Drop-In Counseling Office Hours
Some problems are best solved with a quick conversation. Ask questions and find solutions Monday through Friday during lunch and after school until 3:00PM, until 2:00PM on Block Days. Please use your counselor’s link below:
- Mr. Luis Chanure
- Mrs. Kimberly Elgin
- Mrs. Dennise Kennedy
- Mrs. Vaughan Kusko
- Mrs. Maria Magaña-Saenz
- Mrs. Sherry Walsh
For Dual Enrollment Concerns, visit
- Mrs. Vaughan Kusko (Student last names L-Z) or
- Mrs. Sherry Walsh (Student last names A-K)
The CSF (California Scholarship Federation) sign-ups for this semester's membership are happening now through January 22. To sign up, the students need to join the Google Classroom using the code, 6b4nvj2, and fill out the google form to apply for membership. That's it! There is information about how membership is determined from grades earned in the previous semester. If you have questions, email Mrs. Peske at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helpful College Appliction Links
- California Baptist University
- La Sierra University
- University of LaVerne
- University of Redlands
- Grand Canyon University
- Common App (many private and out of state schools)
Spring 2021 Dual Enrollment Sign-ups!
If you missed the District Meeting for Spring 2021 Dual Enrollment held October 26, please review the presentation and explore the hotlinks provided in this slide deck. The application process has changed. This presentation covers the new steps involved.
RUSD/Crafton Hills College Dual Enrollment Course Offerings for Spring 2021 complete with hotlinks to course descriptions.
Hurry, the deadline to apply is Friday, November 13, 2020.
Seniors - Get Help with applying for Financial Aid for College!
- Financial Aid Help Sessions - every Thursday @ lunch FAFSA (This is the meeting link.)
- Financial Aid Info Flyer
- The FAFSA Process
EVERY student should complete the FAFSA or CA Dream Act application regardless of your family's income. Many Academic or State Grants require the FAFSA or CA Dream Act completed to be considered for financial awards.
The FAFSA and CA Dream Act is open on October 1-March 2, 2021. Apply early!
College Application Week is November 2nd-13th!
Workshops will be provided with 1:1 support before school, during lunch and after school for Seniors while they work on their college applications. These sessions will include support with UC, CSU, Private, Out-Of-State and Community College applications. Sign up for a session with this link: https://forms.gle/RCXt7y4YnJUsLsWn9 or through the flier posted on the Class of 2021 Google Classroom.
Don't miss out on this great opportunity to get help on this important step for college! Sign up now to reserve a spot!
Sophomore Counselor Visits
Counselors joined 10th grade English classes on October 13 and 14 to present important informaition for sophomores. If you were absent or just want to catch a portion again, here are the links to the video and the slide deck with hotlinks:
Counselors visited Junior English classes on October 6 and 7 to present information important to students in the 11th grade. If you were absent or would like to review this information again, here are the links:
If you would like to meet with your counselor, click on the Counselor Connect Form to schedule an appointment.
Senior Classroom Visits
On September 22 and 23, counselors presented in Senior classrooms. If you were absent or missed something, you can access the video and slide deck here:
Counselors will be scheduling senior one-on-one Zoom appointments in October.
Looking for Help Logging into Various Programs?
Check out this quick guide for accessing important learning plateforms.
Introducing a New AP Class for 2020-2021
AP Computer Science Principles will be offered at Redlands High School next year. Find out more about this class here: AP Computer Science Principles
If you are interested in taking this class next year, email your counselor as soon as possible. Counselors will be on vacation when you go on summer break!
In this week’s episode "Rooted in Love", Mike acknowledges that this moment we find ourselves in will cost each of us something, in some way. But, he challenges us to pause and look for what this moment is giving to us as well. What opportunities do our current social disruptions and distance from others give us?
Take some time to reflect on this question. Talk about it with the important people in your life. Embrace the opportunities!
FREE After School Tutoring
Beginning Oct. 8, RHS is offering a great opportunity for you: After School Tutoring will be available for all students to seek help in many subject areas. Tutoring takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30-4 in our Library...and it’s FREE! Teachers and peer tutors are looking forward to helping you achieve your academic goals.
Peer Tutor Recruitment
Calling all students who need community service hours: RHS is starting a new after-school tutoring program and we are searching for students to tutor their peers! If you are proficient in Math, English, Science, History, Spanish and/or French, please fill out our Google Forms application. You will need to list the name of a teacher who will recommend you to become a peer tutor—please notify them of your request for recommendation. Fill out the Google Form at the link below. Thank you! -Mrs. Ochoa, Room R-35. http://bit.ly/RHSPeerTutoringProgram2019-2020
College Workshops for Class of 2020 and 2021
Attention Juniors, Seniors, and Parents: In order to be help you navigate the college search and application process, RUSD has organized a series of parent and student workshops for the coming year. Click here for a complete listing of all workshops for this year. Please register in advance so enough materials will be printed for all participants. The registration link is found at the RUSD College and Career website - www.redlandsusd.net/collegeandcareer - click on the College and Career Workshops tab on the left hand side of the page.
Tutoring from University of Redlands Students
The University of Redlands has a new tutoring program for high school students called Big Dogs – a branch of Jaspers Corner Homework Club. At the beginning of next semester, they will be taking in new students once they have their tutors in place. Each student is promised 2 hours per week. This is typically split up M/W or T/Th for one hour each day. This program is free to the public! To be added to the waitlist click here.
Students should receive notifcation of their PSAT results by mid December. The question is then, how can I use these scores to help me do better on the SAT? Review the following Power Point and Video to learn how to link your PSAT scores to the Khan Academy for tutorials and instruction designed especially for your academic needs. Make your test results work for you!
Athletic Academic Support
If you are a student athlete and are in need of academic support then come see Mr. Norman in room R-34 at the times listed. I have almost every textbook available in my room and access to laptops. It is a great time to catch up on make-up work, study for exams, or get help on assignments.
In R-34 with Mr. Norman*
- Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday during 6th period (we will arrange a best day with your coach)
- Wednesday and Thursday at Lunch
*Mr. Norman is a RHS math teacher but is willing and able to provide help in all subjects. Tutors can be arranged.
If your student is sick for more than two days or you know he/she will be out for more than two days, you may contact Mrs. Avila the Counseling Office Clerk at ext. 30141 to request homework. It is most effective to email the teachers directly with a cc: to the student's counselor.
If you know your student will be out for an extended period of time in advance, please contact Mrs. Ridgeway to complete paperwork for Short-Term RISE. She can be reached at ext. 30104.