PHS Counseling

School Code:  052533
Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. by phone or email
Phone: (858) 748-0245
Fax:  (858) 748-1132

Welcome to the PHS Counseling Office. Counseling is your gateway to college and career readiness at PHS.

While emailing your counselor is the fastest way to get your questions answered during school closures, counselors are also able to meet with current students via phone or Zoom. Counselors have open office hours on Zoom two days a week during student lunch. Email your Counselor to find out when they are available and to get their Zoom code.
Counselor (A-Em) Christy Brown 858-748-0245 x5128   EMAIL
Counselor (En-Lea) Jerrah Smith 858-748-0245 x5127    EMAIL
Counselor (Leb-Ra) Blanca Arreguin 858-748-0245 x5136 EMAIL
Counselor (Rb-Z) Jerilyn Padua Reyes 858-748-0245 x5123 EMAIL
Counselor/CTE/Intervention    Karly Wardwell 858-748-0245 x5124 EMAIL
Counseling Assistant Jodie Hughes 858-748-0245 x5137 EMAIL
Career Guidance Tech Jaime Brown 858-748-0245 x5135 EMAIL
Registrar Michelle Bourget 858-748-0245 x5130 EMAIL
Student Data Tech Barbara Longworth   858-748-0245 x5119 EMAIL
Student Services Specialist Sharon Struck 858-748-0245 x5393 EMAIL

Thanks for visiting the Poway High School Counseling site! As a comprehensive Counseling Department, we work hard to impart specific skills and learning opportunities through academic, career, and personal/social development experiences in a proactive and preventive manner for all students. We promote and enhance the learning process by being actively committed to helping students understand that the choices that they will make will affect their future educational and career options.

Poway High School is committed to ensuring your student has access to the best possible education. We work hard to help students reach their academic goals for college and career readiness when they graduate. Our department is dedicated to serving students and preparing them for life after high school. In fact, we have doubled our efforts in helping students meet the UC/CSU A-G requirements.

We hope that all of our students have an enjoyable and successful school year!

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The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 858-521-2800, extension 2761,

Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406