EHS Counseling Department
Welcome to the Counseling portion of our school website. Here you can find a wealth of information to better help you on your path to graduation and higher learning. Our award-winning department consists of 3 Counselors, 1 College & Career Technician, and 1 Wellness Specialist.
Our mission is to help students on their journey through high school. We practice all three domains of counseling: Academic, Career, and Personal/Social. Our responsibilities include: assisting with class schedules, providing academic support and guidance, helping with college planning and the college application process, writing letters of recommendation, conducting classroom presentations on a variety of topics, assisting with career planning, providing personal counseling and crisis referrals, leading parent education nights, supervision on campus, as well extra-curricular events and activities, etc. Our goal is to help your high school student become a healthy, well-rounded, successful member of society.
Mrs. Paris: Last names starting with A-GK
Ms. Selof: Last names starting with GL-O
Mr. Pike : Last names starting with P-Z
***Students are placed with a counselor based on the first letter of their last name.***
- Academic Counseling
- Personal/Social Counseling
- Career Counseling
OUR WELLNESS SPECIALIST: Mrs. Parra (by counselor referral)
Wellness Specialist role:
- Individual & Group Counseling
- Social/Emotional Support and Information on:
OUR COLLEGE & CAREER TECHNICIAN: Ms. Cazares
College & Career Tech role:
- ACT/SAT/PSAT Information
- ACT/SAT Fee Waivers
- Aztec U events
- Career Counseling
- College Presentations and Visits
- College Application Assistance
- CollegeLink - Dual Enrollment (Fullerton College)
- Esperanza Early College - Dual Enrollment (Fullerton College)
- Financial Aid Information and Workshops (FAFSA)
- Summer School Registration
- Work Permits
Follow the College and Career Center Instagram page @ehs_ccc for the latest updates.
Free Tutoring in the Library
Esperanza is offering free math tutoring Monday through Friday. Please see the snip below for details. Please take advantage of this great opportunity to get help from our EHS teachers.
Many senior students and parents are inquiring about scholarships. Obtaining scholarships from private organizations, businesses, etc. is a time-consuming process, but the pay-off can be well worth it. Go to our website, click on Counseling and then check the Scholarship News Flash tab for information on the many scholarship applications that are available. You can even register your email address to receive regular updates. To do this, visit the homepage of our school website, enter your email address, and be sure to click the box labeled Scholarship News Flash. You can also click on the Scholarship Newsflash tab for national scholarship opportunities and general scholarship information.
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Residents of California (and a few other states) are eligible to participate in the Western Undergraduate Exchange. This program allows students to attend a participating out-of-state university at a reduced out-of-state tuition rate. Your residency alone does not guarantee you the WUE rate. Some colleges and universities also have additional criteria such as ACT/SAT test scores or high school GPA. Apply for admission directly to the WUE institution(s) of your choice. There is no general WUE application. If the institution that you are applying to uses a hard copy application, mark prominently on the form that you seek admission at the WUE rate. For online applications, check the WUE box and if there is not one provided, contact the school admissions office on how to apply for the WUE discounted rate. The WUE reduced tuition rate is not automatically awarded to all eligible candidates. Many institutions limit the number of new WUE awards each academic year, so apply early! For more information visit: http://wiche.edu/wue
PYLUSD Mental Health Referral Resources (see snip below)