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Peerlift Student Guide

...Those ready for a new challenge: these resources are for you. Whether you are an incoming senior or an incoming freshman--whether you have created a blueprint for your future or haven’t yet begun ...more


Test Prep

UCSC Campus Tours

We invite your students and their families to visit the University of California, Santa Cruz campus for one of our Fall Saturday Tours on October 21 or November 18, 2017.

This student-led campus tour ...more

UC Santa Barbara webinars

Students can chat live with UCSB Admissions Counselors about the UC application, Personal Insight Questions and more. Registration is live!

  • Personal Insight Question Workshops: Learn more about the UC ...more

Villanova University

Early Decision:
We will now offer a binding Early Decision plan concurrent with our traditional Early Action program. With an application deadline (and FAFSA and CSS profile for candidates applying ...more

Rice University

As you may know, the College Board no longer offers the SAT or the Subject Tests in January . For students applying to Rice, December is the last month to meet our testing requirements.

Rice University ...more

Univ of Delaware

Good Morning,

On behalf of the University of Delaware, I would like to take this time to thank you for all the hard work you do. It has been great connecting with many of you at school visits across ...more

SAT Fee Waivers

Fee Waivers SAT/Subject Tests are available

See Counseling Office Secretary or Mr. Mejia in the College Office

Fee Waiver Info PDF

Questions?: Email Mr. Mejia


College Office

Need Help with College App?

Sign up at the College Office for help with your College Applications!

Need help applying to Cal State LA for Fall 2018?



The Cal State LA Office of Admissions and Recruitment


invites you to attend one of our

Cal State Apply Application Clinics:



Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


University Student Union, 1st floor Union Link computer lab

5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

Recommended Parking in Lot 5 or Structure C

*Pay via the yellow pay machines:


These application clinics are open to all student applying to Cal State LA for Fall 2018. Our staff can assist you in starting or completing your application. Don’t forget to bring your unofficial transcript(s)! Space in the computer lab is limited, so please bring your laptop/tablet if you can.


RSVP at least 1 week prior to the clinic you are attending.


To RSVP, contact:

Cal State LA Admissions and Recruitment

(323) 343-3839 ~

College Applications

Private Colleges  OPEN NOW!

The Common App  Brag sheet

UC Application   OPEN NOW!

August 1st to November 30th

Application Tutorial

Note: ACT with Writing and/or SAT with Writing or Essay required

ACT   SAT    Personal Insight Question Guide

CSU Application

PDF application download

October 1st application date


NCAA eligibility Center:  Want to Play College Sports


Take at least one SAT/ACT by December 2nd

Note:  Certain majors within schools may have different exam requirements.  Check with university website

Example UCLA

School Code: 052037


ELAC Classes at SHS

Admin. of Justice Wed 3:15-6:00PM Room: D-4

Chicano Studies 2: Tue 3:00-6:00PM Room: A-5

Engineering Tue/Thurs 3:15-5:20pm Room: Library

ELAC courses next semester

Free College Classes for Schurr HS Students

Enroll for Winter 2018

Start getting UC/CSU transferable college credits Classes begin February 13, 2018        

What is Dual Enrollment?

Earn college credits while attending high school. Credits earned are UC/CSU transferable

Courses Offered

Chicano Studies 20: The Mexican American in California

Tues/Thur 3:00-5:00PM  Room -TBA Begins 2/13/18

This course surveys the political, economic, social and intellectual history of the Pacific Coast from the Pre-Columbian Era, the Spanish Era, the Mexican Years and lastly, the Anglo Presence, with special emphasis on California.  A greater emphasis is given to the role of the Chicano/Latino people in the economic, political, social and cultural development of California from the time of the Spanish Empire to the present.

Engineering Graphics & Design 111:2-DComputer-Aided Drafting with AutoCAD

Tues/Thur 3:00-5:00PM  Room - Library Lab 1 Begins 2/13/18

This course is an introductory course in 2-Dimensional computer Aided Drafting using AutoCAD.  Students learn the basic tools to create and edit a simple drawing.  Topics include object obstruction, object properties, layers, orthographic projections, auxiliary views, parametric tools, basic dimension, template building and plotting.

Introduction to Robotics MIT 220

Tues/Thur 3:00-5:00PM Library - Computer Lab Begins 2/13/18

This introductory course in robotics emphasizes hands-on experience to build a basic functional robot. Students learn about electric motors, servos, sensors, switches, actuators and their application in a robot. Students learn Basic Stamp computer programming and its integration into a working robotic unit. The course also includes mechanical assembly, connecting electronic components, wiring and soldering, and testing.

Child Development 1

Tues/Thurs 3:00-5:00PM  Room -TBA Begins 2/13/18

This is an introductory child development course that examines the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. There is an emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of growth and development at various stages.

Communications 101

Tues/Thurs 3:00-5:00PM  Room -TBA Begins 2/13/18

In this course, training is offered in effective speech composition and delivery. The course assists in building confidence in the delivery of original presentations, acquaints students with the sources of speech materials, and develops discriminating listening through speech analysis.


