Counselors are divided by student's last names. Counselors are available for academic, personal/social issues, and post-secondary (college & career) planning. Please email your counselor if you have questions or would like to set up an appointment to meet. To contact the counseling secretary, please call 707-778-4779.
Additionally, we have MFT interns on-site available for extra mental health support. If you are looking for support, you can complete the PHS Mental Health Self-Referral Form directly or email your counselor.
IMPORTANT FORMS & PAST PRESENTATIONS
Welcome back Trojans! If you missed Trojan Roll Call, come to the PHS Library starting Tuesday 8/17 at 7:30am for your school picture, ID card, and schedule.Schedule changes - we prioritize broken schedules over all other scheduling requests. A broken schedule is one that is missing a class period or a course that you must have to graduate or meet A-G requirements.Please note that we will NOT make schedule changes for:
- Switching teachers
- Switching periods of classes (unless it's an un-requested 0 period issue)
- Switching into the same class with your friends
Phone Hotline for Enrollment Help – 707.521.7844
Transcripts: To request a transcript, click here.
Work Permit: You'll find the work permit application and information on the process here.
Mental Health Support: You'll find resources here.Many questions can be answered here Counseling FAQs
Congratulations to our class of 2021! Diplomas can be picked up in the main office starting Monday, June 14th. Please call 707-778-4652 in advance to be sure someone is on campus. Please be sure to clear any fines, return books, Wifi Hotspot (if applicable), and return your Chromebook w/charger (if you have a school-issued one) prior to picking up your diploma. Fines can be paid via our online donations/payments site, RevTrak. Go to the Fees/Fines section and have your student’s school ID# available to enter or the payment will not process.
If you plan to participate in a fall sport, be sure to complete all the information on our Athletics website. If you have questions, contact Suzie Andersen (athletic secretary), firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ray McClintock (athletic director), email@example.com.
Class of 2022:
For the Class of 2022 that plans to apply to CSU or UC colleges for Fall 2022 admission, these are good things to remember:
- Taking Math during your senior year is important for college acceptance.
- SAT/ACT - while some colleges are not taking these as part of the entrance requirements, it may still be a good idea to take these tests for placement in college.
- As always, going above and beyond in your A-G requirements will increase your chances of acceptance to CSU and UC schools.
- For CSU schools, the new qualifying minimum GPA is a 2.5 in A-G coursework.
- CSU website: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply
- UC website: https://apply.universityofcalifornia.edu/my-application/login
Fall 2021 Important Dates:
- Trojan Roll Call (PHS Multi Purpose Room): Thursday, August 12th & Friday, August 13th from 9am-3pm. At this time students will pick up their class schedule, take their school pictures, pick up their school device, purchase PE clothes, ASB cards, and other items. Please bring your Parent Portal Confirmation from the Aeries parent portal.
- Link Crew Freshman Orientation (PHS Gym): Friday, August 13th. Juniors and seniors will orient freshmen in small groups, have icebreaker activities, and give them a tour of the school.
- Freshman Parent Night (PHS Multi Purpose Room): Monday, August 16th at 6pm. Intended for freshmen parents to acquaint them with the school, policies, and meet the admin and counseling team.
- First day of school (PHS): Tuesday, August 17th at 8:30am (no 0 period on day one)
- We plan to be in person, full time, 5 days a week. Any changes to dates will be coming from Mr. Mori, our principal.
A-G Requirements (4 Year Colleges)
Santa Rosa Junior College Information
PE Waiver Information, Board Policy AR 6142.7
College Planning: Tips & Important Information
College Testing - SAT & ACT
UC & CSU Application Filing Periods
Senior Class of 2022 - College Tips:
- Create a separate, professional (firstname.lastname@example.org) email to use for all applications.
- When sending applications and scholarship information through the Post Office, purchase a ‘proof of mailing’ certificate.
- Keep a copy of every college and application that you submit, and keep them organized!
- Gather all important materials - transcripts, resume/list of activities including all community service, start thinking about who will write your letters of recommendation (private schools only)
- Plan a visit to the College and Career Center! There is a variety of information and support available to seniors.
- Visit https://www.californiacolleges.edu/#/ & https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/ for helpful planning tools, testing information, researching college, application calendars and much more!
UC & CSU Application Filing Periods:
- California State University: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply
- October 1 – November 30, 2021 for Fall 2022 Admissions
- University of California: http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions
- November 1-30, 2021 for Fall 2022 Admissions
- For private universities: check the individual application dates, deadlines and enrollment requirements
- Early Decision/Early Action - usually October 1st
- Regular Admission - will vary by school
SAT & ACT:
PHS SCHOOL CODE: 052460
- Many schools have gone to test optional for this next year, if you are able to take the test one time, do it!
- UC: SAT Reasoning + Essay (or ACT with Writing)
(Subject tests may be recommended for certain majors, check individual campus and major)
- CSU: SAT Reasoning only (or ACT) (use 3594 to send scores)
- Private Universities: check the individual testing requirements that are recommended for each school/major.
- You are in charge of sending your test scores directly to the schools you apply to!
- SAT Reasoning & SAT Subject Area: http://collegeboard.com
- ACT Examination: www.actstudent.org
Write your personal essay EARLY!
- Students applying to the University of California system and most private colleges and universities will be required to submit a personal essay. Take your time to do this well! Write your first draft, have someone whose writing ability you admire review your work….then update and re-write!
- UCs require you to respond to 4 of the 8 personal insight questions
- CSUs do not require essays
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
- Get discounted tuition out of state (certain majors)
- Learn more here: https://www.wiche.edu/tuition-savings/wue/
California Community Colleges are a great place to start your post-secondary studies.
- Certification programs for careers (example: mechanics, computers, phlebotomy)
- Associate of Arts Degrees (two year college degrees with a major area of study)
- Transfer to a four-year university (take freshman and sophomore general education requirements then transfer to a four-year university for completion of a Bachelor’s Degree.)
- SRJC Jumpstart Program will help all students that plan to attend SRJC after high school
FAFSA & California Dream Act (AB 130 & AB131) October 1, 2021 - March 2, 2022
- Online application should be completed for the 2021-2022 freshman college year. FAFSA is the umbrella application required for almost all federal, state, institutional and private grants/scholarships. We recommend that you fill out this application regardless of your financial need.
- Students who don’t qualify for financial aid under FAFSA may qualify under the California Dream Act. Qualifications to apply are: 1. a student must have attended a CA high school for a minimum of 3 years, 2. graduate from a CA high school, pass the CAHSEE or receive a GED, 3.enroll in an accredited and qualified CA college or university and 4. if applicable, fill out an affidavit to legalize immigration status as soon as eligible.