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Family Information


We want to welcome all of our parents to Volcano Vista High School! We recognize the valuable role parents play in the success of our students. Our goal is to help you easily access information to assist your student. This page will serve as a quick reference for sites you as a parent may need to access.


ParentVUE is APS' online grade book. This system provides secure, private access to school and student information including:

Parent Advisory Board

Volcano Vista is very fortunate to have an amazing Parent Advisory Board (PAB) that supports our students and teachers in many ways. Please check out their website to see what opportunities they provide and find ways that you can get involved.

Visit our Parent Advisory Board page.


Please view our daily announcements to make sure you're getting all of the messages we're sending out and learn how to find out about all the amazing things happening at Volcano Vista.

Volcano Vista Student Handbook

Review our 2022-2023 Student Handbook. Here you will find information on our:

  • attendance policy
  • programs and services
  • discipline matrix
  • a month by month list of assemblies, advisory, holidays and other events

This calendar is a great place to start adding events to your personal calendar, but it is very important to also check the calendar on the homepage of our website.

Campus Safety

Volcano Vista High School follows the ALICE protocol when experiencing an emergency situation:

  • Alert
  • Lockdown
  • Inform
  • Counter
  • Evacuate

Students have received training and drills will occur throughout the year. Please view the powerpoint shared with students to facilitate conversations with your student regarding emergency situations while on school campus.

Administration Contact Information

Melissa Sedillo

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37001

Dr. Kristopher Johnson
9th Grade Assistant Principal

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37004

Justin Griego
10th Grade Assistant Principal

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37101

Manuel Alzaga
11th Grade Assistant Principal

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37201

Arthur Samora
12th Grade Assistant Principal

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37301

Andrew Urquidez
Dean of Discipline
Phone: (505) 890-0343

Ron McMath
Athletic Director

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37188

George Woods
Activities Director

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37107

Counselor Contact Information

Our amazing counseling staff is here to help you with any academic or social needs your student may have.

Jacob Pertner
9th/10th Counselor, A - L

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37080
Make an Appointment

Lauren Deaton
9th/10th Counselor, M - Z

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37406
Make an Appointment

Lena Aragon
11th/12th Counselor, A - G

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37157
Make an Appointment

Kevin O'Sullivan
11th/12th Counselor, H - O

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37111
Make an Appointment

Vicki Gonzalez
11th/12th Counselor, P - Z

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37112
Make an Appointment

Beckie Scott
Crossroads Counselor

Phone: (505) 890-0343, ext. 37376
Make an Appointment

Pamela Rhodes
College and Career Counselor

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