Sign up for classes at College Office

Note:  Days and times are tentative

Fall Bulletin

College office FALL 


TEST DATES                         

SAT Customer Care:  866-756-7346

Schurr High School Code:  052037





ACT Customer Care:  319-337-1270, M-F 8a-8p, CST


CSU & UC APPLICATION WORKSHOPS:  Seniors Only, More information to follow

You must have the following information to complete the UC or CSU application:

•          Unofficial Transcripts

•          Test scores (SAT, ACT plus writing, AP)

•          Parent/Guardian Annual Income

•          Social Security Number

•          Citizenship Status

•          Statewide Student ID (it’s on your transcripts)

•          Credit card or fee waiver if applicable

•          CEEB or School Code – 052037


CSU Applications: Seniors Only

Application opens October 1st

Hard Deadline: November 30th

Apply online at:

UC Applications: Seniors Only

Application opened as of August 1st

Hard Deadline: November 30th

Apply online at:


Private College: Seniors Only

Deadlines: Must research each college for individual application deadline

Appy online at:


Letters of Recommendation & School Report:  Please be courteous and request a letter of recommendation in a timely manner from your teacher(s) and counselor.  Must submit

name and email address of counselor and teachers by Friday, December 2nd,  to write your recommendation letter.  Please be aware that you need to give your recommenders time

(3 weeks) to write your letters, before winter break.

See your College Counselor before assuming she will do the School Report/Letter of Recommendation.


Mejia, Baltazar College Counselor

FAFSA NextGenVest Video

College Application Essay Workshop

We at the Commerce Library would like to help with your College Application Essay!  We’re offering a college application essay workshop and write-in on Tuesday, November 21st, from 1pm-3pm.


In order to maximize our efforts, we’re asking that students sign up in advance AND e-mail a draft of their essay by November 17 (11:59pm).  Space is limited to 25, so students are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible.


Leslie Howes, who has helped students in College Bound Today, will be providing the workshop and has kindly agreed to review and provide feedback for the first 20 essays received.  Students may sign up via phone (323) 722-6660 or e-mail:  (the e-mail address may look a little irregular, but is correct).  



Please read Contest Topic and Information carefully before submitting your essay. Essays must meet contest requirements to qualify for evaluation.

Complete the online registration when you are ready to submit your essay:

Submit your essay online (preferred method)

To correctly prepare your essay and bibliography for online submission:

  • Insert line breaks by hitting "Enter" after each paragraph and bibliographic entry.
  • Be sure to use parenthetical citations in the text of your essay, not footnotes.
  • Complete the Registration and Submission Form.


Submit your essay via mail

  • Complete the online registration form when you have completed your essay.
  • Print out the completed online registration form along with two hard copies of your essay. Your essay must be typed, double-spaced, and printed only on one side of the paper. 
  • Attach your registration form to only one copy of your essay. Your second copy should contain no personal identification information.

Please mail to: 

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation 
Profile in Courage Essay Contest 
Columbia Point 
Boston, MA 02125 

Mailed essays must be postmarked by January 4, 2018.

All Seniors

The FAFSA and CA Dream Act application period has begun.  Apply now, and don't lose out of free money from the state of California to further your education (2 year and 4 year college)



SAT Dates 2017-2018

Register for SAT

What to bring


SAT dates Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
November 4, 2017 October 5, 2017 October 25 (online/phone)
December 2, 2017 November 2, 2017 November 21, 2017 (online/phone)
March 10, 2018 February 9, 2018 February 29 (online/phone)
May 5, 2018 April 6, 2018 April 25 (online/phone)
June 2, 2018 May 3, 2018 May 23 (online/phone)


Get your fee waiver at the College Office

Cal State Parent Academy

En Español >

Welcome to Cal State LA’s Parent Academy. Originally developed by Dr. Alfredo Gonzalez, Parent Academy was launched in Fall 2013. This program is designed to help the parents of ...more

Wellesley College



We are pleased to announce that Wellesley College is offering a new online and College Board certified AP® Italian Language and Culture course on the edX platform!

Students and teachers can register for free to have instant access to all online material!

We would be grateful if you could advise any interested students and their families as well as your teachers about this unique opportunity.

Students (if AP® Italian is not taught in your school):

  1. Students who want to study on their own for the AP® Italian exam of May 2018 may register for free on edX to get access to course materials and work independently.
  2. Students who want an interactive experience may register for one of our Online Live Instruction Classes, offered in conjunction with the free AP® Italian Language and Culture course. Upon completion, students will receive a certificate from Wellesley College with a letter grade that they may present to their high school for registration on their transcript. Our Online Live Instruction Classes are conveniently offered in the evenings and on Saturdays, and will start on February 5th, 2018 and end on April 27, 2018. Register now to secure a spot in a class of your choice!

Teachers and students (if AP® Italian is taught in your school):
Our online material will help teachers design an interactive and academically challenging AP® Italian Language and Culture course. Teachers and their students register for free to access all online material.

Questions? Please contact us at


Wellsley Logo

106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481



FIDM Fashion Club

Interested in FIDM.  Join the FIDM Fashion Club at Schurr HS

Peerlift Student Ambassador Opportunity

Peerlift Student Ambassador. The student leader, preferably in 10th or 11th grade, would work with Peerlift to do grassroots outreach at Schurr HS and the surrounding area.  The student would receive further opportunity to collaborate with our team of college freshmen, many of whom are attending Stanford, Yale, Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania this year.  To read more information, please go to our get involved section or go over our application form here.

Student Involvement Programs

The Pollination Project

The Pollination Project believes in the power of ordinary people to do extraordinary things. We make grants to individual change-makers with an idea and a plan to make their community and their world a better place.

We give $1,000 seed grants to individual change makers, every day, 365 days a year.

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates outstanding young leaders. Each year the Barron Prize honors 25 inspiring young people who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet.

Fashion Internship


College Counselor

Mr. Baltazar Mejia

323-887-3090 x6646