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Guidance Department


1) Personal Development: Demonstrated through personal responsibility, ethical behavior and respect for others.

2) Critical Thinking and Communication Skills: Demonstrated through active research and analysis, collaboration and creative problem solving.

3) College Preparation and Career Readiness: Demonstrated through participation and successful performance in A-G coursework and/or Career Technical Education programs.
 Guidance Staff: Please contact us via phone or email if you'd like to set up an appointment
Guidance Advisor for students last names A-L: Heather Kimball (formerly Ms. Whitley)
Guidance Advisor for students last names M-Z: January-June 2017 Desa Ruybal
(Mrs. Kang is currently out on leave)
9th/10th Intervention and English Language Learner Advisor: Erika Flores 
Registrar and Guidance Secretary: Sandy Cotton 
Community Liaison: Norma Sanchez
SVCTE, Middle College, & College Advantage Counselor: Jennifer Halas (on campus every Tuesday)
Upcoming Events:
August 11th- New Parent Orientation @ 8:30am and 6:30pm
 August 30th- Back To School Night @ 6:30pm
 August 31st & September 1st-  9th Grade Guidance Classroom Presentations
September 7th & 8th- 10th Grade Guidance Classroom Presentations
 September 19th & 20th- Senior Guidance Classroom Presentations
 September 21st- Senior Parent College Information Night @ 6 pm in Cafeteria
September 21st-  Parent/ Teen Safe Driving Workshop @ 7:30-9pm in the Theater 
 September 27th- Financial Aid Night @ 6:30pm (English Presentation in Cafeteria, Spanish in Library)
October 12th- Cash For College Financial Aid Event @ 3pm- 7pm in Library
 October 13th & 14th- Junior Guidance Classroom Presentations
 October 19th- PSAT exam for all 10th grade students (for free!) and optional for 11th graders (8am-12pm)
November 16 & 17th- Advanced Placement Student Panel in the Library @ Study Hall
November 30th- all CSU and UC college applications are due! 
December 8th- Out Of State College Fair @7-9pm in the Gym
December 14th- 10th & 11th Grade Parent Info Night @ 6-7pm in Cafeteria (English) & Library (Spanish)
January 9th- AP Night @ 6- 8pm (Parents & Students learn about Advanced Placement classes)
January 11th- Registration Rodeo (current students learn about all class options) @ Lunch
January 10th- 27th- Guidance will be in classrooms programming student's schedules for next year
***New Students and Parents***
Come learn all about Westmont at our School Showcase!
January 17th @ 6:30-8pm in the Gym
First week of February- Guidance will be visiting our local middle schools
February 8th- AP & Honors Commitment Forms are due in Student Services Center
February 15th- SVCTE Field Trip for interested 10th & 11th grade students
April 20th- West Valley Assessment for 12th Graders in Library @2:45-5pm
May 1st - 12th: AP Exams   Questions? Ask Mr. Miller or Mrs. Hanson
May 16th- De Anza Application Workshop for 12th Graders in Library @ 3-4pm
May 22nd- De Anza Assessment Testing for 12th Graders in Library @3-6pm
May 23rd- Senior Awards Night in the Performing Arts Center
June 6th- De Anza Orientation for 12th Graders in Library @1:30-3pm
June 8th- Graduation!