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Mrs. Mariana Arroyo

                

Reedley High School

9th Grade Counselor

Mrs. Mariana Arroyo

Phone: (559)305-7100 ext. 2231

E-mail: arroyo-m@kcusd.com

 

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  • Welcome Pirates!!! As your guidance counselor, my goal is to work with you and your parents to provide support in your academic objectives, emotional growth, and social development. I look forward to working together and seeing you succeed in meeting your goals.  
  • If you have any questions or concerns, you can submit an online appointment request using the following link (please keep in mind that you must be logged in to your school email account to access the google form):

 

  • If you would like to stay connected and informed through text messages from your counselor, text @arroyo24 to 81010.                                                          
                                
 
 
**Graduation Requirements**
Please review RHS graduation requirements, so that you can ensure that you are on the right path to getting your diploma.   
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**A-G Requirements**
If you are planning to attend a UC or CSU after high school, it is imperative that you complete the A-G requirements and pass your classes with a grade of C or better.  Keep in mind that you MUST complete 11 A-G courses by the end of your junior year.  Attached you will find a copy of the A-G classes offered at RHS. 

Preparing for College

 Freshman Year Checklist

 

  • Enroll in college preparatory courses at Reedley High School
  • Enroll in classes that expand your horizons and take you out of your comfort zone; Academic Decathlon, AVID, Band, Choir, Drama, NJROTC, etc.
  • When possible, explore colleges via the internet – California State Universities (CSU), Universities of California (UC) and Private Schools.
  • Visit and explore fastweb.com for scholarships and www.calstateapply.com for help planning for college.
  • Become familiar with the A-G Requirements for entrance to a 4 year institution.
  • Enter essay contests, speech contests, apply for scholarships, internships and summer programs.
  • Get involved in extracurricular activities – clubs, sports and take leadership roles.
  • Volunteer in your community – church, hospital, fire department, family business, library or school.
  • Study hard and do well in school to be competitive when applying to college – from now on your grades will count toward college and will show up on your permanent record/transcript.
  • Start to attend virtual events on college campuses (plays, concerts, sporting events, activities related to the field of study you are interested in, college tours, etc.)
  • Get to know your high school counselor (Mrs. Arroyo) and let her know your college and/or career goals, etc. Your parents may want to be included!!!
  • Talk to your friends about what they plan to do after high school or college. 
  • Become informed and empowered!
**Take advantage of these opportunities:
Fresno Area Night takes place normally at the Fresno Convention Center.  However, this year the event will take place virtually and it is a great opportunity to get more information on financial aid, college/university admissions, and college planning. 

Here is the video on how to register for the event. Registration opens August 19th and the event will take place on September 9th, 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaOXWLzjviA
 
Fastweb Scholarship Search
Watch this video created by our very own Mrs. Tomassian in the career center on making a Fastweb account and searching for scholarships.
 
 
College and University Virtual Visits:
Here is an awesome website to take a look at colleges and universities virtually now that in person college visits are cancelled. 
https://www.youvisit.com/collegesearch/
 
Coast to Coast College Tours
UC Berkeley, Dartmouth, Northwestern, Princeton and Vanderbilt have gotten together to put on a virtual event on August 30th at 3 pm. The Coast to Coast program is intended to be an introduction to each of the institutions, as well as discussion on holistic admission, financial aid and admission in the time of COVID.  Please use this link to register for this event. https://www.coasttocoasttour.org/