interested in obtaining a better understanding of what it means to be a lawyer.

 

You can find out more information on this website link.  Here is also a link to FAQs to answer some of the most common questions about the program.

 

Application deadline to apply is Friday, May 4th. Applications should be submitted by email only to: summerprogram@gjel.com.

For more information, visit https://www.gjel.com/news/gjel-summer-internship-program.html

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 4/13/18




Audience: Homepage, Counseling, Grade 12, College and Career Center, Students, Parents and Homepage

Seniors,

As graduation nears, we ask that you complete two surveys: SRVUSD Senior Graduation Survey (this mandatory survey is part of the senior check out process) and the DVHS Senior Scholarship Survey (this information will be used to recognize your accomplishments at the Senior Awards Ceremony). Please log into your Naviance account to complete both surveys under the "About Me" tab: http://connection.naviance.com/dougherty

Due Dates:
- Senior Scholarship Survey is due by 5/4.
- Senior Graduation Survey is due by finals week.

 

Let us know if you do not remember your Naviance username & password.

Sincerely,
DVHS Counselors

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 4/13/18




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Grade 12, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students and Parents

There are still a number of scholarships out there for you! View the attached document to view the list of scholarships with upcoming deadlines.  For a complete list of scholarships, visit the Scholarship List under the "Colleges" tab on Naviance or visit the College & Career Center to see the Scholarship Binder.
 

*NOTE: Scholarship List on Naviance is updated weekly.

 

You can also check out:
Fastweb
College Board Big Future
Cappex

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 4/13/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

For updated information about upcoming college and career-related events, scholarships, job/volunteer opportunities, summer programs, advice about college admission decisions, and a link to sign up for the next Parent College Information Session, see the attachment below.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 4/9/18




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Grade 11, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students and Parents

Juniors, are you wondering how to begin the college planning process? The College & Career Center is hosting College Monday workshops throughout the semester at Lunch. So bring your lunch and learn quick tips to help you prepare for the college admissions process. View the attachment for the dates and topics.  

 

When: Mondays @ Lunch
Where: Room 1204 (Ms. Manley's Room)

Updated Schedule:
March 26: Making the Most of College Visits
April 9: Naviance Family Connection- College Search & Prospective College List
April 16: Q & A with College Counselor: “I have more questions.”
April 30: Planning for a Productive Summer

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 3/23/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

Are you interested in learning about a career in law?

 

"Career Meet-up with a Lawyer" 
Thursday, March 22 @ Access
DVHS Library

 

This meet-up will give you deeper understanding of what it means to be a lawyer and what a career in law entails. The presentation will be interactive so come with plenty of questions!

 

See flyer for more info and drop by the Career Center to pick up your yellow Access pass.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 3/15/18




Audience: Meetings / Minutes / Newsletters, Cheryl Mattingly, PTSA, DVHS Music Fund Meeting, Technology, DVHS Staff Resources, Spirit Squad, College and Career Center, Education Fund, Athletic Boosters, Student Support Resources, Spring Sports, Wildcat Sports, Staff Resources, Departments, Academics, Music Boosters Fund, Homepage, Counseling, DVHS Student Clubs, Administration Office, About, Students, Academic Planning, Testing, Fall Sports, Parents, Winter Sports, Homepage, Athletics, Programs, High School Summer Learning Opportunities, Fundraisers and Staff

Please see attachment for an internship program opportunity from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

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Posted by: Cheryl Mattingly
Published: 3/5/18




Audience: Meetings / Minutes / Newsletters, Cheryl Mattingly, PTSA, DVHS Music Fund Meeting, Technology, DVHS Staff Resources, Spirit Squad, College and Career Center, Education Fund, Athletic Boosters, Student Support Resources, Spring Sports, Wildcat Sports, Staff Resources, Departments, Academics, Music Boosters Fund, Homepage, Counseling, DVHS Student Clubs, Administration Office, About, Students, Academic Planning, Testing, Fall Sports, Parents, Winter Sports, Homepage, Athletics, Programs, High School Summer Learning Opportunities, Fundraisers and Staff

This contest is open to students in grades 9-12 and the theme is: "The 14th Amendment 150 years after ratification:  What does equal protection mean to students?"  Students are challenged to write an essay or produce a video focusing on how Congress and the federal courts have applied the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to public education, whether in admissions, classroom instruction or athletics,  See atttachment for more information.

