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Counseling

Attention Students! It's now time to choose your courses for the 24/25 school year!

2024-2025 Programming is here!  Check the buttons below to find out information and course catalogs for each grade level!

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9th Grade Programming Guide (English)

9th Grade Programming Guide (Spanish)

10th Grade Programming Guide (English)

10th Grade Programming Guide (Spanish)

11th Grade Programming Guide (English)

11th Grade Programming Guide (Spanish)

12th Grade Programming Guide (English)

12th Grade Programming Guide (Spanish)

 

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2023-24 Letters of Recommendation

Students, if you need a letter of recommendation, please fill out the form below. Your response will go to your counselor and provides them with important information.

Recommendation Request Form

Credit Recovery and Cyber High

The YEP Credit Recovery program provides students with the opportunity to get back on schedule to graduate when they have fallen behind.

Credit Recovery Information Tutoring Information

Peer Mediation

Ms. Allan's Peer Mediators are trained to support MEHS students. To refer a student, please use this form

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Resources

Programs Available at MEHS

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High School Academics

College / Vocational Options

Social / Emotional Counseling

English Learners

Parent Resources

MEHS Annual Events

MEHS Counseling Calendar

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Schedule Change Forms Click Here

Mt. Eden High School

Counseling Department

Phone:  (510) 723-3180

Fax:  (510) 781-6140

Counseling is Temporarily in

K-5 due to construction.

Counseling Team

 

School, family and community working together.


 

Counseling Caseloads

9th grade (Except AVID, PUENTE & MTAP)

Melanie Morsy

Melany Morsy

mmorsy@husd.us

Email for appointments.

 


10th grade (Except AVID, PUENTE & MTAP)

David Cavallero

dcavallero@husd.us

To make an appointment with Mr. Cavallero click here.


11th grade (Except AVID, PUENTE & MTAP)

Celeste Pracale

cpracale@husd.us

To make an appointment with Ms. Pracale click here.


12th grade (Except AVID, PUENTE & MTAP)

Neetu Rai

Neetu Rai

hr2912@husd.us 

To make an appointment with Ms. Rai click here.


All PUENTE students (grades 9-12)

Veronica Morelos

vmorelos@husd.us

To make an appointment with Ms. Morelos click here.


All AVID and MTAP students (grades 9-12)

John Zentner

John Zentner

jzentner@husd.us

To make an appointment with Mr. Zentner click here.


 


Counseling Support Staff


Registrar

Ranisha Todd-Frazier

rtodd@husd.us

Room B-6, x62144


Data Tech

Jessica Melendez

jmelendez@husd.us

Room B-6, x62217


Community Liason

Maria Duenas

mduenas@husd.us

Room D-7,  x62300


College & Career Center Advisor

Johanah Hernandez

jhernandez@husd.us

Career Center, x62122


EAOP Advisor

 Valeria Gavino Pena

vg900@husd.us

Career Center

(510) 723-3180 #62237


EL Specialist

Irlanda Santiago

isantiago@husd.us

Room D-7, x62266

 


CLICK HERE FOR 9th GRADE CALENDAR 

CLICK HERE FOR 10th GRADE CALENDAR 

CLICK HERE FOR 11th GRADE CALENDAR 

CLICK HERE FOR 12th GRADE CALENDAR 


California DREAM Act

All MEHS students have a personalized CaliforniaColleges.edu account for college and career planning:

► My HUSD transcript ► UC Application
► My A-G eligibility and academic planning ► My Community College Application
► My CSU Application ► FAFSA Integration
► Career Planning ► and much, much more

Students use their school Google account (____@husd.k12.ca.us) to log in.

 

CaliforniaColleges.edu

 

Student Support Services

Programs Available at MEHS

Advanced Placement Classes/Exams:Offered annually to enable high school students to demonstrate college-level achievement. The exams are designed for use by colleges in granting credit, advanced placement, or both, for a course in a particular subject. Advanced Placement is open to all students who think it will serve their educational needs. Contact: various A.P. teachers/counselors

AVID-Achievement Through Individual Determination: A program designed to help students learn necessary study skills to prepare for college/university; Contact: John Zentner, Counselor

California Scholarship Federation: An honors society for students who meet certain academic requirements. Contact: Ms. Chris Brown, Advisor

Career Center:Located in the school library, the Center offers higher education and career information. Internet access is available for career interest surveys such as California Colleges.    Contact: Ms. Johanah Hernandez, Career Tech

Peer Mediation: Student Mediators, trained in conflict resolution, assist other students in peacefully and confidentially resolving social problems 

Contact: Ms. Allan, Teacher; Melanie Morsy, Counselor or any Assistant Principal

Parent Club: The purpose of the club is to support students and staff, and to provide a means for parents to learn more about the high school and stay in touch with school experiences. We encourage and financially support communications, special school or teacher needs, and student scholarships for seniors. Contact the Principal’s Secretary for information on monthly meetings.

Puente: A college-bound program for high school students with emphasis in Latin American literature. Contact: Veronica Morelos, Puente Counselor

Student Success Team: A program to discuss, evaluate and develop plans to improve student success. Individual referrals are made by teacher, parent, counselor or administrator. Contact: Counselor or A.P. assigned to student

Summer School: Available for all students who need to make up failed classes or improve previous grades. Students/Parents who need Summer School will be notified via email in the spring and will register for Summer School online.

ELAC: English Language Learners Advisory Committee: A group of parents who support the needs of our ELL student population. Contact: Irlanda Santiago, ELD Specialist

EAOP (U.C. Berkeley’s Early Academic Outreach Program):EAOP is designed to help students increase their educational opportunities while improving their academic preparation for high school and university level work. More information is available through the Mt. Eden counseling office and EAOP contact: Valeria Gavino Pena, UC Berkeley

Destination College Advising Corps (DCAC)

Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP)

For an appointment click here.

Summer Search: A program funded by a non-for-profit that recruits low income sophomores who show leadership potential. 10th graders who are selected receive mentors, community service and free overseas travel opportunities and, during their senior year, application help and financial assistance for college. Contact: John Zentner, Counselor

YEP-Youth Enrichment Program: After school program designed to improve academic achievement; provides tutoring and other special activities for students; contact Sandra Marquez for application

ETS-Educational Talent Search: A program providing mentors & academic support for low income students who will be the first generation to go to college.

COST-Coordination of Service Team:

Crisis Counseling:

Mt Eden counselors are available for initial assessment of a student in crisis upon referral by teacher, parent, or a student him/herself. The counselor may then refer students and families to outside agencies for more long-term assistance and/or counseling services.

           

*Youth and Family Services: 293-7048 (part of the Hayward Police Dept.)

           

*Eden Youth and Family Center: 785-6690

 

*Crisis Support Services of Alameda County: 1-800-309-2131

 

*La Familia Counseling Services: 881-5921

 

Concurrent Enrollment:

Chabot Community College

High School students may take classes for free at Chabot or at another local community college concurrently with their classes at Mt. Eden High school or during their summer breaks. Students may choose to do this in order to make up high school credits or to get ahead in specific subject areas. The Concurrent Enrollment procedures can be found on the Chabot website (chabotcollege.edu). Students should contact their Counselor if they need assistance with Concurrent Enrollment process.

Check it out here.

ROP (Regional Occupational Programs)

Juniors and Seniors who are not unit deficient may choose to take classes through a variety of programs at the Eden Area Regional Occupational Center. Programs include:

Students enrolled in ROP programs  take three classes on the MEHS campus and three classes at the ROC campus daily. The ROC is located on Hesperian across from Chabot Community College.