Meet the Staff

Grade Level Guidance


Weeks of December 9th and 16th 

Room 204


Tue Dec 10th


(Come in during either lunch)

Sierra College Application and 

Next Steps Workshop for Seniors 

Bring your social security number & charged chrome book


Mon Dec 16th


Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska

A 2017 Alumni returns to share his experiences and college tips


Apply ASAP but no later than Feb. 5th, 2020 to
 present a 5-6 minute speech on the above topic. 

Click here for more details:



Tuesday - Friday

3:15 - 4:30 in the LIBRARY

Tue: Science w/Mr. Russo

Wed: Math w/ Ms. Murgo

Thu: Social Science

w/Ms. Melbourne-Weaver

      Fri: English w/ Mr. Costea


Attention Juniors and Seniors 

Careers in Construction

Hands-on Workshops with the Pros

Next workshop: February 12th

Learn from construction professionals in these FREE Hands-On Workshops. 

No experience is required!  You will learn the basic skills of construction, framing, electrical. plumbing, tiling and more. Transportation is on your own.

Opportunities for paid internships (juniors) and

employment after graduation (seniors). 

Informational Flier

Classes are at Placer High School from 3 - 5pm in Room 208 (Wood shop) 

on the second Wednesday of each month -  

October 9, November 13, December 11 (cancelled) , February 12 and March 11 

Space is limited, so please complete the APPLICATION and you will receive

 confirmation if you are one of the 30 participants.

Once you are confirmed, please complete the permission forms below and turn them in to Mrs. Fessenden in the

D.O. Student Services Counseling office ASAP

Student Participation Consent Form

PUHSD/PCWA Photo/Media Release

Promo Videos

Student Perspective

Parent Perspective

Trade Perspectives 1


FAFSA  & Dream Act  Workshops

Sierra College will be hosting these workshops.

All are welcome, even if you don't plan on attending Sierra.

See flier for information on what to bring!


10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30

5:00pm - 7:30pm

 in the HUB (A - 106)


11/22 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

12/6 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

(in V-308)


Spring 2020 SAT/ACT Test Prep Workshops
Granite Bay & Rocklin High Schools

            Session #1 @ Granite Bay HS:   English – Feb. 19, 26, March 4, 11
                                     Math – Feb. 17, 24, March 2, 9

            Session #2 @ Rocklin HS:          English – March 31, April 14, 21, 28
                                                                    Math – April 1, 15, 22, 29

            Session #3 @ Granite Bay HS:  English – April 29, May 6, 13, 20
                                  Math – April 28, May 5, 12, 19
Classes are 7-9 pm 
Cost is $180 per subject 
(Math & English register separately)
David Tastor (English): 916-284-1279 
 Scott Becker (Math): 916-847-7419
One workshop to prepare for both tests!


AP Exam Schedule & Announcements 

Also found:
1.   On this Counseling page under Testing 
2.  By hovering over over Academics on the Del Oro homepage and
     then clicking Advanced Placement


Thank you to all of you who

attended the


If you missed it, the slideshow is here for reference with clickable links to documents and websites.

The Counseling Team


Attention College Representatives

To schedule a visit, please sign up through RepVisits. 

Please contact Betsy Fessenden at with any questions.

    Attention Potential Employers 
                or Service Providers:

If you are a potential employer or 
have internship or volunteer opportunites for Del Oro students, 
please contact Mrs. Fessenden in the Counseling office
 at 916-652-7243 ext. 1019 or


Counseling Remind Texts  

Sign up now to receive Counseling and 
College & Career Information today! 
Last names A - L, please text @delorohs to the number 81010

Last names M - Z, please text @delorohs2 to the number 81010

Please input your first and last name 
as they appear in Aeries

You will be able to hear about and sign up for college rep presentations, job and volunteer opportunities, workshops and events. 

Once you have joined Counseling Remind, you will be moved to a Counseling Remind group organized by last name. For example students with a last name that begins with F will be moved into the DOCOFs group and removed from the D.O Counseling group. You will receive the Counseling texts as part of that group!

Questions: See Mrs. Fessenden in the Student Support Services Office - Counseling Dept or email me.

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