RVS High School Counseling Department

Riverside Virtual School Counseling Mission Statement 

At Riverside Virtual School (RVS), we are committed to serving each and every one of our students to reach their highest potential through equitable practices, community engagement, and ensuring their mental/physical well-being. 

Meet our Counselors!

Ms. Garcia 

(A-Mc & English Leaners)

iBienvenidos! As a first generation college graduate, I look forward to helping you develop and reach your academic/social-emotional/college and career goals! Please feel free to reach me at:  gigarcia@riversideunified.org 

(951)778-5300 ext. 69819

Mrs. Castro


Hola and welcome! I am very excited to be part of our Riverside Virtual School. I look forward  to working with you in reaching your goals. Let's make this a great school year! Please feel free to reach me at: ccastronegrete@riversideunified.org

(951)778-5300 ext. 69818

Mrs. Pena 


Hello everyone! I am the new MTSS counselor. I look forward to a productive & fun school year! I am thrilled to get to know all of you and help you reach your fullest potential. Please feel free to reach me at: aapena@riversideunified.org 

(951)778-5300 ext. 69817

Schedule change requests

We will make our best effort to accommodate change requests. However, please note that not all changes are feasible due to prioritization, schedule conflicts, class availability, etc. If you feel there is an error on your schedule please fill out the form on the left. Thank you for your cooperation.

Please note the following are NOT acceptable reasons for schedule change requests:

Interested in AVID?

RVS AVID is open to any prospective eligible students that are interested in attending a four-year college/university. AVID offers academic and college/career support that sets up students for postsecondary success. 

Contact your counselor for additional information.


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