new possibilities, new experiences, new connections.

Mike Keys - School Counselor -mkeys@puhsd.k12.ca.us                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Foresthill High School counseling program is to ensure a safe, supportive and respectful environment in which all students acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for academic, career, and personal/social development to become life-long learners, critical thinkers, and responsible and healthy individuals. 

The Foresthill High Counseling Department Believes:

  • Students are our highest priority 
  •  In the importance of focusing on the whole person 
  •  All students are unique, and when given a safe, nurturing environment, will succeed to their highest individual talent and potential 
  • All students have the right to individual student planning that addresses their goals in academic, career and personal/social development and are encouraged to pursue their options 
  • All students ethnic, cultural, racial, sexual differences and/or special needs are considered in planning and implementing the school counseling program 
  • School counselors are advocates and catalysts for the growth of and support for every student 
  • Fostering student connectedness with students, staff, and families creates the possibility for transformation and success
  • In the fundamental values of honesty, respect and responsibility and that every student has the right to be heard and treated with dignity 
  • All students have the right to a credentialed school counselor who is accessible, collaborates with other educators, families, and the community, as an advocate for student success in a timely and effective manner