Welcome to the Canyon H. S. Counseling Center!

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Canyon High School counseling department is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that will assist all students in acquiring the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to achieve academic success, college and career readiness and healthy social/emotional development.


Belief Statement

The school counselors believe:

  • all students have dignity and worth
  • all students have the right to participate in the school counseling program
  • all students’ needs are considered in the planning and implementation of the school counseling program
  • all students shall have access to a full-time, state-certified master’s-degree-level counselor

And that the school counseling program:

  • be based on specified goals and developmental student competencies
  • be planned and coordinated with other representatives of the school and community
  • utilize the many combined resources of the community
  • be evaluated on specified goals and agreed-upon student competencies

And that all counselors:

  • abide by the professional ethics of guidance and counseling as advocated by the American School Counselor Association
  • participate in professional development essential to maintain a quality guidance program

Counseling Department Staff

2020-2021 School Year

Grades 10-12

 A-C  Ms. Kantawala
 D-Huf  Mrs. Sidler
Hug-Mh  Mrs. Badillo

 Mrs. Lee

San-Z  Ms. Lamb


Grade 9

 A-Es  Ms. Kantawala
 ET-G  Mrs. Sidler
H-Md  Mrs. Badillo

 Mrs. Lee

Ro-Z  Ms. Lamb


Counseling Support Staff

Jeanette Kretschmer-Taylor

Grace Scoma-Cosman

(714) 628-5335


Career Center Technician

Katrina Burns

(714) 628-4414



Maria Rich

(714) 628-5339


Assistant Principal, Curriculum & Instruction

Brent Mckee

Counseling Office: (714) 628-5335

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