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Applying for Financial Aid

Fill out your FAFSA online


Or, if you are an AB540 student fill out your CA Dream Application online


The deadline is March 2nd!

Alba, Sylvia
Migrant Counselor A-L
Alcantar, Maria
Counselor 10th grade A-F and 12th grade A-K
Legorreta, Elaine
Mansfield, Michael
Assistant Principal
Miranda, Gerardo
Morasca, Nicole
Scholarship Coordinator
Viotti, Ruschele
Counselor 10th Grade L-Z and 12th Grade L-Z

Youth NOW Student Center

Youth NOW offers drop in homework help, tutoring in Math, Science and English and a computer lab.  They are open Monday-Thursday from 1:30-5:30 at 31 Carr Street.  Check out Youth Now for more information.

Community Service Form

Found a place to volunteer and need a community service form?  Here you go!

Where will you be applying to college?

Check out http://www.californiacolleges.edu and http://www.collegeboard.com to begin researching which college or university you'll be attending after WHS.

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WHS Seniors

Senior Class meeting Slideshow


Important information from the Senior Class meeting on Thursday August 10th, 2017


Senior Portrait info

Watsonville High has picked The Van Zantes as the school photographer. As this studio will be providing the photography for the yearbook, all seniors need to have their photograph taken by a Van Zante’s photographer to be included in the yearbook’s senior class pages.  Appointments are necessary

This year, for the Class of  2018, The Van Zantes are offering three session choices:

  • A FREE SESSION will be a head and shoulder session in one outfit taken outdoors at the high school, during select dates offered between June 19 and June 22 only. Parents and/or students will view a minimum of 6 images right after the session, purchase and choose one for the yearbook at that time. Come dressed and ready for photos. Allow 5-10 minutes of your time.
  • A $30 SESSION will be a head and shoulders to hip length session in one outfit taken outdoors at the high school. Parents and/or students will view 15-20 images online, purchase and choose one for the yearbook. (Yearbook images are cropped to head and shoulders for a consistent head size.) The $30 session fee will be credited to online purchase of photos for the first 2 week viewing only. Pay in advance online.  Come dressed and ready for photos. Allow 15-20 minutes of your time.
  • A $300 PACKAGE  and SESSION is also available to provide one clothing change, choice of location and an opportunity for a student to personalize their portraits. We take 50-100 photos. You will view and choose your Yearbook image and print choices online. Also includes: 2-8x10s, 4-5x7s, 2-22 wallet packages from 2 poses.
  • To make an appointment for FREE and $30 SESSION , go to www.vanzantes.com, click on the MAKE APPOINTMENT button, then click on your logo to make appointment. Book the day, time and type of session that you desire.   Appointments are necessary

On the specified dates, The Van Zantes will be set across from the cafeteria on the WHS campus.

To make an appointment for the $300 PACKAGE AND SESSION call The Van Zantes at 831-761-8800 for more information visit the website at www.vanzantes.com

You should receive an envelope soon with more information.

Cabrillo College Running Start Application

Cabrillo Running Start

Step 1: Submit 

Application for Admission to Cabrillo College (Link)

Make sure to apply for the Fall 2017 term. Cabrillo will send you an email with your Cabrillo College student ID. You will need this ID to register for the next step, the Online Orientation.

Step 2: Complete the


Complete your Cabrillo College on line orientation Orientation at least one day prior to assessment.  Print your certificate of completion and take it with you to your assessment test. You can also take a screen shot of the certificate displaying your name and present this on your mobile device.


Step 3: Sign up for an Assessment Date

See Mr. Castaneda to sign up for a day and time to go to Cabrillo College and take the Math and English Assessment. 

Space is very limited. Please make sure to go to Cabrillo on the day you signed up for. You will need your Photo ID, Cabrillo Student ID Number, Certificate of Completion of the Orientation or a screen shot of the certificate displaying your name and present this on your mobile device.

Note: You may not need to assess. Please refer to the Assessment website Assessment website for course placement options in lieu of assessment (e.g.:  AP scoresCalifornia Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) results (formerly EAP/STAR test):     (CAASPP) or AP scores MUST be submitted by April 1st in order to be processed by the April 15th deadline

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Need ideas on where to do Community Service Hours?

Check out the Watsonville Volunteer Center's website.  They have many upcoming volunteer opportunities during winter break. 

Volunteer Center

College Visits to WHS

WHS College Visit Calendar

Check out the above calendar and sign up with Ms. Morasca if you are interested in attending this presentation.

University Testing

SAT Registration Register now for the upcoming SAT.  Fee waivers are available in the Guidance Office or EAOP.


ACT Registration Register now for the upcoming ACT.  Fee waivers are available in the Guidance Office or EAOP.

Need help with your Common Application?

Resources for AB540 and Undocumented Students

AB540 students, have questions about the California Dream Act, scholarships, strategies for paying for college?  Check out this website: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/ab540

Money for College

Estimate the financial aid offered at a UC by using the NetPrice Calculator.

Check out the Scholarships link.

Create an account on Fastweb.com and have scholarship opportunities emailed to you!

Use the FAFSA4Caster to estimate your eligibility for federal student aid.

If you are applying to a private university, you may need to apply for the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE.

Remember to allow for at least two weeks when requesting a letter of recommendation.  Make an appointment with your recommender and provide a brag sheet or resume.

Big Future

Need some ideas of what to do after graduating WHS?  Looking to narrow down your college choices and major selections? Check out Big Future to help guide you.

Need help in your classes?

WHS offers tutorials everyday right after school.  See your counselor for a tutorial list.