• New Parent to Redwood Welcome Night

    Date: September 18, 2019 - 6:30pm-8:00pm      Location: Small Gym

    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: October 3, 2019 6:30pm-7:30pm      Location: Small Gym

    Intended Audience:  Senior Students and Parents (Junior Students and Parents planning ahead are welcome too)

    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: Saturday October 12, 2019 9:00am-12:00pm      Location: Library 

    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

     

    College Fit & Planning Night 

    Date: November 19, 2019 - 6:00pm-7:30pm      Location: Small Gym

    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.

     

    College Testing (SAT/ACT) Night

    Date: December 5, 2019 - 6:30pm-7:30pm      Location: Small Gym

    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 Application Night for Rising 12th Grade Parents

    Date: May 18, 2020 - 6:30pm-7:30pm      Location: Small Gym

    Intended audience:  Parents of Juniors

    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.