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Class of 2021 HOMEPAGE
 
Your Grade Level Coordinators for your four-year DBHS career will be:
 
Mr. Kevin R. Patterson-Last Names Beginning with (A-Lio)
Mrs. Stephanie Duenas -Last Names Beginning with (Lip-Z)
Mrs. Julie Salas -Pathways Communications Academy  
 
LAST CHANCE:  
Senior Picture in the Yearbook!

The deadline to turn in the picture is Monday, January 25.  Here is the link to turn in the picture:  

http://www.hjeshare.com/eShare/?code=dbhs

Link with instructions:

https://4.files.edl.io/bd35/01/13/21/002022-4530c3ec-17db-4f16-8dd7-515a4ba139fe.pdf

 

Order Your Cap & Gown for Graduation!

January 30th is your last chance to order your Cap and Gown.  You may go to the Herff Jones website at http://socalgraduates.com/ to purchase your cap, gown and tassel. Cap, Gown and Tassle will be shipped to your home. If you prefer not to pay for shipping you may contact Mr. Mike Coffey with Herff Jones to schedule an appointment to pick up your items at their Fullerton location.

Mike Coffey    Herff Jones Office: (714) 838-5299

Contact DBHS Activities Director, Mrs. Van Horn, with questions! Jvanhorn@wvusd.org

 

SENIOR QUOTES FOR THE YEARBOOK:

BRAHMA SENIORS!!

Please submit your senior quote for our 2021 yearbook by completing the attached Google form.  Please follow the directions on the form.  You will need to sign in with your school Google account. The quotes are due by 11:59 PM on Friday, January 29thCLICK HERE

 
WALNUT VALLEY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION-WVEF SCHOLARSHIPS
Application Deadline:  May 14, 2021
 
 
CSF PEER TUTORING: If you need help in any academic area, please sign up for free virtual peer tutoring. Tutoring is available Monday - Thursday from 2:30pm - 4:00pm. To be eligible for tutoring you must fill out the tutoring request form along with the digital citizenship form. The night prior to tutoring you will receive information on how to access the tutoring session. Please feel free to email the CSF advisors, Jennifer Burns jburns@wvusd.org or Dawn Daza ddaza@wvusd.org with any questions you may have regarding tutoring. We look forward to seeing you.

SENIOR "STUFF" INFORMATION:

See in link to the Right Titled:  Senior Stuff / Senior Newsletters / Senior Information

  • Senior Pictures/Photo Studio Information-Yearbook
  • Graduation Products/-CAP & GOWN Announcements etc.
  • Sr. Parking     
  • SENIOR GEAR SALES!
  • Senior Yearbook Advertisement     
  • GLC Video Messages

 

GLC PATTERSON AND GLC DUENAS

PARENT VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS

1st Wednesday of the month-8:00-9:00 pm

February 3

March 3

April 14  (Due to spring break)

May 5

Join Zoom Meeting

https://wvusd.zoom.us/j/83025569406

Meeting ID: 830 2556 9406 

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COMMUNITY COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS-MTSAC

Mrs. Rachelle Romero, DBHS Career Technician in coordination with MTSAC Community College’s liaison for DBHS, Annette Monge-Hermosillo, has just released very important dates for the MTSAC Application Process.  Please use the link below for the informative flyer and place these dates in your calendar.  Many of our students have decided that MTSAC will be their destination college, others may be applying in case a change of mind towards a university takes place.  Going through the    “CONNECT 4” process is extremely important if you want to have all of the benefits MTSAC has to offer!

 

VISIT WITH COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

Virtual College Visits Calendar for November 16-20 2020

https://4.files.edl.io/b0ef/11/16/20/225751-7b2b29bc-af57-403c-b07d-a62463e6c1d5.pdf

 

DBHS Principal-Dr. Reuben Jones' Weekly Brahma Briefing

January 11-15, 2021

Click HERE to access the Brahma Briefing.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS?

CHECK OUT OUR MONLTY SENIOR BULLETIN PUBLISHED THE 1ST DAY OF EACH MONTH-LOCATED TO THE RIGHT-"SENIOR STUFF" and BELOW...  ALSO-CHECK OUT THE SCHOLARSHIP LINK TO THE RIGHT!

Senior Bulletin #1: September 2020 

https://4.files.edl.io/08a6/10/04/20/191509-26610845-a35a-4dbd-b168-ac5a994345fc.pdf

 

Senior Bulletin #2:  October 2020

https://4.files.edl.io/abe2/10/04/20/191520-b231a7b8-cb2e-406a-b52e-0b8528a0a398.pdf

 

Senior Bulletin #3:  November 2020

https://4.files.edl.io/7b6d/10/30/20/220659-a224e27a-e903-4170-9f0b-389ea42beb8a.pdf

 

Senior Bulletin #4:  December 2020

https://4.files.edl.io/b406/12/01/20/235450-f1146fbd-33ff-41ba-8adb-d899cc2fff29.pdf

 

Senior Bulletin #5:  January 2021

https://4.files.edl.io/4413/01/05/21/195408-86863d33-de39-4449-a261-e2001dc75cdc.pdf

 

PAST GLC EMAILS TO SENIORS AND PARENTS
 
January 12, 2021 Email:
 
January 4, 2021 GLC Video Message to Students and Parents:
Welcome to Semester 2 of your Senior Year!
 
