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The School Counseling Department assists and guides students with course selection, class scheduling, educational planning, academic counseling, scholarship information, and personal/social direction.

Students:
Students can message their counselor through Edsby to ask a question or set up an appointment.

Parents:
Please e-mail or message your child's counselor through Edsby to ask a question or set up an appointment. If you do not have a parent Edsby account please create one at https://myspot.sdhc.k12.fl.us/public/login/

Office Hours:
The guidance office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00-3:40. Registrations are by appointment only. Please call 813-975-7677 ext. 243 with any questions or to schedule an appointment.

Records Requests:
For all records request please call 975-7677 ext 251 for Ms. Rodriguez.




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Chaka Lawton
School Counselor/Dept. Chair
12th Grade
813-975-7677 ext. 241
Donna Remeika
School Counselor
9th Grade
813-975-7677 ext. 239
Erline Ruff
School Counselor
11th Grade
813-975-7677 ext. 244
Arcenio Cayetano
School Counselor
10th Grade
813-975-7677 ext. 238
Betsy Rodriguez
Registrar
813-975-7677 ext. 251
Melissa Silas
Guidance Secretary
813-975-7677 ext. 243

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