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AVID

Journalism

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Senior Survey

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Guidance Department

Mission Statement

The Mission of Los Altos High School Guidance program is to offer a comprehensive program that helps students realize their full academic potential, set appropriate career goals and achieve optimal personal growth in order to become productive members of the global community

Counseling Services

Students and parents are encouraged to communicate with their counselor. Counseling services are available for every student at Los Altos High School. These services are centered on helping students in 3 fundamental areas: academic, career, and personal/social.

 

9th Grade - Students will have a one-half hour meeting with his/her counselor where they will review/discuss: credits needed for graduation, summer school, sophomore class scheduling, and CCGI-career exploration

 

10th Grade - Students will meet with their counselor for a credit check, and to review/discuss a-g requirements, credit recovery/summer school, CCGI-career/college exploration, and PSAT/Khan Academy, junior class scheduling. 

 

11th Grade - Students will meet with their counselors to do an individual credit check, and to review/discuss the following: a-g requirements, credit recovery/summer school, career/college exploration, ASVAB, Afternoon Junior Parent Meeting (fall), CCGI-career/college exploration, PSAT/Khan Academy, SAT/ACT (Spring), and College lunch visits.

 

12th Grade - Students will meet with their counselors to do an individual credit check, and to review/discuss the following: a-g requirements, credit recovery/Adult school, Afternoon school parent meeting, SAT/ACT, CCGI-college applications & scholarships, College Application Workshops, College Lunch Visits, Financial Aid Workshops and District College Fair.

Open House Power Point Presentation

Parents, click here to review the power point presentation that was given in the Media Center on Monday, January 9.

 

The Los Altos counselors will pick up the completed registration forms from students at Orange Grove on Thursday, January 12 and Newton on Friday, January 13.  

 

All other middle schools will be dependent on acceptance of Choice paperwork turned in the Student and Family Services Department at the District office no later than February 1, 2017. We will pick up the registration materials once the list of acceptances has been mailed home.

Colleges Applications and Admissions Preview

Our Senior Parent meeting slide show has been translated into a video! Click here and enjoy! 

 

Junior/Senior Parent Meeting

On Wednesday, August 31, 5:00 PM in the Hacienda, we held the annual Junior/Senior Parent Meeting.

Click here to find the power point that was used in our presentation. (English)

Click here for the Spanish power point version.

 

 The following topics were discussed during the meeting:

  • Graduation requirements and Aeries Parent Portal
  • Senior Project
  • Computer Literacy Challenge Test (Wednesday, Oct. 26, 3-4pm in the Media Center)
  • ASVAB test (November 30, 2016)
  • College Admission Testing Dates
  • PSAT with National Merit Scholarships (junior year only) (Oct. 19)
  • SAT Reasoning Test
  • ACT
  • University of California, California State University and Community College application process
  • FAFSA (Financial Aid)
  • Adult School and other credit recovery programs
  • Scholarship Information
  • Tutoring Services (Free and Paid)

           

Here is the handout that each senior will receive when they meet with his/her counselor.

Cyber Skills and Integrated Math Program for Parents!

Parents,

 

Common Sense Media lists 16 websites that your teen may be using. Go here to check out sites and get tips on how to help monitor your teen's social media sites.

 

Confused about the "new" Integrated Math program? Go here for a Parent Handbook that explains the math your student will be learning and how it relates to college and careers. 

Mt SAC Tutoring in Math

Do you need help in your math class? Then Mt. SAC has an answer! Click here to read all about it!

Counseling Staff

Guidance Office phone number, please call to make appointments or ask a question. 626-934-5416

 

Tram.jpeg.JPG  Tram Hoang,  Lead Counselor    Last Name begins with: A-Ch        thoang@hlpusd.k12.ca.us          

                                                                                       

Patti.jpeg.JPG  Patti Higgins, Counselor              Last name begins with: Ci-G         phiggins@hlpusd.k12.ca.us                

                                                                                      

Mary.jpeg.JPG  Mary Mallen,  Counselor               Last name begins with: H-Mi         mmallen@hlpusd.k12.ca.us              

                                                                                   

 

  Eva.jpeg Eva Munoz-Franco, Counselor    Last name begins with: Mo-Ro      emunoz@hlpusd.k12.ca.us                    

                                                                          

 

                  

                 Sean Van Gundy, Counselor        Last name begins with: Ru-Z         svangundy@hlpusd.k12.ca.us

 

                       

 

                 Lorenzo DeBellis, Interventionist                                                         ldebellis@hlpusd.k12.ca.us

 

Guidance Staff

 

   Mary Sue.JPG   Mary Sue Collins, Registrar                                                              mscollins@hlpusd.k12.ca.us

 

 

                    Elizabeth Gutierrez,Office Assistant                                                egutierrez@hlpusd.k12.ca.us

 

  

 

 

 

                     

Click HERE to view the Aeries Instructions.           

Follow this link to the Aeries website.

To set up your account for the first time, please follow these guidelines:

1.) Aeries must be set up on a desktop computer or a laptop

2.) Aeries will not work with Internet Explorer, so please use another browser such as Chrome or Mozilla.

3.)You will need your student's PERMANENT ID, PRIMARY PHONE NUMBER, and VERIFICATION CODE. This information is very specific to what we have on our Aeries system.  You received a label with this information in October. If you have misplaced it you can contact Mrs. Elizabeth Gutierrez-Alcala in the Guidance office either by phone or email at 626-934-5416 or egutierrez@hlpusd.k12.ca.us.

 

Once you have completed setting up your account you will have access to your student's grades and attendance.  Aeries will also allow you to email your student's teachers directly from the site (this is the best and easiest way to stay in contact with teachers)

 

We also encourage you to update the Emergency contact information.  It is very important to maintain these numbers current.

Career Exploration

Choose a Career.   The California Career Resource Network (CalCRN) provides resources for anyone interested in developing the career self-management skills necessary in today's world of work. Follow the links below to explore our resources.

Career Zone  Self-Assessments can help you know yourself better. And knowing yourself better can help you choose a satisfying job or occupational field to explore.

Trade Schools Interested in Culinary or Automotive schools? Want to participate in a program that will help you get a job in less than a year? Look here for the possibilities!

Learn About Yourself Explore how who you are matches with careers by using one or all of the Career Assessments.

What Can I Do with this Major? Have an idea of what you want to study in college, but don't know what careers will you be qualified for?

Discover Interests and Skills

Resumes and Interviews

Other Links

School Lunch Application

Apply for your student to receive reduced or free lunch on the LAHS campus.

ALL student receive free breakfast each and every day here on the LAHS campus!