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Senior Information


Fall 2023 Senior Presentation

Senior Parent Presentation Fall 2023

Senior Survival Packet 2023-24

Senior Brag Sheet

Spring Senior Presentation 2024


Class of 2024 Website

Class of 2024 Website

Click on the link to find the information needed for seniors.

Graduation Cap and Gown


Cap and Gown Information

PPT Files






Financial Aid Application


COS has provided step-by-step instructional videos as well as handouts that can be printed out to assist you in starting/completing your FAFSA application.  It is recommended to get as far as you can on the application, prior to signing on to the workshop.  Please click on the following link to access the COS instructional videos.

Please launch your FAFSA or Dream ACT application through your account.  The link is provided below to launch the application.

All students are required to submit a Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act (CADA) Application for the 24-25 school year.  

We recommend that all students and parents/guardians create their FSA Id (CLICK HERE FOR STEPS).

SPECIAL NOTE: For those students planning to attend COS upon graduation and want to qualify for the Sequoia Promise (which pays for full tuition costs), students MUST submit the FAFSA or CADA application for each year that they plan to attend. 


All other 4-year bound students, must submit the FAFSA or CADA application to be considered for any financial aid or scholarships.







Senior Information


Below is a checklist of items for your Senior Year:

  • ___ Meet with your counselor to evaluate your transcript, discuss letters
    of recommendation, NCAA eligibility, A-G requirements, CCI criteria and college application deadlines.
  • ____  Register to take COS concurrent enrollment or Dual enrollment classes if you have room in your schedule.

  • ____  Pass all your classes with a “C” or better and apply for CSF if you qualify.

  • ____  If you have not yet taken your SAT/ACT, register online by October 1st at or

  • ____  If your college application includes a personal statement, meet with your English teacher to help you proof read the letter.

  • ____  Apply for your PIN for financial aid at You will not be able to apply for financial aid through FAFSA without a PIN.

  • ____  Fill out the FAFSA form starting October 1st.

  • ____  Complete all college applications and send them in by the end of November. Deadlines are different for every school so make sure you know when your deadline is!

  • ____  Fill out a Redwood scholarship application by the beginning of December. Applications are available in the counseling office.

  • ____  Check with your counselor in January to see if you qualify for the Cal Grant.

  • ____  If you plan to attend COS, see you counselor in January to sign up for all the COS workshops in the spring. Redwood and COS work together to provide students with registration workshops, financial aid seminars and placement testing.

  • ____  If you are enrolled in AP classes, sign up for AP Exams that will be administered in May.

  • ____  Once you receive a college acceptance letter, come to the counseling office and put your name on the poster!