La Costa Canyon High School

Counselor Availability

Due to COVID-19, the physical counseling office is closed.

However, counselors are available through email, and by appointment. See the contact your counselor page to email your school counselor directly. You may make a student and/parent appointment with your counselor by contacting our counseling secretary, Judy Mendez, at through email or by phone at 760-436-6136 x 6012

The LCC Counseling Office is a busy and active place working to assist students. School Counselors spend time meeting with students discussing academics, college and career plans, and assisting with social/emotional needs.

Contacting the Counseling Office

Office hours: 7:15 am - 3:00 pm- temporarily closed and working remotely


The last day to add or drop a class was Tuesday, September 29, 2020 without a withdrawal mark reflected on the transcript. Starting Wednesday, September 30 until Thursday, December 3, 2020, students will only be able to withdraw from a class for an unscheduled period or with approval, a teacher aid/peer tutor/science lab aide. A withdrawal mark will reflect as a "W" listed on the transcript. If you are requesting to add or drop a class, please read the district policy first. Add/Drop Policy per Board Policy 5121/AR. Students should email their counselor directly if they are interested in withdrawing from a class.


We look forward to supporting you during your school year and will assist students with college/career questions. As a helpful resource, please refer to the Fall 2020 College and Career Resources for college/ career information.

Aeries Portal

Aeries contains student grades, assignments, teacher contacts, transcript and graduation status. Use Aeries regularly to monitor classroom performance and address any potential problems before progress reports and final grades. Parents can update their own email addresses in the Aeries parent portal to continue to receive all notices and information from SDUHSD.

Course Selection for 2020-2021

Incoming Students

Current Students: All current students have been registered for course for the upcoming school year.

During the school year, If you want/need to see a counselor:

Counselors are currently available via email, phone and google meet during distance learning. During in-person learning, students may drop in at break or lunch time without an appointment. We are available during the school day/class time by appointment only. If you need to see a counselor for something urgent or serious, tell your teacher and come directly to the counseling office. If your counselor is not available, please see the counseling secretary for assistance.

Parents, please make an appointment to come meet with your student's counselor by contacting, the Counseling Secretary, Judy Mendez at 760-436-6136 ext. 6012. Counselors are always available by email or phone. Click on the Counseling Team link for contact information.