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Counseling

Our SHS Counselors

Ashley Ortiz
A-D
 
Adrian Hernandez
E-Loo
 
Karla Espinoza
Lop-Rod
 
Darshay Smith-Hinds
Roe-Z
 
HOW DOES A STUDENT SEE THE COUNSELOR?

-Student's can drop in at lunch/before school/after school (if counselor is available)
-Students can request to see their counselor by filling out the Student Request form located in the counseling center. 
-Appointment by counselor
-Teacher, administrator, staff referral, or by parent request.

HOW DOES A PARENT OR GUARDIAN SEE THE COUNSELOR?

-Parents/guardians are encouraged to e-mail the counselors or call the Counseling Secretary Tiffany Enes at 209-858-7410 x 54328

Counseling Calendar Overview

From left to right: Karla Espinoza, Ashley Ortiz, Adrian Hernandez, Darshay Smith-Hinds

 

 

WHAT DOES A COUNSELOR DO?

- Helps students adjust to high school
- Identifies the needs of students
- Helps students to explore options and alternatives
- Counsels with students individually and in groups
- Counsels students regarding school, college, job/career, and personal plans
- Helps students relate to others
- Assists teachers and parents in helping students along their educational career path
- Works with potential dropouts
- Uses tests to provide information about abilities, achievement, interests and needs
- Coordinates efforts with other school specialists
- Coordinates tutoring program
- Supports peer counseling program
- Refers for Special Education
- Refers to community resources
- Assists with student attendance problems
- Assists in child abuse identification: reporting and referrals
- Provides financial aid and scholarship assistance/workshops
- Assists with testing - PSAT, SAT, ACT
- Acts as a school contact between home and school