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Upcoming Free Events from The Princeton Review

Hello Students and Parents,

Here are some upcoming events that The Princeton Review are offering to students. These are great opportunities for students to practice taking the ACT or the SAT tests before taking the final one.

EVENT LOCATION CITY DATE
ACT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 1/25/2020
SAT Practice Test University of Phoenix – Pasadena Pasadena 2/1/2020
SAT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Westlake Village Westlake Village 2/8/2020
ACT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 2/9/2020
SAT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 2/15/2020
ACT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Westlake Village Westlake Village 2/16/2020
SAT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Westlake Village Westlake Village 2/22/2020
SAT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Palos Verdes Palos Verdes 2/22/2020
ACT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 2/23/2020
ACT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Westlake Village Westlake Village 2/29/2020
SAT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 2/29/2020
SAT Practice Test University of Phoenix – Pasadena Pasadena 3/1/2020

STEM Goes Red Program

Hello Students and Parents,

The American Heart Association’s STEM Goes Red program application is now open. This program is a free enrichment program available to female high school students at all grade levels.

STEM Goes Red participants will have the opportunity to learn about STEM with an emphasis in science and health. Through this program, participants will be provided experiences and resources such as job shadowing at hospitals and research labs, an online learning portal to learn about how STEM is applied, access and interaction to executive women leaders within the community. We will also have optional ways for the students to also engage over the summer, into the following school year and beyond.

The application is due on Wednesday Jan 30, 2020. You can apply and find more info on the attached flyer.

STEM Goes Red 2020 Student Info

Regional Counselors of California (RACC) College Fair

On January 22nd we will be hosting a Regional Admissions Counselors of California (RACC) College Fair for our 11th grade students.  Representatives from colleges and universities from across the US will be here to meet with our students.  Some of the colleges represented include the University of New Mexico, University of Arizona, Syracuse University and University of Delaware.  11th grade students will have the opportunity to ask specific questions about their institution and admission process.

DVS Counselors

Senior FAFSA Night

Hello Class of 2020 Families,

This is a friendly reminder that a FAFSA workshop will take place Wednesday, January 22nd from 5:00 to 6:30 pm in the Multi-purpose Room.

Please bring 2018 tax returns in order to fill out the FAFSA application. You and your student will also need to have your FSA ID handy so that you can electronically sign your application. Please make sure that this is done prior to attending the workshop https://studentaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm. Chromebooks will be provided.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you!

Kindest regards,

DVS Counselors

Senior Families-College Application Review

Hello Senior Parents & Guardians,

The CSU and UC application deadline is November 30th, just a little over 2 weeks away. We are asking that all seniors have their application completed by Sunday, November 17th so that students can have their CSU and/or UC application reviewed by their respective counselor prior to submission. Please encourage your senior to have their application completed by November 17th and to connect with their counselor to have their application thoroughly reviewed prior to the November 30th.

Thank you,

DVS Counselors

Reunión de planificación universitaria

Las consejeras están emocionadas de organizar una reunión de planificación universitaria para nuestras familias de habla hispana el miércoles 13 de noviembre a las 5 de la tarde en el salón Galileo. Esta presentación será totalmente en español y es para familias con estudiantes en grados 9, 10 y 11. Aprenderán lo que los estudiantes y las familias pueden estar haciendo para prepararse para sus planes después de su graduación de DVS.

-Las consejeras de DVS

Choose Mindfulness

Hello DVS Families,

The end of the year can be a joyous time but it can also be a stressful time as the semester winds down and college application deadlines are around the corner. Please encourage your student to take a moment to regroup and pick-up some pointers on how to take a mindful minute. These easy to use resources are available for all students outside the counseling offices. Enjoy!

DVS Counseling Team

Mindfulness

11th Grade College Planning Meeting-Thank you!

Thank you so much to all the 11th grade families that joined us for the 11th Grade College Planning meeting last night!

We know that it is not easy to take time away from your work and family to attend these meeting so we have attached the presentation and handouts for your reference. Please feel free to contact your students respective counselor if you have any additional questions.

We look forward to seeing you in the Spring where we will host the 11th Grade College Planning Workshop.

11th Grade Presentation (Fall 2019).pptx

FastWeb Key Scholarship Application Information

November 19 Counselor Newsletter

Thank you,

DVS Counselors

11th grade College Planning Meeting Reminder

This is a friendly reminder that the 11th grade College Planning Meeting will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, November 5th at 5 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room. Please come and learn more about the courses required for graduation and what your student can do to prepare for their post DVS plans. We look forward to seeing you there!

DVS Counseling Team

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