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Class of 2019: #Accepted & #Enlisted Tillers

Chloe Carraway, Accepted to Cal State Long BeachCaylee Hermanson, Accepted to Chico StateAnnemarie Denning, Accepted to the US Air Force AcademyAbraham Ortiz Santibanez, Accepted to Notre Dame

Sign up to be #accepted & #enlisted online at tinyurl.com/2019acceptedtillers!

CSF

California Scholarship Federation

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California Scholarship Federation (CSF) membership is based on a student’s grades from their previous semester.

To become a member of CSF, you must print and complete the CSF Application Form every semester for a total of 4 from grades 10-12 in order to qualify for Sealbearer status. Also, at least ONE semester of CSF MUST be earned during your senior year.

After filling out the application, please turn it in to the Student Store with a copy of last semester’s grades, plus the $5 application fee. Students can print out their own transcripts here from Aeries Parent Portal, or they can obtain their most recent copy from Mr. Lopez, our Counseling Technician, in the Counseling Office.

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Pysher in the Counseling Office.

 

CSF APPLICATION WINDOW: Spring 2019

The CSF window will be open from Monday, September 16, 2019 until Wednesday, October 16th, 2019.

There is a new procedure for CSF:

  • Pick up a CSF form from the counseling office
  • Print out your transcript & fill out the form
  • Bring the competed form & transcript to Mr. Lopez in the Counseling office so he can check your points
  • Mr. Lopez will initial your form for approval
  • THEN, you can go to the student store & pay your $5 membership fee

*Mrs. Garcia in the student store will not accept your CSF form without Mr. Lopez's initials.

Please see Mr. Lopez or Mrs. Pysher with any questions. Thank you!

Click HERE to download and print the form.

National Honor Society

National Honor Society

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Are you an excellent student who is looking for ways to serve your community?

Junior and Seniors with a 3.5 GPA or above are eligible to apply and must be willing to complete 30 hours of community service and attend bi-weekly meetings. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved and be a leader at THS!

Any questions - see Ms. Khojikian or Mrs. Vandal.

Visit the National Honor Society Website to learn more about the program.

 

College Visits

College Visits

Are you a college/university/educational program who is looking to visit Tustin High School?

Register through the  Counselor Community website to visit our students on Campus during our lunch. Please sign-up for a free account (the new Rep Visits) to see our availability and schedule your visit to Tustin High School!

Thank you for your interest!

NAVIANCE

What is Naviance?

And, Why is it important?

Naviance is a comprehensive K-12 college and career readiness platform that enables self-discovery, career exploration, academic planning, and college preparation for millions of students across all ages and around the globe.

THS counseling uses Naviance to help students begin exploring their college and career options as early as freshman year. You can also use it to register for upcoming college visits on campus!

Log in to the Naviance Student Portal for access to resources.

College Application Day

#AppliedTillers

Tustin High School will continue to participate in The California College Application and Success Campaign this year. This is a national initiative to increase the number of first generation students applying to 2 and 4 year colleges. Seniors will receive assistance through their College and Career Readiness (CCR) class on every step of the application process, culminating in every Senior submitting an application on November 19th, 2019. We are excited to support our Seniors during this important time!

Please contact Mrs. Pysher with any questions at cpysher@tustin.k12.ca.us

2019 TUSD College Fair

2019 TUSD College & Career Fair

Click HERE to view or download the PDF of the 2019 TUSD College & Career Fair Flyer

Monday, November 4th from 6-8 PM at THS Sports pavilion

TUSD is holding its 2019 College and Career Fair on Monday, Nov. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tustin High School. The 34th annual event is open to all TUSD high school students and their parents. Over 90 colleges, universities and military academies will have representatives hand out literature and answer questions about their institutions. Students and parents will be able to gather information on campus locations, curriculum, admissions requirements, tuition and living expenses. There will also be workshops on financial aid, higher education options in California and out-of-state, and NCAA eligibility. Additionally, community colleges, Coastline Regional Occupational Program (ROP) and career technical education programs will share their programs with Tustin Unified high school students.

