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Advisor

Ashley Sanchez Ayoob

Meeting Dates

Fall 2021 Important Dates

Informational Meeting: September 8 during lunch LA 210 

$2.00 Dues & Application Due Date: October 1, 2021- ONLINE FORMS

Community Service Hours Due Date: December 3, 2021 to LA 210

CSF

California Scholarship Federation

Scholarship Federation

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CSF APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN SEPTEMBER 6th

The following application season is for BOTH Spring 2021 Membership AND Fall 2021 Membership. As you know, the 4x4 presented unique issues surrounding membership qualifications. You will be completing TWO applications for CSF- one for SPRING and one for FALL of 2021. This application will be slightly different and require you to do the following:

GRADE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Take your Q1 and Q3 Courses/Grades to calculate your points and membership. This combination will count for your FOR SPRING 2021 MEMBERSHIP--> APPLICATION LINKED HERE
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  • Take your Q2 and Q4 Courses/Grades to calculate your points and membership. This combination will count for your FOR FALL 2021 MEMBERSHIP--> APPLICATION LINKED HERE

STATE DUES:

  • There is a $2.00 fee for your membership dues. This should be paid for on the student store HERE. You will be asked to submit a receipt on the application form. THIS WILL ONLY APPLY TO THE FALL APPLICATION.

COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS:

  • All members are required to complete five hours of community service between September-December HERE. Your community service hours should be turned in by December 3rd to LA 210.  THIS WILL ONLY APPLY TO THE FALL APPLICATION.

Freshmen, you may join CSF your second semester at San Rafael High School. Applications will open in January using your fall grades. 

 

PARENTS: PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE YOUR STUDENT'S APPLICATION OR JOIN THE REMIND! 

Students will be required to complete several forms throughout their educational and professional career. Please allow them to attempt this process themselves and do not deprive them of this learning opportunity. If they are having trouble they may attend my office hours for direct assistance. In addition our Remind has a limit of 150 members and cannot accommodate parents and students. Keeping track of meetings and deadlines is also an invaluable lesson for students to practice. 

There is enrollment each semester and all are welcome to attend to get more information to see if they qualify. Don't miss a chance to be a part of CSF a tradition at San Rafael High School since 1924! 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

1.  On Campus, Check in with the College and Career Center, Ms. Cifuentes has plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in your community. There is also Tutoring in the library after school. Lastly, check on campus and the bulletin for announcements. 

2. Please visit this site for other volunteering options  

3. Tutoring at Venetia Valley- contact Student Andres Martinez am00250@srcs.org for more information

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The California Scholarship Federation is one of the oldest Honor Societies at the high school level. C.S.F., founded in 1921, emphasizes high standards of scholarship and community service for California high school students. 

Membership is based on a grade and point system for each semester, with enrollment commencing each term. Grading and point scale is listed on the application, along with approved courses to determine eligibility. 

  • Only 5 courses may be used for application (please reference the course list in the file cabinet)
  • Each A is worth 3 points
  • Each B is worth 1 point
  • Each C or Credit is worth 0 points
  • D’s or F’s render candidate ineligible 
  • Non-academic subjects such as P.E. and Teacher’s Assistant are not eligible for application.
  • Each student must have a minimum of 10 points to qualify. 
  • Freshmen are not eligible for membership until the second semester of their Freshmen year.
  • Members must also complete at least five hours of community service each semester

Please view the application for more information. Enrollment is advertised and open at the beginning of each semester in the bulletin, This Week @SR, and outside of Mrs. Ayoob’s classroom.

Benefits

C.S.F. provided numerous benefits. Members are working with students who have similar interests and participate in club and volunteer activities that give back to the San Rafael community. They will be a part of a 95 year old, respected, non-profit organization, which is older than the National Honor Society and the Southern Academic Fraternities. College admissions officers note a student’s membership in C.S.F. Students who maintain membership for a minimum of four terms in the last three years of high school (one of which must be using grades from their SENIOR year) are awarded Life Time Membership.

*****In order to receive graduation honors you must do the following*****

LIFE MEMBERSHIP = FOUR semesters of membership, including Senior year NOT including Freshmen year.

Honor Cord

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Stand Up at Graduation

Certificate

 

LIFE MEMBERSHIP 100%= SIX semesters of membership, including Senior year NOT including Freshmen year.

Honor Cord

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Stand Up at Graduation

Certificate

Seal on Official Transcript

 

CONTACT

 If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the C.S.F. Advisor Mrs. Ayoob 

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