Counselor Newsletter


August 2018

Big picture

Tri-University Event for Seniors

On Thursday, September 6th, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, seniors will meet with representatives from all three Arizona public universities (Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and University of Arizona) for a combined in-depth program to learn about the college admission process, scholarships and financial aid, and information about each university.

*Seniors, along with their parents are welcome to attend this district-wide event.

Tri-University Night

Thursday, Sep. 6th, 6-7:30pm

530 East Riley Drive

Avondale, AZ

RSVPs are enabled for this event.


The Realities of College Recruiting

On Wednesday, August 22nd, at 7:00 pm, Agua Fria High School will host an event for students who are considering playing sports in college.

Jack Renkens, a nationally known speaker and motivator, will be covering several topics, including:

  • Getting Families Realistic
  • NCAA Eligibility Center
  • How College Coaches Recruit
  • Clubs/Camps/Showcases
  • How to Market Yourself


Big picture

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Opens October 1st, 2018

Seniors need to be ready to begin the application as soon as October 1st. Agua Fria High School will host workshops throughout the school year to support our families with this process. Students will receive information in their Google Classroom as well.


Big picture
* Ask your counselor if you qualify for a fee waiver
Big picture


Big picture
* Ask your counselor if you qualify for a fee waiver
Big picture


Counseling Department Contact Information

Every Agua Fria High School student is assigned to his/her counselor based on last name. Get to know your school counselors! We are here to support our students with all the necessary resources to be college and career ready. Make sure to stay informed and follow us on social media as well!

Jennifer Ferrante-Jackson
623-932-7300 x. 1036
Student last name: A-Co

Jill Goodall
623-932-7300 x. 1237
Student last name: Cr-Ha

Bill Lucas
623-932-7300 x. 1035
Student last name: He-Mi

Oscar Gironi
623-932-7300 x. 1042
Student last name: Mo-Ro
English Acquisition Program

Analy Talamante
623-932-7300 x. 1038
Student last name: Ru-Z

Terry Sparks
Counseling Office Specialist
623-932-7300 x. 1041

Katherine Alvarado
Counseling Office Specialist
623-932-7300 x. 1040

Rosemarie Laur
623-932-7300 x. 1039

Toni Mueller
Data Specialist
623-932-7300 x. 1046

Mary Ciulei

College and Career Specialist

623-932-7300 x. 1044

Big picture


The Role of the School Counselor

School Counselors help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they can achieve success in school.


Big picture

Agua Fria High School Counselors are utilizing Google Classroom as a tool to support college and career readiness!

Google Classroom provides access to college and university information, scholarship opportunities, important test dates, programs of study and so much more! Students must log in to their Agua Fria email accounts to gain access to the classroom. Make sure to check out the Google Classroom app as well!

Here are the codes for each cohort:

Class of 2019 - o2p01uk

Class of 2020 - vdo5bm

Class of 2021 - 7e46j2

Class of 2022 - 8vgdfx