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Welcome to LPMS Counseling

Welcome to LPMS Counseling

Welcome to LPMS Counseling

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Counseling Services at a Glance

  • Registration, scheduling, and program adjustment
  • Academic counseling
  • Review and assessment of promotion requirements
  • Review student academics w/parents and provide grades.
  • Parent/teacher/counselor conferences for student success
  • SST, 504 and IEP meetings
  • College and career advisory
  • Extra curricular opportunities
  • Crisis intervention
  • Interpretation of proficiency and achievement tests
  • Classroom presentations
  • Migrant Education Services
  • Community Resources
  • Truancy Counseling

District Eligibility Requirements for Participation in Promotion Activities:

Student must pass ALL 8th Grade classes
No Semester F’s


  • No more than 1 “U” on the 3rd quarter report card **
  • No more than 1 “U” on the 4th quarter report card
  • No serious violations of the behavior code during 4th quarter that result in a single 5-day suspension or two separate suspensions.
** 8th graders who will be promoting and who receive two or more (“U”s) during the third quarter grading period, are not be allowed to participate in promotional activities. Students who demonstrate improvement by not receiving unsatisfactory behavior assignments ("U"s) during the fourth trimester will be considered.
  • No outstanding debts for lost/damaged books, fundraisers, etc.

  • Student must have minimum of 85% attendance (8th grade year only)
Promotion Date

Promotion Date

  • May 29, 2024

Frequently asked questions

How can parents access counselors?
See the counseling secretary, she can schedule an appointment for you, drop off a note or make contact via email.

How can students access their counselor?

Want to see your COUNSELOR or Staff from the WELLNESS CENTER?
Fill out the form in the link below:
How to refer a student to a counselor?
For crisis management, refer immediately. For routine questions, parents can make an appointment with the counseling secretary.

24 Hour Hot Lines: Toll Free


24 Hour Crisis Line


CA Youth Crisis Line


Local Suicide Hotline


United Way Monterey County



Rosa Loya - Counseling Secretary
ext. 8414

Mrs. Michelle Puga (A – F)

831-796-7900 Ext. 8420

Counselor Puga

Mrs. Linda Saucedo (G – Matias)
831-796-7900 Ext. 8412

Linda Saucedo

Mr. Jorge Acosta (Medalla – Reynoso)
831-796-7900 Ext. 8410
Jorge Acosta
Mr. Victor Lopez (Rios – Z)
831-796-7900 Ext. 8451

Victor Lopez

Office Hours for Counselors: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 1:45 PM-3:29 PM
Need to see a counselor?  Please fill out this request form