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GAINS announcement

GAINS Girls, Come to the GAINS meeting, December 18th during lunch in room 28.

There will be time to hang out with your friends and eat pizza.  We will be listening to a speaker. 

Your attendance is required  so we can have lots of fun! See you there!  Mrs. Wirth 


GAINS 2019-2020 Speaker Meeting Schedule



Cabrillo GAINS Speaker Meeting Schedule 2019-2020

Application Meeting 9/11/19

Application Due 9/25/19

Orientation Kick off Meeting at Wilcox High School Keynote speaker: Dr. Renee Horton 10/8/19 6:30 PM until 7:45 PM.

Speaker Meeting  11/20/19 N Kulandaivelu

Speaker Meeting  12/18/19 K Rogers

Speaker Meeting  (and Pre Expanding Your Horizons meeting) 1/22/20 R Romano

Speaker Meeting  (and Pre Expanding Your Horizons meeting) 2/5/20 H Rosario 

SAVE THE DATE: GAINS Movie Night on Thursday, Feb 27 from 5:30pm-8:30pm @ the SCHS Cafeteria

Speaker Meeting  (and Expanding your Horizons debrief meeting) 3/25/20 K Kilcrease

Speaker Meeting  4/22/20 S Begun

End of year Wrap up 5/6/20

GAINS 2019-2020 Application Link

9/12 Informational Meeting about GAINS at lunch in P1

9/12 Informational Meeting about GAINS at lunch in P1


Students will find out how to register for GAINS and join the GAINS Google Classroom. Bring your lunch.

GAINS Meeting Schedule 2018-2019



9/12 Cabrillo Orientation and Informational Meeting

12:06 Room P1

Kick-Off 10/9

Santa Clara High School

10/17 speaker meeting Natalie Gandhi

12:06 Room P1

11/14 speaker meeting Kari Rogers

12:06 Room P1

12/5 EYH prep meeting

12:06 Room P1

2/6 speaker/EYH prep meeting Li Tu

12:06 Room P1

3/6 speaker/EYH prep meeting Eshita Thakkar

12:06 Room P1

4/3 speaker meeting Elkova Sallaberry

12:06 Room P1


5/23 End of year GAINS celebration 

12:06 Room P1

GE’s Chief Innovation Officer Sue Siegel at SCU 4/17/18!view/event/date/20180417/event_id/63952 


The Initiative for Women’s Economic Empowerment is hosting GE’s Chief Innovation Officer Sue Siegel for an evening you won’t want to miss!

Update: No EYH bus

There will not be a bus provided to Expanding Your Horizons due to lack of enrolled participants.

Expanding Your Horizons link (Next EYH is March 17, 2018)

1. You must register for Expanding Your Horizons using this link.


2. Then return your bus permission slip to Mrs. Wirth (first come first served). If you plan on riding the bus, you MUST also turn in a transportation permission form. Transportation permission form at due by Wednesday February 14, 2018 to Mrs. Wirth. (Print it and ask your parents to sign it.) The bus will leave from PETERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL at 7 a.m.!


3. Please fill out this form if you plan on attending Expanding Your Horizons at Skyline College.


4. More information on EYH (Expanding Your Horizons)-middle school:

March 17, 2018 :




Expanding Your Horizons


The Annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science Conference will be held at Skyline College on March 17, 2018.

Young Women interested in career opportunities in Math & Science

More information to follow

GAINS Tshirts and Sweatshirts are here!

We will discuss how to order one at our next meeting on 12/6!

GAINS Cabrillo Schedule 2017-2018

9/27 Cabrillo Orientation and Informational Meeting  Room P6

10/11 GAINS Kick off at Peterson. Mandatory! Arrive at 6:15 to sign in and event is  6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at Peterson

10/18 speaker Room P6: Ms. Heberly Rosario.

11/8 speaker Room P6: Ms. Elkova Sallaberry.

12/6 speaker Room P6: Ms. Cheryl Ascarrunz.

1/10 speaker/EYH prep Room P6: Officer Vierra

1/24 10 minute meeting at beginning of lunch: Discuss EYH (Expanding Your Horizons)

2/7 speaker/EYH prep Room P6: Ms. Elaine Lee

3/7 speaker/EYH prep Room P6: Ms. Courtney Batterson

3/17 EYH

4/4 speaker Room P6: Ms. Kelly Overduijn

5/23 year end celebrations  Room P6


10/27/17 Meeting Form

GAINS Girls: Silicon Valley Young Women's STEM Leadership Summit Request to Attend Form

GAINS Application 2017-2018

GAINS girls, don't forget you must attend the GAINS Kick Off event at Peterson on October 11, 2017. Arrive at 6:15 to sign in and event is  6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at Peterson. Mrs. Wirth will see you there!

Happens to be on the International Day of the Girl!


Expanding Your Horizons March 14, 2020

Registration is now open for Expanding Your Horizons 2019.

Have you thought about what you're going to do after high school or college? Do you dream about an exciting career? It's time to get started! The Expanding Your Horizons conference will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019. We hope to see you there!