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Welcome to the Counseling page!  Use the links to the right of this page to see more Counseling Links and Information.  Staff link to the right has contact information for the Counselors as well as listed in the questions below. We have a number of great videos and resources linked to our website for your convenience. 

 

 

The Counseling office is closed for the Summer Break. 
Below are answers to the common concerns that come up during the Summer Break. Please note that the Counselors do not check their emails nor voicemails over the summer so they can have well deserved time with their family and friends. Have a wonderful summer break! 
 
Need to Sign up for *Summer School* or have questions about dates? Please Click
Here <https://www.hartdistrict.org/apps/pages/summer-school>

Any requests for OFL Independent Study or Mission View summer school referrals will not be able to be completed if received after 3pm on June 8th. Hart District Summer school is still an option, please see link above to sign up.

*Questions/Concerns regarding College of the Canyons*, please contact them
directly. Counselors will not be able to sign College Now forms over the
summer: *College Now Website Link*
<https://www.canyons.edu/studentservices/outreach/earlycollegeprograms/collegenow/index.php>
 or *College of the Canyons Outreach Contact
<https://www.canyons.edu/studentservices/outreach/highschool/collegereps.php>

If you need a College Now form signed after June 8th, please contact WRHS directly to see if there is an administrator available to sign your form. Please note that they can sign but are not able to verify if the class will count towards specific graduation requirements.

*Work Permits:* Please see the Work Permits page on the WRHS website.

*Seniors (Graduates) In need of final transcripts*: Please do so via the
following link:  https://bit.ly/WR2020Transcripts. Questions/ Concerns regarding these contact lschollnick@hartdistrict.org <lschollnick@hartdistrict.org>*
Please note that counselors do not mail the final transcripts. The
registrar's office will mail them out on June 21, 2021.
 

 

What is my Counselor’s email address?

Ms. Ferry A-DAM: jferry@hartdistrict.org

Mrs. Warford: DAN-IF: tfox@hartdistrict.org

Mrs. Reynoso: IG-MIN: creynoso@hartdistrict.org

Mrs. Woolridge: MIO-SAN: jwoolridge@hartdistrict.org

Mr. Gimber: SAO-Z: cgimber@hartdistrict.org

 

Crisis Information
 

Some resources to help support you during this time.

-Call 911 if you are in immediate danger to yourself

-Call 1-800-273-8255 (Suicide Prevention Hotline)

-Text “HOME” to 741741 to speak with a trained crisis specialist

-Need help? Want to speak to someone? have concerns or just need

someone to listen? contact: STRENGTH UNITED. Advocates are available 24 hrs

a day. San Fernando- (818) 886-0453 and Santa Clarita Valley (661) 253-0258

(Los servicios también están disponibles en español)

Hart District Warm-Line Request- For any student that is stressed, feeling down,

or in need to talk one- on- one to a social worker.

Community Resources Guide. Click Here.

 

-For more wellness resources visit the Hart District Wellness site.

 

 

-For more resources visit the West Ranch Wellness Center Website HERE.

 

Click here for a list of Support Programs in our area.

 

Test Anxiety and Finals. Click here for the powerpoint presentation.

 

COUNSELING ANNOUNCEMENTS AND NEWS

 
Below you will find answers to some of your questions. You can also check the grade folders to the right for specific information pertaining to your grade
 
 
PSAT: Please see the link below for information on alternatives for the PSAT. 
 
 

 

For COC, College Now information, please check the 11th and 12th
Grade Folders to the right.

 

Visit the Pathways To My Future page for information about upcoming college events.

 

Click here for the University of California Testing Requirement for Undergraduates

 

 Click here for SAT and PSAT-Related Coronavirus Updates

 Click here for ACT Updates.

 

Department of Rehabilitation(DOR) General Services Video. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4f5m4fosWg

 

Make sure to stay connected! Follow WR on Instagram or Facebook.

@westranchwildcats

 

2020 Financial Aid Webinar. Watch Below

 

 
 
 
Struggling with College Apps and Information? Don't forget our helpful videos on the 12th grade page
 
Students Must be Enrolled in 5 classes as per California Code, Education Code - EDC: 46145
 
Commencing with the first semester or quarter that begins after January 1, 1984, pupils in grade 12 shall be enrolled in at least five courses each semester or the equivalent number of courses per quarter.  If any pupil in grade 12 is required by medical prescription to attend school for less than five courses during the semester or the equivalent number of courses during the quarter, the average daily attendance allowed for that pupil's attendance shall bear the same proportion to one day of attendance as the number of courses in which the pupil is enrolled bears to five or the equivalent number for the quarter system.
 
However, this requirement shall not apply to pupils enrolled in regional occupational programs, regional occupational centers, courses at accredited postsecondary educational institutions, independent study, special education programs where the pupil's individualized education program establishes a different number of courses, continuation education classes, work experience education programs approved under the provisions of Article 7 (commencing with Section 51760 ) of Chapter 5 of Part 28, or any other course of study authorized by the governing board which is equivalent to the approved high school course of study.
GUIDELINES FOR PERIOD 1
 
Please Note:
 
The option to have a Period 1 class is a privilege and students who request a Period 1 class are expected to meet the following criteria:
  1. At least a 2.0 GPA in the previous semester
  2. Excellent attendance and Behavior
  3. Students currently enrolled in a P.1 class earning more than 10 tardies and/or absences, will not be allowed to take a P.1 class the following semester.
  4. The availability of Period 1 classes are very limited, therefore students may not get their P.1 request.
  5. Period 1 classes are not guaranteed for siblings.
  6. We cannot guarantee a per. 1 for both semesters.