Contact Your Counselors
Currently, we are not able to hold in person meetings with parents and students due to the inability to social distance safely in our offices. Please reach out to us using any of the methods below. We are available to assist you and your students.
Mark Kammerlohr (A- De) email@example.com 714-628-4495
Jeremy Bulrice (Df- Ja) firstname.lastname@example.org 714-628-5484
Jason Pham (Je- Ne) email@example.com 714-628-5486
Shasta Campbell (Ng- Sam) firstname.lastname@example.org 714-628-5487
Doreen Valentin (San- Z) email@example.com 714-628-5488
Use our new Appointment Request System for scheduling a virtual or phone meeting with your counselor.
Xello College and Career Exploration
In addition to the pre-recorded presentation we have also included the original slideshow for you to view as well. As always, all presentations will also be uploaded to the VPHS website under the Counseling tab for future reference.
Counseling Office Tip of the Month- The 16 Career Clusters
Contact Your Teachers
The presentation and video will be released to students on Wednesday, February 3 via their OUSD email accounts. It will also be posted on our website under the Counseling tab as well.
Any student with questions about their course selections will have the opportunity to meet with a counselor either in person or virtually. It is not required for students to meet with a counselor during course selection, if they have no questions. All students will meet with a counselor before they return to school in August during Orientation week.
Counselor Meeting Dates- Based on 2021-2022 Grade Level
- Feb. 22-26: Seniors
- March 1-5: Juniors
- March 8-12: Sophomores
- March 15-19: Freshmen
- March 22-26: Makeup- all grades
Counseling Office Important Dates
February 3: Course registration begins for 2021-2022 school yearFebruary 12: Lincoln's Birthday NO SCHOOL
February 15: Washington's Birthday NO SCHOOL
February 17: VPHS Showcase
February 22-26: Senior Registration week
Meet Your SCC Rep Griselda
Virtual meetings available Thursdays from 1:30 to 2:30 during VPHS office hours in Zoom:
Get answers about SCC programs, financial aid and college in general.
Financial Aid Assistance
Remember, tuition is FREE to all community colleges, but ONLY if you fill out a financial aid application. To qualify for a Cal Grant, you must also complete an application. GPA's have already been submitted by VPHS on your behalf for the Cal Grant GPA.
Seniors Attending SCC in the Fall
Dual Enrollment Opportunities
Career Technical Education Opportunities
Data Science for All
Application Deadline: March 14, 2021
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing jobs in every industry and accessing the jobs of tomorrow requires data fluency.
To get ahead in the data economy, students and
working professionals must learn key data skills -- how to interpret results, how to tell a data-driven story, how to use data to make optimal business decisions.
Entry is merit-based, competitive, and open only to traditionally underrepresented students & working professionals.
Taught by instructors from top universities like Harvard, Columbia and MIT
13-week (Saturdays only) training program in practical data skills.
WPPP (Virtual) Internship Program
The Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) educates, trains and empowers students to develop sustainable solutions to reduce stormwater pollution from their school site.
The program offers:
FREE one-on-one training for teacher
FREE curriculum (NGSS standards based)
Internship opportunity for students
For more information, contact Patti Diaz at:
2021 Water Awareness Poster Contest!
Due: March 1, 2021
The Contest provides a wonderful opportunity for children and young adults to learn about the importance of water while using art to express their ideas. We hope you will encourage your members to participate!
Get students thinking about our most valuable natural resource – water – and how vital it is for our way of life.
Submit hand-drawn posters.
Win an iPad Mini!
Contest theme: Saving Together.
Action For Happiness- Friendly February
Check out the Action for Happiness App. The app is like having a little personal action coach in your pocket who:
- Gives you friendly 'nudges' with an action idea each day
- Sends you inspiring messages to give you a boost
- Helps you connect & share ideas with like-minded people
OUSD Tech Support
Community Tech Support can be reached at 714-628-5372 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the community tech support line remains open for all OUSD students and parents from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Need a Device and/or Hot Spot
Relief for Those Impacted by COVID
- Call 2-1-1 or visit https://www.211ca.org/ Immediate assistance with food, shelter, health care, etc. 2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across
North America find the local resources they need. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Friendly Center- food, education and family support
- Application for shelter assistance
CA Healthy Meals App- find meals in your area
College Application Resources
View the narrated presentation on You Tube: https://youtu.be/Ps03hAjUcJQ
View the narrated presentation on You Tube: https://youtu.be/eQmjL4GtWmM