High School Information
Richard Intlekofer, High School Counselor | email@example.com
A graduate of Notre Dame and Cal Lutheran University, Richard began his career in education at Sequoia Intermediate School in Newbury Park in 1973. He was a counselor at Newbury Park High School for 23 years until his retirement in June of 2013. He joined the River Oaks staff in February of 2015 as the high school counselor. He is thrilled to be working with students, parents, and staff at this very special school.
Welcome to the counseling page for River Oaks Academy!
Visit this page often to locate resources that will help you plan your journey towards high school graduation, and beyond! The process of preparing for your future can seem overwhelming at times, but, trust us… it will all work out! River Oaks offers ongoing support through Claudia, your teachers, our staff, and your counselor, Richard Intlekofer. Take full advantage of all that this very special school has to offer. And, enjoy the ride!
As you scroll through the Counselor’s Corner, you will see important and urgent information listed first, followed by general resources regarding graduation requirements, educational opportunities as a River Oaks student, college resources, career information, work permit requirements, and more!
Counselor's Corner News and Notes for Spring 2020:
We have received registration packets for our seniors who wish to attend Moorpark College after graduation. In addition, Richard is eager to help those who are planning to attend any of our local community colleges. Don’t delay…begin the process now! Richard is available for appointments to assist you in the college process.
Don’t forget to file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which can make you eligible for financial aid for college in the fall. Again, see Richard for assistance.
We still have spaces available for the SAT here at the Westlake campus on Wednesday, March 27th, at 7:45 am. We recommend that our juniors take this important pre-college exam, regardless of your plans to attend a community college or a four-year school after graduation. A registration form was emailed to all junior parents; forms are also available from Tezo and Monica at both the Oxnard and Westlake campuses. There is no charge for this exam!
The City of Thousand Oaks invites you to participate in the CITY Internship Program this summer. Positions are available in a number of career fields, but you need to apply to participate. Information can be found here: https://www.toaks.org/home/showdocument?id=19884
Attention, Sophomores and Freshmen!
We are offering the PSAT 10 for our students on Wednesday, April 10, at 8 a.m. on the Westlake campus. This is a terrific way to practice for the SAT, and students receive free valuable practice from Kahn Academy based directly on test results. Registration forms are available from Tezo and Monica at both the Oxnard and Westlake campuses. Again, no charge for our students!
And, for all Students!
The Ventura County Career Education Center is now accepting registration for both the summer and fall sessions. While the regular school year classes are reserved for high school students, summer courses are open to students in grades 6-12 (including current 5th graders). The CEC is an amazing career-oriented program. You may register online at https://www.vcoe.org/cec .
Are you interested in taking a community college course, either this summer or in the fall? See your teacher or Richard to find a course that fits your interests. Don’t forget, community college courses are free for high school students!
As always, if you have questions regarding any counseling issues, contact Richard at firstname.lastname@example.org