High School Information

 
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  • SCHEDULE CHANGE REQUEST FORM:
Request forms are available only during the first 3 weeks of each semester in the Counseling Office. Complete the form, drop it in the Inbox, and wait for your counselor to summon you out of class to discuss your request.  
 
 
  • CLASS SCHEDULES:
Need to select classes for next school year?
Discuss your selections with your counselor to make sure they satisfy your high school graduation and "A-G" requirements.
 
 
 
  • CREDIT RECOVERY PROGRAMS:
Need to repeat courses with D/F grades? For more information, see your counselor regarding the following programs:
d/f grades
    • Edgenuity Online Courses: available during period 7
    • Mt.SAC HS Referral Program: online courses offered by Mt.SAC 
    • Summer School
 
  • COURSE ADVANCEMENT PROGRAMS:
Want to take enrichment courses? For more information, see your counelor 
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Build Your College/Career Portfolio While in High School
 
 
 
EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION PROGRAMS:  see your counselor for the recruitment timeline!
Participating in an educational preparation program increases understanding of college cultures and promotes college readiness and success.  Colleges recommend that students participate in at least one program while in high school.
Academic Preparation Programs
Click on titles below to learn more about the available programs:
 
PAYS
 
LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:  see your counselor for more info!
Leadership is one of several key elements that college admission and job interviewers look for in their applicants.  Leadership can be demonstrated in several ways: running for office positions, members of leadership programs, volunteers, group projects, competitions, etc.
 
SCHOOL ACTIVITIES:                         
leadership
ASB:  Associated Student Body
Class of...: Class officers
Link Crew:  Freshmen peer advisors
PYPC:  Pomona Youth Prevention Council 
Clubs: become ACTIVE participant of school clubs/community programs
 
 
 
COMMUNITY SERVICES:  (popular locations)
  • KEY CLUB: various volunteer opportunities in the City of Pomona
  • CITY OF POMONA: volunteer for the parks and recreation
  • GOD'S PANTRY: weekend distribution of goods to needy families @ SEEO
  • POMONA MENTAL HEALTH/RESOURCE OFFICE: helps with distribution & activities
  • POMONA PUBLIC LIBRARY: tutoring & activities with youth groups
  • POMONA VALLEY HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER:  hospital volunteers
  • PUSD elementary schools: tutor & teachers' assistance
  • CASA COLINA HOSPITAL & CENTER FOR HEALTHCARE: volunteers
  • YMCA: volunteers for kids' programs
community outreach
High school is the best time to explore different career options which may help build work experience, affirm career choices, and/or inspire new career opportunities.
NOTE:   ROP and CTEC are career/technical classes; most are free to high school students.  Visit the CAREER CENTER to register for these classes.
CAREERS:   OPPORTUNITIES:
Arts & Media Design   Ceramics; 2-D Design CTEC @Fairplex
Automotive   Automotive 101-104; 201 CTEC @ Fairplex
Business   ULV REACH Program (available Spring of Junior year)
Cosmetology   Barbering & Cosmetology @ San Antonio ROP
Counseling   PUSD Mental Health & Resouce Center
Culinary   Culinary & Restaurant Management CTEC @ Fairplex
Education   Student Aide @ nearby elementary schools (summer)
Engineering   CPP PLTW HS student intern (summer only)
Fashion Industry   Fashion Design CTEC @ Fairplex
Law/Judiciary   Pomona Teen Court
Law Enforcement   Pomona Police Explorer Program
Fire Academy   Pomona Fire Explorer Program - Post 15
Medicine   Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center - Student Volunteer
Nutrition   Urban Farming CTEC @ Fairplex
Physical Therapy   Casa Colina Hospital & Center for Healthcare
Politics   Congresswoman Norma Torres - Youth Advisory Committee
Welding   Welding CTEC @ Fairplex
Work Experience   Paid work at any BBB-certified businesses