Counseling Center

Welcome to the Horizonte Counseling Center’s Web Page



The counselors at Horizonte believe:

  • Every student has dignity and worth.
  • Every student's ethnic, cultural, racial, gender differences and special needs are considered in planning and implementing the school counseling program.
  • Every student can be college and career ready.

And that the Horizonte comprehensive school counseling program should:

  • Be based on specified goals and developmental student competencies for all students.
  • Utilize many combined resources of the community to deliver programs.
  • Use data for program development and evaluation.

     And that all counselors at Horizonte:

  • Abide by the professional school counseling ethics as advocated by the American School Counselor Association.
  • Participate in professional development activities essential to maintain a quality school counseling program.

Advisory: What is it and why is it important?

Advisory is the first period every Monday. In Advisory, students receive extra support in their pursuits to graduate High School. Teachers consult with students about grades and keeping them on track to graduate. Students also receive guidance curriculum to help them prepare for the future. Students receive information about careers, college, and scholarships, as well as receive help applying to college, filling out the FAFSA, and applying for scholarships.

Advisory gives students the opportunity to learn about subjects that will help them be a well-rounded person, and gives them an advantage in their future pursuits.

Counselors:                                                                Social Worker:

Claudia Kassner                                                         Wendy Jack-Alvarado                       

(801) 578-8574 Ext: 258                                             (801-578-8574 Ext: 240


Eleanor Chase                                                                                 

(801) 578-8574 ex 255


Community Scholarship Coordinator

Katya Orellana Pena

(801) 578-8574 ex 520



Aura Guttierrez-Sanchez

(801) 578-8574 ex.251     

Utah Scholars

Utah Scholars was created to help students in high school take the right classes to get to college, keep their grades up, and help students be more prepared to qualify for scholarships. To receive the StepUp Utah Scholars recognition certificates and medallion you need to have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and complete 20 Next Steps from the grade-by-grade checklists before you graduate from high school. While you can complete these steps at any time, it's best to do several each year so you stay focused and on track. Don't forget to keep track of which Next Steps you complete! To find out more visit Step Up Utah or to apply, click the link below:

Utah Scholars Application

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Utah Futures

UtahFutures is Utah's career information system for students, job seekers, employment service providers, educational institutions, and more. UtahFutures features cutting edge career planning tools, leading labor market information, job search success skills, education and training options, and direct inks to Utah employers and current employment opportunities. Follow the links below to learn how to use UtahFutures from college to career readiness to scholarship searches to career exploration.

How to create an account

9 ideas for using UtahFutures

9 ideas for High School

How to access Learning Express Library

How to search for schools


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