Student blog post by Uyen Huynh, Class of 2020 I believe that upcoming students should take honors to challenge themselves and to improve their skills in English. The students in English III Honors class do Daily Writing Assignments; this practice method helps students practice, review, and get help on English grammar and skills. The timed writes and the flip charts given to each student is what I consider valuable in this class.
Student Blog Post by Jasmine Vasquez, Class of 2020 An AP or Honors course can seem intimidating or stressful for many people but there are many positive effects that not enough people talk about. While in high school, it is important to prepare ourselves for the advanced education that is expected in college. Chaffey High School provides many opportunities that allow students to enrich in experience, and taking an AP or Honors course is a beneficial option that will give […]
Student Blog post by Alexander Soria, class of 2020 Throughout high school I have taken classes that everyone takes. The usual math, science, English, history, and foreign language. However, my junior year I set out to learn something new, while still working with the academic goals that I set out for myself. Therefore, I chose to take AP Art History, one of the classes that have taught me a lot. When people hear about this class, they think about just […]
Seal of Biliteracy A student who graduates from high school must have achieved a high level of literacy and fluency in one or more language(s) in addition to English to be awarded the SSB. The student must demonstrate: Completion of all English language arts requirements for graduation with an overall grade point average of 2.0 in those classes. Passage of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) for English language arts, or any successor test, […]
Science courses in high school can open your mind to deep questions of nature and intriguing technological advances. Science courses show us how mathematical principles work in the real world, foster a sense of reason and logic, and stimulate life-long curiosity. Read below about some excellent science experiences at Chaffey, and sign up for courses that will help you learn more about our world. Student testimonials: The Importance of AP Environmental Science: Blog post by Jennifer Hernandez, c/o 2019 […]
As we come to the end of first semester, it is important to check in with our long-term goals. A question that students and parent often ask is about what they should be doing to get ready for college. I hope that the checklist below can help you set priorities and stay on track!
There are so many amazing summer opportunities for college-bound students. Check out the list below to find one that is right for you! Keep checking back for updates; I will add more as I find them! Summer Opportunities
USC Bovard Scholars is a great opportunity for our strongest students. If you are a junior in advanced classes and have higher than a 4.0 GPA, check it out! Last year we had TWO USC Bovard Scholars from Chaffey! You can follow in their footsteps! USC offers a free, year-long program to help high-achieving students with financial need gain admission to and succeed at the nation’s top universities. The program includes a three-week summer residential program on the USC campus […]
You have worked hard for years; now it’s time to make that hard work pay off in your COLLEGE APPLICATION! How do I get started, you ask. Read on! There are a lot of people around to help you through the application process, so read on and mark your calendars! This is a long post, but please read it! 😉 What should I be doing now? The CSU and FAFSA application periods are open, and you should apply for both! CSU: California […]
Categories: College Bound