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To all 9th/10th/11th grade parents

 Counselors will be presenting college and career information and working with students to select their 2017-2018 courses in classrooms during the weeks of December 5th and again January 17th . Please review your students course selections through your STUDENT’S  Homelink account (Parent Homelink Accounts do not have access to this information) under Course Request Entry. 

 Please note that we have not met with all students in classes at this time. Classroom presentations will be completed by the end of January.

 Course descriptions can be viewed through the course catalog on WHS Website under Quicklinks > CLICK HERE . Students must have finalized their course requests by February 1st.  

 Due to the number of students counselors will be scheduling, they will not be available for individual course selection appointments.   

 Guidance Counselors are specialists within a specific grade level for a given year, which provides a specialized and focused knowledge base for students
Student Guidance Counselors are as follows:


Freshmen (Class of 2020):       Kassie Mendez       cmendez@rjuhsd.us

Sophomores (Class of 2019):   Jim Alstot                jalstot@rjuhsd.us

Juniors (Class of 2018):            Don Allen                dallen@rjuhsd.us

Seniors (Class of 2017):            Denise Burns         dburns@rjuhsd.us

Intervention 9th,10th and EL: Marcelina Zamora    mzamora@rjuhsd.us

Intervention 11th & 12th:  Carey Bussey      cbussey@rjuhsd.us

Special Education Coordinator: Karen Hummel   khummel@rjuhsd.us
College and Career Technician: Janelle Lott      jlott@rjuhsd.us 


Guidance Adm. Assistant:  Sandy Alexiou salexiou@rjuhsd.us   (916) 771-6565 ext 4020


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WHS counselors assist with student achievement in the following areas as prescribed by the American School Counselor Association


Individual Student Planning:
  • Academic plans
  • Career Plans
  • Comprehensive use of Naviance to connect academics to college and career planning
  • Problem solving
  • Education in understanding of self, including strengths and areas for improvement
  • Transition plans for post-secondary goals

Responsive Services:

  • Individual counseling
  • Individual/family/school crisis intervention in personal/social areas
  • Peer facilitation
  • Consultation and collaboration with teachers, parents and students
  • Referrals

System Support:

  • School Climate improvement
  • Positive Behavioral Intervention System (Woodcreek Way)