Academic Year

Weekly tutoring - Upward Bound tutors are available daily after school at Sequoia High School. Students receive one on one or group tutoring as well as information on how to prepare for college.

Sequoia High School
1201 Brewster Avenue, Room 246 & 248
Redwood City CA 94062
(650) 367-9780

Woodside High School
199 Churchill Avenue, Room H-5
Redwood City CA 94062
(650) 367-7263

Academic Year Calendar

Saturday College - Students learn skills, gain insight, and receive information on all aspects of the college admissions process in a dynamic environment. Students also learn about college requirements and special programs at colleges/universities. Most importantly students gain the confidence to overcome barriers and reach for their educational goals.

Saturday College is typically from 9am to 12:30pm at Cañada College bldg. 22-114 & 22-118.

Saturday College Dates:
  • 9/28/19
  • 10/19/19
  • 11/16/19
  • 12/14/19 
  • 1/25/20
  • 3/14/20 *OYE Conference at Cañada 9am - 2pm*
  • 3/21/20
  • 4/18/20
  • 5/16/20
  • 5/30/20 *End of Year Celebration & Graduation 12 to 3pm* 

Advising - Upward Bound staff regularly monitors each student’s grades and assess their extracurricular involvement. Staff members provide information and guidance on selecting rigorous courses and exploring majors.

Test preparation - Students receive information on college admissions tests such as the PSAT, SAT, ACT.

College & Career Planning - Guest speakers are invited throughout the year to share their personal stories. Guest speakers cover various topics such as overcoming challenges and exploring careers in math and science.