Foothill High School

Counseling

Preparing for College!

Video Presentation | Slide Deck | Junior FAQ's

College Night for Juniors: c/o 2022.webm

Letter to Juniors - April 2021

Click the top right corner of the document below to access the letter with links etc.

Juniors April 2021 Letter

Scheduling Information

Counseling Support Group

P-Ton Group Counseling High School REV 20210121.pdf

HS Support Group offered by Axis Community Health

Are you experiencing stress due to school or any other factor? Do you need help coping with conflict or anxiety?

Axis is offering a FREE teen support group to help you!

• Free for Pleasanton students starting January 28th, 2021 and on-going

• Drop-in one hour group sessions, once a week led by a licensed clinician

• Topics include: stress management, coping with conflict, and other relevant topics

Contact Alaina Moreno-Koehler at 925-249-3159

Click on FLYER for more information

Schedule Changes for Semester 2

The second semester schedule change request deadline was January 15, 2021. Since the schedule change deadline has now passed, all changes are going through administrators on a case-by-case basis. The only exception is students who do not need a class to graduate may request to drop through their counselor by March 17, 2021, reducing their schedule for a shortened day.

Parent Education Trainings & Events

Need Help Accessing Counseling For Your Family?

NEW Mental Health/Counseling Resource for the 2020-2021 School Year

PUSD has made an agreement with Care Solace, which is an online resource with a live 24/7 concierge meant to assist individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services, covered by your specific insurance provider. To access this service, please visit the PUSD custom district link at: https://caresolace.com/site/pleasantonfamilies/ or to speak with someone from the the Care Concierge team call (888) 515-0595 or email weserve@caresolace.org.

Care Solace is here to help!

Care Solace PUSD LINK for families.

Care Solace Informational Handout October 2020.pdf

Free Tutoring Through PUSD

PUSD is pleased to offer ​FREE​ remote tutoring for students. The tutoring will be conducted by certificated substitute teachers. The PUSD Remote Tutoring program offers 30-minute Zoom video conferencing sessions. The tutors provide one-on-one assistance to students during a designated appointment time.

To book an appointment, meet the tutors, and learn more about the program, please click the PUSD Remote Tutoring​ link.

To book an appointment, students must use their PUSD email account. Students will not be able to make an appointment if they do not use their PUSD email.

Tutors are able to assist students with completing assignments, studying for a test, completing projects of any size, completing missed work, understanding concepts, etc.

When a student books a tutor through the website, the tutor will contact that student to set up a meeting through Zoom. If a student fails to attend multiple sessions, they may not be allowed to use the ​PUSD Remote Tutoring​ service.

... come check out our new ...

VIRTUAL COUNSELING OFFICE!

Woo-hoo! Check out our new Virtual Counseling Office - please click around to access information on Academic Planning, College Information, Naviance and more! You can also request an appointment directly from the Virtual Counseling Office.

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Here for you now, for all of your support needs.

Meet your Foothill Counseling Staff and view our welcome video. Questions about our services? Email your counselor. We have virtual counseling appointments available beginning August 11 to meet your needs and are here to help during distance learning!

Follow Us on Instagram @falcon_counseling

Welcome to our Virtual Wellness Center

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Future Fund Donations for Foothill Counseling

Future Fund Donations for the Wellness Center

Transcript Requests

Please go to the Transcript page for more information about obtaining an Official Transcript.

Seniors - Class of 2021

College Planning for Seniors -

Check out our resources!


FAQs

Classes of 2021, 2022 and 2023

Link here


Click the Links Below to Access Additional Resources During School Dismissal

What's New in Foothill Counseling?

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Foothill's Wellness Center!


We are so excited to finally have Foothill's Wellness Center open and ready for students!

We are located in the main office building next to the counseling office.


(Note: While school is dismissed due to COVID-19, all facilities are closed to students.)

Counseling Services

We strive to provide students with effective, accessible counseling services for academic, social/emotional, and career planning issues. As counselors, we understand that high school can be a challenging time for students on many levels. Common concerns for which students regularly seek our assistance include:

  • Course planning

  • College guidance

  • Struggles in a particular class or subject

  • Personal issues

View the programs and services link to your left for more detailed information.


Trouble Logging into Naviance?

Click on the Naviance Info tab in the drop-down menu (top left under Academic Planning) for more information about Naviance and how to troubleshoot login issues.

Crisis/Counseling Support

If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please encourage them to seek help and call or text one of the following numbers listed below:

CALL: National Suicide Hotline (800) 784-2433

CALL: YouthLine (877) 968-8491

CALL: Alameda County Crisis Line (800) 309-2131

CALL: LGBTQ Crisis Support (866) 488-7386

TEXT: "HOME" to 741741 (to text with a crisis counselor)

TEXT: “TEEN” to 839863 (Teen Crisis Line)

TEXT: "START" to 678678 (for LGBTQ Crisis Support)

If you or someone you love is experiencing an emergency, contact the Pleasanton Police Department at (925) 931-5100, call 911,

or go to the nearest emergency room as soon as possible to get help.


Contact Foothill Counseling Staff


Confidentiality Guidelines

Student confidentiality is important and vital to the counselor-student relationship. School counselors, as required by law and/or ethical standards, must maintain students’ confidentiality with the following exceptions: harm to self or others, abuse or neglect, or by subpoena. For more information on student confidentiality, please click here.