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Today: 9/22/17

Financial Aid & Scholarships on separate page

You will be able to find the financial aid & scholarships page the same way you find the Guidance, College & Career page (Home page; Students; Guidance, College & Career; on the left top corner you'll see the link for Financial Aid & Scholarships). Or you can go to http://aragon.schoolloop.com/finaid

College & Career Websites

ACT - www.actstudent.org

SAT - www.collegeboard.org

CSU - www.csumentor.org

UC - www.universityofcalifornia.edu

California Community Colleges - www.cccco.edu Independant

Private California Colleges - www.aiccu.edu

California Colleges - www.californiacolleges.edu

Student transfer information system for all California Colleges - www.assist.org

JobStar - Job Search Guide - http://jobstar.org/alljobs.php

Virtual College Fairs - www.collegeweeklive.com

Priority Enrollment Program for Seniors

Guidance, Career & College

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Aragon School Code (CEEB):

053163

Earn the Silver Sword Award

The Silver Sword Award is given to graduating Seniors for service to Aragon High School.

  • 500 points over the four High School years is required for this award.
  • Only 200 points for outside Community ...more

Employment Opportunities

*Check out the JOBS board in the counseling office!*

If you can offer a volunteer opportunity, part-time job or internship, e-mail a description of the position to Laurie Tezak ltezak@smuhsd.org or ...more

News

9/22/17

Students and their families are invited to visit the University of California, Santa Cruz campus for one of their Fall Saturday Tours on October 21 or November 18, 2017.
 
This student-led campus tour event will provide prospective students with a general introduction to academic and campus opportunities. An Admissions presentation covering freshman and transfer admissions will be followed by a brief student panel and an all-walking campus tour.
 
Reservations must be made in advance online. It is recommend that students sign up as soon as possible, since the tours will fill up fast.
 

Students are encouraged to come see our beautiful campus and learn more about the exceptional academic experience and co-curricular opportunities that UC Santa Cruz offers!

For students who cannot visit the campus this fall, we offer an online virtual tour in five languages.
 

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9/21/17

The Teen Internship Program offers students in grades 9 through 12 the opportunity to go behind the scenes of our Museum and its exhibitions.

 

Museum professionals and guest speakers from around Silicon Valley will share stories about the history of innovation to help interns better understand the transformative impact of technology on our past, present, and future.

 

Teens will explore the Museum’s content through research, hand-on experiences, and team projects.

 

As members of CHM’s Education team, Teen Interns play a crucial role as they help visitors of all ages—from both local and international communities—to make personal connections to the Museum and the history of computing.

 

Click links below for more information and application process
 

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9/21/17

Seniors: If you're applying to Boston University, don't forget to apply for the Trustee Scholarship Competition.

 

Each year, BU welcomes 25 new Trustee Scholars to the BU community.

 

To be considered, students must submit application for admission and two Trust Scholarship essays 

 

Scholarship Deadline: December 1, 2017

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9/20/17

NAVAL RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS (NROTC) $200,000 Scholarship Opportunity

 

 

The Navy Reserve Officers Training Program (Navy ROTC) is a multi-year program that runs concurrently with a student’s normal college or university educational course of study. In addition to a normal academic workload leading to a Baccalaureate degree, Navy ROTC students attend classes in Naval Science, participate in the Navy ROTC unit for drill, physical training, and other activities, and are generally taught the leadership principles and high ideals of a military officer.

During the summer break between school years, Navy ROTC students participate in a variety of training activities. These sessions help students understand various career options as well as familiarize them with a military life.

 

BASIC ELIGIBILITY:

  • U.S. citizen
  • 17 years old by Sept.1, of the first year of college
  • complete high school/equivalent
  • Take the ACT or SAT test prior to deadline and receive at least the minimum scores listed below:
    • ACT: combined Math and English = 47 with no less than 21 - Math & 22 - English
    • SAT: combined Math + Verbal/Critical Reading = 1200 with no less than 540 - Math & 550 - Verbal/Critical Reading

SELECTED APPLICANTS RECEIVE:

  • tuition and other financial benefits worth up to $200,000.
  • NROTC Units are located at more than 160 of the nation's leading colleges and universities.
  • $250-400 per month tax-free spending money

View http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/scholarships.html for more info.

 

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: January 30, 2018

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9/14/17

Stop by the counseling office to check out the  "Jobs Board" 

New employment are coming in daily like:

 

 

Highlands Rec. Center - Life Guards and Life Guard training.  Contact -

brandan@highlandsrec.ca.gov or by phone at (650)-341-4251

 

Planet Granite - part-time jobs. If you like climbing and kids, then this is the job for you!  Apply and submit your resume online -  http://www.planetgranite.com/about-us/employment

 

Mathnasium- math tutors - see attached flier below

 

California Pizza Kitchen - San Mateo  Apply online at cpk.com/career/apply

 

democracyLive 2017 - student poll workers.  Must be 16 yrs old with a GPA 2.5 or above.  https://www.shapethefuture.org/electionofficers/democracylive/

 

Helm of Sun Valley and Snowboard Shop, San Mateo - ski and snowboard sales, shop service, ski rentals, cashiering and video production/social media.  Hours are flexible.  See flier and application below

 

UPS - apply online for part-time work at $15/hour including benefits.    

 https://www.jobs-ups.com   enter South San Francisco in search  

 

Corner Bakery Cafe, Foster City - All positions available. Complete application at 977 E. Hillsdale Blvd., F.C.

