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Freshman Year Calendar


Naviance Freshman Presentation PDF
Freshman Planning Night Presentation PDF
Freshmen 4 Year Plan
Q and A for New Freshmen and Parents PDF
Orientation 2017-18 PDF

August

checkbox with gold borderFamiliarize yourself with our information systems such as Aeries and Haiku

 

checkbox with gold borderAttend Registration and Link Crew Orientation

September

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Attend Back to School Night.

checkbox with gold borderGet 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.

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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. dsanchez@tustin.k12.ca.us

checkbox with gold borderVisit the College and Career Center or check your Naviance account to get current updates.

  • For a quick Naviance view, click- Here

checkbox with gold borderUse a day planner to keep assignments and homework organized.

checkbox with gold borderAttend Freshmen Planning Night
To view latest powerpoint, click- Here

October

checkbox with gold borderAll 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.

checkbox with gold borderFor more details, click- Here

checkbox with gold borderAttend Report Card Night with parents-(time and date TBA).

November

checkbox with gold borderAttend College and Career Night at Tustin High School. Contact Counselor for information on event.
For additional resources on interest and career exploration, visit:

 

checkbox with gold borderNaviance Activity: Complete ‘Cluster Finder’ under the ‘About Me’ tab and click on ‘Personality Type’.

 

December

checkbox with gold borderPrepare for final exams as first semester ends

checkbox with gold borderEnjoy your Winter Recess!

 

January

checkbox with gold border2nd semester begins!

checkbox with gold borderSee counselor for any questions regarding 2nd semester classes, and other questions

 

February

checkbox with gold borderNaviance Activity: Begin ‘My Resume’ (under ‘About Me’ tab) and begin entering information.

 checkbox with gold borderIf applicable, create a Cal State Apply (formerly CSU Mentor) account and input your first semester grades into profile.

checkbox with gold borderNaviance Activity: Continue to explore colleges, careers, and more on Naviance.

checkbox with gold borderCourse 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

checkbox with gold borderIn house registration orientation. Talk to your teachers and counselors about course selection for the following year. For additional course planning resources:

March

checkbox with gold borderCourse 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.

checkbox with gold borderIf applicable, sign up for summer school to make up any D’s or F’s on your transcript. See your counselor to register.

  • For an ‘A-G’ course list, click- Here
  • For graduation requirements, click Here

checkbox with gold borderAttend a college fair to explore your out-of-state options. Familiarize yourself with the following institutions:

checkbox with gold borderNaviance Activity: Update your ‘Colleges I’m Thinking About’ (under ‘Colleges’ tab).

checkbox with gold borderDuring 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

April-May

checkbox with gold borderVisit BigFuture to enhance your family discussions about college and career.

checkbox with gold borderIf 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.

June

checkbox with gold borderStudy for finals week!

checkbox with gold borderSummer school begins – if you haven’t turned in your paperwork by deadline, you must show up for the first day of class.

Summer

checkbox with gold borderNaviance 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.

checkbox with gold borderVisit colleges over the summer

  • For a college visit checklist, click- Here
  • For a map of California colleges and universities, click Here

checkbox with gold borderLook into internships, summer programs, and community services to strengthen your academic resume: (*additional resources below)