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School Counseling

Welcome to Sequoia High School's Counseling Department!
Get to Know Sequoia's School Counselors! 

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Get to Know Sequoia's School Counselors! 

SHS Counselors
Left to Right: Joel Rebello, Emilia Flores, Melissa Perez, Hoxira Castaneda, Potoula Vlahakos, & Cynthia Wilde
Who Are We? 

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Who Are We? 

The Counseling Guidance Department encompasses three offices: Counseling, International Baccalaureate Programme, and College & Career Center. Sequoia Counselors are affiliates of the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), California Association of School Counselors (CASC), and American School Counselor Association (ASCA).
Counseling Goal: 
We are dedicated to serving all students. We strive to establish a personal connection with our students and to address their needs and concerns in the areas of academic development, college/career development, and personal/social development.
Where is the Counseling Office Located?
Located in the Main Building in room 104. 
Contact a Counseling Guidance Department Member

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Contact a Counseling Guidance Department Member

Click the name to send an email message:
Counseling Guidance Member: Description:
Melissa Perez Head School Counselor; Ext. 60097
Joel Rebello
School Counselor; Ext 60094
- Health Career Academy (HCA)
- Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID)
Potoula Vlahakos
School Counselor; Ext 60091
- Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID)
Cynthia Wilde
School Counselor; Ext 60098
- English Language Development (ELD) II/III
- Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID)
Hoxira Castaneda
School Counselor; Ext 60092
- Digital Arts Academy (DAA) 
Emilia Flores
School Counselor; Ext 60090
- English Language Development (ELD) I
Miki Cristerna Intervention Counselor; Ext. 65367
Jerri Port
Guidance Informational Specialist (9th &10th); Ext 60095
Giulia Solari Guidance Informational Specialist (11th &12th); Ext 60093
Mayra Melchor Registrar; 60096
Teresa Ignaitis College & Career Center Advisor I; 65356
Nancy Rocha College & Career Center Advisor II; Ext. 65358 or 65395
Lisa McCahon IB Programme Coordinator; Ext. 63103
Magdalena Galvan IB Secretary; Ext. 63109