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The MVHS Guidance Team would like to share some information during the time you are home and away from school. We hope you are all safe and well.
 
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INFORMATION for ALL STUDENTS
AP TESTING: At this time, the College Board has announced AP testing will occur later this Spring in an "at home", "online" format.  You can find information at this link: College Board Corona Virus Update.
 
COURSE SELECTION: We realize not all Juniors finished course selection. We plan to meet with your all when school resumes. If you would like to reach out to your counselor by email before that, you may do so. Emails are listed below:
A-D: Mrs. Leota, tleota@guhsd.net
E-Le: Ms. Bowler, hbowler@guhsd.net
Lf-Re: Mr. Owitti, gowitti@guhsd.net
Rf-Z: Mrs. Goldberg, dgoldberg@guhsd.net 
 
SUPPORT: If you are in need of support during our break from school, please reach out to one of the following resources:
One-on-One Zoom Meetings can be scheduled with Rena Cyvas daily from 9 - 11am or with Ginger Goldie daily from 1 - 3pm. Please email in advance to receive a link to a one-on-one Zoom meeting
  • Mending Matters is also able to provide short term support to any GUHSD student. Please contact us at (619) 940-5165 or email referrals@mendingmatters.org for more information. 
  • Mental Health Concerns:  San Diego Access and Crisis Line:  888-724-7240
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255
  • Dial 211 or go to  211sandiego.org
  • MVHS Resource Guide
SENIORS
4-YEAR UNIVERSITIES: Many colleges are releasing their acceptance letters this month.  UC schools will be sending out all notices by March 31st. Please make sure to check your emails daily and read them carefully for important information.  Here are some tips that can help you during this process:
Usually students have to accept an offer by May 1st but make sure to check your emails and note of any specific deadlines. It seems some universities are changing this date to to accept offers to June 1 but it will vary from school to school.
 
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: For those seniors heading off to community college next year, you will need to complete a few steps if you did not attend our three onboarding sessions.  Before school closures, Grossmont and Cuyamaca Colleges planned to have events on their campuses in May to help with these steps.  Once we get any updated information, we will communicate it to you.  
 
FAFSA or CA DREAM ACT: Seniors, if you have not completed your application yet, it is important that you do so in order to access any financial aid for community college, trade/vocational schools and universities next year.  The FAFSA or CA Dream Act must be completed to qualify for the College Promise, which is the first year of community college for free at most community colleges in California. Please go to the following links to complete these documents and make sure to apply for the 2020-21 school year:
www.fafsa.gov
dream.csac.ca.gov (for undocumented students) 
 
Please stay safe and continue to check email and our district website for up-to-date information as it becomes available.
 
It's a Great Day to Be a Monarch!
Take care of yourselves and your families,
Mr. Owitti, Ms. Bowler, Mrs. Leota & Mrs. Goldberg