News & Announcements

Week of 1/27 Update

Tuesday, Jan 28 “How to Pay for College” Presentation from 6:30-7:30pm in the AHS Library
Come hear Tim Lenahan, CPA, discuss affording college including 529 Plans, loans, grants and scholarships. This event is currently FULL with a waitlist.

Thursday, Jan 30 Open House from 6-8pm in the College & Career Counseling Office
Please stop by to meet College and Career Advisor Wendy Reicher and see all of the great resources offered for students here at Acalanes.

Beginning Tuesday, Feb 4 SAT Prep Course at Acalanes
Six week course beginning Feb 4 and continuing on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5p. A total of 24 hours of instruction for $699. Offered by Tried and True Tutoring with a portion donated to AHS. Sign up here no later than Wednesday Jan 29.

Wednesday, Feb 5 at 8am, and Friday, Feb 7 at 8:30am: Parent Naviance Workshops for Juniors
Sign up today using the links below. There is a 20 person limit for each event.
Feb. 5 sign up (location: Collaboration Center)
Feb. 7 sign up (location: College and Career Counseling Office (CCC))

Sunday, Feb 23 Gap Year Fair from 1-4p at Athenian High School
Register here.

Thursday, Feb 27 Out of State College Fair at 6:30p, Miramonte HS
No sign up needed.

Saturday, Feb 29 SAT Mock Exam at 9am in CCC Cost is $35.00.
Sign up here.

Scholarship Opportunity
Scholarships are posted on the board in the CCC so stop by and check for new information. Students with a minimum of a 3.3 GPA and maximum EFC (Estimated Family Contribution) of $20,000 can apply for the Rossmoor Scholarship, a $3,000 award. Applications due by Feb 4. Info available on the Rossmoor Scholarship Foundation Home Page.

Please update Naviance as you continue to hear results from your college applications. Stop by the CCC to share your successes and add a marble to the jar for each accepted application. When you have committed to your school, you can also make a flag for our board!

Sign up for academy to learn how to research colleges and start personal assessments. You must attend one academy before setting up a 1:1 appointment. Please stop by the CCC with any questions.