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Posted by: Cheryl Mattingly
Published: 3/5/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

For information about upcoming College & Career events, timelines, scholarships, and updated job/volunteer opportunities, and summer programs, please view the attachment, "March College & Career Newsletter."

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 3/1/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Dina Sotelo, Principals, Assistant Principals, Academic Planning, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, IPE, Afterschool Professionals, DECA, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

This is to notify you that the end of the third quarter progress period ends this Friday February 9th.   This progress report covers all academic course work from 1/8-2/9.

Grades can be viewed and or printed through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal after 3pm on Wednesday February 14th.

If you have questions regarding your students grades,  contact your childs teacher directly.  If you have questions regarding the grading process,  contact Mrs. Sotelo in counseling.

 

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Posted by: Dina Sotelo
Published: 2/12/18




Audience: Counseling, Grade 11, Grade 12 and College and Career Center

Juniors and Seniors:
John Baldwin Elementary School is looking for cabin leaders to go with them to 5th Grade Camp. There will be an information meeting Wednesday, February 7th at 3:45pm at John Baldwin in Room 607. Please e-mail Denise Tapfer at dtapfer@srvusd.net or Kathleen Humphrey at khumphrey@srvusd.net if you have any questions. 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 2/6/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

AP Exam Dates: May 7-18, 2018

The College Board uses the AP Bulletin pamphlet to provide useful information for AP students, particularly those who are taking an AP Exam for the first time. In addition, the Bulletin goes over the exam schedule, AP Test policies, what to bring to the Exam Room, and what not to bring to the Exam Room. The pamphlet also explains the various ways students can receive, withhold or cancel scores and provides a checklist for AP students. Please be sure to review this information carefully. Pick up a copy of the AP Bulletin in the College & Career Center.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 2/6/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

The Spring Semester is well upon us. For information about upcoming student and family events, scholarships, updated job/volunteer postings, summer programs and a link to RSVP for the next Parent College Information Session, please view the attachment, "February College & Career Newsletter."

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 2/6/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

Wednesday, March 14
6:30 - 8:30 pm
DVHS Commons


This event will provide DVHS students and their families (Grades 9-12) with information about options beyond California and the associated benefits of considering an out-of-state institution. College representatives will join us to demystify the admission process and cost of attendance, offer examples of scholarship opportunities and other financial aid, discuss student life and diversity, among other helpful information to help students find their match school. The evening concludes with a college fair, allowing students to benefit from the contacts they make and ideas they explore. To RSVP, sign up on this Google Form.

 

Colleges Attending (as of 1/29/2018):

  1. Colorado Mesa University  
  2. Drexel University  
  3. Maryville University  
  4. Purdue University  
  5. Rutgers University - New Brunswick  
  6. Sacred Heart University  
  7. University College Dublin 
  8. University of Delaware   
  9. University of Oklahoma  
  10. Washington State University  
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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 2/5/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

US Service Academies Admissions Workshops
1/26- Oakland
1/27- San Francisco

  • Meet with Admission Deans and Directors, current Cadets and Midshipmen from: US Military Academy, US Air Force Academy, US Naval Academy, US Coast Guard Academy, and US Merchant Marine Academy.
  • Attend a joint presentation followed by a Q&A session.
  • Learn about the admissions process and requirements.
  • Plan a campus visit.
  • For event details and registration, visit uscga.edu/serviceacademyworkshop
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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 1/26/18




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Grade 12, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students and Parents

A representative from Las Positas College will be meeting with all LPC-bound seniors to discuss the enrollment process.

Date: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 
Time: Access Period (12:19-12:59 pm)
Location: DVHS College & Career Center

If you are planning to attend Las Positas next fall, this meeting is very strongly recommended. Drop by the College & Career Center to pick up an Access Pass.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 1/26/18




Audience: Meetings / Minutes / Newsletters, Cheryl Mattingly, PTSA, DVHS Music Fund Meeting, Technology, DVHS Staff Resources, Spirit Squad, College and Career Center, Education Fund, Athletic Boosters, Student Support Resources, Spring Sports, Wildcat Sports, Staff Resources, Departments, Academics, Music Boosters Fund, Homepage, Counseling, DVHS Student Clubs, Administration Office, About, Students, Academic Planning, Testing, Fall Sports, Parents, Winter Sports, Homepage, Athletics, Programs, Fundraisers and Staff

If you ordered a senior panoramic photo, please pick it up at the front desk in the admin building.  Any questions?  Contact Studio One Photography (925) 361-0430.

