Located in the
Counseling Building: K-25 (Facing the Cafeteria)
The Student Services Office is funded mostly through
donations. Every year the office is in jeopardy of not staying open full
time if donations aren't received. If you would like to donate, contact Scott
Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
you're feeling confused, overwhelmed, stressed out, or just need to talk, we're here to
help you. We have adult mentors as well as student peers to cater to your needs
and to assist students and parents.
Prom: with prom just
around the corner, many students will be taking a limo. How do you know if
it is a safe ride for teens? Even with new laws, many limo services turn a blind
eye to alcohol on limousines. Taken from
www.ipromiseprogram.com there is a
contract for using with any limo service. However, at the time of this
update, the link wasn't working so please email Traci Barker-Ball at
email@example.com for the
The links below are ready for you to check them out! There is a newsletter article about oxycontin and information about the
Active Parenting for Teens classes on the Resources for Parents link
We offer services such as the
90 students around campus who help with new students, students
needing someone to talk to,
tutoring, conflict mediation, and students needing a boost. Applications
to be a Peer Counselor are available during the month
of November for the following calendar year. See link above for
page and applications.
drug and alcohol education
Classroom presentations, referrals, cessation.
We will match up students who are struggling academically with an older student or
adult mentor. For a list of paid tutors, contact the Counseling Office.
– to help students understand and get through a difficult period in their
lives. Services by adult Counselors as well as Peer Counselors
if a student and/or family needs help obtaining outside counseling, we give
referrals to the Caring Connections Center, which provides free counseling
services (through our grant). We also have referrals for outside sources.
Education – helps get messages such as
trustworthiness, responsibility, respect, fairness, caring, and citizenship, to the student body.
staff and/or peer counselors are available to work with students having
conflicts with others (peers, teachers, parents, etc.).
PLUS (Peer Leaders Uniting Students)
- the PLUS program is put on by peer counselors. Its aim is to
get students together who would not normally talk to each other and discuss
issues on our campus. There are usually two forums per semester. These are all on late start Mondays so that class
time missed is minimal. Each time PLUS is held there should be
different participants (each person should only
attend one per year).
– a club honoring diversity and equality. While not
specifically sponsored by the Student Services Office, Traci Barker-Ball is
a co-advisor. This club meets on Tuesdays at lunch in room N6102.
private donations, PTSA, the Poway High Foundation and a tobacco grant (Tobacco Use Prevention).