Counseling Department

Be Prepared for Success in Academics, Personal Growth & College

Caring, attentive and highly-skilled college and school counselors work closely with each student to ensure that he or she is well prepared, academically and socially, for success in high school and ultimately with the college admissions process. CB is the only local high school to provide students with dedicated grade-level counselors, a four-year comprehensive counseling program, and a wellness and prevention program to proactively address the many choices and challenges facing teens today.

 

Summer College Application Workshop for Seniors August 7, 2018 - Class of 2019 seniors wanting to get a head start on the college application process are invited to attend a College Application Workshop on Tuesday August 7, and Wednesday, August 8, in the Learning Commons. The class meets from 9:00 a.m. until 11 a.m. or noon until 2:00 p.m. You must be able to attend ...Continue Reading
Summer College Boot Camp for Juniors August 15, 2018 - Incoming juniors are invited to Summer College Boot Camp on Wednesday, August 15, in the Learning Commons. Students must bring their iPads. Sessions are scheduled for 9:00 a.m. until noon and 12:15 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. Cost is $30. Click here for more information. Click here for online registration.

 


Important College Information & Forms

SAT Prep Registration Form

ACT Prep Registration Form

Questions to Ask a College Representative

Teacher Recommendation Form 

Secondary School Report/Counselor Recommendation Form


Counselor assignments for the school year are:

Melissa McClellan

Director of College Counseling, Counseling Department Coordinator

Contact

Phone: 916-733-3679

Email: mmcclellan@cbhs-sacramento.org


Armando Diaz '94

Counselor for c/o 2020 & Foundational College Prep Counselor

Contact

Phone: 916-733-3692

Email: adiaz@cbhs-sacramento.org


Cynthia Grajeda

Guidance Department Assistant

Contact

Phone: 916-733-3680

Email: cgrajeda@cbhs-sacramento.org


Emily McDougall

Wellness Counselor

Contact

Phone: 916-733-3688

Email: emcdougall@cbhs-sacramento.org


April Melarkey

College Counselor

Contact

Phone: 916-733-3658

Email: amelarkey@cbhs-sacramento.org


Blaire Moskat

Counselor for c/o 2018 & Peer Tutoring Program Coordinator

Contact

Phone: 916-733-3613

Email: bmoskat@cbhs-sacramento.org


Kirk Purdy

Counselor for c/o 2019

Contact

Phone: 916-733-3686

Email: kpurdy@cbhs-sacramento.org


John Riley-Portal

Counselor for c/o 2021 & Brother David Brennan Program Coordinator

Contact

Phone: 916-733-3678

Email: jrileyportal@cbhs-sacramento.org