December 10, 2020 Email:
  • Middle Class Scholarship via FAFSA for Cal State, UC and Community College
  • Adjusted Application Due dates for CSU and Some UC Campuses
  • MTSAC Registration/Application "Connect4" Workshop Dates
  • College Application Follow Up:  What to do after the application has been submitted.
  • Semester 2 Class Schedule Adjustment Due Date-Dec. 11
  • Yearbook:  Senior Advertisement/Order Form
 
November 30, 2020 Email:
  • Adjusted Due Dates for CSU and UC Application:  December 4, 2020
  • Community College:  MTSAC Connect 4 Workshops for MTSAC Registration
  • Yearbook Senior Ads for purchase
  • Semester 2 Schedules:  Verify on Aeries.  Any adjustments must be communicated to GLC by December 11th
 
November 25, 2020 Email:
  • GLC Parent Virtual Office Hours-1st Wednesday of each month
  • Need Emotional Support Link-DBHS Home Page
  • College Applications-Upcoming Deadlines
    • CSU, UC, Common Application
  • After Submitting your College Application
    • Checking your emails and responding to universities-CRITICAL STEP!
  • Community Colleges
    • January Start of Process
 
November 6, 2020 Email:
  • Article for Students and Parents on College Reputations and Choosing a College
 
November 3, 2020 Email: 
  • GLC Parent Virtual Office Hours-1st Wednesday of each month
  • Common Application Information
  • Cal State University Application Information
  • University of California Application Information
  • Senior Photos
  • FAFSA
 
October 6, 2020 Email: 
  • FAFSA/Financial Aid Information-Great Tutorials etc.
  • Off-Campus Opportunities
  • UC and CSU Application Information
  • Letters of Recommendation for Jobs or Scholarships-"Brag Sheet"
  • DBHS Career Center College Representative Visits to DBHS Calendar
  • GLC Tutorial Period Office Hours-Google Chat
 
September 16, 2020 Email: 
Topics Include:
  • College Night Reminder
  • Senior Profile Packet Due Date Reminder-September 18, 2020
  • Last Day to Drop Class without record-September 18, 2020
  • FAFSA/Financial Aid Information-Great Tutorials etc.
  • UC Programs
 
September 4, 2020 Email: 
Topics Include: 
  • Financial Aid Night and College Night Reminders
  • UC Application Workshops and UC Virtual Tours
  • CSU Application Workshops an CSU Virtual Tours
  • Graduation Cap & Gown, Announcements and Senior Gear Ordering Process-Herff Jones
 
 
 

 

What if I need a Letter of Recommendation for a Job or a Scholarship?  (BRAG SHEET)

If you need a Letter of Recommendation and you have not previously submitted the Senior Profile Packet to your GLC, please use this document below which we are calling the “Brag Sheet”.  Complete this document and submit to your GLC at least 2-3 weeks prior to the deadline.

https://4.files.edl.io/de76/10/05/20/224639-df9e0b40-cbb6-4b52-8c36-0b4a32d3ad07.pdf

 

 

 

DISTANCE LEARNING BELL SCHEDULE
 
DISTANCE LEARNING GLC OFFICE HOURS FOR STUDENTS
Mr. Patterson and Mrs. Duenas will be available via GOOGLE CHAT Mondays Through Thursdays from 1:30-2:30 pm for Guidance starting August 11th.  In addition, we will continue to be responsive to emails.  For non-emergency situations, we commit to responding to emails within 1-2 school days.
 
 
SENIOR VIRTUAL BACKGROUNDS-SEE LINK TO RIGHT:  Senior Stuff / Senior Newsletters / Senior Information
 
 
 

GLC Registration Meeting Class of 2021 Senior Student/Parent Information Handbook (PDF)  CLICK HERE TO VIEW

 

Financial Aid/Scholarship Information Handbook  (PDF)            CLICK LINK BELOW:

https://4.fi.edl.io/7d1d/09/22/20/182618-bf4ad235-b5c8-4762-8793-d694b756d9e6.pdf

 

 

 

FAQ:  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

See the link to the right titled FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-FAQ

Often times, the answer to your Question may be contained in this list.  Check It Out.

