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Test Optional College Admissions Report - PBS NewsHour May 2022

The SAT OR ACT standardized test score used to make or break college applications for high school seniors. But the pandemic turned that all on its head as nearly 80 percent of four-year colleges and universities went test-optional. Many schools are now evaluating whether that policy should become permanent. PBS NewsHour Report - May 2022

College Link Courses available NOW!

Tigers, do you want to show universities that you are college ready? Would you like to earn FREE transferable college credits? Spring College Link Courses are now available! This is a great opportunity to show you are college ready, while earning free college credits.

Interested students will need to complete several steps to be eligible. To sign up, please visit or contact Mrs. Hughes at [email protected]

*Course priority will be given to 11th and 12th graders and high school GPA will be taken into consideration.

Future Ready SZN- Senior Application Assistance

Future Ready SZN will be kicking off in November!  Seniors, save the following dates to receive application assistance: 
11/2- 11/6 CSU App,
11/9- 11/13 UC App,
11/16- 11/20 Common App,
11/30- 12/4 Community College App,
12/7- 12/11 Financial Aid App,
12/14- 12/18 Military
(*Zoom links will be emailed to seniors each week.)

Virtual College Visits

This Fall we will be hosting virtual college visits with schools all across the nation. Students are welcome to join the Zoom meetings to learn more about each school! Dates can be found on the VHS College and Career Center page.

Tiger University (9/14/20): CSU & UC Applications- via ZOOM

Seniors, do you need help navigating through UC and Cal State Applications? Do you want to learn more about the application process and what it entails? Tiger University is kicking off the year with a workshop on the UC and Cal State Applications. Join us via Zoom on Monday, September 14th at 7:00am or 1:30pm!

Senior Financial Aid Workshops- Every Tuesday in February!

VHS will be hosting Financial Aid Workshops for seniors and their parents to assist in filling out the FAFSA or California Dream Act Applications. Representatives from SCC will be going over the applications step by step and will be available to answer any questions you may have. Workshops will be held in the College and Career Center from 2:45pm- 4:00pm every Tuesday in February!

Don't forget, all Financial Aid Applications are due MARCH 2nd!

2019 Boys State Application- Now Open!

Boys State is a leadership and citizenship conference hosted by the Placentia American Legion Post in Sacramento on June 22- June 29, 2019. This opportunity is available to VHS Junior boys. Interested students should submit the completed application to Mr. Stanley by 3pm, February 15, 2019.

Tiger University: NCAA Eligibility Workshop- April 23, 2018

Attention Parents and Students: Tiger University will be holding a workshop on NCAA and NAIA eligibility on Monday, April 23rd at 7:30am in the College and Career Center. If students are interested in continuing their athletic career while in college, this workshop is perfect as it will go over what courses and steps students have to complete in high school in order to be able to play sports in college. Join us Monday to learn more and ask questions.

Fall ROP (Off-Site) Class Registration Now Open!

ROP Off-Site (Regional Courses) registration is now open! Pls see your counselor or Mrs. Douglas for more questions. To apply, simply review the class offerings/Catalog for the 2018-19 year and download the application; fill out completely and return to us by May 31st or sooner! These classes are considered "Fall" term and are offered Off-Site (you need your own transportation) and students earn credit and are working toward a CTE Pathway!

Counseling Events Calendar

Please take a moment to explore our website to discover the many opportunities available to prepare VHS tigers for the future, as well as the event calendar for the latest updates.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11
Compliance Officer for Complaints. Employee complaint: Rick Lopez, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources (714) 985-8408. Title IX Sexual Harassment and any other discrimination complaints: Dr. Trena Salcedo-Gonzalez, Director, Student Wellness, Access, & Academic Achievement (714) 985-8685. Americans with Disabilities Act complaints: Richard McAlindin, Assistant Superintendent, Executive Services (714) 985-8727. Bullying, intimidation complaints: Rick Riegel, Administrator, Student Services (714) 985-8671
Procedure for Complaints. Uniform Complaint Policy Form 1312.3 (English), 1312.3 (Spanish). Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures Form 1312.4 (English) and 1312.4 (Spanish)
El Distrito Escolar Unificado Placentia-Yorba Linda, prohíbe la discriminación, acoso, intimidación, hostigamiento en todas las actividades, programas y empleo del distrito en base a género real o percibido, identificación de género, expresión de género, raza, etnia, color, religión ascendencia, nacionalidad, origen nacional, identificación de grupo étnico, estado de inmigración, sexo, orientación sexual, estatus marital o parental, embarazo, edad discapacidad física o mental o en base a la asociación de la persona con una persona o grupo, con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. Referencia: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11.
Quejas de empleados: Rick Lopez, Asistente de Superintendente, Recursos Humanos (714) 985-8408. Titulo IX Acoso Sexual y cualquier otra queja de discriminación: Dr. Andrea Norman, Director, Servicios Educativos (714) 985-8685. Americanos con Discapacidades Acta de quejas: Richard McAlindin, Director Ejecutivo, Apoyo Educativo (714) 985-8727. Quejas de acoso, intimidación: Rick Riegel, Administrador, Servicios Estudiantiles (714) 985-8671

Employee/Student Non-Fraternization Policy: BP 4101