College & Career

Seniors

  • Enjoy summer!

Juniors

  • College Essay Workshops at Acalanes Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 15 and Wednesday, June 22 from 10:30am-2:30pm. Must attend both workshops in order to register. Sign up here.
  • Additionally, the College Essay Guy offers insightful sessions on the college essay process. Students leave with tangible ideas and drafts too! Our school is registeredand courses are FREE! I highly recommend checking some of these out! They are a fun and simple way to start/finish essays.
  • Community College Summer Classes Open. Enrollment for summer courses at California Community Colleges has begun. You can likely take them asynchronously at many schools. If you’d like to explore a subject you are passionate about, click here.  

Sophomores/Freshmen

  • Summer Volunteer: Send your child to the CCC for volunteer opportunities this summer.
  • Resources:  CCC Website
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College & Career

Seniors

  • Senior Awards Wednesday, May 18

Juniors

  • College Essay Workshops at Acalanes - Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 15 and Wednesday, June 22 in the am. Details to follow, but students will brainstorm and create outlines for their college essays.
  • Additionally, the College Essay Guy offers insightful sessions on the college essay process. Students leave with tangible ideas and drafts too! Our school is registeredand courses are FREE! I highly recommend checking some of these out! They are a fun and simple way to start/finish essays.
  • Community College Summer Classes Open. Enrollment for summer courses at California Community Colleges has begun. You can likely take them asynchronously at many schools. If you’d like to explore a subject you are passionate about, click here.  

Sophomores/Freshmen

  • Summer Volunteer: Send your child to the CCC for volunteer opportunities this summer.
  • Resources:  CCC Website
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College & Career

Seniors

Juniors

  • College Essay Workshops at Acalanes Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 15 and Wednesday, June 22 in the am. Details to follow, but students will brainstorm and create outlines for their college essays.
  • Additionally, the College Essay Guy offers insightful sessions on the college essay process. Students leave with tangible ideas and drafts too! Our school is registeredand courses are FREE! I highly recommend checking some of these out! They are a fun and simple way to start/finish essays.
  • Community College Summer Classes Open: Enrollment for summer courses at California Community Colleges has begun. You can likely take them asynchronously at many schools. If you’d like to explore a subject you are passionate about, click here.  

Sophomores/Freshmen

Resources:  CCC Website

 

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College & Career

Seniors

Juniors

  • College Essay Workshops at Acalanes - Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 15 and Wednesday, June 22 in the am. Details to follow, but students will brainstorm and create outlines for their college essays.
  • Additionally, the College Essay Guy offers insightful sessions on the college essay process. Students leave with tangible ideas and drafts too! Our school is registered and courses are FREE! I highly recommend checking some of these out! They are a fun and simple way to start/finish essays.
  • Community College Summer Classes Open: Enrollment for summer courses at California Community Colleges has begun. You can likely take them asynchronously at many schools. If you’d like to explore a subject you are passionate about, click here.  

Sophomores/Freshmen

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College & Career

Seniors

  • DVC Done-in-one-Day Registration Rocks May 7. Get everything done for DVC by registering for this event.
  • Acalanes Performing Arts Booster Scholarship will award one $1,000 scholarship to a Senior who participates in either Choral Music, Drama or Instrumental Music with an intent to major or minor in performing arts at a two or four-year college, university, or performing arts school. Applications are available now and must be submitted by Sunday, May 1. Click here for the scholarship instructions and application.

Juniors

  • Parent Night in the Library Wednesday, Apr 27 from 6 to 7pm. Come and meet Debbie Levy in person to learn Naviance tips/list making strategies, and ideas for summer activities.
  • Practice ACT and SAT exams - Click here to register for online practice tests on Saturday, Apr 30 with Revolution Prep
  • Community College Summer Classes Open: Enrollment for summer courses at California Community Colleges has begun. You can likely take them asynchronously at many schools. If you’d like to explore a subject you are passionate about, click here.  

Sophomores/Freshmen

  • Teen Volunteer Jobs - Here is a great website with teen volunteer opportunities.

Resources:

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College & Career

Seniors

  • DVC Virtual Enrollment Support - Click here for help. This process takes some time. Start now! Please send your student in for 1:1 help in the CCC.
  • Recycle Smart Scholarship available for seniors due Monday, Apr 18.
  • Acalanes Performing Arts Booster Scholarship will award one $1,000 scholarship to a Senior who participates in either Choral Music, Drama or Instrumental Music with an intent to major or minor in performing arts at a two or four-year college, university, or performing arts school. Applications are available now and must be submitted by Sunday, May 1. Click here for the scholarship instructions and application.

Juniors

  • Parent Night in the Library Wednesday, Apr 20 from 6 to 7pm. Come and meet Debbie Levy in person to learn Naviance tips/list making strategies, and ideas for summer activities.
  • Practice ACT and SAT exams - Click here to register for online practice tests on Saturday, Apr 23 and Saturday, Apr 30 with Revolution Prep
  • Community College Summer Classes Open: Enrollment for summer courses at California Community Colleges has begun. You can likely take them asynchronously at many schools.If you’d like to explore a subject you are passionate about, click here.  

Sophomores/Freshmen

  • Teen Volunteer Jobs Here is a great website with teen volunteer opportunities.

