College and Career


Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8 am - 12 pm at EGCS

11th graders have the opportunity to take the PSAT. You will need to contact Mrs. Valenzuela by October 6 in order to sign up. She also has a study guide to help students practice before taking the PSAT. By taking the PSAT 11th graders have the opportunity to be eligible for the NMSQT. (this is great for college applications!)
The PSAT is a 4-hour test, similar to the SAT, in 4 parts: reading, writing, math without a calculator and math with a calculator.  A letter is being sent home to explain the room the students will be testing in.

The following classes are canceled due to PSAT:
7th grade AM core, 10th grade Applied Math, Digital Art, and Study Hall.
 PSAT Parent Letter

CAL-JAC Academy 

CAL-JAC Academy is offering a 6 month, free course that covers EMT certification, firefighter physical ability test, and entry level firefighter written exam. 

Make sure the check out the FIRE SERVICE ACADEMY FLYER

EGUSD College and Career Fair

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 6- 8 PM at Valley High School, 6300 Ehrhardt Ave., Sacramento, CA 95823.

Cash for College

The Cal Grant opens up on October 1 and the deadline is March 2nd. Students and families can attend FREE Cash for College Workshops to help complete the application for FAFSA or California Dream Act and Chafee Grant for Foster Youth applications. Below is a list of times and days of when workshops will be available throughout the District.

Calvine High School - October 10, 6-8 pm
Valley High School - October 26, 6-8 pm
Sheldon High School - November 2, 5:30 - 8 pm
Laguna Creek High School - November 28, 6-8 pm
Elk Grove High School - November 28, 6-8 pm
Florin High School - January 5, 5:30-7:30 pm

Cash for College Flyer

AES Engineering Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria: Must be a high school senior and attending a post-secondary educational facility.
Students must submit an essay of 500 - 1000 words answering the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
Submit essay to:

You can also visit their website for more information. AES Engineers

Amount award: $500.00
Deadline: October 6, 2017


The ASVAB is scheduled for Friday, November 3, 2017 from 12:30 - 4:00 pm in room 113.

The ASVAB is a great career assessment tool that can help you identify which career areas best suit you. Because this is an aptitude test it doesn't just tell you what you are currently good at, it will also tell you what you may be good at learning. 
For more information visit the ASVAB website.

Will Kempton High School Scholarship ($2,000)

This scholarship is available to a female high school senior in the Sacramento Region who is inspired to pursue a college degree in a transportation-related field, including studies, math, architecture, geography, business, law, political science, environmental science, English, planning, economics, sociology, and government policy.
The application deadline is November 17th
The applicant must be a high school senior.
GPA of 3.0 or higher
Currently studying math, science, and technology
Considering a college degree in a transportation-related field

Will Kempton High School Scholarship application 

Future Hornet Day 

Saturday, October 14th at Sacramento State University

Future Hornet Day is designed for students interested in the in attending Sacramento State University. There will be campus tours as well as the staff members giving information about financial aid, housing, admissions, and more.
You need to register if you plan on attending. To register CLICK HERE

Preview Day at UC Davis

October 18th is Preview Day at UC Davis. Students interested in attending UC Davis are invited to attend. There will be information regarding admission and campus tours. To register CLICK HERE 

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