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Parent Presentations

Mrs. Trista Ramirez | Associate Principal Counseling and Guidance | 310-378-8471 Ext. 205 | ramirez@pvpusd.net
Mrs. Paula Stapleton | Gr. 9-12: A-Con | Ext: 220 | stapletonp@pvpusd.net
Ms. Megan Lichter | Gr. 9-12: Coo-Go | Ext: 246 | lichterm@pvpusd.net
Ms. Kristin Nelson | Gr. 9-12: Gp-Kn | Ext: 293 | nelsonk@pvpusd.net
Ms. Lindsey Marinkovich | Gr. 9-12: Ko-Mo | Ext: 213 | marinkovichl@pvpusd.net
Mrs. Merika McHugh | Gr. 9-12: Mp-Se | Ext: 217 | mchugha@pvpusd.net
Ms. Christina Sunada | Gr. 9-12: Sf-Z | Ext: 216 | sunadac@pvpusd.net


Freshman

For the 2016-2017 school year the Incoming freshman parent presentations will be held on March 22nd at 8:30AM and 6:30PM. Locations TBD. Both presentations will cover the same information so parents should join us for the presentation that best fits their schedule. The presentations will be in a small group format with your PVHS counselor; locations TBD.

The purpose of this evening is to introduce parents to a variety of high school topics. There will be a general overview of the counseling program, the typical high school day and graduation requirements.

Counselors will also discuss College entrance requirements, including the A-G courses. A description of the course registration process will be covered in detail, including typical freshman courses, how to select your student’s courses and the counselor’s program at the intermediate school.

Incoming Freshmen Parent Information Session: March 22nd 8:30AM-9:30AM OR 6:30pm-7:30pm. Incoming freshmen parents will meet in small groups with their child's PVHS counselor in the assigned rooms below. These sessions will review graduation requirements, developing a 4 year plan, the class scheduling process, college admission information, PVHS signature programs and the high school experience will also be discussed. Parents may attend the presentation either time. Both morning and evening presentations are the same. 

 

Student Last Name

Counselor

Room

A – CON

Paula Stapleton

OAR

COO – GO

Megan Lichter

College and Career Center (Rm 318)

GP - KN

Kristen Clement

Library

KO – MO

Lindsey Marinkovich

212

MP – SE

Amerika McHugh

101

SF – Z

 

Christina Sunada

100


Sophomore

The Sophomore Parent Night Presentation covers a variety of information regarding College admission, graduation requirements, and College admission testing including the PSAT, SAT, Subject Tests, PLAN and ACT.

Counselors will also discuss the importance of finding a College that matches a student’s interests and strengths. There will also be a brief overview of Naviance, a web-based program that assists students in the research and management of the College process.

For the 2016-2017 School year the Sophomore parent presentations will be held on January 25th at 8:30AM, and 6:00PM in the MPR. Both presentations will cover the same information so parents should join us for the presentation that best fits their schedule.


Junior

For the 2016-2017 School year the Junior Parent Presentations will be held on February 8th at 8:30AM and 6:30PM in the MPR. Both presentations will cover the same information so parents should join us for the presentation that best fits their schedule. The purpose of this evening is to review graduation requirements, College admissions information, testing information, and the letter of recommendation procedures. Counselors will discuss the importance of finding an appropriate College match for the student and topics to consider when developing a College list. Services from the College and Career Center and the Naviance program will also be reviewed. Counselors will discuss in depth the College application process, including types of admission options, eligibility index vs. committee selection, and parts of the application folder. Finally, counselors will also briefly cover other program information such as NCAA requirements, essays and personal statements, and College visits.

Senior

For the 2016-2017 School year the Senior Parent Presentations will be held on September 14th at 8:30AM and 6:30PM in the MPR. Both presentations will cover the same information so parents should join us for the presentation that best fits their schedule. The PVHS counselors will be discussing graduation requirements, college admission requirements, the college admission process, the letter of recommendation process and much more!