Lacey Griffiths

Lacey Griffiths
Assistant Principal

Ty Morris

Ty Morris
Assistant Principal
Athletic Director


2903 Nichols Blvd.
Longview, WA 98632



Career Center

Welcome to the R. A. Long Career Center!  The Career Center offers many services for R. A. Long High School students and their parents.  We specialize in  the following opportunities for our students. Select a link to learn more.

Career Calendar –

College Visitations in the Career Center:


  • Washington State University-Vancouver, Oct. 22nd, 9:00 during 2nd per.
  • Seattle Pacific University –Oct. 29th, 12:45 during 5th period
  • niversity of Washington-Tacoma, Nov. 16th 12:30 during 5th period


  • Whitworth- Nov. 2nd 8:00 during 1st period
  • Central Washington University- Nov. 4th, 12:30 during 5th per.
  • Corban University-Nov. 16th 8:00 during 1st period
  • University of Idaho-Nov. 18th at 12:30 during 6th period (Weds. schedule)


  • Community Service Agencies – List of local agencies that frequently have volunteer opportunities (September 2013)
  • Volunteer Opportunities:
    •  If you are interested in volunteering for the Y Haunted House, the next Haunted Y meeting will be Wednesday the 14th at 6:30. The YMCA is excited to be putting on a haunted house. We will be having a not very scary haunted Y on Friday, Oct 30th and a very scary Y on Sat, Oct 31st. We are looking for volunteers to be monsters, help decorate and clean up. If you are interested, please sign up in the Career Center.
    • The YMCA is looking for volunteers to coach basketball and soccer.  The first meeting is Meeting Oct 22nd, practices start Oct 26th, games start Oct 31st .  See Casie at the Y for more information.
  • Other Opportunities- A variety of opportunities and special programs you may want to participate.

Culminating Project Requirements:

Mrs. FowlerJodi Fowler
Career Center

Breanne Tomalin
ETS - Educational Talent Search

Post High School Resources

College Bound Military Apprenticeship Work Force
Career Exploration Systems

High School & Beyond

A planning guide designed for parents to take advantage of your child's high school experience in preparing them for their education after high school. (Produced by the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Career Development Consortium) (Note: This is a large document and may take some time to download.)

College Bound Resources

Non-profit resources

Commercial resources-

R.A. Long offers these links for your use.  Some of these sites may or may not use your email address for commercial purposes.

  • DOMESAT - a site for SAT study guides - Note: This is a commercial site and requires you to sign up to use. You may receive emails from the sponsors of this site.

Military Services

  • – Information about all the military services
  • ROTC – Scholarship program offered by the Army, Navy, and Air Force



  • Work Source – Washington state employment services, find a job, job search help and workforce services
  • – Job search engine that searches numerous databases at once

Career Exploration

  • Career Cruising – An online guidance and planning system with tools to find the right career, explore education and training options.  Please call 575-7990 or email for access codes.

  • Want to learn about a career from a person in that career? Job shadowing is a career exploration activity that offers an opportunity to spend time with a professional currently working in a person’s career field of interest. Job shadowing offers a chance to see what it’s actually like working in a specific job. Not only do participants get to observe the day-to-day activities of someone in the current workforce, they also get a chance to have their questions answered.  See what is available for you.

  • WOIS – Another online guidance and planning system. Please call 575-7990 or email for access codes.

Other Opportunities

  • Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship Program - This spring, the Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship Program will award a $2,000 scholarship to a qualified high school senior at each high school in Kaiser’s service area - up to 113 scholarships in all! Someone from your high school will get one of these scholarships!

    Scholarship applicants must meet the same criteria as in the past: must be entering a college health career program, must have a minimum 2.5GPA and must be a US citizen, national or permanent legal resident. Special consideration will be given to applicants who show financial need, come from a family where neither parent has attended college, speaks English and another language, and is a member of an ethnic or racial group currently underrepresented in the health professions. All students who meet the basic eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply.
    Again this year, students will have the opportunity to apply online, or they may submit a paper application. The scholarship application can be found at The application module will be open from now through Friday, January 14th, 2015.

  • The Kelly Foundation of Washington is pleased to offer the Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship.  High school seniors in the Cascade Region are eligible.  If you received this letter and application, your students are eligible.  Applicants will be judged on citizenship, academic achievement and financial need.  Each award is worth $2,500 and winners will be notified in April.  Last year over 700 applications were judged and 52 scholarships were awarded.

    Enclosed you will find a master application for this scholarship.  Please duplicate the application (8 pages, including cover page).  I encourage you to keep the master application on file, as we will not be able to mail additional copies!

    If you are not the person who deals with scholarship opportunities, please forward these materials to the proper resource.

    All applications (with ALL attachments) must be postmarked by March 10, 2015.   (Late or incomplete applications will not be judged).  We do not mail applications to individuals.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our scholarship hotline at (206) 706-8486.