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Counseling Office Hours:

7:45 - 4:30

Fax: 925-479-6486

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All students in grades 9-12 are assigned to their counselor by their last name.

2023-2024 Counseling alpha breakdown

A - Chan:  Katy Holtog
Chao- Gin: Rajni Nijjer
Gio - Kar: Carrie Fox
Kas - Mang: Kathleen Norgaard 
Manh - Park: Lais Oliveira 
Parl - Roy:  Kelly Cushner
Roz - Thu:  Nemesio Ordonez
Thv - Z:  Meagan Sellers
Student Support : Tatum Villa

Counselors for Special Programs
Academic Enrichment:
 Meagan Sellers
AVID:  Kelly Cushner
CollegeConnect:  Carrie Fox
ELD:  Rajni Nijjer

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Registrar:  Brissa Jimenez 
Counseling Tech:  Dina Sotelo
Counseling Secretary:  Mona Aziz
Counseling Secretary:  Norma Oslund
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Info from the Office of the Registrar:
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Email or submit completed work permit application to Norma Oslund in the counseling office.

Wildcat Counseling

School counselors are here to help and support you with personal, academic and college/career planning.
School counselors strive to empower all students to maximize their potential.  In partnership with other educators, parents, and community members, school counselors support the educational community to ensure all students are prepared with the knowledge and skills needed for success in an ever changing world.
Course Selection for the 2024-25 School Year

Course Selection for the 2024-25 School Year

  • The last date to make changes to your 24-25 school year schedule is Friday, April 19th. Email your assigned counselor your requests.
  • After April 19th, your schedule change requests will be added to a waitlist. (email your requests to your counselor) You will be informed of the status of your request during the last week of school.
  • Schedule change requests will not be accepted over the summer and will need to be made once school starts in August.
Course Drop Information

Course Drop Information

  • All course drops are handled through the student's counselor. Students must discuss the course drop with their assigned counselor who will explain the process to the student.
  • Schedule changes made after the 3rd week of the semester (January 26, 2024) will result in a record of the drop on the student's transcript.
  • A NM (No Mark) is assigned for students who are earning 60% or above at the time of the drop.
  • An F will be assigned to students earning below 60% at the time of the drop.
  • Please note that a switch to a lower level class (if possible) will result in the grade from the dropped class transfering to the new class. 
  • The last day for students to drop a class for the spring semester is Wednesday, May, 29, 2024.
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DVHS Wellness Center

Wellness Center Counseling Referral

The Wellness Center provides culturally competent services in a nonjudgmental space. It is staffed with professinals who are dedicated to imnproving the health, wellbeing, and educational outcomes of all students
Stay up to date with all things counseling related (mental health, college and carrer and academic news).
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Available  24/7
Crisis & Suicide: 
or text HOPE to 20121

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
text: "Teen" to 839863
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Parent Nights 

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