2016-2017 Course Catalog
Our 2016-2017 Course Catalog can be found HERE
2016 Summer School
The official Summer School registration booklet can be found HERE
AP Entrance Exam Information
AP Entrance Exam for AP English Language and AP US History
Current Sophomores or Juniors interested in taking AP English Language or AP US History in 2016-17 -- there is a scheduled pre-exam you need to take to see if you qualify. The test will be administered in the Lecture Hall on Monday, May 16 at 2:00 pm. Those students interested in taking either of these Advanced Placement courses, please report to the Lecture Hall immediately after school.
For students who have already taken and passed the AP Entrance Exam and who are currently enrolled in AP courses with a grade of C or better, DO NOT need to retake this exam.
For all other AP Courses
If you have not yet chosen AP classes as an option for your schedule next year, please see the following teachers for course prerequisites and qualifications:
- AP Chemistry: please see or email Mr. Thomas in room S3. Prerequisite: You must have taken Chemistry before.
- AP Biology: please see or email Ms. Zacks in room T3. Prerequisite: You must have completed Chemistry with a grade of "C" or better, and Biology with a "B" or better (Honors Biology preferred).
- AP Spanish: please see or email Ms. Riggs-Cuyno in room C1.
- AP Calculus: please see or email Mr. Larson in room G1. Prerequisite: must have taken Pre-Calculus before.
- AP Statistics: please see or email Ms. Siddall in room G4. Prerequisite: must have completed Algebra 2 and English with a grade of "C" or better
Going to College?
Stanford Summer Programs
This year, Stanford university will once again select top high school students from around the world to participate in engaging academic programs designed just for them. The following programs will be offered this summer:
- Stanford Summer College Academy
- Summer Humanities Institute
- Stanford Summer Arts Institute [NEW PROGRAM]
- High School Summer College
- Summer Institutes High School Program
- University-Level Online Math and Physics Courses
- Stanford Online High School
If you are interested in any of these programs, please click any of the links above for more information, or stop by the Counseling Office and speak to Mr. Hovey.
USC Summer Programs Scholarship
USC Summer Programs Office, within the Provost’s Office, is sponsoring a scholarship opportunity for high school students to attend the 2016 USC Summer Programs.
The Provost’s Pre-College Summer Scholarship for Military High School Students seeks to provide full scholarships to students from a military family; the scholarship will cover the entire tuition and fees, airfare, ground transportation, room and board, and course materials.
USC Summer Programs seeks to enhance, motivate, and inspire students to achieve higher academic, social, and ethical standards. The program is based on the following core values, which Scholars are expected to exemplify: a commitment to the value of education and developing community. The program offers students the chance to preview “freshman year” on a college campus.
The criteria, deadline, and application instructions are included in the link below:
If you have any questions regarding this scholarship opportunity, please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org (ATTN: Military Scholarship) or 213.740.5679.
Chicano/Latino Youth Conference
Saturday, April 30, 2016
8:00am -- 3:00pm
University of California, Riverside
Please click the link below for more information.
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.
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 goals. Its comprehensive college and career planning solutions optimize student success, enhance school counselor productivity, and track results for school and district administrators.
Students can log in anytime at http://connection.naviance.com/yucca
Students user ID and password is the same as their user ID and password for their online grades.
USC Summer Programs
Many rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors invest their summers in attending rigorous college preparation programs. When they attend summer programs at the University of Southern California (USC), ...more
2015-16 Course Descriptions
Please follow the link below to access our 2015-16 Course Descriptions.
SAT Test Prep
California State University - San Bernardino is offering SAT Test Prep classes at both their Palm Desert and San Bernardino campuses. If you are interested in these classes, please click HERE for an informational flyer.
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 2014 from Copper Mountain College. She is 22 years old. Looking at $15 an hour for tutoring, but can be negotiated.