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Posted by: Cheryl Mattingly
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

For updated information about college planning timelines, financial aid & scholarships, job/volunteer opportunities, summer opportunities, and upcoming events, please view the attached "College & Career Center January Newsletter."

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 1/11/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

Parents of DVHS students are welcome to attend the next parent college information session about financial aid and scholarship resources.

Wednesday, January 17
7:30-8:30 AM
DVHS Library

Click Here to RSVP by Tuesday, January 16.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 1/9/18




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Dina Sotelo, Principals, Assistant Principals, Academic Planning, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, IPE, Afterschool Professionals, DECA, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

This is to notify you that the end of the First Semester is Thursday 12/21.  The grading period covers all academic course work from 8/14-12/21.

 

Grades will be finalized and available for viewing/printing through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal after 3pm on 01/10/18.

 

If you have any questions regarding your students grades please contact your students teacher.  If you have questions regarding the report card process, contact Mrs Sotelo in Counseling.

 

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Posted by: Dina Sotelo
Published: 12/21/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Grade 12, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students and Parents

Some CSU campuses remain open to applications after the November 30th priority application deadline. This includes several impacted campuses. The campuses that remain open are:

Impacted Campuses – Deadline Extended to December 15th

  • Humboldt
  • East Bay
  • Monterey Bay
  • Sonoma (will stay open until December 18th)

Non-impacted Campuses – Deadline may extend beyond December 15th

  • Bakersfield
  • Channel Islands
  • Dominguez Hills
  • Maritime
  • San Francisco
  • Stanislaus

To review campus deadlines please use the Application Dates and Deadlines page. The page is located at: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply/Pages/application-dates-deadlines.aspx.

Cal State Apply support will also be available from December 1st through December 15th to support applicants completing their application. Applicants can contact support via phone at 857-304-2087 or e-mail at CalStateApply@Liaisoncas.com. Chat functionality is also available within the application help center.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 12/5/17




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

For updated information about college planning timelines, financial aid & scholarships, job/volunteer opportunities, summer opportunities, and upcoming events, please view the attached "College & Career Center December Newsletter."

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 12/1/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Grade 12, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students and Parents

Senior Scholarship Workshops during College Mondays

December 11 @ Lunch
 

Are you a senior that is interested in applying for scholarships but not sure where to start? The College & Career Center will be offering scholarship workshops during the next College Monday. 

No need to sign up. Just drop by Room 1204 (Ms. Manley's) at Lunch.

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Posted by: Cheryl Mattingly
Published: 12/1/17




Audience: Counseling, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, College and Career Center, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

A representative from the U.S. Naval Academy will be visiting the DVHS College & Career Center during 2nd Period to meet with students. All grades are welcome! 

To RSVP, sign up on Naviance, print a screenshot of the confirmation page, and have it signed by the teacher of the period you will be missing. Feel free to drop by the College & Career Center or contact Ms. Cranmer at kcranmer@dvhigh.net with any questions.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 11/27/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 11 and Grade 12

The last 2 colleges visiting in the College & Career Center this Fall are:

 

Tuesday, November 28th
Period 2: US Naval Academy

Wednesday, November 29th
Period 3: Cogswell College

 


**To sign up, log into to Naviance Family Connection --> "Colleges" tab --> "View all upcoming visits" --> "Sign up" --> print screenshot of the sign-up confirmation page, get teacher signature, bring with you to the college visit to excuse your absence.

Questions? Drop by the College & Career Center. 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 11/17/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Find out what DVC San Ramon Campus has to offer!
Wednesday, December 6th  6:30-8:00 pm

Dougherty Station Community Center: Ridgeview Room
17011 Bollinger Canyon Road
San Ramon, CA 94582
 

Diablo Valley College will be covering the benefits of attending DVC, costs, financial aid, meet the faculty and hear from our Student Ambassadors. 


