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Counseling Notes


Please see the attached file for information about this scholarship. If you have any additional questions, please see Mrs. Happy in the Counseling Office.


The November Scholarship Newsletter has been posted.


The SAT test will be offered at Twentynine Palms High School on the December 3, 2016 and May 6, 2017 test dates.

Interested college-bound Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to register through CollegeBoard at www.SAT.org

If you need assistance and support with this endeavor please schedule an appointment in the YVHS College and Career Center with Kathy Derouen on Mondays or Wednesdays.


The Scholarship Newsletter for October has been posted.


Here's some great information from Get Schooled about the FAFSA process.


2016-2017 Course Catalog

Our 2016-2017 Course Catalog can be found HERE

Determine your GPA/Eligibility


How to determine your GPA:

A = 4 pts.

B = 3 pts.

C = 2 pts.

D = 1 pt.

F = 0

Add your grades together and divide by 6 (you have 6 classes). Remember: MUSD policy is 2.0 GPA with no more than 1 F.

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Change of Program Petition

Do you need to change your schedule? You must use the "Change of Program Petition" form from the Counseling Office.

Please click HERE to access and print the form.

Make sure you have the form completed before your appointment with your counselor.

Scholarship Newsletters

Please click the links below to access our Scholarship Newsletter.

SAT Information

College Assessment is part of the College Admissions Requirement for 4 year College and Universities

The SAT or Scholastic Aptitude Test is the standard college admissions assessment required by most ...more

ACT Test Information

College Assessment is part of the College Admissions Requirement for 4 year College and Univiersities

The ACT is another college admissions assessment that includes a science and written section as ...more

Financial Aid Information

The college financial aid process is starting early. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) can now be submitted as early as October 1.

Discover Student Loans is hosting a FREE 60 ...more

Going to College?

Please see Student Support Specialist Kathy Derouen in the YVHS College and Career center or send her an email for an appointment or for more information on “Getting Into College.” You can also click the link below for additional information.

Local College Application Websites

CSU application www.csumentor.edu

UC application www.universityofcalifornia.edu

CMC application www.cmccd.edu

COD application www.collegeofthedesert.edu

YVHS Rising Seniors -- Class of 2017

YVHS Rising Seniors, Class of 2017

Get a jump start on the college admission process!

College Application Assistance

→ The UC application and Common Application open August 1

→ The CSU application can ...more


The Counseling Department is excited to launch the use of a new program call Naviance. Naviance is a college and career readiness platform that helps connect academic achievement to post-secondary ...more

CATEMA Information

YVHS Students can earn college credit for taking high school electives through a program called CATEMA.

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Jessica Morcilio is a tutor for all students who need extra help in their academics. She is available for Math, English, History, and Science. She will graduating with her AA degree December of ...more

NCAA Eligibility Center


Accredited Online Colleges and Universities

Accredited Online Colleges and Universities in California


Degree Programs Available:


Guide to Accredited Online Colleges and Universities:


Valuable Links

Online gateway to the California Community Colleges. Each year at our 112 colleges, more than two million students from all over the world build their career skills, prepare for transfer to four-year ...more

YVHS Staff -- College & University Experience

~School Spirit~

Staff Name Subject Area College/University Mascot
Merl Abel Driver's Ed/AVID/PE CSU Long Beach/CSU Dominguez Hills 49ers/Toros
Nichole Aguayo Culinary Arts University of Phoenix/UC Riverside Phoen ...more

​Michelle MacLean

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9th Grade


Ext. 3011

Leisa Vallo

Mrs. Leisa Vallo
10th Grade & 11th Grade (L-Z)

Database/Information Systems

Ext. 3010

Tom Hovey

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11th Grade (A-K) & 12th Grade

 Academic Assessment

AP/PSAT Testing Coordinator

Ext. 3009