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COUNSELING

Thank you for visiting the GHS Counseling webpage! Please use the links on the left to find valuable information for parents and students. Upcoming events can be found below. If you need further assistance, counselors are available by appointment, Monday through Friday from 8am to 3pm.
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GOT PLANS?  Career and College Fair on Sat. Oct. 12th
Grossmont College will be hosting the East County Education Alliance's fifteenth annual Got Plans? Career & College Fair for all high school students and parents. High School students and parents can chat with admissions representatives from more than 90 public and private universities, community colleges, vocational schools, and the military.  The event is free and includes a variety of workshops, some offered in Spanish and Arabic as well.  Click here for more info!
 
CHECK YOUR MOOD WEEK for 11th graders on Oct. 28th - Nov. 1st
Grossmont High School is partnering with San Diego Youth Services for the 7th year in a row to offer “Check Your Mood” to all 9th & 11th graders.  This program focuses on educating youth and their families on depression and reducing the stigma around seeking help for mental health issues.  On October 28th through November 1st (11th grade) and December 2nd-6th (9th grade), SDYS will be presenting curriculum in classrooms and providing additional support for students that express interest and/or need.  
Parent awareness is integral to the success of this program.  Please visit these links for additional information: SDYS Here Now website & Parent Powerpoint.  You can preview what your child will learn and find out how you can help.  Please click here for the passive parent permission slip.  If you would like your child to opt out of the program, please return the bottom portion of the form to the Grossmont Resource Center.  For additional information, contact Julianna Manuel at jmanuel@guhsd.net.  
 
SENIORS:  SIGN UP FOR A POST SECONDARY PLANNING MEETING:
Please complete this form to request a meeting with your counselor.
 
COLLEGE INFO FOR SENIORS:
Counselors recently presented the following information to seniors.  Students selected the topic of four year universities or community college/other options, and hopefully brought home packets of valuable information:
Students who plan to attend community college or other options (military, apprenticeship, etc.), please click here.
Students who plan to attend a four-year university, please click here.  
 
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!
 
COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS:  Register for the ACT/SAT now (last test date accepted by the UC's)!
If you plan to apply to four-year universities and you have not taken the ACT/SAT, now is the time to register for the ACT at www.act.org and/or the SAT at www.collegeboard.org.  If you receive free/reduced lunch, please see Krista Santoro in the counseling office for a fee waiver!
 
Regular registration deadline for the December 7th SAT:  November 8th
Regular registration deadline for the December 14th ACT:  November 8th
 
UNITY DAY AT GHS FOR ALL SOPHOMORES
Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, our Unity Day program has been postponed until further notice.  We appreciate all of the student leaders who were ready to facilitate group activities and make a positive difference in the lives of their fellow students.  We will share more information when it becomes available.