COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
(916) 786-8676 ext. 5111
College Reps please visit Counselor Community to schedule a visit to our school or send me an email.
RJUHSD College Fair @ Woodcreek High School, Thursday, Sept. 26th 6-8 pm
Financial Aid Night/FAFSA/Dream Act, Tuesday, October 8th @ GBHS 6:30-8:30 pm
PSAT - Wednesday, October 30 @ GBHS 7:15 am
FBI Teen Academy - Friday, November 22, 2019
RJUHSD COLLEGE FAIR
Thursday, September 26th
Woodcreek High School
6 pm - 8 pm
Representatives from over 100 colleges & universities will be available to meet prospective students and parents
PSAT - Wednesday, October 30 @ GBHS 7:15 am
The PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, October 30th -
There is no charge for Sophomores to take this test. The district is covering the costs for ALL sophomores to take the PSAT and therefore there is NO need for sophomores to register. All sophomores are currently registered unless an opt out form was turned in to administration.
Freshman & Juniors:
Cost is $30.00
Please pay at www.granitebayhigh.org (
GBHS Webstore - link is on the left side of the screen) or with cash/check at the Student Services window. Once you have paid for the test, this will be your "registration". We are limited to 100 sign ups between freshman and juniors. After 100, there will be a wait list.
DEADLINE TO PAY/REGISTER IS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1ST @ 2:30 PM (or if the maximum of 100 sign ups is reached prior to Oct. 1st.).
Test Date: Wednesday, October 30
Test Time: arrive by 7:15 am - Room rosters will be sent out prior to test date and posted in the front office
Cost: Free for sophomores; $30.00 for all others
FBI TEEN ACADEMY
FBI Teen Academy will be held Friday, November 22, 2019 from 7:30 am to 5 pm at the FBI Sacramento Division headquarters in Roseville.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019
The FBI Teen Academy exposes students to FBI careers, values and priorities; introduces the types of cases the FBI investigates; improves awareness of the hidden dangers of social media, online communication and more; inspires a desire for physical fitness; and encourages maintenance of a healthy lifestyle free of crime, drugs, gangs and violence. After attending, students are better prepared to serve as role models in their academic and social communities. Empowered with greater awareness of the challenges that face our community as a whole, students are encouraged to openly share their experiences and gained knowledge with their peers, offering support and guidance to those who may be facing challenging issues.
Students must complete all materials and obtain the necessary signatures as indicated on the application checklist listed online at https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/sacramento/community-outreach-1
Volunteer Opportunity @ Dos Lenguas Una Voz
Tutor children in need at schools in our surrounding communities.
If you have additional questions you can contact:
TANNA FORBES 916 745-6708 (Voicemail Only) FORBESTANNA@GMAIL.COM
RJUHSD and Lennar After School Contruction Workshops
Oakmont High School
1710 Cirby Way, Roseville 95661
Mr. Weld’s Construction Room - IA 4
All workshops run from 3-5 pm.
Wednesday, September 25th - L & S Framing
Wednesday, October 23rd - Interior Logic (Tile)
Wednesday, January 22nd - Heritage One (finsh carpentry)
Wednesday, February 26th - Eagle Stucco (Drywall)
Wednesday, March 25th - Rescue Electric (Electrical)
Wednesday, April 22nd - Villara (HVAC & Plumbing)
Important Important Information!
- Students must turn in a photo release and liability waiver. You may bring the paperwork to the first workshop!
- Juniors who attend the after school workshops are invited to apply for a paid summer internship that will begin June 2020. All workshops are hands-on and free!
- Seniors who attend will be invited to a career fair scheduled for April 2020 in order to apply for work in the trades upon graduation.
