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OHS College & Career Center

Welcome Hawks to the 2021/2022 school year! Although we started off last school year under different circumstances, I know how strong you are and I believe in all of you! I am here to help you achieve your goals for college and career success. Welcome back to campus! We are so excited to have you here! The entire Hawk Staff is ready to help you so please reach out and make sure you are checking ParentSquare for important updates and messages! Work Hard Hawks and good luck!

Angela Vander Velde

College and Career Center Technician

Ortega High School

hrs: M-F 7:30 AM-3 PM

951-472-2884 | 951-253-7065
[email protected]
520 Chaney Street, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Click HERE to book a meeting with me!
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Are you new to the College and Career Center? Please take the entrance survey below to help me, Ms. Angela, understand what your goals are for the future:

Click the button above and follow these steps to get ready for your post high school career!

If you already have an account, but don't remember your user information, your username is your district email:
Your password is your 8-digit birthdate and "!"
example: 01012001!
If you need more help, please contact me ASAP using the above mentioned contact information.
CLICK HERE to watch a video version of the following instructions.
Set up your CCGI account
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Take a look at this promo video for an idea of what the College and Career Center has to offer:

Ortega High School and Keith McCarthy Academy students, parents, and teachers are encouraged to use all of the provided resources of the OHS College and Career Center:

The OHS College and Career Center is a college and career information library that provides OHS and KMA students with valuable resources for important life choices. We are located inside the 300 building. Please utilize this online center for any and all career and college needs.
  • List of scholarships
  • College Information – catalogs, brochures
  • Community College & Private/Vocational School info
  • MSJC Admission Process
  • Financial Aid information-FAFSA and CADAA
  • Scholarship Guide & Applications
  • Guest speakers – College, Vocational, Career, Military
  • Military Info & visits with recruiters
  • ASVAB test practice and information
  • Career search information – assessments to identify interests, abilities & career exploration
Explore the blue panel menu for links to important College and Career resources. If you are unable to find the exact resource for your needs or you require assistance, please contact me.