Counselors & Alpha Caseloads:
Students should complete a "REQUEST TO SEE COUNSELOR" google form to request the following:
- Schedule Changes
- Academic Questions
- College Info
- SAT/ACT Fee Waivers
- Financial Aid Info
- Personal Issues
You can access your Counselor's google form in your Counselors' Google Classroom. Click HERE for codes.
A - Con
Phone Ext: 87077
Secretary: Myrna Leon
Ms. Anaya, L.
Secretary: Myrna Leon
Ms. Anaya, S.
Or - Salas
Phone Ext: 87084
Salazar - Z
Phone Ext: 87117
Secretary: Rosa Palomarez
The Counseling staff of Sierra Vista High School will consciously encourage and support all students to achieve their academic career and personal goals.
SV COUNSELING STAFF
The Sierra Vista counseling staff plays an important role on campus. The team guides the students throughout all four years of high school while implementing the academic requirements. The counseling staff ensures the following are available to every student and their parents:
Identification of students’ academic, personal, college and career skills and needs. Referrals to appropriate school support staff, alternative programs and community resources. Continuous guidance in planning students’ post high school education and careers.
SOCIAL COUNSELING SERVICES
School Psychologist: Yostina Halaka
Family Therapist Individual Counseling Services:
Individual counseling is available through the Family Center for students with Medi-Cal. Therapy occurs on campus 1 a week or once every 2 weeks. Students are pulled out of class for one period. Students should see their counselor for a referral. See counselor for referral form
Kaiser Group Counseling Services:
Group counseling is available through Kaiser Permanente. Students who are referred to the program are pulled out once a week from one class. Students must have a parent permission slip signed to receive group counseling.
See counselor for referral form
APEX and Cyber High are internet-based programs which are available to 11th and 12th grade high school students who would like to make up classes or credits towards graduation for which they received and F. The curriculum is aligned with the Content Standards and Frameworks of California. Classes are offered at Baldwin Park and Sierra Vista high schools during the school year. Students and parents can contact their counselors for further information.
Summer school runs for five weeks. Summer school courses are offered for remedial purposes to students who have either failed core academic classes or have received D’s in four-year college required courses. A variety of accelerated and enrichment courses are also offered in summer school for students who wish to either complete graduation or four-year college required classes or advance to higher level classes. In summer school, students may take a maximum of two semester courses. Students in summer school may have only two (2) absences. A student’s 3rd absence will result in a drop from the summer school course.
Adult school is only available to seniors. Adult school is available for seniors to make up classes they have failed which are required for graduation. During the school year, adult school hours are from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. With special parent and counselor permission, a senior may take an adult school class from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Independent Study is an alternative education program for students who are temporarily not able to attend regular school. Independent Study is offered through the district and is a way for students to make some credits while not attending regular school. To be eligible for the program, students have to be at home and be able to be supervised by an adult week days from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Once a week for one hour, students go to the OFL location, hand in their work, ask questions and pick up new work to be completed. Independent Study is not a good way to make up credits.
Opportunities For Learning (OFL)
OFL is an alternative education program for students who are temporarily not able to attend regular school. OFL is a way for students to make some credits while not attending regular school. To be eligible for the program, students have to be at home and be able to be supervised by an adult week days from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Once a week for one hour, students go to the OFL location, hand in their work, ask questions and pick up new work to be completed. OFL is not a good way to make up credits.
North Park H.S. is an alternative education program for students who need to make up classes and credits for graduation. North Park school hours are from 8:00 to 3:00. Students must be at least sixteen years old to be eligible for North Park H.S. North Park has a child daycare facility on campus where students can bring their children for free. Children must be less than 3 years old to be eligible for this program
SPARC Gives a school site an opportunity to demonstrate effective communication and a commitment to getting results for school counseling and student support programs. The Support Personnel Accountability Report Card (SPARC) is a continuous improvement tool that gives a school site an opportunity to demonstrate effective communication and a commitment to getting results.