Questions? Contact Terri Griffin, R.J.U.H.S.D. Work Based Learning Coordinator, at email@example.com
Upcoming College Visits
in the College & Career Center
Sign up HERE
Download the permission slip HERE (have your teacher sign this and bring with you to the presentation)
Date Time College City State 9/20/2019 8:00am Syracuse University Syracuse NY 9/20/2019 9:00am University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 9/20/2019 11:15am Willamette University Salem OR 9/23/2019 2:00pm University of California-Berkeley Berkeley CA 9/24/2019 9:00am Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles CA 9/24/2019 11:15am University of Tulsa Tulsa OK 9/24/2019 12:45pm Marist College Poughkeepsie NY 9/24/2019 2:00pm University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu HI 9/25/2019 8:00am The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville TN 9/25/2019 9:00am Salve Regina University Newport RI 9/25/2019 11:15am The University of Arizona Tucson AZ 9/25/2019 12:45pm University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara CA 9/25/2019 10:00am Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Arizona Prescott AZ 9/26/2019 9:00am Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction CO 9/26/2019 11:15am University of Portland Portland OR 9/26/2019 12:45pm Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette IN 9/26/2019 2:00pm University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign IL 9/27/2019 8:00am Biola University La Mirada CA 9/27/2019 9:00am Gonzaga University Spokane WA 9/27/2019 11:15am Westmont College Santa Barbara CA 9/30/2019 9:00am Marquette University Milwaukee WI 9/30/2019 11:15am Rice University Houston TX 9/30/2019 12:45pm University of Oregon Eugene OR 9/30/2019 2:00pm Chapman University Orange CA 10/1/2019 12:45pm FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-LA Los Angeles CA 10/2/2019 8:00am University of Rochester Rochester NY 10/2/2019 9:00am University of California-Davis Davis CA 10/2/2019 11:15am Seton Hall University South Orange NJ 10/2/2019 12:45pm Michigan State University East Lansing MI 10/3/2019 9:00am The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 10/4/2019 8:00am Vanderbilt University Nashville TN 10/4/2019 9:00am Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH 10/4/2019 11:15am Pacific University Forest Grove OR 10/7/2019 9:00am Washington University in St. Louis Saint Louis MO 10/9/2019 8:00am New York University New York NY 10/10/2019 11:15am Occidental College Los Angeles CA 10/11/2019 9:00am University of Kansas Lawrence KS 10/15/2019 9:00am Boise State University Boise ID 10/15/2019 11:15am Marymount Manhattan College New York NY 10/15/2019 12:45pm Santa Clara University Santa Clara CA 10/15/2019 2:00pm University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz CA 10/17/2019 9:00am University of San Francisco San Francisco CA 10/17/2019 11:15am Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 10/23/2019 8:00am Montana State University Bozeman MT 10/23/2019 12:45pm Claremont McKenna College Claremont CA 10/24/2019 9:00am University of Puget Sound Tacoma WA 10/24/2019 2:00pm Boston University Boston MA 10/30/2019 8:00am Pepperdine University Malibu CA 10/31/2019 11:15am Creighton University Omaha NE 10/31/2019 2:00pm Bucknell University Lewisburg PA 11/5/2019 9:00am Utah State University Logan UT 11/7/2019 9:00am St. John's College Santa Fe NM
Class of 2020
Personal Finance Course - Final Exam Registration
You must complete all chapter exams prior to taking the final exam. You can find the Personal Finance course in your Blackboard account.
Once you have passed the 4 unit chapter tests with a 70% or better, you will be prompted to sign up for the final exam course.
The exam will be administered in the Learning Center/Library throughout the school year unless otherwise noted.
Where do I find Scholarships?
Many college scholarships are available to 9th-12th graders!
- In the College & Career Center and on the College & Career Center Website
- RJUHSD Local Scholarship Program Feb. 1-28
- Organizations your family is connected to – Local businesses, clubs, unions, banks, churches, parents place of employment.
- Check your intended college’s website under financial aid/scholarships.
- Online searches – be sure they are FREE. Here a few…
- Financial Aid on the Web: finaid.org
- Salle Mae Scholarships: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/
- College Board: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-scholarships
- College Board Opportunity Scholarships: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
- Going Merry: https://www.goingmerry.com/
- Wired Scholar: wiredscholar.com
- com: www.gocollege.com
- Search for Scholarships: scholarships360.org
- Fast Web: Fastweb.com
- Unusual scholarships
- Prestigious scholarships and fellowships
- Full tuition academic scholarships
- Scholarships for average students
- Community service scholarships
- Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino students
- Cancer scholarships
- Athletic scholarships
Transcripts and Your College Applications
If you apply through Common Application and invite your counselor – Your transcript will be sent automatically to the institutions you are applying
If you request a transcript from your counselor through the Coalition Application – Your transcript will be sent automatically to the institutions you are applying
If you request a transcript from your counselor through SENDedu – Your transcript will be sent automatically to the institutions you are applying
All others – with the exception of those noted above, you, the student, should order up transcripts through Student Services ($3 fee for each) unless there is an electronic means for your counselor to send a transcript to the insitution electronically. In those cases, it is the student’s responsibility to get their counselor that information for their counselor to do so.
If a hardcopy is needed to be sent, that would require you, the student, to order a transcript through Student Services at a cost of $3 each.
Any questions, please see Teri Keeney in the College & Career Center.
The internet offers a variety of free scholarship search sites (see below). Be wary of any entity that guarantees you will be selected for a scholarship. Remember: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! If you think you are a victim of a scholarship scam or financial aid fraud, please report it immediately to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Inspector General at 1-800-MIS-USED or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Going Merry (A scholarship search and one application website)