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Volcano Vista High School Counseling Department

2023/2024 Counseling Team

Your 2022-2023 VVHS Counseling team!

 2023-2024 VVHS Counseling Team

The Volcano Vista High School counselors provide a comprehensive school counseling program addressing academic, personal/social and career development. The School Counseling Program is designed to meet the needs of ALL students.

Counseling Hours

Monday–Friday, 8:10am–3:40pm
Click your school counselor's name to make an appointment or to sign up for a meeting. 
Walk-ins are welcomed during student's lunch.

Mission Statement

The Volcano Vista High School Counseling Department's mission is to help all students to reach their utmost potential in academics, personal/social, and career development through a comprehensive school counseling program.

To make an appointment with your counselor, please click on their name below to be sent to their appointment form. You can also sign up to see academic counselors in E216.

Contact a Counselor

To reach a Counselor, please click on the link under the Counselor's name for an appointment.  Students can also sign up to see a counselor or schedule an appointment in room E216.

Information discussed with the school counselor is kept confidential and your trust is always a priority. Your safety and well-being are of utmost importance and if for any reason you indicate a desire to hurt yourself, to hurt others, or if you are in danger of, or are currently being hurt by someone (including neglect), your school counselor is required to share that information with someone who can help protect you.

Informed Consent


Valerie Santacruz
9-12th Grade Counselor

Phone: (505) 890-0334 ext. 37111
Schedule an Appointment

Claudia Chavez

Claudia Chavez
9-12th Grade Counselor

Phone: (505) 890-0334, ext. 37112
Schedule an Appointment

Pamela Rhodes

Pamela Rhodes
College and Career

Phone: (505) 890-0343
ext. 37311
Schedule an Appointment


Monica Papp
Crossroads Counselor
Phone (505) 890-0343, ext. 37376

Schedule an Appointment