RSVP at srcinfo@dvc.edu, space is limited.
See flyer for more details.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 11/13/17




Audience: Cheryl Mattingly, Homepage, About, Academic Planning, Academics, Administration Office, Athletic Boosters, Athletics, College and Career Center, Counseling, Departments, DVHS Music Fund Meeting, DVHS Staff Resources, DVHS Student Clubs, Education Fund, Fall Sports, Fundraisers, Meetings / Minutes / Newsletters, Music Boosters Fund, Parents, Programs, PTSA, Spirit Squad, Spring Sports, Staff, Staff Resources, Student Support Resources, Students, Technology, Testing, Wildcat Sports and Winter Sports

The DVHS PTSA hospitality team is gearing up to thank our teachers and staff at a special “THANKSgiving” luncheon on November 17. We need your help to make this event successful and use this opportunity to thank and nourish our staff! This year’s theme is salads and soups. Please sign up to bring a favorite soup or salad! Email HarAmrit Dhaliwal for questions at haramrit@gmail.com.

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Posted by: Cheryl Mattingly
Published: 11/13/17




Audience: Dina Sotelo, Academic Planning, College and Career Center, Counseling, DECA, IPE, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Second Quarter Progress ended on Friday November 3rd.  This grading period covers all course work from 10/16-11/3. 

 

Report cards can be viewed and/or printed through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal on Thursday 11/8 after 3pm.

 

If you have questions regarding your students grades, please contact their teacher.  If you have questions regarding the report card process, contact Mrs. Sotelo in counseling.

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Posted by: Dina Sotelo
Published: 11/7/17




Audience: Cheryl Mattingly, Homepage, About, Academic Planning, Academics, Administration Office, Athletic Boosters, Athletics, College and Career Center, Counseling, Departments, DVHS Music Fund Meeting, DVHS Staff Resources, DVHS Student Clubs, Education Fund, Fall Sports, Fundraisers, Meetings / Minutes / Newsletters, Music Boosters Fund, Parents, Programs, PTSA, Spirit Squad, Spring Sports, Staff, Staff Resources, Student Support Resources, Students, Technology, Testing, Wildcat Sports and Winter Sports

The annual “Fines for Food” campaign has begun in the Library! For every QUALITY food item you bring in, we’ll take one dollar off your fines! Please, no glass containers. This offer is good through Friday, November 17. There are a lot of families who need help this holiday season, so even if you don’t have fines, please feel free to drop off canned goods to the library!

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Posted by: Cheryl Mattingly
Published: 11/6/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

For updated information about college planning timelines, financial aid & scholarships, job/volunteer opportunities, and a link to sign up for the next Parent College Information Session with a guest speaker on college entrance exams, please view the attachment, "College & Career Center November Newsletter."

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 11/1/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attached is a list of college representatives who will be hosting information events in the area. These events are great opportunities to learn about the university, academics, student life, financial aid and scholarships, the application process, and more. 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 10/20/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

College Night is designed to help educate our families on the many higher education opportunities that are available.  Representatives from over 150 colleges, universities, vocational schools, and military academies will be on hand to answer questions and distribute literature.  See attachment for brochure and a list of participating colleges (subject to change).  All students and parents are invited to attend.

Monte Vista High School
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6:30-8:30 pm

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 10/19/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

College representatives from various out of state universities will be visiting DVHS for a mini-fair. The fair is intended for students to get the information they need to make the best decision for their post-high school career.   9-12th graders are welcome! 

 

Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: Lunch (12:38-1:08pm)
Location: DVHS Library

 

The colleges attending include (as of 10/3/2017):

Colby-Sawyer College

Creighton University 

DePaul University

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne

Johnson & Wales University 

Landmark College 

Marist College

Rutgers University

Seton Hall University

Texas Christian University

University of Alabama

University of Arizona

University of Delaware

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Univ of Nevada Reno 

University of New Mexico

University of Oklahoma

Washington State University

 

Contact Kristin Cranmer at kcranmer@dvhigh.net with questions.

 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 10/12/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

The PSAT will be held on Saturday, October 14th at DVHS for registered students only. Registration is now closed. Students may drop by Mrs. Thomas’s office or the College & Career Center to pick up a PSAT Study Guide. Students should arrive no later than 7:45 am. The test will end at approximately 12 pm.

What to Bring:

  • Two sharpened #2 pencils
  • A photo ID (such as a school ID card or driver's license)
  • Your DVHS student ID number
  • An approved calculator (4 function, scientific, or graphing calculator may be used. No cell phone calculators, pocket organizers, or laptops can be used.)
  • Water and a snack for the break

 

All registered students may check their room assignments the afternoon of Friday, October 13. They will be posted outside the Bookkeeper's Office.


