SBHS Counseling Department

Counseling

The Mission of the San Benito High School Counseling Department is to support the education of all students with equity, respect, and academic achievement, helping each expand their potential, develop their own beliefs and values so all will have the greatest range of personal options upon graduation.

SBHS Counseling Program Vision Statement:

The San Benito High School Counseling Department will encourage all students to achieve their ultimate potential by utilizing a comprehensive approach that supports the attainment of academic, social/emotional, and college/career goals.  We will strive to create a climate that fosters a passion for learning, academic excellence, interpersonal growth, physical and emotional well-being, social responsibility, and career exploration.  School counselors believe that all students can be successful within the context of a supportive school-parent-community partnership that will ultimately result in responsible and capable citizenship in the 21st Century.

Resources for Class of 2026 Pre-Scheduling

Welcome Class of 2026! 

Click to see the 8th Grade Parent Info Presentation

Transcript Requests

All current students may request IN PROGRESS transcript(s) through the Counseling Office: Email your current counselor for more information.

If a current student needs an official transcript please use the link here to request the record.

Seniors/graduates: Will use Parchment for their Final Transcript(s) requests (link below). The office will put the request on hold until second semester grades are posted on the transcript and then mail them to the college(s) of the student’s choice.

Transcript request for SBHS graduates

To order Transcripts for San Benito High School use the Order Records button below. Transcripts are provided through Parchment. Watch the YouTube video below for instructions on how to use the Parchment ordering system.

Adult Education Transcripts

To order Transcripts for Adult Education use the link to the form below:

Alumni Duplicate Diploma Request/Order Form

To order a duplicate copy of your graduation diploma from SBHS, please click the link below:

(All duplicate diploma requests are subject to a past fine/fees evaluation, and will not be honored untill all fines have been cleared. If you are not certain if you have fines or fees outstanding, please call the school office at 831-637-5831, ext. 100 and a school clerk will be able to review your records with you.)

Additional Questions?

Contact the School Clerk at 831-637-5831, ext. 100 or Registrar Miriam Mendoza at extension 112.

Meet the Counseling Team

Claire Grissom, Assistant Principal
Grissom, Claire
Assistant Principal
Counseling & Scheduling
Phone: 831-637­-5831 Ext. 129
Nydia Martinez, Counselor (A-CaR)
Martinez, Nydia
Counselor (A - CaR)
Counseling
Phone: 831-637-5831 Ext. 117
Tiffany Ventresca-Cotter, Counselor (Cat-Gao)
Cotter, Tiffany
Counselor (Cat-Gao)
Counseling
Phone: 831-637-5831 Ext. 116
Irma Lozano, Counselor (F-HerM)
Lozano, Irma
Counselor (F-HerM)
Counseling
Phone: 831-637-5831 Ext. 109
Andrew Prisco, Counselor (HerN-MaR)
Prisco, Andrew
Counselor (HerN-MaR)
Counseling
Phone: 831-637-5831 Ext. 467
Lorena Fernandez, Counselor (MaS - PiN)
Fernandez, Lorena
Counselor (MaS - PiN)
Counseling
Phone: 831-637-5831 Ext. 127
Gualberto Monarrez, Counselor (PiO - SeQ)
Monarrez, Gualberto
Counselor (PiO - SeQ)
School Support Services
Phone: 831-637-5831 Ext. 110
Heather Nichols, Counselor (Ser - Z)
Nichols, Heather
Counselor (Ser - Z)
Counseling
Phone: 831-637-5831 Ext. 128
Robin Brown, Guidance Tech (A – LeV)
Brown, Robin
Guidance Tech (A – LeV)
School Support Services
Phone: 831-637-5831 Ext. 118
Lauretta Avina, Guidance Technician (Lew-Z)
Avina, Lauretta
Guidance Technician (Lew-Z)
Counseling, School Support Services
Phone: 831-637-5831 Ext. 101