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Pleasant Grove Elementary is looking for around 25 volunteers to help run games and food booths at their Fall Carnival on Friday, October 19.  Volunteers need to be at the school by 3:30pm and will stay until 7:15pm.  You may sign up by phone or text to John Lorraine at 916 236 5081. (J. Mullins, 10/15)

Volunteers are needed for EGUSD Map Your Future Event, which will be held on Thursday, October 25 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Volunteers should arrive at the SES Hall, 10427 East Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove by 4PM and find Sundeep Dosanjh for instructions!  Please sign up by emailing to let her know. 

Do you need your community service hours?  Have some fun while working at the Dillard Elementary Fall Carnival.  The carnival is on Saturday, October 27th from 4pm to 8pm.  Contact Courtney Pettenger to sign up at or text 916-835-7761.

If you would like community service playing soccer and want to help students with special needs, TOP Soccer is still looking for students to be a buddy and help out.  Practices have already started and run weekly at Miwok Park on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  You can choose they day or days that you would like to help.  If you would like to sign up or have further questions, please see Ms. Mullins in HK9  or email Cheryl Russell at

Volunteers are needed to help sort books for the Book First Program of the Sacramento Public Library. Dates for sorting books are:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 23 at North Highlands-Antelope Library at 10:00 am

  • Friday, Oct. 26 at South Natomas Library at 10:00 am

    Volunteers will be preparing the classroom packets for all the Book First schools county-wide on these dates.  This program provides first-graders at over 100 schools in the county with a book to call their very own.  To volunteer on any of these dates or for more information, contact Ellen McCaslin at

Posted by Jaguero  On Oct 17, 2018 at 10:18 AM

College Visits to PGHS- The following colleges will be visiting PGHS. Please sign up in the Career Center (you will receive a pass on presentation day). It is a great opportunity to meet admissions reps, learn about the schools admission requirements and procedures, cost, housing, majors and much more!


There will be additions to this list daily, so be on the lookout for these great opportunities to check out colleges.


September 7-   Johns Hopkins 1:00 PM

September 11- Biola University 12:30 PM

September 13-  USC 1:00 PM

September 17-  Vanderbilt University 8:30 AM

September 17- University of Oregon 9:15 AM

September 17- Louisiana State University (LSU) 10:30 AM

September 17- Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara 2:00 PM

September 17- Univ. of San Francisco 2:00 PM

September 19-  New York University (NYU) 1:00 PM

September 21-  Westmont College 1:15 PM

September 24 - Sac State Nursing Program, tba

September 27- University of Hawaii 1:30 PM

October 1- University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) 9:00 AM

October 2-  Boise State University 11:15 AM

October 10-  Dartmouth University 2:15 PM

October 11-  Washington State University 2:30 PM

October 15- FIDM (Fashion Institute of Technology) 9:00 AM

October 16- University of Nevada, Las Vegas 11:00

October 16- Pomona College 2:00 PM

October 17- University of the Pacific UOP 10:30

October 18- University of Chicago 9:00 AM

October 18- UC Santa Cruz 11:00 AM


October 19- UC Merced 10:30



Posted by GMWillia  On Oct 12, 2018 at 12:19 PM

The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) is excited to partner with National College Resources Foundation (NCRF) to offer a wonderful opportunity for students and their parents to learn how to prepare for college and what it takes to attend college, stay in college and graduate.  In addition, students and parents can apply for financial aid right on-site.  Please help us spread the word to students and parents and secure school district busses to join us at the 1st Annual Sacramento Black College Expo on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9:00am – 5:00pm at Sacramento State, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA  90019. Please see attached flyer.


The Expo will help African American students experience the various opportunities available for them to attend higher education and qualify for financial aid. Students will be able to learn the latest information about applying for federal, state, campus-based student aid and scholarships; speak to over 25 college and university representatives from across the country, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); attend free seminars; and, apply for financial aid. Please note that although the Sacramento Black College Expo 2018 is an event for African American families, it is open to all students regardless of their background or ethnicity.

 MASTER BCE_Sacramento v.4.pdf

Posted by GMWillia  On Oct 08, 2018 at 9:56 AM

Eddy Ciobanu, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Yale University, will discuss academic programs, residential colleges and campus life, admissions, and financial aid.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Saint Francis High School
5900 Elvas Ave
Sacramento, CA 95819
Event Registration

All students are welcome to attend.
Posted by GMWillia  On Oct 08, 2018 at 9:14 AM
Tuesday, October 9th
6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria

Meet Leila Vera the Academic Program Coordinator from 
Sacramento Cal-SOAP Consortium.  She will be presenting on all financial aid matters to assist senior families.  This is a great opportunity to learn about all types of aid that is available to students.

(for seniors & their families)

Posted by GMWillia  On Oct 03, 2018 at 11:48 AM

Target and Bed, Bath & Beyond are hiring as of 9/28/18 fyi...

Posted by Jaguero  On Oct 01, 2018 at 1:09 PM

Students,  are you creative?  Or, are you interested in business?  Would you like to find out how your interests can  become a successful career? Then come by the Career Center on Monday, October 15th at 10am to meet a College Representative from FIDM. FIDM is an  internationally recognized, fully accredited college with Four dynamic  California campuses. FIDM’s creative design and business majors educate students  for careers in the fashion, interior design, digital arts, and entertainment industries. Find out  which major may be right for you!  

Please sign up in the Career Center!

Posted by GMWillia  On Sep 27, 2018 at 12:35 PM
Elk Grove's VFW Post 2073 is please to announce its sponsorship of the "Voice of Democracy" Essay Scholarship Competition for the 2018-2019 school year.
This audio/essay contest is designed to give students the opportunity to voice their own opinion on America and their commitment to our future.  This years theme is "Why my vote matters".  Each contestants essay must be a 3-5 minute essay written then recorded on an audio CD.  Applications are due 11/1 to the VFW.

Please see Mrs. Williams in the Career Center for an application
Posted by GMWillia  On Sep 27, 2018 at 11:35 AM
Chico State Invites You!

Fall preview open house offers prospective fall 2019 undergraduate students and their families an opportunity to visit CSU, Chico and experience first hand the true college town environment.  Plan to spend the day learning about financial aid, listening to presentations, and touring the campus and its various programs and departments.

Register at:

Saturday, October 20th 2018
9:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Posted by GMWillia  On Sep 27, 2018 at 11:29 AM

Free PSAT Prep Live lessons September 29 - October 7 

Everything you need to master the test with Kaplan’s best teachers.
Learn more at: 

For questions please contact Sara Amir-Araghi:
Posted by Jaguero  On Sep 24, 2018 at 1:20 PM
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