Edmentum (Online Credit Recovery)

Hello students:

Juniors and Seniors, are you in need of making up credits to be on track to graduate???  Do you need to make up a grade for your A-G requirements?  Counselors are now accepting applications for Edmentum (online credit recovery program).  Please pick an application from the main office.

Experience Berkeley High School EBHS Program

posted Jan 19, 2018, 12:17 PM by Olivia Isseks

Application/Website Link: Experience Berkeley 2018 Application

Application Due Date: Wednesday, April 18th, 2017 (Students will be notified by Friday May 18th, 2018)

Program Requirements

1. Must self-identify as Black, Latino, and/or Native American

2. Must currently be a High School Junior (3rd year of high school)

3.  A 3.5 unweighted GPA or higher

4. Attends a California High School

5. UC Berkeley must be one of the applicant's top 3 choices for school

Program Background

EBHS is a free 6-month program that provides Black, Latino, & Native American rising juniors (class of 2019) with mentors, tools, and resources to complete a competitive UC college application and the opportunity to get a close, personal look at UC Berkeley.

Second Chance for FAFSA help

posted Jan 17, 2018, 11:00 AM by Olivia Isseks   [ updated Jan 17, 2018, 11:01 AM ]

Attention Parents and Seniors: We are hosting a second cash for college night at Kennedy High School on Wednesday February 7th from 6-9 pm in the cafeteria. 
Don't miss out on this opportunity to receive help on your financial aid application.
See attached flyers with details. 

Summer Internship Program

posted Jan 16, 2018, 9:03 AM by Olivia Isseks

CAPA Community Education Fund
  • Join the unique opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge of our democratic process by working directly in the office of an elected official or government departments and agencies in the East Bay and San Francisco areas. 
  • Complete applications must be mailed no later than February 28, 2018
  • Apply now at www.CAPACommunity.org

Black College Expo- All Students Welcome! February 17th, 2018

posted Jan 3, 2018, 2:34 PM by Olivia Isseks   [ updated Jan 3, 2018, 2:54 PM ]

Purchase Tickets & More Information: https://www.thecollegeexpo.org/events/oakland

Attention Seniors applying to USC- Scholarship opportunity available

posted Jan 3, 2018, 10:46 AM by Olivia Isseks

The TOPPING SCHOLARSHIP is provided by the Norman Topping Student Aid Fund (NTSAF) at the University of Southern California (USC).

The purpose of the NTSAF is to assist  students with high financial need who demonstrate an extraordinary level of community awareness in their pursuit of higher education at USC. First-generation college students and local area applicants are given primary consideration in the scholarship selection process. However, please note that the scholarship is not limited to these populations.

Freshman Application – Due Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Follow instructions and apply online 

Edmentum - online credit recovery

posted May 4, 2017, 1:10 PM by Teresa Pamintuan   [ updated Dec 14, 2017, 11:57 AM by Olivia Isseks ]

Juniors and Seniors, are you in need of making up credits to be on track to graduate???  Do you need to make up a grade for your A-G requirements?  Counselors are now accepting applications for Edmentum (online credit recovery program)Please pick an application from your counselor. 
Ms. Mercado (last names A-K) 
Ms. Thayer (last names L-Z)
Ms. Isseks (College and Career)

FAFSA Help in the College and Career Center

posted Apr 25, 2017, 1:46 PM by Teresa Pamintuan   [ updated Dec 14, 2017, 12:23 PM by Olivia Isseks ]

Attention Seniors: 

Come to the College and Career Center for one-on-one help completing your FAFSA and Richmond Promise Application.

  •  Office Hours at De Anza: Wednesday: 1:50-2:30 PM (during tutoring) in the college and career center

Ms. Gaby Urias

college access coordinator with Richmond Promise


CSU East Bay- Education Summit 2018

posted Oct 31, 2016, 3:06 PM by Teresa Pamintuan   [ updated Dec 14, 2017, 1:55 PM by Olivia Isseks ]

Free Education Summit 2018
For all first generation, African American, Latino, Native American, and Pacific Islander Students and their Families
This event is designed to empower families with information and resources to help achieve educational success. There will be inspirational speakers, higher education related workshops for Middle, High School and Community College students and their families and a college resource fair. 
Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Cal State East Bay, University Gymnasium

Questions: (510)885-3516

S.A.T. Prep Workshop

posted Sep 21, 2015, 10:32 AM by Teresa Pamintuan   [ updated Dec 14, 2017, 2:13 PM by Olivia Isseks ]

This six-Week workshop is open to high school students who live in Richmond and attend a public high school in West Contra Costa County. 
Registration and payment of $50 is required. 

Workshop dates:


March 17 and April 21, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

 March 24, April 7, April 14, April 28, 2018

 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

See Flyer and Registration form attached


CCC Workshops at DAHS

posted Aug 28, 2015, 9:20 AM by Teresa Pamintuan   [ updated Jan 2, 2018, 3:08 PM by Olivia Isseks ]

De Anza is hosting a number of workshops put on by Contra Costa Community College this Spring!
If you are interested see your counselor for a pass. 
1. February 12th: Why CCC and Financial Aid (open to Juniors and Seniors)
2. March 5th: Assessment/Orientation/Counseling 108 Registration (Seniors)
3. April 25th: Student Success & Making College Connections (open to Juniors and Seniors)
4. April 25th: CCC Transfer Opportunities (Open to Juniors and Seniors)

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