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Students are assigned to a counselor by the first letter of their last name for all grades 9 through 12.

Sue Guy


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Heather Lyle


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John Burton


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Nicole Sudberry


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Incoming Freshman Registration for 2016-2017

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We are excited to welcome the class of 2020!


In March, RHS counselors presented information to 8th graders and their parents about graduation requirements, college entrance requirements, and our Pathways.  Students completed registration forms and counselors have met with students at their middle schools to assist with registering via Aeries.  At this time, change requests can be made by emailing the student's counselor.



Helpful resources, such as the course catalog, can be found here.

Registration for Continuing Students

Students have selected courses for next year via Aeries.  Counselors met briefly with each student in April to review their course requests for next year and make adjustments. Requests for course changes after this time period should be emailed to the student's counselor.  Specific teacher requests will not be accepted.


Resources that may be helpful in selecting courses, such as the Course Catalog, are available here.

Summer School


Summer School will be held this year at Simi Valley High School for all district high school students from July 5 through July 29.  

For information about courses offered, how to register and more, go to the summer school website:

The Adult Education program will also offer two separate sessions of summer school for juniors and seniors. Session I runs June 13 - June 30 and Session II runs July 11 - July 28. Click here for details.  See your counselor for an application.

Both of these summer programs are offered free of charge.

Everything you've ever wanted to know about college...

Click here to view an interesting presentation on college admission requirements, "A-G", the various college systems and more.


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Family Connection/Naviance

Welcome to Family Connection - a comprehensive website that you can use to plan for college and a career. Family Connection is linked with Naviance, a service we use to track and analyze data about college and career plans. Family Connections also allows us to share information with you about meetings, events, local scholarship opportunities and other resources for college and career information.  You can also use this site to communicate with the counseling office.

On this site you can:

  • build a resume
  • manage timelines for making decisions about colleges and careers
  • merge the Common Application
  • request transcripts
  • request letters of recommendation

Log In here:

Your user name is your ten digit State Student ID number found at the bottom of your transcript.

Your password is your first name, with the first letter capitalized.

Counseling Office hours:

7:30 - 4:00

Royal High School counselors assist students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development. This includes working with students to develop four year plans to meet graduation requirements and to explore and prepare for the wide range of post-high school options.

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A counselor will be available to talk about concerns or answer questions from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM one Monday on the following months. This will be partnered with our Parent Nights, starting in September.

Sept.  9      6:00 PM    College Information Night

Oct.   5       6:00 PM    UC  & CSU Application Workshop

Dec.   1       6:00 PM    Scholarship Night                            

Jan.   TBD                    Financial Aid Night             


Check the College and Career Center webpage for updates on applying to college, testing, college visits, scholarships and more.

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College bound juniors are advised to take the PSAT in October. This is a practice version of the SAT and is also used for National Merit Scholarship eligibility. Tickets will go on sale in the ASB office in late September.  Juniors should take the SAT and/or the ACT in May or June. See the links below to sign up for either or both exams.


Not all online courses meet the UC/CSU A-G requirements for college entrance.  To determine if a particular course is approved, go to the UC website to  view the online provider's approved A-G course list.  To do so, click on this link:

Quick Links

Junior and Senior SAT/ACT Registration

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College bound seniors should sign up to take the SAT or ACT (or both) by December. Students may take these tests more than once and most colleges will use the highest score for admissions purposes. Links to the websites for both tests are listed below. If you sign up now, you are more likely to be assigned to the local testing site you prefer. The SAT is given at RHS in May.  Juniors are encouraged to take the SAT in April, May or June.  




Athletes who have applied to the NCAA Clearinghouse must have their official SAT/ACT scores submitted to the Eligibility Center directly from the College Board or ACT program. If you have any questions, see your counselor asap.

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Letters of Recommendation for College Applications or Scholarships

Are you a senior applying to a private school or scholarship program that requires a letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor?  If so, be sure to allow plenty of time for the person to do a great job. Two weeks are recommended but three weeks are even better!  Use the link on Family Connections to make your request and fill out your "brag sheet". Don't forget to check due dates and plan accordingly, taking into account vacations when staff may not be available.

Log In here:

Your user name is your ten digit State Student ID number found at the bottom of your transcript.

Your password is your first name, with the first letter capitalized.



Click here for the RR CSI Diploma Seal Application and here for the Role of the CSI Mentor information.
Stop by the counseling office for more information.

Services for Homeless Families


The Samaritan Center of Simi Valley provides support and assistance to individuals and families facing homelessness. These services might include meals, shelter, referrals to community resouces and more.  For additional information, click here.

For a list of other social service programs/resources in eastern Ventura County (medical, legal, benefits, etc.), click here.