Welcome Ray D. Corbett Junior High School students and families. Your counselors for this year will be Ms. Arredondo, Ms. Guastella and Mr. Villarreal, and we are excited to get started on yet another great school year! We are here to help your child navigate through the wonderful and sometimes challenging junior high school years.
Our Role as Your Child’s School Counselor Is:
- To be an advocate for your child and work collaboratively with parents, students, teachers, administrators, and with our community
- Counseling/educational specialist who assists students with their academic, career development, and personal/social areas.
The Goals of the Ray D. Corbett Junior High School Counseling Program Are:
- To assist students with educational, personal, career, and goal planning.
- To help students understand themselves and others.
- To assist students in identifying and dealing with problems.
- To provide crisis intervention when necessary.
- To coordinate referrals to school and community support services.
- To serve as a resource to students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
Some Reasons to Contact Your Child’s School Counselor Are:
- Academic skills support
- Career/future planning
- School adjustment issues
- Coping, problem-solving, decision making concerns
- Organization, study and test-taking skills
- Experiencing loss, death and grief
- Substance abuse awareness
- Multicultural/diversity awareness
- School-based and community resources information or referrals
Jennifer Guastella: Counselor of students with last names A-Gk
Yvette Arredondo: Counselor of students with last names Gl-Pd
Andy Villarreal: Counselor of students with last names Pe-ZSecretary and Registrar: Ashlee HuneauGeneral InformationWe in the counseling office at Corbett Junior High are committed to providing assistance to students, parents, and teachers. We welcome your questions and concerns.Progress ReportsProgress Reports will be available at the end of the third and sixth week of each grading period. Progress reports will only be mailed home to parents who do not have internet access, and to parents of students who have an average of 75 or below in any class. (Go to our FAQ page to find out how to access grades online.)Report CardsReport cards are sent home via the United States Postal Service on the Thursday following the end of the grading period.
PSAT Results were given to students along with their testing booklet and some handouts with information about the test, how students can use the results, and how it can benefit them. A PowerPoint was also shown to students, and can be accessed at the link below. The presentation is very helpful in understanding the PSAT and all of the benefits it can provide. The handouts given to the students can also be found below.