 

COLLEGE AND CAREER
VIDEO MESSAGE SERIES
Class of 2021 Students and Parents:  Your Grade Level Coordinators will be presenting and publishing a Series of Video Messages regarding the College Admissions process.  We will email these Video Messages to all Class of 2021 students and parents during this time period:  May 22-June 7, 2020.  After each Video Message is emailed to you, we will post the Video Message and accompanying Power Point Presentation on our Class of 2021 Webpage Below this Summary. The Video Messages will consist of the following topics:
 
College & Career Video Message #1
"Post High School Options for Students"  This Video Message will be a review of all of the possible options/paths students may choose to follow after high school. 
Published May 24, 2020         
(CLICK HERE) to Access the Class of 2021 OPTIONS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION PACKET  (WORD Document)  & (Power Point Slides Document) 
 
 
College & Career Video Message #2: 
"Selecting a College Major and Possible Career Path" The "STAIRCASE" APPROACH!  This Video Message will assist students with selecting a possible college major and possible career path.  
Published May 28, 2020     
(CLICK HERE) to access the Actual Power Point Slides WORD Document
 
College & Career Video Message #3: 
"Your College List-Selection Criteria and Making Your College List" 
This Video Message will be a thorough review of the process for students to follow in producing a list of possible colleges to which they will apply.  This will help students narrow down their College List to approximately 8-10 Colleges.   
Published June 2, 2020
(CLICK HERE) to Access the Actual Power Point Slides  +  "Organizing Your College Search Document" Word Document
 
College & Career Video Message #4: 
"College Admissions Process & Platforms"            This Video Message will be a through review of How To Apply to Colleges.  We will review the Platforms for the Cal State University (CSU) System, the University of California (UC) System and Private and/or out-of-state public colleges which use the COMMON APPLICATION Platform.  In addition, we will review the process to pursue a Community College, Trade or Technical College.
Published:  June 7, 2020
(CLICK On EACH BELOW TO ACCESS)
 
College Applications and Process Packet: 
(A MUST READ FOR ALL SENIORS APPLYING TO 4-YEAR COLLEGES)
Topics Discussed:  Cal State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) Application Process, (UC) Personal Insight Questions (PIQ),  The Common Application, Community Colleges/Trade Schools/Technical Schools, SAT/ACT Procedures including How to Send Scores, Senior Profile Packet-Letters of Recommendations, University Admission Options (Early Decision, Early Action, Regular Decision), Financial Aid Applications/Process
 
 
 
COMMON APPLICATION HELP  
COMMON APPLICATION ADVICE AND HELPFUL TIPS-TROUBLE SHOOTING SOLUTIONS & INFORMATION ABOUT DBHS & GLCs
COMMON APPLICATION 2020-21 OPENS ON AUGUST 1, 2020
 
Information Data on DBHS (High School Details) and Grade Level Coordinator for Common Application
 
COMMON APPLICATION ADVICE AND HELPFUL TIPS-TROUBLE SHOOTING SOLUTIONS:
 
Description of DBHS Transcript, GPA, Class Rank Information
 
FERPA Instructions (FERPA) And Your Common Application
 
DBHS School Profile 
 
 
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (UC) APPLICATION HELP
OPENS AUGUST 1, 2020 (You may submit the UC Application starting November 1st through November 30, 2020.  ADJUSTED DUE DATE:  DECEMBER 4, 2020
UC APPLICATION ADVICE & HELPFUL TIPS-TROUBLE SHOOTING SOLUTIONS:
 
 
UC ADMISSIONS APPLICATION TUTORIAL VIDEOS-INFORMATIVE VIDEOS REVIEWING EACH SECTION OF THE UC APPLICATION:
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY (CSU) APPLICATION HELP
OPENS OCTOBER 1, 2020 (You may submit the CSU Application from October 1st through November 30, 2020.  ADJUSTED DUE DATE:  DECEMBER 4, 2020
 
CSU APPLICATION ADVICE-HELPFUL TIPS-TROUBLE SHOOTING SOLUTIONS:
 
COMMUNITY COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS-MTSAC-(See Link Above)
 
 
College & Career Video Message #5: 
"The Letter of Recommendation (LOR) Process-The Senior Profile Packet"  This Video Message will explain in detail the process a Class of 2021 student will follow in order to Request a Letter of Recommendation from their GLC and/or from a teacher.  Many universities require Letters of Recommendations from their GLC and 1 to 2 teachers.  This Video Message will explain the SENIOR PROFILE PACKET each student will need to complete in order to request a Letter Of Recommendation.
Publication Date:  June 10, 2020
(CLICK On EACH BELOW TO ACCESS)
SENIOR PROFILE PACKET/LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
 
 
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GLC NEWS AND NOTES NEWSLETTERS
See all of the GLC News and Notes Newsletters from 11th Grade and also...from Grade 9 & 10 in the link to the RIGHT:                   
 
NCAA Eligibility Center
To become an NCAA Division I or II level student athlete directly after high school, students must meet certification requirements.  See the (NCAA Initial Eligibility Center Presentation) NCAA Link to the Right
 
INFORMATIVE  /  HELPFUL  FILES - LINKS:
 

 

 

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