Del Norte Counseling
DNHS CEEB School code: 054351

Welcome! Del Norte Counseling's mission is to provide a comprehensive counseling program addressing student's academic, career/college and social/emotional needs. We provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement; which includes identifying relevant and rigorous college preparatory coursework, career and college pathways, and completion of high school graduation and UC/CSU “a-g” college requirements.

Counselors work with students in all grade levels. Caseloads are divided alphabetically by student's last name.

Mrs. Susie Kihneman, Counselor (A-Cha)

(858) 487-0877 x6327

Mrs. Lauren Collier, Counselor (Chb-Gi) 
(858) 487-0877 x6303 
Request a meeting with Mrs. Collier,

Mr. Tim Roty, Counselor (Gj-Kh)
(858) 487-0877 x6312

Mrs. Lauren Kennedy, Counselor (Ki-Mc)
(858) 487-0877 x6324
Request a meeting with Mrs. Kennedy

Mr. Jesse Luna, Counselor (Md-Raj)

(858) 487-0877 x6301
Request a meeting with Mr. Luna –  
(7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and student lunch by appointment)

Mrs. Karen Withem (Rak-Tam) 

(858) 487-0877 x6310
Request a meeting with Mrs. Withem-

Mrs. Kathy Marron, Counselor (Tan-Z)
(858) 487-0877 x6305
Request a meeting with Mrs. Marron -

General counseling questions:
Mrs. Sue Reich, Academic & Career Guidance Technician
(858) 487-0877 x6325

Ms. Julie Islitzer, Counseling Assistant
(858) 487-0877 x6326

Student Support Services
Ms. Michelle Castro, Student Support Specialist
(858) 487-0877 x6149 or x6191

Questions regarding student records and transcripts:

If you are a college or university requesting to schedule a college rep visit, please visit questions email Sue Reich:
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