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How to see a School Counselor

  • Fill out a request form to see a counselor
  • Students may walk in before school, at lunch or during breaks
  • Parents must call for an appointment
  • Teacher/Parent Referral
  • E-Mail your counselor
  • Call on the telephone/Leave a voicemail at (949) 515-6504

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Counseling Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the School Counseling program at EHS is to create and support an ethical, nurturing and challenging learning environment for all students.  As professional school counselors we provide academic, career, and personal/social development leading to high academic achievement and successful post high school pursuits for every student....every day. 


We believe...


Every student deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. 


Every student is a unique individual who will learn and process information differently and, given proper support and encouragement, will achieve and be successful. 


All students have the right to a safe and supportive learning environment.


In setting high academic and personal/social standards for all students.


School Counselors provide Academic, Career and Personal/Social Development and serve as an advocate for all students.


In collaborating with administration, teachers and parents to support student achievement. 


We have a role in educational reform; that is our responsibility to address barriers to student achievement and success.


Our behavior and words impact student learning and motivation; that as a school community we must insist on student's achievement.



The California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Education, Section 852, states, "A parent or guardian may submit to the school a written request to excuse his or her child from any or all parts of any test pursuant to Education Code Section 60640.  A school district and its employees may discuss the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program with parents and may inform parents of the availability of exemption under Education Code 60615.  However, the school district and its employees shall not solicit or encourage any written exemption request on behalf of any child or group of children."



The Estancia High School PTSA will be selling tickets for a Graduation Week Kickoff Event at Disneyland and California Adventure Park on Wednesdays in the Commons during break beginning on Wednesday, February 1. The last to purchase a ticket for the event is April 24.  The Graduation Week Kickoff Event at Disneyland and California Adventure Park will be on Saturday, June 17.  The cost of the event is $100 per senior which includes transportation to and from the Disneyland.  For more information about the event, please see the attached information forms.  





Are you interested in serving on ASB next year?  Applications for the 2017-2018 Associated Student Body are now available.  ASB is our student government program that organizes activities to promote school spirit such as pep assemblies, dances, break and lunch activities, and student recognition.  Estancia's ASB is looking for responsible, reliable, and dependable students who would like to have a positive impact on the school. Students interested in serving as student leaders on ASB must complete the attached application.  Completed applications are due back in the ASB office by April 19th.  If you have any questions regarding ASB or the application process, please see Ms. Figueroa in Room 269 or the ASB office.  


Are you interested in being a Link Crew Leader next year?  Estancia High School is looking for current 10th and 11th grade students who would like the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our incoming 9th grade students. 


Some qualities we are looking for in a GREAT Link Crew Leader:        

  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to lead others
  • Responsible enough to manage a group                       
  • Commitment to be involved all year
  • Good attendance
  • Willingness to take risks
  • Interest in helping others
  • Positive role model
  • Enthusiastic
  • Respect for diverse ideas & personalities
  • Accountable to self and others
  • A minimum GPA of a 2.0

Please see the attached applications.  There is an application for new Link Crew leaders and a separate application for students who would like to return as a Link Crew Leader.  Applications for Link Crew Leaders are due by April 19 to Miss Chamberlin in the front office.  If you have any questions regarding Link Crew, please speak with Ms. Moore in Room 249 or Mr. Rodig in Room 251.  

Today: 3/26/17

Estancia High School 2016-2017 Counseling Department

Mindy Savage - Grade 10, Grade 9 (Last Name A-G), and Credit Recovery/Independent Study Program


(949) 515-6555


Daniel Nafarrate - Grade 12, Grade 9 (Last Name H-M), Puente Counselor and CTE Counselor


(949) 515-6554


Joe Havens -  Grade 11 and Grade 9 (Last Name N-Z) Counselor


(949) 515-6557


Victoria Villa - Counseling Office Secretary


(949) 515-6504


Maria Barragan - School Community Facilitator


(949) 515-6563


Jenn Sweet - ROP/Career Center


(949) 515-6509