College and Career

GE Academy

Office: Lopes Center (Room 824)

Ext. 828

Personal/Social

Office: Counseling

Ext. 163

College and Career

Head Counselor

AVID

Office: Counseling

Ext. 135

Personal/Social

SPED/Athletics

Office: Lopes Center (Room 824)

Ext. 827

Academic

English Learners

Office: Counseling

Ext. 164


Academic

Foster Youth

Office: Counseling

Ext. 165


gkastner@avhsd.org lcobb@avhsd.org ktijani@avhsd.org dheller@avhsd.org ccincis@avhsd.org ybojorquez@avhsd.org

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: https://gkastner.youcanbook.me

Dr. Cobb: lcobb-7.youcanbook.me

Mr. Tijani: https://ktijani.youcanbook.me

Ms. Heller: https://desiree-heller.youcanbook.me

Mr. Cincis: https://ccincis.youcanbook.me

Ms. Bojorquez: https://bojorquez.youcanbook.me

Mrs. Marquez: https://mmarquez.youcanbook.me

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

Parents,

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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