Questions can be directed to Kristin Cranmer at kcranmer@srvusd.net or visit our website https://dvhs.schoolloop.com/college-exams.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 10/12/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Parents of DVHS Students are invited to attend a parent information session with guest speaker, Troy Carlson, from the Office of Admissions at the University of Chicago. Troy will give insight into admission factors considered at a selective university, including testing, academic coursework, extracurricular activities, personal statements, and more. Although information may be specific to the University of Chicago, it will be general enough to apply to selective universities as a whole.  Parents from each high school grade level are welcome to attend!  

RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/K214pGCH2nICAB0i1 

 

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Location: Dougherty Valley High School Library

Please RSVP by Monday, October 16. Please contact Kristin Cranmer, College & Career Coordinator, at kcranmer@srvusd.net, with any questions.

 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 10/10/17




Audience: Cheryl Mattingly, Homepage, About, Academic Planning, Academics, Administration Office, Athletic Boosters, Athletics, College and Career Center, Counseling, Departments, DVHS Music Fund Meeting, DVHS Staff Resources, DVHS Student Clubs, Education Fund, Fall Sports, Fundraisers, Meetings / Minutes / Newsletters, Music Boosters Fund, Parents, Programs, PTSA, Spirit Squad, Spring Sports, Staff, Staff Resources, Student Support Resources, Students, Technology, Testing, Wildcat Sports and Winter Sports

Please see attachment for information

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Posted by: Cheryl Mattingly
Published: 10/6/17




Audience: Cheryl Mattingly, Homepage, About, Academic Planning, Academics, Administration Office, Athletic Boosters, Athletics, College and Career Center, Counseling, Departments, DVHS Music Fund Meeting, DVHS Staff Resources, DVHS Student Clubs, Education Fund, Fall Sports, Fundraisers, Meetings / Minutes / Newsletters, Music Boosters Fund, Parents, Programs, PTSA, Spirit Squad, Spring Sports, Staff, Staff Resources, Student Support Resources, Students, Technology, Testing, Wildcat Sports and Winter Sports

Are you a high school student who wants to express your thoughts and knowledge with other teens? Do you want to represent your fellow teens for the San Ramon community? If so, then look no further than applying for the Teen Council Ambassador Program!

 

The City of San Ramon’s Teen Council is selecting teens from local high schools and middle schools to be a part of this program. Each representative will be able to provide input on pressing teen issues, communicate with Teen Council Members and Ambassadors, and assist with the promotion of City and Teen Council programs. The applications are available online and are due by October 20 at 4:30 p.m. to the Dougherty Station Community Center. Results will be announced via email by October 25 and made public on our website by October 30. No late applications will be considered.

Visit the Teen Council tab at http://srteen.org/ for the full application!

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Posted by: Cheryl Mattingly
Published: 10/3/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Seniors! Would you like quick tips and help on your college applications? The College & Career Center hosts College Mondays every week. Although various topics are covered each week, these sessions are meant to give you time to get work done, stay organized, receive quick tips, personalize your application process, and ask individual questions. 

 

When: Every Monday starting August 28th
Where: Room 1204 (Ms. Manley's Room)

See the attachment for a list of topics that will be covered. 
Questions? See Ms. Cranmer any time in the College & Career Center.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 10/2/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

For updated information about College & Career upcoming events, PSAT information, scholarships, job/volunteer opportunities, and a link to sign up for the next Parent College Information Session with a guest speaker from the University of Chicago, please view the attachment, "College & Career Center October Newsletter."

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 10/2/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Assistant Principals, Parents, Staff, Students, Grade 12 and Homepage

Dougherty Valley High School, along with California High School, is hosting an evening for senior parents to learn more about the financial aid process. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the FAFSA and CSS Profile, find out other ways to help finance an education, and ask questions about funding your child’s education.

Cora Manuel, Director of Financial Aid at Pacific School of Religion and former Assistant Director of Financial Aid at St. Mary’s College, will be presenting at our annual Financial Aid Information Night. No need to RSVP.

Thursday, October 5 at 7pm
DVHS Theater

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 9/29/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Teachers, Grade 10 and Grade 11

College Board PSAT/NMSQT
(Sophomores & Juniors Only)

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Time: 8:00 am

Location: Dougherty Valley High School

Cost: $40

 

Registration:  Juniors ONLY, Sept. 5-12, 2017

  Sophomores & Juniors, Sept. 12-23, 2017

There are a limited number of PSAT tests available. Juniors have priority to register. Sophomores may register after the Junior registration window until we have reached capacity.

Register on the DVHS Webstore or turn your payment into the DVHS Bookkeeper's office.

