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Catalyst SAT Bootcamp Course October 4th and 5th
Outsmart the SAT by learning a strategy for every question you'll face on the SAT.  The two day course will be held in the SYHS campus on Saturday and Sunday, October 4th and 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The course prepares students for the October 11 SAT.
Cost is $175 and the registration deadline is October 1.  No walk-ins.  To register go to www.CatalystPrep.com and click on "Bootcamp Sign-up" on the website menu bar.  For more information you can email info@CatalystPrep.com or call 1-800-235-0056.



                               2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR

FREE SAT Test Prep

  • The College Board and Khan Academy are partnering up to provide free HIGH QUALITY and SELF-PACED SAT test prep!
AP Exams
  • Deadline to sign-up: 3/21/14
  • Sign up with Mrs.Lewis in the Guidance Office
  • Make Checks payable to SYVUHSD
  • Click here for the registration form (must turn this in with your payment)
  • Click here for the AP testing schedule
  • Click here for the AP LATE TESTING FEE policies
SRI Testing Dates for incoming Freshman (will be updated as the schedule is updated) 
  • Vista Del Mar - March 20 
  • SY College School - April 7 
  • SY Charter - April 23
  • Los Olivos School - April 24
  • Solvang School - April 28
  • Christian Academy - April 30
8th Grade Parent Meeting
  • February 26, 2014 - ENG version
  • February 27, 2014 - SPAN version (coming soon)
  • SRI Informational Flier 
  • The Freshman Parent Meeting that was originally scheduled for this WED has been rescheduled to next WED., FEBRUARY 12, 2014  
Selective College Admission Information Session
  • Please see flyer for more information.
  • Thursday, February 20th 
  • Bishop Diego library 
  • REGISTRATION/RSVP required by FEB. 13th 
SAT Boot Camp
  • Please see flyer for more information
  • March 1 & March 2, 2014 on SYHS Campus
Junior Parent Meeting
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2014 
  • See flyer for more information
  • Click here for PowerPoint presentation
Attention students interested in pursuing SCIENCE, ENGINEERING and/or MATH in college
  • UCSB has a 5 week (Sat. only) program that would allow you to get hands on college level experience in Math and Science
  • Program by application only DEADLINE January 16, 2014
Hancock College "College Now!"
  • Registration began January 6th. Make sure you register online in your myhancock portal ASAP if you are supposed to be enrolled in one of the Hancock courses! Contact Mrs. Lewis in the Guidance Office with questions. 
Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation Deadline Approaching
  • The deadline is January 31, 2014
Allan Hancock College "College Now!" Program Registration Process Begins
  • On 12/4/13 a lunch meeting was held to distribute the registration materials to students
  • Students who have missed this meeting must see Mrs. Lewis in the Guidance Office to get their registration documents.
  • A copy of the registration directions can be found here
Sophomore Parent Meeting Information
  • Please click here to view the PowerPoint that was discussed at the parent meeting last night.
  • If you would like to view the PowerPoint as a PDF file, please click here
  • Please click here to view the flyer that was sent home last week
  • This Friday, September 27, 2013 is the deadline to register for this year's administration of the PSAT 
Senior Guidance Presentations
  • Please click here to find the student presentation
  • Please click here to find the parent presentation 
Senior Parent Meeting Reminder
  • Tonight @ 6:00 p.m.
  • In the Little Theate
Electronic Student Recommendation Request Form
  • NOW AVAILABLE under the College Admissions Information page of the Guidance office website 
Scholarship Information & College Campus Visits
  • Seniors Please keep your eyes out for the scholarship packet it is being mailed home Friday or Monday of next week.
  • Periodically check the scholarship page of the Guidance Office website as new scholarship information is posted there. 
  • Please check out the daily Pirate Bulletin to see the schedule of college representative visits, make sure to let your teacher know that you want to speak meet with the rep so they can let you out a few minutes early!
  • Cal Lutheran, Whitworth, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Whittier, Yale, Westmont & Pamona College are all currently scheduled for on campus visits. 
  • Saturday, September 28th & Sunday, September 29th from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Students Attend Both Days)
  • $165.00 for class and materials
  • To enroll visit www.catalystprep.com & click on Bootcamp Sign-Up
  • For more information: info@catalystprep.com or 1-800-235-0056
  • Click here to view the official event poster
Events Coming Up
  • September 4, 2013 - Hispanic Parent Meeting
  • September 11, 2013 - Back-To-School Night
  • September 18, 2013 - Senior Parent Meeting: Be on the lookout for a letter being sent home in the next week or so as this will include the scholarship handbook!
  • September 25, 2013 - LAST DAY FOR ACADEMIC level CHANGES
Summer Office Hours
  • All campus offices are CLOSED every FRIDAY through August 2, 2013.
  • Summer School Begins June 6, 2013 and runs through July 11, 2013. School days are only Monday through Thursday. THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON FRIDAYS. There is also no school on the 4th of July.
  • Information about the upcoming school year (forms, campus maps, emergency data cards, etc.) will be mailed out to your home on July 10th.
  • Freshman Orientation is August 9th 2013 - Please note there is a separate orientation for both parents and students.
  • Juniors and Seniors may pick up their schedules July 24th on campus in front of the Business Office. Freshman and Sophomore schedules WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE so please make sure you come on your scheduled day.
  • Freshman and Sophomores may pick up their schedules July 25th on campus in front of the Business Office. Juniors and Seniors who missed their scheduled day may pick up their schedules on this day if necessary.
  • Students who miss both days may pick up their schedules in the Guidance Office (M-TH until 4:00 pm).
  • Counselors are not in the office during the summer so they will not be returning phone calls or emails until their return in late July. Please refrain from calling or emailing to schedule an appointment with your counselor until July 23rd as they begin taking appointments July 30th. The best way to schedule an appointment is by emailing elewis@syvuhsd.org or calling 688-6487 x 3202.
  • The last day for elective course changes is August 5, 2013 - NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • The last day for academic level changes is September 20, 2013. 


Freshman Parent Meeting RESCHEDULED 

Last Modified on September 22, 2014