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Guidance Department

AHS Introduces new College & Career counseling efforts featuring "BigFuture"

In time for the Spring Course Registration process AHS introduces new college & career counseling efforts which feature the use of BigFuture; a college and career planning web resource.

Guidance Overview

     The Aptos High School Guidance Department provides information to students and parents through frequent presentations, student conferences, evening programs, and numerous publications. We provide assistance in the planning of a student's education and work with parents, an essential component in their student's educational progress. Below is an outline of the support our Department offers.

The objectives of the Aptos High School

Guidance Program are twofold:

1) To help each student earn a high school diploma
2) To help each student prepare for college and careers

The basics of the Guidance Program:

1) Developing students schedules

2) Monitoring progress towards graduation & intervention meetings with at-risk students

3) College and Career Planning

4) Applying for College

Pughe, Margaret
Assistant Principal for Guidance
Manor, Tim
Guidance Counselor (P thru Z)
Martin, Elva
Guidance Counselor (Gon thru 0)
Shillings, Jessica
Counselor, A-GOM
Manion, Janice
ROP Counselor
Gonzalez, Margarita
Student Information Specialist
Sanchez, Silvia
Gatica, Alejandro