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MEDIA ADVISORY: Hoover High School College Prep Day is Oct. 10

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hoover High School College Prep Day is Oct. 10
Posted on 10/09/2018

San Diego Unified School District

Media Advisory from the San Diego Unified School District, Oct. 9, 2018

Hoover High School College Prep Day is Oct. 10

WHAT: In an effort to promote a college-going culture and expose students to college entrance exams, all Hoover students will participate in some type of college prep benchmark exam or activity during the annual College Prep Day. Students in grades 9-11 take the PSAT and seniors go to senior college workshops.

WHEN: Oct. 10, 2018, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Hoover High School, 4474 El Cajon Blvd. (92115)

DETAILS: The College Avenue Compact is hosting College Prep Day at Hoover. While students in grades 9-11 take the PSAT free of charge, seniors will have the opportunity to attend three workshops. The workshops include: Financial Aid & Scholarships 101, Community College 101, Wellness, CSU Overview & App Workshop, UC Overview & App Workshop, and Common Application.

Schedule for seniors only:

7:00-7:50 a.m. Morning festivities and extended nutrition break

8:00-8:30 a.m. Senior Meeting (Big Gym) - Review Day of Schedule/Reminders

8:30-8:35 a.m. 5-minute passing period

8:35-9:50 a.m. Rotation I (75 min)

9:50-9:55 a.m. 5-minute passing period

9:55-11:10 a.m. Rotation II (75 min)

11:10-11:15 a.m. 5-minute passing period

11:15-12:30 p.m. Rotation III (75 min)

12:30-12:35 p.m. 5-minute passing period

12:35-12:55 p.m. Senior Final Meeting (Big Gym) - Class Advisors

BACKGROUND: The College Avenue Compact is a unique agreement for Hoover High School students only. College Avenue Compact offers guaranteed admission to San Diego State University for students who meet all requirements. The program promotes a college-going culture at Wilson Middle, Clark Middle and Hoover High schools.

CONTACT: Melissa Naranjo, College Avenue Compact, 619-344-4512, mnaranjo@sdsu.edu

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