Valor Academy High School

Valor Academy High School

Welcome to the GEAR UP program at Valor Academy High School! We believe that all students can and will succeed, and we are honored to be part of your high school journey and support your ongoing success. We are here to enhance your academic, emotional, and social learning and provide you with a variety of programs to help you explore exciting careers and postsecondary opportunities that best fit what you envision for your future.

Contact GEAR UP

Email: [email protected]
Office hours: 7:30-4:00pm
GEARUP Office

Staff

Adetutu Ajileye

Site Coordinator

Natalie Arredondo

Academic Advisor

Brenda Altamira

Counselor Aide

Socorro Janisse

Parent Education Support Assistant (PESA)

Announcements

April Events

For more information, please reach out to Socorro at 213-604-1438.

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March Events

Interested in any of our events, please contact Socorro!

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February Workshops

To register for any workshop or simply want more information, please reach out to Socorro.

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Media Release Form/ Formulario de comunicado de prensa

Throughout the school year, Los Angeles Unified School District (“LAUSD”) GEAR UP school staff would like to photograph/videotape students participating in school activities. We would appreciate if you could sign and fill out the form. 

A lo largo del año escolar, al programa GEAR UP (GU4LA) en LAUSD y personal de la escuela les gustaría fotografiar/grabar en vídeo a los estudiantes que participan en actividades escolares. Le agradecemos  si podria firmar el documento.

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Events

Family Summit
May 7, 2022
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
James Monroe High School

GEAR UP families!

Come and join us for our very first in-person event on Saturday May 7, 2022. We will be having fun activities and workshops for the whole family!

Please reach out to Socorro if you are interested or need more information.

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UCLA Virtual Tour-English Session
Apr 7, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom

For more information, contact Socorro.

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CSULA Match & Fit-Majors to Careers
Apr 6, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom

For more information, please reach out to Socorro.

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Coffee with GEAR UP
Apr 5, 2022
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Zoom

Join us to get a better understanding of financial aid requirements and learn how to set up short and long term goals as a family unit! Please reach out to Socorro for more information.

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Spanish Virtual Visit to Occidental College
Mar 9, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom

Join us for this exciting virtual trip to Occidental College! For zoom information contact Socorro!

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College Match & Fit
Feb 17, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom

Join us to learn the requirements to qualify for colleges of your interest-MATCH, and get tips on your research to find the best FIT college for you. The time is NOW to start researching on your future higher institution!

Please reach out to Socorro Janisse for zoom information.

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CSULA-OSD Office for Students with Disabilities
Feb 15, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom

Join us to learn what different services Cal State University-Los Angeles has to offer for students with special needs. Contact us for zoom information.

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Coffee with GEARUP
Feb 10, 2022
10:00 am
Zoom

Join us to learn about the GEARUP services that we offer for both students and their families.

Contact Socorro for more information.

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Credit Recovery Workshop
Jan 31, 2022
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom

Are you concerned that your student will not graduate on time? Are they missing credits? Do you know what they can do to make up those missing credits?

Join us Monday, Jan 31 at 5:30 to learn about the various credit recovery programs that are available for students.

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GOT COLLEGE
Oct 25, 2021 - Nov 15, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ZOOM
Every Monday

For more information click on event info. Para obtener mas informacion, haga clic en la informacion del evento.

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Resources

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