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*Some of the pennants brought to the Expanded Horizons office from previous alumni.*

What is Expanded Horizons you may ask?

Expanded Horizons is a program for Pioneer High School students that offers a variety of enrichment services including academic, career, and pre-college advisement.

This webpage will acquaint you with many of the pre-college and career planning services offered through the Expanded Horizons Program.

Services We Offer
Career & College Fair
College Representatives
College Speakers
Computer Lab
College Visits
Military Services
SAT I, SAT II, ACT, PSAT Registration
Scholarships and Grants
Financial Aid Advisement
AVID Program
Employment Opportunities
Parent Involvement

Support Components:
AVID/Los Angeles County Office of Education
Cerritos College
Choices Program, CSUF
Rio Hondo College

Would you like to take the SAT or ACT at Pioneer High School?
When registering please use the following Test Center Codes:
School Code: 053760

SAT Test Center Code: 05880
ACT Test Center Code: 237550

**Please note that these only work as Test Center Codes and not as Pioneer's School Code which is different and is listed above.

College Advisor Schedule
We have two great college peer advisors that assist our students in making their goals of higher education a reality. They represent different outreach programs such as: Cal State Long Beach's Cal-SOAP and Rio Hondo's Outreach Program. We also have a general college advisor which oversees her own caseload. Stop by the Horizons Office and meet with one of the advisors to start setting goals for the future.

Name:  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
Victoria Cuevas
Expanded Horizons Director
7:30 - 4:00 pm  7:30 - 6:00 pm  7:30 - 6:00 pm  7:30 - 6:00 pm  7:30 - 4:00 pm 
Arelia Medina
Expanded Horizons Clerk 
7:30 - 4:00 pm  7:30 - 4:00 pm  7:30 - 4:00 pm  7:30 - 4:00 pm  7:30 - 4:00 pm 
Evette Santos Esparza 
Bilingual Education/College Specialist
  7:30 - 4:00 pm  7:30 - 4:00 pm  7:30 - 4:00 pm  7:30 - 4:00 pm 
María Yepiz
CalSOAP Representative
9:00 - 2:00 pm  9:00 - 3:00 pm    9:00 - 3:00 pm   
Bryan Benavidez
Rio Hondo Representative 
    8:00 - 3:00 pm    

 Title  Name  Ext.
 Director of Compensatory Education Victoria Cuevas    5062
Special Projects Clerk   Arelia Medina    5060
 Bilingual Education/College Specialist  Evette Santos Esparza    5060
Cal-SOAP (CSULB) Advisor   María Yepiz     5060 
 Rio Hondo Outreach Representative  Bryan Benavides   5060
FAFSA Workshops
Saturday, Oct. 14 & Oct. 28, 2017
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017
Saturday, Jan. 20 & Jan. 27, 2018
Saturday, Feb. 17 & Feb. 24 2018
Expanded Horizons 8:00AM-12:00PM
Contact at (562)-698-8121 Ext. 5060
MARCH 2, 2018
Alumni Fair 
Save the Date: March 5, 2018 8:00 am - 12:30 pm (Lunch will be provided)
If you wish to participate, please contact 
 Expanded Horizons at (562)-698-8121 Ext. 5060

Dear Pioneer Alumni,


Greetings from home of the Titans! PHS graduates leave prepared to be successful in their careers and now we invite you to return to your Alma Mater to speak to students as they embark on their future careers.


The Expanded Horizons office will host an Alumni Career Day on Monday, March 5, 2018 from 8am-12:15pm. For this event, we would like you to speak about your career and highlight the training or college that you completed to land your current occupation. You will be speaking to students for about 30 minutes in each classroom.

We would like to give students the opportunity to listen to as many of you as possible therefore; we are asking that you remain for all sessions, if your schedule permits.


  • Registration/light breakfast 7:30-8:00 a.m. (Library)
  • Welcome - 8:00am-8:35am
  • Session 1- 8:40am-9:20am
  • Session 2- 9:25am-10:00am
  • Nutrition 10:00am-10:15am (Light the Torch)
  • Session 3- 10:20am-10:55am
  • Session 4- 11:00am-11:35am
  • Session 5- 11:40am-12:15pm
  • Lunch 12:15pm (Expanded Horizons C 9)

Please feel free to bring hand outs and/or visual aids to enhance your presentation. If you are able to attend, please call at (562) 698-8121 extension 5060 or send me an email with your response.


Thank you in advance for your support of future Titans!





Victoria Cuevas

Expanded Horizons Director

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