Welcome to Westmoor High School's Counseling Department!____________________________________________________________The Westmoor Counseling Department strives to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of each student in the Westmoor Family. Each team member plays a unique role in supporting students, teachers, staff, and one another in building a healthy, positive learning community for all.Our Academic Counselors answer questions about classes, schedules, and graduation requirements. They also support students with the college search, school and community resources, career exploration, personal counseling, and referrals to outside agencies. Students are free to stop by before school, after school, brunch, or lunch. The student appointment request binder is also available outside the Counseling Office window. Parents can make appointments by calling or emailing the counselor assigned to their students.Our Wellness Counselor offers support for students experiencing social or emotional challenges. She provides both individual and group support and provides training and support for peer counselors.Our Registrar provides support with transcript requests and record corrections.Our College and Career Counselor provides support with work permits, financial aid for college, and exploration of college and career pathways.Our Vice Principal of Guidance provides leadership, guidance, and support for all team members.OUR TEAMLawrence Gotanco, Vice Principal of Guidance
Anne Carew, Head Academic Counselor
Sarah English, Academic Counselor
Thierry Tresguerres-Louwerse, Academic Counselor
Pam Malowe, Academic Counselor
Ki Gaines, Wellness Counselor
Sandy Huie, Interim Registrar
Leslie Keough, Registrar (on temporary leave)
Jasmine Jaciw, College and Career Counselor
Brenda Law, Counseling Intern
Sharon Kim, Counseling InternWESTMOOR HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELING ASSIGNMENTS (2017-2018)
Abad - Davis Mr. Tresguerres-Louwerse 650-550-7475 Dayag - Lapitan Ms. Malowe 650-550-7474 Lapuz - Prado Ms. Carew 650-550-7464 Presto - Zuasola Ms. English 650-550-7468Counseling Assignments include all grade level and ELL students.STUDENTSCounselor(s) are available on a drop-in basis during lunch and after school.To make an appointment, please sign-up in the binder located at the Counseling Office Window.PARENTS/GUARDIANSTo speak with a counselor, parents/guardians must make an appointment with the counselor either via email or phone call.
MICAELA SORIANO NANIHUAKA NEREU
SUNRISE: January 12, 1986
SUNSET: July 4, 2017
Mica served as an Academic Counselor at Westmoor from 2014 through her passing on July 4, 2017. She also coached the Girls Basketball Team in 2014 and implemented a new college application workshop for children and parents. Her gifts and dedication to her students were honored by her coworkers in a nomination for Teacher of the Year. She is missed dearly by her students, her former players, her former coworkers, and her Counseling Team.
To honor Mica's commitment to helping high school students pursue their passions through education, the Micaela Nereu Fund has been established at the San Francisco Foundation. This fund will help underwrite college scholarships for students from Westmoor High School and Sacred Heart Prep. Tax deductible donations to the fund can be made by clicking HERE. Select Donor Advised Fund (DAF) and indicate that the donation is for the Micaela Nereu Fund in the DAF box.