Our Goals. Your Students
-Committed to Growing Life-Long Learners
Welcome to the Willowside Counseling Department. We are very fortunate to have two counselors working here at Willowside.
Kara Andersen will be here Wednesday-Friday and works with the students with the last names A-L
Keeli Kahmoson will be here Monday-Wednesday and works with the students with the last names M-Z.
Please don't hesitate to contact either one of us. It is an honor to work with, and support, the children and families at Willowside. We all have an open door policy, so please stop by, call, or email if you have any concerns or questions regarding your children.
Here is our contact information. To reach us by phone: 542-3322 ext 150.
To reach us by email:
Kara Andersen KAndersen@ogusd.org
Keeli Kahmoson KKahmoson@ogusd.org
The Counseling Department
Divorce and Grief Resources
Children & Teen Grief Support
Tips for Academic Sucess
To ensure your student’s success, please review the tips offered in this document. While they won’t guarantee success, they will certainly help! And so will we.
Local High School Information
The school counselors are here to help your child explore and navigate the high school, college and career options. We will be working with 8th grade students specifically this year to help them understand their options in high school and beyond.
Here are links to local high school information which can also be found on the school website.
El Molino: www.elmolino.org
Piner-SRJC Early College Program: www.pinerhigh.com
Santa Rosa: www.santarosahighschool.net
Maria Carrillo: www.mariacarrillo.com
Elsie Allen: www.elsieallen.org
Casa Grande: www.casagrandehighschool.org
Additionally, there is a hard copy packet in the office that is discussed in advisory with 8th grade students. Or you can follow this link to download a document created by the Willowside Middle school Counseling office.