Counseling and Guidance Department
(831) 429-3810 * Fax (831) 429-3406

 Amanda Reilly ext. 1044  Last names A-FI
 Teri Virostko ext. 1046  Last names FL-N
 Juan Lopez ext. 1042  Last names O-Z

Counseling office staff contacts

Harbor High Counselors provide academic, personal/social, and career guidance to ALL students. 
Here are some reasons to see your counselor:
Scholarship information, college visit information, college applications, testing:  SAT, PSAT, AP, and more, FAFSA, California Dream Act, concerns about a class, substance use issues, attendance concerns, graduation status questions, academic concerns or planning, family challenges or concerns, feelings of depression or anxiety, you are experiencing bullying, and other personal or school concerns.

Community Foundation Scholarship Program

We have 10 scholarships with a total of 16 available awards this year. Scholarships amounts range from $750 to $2,000, with several renewable for up to 3 years. Agriculture groups please note, the Simunovich Family Agricultural Scholarship is available for students interested in pursuing a 4-year agricultural degree.

Foundation scholarship are open to all Santa Cruz County students. Students only need to complete one application through or online portal to be considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible. Students can save their progress on their application and log in and out as needed. A complete list of scholarships and eligibility criteria for each can be found on our website.
Application deadline is Friday, February 2, 2018 at noon (12:00 p.m.)

FAFSA/DREAM ACT Application Now Open

The Free Application For Student Aid (FAFSA) and the California DREAM ACT application are now open! The priority deadline to submit this application is March 2nd, 2017.
Questions? Please contact your student's counselor. 
Click here for FAFSA Application.  
Click here for CA DREAM ACT Application.


A great resource for AB540 students! This scholarship has partnered with California and out-of-state colleges -- offering up to $25,000 in scholarship awards! 
DREAMER Student Scholarship