COUNSELING CENTER

Mission Statement

The Argonaut High School Counseling and Guidance Department recognize that the primary mission of the high school is to ensure that students shall be given the opportunity to maximize their potential in the areas of mind, body, and character to become productive contributing members of society.  Therefore, the counseling and guidance department at Argonaut High School is based on the four goal areas:

Educational

– To assist students with present educational decision making and planning

Career

– To assist students with post-high school decision making and planning

Personal & Social

– To help students acquire knowledge and skills which will assist them in their personal and social development

School Climate

– To contribute to the development and maintenance of a positive total school climate

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Counselors

Clarissa Bellotti – Email: clarissa.bellotti@acusd.org – Phone: (209) 257-7752 – Students with the last name starting with L to Z

Tiffany DiGirolamo – Email: tiffany.digirolamo@acusd.org – Phone: (209) 257-7753 – Students with the last name starting with A to K

Counseling Services

Counseling Services

  • Monitor Graduation Requirements & Credits
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Referrals to Social Services Agencies in Amador County
  • Vocational/Career Counseling
  • College Counseling
  • Transcripts
  • Community Service Information
  • College Recommendation Letters
  • Social/Emotional Counseling
  • Assistance with Special Education Services
Career Technician

Jennifer Putnam – Email: jputnam@acusd.org – Phone: (209) 257-7757 in Room 12 

Job Board, Career Fair, ASVAB & Student Listings, Military Recruiters, Website Maintenance, Local Scholarship Program, Community College Applications

Student Services
  • Academic counseling towards the completion of graduation requirements and post-secondary options.
  • Scheduling, program adjustments provided as necessary.
  • Financial Aid Workshops click here for the September 30th program
  • Identification and referral of students with special needs to the Student Study Team.
  • College Application Assistance for Seniors.
  • Information is available on PSAT, PreACT, SAT, SAT Subject, AP Exams, and ACT.
  • 9th, 10th, & 12th graders have the opportunity to take the PSAT and PreACT in October.
  • Individual student conferences
  • Financial aid and scholarship information
  • College entrance requirements

Argonaut High School is the College Testing center for Amador County. All tests are held on Saturdays at the Argonaut campus including the SAT and the ACT. A link with information on the test dates and how to pay for the test will be posted here soon, or contact Gail Von Wald at (209) 257-5158

AP Contract

Link to AP Contract 2019-2020

Important AP Information Link

2019/2020 Course Catalog
Registration & Course Selection
Separate from enrollment, registration is the selection of courses for an academic year. Each student must complete an Argonaut High Course Selection Form according to their grade level. The counselors are available to help you select courses aligned with your career and/or college objectives.

Registrar

Laura Dillian – Email: laura.dillian@acusd.org – Phone: (209) 257-7751 – Transcript, Workers Permits, Enrollment

Graduation Requirements
Course/SubjectDurationCredits
English4 years40
Math2 years (must pass Algebra 1)20
Physical Education2 years20
Life Science1 year10
World Geography1/2 year5
Health1/2 year5
World History1 year10
US History1 year10
Government1/2 year5
Economics1/2 year5
Fine & Performing Arts / Foreign Language1 year10
Physical Science1 year10
Career Technical Education1 year10
Electives90 credits
Request for Transcripts

Complete a Transcript Request and bring it to the Registrar’s Office or mail the form with a check payable to Argonaut High School. Include the names of universities or colleges where you would like transcripts sent.

Transcripts are available through the Registrar’s Office for $5.00 per copy. Please call the Registrar at 209-257-7751 to order a copy or you can fill out the attached form with your request to start the process.

Allow up to 5 days for transcript requests to be processed.

For assistance contact the registrar.

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