Gonzalez Counseling News!

Please read weekly! I will be posting frequently!

Important message from Mrs. Gonzalez:

Welcome back HHS students! Hope you had an amazing Summer! Really excited for this new year! Right now its hectic with schedule changes, If you need a schedule change please fill out link below, I am constantly checking for requests! Will be visiting AVID classes soon to meet all of you and answer any of your questions. You can always email below is my information! Look forward to being your counselor this year!

Schedule Change Request Form

Last day to make any changes is August 16th!

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Heritage High School New Bell Schedule for Next year 2022-2023

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Plato/Credit Recovery

Must Follow Steps to start recovering credits. Must complete Syllabus first before reporting to class after school! For 2022-23 School year After School Credit Recovery will begin after Labor Day September 5th!

Please follow are New Admins Expectations!

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AVID Community Service Time Card Form

Please document all your hours on this form if you are a current AVID student! Must turn back to Mrs. Gonzalez for formal documentation.

HHS 2022-23 Class Selection Guide

Click on link to help you with class selection for next year!

AVID Application for 2022-2023

Please help us recruit for AVID! Please share AVID application for any interested students!

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CCGI/California Colleges Smore Resource Page


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MSJC Dual and Concurrent Enrollment

If you are interested in taking Dual enrollment, please go to this resource page and follow steps in "Concurrent Enrollment" section, do all three steps. Once you do that, fill out the Google Form and Mrs. Adame will begin processing your paperwork.

Senior Year Information!

This is what I will be referring to when I meet with you in September, 1 on 1! Please bookmark will be referring to this all year!

CSU/UC/Private/FAFSA help Applying Information

Seniors a one stop shop on assistance for all Universities! Also Included information on Financial aid and Scholarships!

HHS Financial Aid Resource Page

Assistance with FAFSA/CADAA, Overview of Financial Aid, HHS Scholarship Folder, lots of information and videos


1st step to start your FAFSA!

San Jacinto IGETC Transfer Class Information

Classes to consider to take for summer and make sure they transfer to CSU/UC

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Career Center College Presentations to Sign-up!

Here is information on all Universities coming to HHS! Sign-up links, MUST go to Career Center, pass will be sent!

Community College Smore

Everything seniors need to know to matriculate to the community college.

Scholarship Information for Current Seniors!

2022 Local Scholarships January-April 2022. Seniors dont lose out on all this free money!!!!

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Virtual College Fairs!

High School Fairs Saturday, October 2 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday, October 6 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday, October 9 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. PDT Southern California 2: Saturday, October 16 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. PDT

Virtual Tours for any University!

Never too early to start visiting Colleges, start here!

College Planning 411

It is not too early for College Planning?

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AP Readiness and AP Information

The FREE Advanced Placement Readiness (APR) program will continue to take place virtually in partnership with University of California, will be one every month! Dont miss out on this opportunity!

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New Students - Welcome to Heritage!

If you are a new student to Heritage, I want to personally welcome you! Please click on this link to get started with everything you will need to be successful at Heritage!

Graduation and A-G Requirements

Explanation of Graduation and A-G requirements for Heritage

Prestige Program Information!

Prestige Program is our before and after school Program on campus! Lots of Cool Clubs and programs you can be part of! They even provide tutoring!

Open House Videos & Information from Counseling at HHS

Open House March 24th 6:00-8:00 Information from Counseling Department at Heritage High School.

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Work Permit Information Link

Get your work permit application, requirements, job listings and Law Information

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Plato Credit Recovery Information

Plato after school starts September 8th! Very important you make-up your D grades if you want to meet A-G requirements and stay in AVID!

Help I am behind on Credits!

As your counselor, we understand it has been difficult but we are here to arm you with information so you can make a plan to get back on track.

Mental Health/ Social-Emotional Resources

This has tons of resources for parents and students with everything from anxiety, grief, coping strategies, motivation, exercises to help them cope that counselors usually use in their offices, and online resources.


If students are struggling with motivation, this is a great resource to help them set goals and take the steps necessary to start being successful.

School Resource Center

Click on this bar if you need tutoring, help with study skills, organization, and more! There are lots of resources to help you be successful in school in this link.

Distance Learning Success

All necessary steps on how to be successful during distance learning

Parent Resource Center

One stop shop for parents, tutoring, announcements, graduation, college information and more.

Parent Resources

Here is a video that will help you learn how to check your child's grades and attendance. You can also get paired with your child's canvas account so you can see what he or she is working on in each class.


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Gonzalez's Relaxation Room

If you are stressed out or need to listen to some relaxing sounds, do yoga, journal, need assistance with Counseling services or just need a relaxing space click on this Gonzalez's Calming Room

Melina Gonzalez, AVID Counselor

Please email me or schedule a google meet or phone conference to discuss any concerns or questions you have. I am here to help! Please schedule appointment here : Schedule meeting with Gonzalez Link.