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Counselors are not working during summer break.  During the month of June, you can reach one of our Academic Advisors (see directory to the left for contact info).  During the month of July, Assistant Principals will be working on a limited rotating basis (see contact info on homepage).  We encourage you to use this break to practice self-care, self-reflection, gratitude, and kindness, in the midst of the challenges facing our community.  Have a safe, healthy summer!
 
If you are in need of immediate mental health support, please reach out to one of the following resources:
  • San Diego Access and Crisis Line:  888-724-7240
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255
Please click on the Grossmont Resource Center link to the left for additional resources!
 
SUMMER SCHOOL 2020 for GHS students
Summer school is offered using an online program called Acellus, supported by GHS teachers, from June 8th - 26th.  Students who completed a summer school form were enrolled in the appropriate course based on their transcript and availability.  Questions should be directed to your summer school teacher.  If you complete your course early and would like to be enrolled in another Acellus course, please contact your Academic Advisor, Karin Dann (9th-10th) at kdann@guhsd.net or Krista Santoro (11th & 12th) at ksantoro@guhsd.net. 
 
UPWARD BOUND at GHS - NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!
The Upward Bound program is currently accepting freshmen and sophomores who are low-income and/or will be the first generation in their family to earn a bachelor's degree.  This is an incredible opportunity for students to benefit from free tutoring, mentoring, informative workshops, college fieldtrips, and assistance with college and financial aid applications.  To hear how Upward Bound is making an impact, listen to our current participants!  Click here for the GHS Upward Bound website.
 
NACAC COLLEGE ADMISSIONS STATUS UPDATES
NACAC has developed a tool (click here) that will serve as a gathering point for updates from colleges and universities about how they are adapting to the impact of the coronavirus. Many colleges are changing policies around school visits, admissions, enrollment and ways to contact them.
 
RESUME AND COVER LETTER RESOURCES from Cuyamaca College
The Work Based Learning Coordinators at Cuyamaca College recognize that many students or their family members may be looking for employment right now.  They created this online workshop along with a packet of helpful worksheets and examples to assist with this process.
 
ACT/SAT Exams
All public universities in California (CSU and UC campuses) and many universities across the nation have announced that the ACT/SAT will be optional for our incoming seniors.  Please visit https://pages.collegeboard.org/natural-disasters for updates regarding the SAT Exams.  Students can still access personalized test prep based on their PSAT results through their College Board accounts.  Please visit https://www.act.org/content/act/en/covid-19.html for updates regarding the ACT Exam.  Students may continue to prepare for these exams using the online tools listed under Testing Info to the left. 
 
COLLEGE ESSAY GUY'S COLLEGE APPLICATION HUB:
If students want to devote some time to working ahead on college applications, here are some of Ethan Sawyer's favorite and most popular college prep resources. Topics are listed by category and you can work through them at your own pace. They’re all free.
 
 
FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM!
In the interest of keeping students and families better informed of upcoming counseling events and information, we have created an instagram account.  Please log onto Instagram and follow @ghs_foothiller_guidance to see information as it is posted!