Special Education

Office: Counseling

Ext. 163

Head Counselor


Office: Counseling

Ext. 135

Athletics/GE Academy

Office: Lopes Center (Room 824)

Ext. 827

English Learners

Office: Counseling

Ext. 164

Foster Youth

Office: Counseling

Ext. 165

                  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.

A-G Requirements

Do you want to apply straight to a four-year college or university after high school graduation? If so, you will need to complete the following classes with a "C" or better in order to be eligible to apply to a four-year college. These classes are called the "A-G requirements": 

By completing the A-G requirements, you will be eligible to apply to California State Universities, Universities of California, and other 4 year colleges.

The minimum GPA for UC schools is 3.0.

The minimum GPA for CSUs is 2.0.

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. 

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 8:00 am to 4:00 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:


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

In loving memory of Mrs. Gloria Kastner, forever a Lope


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