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College & Career

This Week Starting Tonight! Sunday, Feb 7 and Tuesday, Feb 9 at 7pm Naviance Workshops for AHS families and students. Grades 9-11 welcome. Sign up here! Be sure to have your name displayed on your Zoom log in.

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!
  • Academy for Juniors this Wednesday and Friday: College 101 Q&A.

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.


  • 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.


  • The Richard C. Hansen Music Scholarship – $500 awarded to a college bound senior who has been accepted to a 4-year college or university as a declared music major. Due 4/1/21. Application emailed to students.
  • Lafayette Water Polo Scholarship – $1000 to AHS player who demonstrates athletic, academic and leadership qualities. Due 3/26/21
  • 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 4/22/21

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.

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