Contact Us:
Last Names A-G: Katy Chamberlin - 
 Last Names H-M: Dave Ward -
Last Names N-Z: Karen Garcia - 
Counseling Secretary: Vanessa Robles -
College & Career Specialist: Theresa Pearson -
Mental Health Specialist: Jen Ward Dixon -
Registrar: Willi Bailey -
Counseling News - October 2019

Career Technical Education (CTE) Opportunities

Scheduled College Rep Visits

Meet representatives from these colleges to find out what opportunities and programs they have to offer. The representatives that visit our campus are often the same people reviewing students applications for admission. Sign up with Mrs. Pearson in the Counseling office or

email to get your name on the list!

Thursday, October 17th @ 8:30 am - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

Tuesday, October 29th @ 8:30 am - Pomona College

Tuesday, November 5th @ 10 am - Fashion Institute of Merchandising & Design

Wednesday, November 6th @ 10:00 am - University of Nevada, Reno

Wednesday, November 6th @ 1:30 pm - University of California Santa Barbara

Tuesday, November 12th @ 10:00 am - University of California Davis

Tuesday, November 12th @ 11:30 am - University of California Santa Cruz

College Application Workshops in the Career Center 

Sign up to attend in the Counseling Office

Sierra College - Every Wednesday during 2nd & 3rd Block 

Common App 

10/25 from 8:30-9:30 am

12/3 from 12:00-1:00 pm

CSU /UC App 

10/23 from 12:30-2:30 pm 

11/7 from 9:30-10:30 am

11/13 from 7:30-8:30 am 

11/22 from 11:30-12:30 pm

Sierra College Information Sessions

A representative from Sierra College will be on campus to discuss a variety of topics to inform students about the programs they offer. Sign up to attend in the counseling office.

Wed Oct 23rd

Why Community College...Certificate, ADT, TAG, Promise, 2 Year Free

Wed Oct 30th

Intro to Sierra College

Wed Nov 6th

Explore Majors and Careers

Wed Nov 13th

Health Careers, Allied Health, Nursing, Medical Assisting

Wed Nov 20th

Steps to Transfer from a Community College to CSU, UNR, UC

Wed Dec 4th

Academic Enrichment, Great Options at Sierra College

Wed Dec 11th

TAG Agreements with the UCs

Wed Dec 18th

Drop in Questions

Sierra College Enrollment Applications and/or Academic Enrichment

Sierra College Application Workshops are Monday mornings during 2nd and 3rd block in the Career Center. Stop by or sign up with Mrs. Pearson in the counseling office. Seniors can actually submit their applications for Summer/Fall. Juniors can use this opportunity to apply for Academic Enrichment. Sophomores will become eligible to take academic enrichment classes the summer following their sophomore year. Academic Enrichment classes are free at Sierra College, students are only responsible for paying for books and any misc. fees. Bring your chromebook and social security number to complete the application.

SPRING Class Schedule Change Requests

Class changes may be made in the counseling office after Nov.1st:

a) Students who have failed a core class and need to repeat the class

b) If "call counselor" appears on the students schedule

c) Adding one of new courses listed above

d) add TA or Peer Teacher (11-12th) or Unscheduled (12th)

***Students are encouraged to email their counselor for simple schedule changes***

New courses offered for the 2019-2020 school year
On the Placer campus...Dual Credit through Sierra College:
Kinesiology: Physiology of Fitness (KIN 0083) -- Spring 1st period
Career Exploration: Career Planning (PDEV 0006) -- Spring 4th period (M&W only)
Spanish 4: Intermediate Spanish 1-Level 1 (SPAN 0003) -- Spring 2nd period
Basic Wildland Firefighting:  (Fire 50) -- Spring 3rd period (W&F Only)

Online Classes through Maidu:
Biology: A Human Perspective (BIOL 56) -- Spring
Spanish 4: Intermediate Spanish 1-Level 1 (SPAN 0003) -- Spring
AP Environmental Science -- Spring

Careers in Construction

Free hands-on construction workshops taught by contractors in our area. Workshops are here at Placer the second Wednesday of the month in Mr. Conley's classroom. Each workshop focuses on a different skill, attend one workshop or all five! Juniors will have the opportunity to earn a paid internship over the summer and Seniors will have the opportunity of full time employment after graduation. Sign up to attend in the Counseling Office.

11/13/19 - Framing

12/11/19 - Electrical

02/12/20 - Tile

03/11/20 - Plumbing/HVAC

Upcoming Events

  • Week of October 14th - Homecoming Week

  • Saturday, October 19th - Homecoming Dance 7:30-10:00pm

  • Thursday, October 24th - Blood Drive in Lower Gym

  • Tuesday, October 29th - Dia De Los Muertos 5:00-8:00pm

  • Wednesday, October 30th - PSAT test in lower gym 7:45-12:00pm

Karen Garcia,
Sep 6, 2018, 12:09 PM
Katy Chamberlin,
Sep 17, 2019, 8:53 AM
Karen Garcia,
Sep 3, 2019, 9:33 AM
Katy Chamberlin,
Sep 17, 2019, 9:25 AM
Katy Chamberlin,
Aug 30, 2019, 11:39 AM