Counselor's Blog



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 Nichole Clark

Academic/College and Career Counselor

Orchard View School


May, 2021     


Counselor News


Schedule your Final Counselor Check In for the 2020-2021 school year.  Appointments are Mondays, Tuesdays or by arrangement.  All appointments will be through Zoom or on the phone.   


To make an appointment:

  1. Send me an email at
  2. Please include your name, grade level, teacher’s name, and a brief description of what you would like to talk about
  3. Please note that I cannot email with your Twin Hills Email account.  You must use another email address.

Attend the OVS-Welcome to High School (Zoom Link will be sent before the event)

When:  Thursday, May 20th at 4 pm

Who:  Current 8th Graders, New OVS Students, and Families

Topics:  Teachers, Current Students and Staff will welcome you to OVS, discuss  and answer any questions you have before we break for summer. 




  • What is your plan for next year?  Make an appointment to discuss your options, plan your freshman classes, and/or discuss career plans. 
  • 4-Year Colleges Admissions Decisions: Decision/commitment deadline for 4-year colleges is May 1. Be aware of housing application processes as well as any summer orientation sessions, and follow up to ensure that OVS and SRJC transcripts are sent to the college you will attend. Mark your calendar with important deadlines and activities on campus.


  • Are you applying to a 4-Year College in the Fall? If you will apply to attend a 4-year college and university immediately after high school, please schedule a meeting to build a college list, explore majors and create a calendar for your senior year.
  • Will you will attend Santa Rosa Junior College or another California Community College to earn an Associate Degree for transfer or Certificate? Please schedule a meeting to explore degree, transfer requirements and pathways.
  • Will you attend a vocational program at SRJC or elsewhere? Please schedule a meeting with to discuss career outlooks and job-search skills.

Virtual College Fairs

           There is a College Fair for you! They are arranged by Region, for Artists, and even for STEM majors.





Summer 2021 Schedule of Classes Posted Online NOW

May 6 – SRJC Priority 6 Registration (Dual Enrollment Students) for Summer 2021

(Registration Begins at 7 am)

May 22 – 25 SRJC Finals Week for Spring 2021 Courses

May 24 - Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes Posted Online

June 14 – SRJC Summer 2021 Courses Begin

June 16 – SRJC Priority 3 Registration for recent high school graduates

with Coun 270

June 17 – SRJC Priority 4 Registration for recent high school graduates

June 22 - SRJC Priority 6 Registration (Dual Enrollment Students) for Fall 2021

(Registration begins  at 7 am)

August 16 – SRJC Fall 2021 Courses Begin


***SRJC Fall 2021Courses to Remain Largely Remote, with the Expansion of In-Person Labs/Courses. 



Books for your SRJC Class

The Bookstores are closed to in-person transactions however, they are open online and can answer questions over the phone.  Call (707) 527-4321 or  visit to shop online. Curbside pick-up is available.  **Use your Orchard View Financial Aid/Scholarship at the online check out. Contact Terri in the OVS office if you have any questions.