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Casey Cooper (A-Di) ex: 35038 casey.cooper@aps.edu
Megan Larez (Dj-Go) ex: 35047 megan.larez@aps.edu
Trisha Mertens (Ru-Z) ex: 35009 trisha.mertens@aps.edu
Lyndsey Thomas (Gr-Ma) lyndsey.thomas@aps.edu
Heather Westbrook (Mc-Ro) ex: 35010 heather.westbrook@aps.edu
Michelle Medved ex: 35176 Crossroads Counselor
Valerie Velhagen (College and Career) ex: 35013 velhagen@aps.edu

EHS Class of 2019 was awarded over $11 million in scholarships! Click here for detailed statistics on the Class of 2019's postsecondary plans & scholarships.

Welcome

Counseling Staff

Counseling staff
Ms. Bianco, Counseling Secretary; Ms. Cooper, last names A - Di; Ms. Larez, last names Dj-Go (part-time: M, W, F); Ms. Thomas, last names Gr-Ma; Ms. Westbrook, last names Mc-Ro; Ms. Mertens, last names Ru-Z; Ms. Medved, Crossroads Counselor; Ms. Velhagen, College & Career Counselor

College & Military Rep visits @ EHS:  click here to sign up! 

  • University of Colorado @ Boulder: Sept. 11 @ 11 AM
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ: Sept. 16 @ 10 AM
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA: Sept. 16 @ 10 AM
  • Southwestern University, Georgetown (near Austin), TX: Sept. 16 @ 11 AM
  • St. Edward's University, Austin, TX: Sept. 16 @ 12 noon/lunch
  • Harvey Mudd College, Los Angeles, CA: Sept. 16 @ 1 PM
  • Willamette University, Salem, OR: Sept. 16 @ 1:15 PM
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR: Sept. 17 @ 9:30 AM
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ: Sept. 17 @ 10 AM
  • Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Sept. 17 @ 10:30 AM
  • The University of Alabama: Sept 18 during Media Center college fair (no sign-up required)
  • Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH: Sept. 19 @ 9:30 AM
  • Princeton University,Princeton, NJ: Sept. 23 @ 10:30 AM
  • Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA: Sept. 24 @ 12 PM
  • UNM Combined BA/MD Program Overview: Sept. 24 @ 1 PM
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, LA: Sept. 25 @ 9:30 AM
  • Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA: Oct. 1 @ 11 AM
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH: Oct. 3 @ 11 AM
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ: Oct. 7 @ 11 AM
  • UNM, NMSU and NM Tech:Oct. 7 at 12 noon/lunch
  • Rice University, Houston, TX: Oct. 8 @ 10:30 AM
  • Colby College, ME: Oct. 8 @ TBA
  • Eastern NM University: Oct. 14 @ 9:30 AM
  • Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO: Oct. 14 @ 11 AM (seniors apply free)
  • Military branch & ROTC program representatives info session, Lecture Hall: Nov. 7 @ 10:15 AM - 12 PM
  • MANY MORE COMING...Check back regularly!
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STUDENTS & PARENTS: SIGN UP FOR REMIND TEXTS! DON'T MISS IMPORTANT INFO & ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM COUNSELING & ACTIVITIES!

Class of 2020:

Last names A - F: text @2020A-F to 81010; Last names G - M: text @2020G-M to 81010; Last names N - S: text @2020N-S to 81010; Last names T - Z: text @2020T-Z to 81010

Class of 2021:

Last names A - F: text @2021A-F to 81010; Last names G - M: text @2021G-M to 81010; Last names N - S: text @2021N-S to 81010; Last names T - Z: text @2021T-Z to 81010

Class of 2022:

Last names A - F: text @2022A-F to 81010; Last names G - M: text @2022G-M to 81010; Last names N - S: text @2022N-S to 81010; Last names T - Z: text @2022T-Z to 81010

Class of 2023:

Last names A - E: text @2023A-E to 81010; Last names F - J: text @2023F-J to 81010; Last names K - O: text @2023K-O to 81010; Last names P - T: text @23P-T to 81010; Last names U - Z: text @2023U-Z to 81010 

Frequently Asked Questions

it's okay to ask for HELP & SUPPORT; YOU're NOT ALONE!

NM Crisis & Access Line: 1-855-NMCRISIS (622-7474). Call toll-free anytime 24/7/365.

NM Peer-to-Peer Warmline (talk to someone your age): 1-855-466-7100 (call toll-free from 3:30 - 11:30 PM daily or text 6 - 11 PM daily)

24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Crisis text line: Text Home to 741741 

If you are having a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately.