• California Scholarship Federation - Advisor

    Posted by Debbora Santelices on 8/18/2023 12:00:00 PM


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          Ms. Debbora Santelices  Room 648
    Applications Due Feb 20, 2024
    Next Meeting Sept 6 @ LUNCH   LIBRARY
    Meetings are scheduled the First WEDNESDAY each month in the library at lunch
    Make-up meetings are  Thursday/ Friday during Office Hours
    Students, feel free to stop by my room, 648 if you need additional information.
    The California Scholarship Federation (CSF) emphasizes high standards of scholarship and community service involvement for California high school students.  Founded in 1921, the California Scholarship Federation is the oldest scholarship institution in the state of California.
    Community Involvement Forms
    Due   Now for Last Semester - Submit on Canvas
    Application for Semester Spring  https://forms.office.com/r/1Gvfx3sPSf
    Based on Dec. 2023 grades due Feb 20 for members
    New member application is due Feb 29 for new applications
    ABSOLUTELY no late applications.  See link above
    Tutoring Commitment for All members
    Minimum of   
    10 hours, 5 in the library plus 5 tutoring/service, Office Hours 
    Get creative. 
    We have many opportunities:
    Office hours, specific teachers, JROTC, Thompson, etc. See Mrs. Santelices for questions
    Welcome New Members 

    Membership starts here and

    must be completed each semester-

    Follow Instructions Below:

    1. All membership applications are completed online using your Office 365 account to log in.
                       Please remember that all grades are based on last semester 
    2. Active membership includes attendance at meetings and community involvement.  We are a university recognized academic honors service club. 
    After completion of the application, you will receive a Congratulations email
    Courses to meet qualification are listed within the online portal. 
    Refer to this form as you work through the application
    2. After we receive the application, we will review for approval. Please allow 2-3 weeks. 
    3.  Upon Approval you will receive a link to pay the bookkeeper and an email congratulating you on your membership.
    4.Approval to Join link will be sent to your Office 365 account to pay $11 to the Bookkeeper for CSF dues or you can go to school and pay at bookkeeper Window . Email bookkeeper for questions on account locks:  klawrence@murrieta.k12.ca.us
    CSF Membership is based on scholarship and citizenship. 
    It is gained after qualifying grades and citizenship are reviewed each semester. 
    Membership includes community involvement and attendance at meetings. 
    Important to apply each semester
    In order to become a member, the student must submit an application each semester the student is eligible.
    A point system specified in the CSF State By-Laws establishes the membership requirements including qualification based on grades, participation and citizenship.
    To secure eligibility for CSF membership, a student must earn sufficient points from pre-approved course lists. The majority of the required membership points must come from the University of California (A-G) accepted course work.
    Associate Membership (non-voting) available for Sophomores (1st semester) and Freshmen.  
    We would love to have you join us for activities and tutoring. 
    Life Membership (Sealbearer) is achieved by qualifying four or more semesters in the last three years of high school beginning with 2nd Semester -10th grade.
    Interested in being an Officer for 2022-2023 school year?  
    We need dedicated Juniors and Sophomores to apply.
    Please print and drop off in room 648 with Mrs. Santelices
    Link to application: Officer Application 


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    text @mvcsf2015 to 81010.

    Trouble using 81010?

    Try texting @mvcsf2015 to

    (702) 425-5265 instead.

    Community Involvement is a Core Requirement

    for active membership:

    CSF Community service involvement is earned by a variety
    of ways including tutoring, community service projects and
    community activities.    
    The following PDF -Community Involvement Form
    is required for each semester to maintain membership: 
    Link to form: Continue to keep track of your hours. 
    Pending due to current gathering restrictions 
    N/A during Emergency School Closure
    Please see Mrs. Santelices for questions.
    Tutoring Responsibility: Students are expected to participate in tutoring opportunities in the library for 5 hours per semester. 
    Library tutoring Every Morning and in the Afternoon Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 8:30.
    Participation confirmed via 5 Star and your community involvement form.  

    This is our commitment to our campus.  

    IMPORTANT:  Complete the CSF Info form listing the courses you are interested in tutoring.  As teachers contact us, we will notify you

    Office Hours

    Let's help our teachers with students during office hours.  Find a teacher and show up to tutor students. Teacher must sign off your form and you must show in 5 Star for the teacher's Office Hours
    Library tutoring :
    Students are required to present ID cards
    Contact CSF Advisor, Debbora Santelices at   dsantelices@murrieta.k12.ca.us
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