Counselor Newsletter
Posted on 05/03/2021
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Wow! What a year this has been. We only have about 6 weeks left of this school year. For many it has been a mixture of challenges and rewarding experiences. Please know that I continue to be here to provide support and assistance. You can contact me at or 530-213-3209. I have enjoyed the many Zoom meetings, and more recently, in person contacts, I have had with students and parents. Lots of change is ahead for DSIS. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact me. Following is some information that is important for the close of the school year.

Remember the deadline for applications is Friday, May 14th. Please submit them as soon as possible. Specific details and applications were sent out via mass email and Canvas email. If you have any questions, please contact me.
Senior Sunday: Save the date Sunday, June 6th, at DSHS. Kick off the last week of your senior year with this FREE, IN-PERSON walk-through fair style event for seniors from DSIS, DSHS, DaVinci and King. Activities, chances to win prizes, and FOOD “to go” available! Arrival times between 4:00 and 7:30 p.m. More information and sign-ups coming soon. A safe and sober event compliant with COVID restrictions.
Graduation: We look forward to celebrating our seniors on Wednesday, June 9th, more details to follow.


The schedules for the Davis campus for Sacramento City College are online. The website is Classes are free for high school students. Students must by 16 years old by the time classes start and have at least a GPA of 2.7. For Woodland Community College, students must have completed the 8th grade in order to enroll in classes. Their website is . For more information, contact me.


Some colleges are waiving the requirement for the SAT and ACT, currently. For those who still plan to test, following are the remaining dates this spring:

Test Test Date

SAT June 5 ACT June 12

Regular Registration Deadline

May 6 May 7

Late Registration Deadline

May 18 (mailed) 26 (online) May 8-21


If you missed the lectures this year, they are now available on video. You can view them at


Registration is underway, and classes are filling up for this summer’s Academic Talent Search (ATS) program. They have an exciting lineup of courses taught by Sacramento State professors, community college faculty, and industry professionals in computer science, law, performing arts and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore new subjects, preview the college experience and get motivated for the next school year. Scholarship vouchers will be provided to all students to reduce the cost of summer 2021 classes. The following link provides more information: schedule?mc_cid=a236bfacca&mc_eid=3a3db4270b