• Below is a list of the events the Counseling Department and College and Career Center offer to students and families throughout the school year.  Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic - in-person events have been temporarily suspended for families, but are now available for current RHS students. 

     

    Previous Events:

    Click here to see Junior Workshops for Students

     

    College Application Night for Class of 2023 Parents (PowerPoint Presentation) and recording of the presentation

    Date: Monday, May 17th Time: 6:00 PM - The purpose of this event is for junior parents to have an overview of the college application process (including community college), important dates and deadlines, and how our parents can join us in best supporting our rising seniors through this process with ease and efficiency. Counselors will have already completed individual Junior Conferences by this date.

     

    Class of 2026 Course Advising Presentation - Q&A transcript

    Date: Thursday, January 27th

    Recording of Event can be found HERE

    Intended audience: 8th grade students and their parents

     

    College Testing (SAT/ACT) Night   

    Date: Monday, December 6th Time: 6:30 pm

    Recording of Event can be found HERE

    Intended audience:  10th and 11th grade students and parents

    The purpose of this event is to provide an overview about SAT & ACT exams and to review how college testing plays a role in the admissions process.

     

    College Fit & Planning Night 

    Date: Tuesday, November 9th Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM

    Copy of Slide Deck from 2021-22 College Fit Night Presentation

    Intended Audience: 10th and 11th grade both students and parents

    The purpose of this event is to provide information such as resources to finding colleges that are a good fit, the college search/application timeline, and a short discussion about the different types of colleges to consider.  This will be followed up by an opportunity for questions and answers. This night is appropriate for junior students and their parents looking for information and guidance about the college search/application process.  Sophomores and their parents are also welcome to attend.

     

    New Parent to Redwood Welcome Night Presentation

    Date: Wednesday, September 23rd Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

    Intended audience:  Parents of first time 9th grader and transfer students

    The purpose of this event is an orientation to the school counseling program and introduction to resources to help parents navigate the high school years with their teen.  Topics covered will include the role of the school counselor with high school students, social and emotional support services including stress and anxiety, academic pressures, substance use, and parent/teen communication.  There will be a Q&A session at the end.

     

    Financial Aid Night

    Date: Thursday, October 8th Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM

    Intended Audience:  This is a great workshop for students and parents of current seniors (juniors are welcome for a preview to the senior year) Webinar:  https://tamdistrict-org.zoom.us/j/93989737809. 

    The purpose of this event is to prepare college bound seniors and their parents for the financial aid application process including the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), CA Dream Act Application, CSS Profile, Cal Grant, and scholarship opportunities.

     

    Financial Aid Workshop

    Date: To be determined

    Intended Audience:  Senior Students and Parents (Class of 2020)

    Staff will be on hand to assist students and parents in creating, completing and submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or CA Dream Act Application