Freshman Year Calendar
Attend Registration and Link Crew Orientation
Attend Back to School Night.
Get involved with activities, the arts, clubs, and athletics. College admission officers look at student leadership in extracurricular activities when considering students. Plan on joining a club, sport, theatrical production, school publication, service learning project, or internship.
- For more details on club and activities, click- Here.
Familiarize yourself with Aeries Portal, Haiku, and Naviance.
Aeries Portal: Used to check grades, attendance, email teachers and more
Haiku– Access your teacher’s classroom page, assignments, PowerPoints and videos.
Naviance – This is a personalized college and career planning tool.
Ms. Sanchez is our college and career counselor. firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the College and Career Center or check your Naviance account to get current updates.
- For a quick Naviance view, click- Here
Use a day planner to keep assignments and homework organized.
Attend Freshmen Planning Night
To view latest powerpoint, click- Here
All freshmen take the Pre-PSAT (aka Shmoop). This test is provided by the school. No registration required. This is an on-line, in-depth review of the PSAT.
For more details, click- Here
Attend Report Card Night with parents-(time and date TBA).
Attend College and Career Night at Tustin High School. Contact Counselor for information on event.
For additional resources on interest and career exploration, visit:
Naviance Activity: Complete ‘Cluster Finder’ under the ‘About Me’ tab and click on ‘Personality Type’.
Prepare for final exams as first semester ends
Enjoy your Winter Recess!
2nd semester begins!
See counselor for any questions regarding 2nd semester classes, and other questions
Naviance Activity: Begin ‘My Resume’ (under ‘About Me’ tab) and begin entering information.
If applicable, create a Cal State Apply (formerly CSU Mentor) account and input your first semester grades into profile.
Naviance Activity: Continue to explore colleges, careers, and more on Naviance.
Course registration begins for your 10th grade year. Review the A-G and graduation requirements. Discuss future class placement with your teachers and be prepare to meet with your counselor. If applicable, sign up for summer school to make up any D’s or F’s on your transcript. See your counselor to register
- For graduation requirements, click Here
In house registration orientation. Talk to your teachers and counselors about course selection for the following year. For additional course planning resources:
- Freshmen 4 Year Plan
- Foothill’s (2017-2018) UC and CSU Approved A-G list
- Student Athletes- NCAA, Information for Athletes, NCAA Guide PDF
Course registration will continue for your 10th grade year if you missed the actual week registration. Come in and see your counselor to complete and turn in form with parent and teacher signatures. Review the A-G and graduation requirements. Discuss future class placement with your teachers and be prepare to meet with your counselor.
If applicable, sign up for summer school to make up any D’s or F’s on your transcript. See your counselor to register.
Attend a college fair to explore your out-of-state options. Familiarize yourself with the following institutions:
Naviance Activity: Update your ‘Colleges I’m Thinking About’ (under ‘Colleges’ tab).
During Spring Break-plan to visit colleges or get a virtual tour.
- For a virtual tour, click- Here
- For a college visit checklist click- Here
- For a student guide, click- Here
Visit BigFuture to enhance your family discussions about college and career.
If you haven’t sign up for summer school to make up any D’s or F’s on your transcript. See your counselor to register. Mid April is the deadline.
Study for finals week!
Summer school begins – if you haven’t turned in your paperwork by deadline, you must show up for the first day of class.
Naviance Activity: Update your academic ‘Portfolio’ (under ‘About Me’ tab) to file recent report cards, honors, and co-curricular involvement. Continual updates will facilitate your future college application process.
Visit colleges over the summer
- For a college visit checklist, click- Here
- For a map of California colleges and universities, click Here
Look into internships, summer programs, and community services to strengthen your academic resume: (*additional resources below)