Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Wellness Wednesday: Be Thankful

November kicks off the holiday season with high expectations for a cozy and festive time of year. 

But what about those who just feel lost or overwhelmed or down at this time of year? 

Research (and common sense) suggests that one aspect of the Thanksgiving season can actually lift the spirits, and it's built right into the holiday — expressing gratitude.

Read more here:

Self Care:
Be thankful for happy memories. Scroll through pictures on your cell phone and appreciate the people and places you’ve had memorable times.

Kindness Challenge:
Appreciate the little things and show it. The simple words "thank you" goes a long way.

Virtual Wellness Room
Please visit our Virtual Wellness Room to take a break from your online classes. Do some breathing exercises, stretch, or play a game. It's OK to take a time out in the middle of the day for a "brain break".

Have a great day! #BeWellRedDevils

Wednesday, October 21, 2020



Saturday, 10/31/20 | 1 PM - 4 PM Central Time

Register for the FAPA Virtual Future Pilot Forum to learn about pathways to professional pilot careers. Students of all ages, their parents, school counselors, non-aviation separating military personnel and career changers are invited. If you have less than 250 hours or no commercial certificate, this is the right event for you. The event is FREE.

FAPA, Delta Private Jets and Aquiline Drones will be giving presentations and taking Q & A starting at 1 PM Central Standard Time.

Delta Private Jets is FAPA's 2020 Future Pilot Forum Platinum Partner. Delta Private Jets will be giving presentations at all Future Pilot Forums and recruiting at all FAPA Virtual Pilot Job Fairs.

Aquiline Drones (AD) is offering Flight to the Future, a collection of carefully tailored courses, supported by an online curriculum and business formation recipe that allow you to start your own professional UAV business. We want you to join us in this opportunity to be ready for the future. Be your own boss, work from a safe environment and have your own hours. You have to adapt but you can do it under your terms. This is a chance to get out of unemployment, leave the present and reinvent yourself for the high technology future.You will receive a Zoom Webinar registration link upon registration.


Wellness Wednesday: Be Present

Happy Wellness Wednesday.  

There are many ways to bring self-care and mindfulness into your daily life, even when you don’t have a chance to sit down in a quiet place. We call this the “ART” of being present.

Activities. Bring mindfulness into the activities you do and love, like drawing, running, biking, journaling.

Routines. Chose one of your daily routines and bring mindfulness to it: folding clothes, washing dishes, vacuuming, walking to work, eating lunch.

Triggers. We all have things that set us off: snarky emails, annoying colleagues, mindless drivers. Choose one and decide to replace your angry reaction with the flash of being present.

Read more here:

Self-Care Tip:
Leave your cell phone outside your bedroom at night. Read more about how cellphone may inpact your sleep here:

Kindness Challenge:
Be kind online and show someone you care. Here are some tips:

Virtual Wellness Room
Please visit our Virtual Wellness Room to take a break from your online classes. Do some breathing exercises, stretch, or play a game. It's OK to take a time out in the middle of the day for a "brain break".

Have a great day! #BeWellRedDevils

Monday, October 19, 2020

Attention all Freshman and Parents: it's Time to Create Your 6-Year Plan

Hello Class of 2024 and Parents,

The counselors at Sweetwater High wish we could meet you all in all in person to welcome you to SUHi. We hope your start to high school has gone well, despite our current situation.

It is the time of the year when we discuss the “6-Year Plan” with all freshman. This 6-Year Plan will allow students to learn about their graduation and university A-G requirements. 


All freshman are encouraged to view this presentation and complete their own “6-Year Plan” as directed on the presentation.

The steps are:
All 9th graders are encouraged to join our Class of 2024 Google Classroom with code thw7gmh where they will be able to submit their 6-year plan. We will post important information throughout high school in the Google Classroom. Students can add their parents to receive notifications.

Thank you for your continued support,

UC Santa Cruz: Virtual Information Session

 Click the image to register to attend:

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

California State University, San Marcos - Admissions Presentation

 CSU is offering two workshops for high school seniors and parents who are interested in CSU San Marcos through the Pathways to Academic Success and Opportunities (PASO) program.

English Session for High School Seniors 
October 15, 2020
Thursday 3:30-4:30pm
Spanish Session for Parents 
October 16, 2020
Friday 6:30-7:30 pm

Wellness Wednesday: Inspire Your Hope

Happy Wellness Wednesday!

Feeling good about the future is important for our happiness. Although much of the future is unknown right now, you do have control over some aspects of your life, like creating goals for yourself.

We all need goals to motivate us and these need to be challenging enough to excite us and keep us going every day.

Choosing ambitious but realistic goals gives our lives direction and brings a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction when we achieve them.

How to get started? Here is a great guide to create your wellness vision and goal setting.

Self-Care Tip:

Set goals that are SMART:

Kindness Challenge:

Sometimes we are confronted with negative comments. You don’t have to agree but you can validate that person’s feelings. Help them find the positive in the situation. Ask them “I understand how you feel but let’s talk about what IS working right now.”

Virtual Wellness Room
Please visit our Virtual Wellness Room to take a break from your online classes. Do some breathing exercises, stretch, or play a game. It's OK to take a time out in the middle of the day for a "brain break".

