Counseling Services

Counseling Services

Welcome to the Central Valley High School counseling office.The following counseling services are available:

  • Enrollment Appointment
  • A Comprehensive and Inpidual Educational Plan
  • Official Transcripts
  • College and Career Readiness Planning
  • Assistance with College Selection and Applications
  • Financial Aid Counseling
  • Navigating Personal and Social Difficulties
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Referral to Community Agencies
  • Student Study Teams When a Student is Struggling with Academics, Attendance or Behavior
  • Facilitating Conversations Between Parents/Teachers/Students, When Needed
  • A Resource Page to Assist with College and Career Planning
  • NCAA Clearing House information
  • College Connection Information and Facilitation
  • Shasta College Concurrent Enrollment Information

Students may arrange to see their counselor at any time. If the counselor is not immediately available, the student should sign in at the Counseling Center to assure a specific appointment time on the following day. Counselors are available if emergencies arise.

A-J Students:


Mr. Chris Friebel

530-275-7075 ext. 4109

K-Z Students:

Abby King

Ms. Abby King

530-275-7075 ext. 4130

Counseling Technician:

Niki Simonsen

Niki Simonsen

Schedule Appointments

& Enrollment Paperwork

530-275-7075 ext. 4100


Lois Rubus

Lois Rubus

Transcript requests, Aeries Access

and Updating Student Information

530-275-7075 ext. 4106

Additional Counseling Services:

The Counseling and Career Centers maintain an extensive library of current college catalogs and directories for student use through the centers. Information on private schools, military academies, vocational schools, and summer programs is available. The Counseling Center also provides information on how to register for college testing programs, how to apply to colleges and for financial aid. Our counselors hold a College Night every year.

The Career Center provides a library of occupational and vocational materials where students can explore career choices through the use of audio-visual materials, career testing, and a wide variety of printed material. College representatives, military recruiters, and representatives from various occupational areas are scheduled throughout the year to speak with interested students.

Regional Occupational Program (ROP) information is also available in the Career Center.

Transcripts and Records:

College applications and job applications sometimes require that a student send a copy of their school grade record. These records may be obtained from the school registrar. Students can request that records be sent to another school by completing a transcript request form. A request to send records for jobs, scholarship programs, and other special programs will require that a “release of records” form be signed by the parent or guardian. If the student is eighteen years of age, he/she may sign the release form.

Scholarship and Financial Aid:

Information on college scholarships and financial aid programs are available through the Counseling Center. Seniors should obtain a Scholarship Handbook by October. Seniors and their parents are strongly encouraged to attend Financial Aid Night. Our Senior Scholarship Awards Assembly is held in May.

2016-2017 Scholarship Handbook

Psychological Services:

The services of the school psychologist are available to students and their parents through the District Office. Students can request an appointment to see a psychologist through the Counseling Center. Our school psychologist is available to attend student study team meetings.

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