We encourage you to take advantage of the opportunity to visit with college representatives during your school day at ORHS! It's convenient and it's a great way to learn about the schools you're already interested in… and also the ones you have not yet considered. Admissions representatives from public, private, in-state, and out-of-state universities, technical and trade schools will visit ORHS throughout the year, most commonly during the Fall semester during break and lunch. See the list of upcoming visits posted at the Career Center. Regularly check your email/text messages from Parent Square.
Parent Night (Grade Level Parent Meetings) & College Admissions Panel
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6pm.
ORHS counselors will review upcoming Career Units, grade specific priorities, graduation, and planning for post secondary opportunities. The grade level presentation will be followed by an optional college admission panel. College reps from in-state, out-of-state, private, & public colleges will answer questions regarding their campus and admissions process.
Monday, October 7, 2019 @ 1pm - 4pm - Registration will open in September
Spring ASVAB will be offered on Monday, February 3rd
ORHS Career Center
Whether or not you are interested in a military career, this assessment test can help you identify your strengths and suggest future career options. It is used to determine qualification for enlistment in the US Armed Forces, this is also an opportunity to learn more about your other career options after high school. CLICK HERE to learn more.
College Application Workshops for Seniors
2 Dates: October 21st and October 28th - Stop by between 1:15 and 3:15pm
Counselors will be available to review or answer questions regarding your in-progress college application(s). This is an opportunity to get some feedback before you submit your app!
Financial Aid Info Night
Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 6:00pm
ORHS Performing Arts Theatre
Parents and students from ORHS and PHS in all grade levels are welcome to attend. Learn more about what it takes to finance a college education and learn more about applying for financial aid.
College Essay Review for Seniors
October 21 - 23, 2019
Drop-In at the Career Center at Break and Lunch
SAT/ACT Combo Practice Test
TBD - Fall 2019
This test is designed to help you determine which college admission assessment test is the better fit for you. SAT or ACT? Most 4-year colleges do not have a preference, so it's up to you. Learn what makes these tests different, and experience both in one sitting. Offered only 1 time per year! Don't miss it!
Practice ACT Test
Monday, January 27, 2020 at 1pm
ORHS - Multipurpose Room
Folsom Lake College Info Night
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 6:30pm
FLC Main Campus
Parents and students in all grade levels are welcome to attend. Learn more about programs, degrees, student services, Career Education, and the enrollment process.
EDUHSD Career Expo
Thursday, March 19, 2020 @ 6:30-8:30pm
Union Mine High School
6530 Koki Lane
El Dorado, CA. 95623
Interact with local business professionals who love what they do and love sharing their experience with students! Network with local employers who are looking to hire. Interact with local organizations who are always in need of volunteers. Dress to impress. Interview Tips - Resume Advice - Internship Opportunities!
Military Service Academy Information Night
TBD - Spring 2020
Ponderosa High School
3661 Ponderosa Road
Shingle Springs, CA. 95682
Scholarship Awards Night
Thursday, May 21, 2020 @ 6:30pm
At this event, we will recognize the graduating seniors who have won local/community-based scholarships, and we will honor the community members and organizations who provide these opportunities for our students. Seniors, please inform Mrs. Rogers in the Career Center if you win a community-based scholarship.