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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is the best place to get information about the school?
A: The AHS homepage and refer to the Mariner Handbook.
Q: How do I (student) make an appointment with my counselor?
A: Fill out an appointment request form and put it in the tray on your counselor’s door. Your counselor will send you a pass to class for your appointment. See "How to Make Counselor Appointment" video.
Q: How do parents/guardians make an appointment with a student's counselor?
A: Call or email (preferred method) the counselor directly to set up an appointment. Counselors are available to meet in person or via phone with parents/guardians and students together. Please avoid drop-ins, appointments are preferred and will get preference.

Q: Where can I get academic support and tutoring on campus?
A: Talk to teachers, tutorial is offered twice a week, Extended Learning, and the College & Career Center!
Extended Learning- in the library after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays from 3-5pm and Wednesdays from 1-3pm. AHS staff are available to tutor in many subjects;  just sign in and ask for help! 

College and Career Center- Every day, Mondays through Fridays from 7:30am - 5pm with college interns available to tutor in many subjects; just sign in and ask for help!
Q: How do I request a schedule correction?
A: All requests must be made using the Google Form (when it is open/available)
Schedule corrections will be considered for: 
A few things to keep in mind: 
-Only a correction will be considered, not a change due to preference (teacher, period, class, etc.) 
-All classes are YEAR-LONG
-12th grade students must be enrolled in at least five classes
-10th and 11th grade students must be enrolled in at least six classes
-9th grade students must be enrolled in at least six classes
-Students taking a class at Cabrillo College must submit proof of enrollment before schedule correction is made
-The last day to submit a request for class correction is the 10th school day of the semester
-Classes dropped after the 10th school day will receive a Withdrawal/Fail (W/F) on transcript
-Please allow 2-3 school days for requests to be processed
Q: Who should I see if I have more questions?
A: Your counselor, teachers, administrators, office staff or fellow Mariners!