Have a great day! #BeWellRedDevils

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

University of CA, Santa Barbara

Join us for an exclusive admissions presentation for SUHi students with UCSB!

University of California, Irvine and SUHi Red Devils

Join us for an exclusive UC Irvine admissions presentation for SUHi students!

October 21st at 2:30 pm

Visit this link to register:


Virtual visit from CETYS Universidad


Subject: Virtual visit from CETYS Universidad
Date: Wednesday, October 14 at 3:00 PM (PT)
Zoom Meeting Link: 
Zoom Meeting ID: 886 6023 9589 
Add to Google Calendar!

° Join us in this 30 minute virtual visit lead by a representative for Undergraduate Admissions from CETYS Universidad, that will include a brief activity through Kahoot!
° The information is aimed for senior high school students, however students from other grades, parents and counselors are welcome to join too.
° The session will be held in Spanish; depending on the reference of the participants, it can be changed to English.

Application Season is Upon Us!

 College Season (Part 1- 4-year Institutions)

Application Season is Upon Us!
The Californian State University (CSU) system and the University of California (UC) system have opened their application process for seniors! Over the years many of our SUHi seniors who have applied to a 4-year university have applied to these two systems.

Seniors who have followed the A-G eligibility requirements criteria can now begin applying to the CSU(‘s)/UC(‘s) of your choice.

*Make sure you have your transcript in front of you when applying.*

CSU (Deadline- Dec 4)
UC (Deadline- Nov 30)

Seniors interested in other 4-year institutions should research that institution’s particular admissions deadlines. For example, if you will be applying to the University of San Diego (USD), their application is due December 15.

Seniors interested in applying to community colleges, stay tuned for upcoming information.

Juniors, Sophomore, and Freshman- seniors applying to these colleges have worked hard over the years for A-G eligibility. If this is your path, plan now and continue to work hard.

Look out for more information on College and Career Awareness!
-Your SUHi Counselors

University of California for You/UC for Everyone

UC is hosting two more virtual systemwide events for students and families. 

There is no fee, and each event has a maximum capacity of 3,000 attendees.

The remaining UC for You event is intended to help students and families who will be applying this fall get to know the nine undergraduate campuses. This event is an excellent opportunity to ask questions about admission selection, majors, pre-professional programs and more.

October 17, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Non-resident/International students

The UC for Everyone: UC wants You! final event is for students and their families who are considering UC in future years.

October 24, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.- Students, parents, UC faculty and staff will share their experiences and insight on opportunities and options for students in the African-American, Native American, and ChicanX/LatinX communities on our campuses. The session will end with a live Q&A. This session is intended for students and their parents interested in learning about how individual UC campus' academic and affinity resource centers support and strengthen the history, culture and well-being of students of color.

Please email for more information. Registration is now open for both events!

Coca-Cola Scholarship


Monday, October 12, 2020


Join Midshipmen in our live, interactive sessions on Facebook!



Operation Information 2020

Join our OPINFO Facebook groups to participate in weekly sessions and learn more about the
US Naval Academy!

Sign up for Navy swag giveaways!

Join live conversations with Midshipmen each week to learn about the following: 
  • October 12-16 Academics Week
  • October 18-23 Athletics Week
  • October 25-30 Service Opportunities Week
  • November 1-6 Extra-curriculars Activities Week
  • November 8-13 ‘A Day in the Life’ on the Yard
  • November 15-20 Alumni Spotlight

Culinary Institute of American - Open House


We have a robust menu ready—including interactive cooking and baking demos! We hope you can join us. Attendees can choose from a variety of sessions, including:
  • Interactive Cook- and Bake-Alongs with CIA graduates
  • Hospitality in Action: Plan an Event
  • CIA Campus Life: Discussion with Current Students
  • CIA Financial Aid: Learn More about Scholarships
  • CIA Internships and Careers: Hello Real World
Check out the full agenda. Register now!

Friday, October 2, 2020

Thinking about Community College?

Please use the digital brochure linked below to learn about the benefits of attending a California community college. 

In addition to financial aid resources, the brochure includes information on guaranteed transfer to participating four-year universities and a multitude of degree and certificate programs and career training pathways available at your local community college.

Cal Soap Virtual College Fair on October 28th from 4-6pm


Thursday, October 1, 2020

Planning to apply to a CSU?


College Applications - How To

Hello Class of 2021, 

It is now college application season. 

Here are some video tutorials on how to get started on your applications. 

California State University - Applications open October 1st. Deadline is November 30. 

University of California  -Applications open October 1st. Deadline is November 30. 

Common Application - Deadline Vary

Southwestern College - Rolling applications & admissions

If you have not yet had your check-in appointment with your counselor, here are your steps:

Our “Senior Check-In” process is two parts:

Part One - Video Presentation

Part Two - Appointment with your Counselor
  • Please see the links at the end of the presentation to schedule your appointment with your counselor.
  • During this meeting, we will discuss graduation status, college readiness, and plans for after high school.

How to Complete your Southwestern College Application


Compact for Success Updates


Get to Know UCSD


October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. 

Together we can create communities that are kinder, more inclusive and accepting for all students. 

Learn what you can do at