Jesus said, " I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."  John 8:12
Counseling Corner December 3, 2018

Dear Saints,
I I pray that you are enjoying this holy Advent season and preparing for the celebration of the birth of our Savior! 

In HIS Love,
Mrs. Yakinian

Maternity Leave Communication
Thank you for your continued prayers and words of encouragement as my husband and I anxiously await the arrival of our first little one; due on Christmas! I am scheduled to go out on maternity leave on Friday, December 14th, 2018 and return on Monday, April 29, 2019.  While I am out of the office, please reach out to  with any questions or concerns. SENIORS: please reach out to Mrs. Garcia ( ) if you need assistance with anything related to college applications, Naviance or graduation. I hope and pray that you all have a wonderful Christmas and a blessed start to the second semester-I will see you in April!
Cohort Lecture Nights
Please be reminded that our second cohort lecture night for Medical and Business Cohort will be held this Thursday, December 6 starting with a Taco Cart at 5:00 p.m. for Medical Cohort Students and 6:00 p.m for Business Cohort Students . Please look below for specific room assignments.  

Medical Cohort Students will meet after dinner at 6:00 p.m. in room 107A
Business Cohort Students will meet after dinner  at 6:45 p.m. in the MPR
College Applications
While we are coming to the end of college application season, we know that students may still require assistance. Please let me know how I can help!   If you have upcoming deadlines, please plan ahead.  Remember to report any and all college acceptances in your Naviance account.

Selecting the Edit option for each application listed on our Colleges I am Applying to list. 

Use the Results drop down to select the results. 

2018-2019 Final Schedule
Now that we have returned from Thanksgiving Break, the countdown to finals and Christmas Break is on! There are three weeks until final exams.  Be sure to review the Final Exam schedule, as there is special schedule for the entire week.

Semester 1 Final Grades: Due to Christmas Break, final grades will be made available in Aeries upon our return from break on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.  We pray this gives you an opportunity to enjoy the Christmas Break and celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 8/9 Scores
Student scores from the PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 8/9 will be available online to students December 10-12. Students ages 13 and older who provided their email address on their PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 8/9 answer sheet will receive an email reminder from us explaining where and how to view their scores . Students can set up a free College Board account at any time.

If a student doesn't see their scores when they log in, they may need to enter an access code. You can find your students' access codes in the roster report in the K-12 score reporting portal.
San Diego Tour
Crean Lutheran offers college tours to all Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. Our one-day trip will be on Wednesday, February 20, when we will visit Cal State San Marcos, University of San Diego and Point Loma Nazarene University! To join, return the IST Tours Registration Form , CLHS Field Trip waiver along with payment to your counselor no later than January 6th!
Freshman and Sophomore College Planning Nights
Save the date! Sophomore College Planning Night will be hosted in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR) on Tuesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m . Freshman College Planning Night will be hosted in the MPR on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:00 p.m . More information will be forthcoming after the holiday season.
Community College Applications Now Open!
As of December 1 all California Community College applications are now open!  That includes the Freshman Advantage Program at Irvine Valley College. The Freshman Advantage program is designed for high school seniors coming to Irvine Valley College in the Fall of 2019. This program offers high school seniors the opportunity to apply early, receive a Freshman Advantage Early Registration time, and enroll in their classes  before  most currently enrolled IVC students! IVC cannot emphasize enough the importance of this program for high school seniors. A better registration appointment for  Fall 2019 AND Spring 2020  will provide high school students with a strong start. Students are strongly encouraged to apply early!  See below for more information on who to contact at Irvine Valley College for more information.

Tip of The Week 
Remember to keep this Advent season holy! What an exciting time as we prepare for the celebration of Jesus' birth! Don't get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season. Stop and reflect on the Reason for the season.

Crean Lutheran High School
For I know the plans I have for your, declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future."  Jeremiah 2911