Welcome to Holmes Counseling! 


As you may know, your counselors provide support in the areas of personal/social, academic, and career/college. We are looking forward to visiting you in your classes, seeing you out and about on campus, and having you come to our offices to chat about any of the above. Here’s to a great, healthy and safe year!
Incoming 7th Grade Resources

DJUSD 6th to 7th grade transition information letter

DJUSD 6th to 7th grade transition information letter (in Spanish)

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Incoming 8th Grade Resources

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Incoming 9th Grade Resources

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Incoming 10th Grade Resources

Upcoming Dates:

  • February 1 - DHS Incoming 10th parent night
  • February 10 - DHS visits all 9th grade English classes
  • February 14 - DVHS visit at lunch
  • February 21, 5-7 pm - DHS Virtual Q & A - See DHS website for the zoom link
  • February 27 - The student portal closes
  • March 10 - Course request sheets due through PE classes

Meet the Counseling Staff

Ellen Shields
: Current 7th (Class of 2029)
Head counselor.
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[email protected]

Zach Fullington: Current 9th Grade (Class of 2027)
[email protected]

Stephenie Carlson: Current 8th Grade (Class of 2028)
[email protected]

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Melissa Mondot: Counseling secretary and registrar
 [email protected]

Social Emotional Support

If you need Social Emotional Support, please visit the DJUSD Social Emotional Support Page for resources, and to access the Social Emotional Support Referral Form.  Referrals are confidential and are forwarded by email to the administrative team in the Student Support Services Department. Only those individuals with a need to know will be informed of the referral.  All referrals will be responded to within 24 hours or the next school day.