College and Career

GE Academy

Office: Lopes Center (Room 824)

Ext. 828


Office: Counseling

Ext. 163

College and Career

Head Counselor


Office: Counseling

Ext. 135



Office: Lopes Center (Room 824)

Ext. 827


English Learners

Office: Counseling

Ext. 164


Foster Youth

Office: Counseling

Ext. 165

You may reach your AVHS Counselor via telephone by calling AVHS at (661) 948-8552.

Need to make an appointment?

Click on your counselor's link below to book a direct appointment with them. In our current Distance Learning platform, you have the following virtual appointment options: Phone Conference, Google Meet, or Google Hangout Chat.

Mrs. Kastner:

Dr. Cobb:

Mr. Tijani:

Ms. Heller:

Mr. Cincis:

Ms. Bojorquez:

Mrs. Marquez:

Counselors are located in both the Counseling office and the Lopes Center (Room 824). Office hours are from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. Students are encouraged to meet with their Counselor, get help from our Pupil Service Technicians (PSTs), meet in small groups, or use the campus computers.

What We Do:

  • Academic Support and Planning:

    • Education Plans

    • Graduation Checks

    • Grade level interventions

  • College and Career Planning:

    • Naviance

    • College Applications/FAFSA and Dream Act

    • ASVAB

    • Cookies, Cocoa, College, and Careers - Monthly workshops

  • Personal/Social/Emotional Support:

    • Individual and small group counseling

    • Conflict resolution

    • Referrals to School Based Mental Health services


We will gladly do our best to accommodate walk-in appointments, but we strongly encourage you to please make an appointment by phone or email with your student's counselor to ensure adequate time and availability of your student's counselor.

Office Staff

Mrs. Stephens - Guidance Clerk - (661) 948-8552 Ext. 117

Ms. Valdez - Pupil Services Technician - (661) 948-8552 Ext. 116

Mrs. Marquez - Pupil Services Technician - (661) 948-8552 Ext. 824

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