 

*IMPORTANT: If you register your sophomore during the "Junior ONLY" window, your order will be cancelled and your money refunded. You will have to re-register during the "Sophomore & Junior" window.

 

Please see attachment for more details.

 

 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 9/14/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Students are welcome to attend a presentation on Wednesday, September 20 during ACCESS in the College & Career Center to learn about the U.S. Marines NROTC program, scholarship opportunities, careers, and the reserves. This is open to students in all grade levels. Pick up an Access Pass from the College & Career Center.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 9/13/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

For updated information about upcoming college and career-related events, scholarships, job/volunteer opportunities, and a link to sign up for the next Parent College Information Session, see the attachment below.

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 9/1/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

In an effort to educate our families about the post-high school planning and options that are available to students, the College & Career Center will continue holding monthly college information sessions.  In order for more families to attend, sessions will be held once a month on Wednesday mornings. DVHS students and parents are welcome!

The September session is targeted for parents of Seniors; however all DVHS parents and students are welcome.  Topics include: types of college applications, deadlines, and the application process. There will also be time for questions.

Wednesday, September 13
7:30-8:30 am
DVHS Library

To RSVP for the September College Information Session, go to https://goo.gl/forms/On6QD9l2gdMa23bR2

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 8/31/17




Audience: Counseling, Parents, Students, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Interested in a legal profession? Come to an interest meeting for the new Law & Mock Trial Club.

When? Monday, August 28th @ Lunch
Where? DVHS Library

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 8/23/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Dear DVHS Parents,

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! The College & Career Center is looking forward to continuing monthly parent information sessions on various topics such as the application process, timelines, testing, etc.  In order for me to organize this year's agenda, please consider completing the survey in the link below. Thank you very much for your continual support and feedback!

 

https://goo.gl/forms/TPMeP2StOwSXGpC83

 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 8/15/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Teachers, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

The Perry Outreach Program is seeking applicants for this one-day event on Saturday, September 23 at Stanford University. This program is a free, hands-on experience for high school (Grades 10 and up) and college-aged women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and receive mentorship from women surgeons and engineers.

Online Application Deadline: August 23, 2017

Access to application can be found at: http://perryinitiative.org/programs/student-online-application/

For more information about the Perry Outreach Program, visit:
http://perryinitiative.org/ or view attached flyer.

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 8/11/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 09 and Grade 10

Now that your student is completing the school year, summer is a terrific time for parents to help students stop and consider what they have done well and what they would like to change or improve as they look toward upcoming years of their high school tenure.
DVHS Letter to the Parents of the Classes of 2019 & 2020: Reflection and Goal Setting

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 6/2/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 11

Congratulations! You have made it to your senior year of high school. As you prepare for the summer and final year of high school, please consider these tips about developing the college list and the Common Application Rollover.
DVHS Letter to the Class of 2018: Tips for Summer

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 6/2/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Your time at DVHS is drawing to a close, and it has been a pleasure to have worked with you regarding your postsecondary plans. Remember, the DVHS Counseling staff is available throughout your college experience if you need any assistance. 
DVHS Letter to the Class of 2017: Tips for Navigating College

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 6/2/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Happy Summer! I hope you had a great school year. Attached is the final College & Career Newsletter of the 2016-2017 school year. Included are letters to every class from our Counseling department, tips for utilizing your summer break, and free college admissions resources.  Have a restful, rejuvenating summer. See you in August!

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 6/2/17




Audience: Dina Sotelo, Academic Planning, College and Career Center, Counseling, Parent Resources, DECA, IPE, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

This is to notify you that the end of the second semester is this Thursday June 1st.  The grading period covers all academic course work from 1/9-6/1.

Grades can be viewed through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal after 3pm on Wednesday 6/7.

If you have questions regarding your students grade please contact your students teacher directly,  if you have questions regarding the report card process please contact Mrs. Sotelo in counseling.

 

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Posted by: Dina Sotelo
Published: 5/30/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12


 

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 5/24/17




Audience: College and Career Center, Counseling, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Parents of DVHS students are invited to attend this end-of-the-school-year information session. We will review post-high school options, current admissions trends, and acceptance rate updates. Parents from all high school grade levels are welcome to attend!

Tuesday, May 30
6-7pm
DVHS Library

Click Here to RSVP by Friday, May 26

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Posted by: Kristin Cranmer
Published: 5/10/17


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