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Welcome to the Counseling page!  Use the links to the right of this page to see more Counseling Links and Information.  Staff link to the right has contact information for the Counselors.
Need Help in your Classes? Don't forget our Tutorial! Teachers are in their classrooms to help from 8-8:25am.
COUNSELING ANNOUNCEMENTS AND NEWS
 
Events 
  • Senior College Application Workshop for Students and Parents: If you missed our Webinar, just click here for the full recording.
  • College Admissions Workshop for Students and Parents (Grades 9-11): Coming Soon!
  • Have questions about College of the Canyons? ASK CANYONS TUESDAYS is here. A representative from COC will be on in the Career Center every Tuesday to answer any questions about College Now!, Matriculation and more. If you would like to schedule and appointment with a COC representative, click on the link below.
 
  • College of the Canyons Information Night for High School Seniors and their Families:  Learn about the Canyons Promise Program, Admissions Timeline, Financial Aid/Dream Act, Certificates, associate degrees and transfer program. Three nights to choose from, beginning November 12. Click here for more information or see the flyer attached to the right of this page.
 
Struggling with College Apps and Information? Don't forget our helpful videos on the 12th grade page
 
Students Must be Enrolled in 5 classes as per California Code, Education Code - EDC: 46145
 
Commencing with the first semester or quarter that begins after January 1, 1984, pupils in grade 12 shall be enrolled in at least five courses each semester or the equivalent number of courses per quarter.  If any pupil in grade 12 is required by medical prescription to attend school for less than five courses during the semester or the equivalent number of courses during the quarter, the average daily attendance allowed for that pupil's attendance shall bear the same proportion to one day of attendance as the number of courses in which the pupil is enrolled bears to five or the equivalent number for the quarter system.
 
However, this requirement shall not apply to pupils enrolled in regional occupational programs, regional occupational centers, courses at accredited postsecondary educational institutions, independent study, special education programs where the pupil's individualized education program establishes a different number of courses, continuation education classes, work experience education programs approved under the provisions of Article 7 (commencing with Section 51760 ) of Chapter 5 of Part 28, or any other course of study authorized by the governing board which is equivalent to the approved high school course of study.
GUIDELINES FOR PERIOD 1
 
Please Note:
 
The option to have a Period 1 class is a privilege and students who request a Period 1 class are expected to meet the following criteria:
  1. At least a 2.0 GPA in the previous semester
  2. Excellent attendance and Behavior
  3. Students currently enrolled in a P.1 class earning more than 10 tardies and/or absences, will not be allowed to take a P.1 class the following semester.
  4. The availability of Period 1 classes are very limited, therefore students may not get their P.1 request.
  5. Period 1 classes are not guaranteed for siblings.
  6. We cannot guarantee a per. 1 for both semesters.