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Today: 3/29/17

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

3/27/17

For graduating seniors...

 

Black Parents Association of the SMUHSD presents the 32nd Annual Baccalaureate & Scholarship Ceremony

 

 

Over the past 32 years, the Black Parents Association (BPA) of the San Mateo Union High School District has hosted an annual Baccalaureate and Scholarship Ceremony for graduating Seniors.

The purpose of this ceremony is to recognize graduating students of African and/or African-American heritage in the SMUHSD and to celebrate their academic achievement.  It is an intimate ceremony for family, friends, community, and educators to provide unified support and encouragement as students embark on the next phase of their educational journey or work experience. It encompasses recognition, reflection and cultural pride.

 

In addition to participating in the Baccalaureate Ceremony, we are offering an opportunity for all students to apply for the BPA Scholarship.  We would like to encourage all graduating Seniors to participate in the Baccalaureate (even if you are not applying for the scholarship).  This is a day to celebrate YOU!  In order to join in on the celebration and/or scholarship, please click on the attached link to complete forms and for detailed information.

 

 

All forms are due back to the BPA by Friday, April 28th:

•   Baccalaureate Participation Form All student must complete this form in order to participate

•   BPA Scholarship Application - Only complete if you are applying for the Scholarship

•   BPA Scholarship Recommendation Letter Must be received by the deadline from someone other than a family member

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3/24/17

Test registration for AP has been extended until Wed., March 29 with no late charge.

 

go online to               Schoolloop Aragon

AP TEST REGISTRATION FOR ARAGON STUDENTS

 

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3/23/17

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

New employment are coming in daily like:

 

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

 

John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Summer Program - looking for summer assistants in classrooms,  also brainstorm and lead the afternoon summer recreational activities.  JHCTY also hires office assistants and a health assistant if students are looking for an office experience.  Summer program location is at the Nueva School  at the Bay Meadows Campus.   cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer   See flier below or in counseling office.

 

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

 

Mathnasium- math tutors - see attached 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.

 

After Camp Care Educator - Euro School of Tennis camp - must love working with children we will provide training.  Please refer to our attachment for the qualifications.  Please see attached at the bottom of this page

 

Home Depot - careers.homedepot.com

 

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/N28269400R2926?src=fax

 

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

 

Legarza Summer Camps - camp leaders   apply online at www.lbccamps.org/jobs

 

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/

 

UPS - seasonal full-time driver helpers in order to accommodate the anticipated e-commerce-driven holiday delivery demand, (17 yrs and older).   www.upsjobs.com

 

Whole Foods Market - wfm.com/careers

 

Highlands Rec. Center - Life Guards and Life Guard training

 

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

 

89.1 fm, KCEA - Advocates for Athletes, LLC.- a kid who likes broadcasting high school sports    John@advocates4athletes.com

 

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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3/23/17

The City of San Mateo has opportunities for graduating seniors.  Paid Internships through the summer and summer emploment 

  1. Maintenance Support Interns - Public Works Department (must be at least 18 years old); $18/hr.
  2. Administrative Support Inters - Public Works Department (Must be at least 18 yrs. old); $18/hr.
  3. Certified Lifeguards (ages 16 & up); $15.38/hr.
  4. Recreation Specialist I (ages 16-17): $14.74 -$ 16.05/hr.
  5. Recreation Specialist II (ages 18 & up): $18.28 -$21.80/hr. 
  6. Lifeguard Positions: Prerequisite: Red Cross Lifesaving Certificate that includes CPR. Rate of pay: $15.38/hr or with WSI $16.14/hr
  7. Senior Lifeguard Position: Prerequisites: Red Cross Lifesaving Certificate that includes CPR and a WSI certificate. Also, must be at least 18 years old and 1 year lifeguard experience. Rate of pay: $17.76/hr.
  8. Pool Manager: Prerequisites: Red Cross Lifesaving with CPR, LGI and WSI certifications. Also, must be at least 20 years old with 2 years Aquatics Supervision experience. Rate of pay: $20.29/hr

Please see attached job descriptions. 

Applications are being accepted now.  Apply

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3/23/17

Summer Enrichment Scholarships

$500 scholarships for summer—Apply now!


Must have a 3.0 unweighted GPA and be in 10th or 11th grade to apply.

*This is a merit award not based on financial need.*


 

Application Process:

  • Write a one-page letter to the PTSO Scholarship Committee. Include information on:
    1. How you would use a $500 award to participate in a summer activity that would help you explore a career, travel, engage in research or academic work, or gain special training in a sport, drama, art, or other interest.
    2. Why this summer program is right for you!
  • Your program fee or expenses must meet or exceed $500.
  • Include the name of your counselor in the upper right-hand corner of your letter below your nameemail address, and phone number
  • Attach a copy of the program brochure/description to your letter.
  • Attach a copy of your most recent transcript.
  • Note: Only complete applications will be reviewed.

Submit your application to Ms. Moala by 3pm on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

 

 

*** Sponsored by Aragon PTSO

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Guidance Counselors

9th grade - last name - A thru R

Stacy Becker Kim, Counselor  

Monday-Thursday

sbkim@smuhsd.org

(650) 558-2933

 

10th grade 

9th grade - last name - S thru U

Josephine Ho, Counselor        

jho@smuhsd.org

(650) 558-2959

 

11th grade 

9th grade - last name - T thru Z

Steve Allekotte, Counselor        

Dept. Chair of Counseling 

sallekotte@smuhsd.org

(650) 558-2910 

 

12th grade & All AVID Students

Trisha Liskay, Counselor     

tliskay@smuhsd.org

(650) 558-2912

Academic Advisors

Rachel Leota ,  Advisor 9th graderleota@smuhsd.org  (650) 558-2915

Thalia Luna, Advisor 10th grade, tluna@smuhsd.org  (650) 558-2913

Patti Bruce, Advisor 11th grade,  pbruce@smuhsd.org  (650) 558-2916

Norma Lopez, Advisor 12th grade & All Avid Students nlopez@smuhsd.org,  (650) 558-2914

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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