cell phone: 760-668-3250
Accredited Online Colleges and Universities
Accredited Online Colleges and Universities in California
Degree Programs Available:
Guide to Accredited Online Colleges and Universities:
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 colleges and universities, or simply enrich their lives through learning. www.CCCApply.org
The California Community Colleges are a system of two-year public colleges. There are 110 community colleges throughout the state. The colleges serve approximately 2.8 million students each year and represent the largest system of higher education in the world. www.icanaffordcollege.com
YVHS Staff -- College & University Experience
|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||Phoenix/Highlanders|
|Haley Aguiar||Mathematics||Oregon State University||Beavers|
|Andrew Amosa||P.E.||Western Montana||Bulldogs|
|Bill Barrett||Music||Ohio Northern University||Polar Bears|
|Gilbert Berry||SPED||Central Methodist University||Eagles|
|Randy Berry||School Psychologist||East Tennessee State/University of Tennessee||Bucaneers/Volunteers|
|Jason Bolt||Social Science||CSU San Bernardino||Coyotes|
|Steve Brown||English||University of Cincinnati||Bearcats|
|Todd Brown||Social Science/AVID||CSU Chico||Wildcats|
|Tim Cannavo||Mathematics||UC Riverside||Highlanders|
|Jason Collins||ROP/Black Rock||ITT||No Mascot|
|Elizabeth Drake||English||CSU Long Beach||49ers|
|Jeff Drozd||ROP/Work Experience||CSU San Bernardino||Coyotes|
|Jeff Evans||Social Science||UC Riverside||Highlanders|
|John Frakes||Foreign Language||Drake University/Bowling Green State University||Bulldogs/Falcons|
|Linda Fyffe||Science/Math||Metro State University, Denver||Roadrunners|
|Angela Gay||Adaptive P.E.||CSU San Bernardino/Azusa Pacific University||Coyotes/Cougars|
|Richard Glovin||Social Science||CSU Long Beach||49ers|
|Katherine Haberstroh||Speech Therapist||CSU Fullerton/UNLV||Titans/Rebels|
|Richard Hall||Science||Oregon State University||Beavers|
|Jacob Hancock||SDC/English||CSU San Bernardino||Coyotes|
|Amber Hernandez||Science||UC Riverside/CSU Chico||Highlanders/Wildcats|
|Jordan Holmes||Foreign Language||CSU Fullerton||Titans|
|Tom Hovey||Counselor -- 10 & 11||Loyola Marymount University/USC/LBCC||Lions/Trojans/Vikings|
|Dustin Howard||Social Science/A.D.||Ohio University||Bobcats|
|Greg Johnson||RSP/Math||CSU San Bernardino||Coyotes|
|Jennifer Jungwirth||Foreign Language||University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh||Titans|
|Happy Kanuch||Counseling||Duta Wacana Christian University/Western Governors University/Fullerton College||JollieBees/Hornets/Night Owls|
|Mary Keck||Math/AVID||University of Montana||Grizzlies|
|Shannon Lamoreux||Social Science||University of Pittsburgh||Panthers|
|Ray Larson||Math/Tech/Testing||Concordia University||Eagles|
|Michelle MacLean||Counselor -- 11||Penn State University||Nittany Lions|
|Rich Magner||Science||University of Michigan||Wolverines|
|Travis Mahan||ROP/Black Rock||Naval School of Health Sciences/CSU San Bernardino||Rams/Coyotes|
|Crystal Mason||English||UC Irvine/University of Redlands||Anteaters/Bulldogs|
|Mike McDermott||OCI||University of St. Thomas||Tommies|
|Cindy Miller||Science/Health||CSU Fullerton||Titans|
|Amy Montgomery||Mathematics||University of Phoenix||Phoenix|
|Jacquie Nicholson||English/ELD||Cal Baptist University||Lancers|
|Trent Nicholson||English||Buena Vista University/New Mexico State University/University of South Dakota/Trinity Theological Seminary||Beavers/Aggies/Coyotes/Jesus|
|Rebecca Pessa||RSP/Math||Azusa Pacific University||Cougars|
|Diana Pew||RSP/Math||CSU Fullerton||Titans|
|Carl Phillips||Principal||University of Illinois||Fighting Illini|
|Scott Phillips||Acting/Yearbook/ASB||BYU/National University||Cougars|
|Justin Pierce||Science||Saint Vincent College||Bearcats|
|Janet Rauch||PE||CSU Poly Pomona||Mustangs|
|Matt Rauch||Social Science/AVID||CSU Poly San Luis Obispo||Mustangs|
|Steve Reichert||SDC/SD||University of Utah||Utes|
|Mary Riggs-Cuyno||Foreign Language||Ohio University/Bowling Green State University||Bobcats/Falcons|
|Mike Ruggiero||Admin/Vice Principal||Bucknell University/Chapman University||Bison/Panthers|
|Jamie Scharns||English||Concordia College, Minnesota||Cobbers|
|Susan Schweitzer||School Nurse||University of Arizona/Loma Linda University||Wildcats|
|Crystal Sheehan||Science||UC Riverside||Highlanders|
|Claude Short||SDC/SD||Mt. San Jacinto/CSU San Bernardino||Eagles/Coyotes|
|Kimberly Siddall||Math||Arizona State University||Sun Devils|
|Minoo Sigler||SH||Cal Baptist University/National University||Lancers|
|Mel Smith||RSP/Social Science||CSU San Bernardino/Grand Canyon University||Coyotes/Lopes|
|Dawn Stephens||Transitional/Social Science||CSU San Bernardino||Coyotes|
|Jay Stepp||PE||Oklahoma State University||Cowboys|
|Larry Thomas||Science||Western Montana||Bulldogs|
|Leisa Vallo||Counselor -- 12||Ohio University/The Ohio State University||Bobcats/Buckeyes|
|Krista Wargo||Art||University of Wisconsin/CSU San Bernardino||Badgers/Coyotes|
|Gerri Washington||Attendance||Liberty University||Sparky|
|Donna Weller||English||UC Santa Barbara||Gauchos|
|Suzette White||English||Santa Barbara City College/Questa Community College/UC Berkley/CSU Long Beach/Chapman College/CSU San Bernardino||Vaqueros/Cougars/Golden Bears/49ers/Panthers/Coyotes|
|Cindy Zacks||Science||UC San Diego/CSU San Bernardino||Tritons/Coyotes|