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Vision

Every APS student will graduate from high school with a personalized and meaningful post-secondary plan, empowered with the attitudes, skills and knowledge to succeed and contribute in a globally competitive world.

Mission

Through evidence-based comprehensive counseling programs all students will have equitable access and opportunity to ensure they are prepared for post-secondary education and careers in diverse communities.

High School Credit and how to earn it!

Counseling

DNHS Counseling Team

Ms. Elaine Gutierrez, Counseling Dept. Secretary, elaine.gutierrez@aps.edu, ext. 43024

Academic Counselors: 

(A-GA) Ms. Tay MacIntyre 

tay.macintyre@aps.edu, ext. 43027 

Ms. Debbie Sanchez

(GB-O) debbie.sanchez@aps.edu, ext.43026 (GB-O)

Mrs. Lori Ryan

(P-Z) Lorene.king@aps.edu ext.43025 (P-Z)

College/Career Readiness Counselor

Allen Lindsay, stacey.lindsay@aps.edu ext. 43148

 

Crossroads Counselor

Mrs. Debbie Medina, debbie.medina@aps.edu, ext. 4328

 

 

Crisis Resources

Sometimes, it helps to talk to someone. Someone who will listen and not judge.

Agora 24 Hour Crisis

(505)277-3013

1-866-435-7166

Children's Grief Center of NM

(505)323-0478

NM Crisis and Access Line

1-855-662-7474

1-855-466-7100 (Warmline)

Rape Crisis Center

(505)266-7711

Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-273-TALK(8255)

NM Coalition Against Domestic Violence

(505)246-9240

Academic Development

  • Assist students to become invested in their school success by showing them how school performance relates to career opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with students, parents, and teachers to identify and help to remove obstacles that may hinder student achievement.
  • Provide information about different academic opportunities both within and outside of Del Norte High School.
  • Assist students and parents with information about the college planning process.

Personal and Social Development

  • Help develop positive attitudes among students towards self, family, and community.
  • Help students identify strengths and develop skills to cope with their personal issues.
  • Work with students to understand and appreciate their unique qualities and to grow personally and socially.
  • Provide educational and support services to parents.
  • Provide consultation services to teachers.
  • Facilitate referrals to community support services.