News & Announcements

College & Career

New! Feb 7 and Feb 9 at 7pm – Naviance Workshops for AHS families and students. Sign up here! Be sure to have your name displayed on your Zoom log in.

New! Job Opportunity – Local Food Group recently opened a kitchen in Lafayette and is looking for greeters/hosts. Tons of hours available! $14-$16/hr. Check job posting for application details.

New! All grade levels: Please take the time to fill out this questionnaire. Assist the CCC in developing new presentations.

Follow me on Instagram @acalanesccc and my new Facebook Page community resources for our parents to get the most updated information on college related topics in the news.

Junior Families

  • New! Feb 13 and Feb 17 Practice ACT and SAT Tests available for students – proctored under live test conditions; cost: $20ea. Sign up link.
  • Parents: One-on-One Appointments – All juniors should book an individual meeting with Ms. Reicher here. Parents can absolutely join. Let’s make sure we are creating a solid timeline for post Acalanes planning. Day/Eve times available!
  • No CC&C academy the week of Feb 1-7 as I’ll join our counselors in the course selection presentations to students.  Please encourage them to attend!

Sophomore Families: One-on-One Appointments
All sophomores and their families should book an individual meeting with Ms. Reicher here to discuss timelines, summer options and any college/career related planning.


  • NEW!  DVC enrollment presentation, please pre-register to attend here.
  • Update college application results in Naviance.  
  • Look for the required senior exit survey coming in March on Naviance.


  • Matt Lynn Scholarship – $1500-2000 awarded to college bound students intending to play varsity sports. Students check Naviance for application.
  • Rossmoor Scholarship – $3000 award. Min. GPA 3.0 and max expected family contribution of $20k.
  • Assistance League of Diablo Valley Scholarships – Philanthropic program aids students with college expenses based on need, school/community activities, and GPA. Applicants must be residents of Contra Costa County.
  • AAUW Scholarship – $2000 awarded to a Senior woman who demonstrates a sustained commitment to community service as well as a grade point average of at least 3.0. Apply now!
  • TZU Chi USA Scholars – $1500 awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Min GPA 3.0, Due 4/22.

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Thank you for all your support!
Wendy Reicher, College and Career Advisor: