BHS Etree bhs at lists.lmi.net
Wed Aug 30 17:26:45 PDT 2017

PLEASE do not reply to this email, contact Mary Jacobs,
maryjacobs at berkeley.net

Dear Class of 2018,

Welcome to your senior year of high school!  The staff in the College &
Career Center (CCC) hope you have a great year.  We are here in D-221 to
help you every step of the way as you plan for life after graduation. We
provide support for college and job applications and more.

*The CCC Staff*:

Melanie Aguas, College Advisor: melanieaguas at berkeley.net
Brianna Brooks, College Advisor, EAOP (Early Academic Outreach Program):
briannabrooks at berkeley.edu

James Dopman, Career Advisor: jamesdopman at berkeley.net

Mary Jacobs, Clerical Assistant: maryjacobs at berkeley.net

Front Desk Telephone: 510-644-4583 <%28510%29%20644-4583>

*CCC Hours:* Monday -Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

*Drop-In Hours for Questions:* Before school, during lunch, and after
school to 4:00 PM

*Sign-Up Genius Individual Appointments:* Link to be sent to students'
e-mail for appointment sign up in October (after senior class presentation
by advisor)

*Top Ten To-Do List for Seniors:*

1. Complete *Senior Profile *for letters of recommendations for private
schools and scholarships.  Submit online by 9/14/17:


2. *Register for College Entrance Test - SAT or ACT. *

Next SAT test date is 10/7/17.  Must register by 9/8/17.  Refer to SAT
website at:
Next ACT test date is 10/28/17.  Must register by 9/22/17. Refer to ACT
website at:

3. Complete *school lunch form* for free or reduced lunch and the
opportunity to *get free test fee waivers* & college application fee
waivers.  Apply at: https://secure.ezmealapp.com/ApplicationScreen.aspx

Verify free and reduced lunch with Food Services Manager and return signed
form to CCC for test fee waiver codes from 8:00 AM to 1:45 PM.

4. Ask someone for a *letter of recommendation* for private school
application, CSU EOP application, scholarship, and/or job application.

5. *Review your transcript* for your classes, graduation requirements, and
a-g classes for UC and CSU requirements.  Ask counselor or CCC for a copy
of transcript.

6. *Check out CCC website* for ideas, resources, and calendar of college
admissions visits and presentations.  You get 10 excused absences for
college presentations.  Must get teachers' permission first.
*CCC Calendar:* http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/resources/college-career-cen
*CCC Resources: *http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net
*Essay Readers: *http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/resources/college-

7.* Talk to academic counselor, or college advisor, and career advisor*.
Class presentations by college advisor will begin in September.  Individual
advising appointments by Sign-Up Genius link to your student e-mail TBA.

8. Pick up *BHS Organizer*.  Keep track of usernames, passwords, deadlines,
including UC and CSU applications due 11/30/17.

9. Sign up for *e-tree messages* for events and news at BHS.  E-mail sign
up: http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/parents/berkeley-high-e-tree/
Send email to bhsrequest at lmi.net with the word "subscribe" in subject line.
Read school email for college visits, application workshops, essay readers,
scholarship news, and more.

10. *See BHS Career Advisor, *Mr. Dopman for help with resumes,
internships, volunteer opportunities, and jobs. You will find Mr. Dopman in
CCC, D-221, during the lunch period.


Marguerite Fa-Kaji and Dylan Kaufman are the parent-volunteer facilitators
of the Etree; please direct any questions about the Etree to them at
bhs-owner at lmi.net.

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