Coast Union High School Counseling Center
2013/2014 CUHS Counseling News
The Coast Union High School Guidance Department is offering a summer orientation for incoming freshman. This is a free, voluntary orientation designed to help your student get acquainted with high school. Some important topics that will be covered include:
four year planning, CUHS and University graduation requirements, rules and regulations of CUHS, decision making, time management, organizational skills, college planning, how to operate your locker, the bell schedule, etc.
The workshop will be June 17, 2014 from 9:30am – 11:30 am in the CUHS library. There will be no bus transportation and the orientation is strictly voluntarily. You must sign-up to attend so materials can be ordered. Please return the bottom portion of this letter to CUHS attention Cheryl Seay. Deadline to sign-up is May 15, 2014. Please keep this letter as a reminder of the orientation date and times. You will not be mailed a reminder. Once you return the bottom portion you will be registered for the workshop. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Seay.
We, at CUHS, believe education is a partnership between school, parent and student. We look forward to working with you and your student during the next four years.
CUHS students deserve the BEST, so if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call or email me.
Thank you for your continued support!
I want to personally thank the generous donations from individuals, clubs, organizations and community and county donors. All contributions are important. With this money our students can worry a little less about funding the next chapter of their life. If you are interested in participating in our local scholarship drive please contact Cheryl Seay at 924-2913.
June 7: SAT test
June 9-12 Final Exams all students
Other ACT & SAT dates are available at different locations. Come into the counseling office or visit the web sites for additional information. (Junior students need to register for one of the college entrance exams this year if they plan on attending a 4 year college right after high school)
FEE WAIVERS FOR THE ACT& SAT: If your family qualifies for the Free & Reduced Lunch Program your student also qualifies for a testing fee waiver. If you do not qualify, but have extenuating circumstances; please contact Cheryl Seay to confidentially discuss obtaining a fee waiver.
COLLEGE APPLICATIONS, INFORMATION, & SCHOLARSHIPS:
Ms. Seay will meet with seniors to discuss on-line UC/CSU college applications, scholarships, answer college questions, and life after high school plans, and pass out a Senior Timeline (September – December). January – June timelines will be passed out after the holidays. Parents are encouraged to make an appointment with the counselor if they have questions or concerns.
CUESTA INFORMATION will be available after the counselor attends the annual Cuesta Informational Conference. After the conference the counselor will have information regarding assessment test dates, registration, orientation, and admissions requirements. Information will be distributed to all interested students.
This web site offers an enormous amount of information. There are free SAT sample questions, mini-tests, test taking strategies, study guides for the PSAT, SAT I & II, AP exams, etc. You are encouraged you to log on and take a look.
Email: Cheryl Croneis-Seay