Tuesday, Aug 28, 2007

Agua Fria Guidance Counselors

The Counselors at Agua Fria High School are now working with students in all grade levels based on their last name.  Based on the first letter of your son/daughter's last name they are assigned to a counselor as follows:

Mike Thomason - A-B and students that are in our special services program.

Leticia Reyna-Stroud - C-H

Bill Lucas  -  I-Q

Debbie Ray -  R-Z

Angelica Ramos  -  All ELL Students

 Important Information for Juniors

Juniors that are university bound after graduation from high school should plan to take the PSAT exam which is a practice SAT test.  The exam will be given on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 and the fee is $13.00 which can be paid in the bookstore.

There will be a SAT test preparation workshop offered on the Agua Fria Campus on Monday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 11 from 3:00-5:00 p.m.  The cost of the 2-day workshop is $79.00 and students may register online by visting the website:  www.RMASS.com

Juniors should be preparing for their senior year by taking an ACT or SAT exam in the spring if they plan to attend a University right after graduation.

To register for an SAT exam students may do so online at
www.collegeboard.com  where further information is posted regarding test fees and testing sites and dates. 

To register for an ACT exam students may do so online at www.act.org where further information is posted regarding test fees and testing sites and dates. 

The ASVAB test (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test) will be given on Friday, December 7th and is free.  This exam help students evaluate their strenghts in a variety of vocational areas and can be useful to all students not sure of their direction after graduation.

Scholarship Information

Agua Fria has a career center located in the library where scholarship information can be obtained through our Career Specialist, Eloise Vasquez.  Mrs. Vasquez maintains a list of scholarships that students may apply for throughout the schoolyear. Along with the assistance that a student may receive in the career center it is highly encouraged that students do scholarship searches on their own as well. 

Here are a few websites that may be very useful as well as you begin checking periodically for updated scholarship and college information.

parentanswer.com, careerkey.com,brokescholar.com, anycollege.com,

scholarship101.com, fastweb.com, srn.com