Meet the Staff

Grade Level Information




Graduating Seniors Applying to Sierra College

for summer or fall 2021

Read the Sierra Senior Spring Letter from Mrs. LaChance, the Sierra College Transition Counselor, for the step by steps and other important information.

It is important to get started NOW since many seniors will be applying and her calendar will fill up quickly in the spring. Don't wait!


Sierra College

Academic Enrichment Registration

Spring 2021 opens Nov. 17th and closes Feb. 7, 2021

(Taking classes at Sierra for free while enrolled in high school)

Look to the left at College in High School and then Sierra College Academic Enrichment to see the new page with important steps, including a new online permission form process.


Virtual College & Career Visits and Events

Tue. Jan. 12th

12:20 - 12:50

Virginia Military Institute - Website

 (A public military college with Army, naval and Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) units)

Join with this Zoom Link

Tue. Jan. 26th

1:15 - 1:45

DigiPen Institute of Technology (Washington)- Website

(A private, for-profit school that offers degrees in Computer Science, Animation, Video Game Development, Game Design, Sound Design and Computer Engineering)

Join with this Zoom Link

Wed. Jan. 27th

9:45 - 10:15

Western Colorado University - Website

 (A very small public university in Gunnison, Colorado)

Join with this Zoom Link



Both the University of California and California State University systems have announced deadline extensions for their

Fall 2021 priority applications.

University of California System

UC Merced will accept freshman

applications 11:59p.m PDT on January 8th

UC Application

California State University System 

The application deadline has changed for some campuses. Please check each campus website for their posted deadline.

Cal State Apply

  • Use the 2020 College Application Tips to complete these applications.

  • Email your counselor and request a future appointment for him or her to review your application before you submit it.

  • Complete the applications as soon as possible. Do not wait until the last minute.


Sign up today for Counseling Remind texts 
to receive Counseling and College & Career Information today! 

Students, please input your first and last name as they appear in Aeries

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Questions: Email Mrs. Fessenden at or call 916-660-1019


Attention College Representatives 

To schedule a virtual visit sign up through RepVisits or contact 
Betsy Fessenden at

    Attention Potential Employers 
                or Service Providers:

    If you are a potential employer or have internship or volunteer
opportunities for Del Oro students, please contact Mrs. Fessenden
at 916-652-7243 ext. 1019 or
Respectfully, opportunities at private residences will not be

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