Resources:

Read more

College & Career

Seniors

  • DVC Virtual Enrollment Support - Click here for help. This process takes some time. Start now!
  • Recycle Smart Scholarship available for seniors. Due April 18.
  • Acalanes Performing Arts Booster Scholarship will award one $1,000 scholarship to a Senior who participates in either Choral Music, Drama or Instrumental Music with an intent to major or minor in performing arts at a two or four-year college, university, or performing arts school. Applications are available now and must be submitted by May 1. Click here for the scholarship instructions and application.

Juniors

  • Practice ACT and SAT exams - Click here to register for online practice tests on Saturday, Apr 23 and Saturday, Apr 30 with Revolution Prep
  • Community College Summer Classes Open: Enrollment for summer courses at California Community Colleges has begun. You can likely take them asynchronously at many schools.If you’d like to explore a subject you are passionate about, click here.  

Sophomores/Freshmen

Resources:

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College & Career

Seniors

  • DVC Virtual Enrollment Support - Click here for help. This process takes some time. Start now!
  • Recycle Smart Scholarship available for seniors. Due April 18.

Juniors

  • Practice ACT and SAT exams - Click here to register for online practice tests on Saturday, Apr 23 and Saturday, Apr 30
  • Revolution Prep - We are coordinating with this company to offer free virtual practice tests for 6 AP subjects: AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP US History, AP Physics 1-Algebra-Based. The practice AP tests are live online, proctored by professional tutors, and will be offered on upcoming Saturdays through Apr 9. Students will receive a score report immediately following the practice exam, just like our other practice tests. Your students can register for one or more of thepractice tests here.

Sophomores/Freshmen

Resources:

New leadership/volunteer opportunity! The Lafayette School District is looking for high school students to volunteer April 11 to April 15 or  April 18 to April 22 for 100 volunteer hours. If your student enjoys the outdoors, natural science, and community service and loved the field trips of their elementary school days this opportunity is for them. Apply today to be a Cabin Leader for 5th Grade Outdoor Education (Camp) for LAFSD elementary students. Completed applications due to Ms. Dolphin by Thursday, March 31. Applicant must be a fully-vaccinated high schooler (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) with a G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher.

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College & Career

Seniors

  • DVC Virtual Enrollment Support - Click here for help. This process takes some time. Start now!
  • Lafayette Water Polo Scholarship available for seniors. Due Thursday, Mar 31.

Juniors

  • Out-of-State College Fair on Campus Wednesday, Mar 23, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Campolindo Library. RACC (Regional Admission Counselors of CA) will be holding an Out-of-State College Fair. Any grade is welcome, especially Juniors. The event is free and you can sign up here. Partial list of colleges attending:  Baylor, Clarkson, DePaul, Drexel, Elon, Franklin Univ. Switzerland, High Point, Hult International Business School, Indiana Univ. Bloomington, Loyola Univ. New Orleans, Purdue, Salve Regina, TCU, Ohio State, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of Iowa, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Univ. of Roehampton London, Univ. of Utah, Washington State.
  • Practice ACT and SAT exams - Click here to register for online practice tests on Saturday, Apr 23 and Saturday, Apr 30
  • Revolution Prep - We are coordinating with this company to offer free virtual practice tests for 6 AP subjects: AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP US History, AP Physics 1-Algebra-Based. The practice AP tests are live online, proctored by professional tutors, and will be offered on upcoming Saturdays through Apr 9. Students will receive a score report immediately following the practice exam, just like our other practice tests. Your students can register for one or more of thepractice tests here.

Sophomores/Freshmen

  • StemPower Volunteer Jobs: Looking for volunteer work within the STEM field?
  • Girls interested in Firefighting - Local firefighters are working to empower girls and generate interest in firefighting careers on Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, Mar 27. Sign up here.

Resources:

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College & Career

Seniors

  • DVC Virtual Enrollment Support Click here for help. This process takes some time. Start now!
  • Lafayette Water Polo Scholarship available for seniors. Due Thursday, Mar 31.

Juniors

  • Out-of-State College Fair on Campus Wednesday, March 23, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Campolindo Library. RACC (Regional Admission Counselors of CA) will be holding an Out-of-State College Fair. Any grade is welcome, especially Juniors. The event is free and you can sign up here. Partial list of colleges attending:  Baylor, Clarkson, DePaul, Drexel, Elon, Franklin Univ. Switzerland, High Point, Hult International Business School, Indiana Univ. Bloomington, Loyola Univ. New Orleans, Purdue, Salve Regina, TCU, Ohio State, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of Iowa, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Univ. of Roehampton London, Univ. of Utah, Washington State.
  • Practice ACT and SAT exams - Click here to register for online practice tests on Saturday, April 23 and Saturday, April 30
  • Revolution Prep - We are coordinating with this company to offer free virtual practice tests for 6 AP subjects: AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP US History, AP Physics 1-Algebra-Based. The practice AP tests are live online, proctored by professional tutors, and will be offered on upcoming Saturdays through April 9. Students will receive a score report immediately following the practice exam, just like our other practice tests. Your students can register for one or more of thepractice tests here.

Sophomores/Freshmen

  • StemPower Volunteer Jobs: Looking for volunteer work within the STEM field?
  • Girls interested in Firefighting - Local firefighters are working to empower girls and generate interest in firefighting careers on Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27. Sign up here.

Resources:

Read more