Challenge Success

Challenge Success at Tustin High School

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The Tustin High School Challenge Success Team believes that a narrow definition of success, one which overemphasizes grades, test scores, and performance, allows little time for kids to develop the essential skills needed to become independent, ethical, and critical thinkers. Our aim is to help keep our kids in balance- Healthy, Engaged Kids.

THS CHALLENGE SUCCESS VISION

“Tustin High School will ensure that all parties are authentically engaged in challenging and purposeful learning while minimizing stress and valuing each member of the community.”

College & Career Readiness (CCR) Academy

College & Career Readiness (CCR)

The CCR Academy time is dedicated to College and Career Readiness for all Tillers. For 40 minutes, twice a month, students will have the opportunity to explore their post Tustin High School plans. During this time, students will learn college and career based curriculum using our Naviance Student Program.

2019-2020 CCR Academy dates:

August 27
September 17
October 15
November 5
November 19
January 14
February 11
March 10
April 21

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For log-in information, please contact Ms. Sam, at extension 87160, in the Counseling Department.

AP EXAM REGISTRATION

2019-2020 AP EXAM REGISTRATION

September 1st - November 1st

HOW TO REGISTER:

Step 1: Go to the online test registration site: https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/53570

Step 2: Create an account using your personal email and cell number

Step 3: Choose which exams you will take

Step 4: Follow payment instructions and submit/send payment

EXAM FEES: 

$105 per exam / $15 per exam if approved for fee waiver*

*submit a request for fee waiver if you qualify for free & reduced lunch*

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LATE REGISTRATION

$150 per exam - $45 late fee and NO fee waivers will be honored

REFUND POLICY

Must cancel before 11/1/19 to receive refund of $100 / $10

NO REFUND if you cancel after 11/1/19

Questions? Contact Mrs. Hagstrom or Mr. Tanara

PSAT Registration

PSAT Registration is now CLOSED


 

2019-2020 PSAT REGISTRATION

TEST DATE:

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

*report at 7:45 AM - Test begins at 8 AM

HOW TO REGISTER:

Juniors: Fill out the online registration form: tinyurl.com/y2dp8uh6

Sophomores: Register at the Student Store

Freshmen: Register at the Student Store

EXAM FEES: 

FREE for all Juniors/11th graders

$21 for Sophomores/10th & Freshmen/9th graders

Registration Windows

Juniors: August 26th - September 13th

Sophomores: September 2 - September 13th

Juniors: September 9th - 13th

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Peer Tutoring

THS Peer Tutoring Program

The Peer Tutoring program is designed to help students achieve greater success by connecting students with their peers. The goal is to build an academic support system in which student-to-student help is offered to anyone who needs tutoring in any subject in order to strengthen students’ skills and improve their overall achievement. Peer tutors will be available to help other students as needed during Tutorial on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

If you would like to be a peer tutor please complete the Peer Tutoring Application Form and this Checklist Page. You can complete the application by following the link below or you can pick up a paper application from the Student Services Office. Two teacher recommendation signatures and a parent/guardian signature are required to complete the application. Applications must be submitted and Checklist/Signature Page must be turned in to the Student Services Office by Monday, September 23rd.

Download the Application Checklist

and Fill out the Online Application form

2019-2020 Parent Nights

2019-20 COUNSELING PARENT NIGHTS & WORKSHOPS

Sep. 4th - Coffee with the Counselors @ 5PM in the Library (at Back to School Night)

Sep. 25th - Parent University @ 5:30 PM in the Plaza

Workshops:

  • Financial Aid Workshop: Room 121
  • UC Workshop: Room 122
  • Cal State Workshop: Room  123
  • Community College Workshop: Room 124
Session # Time
1 5:50-6:10 PM
2 6:15-6:35 PM
3 6:40-7 PM
4 7:05-7:25 PM

October 17th -  Cash For College (Financial Aid Night #1)

Nov. 4 - TUSD College Fair @ 6PM in the Sports Pavilion

Feb. 12th - FAFSA Workshop (Financial Aid Night #1)