 

LifeGuard/Swim Instructor - Fiesta Gardens Swimming Pool.  See flier below.

 

Sears Home Services Team - Appliance Repair Technician  http://www.maxoutreach.com/job/N41392883

 

Home Depot careers.homedepot.com

 

SoulCycle - San Mateo - see flier below

 

City of San Mateo - graduating seniors.  Paid Internships and summer employment. 

 

United States Postal Service - San Mateo - www.usps.com/careers

 

Skyhawks Sports - Summer Camp Coaches - HOW TO APPLY You can learn more about our coaching positions at http://www.skyhawks.com To apply, go to http://www.skyhawks.com/peninsula     email any questions to bgardner@skyhawkssports.com For more information visit www.skyhawks.com

 

Antoine's Cookie Shop - cashier - email resume to antoine@antoine

 

Peet's Coffee - https://www.peets.com/about-us/careers

 

Plato's Closet - Social Media Coordinator - school Junior or Senior who has an interest in fashion and social media marketing.  See flier below. 

 

TOYS R US - Join the team this holiday season - Cashier, Stock, Sales Team  -  rucareers.com

 

Old Navy - Hillsdale - OLDNAVYtalent.com -see flier below

 

Sterling Cleaners - Burlingame, CA - flier below

 

Target - fill out an application either at any Target store location at the Service Desk or online at www.Target.com/careers & do the following see link below 

 

See's Candies, Inc. - recruiting for Candy Maker trainees - attached flier with information at the bottom of this page

 

McDonald's - career opportunities - https://mylocalmcds.com/foster-city-ca

 

Le Boulanger, San Mateo - Do you need dough? (money) - apply to http://www.leboulanger.com/

 

Aaron Bothers Art & Frame Store - apply online http://www.aaronbrothers.com/canvases/careers/

 

SuzieCakes - see flier below

 

Draeger's Market - San Mateo, Menlo Park Los Altos locations. http://www.draegers.com/careerOpportunities.aspx or go to location and ask for store manager.

 

Avis/Budget Car Rental -avisbudgetgroup.jobs  and search "part time".    Please see attached at the bottom of this page

 

Big Arms Swimmers - swim instructors - please apply at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1nDt5y1PRO5fOLb19ptIIuArH8B-E33d9w15ku3dvb1I/viewform  

 

Deans Produce - San Mateo - walk in for application

 

Sherwin-Williams Paint - Wholesale Product Specialist - http://www.maxoutreach.com/job/N40279850

 

Pizza & Pints - Redwood City - (must be 18 years or older) pizzaandpintsrwc@gmail.com

 

Cost Plus World Market - San Mateo - Sales, Supervisors

www.worldmarket.com

 

Steve & Kate's Camp - steveandkate.com/jobs

 

Bambu Desserts & Drinks, San Mateo - 

Email: info@bambusanmateo.com     or       Call: 415-320-3220

 

San Mateo Parks and Recreation - Become a leader - Martin Luther King Center - Summer staff draft.   www.cityofsanmateo.org

 

Green Teens - 9th thru 11th graders. money for improving parks and green spaces.  www.cityofsanmateo.org/teencentral

 

In and Out Burger - In-N-Out.com/employment - flexible scheduling, paid vacations, free meals, 401(k) plan

 

Albertsons &Safeway - careersatsafeway.com   Deli/Food Service Clerks* Cut Fruit Clerks*   In store hiring event  March 10 1pm-4pm

 

PJCC in Foster City - lifeguards and swim instructors, seniors who are 18 or older; part time or full time hours after graduation

 

Jeffrey's Hamburgers, San Mateo - food runners

 

CuriOdyssey at Coyote Point - Guest Services Team and Events Team for weekends.         http://curiodyssey.org/about/employment/

 

Whole Foods Market - wfm.com/careers

 

La Petite Baleen Swim School - swim teachers.   sherry@lpb.com

 

Homework Central - part-time, paid, tutoring positions.  Volunteer positions also available.

 

Five Guys Burgers -  Burlingame

 

The Peninsula Regent - dining services, part-time

 

Apple Fritter Eatery -  available for some weekends

 

Philz Coffee San Mateo - now recruiting for baristas and shift leaders

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Guidance Counselors

9th grade

10th grade- last name U thru Z

Steve Allekotte

sallekotte@smuhsd.org

(650) 558-2910 

 

10th grade - last name A thru T

Stacy Becker Kim

Monday-Thursday

sbkim@smuhsd.org

(650) 558-2933

 

11th grade

AVID for 10th/11th grade

Andrea Winter

awinter@smuhsd.org

(650) 558-2912

 

12th grade

AVID for 9th/12th grade

Josephine Ho

jho@smuhsd.org

(650) 558-2959

Academic Advisors

9th grade: Patti Bruce

pbruce@smuhsd.org  (650) 558-2916

 

10th grade: Angela Castillo

acastillo@smuhsd.org  (650) 558-2914

 

11th grade & AVID 10th/11th: Rachel Leota

rleota@smuhsd.org  (650) 558-2915

 

12th grade & AVID 9th/12th: Thalia Luna

tluna@smuhsd.org  (650) 558-2913

 

College and Career Staff

Caroline Moala, Financial Aid/Scholarship Advisor

cmoala@smuhsd.org (650) 558-2917 

 

Laurie Tezak, College and Career Advisor

ltezak@smuhsd.org  (650) 558-2918

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