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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 online course selection portal is now closed. Students will be able to adjust their selections during their counsling 1-1 meetings (details listed below).

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Course Scheduling Information for the 2024-25 School Year

 
Student Presentations Will Be Held During Social Science/Health Classes In The DVHS Theater:
 
Inoming 9th Grade (Class of 2028): 3/4/24 @WRMS and 3/5/24 @GRMS-Presentation Slides
 
Parent Night Presentations for Incoming 10-12th Grades will be held in the DVHS Theater @6:30 pm
 
Course Selection Timeline:
  • Infinite Campus Online Course Selection is open March 1st - March 6th
  • Paper Course Selection Forms are due to English classes on March 5th or 6th (Block Schedule)
  • The last day to make changes to the DVHS schedule is Friday April 19th
  • A schedule waitlist will be open Monday April 22nd through the end of the 23-24 school year
 
Counseling One-on-One Scheduling Meetings will occur during English classes:
  • Incoming 12th Grade (Class of 2025): Week of March 11th
  • Incoming 11th Grade (Class of 2026): Week of March 18th
  • Incoming 10th Grade (Class of 2027): Week of March 25th
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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
 
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Stay up to date with all things counseling related (mental health, college and carrer and academic news).
 
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                 CONTRA COSTA CRISIS CENTER

                 CONTRA COSTA CRISIS CENTER

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Available  24/7
 
Crisis & Suicide: 
800-833-2900
or text HOPE to 20121
 
Grief:
800-837-1818
 
Homeless:
800-808-6444
 
 

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.
 
 
 
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text: "Teen" to 839863
 
 
 
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Parent Nights 

Incoming 11th Grade (Class of 2026): 2/28/24-Presentation Slides
Incoming Senior (Class of 2025) 2/26/24- Presentation Slides
Fall Senior Family Night (Class of 2024) 9/18/23 Presentation Slides
 
 
 
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.