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Students of the Month October 2019: Congratulations to the following students of the month for November. Christopher Carter, Reiko Scilingo, Alan Villanueva, Sebastian Gomez Valdez, Olivia Merrick, Alma Hernandez, Kendyl Brower, Laura Lipponen, Ron Belman, Kristie Herrera Garrido, Enya Walker, Jakob Silva, Ilda Livia Huoponen, Lindsay Harris, Lilou Gervais, Irvin Alvarado Martinez (not pictured), Peter Sanfilippo, Francisco Guardarrama. Great job everyone! (Miller)

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Counseling Department

Counseling @ WHS

The WHS Counseling Department includes three academic counselors, our College and Career Center Specialist, School Based Mental Health Therapist,Bilingual Community Liaison and Registrar.  All of us are here to support our students in achieving their goals both during and following high school.

 

This page includes information about how students and families may get in touch with us, as well as our contact information.  Please view our other pages for additional information from our department that may be helpful to students and their families.

 

Contacting Your Counselor

If you are a STUDENT and want to meet with your counselor, you may do any of the following:

 

  • Drop in:  Students may meet with their counselors on a drop-in basis before school, during brunch, or after school.  This method is best if you have a quick question or concern. Counselors are unavailable during Study Hall but alternate during lunch.  Students can see any counselor during lunch.

Lunch:

Monday - Mrs. Kang & Mrs. Lindsay

Tuesday - Mrs. Flores

Wednesday - Mrs. Lindsay & Alternate

Thursday - Mrs. Flores

Friday - Mrs. Kang & Alternate

 

  • Appointments:  Students may make an appointment to see their counselor by filling out an appointment request form in Student Services Center.  This method is best if you think your question or concern might take more time to address. Your counselor will call you in as quickly as possible.
  • Email:  Sending your counselor an email saves students from missing important class instruction and having to wait in line.  Emailing your counselor is a quick and easy way to get answers to your questions and concerns.
 

If you are a PARENT or GUARDIAN, please use the following guidelines:

 

If you have a question about your student's current grade or course content, please contact the teacher directly.  You may use SchoolLoop or AERIES to monitor your student's progress in his or her classes.  The counselors do not have additional information regarding specific classes, so teachers will be best equipped to inform and guide you.

 

If you have a general question or concern for your student's counselor, the most expedient way to contact him or her is through email.  You can also contact your student's counselor through voicemail. Counselors will return phone calls within 24-48 hours (not including weekends or Holidays).  Please keep in mind that if you're calling about a teacher-related issue, we ask that you have communicated with the teacher first.


 
 
Counseling Staff

Diane Lindsay, last names A-G
dlindsay@cuhsd.org

Erika Flores, last names H-O

eflores@cuhsd.org

​Rani Kang, last names P-Z

rkang@cuhsd.org

Rene Klaus, College & Career

rklaus@cuhsd.org

Felicia Del Real, Mental Health Therapist (MFT)

fdelreal@cuhsd.org

Norma Sanchez, Bilingual (Spanish) Community Liaison
nsanchez@cuhsd.org

 

Sandy Cotton, Registrar

scotton@cuhsd.org

 

Upcoming Events:
 

August 2018 

8/8 - New Parent Orientation: 8:00am OR 6:00pm in the PAC (Theatre)

8/8 – 6:00pm  (Spanish) in the Library

8/29 - Back To School Night @ 6:30pm

 

September 2018

9/5 & 9/6 - 9th grade classroom presentations

9/11 & 9/12 - 10th grade classroom presentations

9/25 & 9/26 12th grade classroom presentations

 TBD: ELAC 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the Library

 

 

October 2018

10/1 - 12th grade parent night- 6pm in Library

 10/1 - 10th Grade Parent Night - 6:00pm in Cafeteria

10/2 - College Financial Aid Night

10/10 - PSAT exam on campus(All 10th graders, 11th graders who pay for test)

10/9 - Cash For College workshop(3-7pm, Library)

10/16 & 10/17 - 11th grade classroom presentations

10/18 - 11th grade parent night- 6:00pm in Library

10/23- UC Info Night- TBD

 

November 2018

11/6 - College Panel Night @ Prospect High School (Theater) 6:30pm

 

December 2018

Dec 4th and 5th- AP Student Panel during Study Hall 

 

January 2019

January 17th - FUTURE WARRIOR NIGHT @6:30PM in the GYM

Programming(course selection) Dates

11th grade: January 15th-18th

10th grade: Jan 22nd-25th

9th grade: Jan 28th -31st

 

February

Counseling Department will be visiting local middle schools first week of February