Monday, December 12, 2016

Admissions Update from CSU Maritime Academy

Seniors: CSU Maritime Still Accepting Applications (See Below)

Cal Maritime is still accepting applications for the Business Administration - International Business and Logistics major as well as the Global Studies and Maritime Affairs major from now until all spaces have been filled. There is no way to tell exactly what date we will close the application process.  It could be tomorrow or it could be on a date in January.  It is in your best interest to submit our online application as soon as possible to avoid missing the date we have filled all our openings.  

To reach our online application, go to and click on the "Apply" tab. 
Please feel free to contact the school if you have any questions about our programs, admissions, or financial aid.

Admission Office, Cal Maritime

California State University Maritime Academy

200 Maritime Academy Drive

Vallejo, CA 94590

707-654-1330 – Admission Office

800-468-6972 – Application Technical Support

December Scholarships

Attention Students:
December Scholarships are Posted!

Friday, December 9, 2016

2nd Semester Schedule Changes

Attention All Students:  Be proactive.  If you need to change your schedule for second semester, please talk to your counselor by Thursday.  

You can request a schedule change ONLINE.  CLICK BELOW!

Remember that we will NOT change your schedule if you are requesting a different teacher. 

Interested in School Newspaper?

Sophomores and Juniors!

Visit us in the Counseling Center so we can add you to the class!

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

FREE SAT and ACT Test Prep For Juniors

Attention Juniors!

Want to ROCK the SAT/ACT? FREE test prep for Juniors. This is a great opportunity to learn about the SAT/ACT college entrance exams and prepare. Get ready for college. Free workshops will be held on:

Informational Session: January 18th
ACT: Saturday, January 21st
SAT: Saturday, January 28th
SAT: Saturday, April 15th
ACT: Saturday, April 22nd

at San Ysidro High School and Chula Vista High school.

For more information, open the attached flyer. Students must register for the workshops at: Click on Events & Workshops. If you have any questions, please contact Karla Whitaker at or your Hilltop High Counselor.

Good luck Juniors!
Hilltop High Counselors 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Cash for College Reminder - Chula Vista High School

Complete your FAFSA/Dream Act Application!  
FREE Help Available!

You will need the following documents to apply:
Þ Student Documents: Social Security Number (or alien registration card), Driver’s License, Income records from 2015 (if applicable), 2015 W-2 Forms
Þ Parent Documents: Social Security Number, Federal Tax Return from 2015 with bank account records, investments, and business records
Þ Your Federal Student ID Number (FSA-ID).  Apply for an FSA-ID at

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

Southwestern College Class: Administration of Justice - Next Semester

Attention: Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores

Hilltop High School is pleased to announce that we will be offering a Southwestern College Class, Administration of Justice 111 next semester on campus.

The class will be held TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS (Period 6) from 1:40 pm - 3:10 pm,

The class will start January 10th and end the week of May 19th.

Please see your counselor if you have space in your schedule and are interested in taking this class.

You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Seniors: November - College Countdown!

November 1st officially begins Hilltop’s “Countdown to College.”  As of today, seniors have 29 days to apply to California State Universities (CSU) and the University of California (UC) by the November 30th deadline.  

Remember, that students who are eligible for Compact for Success must apply to SDSU by the deadline.  

Click below for a listing of College Awareness Activities that Hilltop Counselors will provide to support our students during this very important time:

In addition to the opportunities listed above, we also have a Southwestern College Peer Advisor on campus twice a week who can help students enroll at Southwestern College.

Please contact us at 476-4220 if you have any questions.  We look forward to working with your students during this exciting time!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

What's Up Next?

Up Next is a FREE college access tool that gives high school and college students, parents, and college counselors across the country personalized support on all things college – college search and application, federal student aid, even student loan repayment – all through texting. 

Sign up by texting "COLLEGE" to 44044.

College Awareness Calendar


Check out this year's College Awareness Calendar for very important dates and workshops!  Link below!

Friday, October 21, 2016

10th Grade Field Trip to SDSU

Attention Sophomores!

The 10th grade Library visit to SDSU is Tuesday, November 29th. Please turn in your permission slip to the Counseling Center ASAP before spaces fill up.  

Students who are Compact eligible, first generation college students, enrolled in a World History class, and are interested in learning about a university library are eligible to attend. 

This is on a first come, first serve basis! 

Monday, October 17, 2016

Upcoming College Visits

Juniors and Seniors

Check out our upcoming College Visits!

Community Service Opportunity - Hilltop Elementary School

Attention Lancers!

Earn hours towards your 30-hour requirement @ Hilltop Elementary School on Friday, October 28th from 5:30 - 8:30 pm.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

League of Legends eSports Team

Attention Students:

Join the Poseidon eSports Team.  Click here for more information.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Military Family Night @ Olympian High School

The Sweetwater District would like to invite you and your family to “Military Family Night.”  

Find out about CAL-Vet and Post 9-11 Funds for college and Military Interstate Compact.  Community resource personnel and local colleges will be available to provide information and answer questions.  

The presentation will be held at Olympian High School, Thursday, October 13, 2016, at 6:00 pm.  For more info call  (619) 600-3340.  

October College Presentations

Sign up in the Counseling Center!

Friday, October 7, 2016

Community Service Opportunities


Beautify Chula Vista, Saturday-October 15, 8:30 am-noon, Rice Canyon at Discovery Park and Memorial Park.  Register at

Halecrest Elementary School Fall Festival-Friday-October 28, 5:45pm-8:00 pm & 8:00-9:30,  Help set up booths, games & clean up.  Register at 

Senior Southwestern College Field Trip

Seniors: Come and sign up for the Southwestern College Preview Day Field Trip in the Counseling Office. First come first serve.  The field trip will be on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016.

Our Southwestern College Peer Advisor, Shon Tyson is in the Counseling Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30am-2:30pm.  Please stop by the counseling center to sign up to meet with him. He can also help you fill out a Fall 2017 Admissions Application.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Check Out These Local College Fairs

Click on the image for more information.  These college fairs are great opportunity to ask admissions questions from the experts!

Montgomery High School - College and Career Fair
Monday, October 3, 2016, 5 - 8 pm

Cal Soap College Fair - Scottish Rite Center
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 6 - 8 pm

NACAC College Fair for Performing and Visual Arts - Del Mar
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 7-9

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

September Scholarships

September Scholarship Bulletin

Please click the link below for our September Scholarships.  Deadlines are fast approaching!

Lancers: Should you take the ACT or SAT?

Stop by Room 302 on Thursday, September 15th from 2:45 - 3:45 for general information about the ACT and SAT exams and determine which test is best for you!

Monday, September 12, 2016

College Presentation: CETYS Universidad

Attention Juniors and Seniors

College Presentation – CETYS Universidad

September 15th @ 10 am

Sign up in the Counseling Center!

You must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

College Presentation: University of San Diego

Attention Juniors and Seniors

College Presentation – University of San Diego

September 14th @ 12:40 pm

Sign up in the Counseling Center!

You must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.