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High Achievement in a Caring Environment

Guidance & Counseling

QCHS Counseling DepartmentOur Guidance and Counseling Department is here to serve our student community by providing the information and resources students need to achieve their academic and career goals. We encourage all students to meet regularly with their counselor; we’re armed with information you need and happy to help.

Vision & Mission

PSAT Date: Wednesday, Oct. 24th Time: 7:30 a.m. Location: QCHS Register in the bookstore by Friday, Sept. 7th PSAT 8/9 (9th graders only) $20 PSAT/NMSQT (10th & 11th graders) $25The students at Queen Creek High School are valued as unique individuals who will graduate from high school with critical thinking, problem solving, and technical skills that will prepare them to compete in a 21st century global society. By having access to a comprehensive school counseling program, all students will receive academic, career, personal, and social development support so that they may be college and career ready as they make the transition to future life aspirations.

Professional school counselors lead Queen Creek High School’s comprehensive counseling program. These school counselors collaborate, facilitate, and advocate actions that support student success. Our goal is to deliver services in the three domains of academic, career, and personal/social development and to have every student develop an Educational and Career Action Plan as we address the unique needs of the individual learner. School counselors provide every student the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitude for a productive future through individual, small group, and large group activities with respect for social and cultural differences. Our program promotes lifelong learning and encourages our students to make positive contributions to their community.

Scholarship Information

For your convenience, we will post upcoming scholarship opportunities on our College and Career Center page.

Counseling Events

        We offer algebra and Spanish test-out dates for students that take Spanish I or Algebra I at QCUSD middle schools. Students will need to take a test if they did not receive a "B" or higher in both semesters and hope to take geometry and Spanish II their freshman year at QCHS.

        • August 27- Parent Information Night in the library (CCC)
        • September 7 - Deadline to register for PSAT in the bookstore
        • September 24 - Financial Aid Night with HEFAR at 6:00 p.m. in the PAC
        • October 15-19 - PSAT prep work
        • October 21 - Greater Phoenix College Fair at the Phoenix Convention Center
        • October 23 - College Night at QCHS at 6:30 p.m.
        • October 24 - PSAT Test (late start schedule)
        • November 7 - ASVAB Testing (sign up in CCC-A111)

        Meet the Counselors

        Amber Bjork
        Student Last Names A-E, Department Chair
        (480) 987.5931
        abjork@qcusd.org

        Angela Chicci
        Student Last Names F-L
        (480) 987.5907
        achicci@qcusd.org

        Lee Harmon
        Student Last Names M-O and Special Education
        (480) 987.5917
        lharmon@qcusd.org

        Rachel Riebold
        Student Last Names P-Z
        (480) 987.5928
        rriebold@qcusd.org

        Arthur Sirianni
        School Psychologist
        (480) 987-5562
        asirianni@qcusd.org

        Joseph Calendo
        College and Career Counselor
        (480) 987.5939
        jcalendo@qcusd.org