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Red Ribbon Week  Oct 21 - 25.  Check the calendar for theme dress days ----- FACTOR Parent meeting Tuesday, October 22nd at 9 AM in College and Career Center ----- Join the PTA - How?  ask in the office ----- WILDCAT award ceremony Friday October 25th -----  End of First Quarter is Friday October 25th.  Parent-Teacher Conferences November 4th - 8th.  Congratulations to Zamboni's Teacher of the Year - Ms. Camiling (7th grade Math) ------ Congratulations to Zamboni's Classified Employee of the Year - Janet Palomares -----

College & Career Readiness

Our goal is to help prepare you for college and your future career. This involves learning about different college and career opportunities, as well as exploring your unique interest, abilities and goals.
 
College Spotlight
For more information on CSULB, check out their website here!

Career Spotlight
More information on becoming a nutritionist can be found here!
 
Words to Know

"A-G" requirements: classes that students must take (and pass with a "C" or higher!) in high school in order to apply to a 4-year college
 
A - 2 years of social studies

B - 4 years of language arts

C - 3 years of math

D - 2 years of science

E - 2 years of a language other than English

F - 1 year of a visual or performing art

G - 1 year of a college prep elective
 
ACT/SAT: an exam that students must take in high school in order to apply to most 4-year colleges

extracurricular activities: anything that you are involved in that is not related to the classes you take at school
(Examples: joining a sports team, playing a musical instrument, taking dance lessons, volunteering in your community, participating in religious activities)

financial aid: money that helps pay for college
 
grant: money given to students based on family income

scholarship: money given to students based on academic or other achievements
 
GPA: the average of your grades over time

major: a subject or area of study that represents a college student's main interest

personal statement: essays that students write about themselves as part of some college application processes

resume: a summary of a person's education, work/volunteer experiences, and skills
College and Career Center

Come to the College and Career Center to use computers to do research or browse the informational boards and brochures!
PSAT

December 13th - Periods 1st - 4th