Counseling Department

Welcome to the Foothill High School Counseling Website!

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Our Services

We strive to provide students with effective, accessible counseling services for academic, social/emotional, and career planning issues. As counselors, we understand that high school can be a challenging time for students on many levels. Common concerns for which students regularly seek our assistance include:
  • Course planning
  • College guidance
  • Struggles in a particular class or subject
  • Personal issues
View the programs and services link to your right for more detailed information. 

Future Fair: Explore the Countless Roads to Future Success - April 13th

What is the Future Fair? It's similar to a college fair but with broader options and topics to explore.

  • Look into skilled trades that pay well and are in high demand
  • Discover lesser known ways to get into a UC
  • Learn ways you can go about finding the right fit college
  • Ask hiring managers if and when where you go to college really matters
  • Explore the benefits of taking a gap year and traveling abroad
  • Draft a high school roadmap with college prep timelines
  • Military careers, benefits and scholarships
  • Find out how to pay lower in-state tuition at select out-of-state colleges

... and more

The Future Fair is a collaboration between the Middle and High Schools PTSA's in Pleasanton.

Parents and teens are welcome! Please arrive no later than 9am for Overview.

All attendees should attend Overview before breaking out to workshop(s) of choice.

Please register for this FREE event at:


Please contact Pleasanton PTA Council Event Chair, Mona Sethi at or Council President Maritess Simmons at

Missed FHS Financial Aid Night?  Resources still available!

The presentation for FHS's November 8th FAFSA and Financial Aid night is available for download below.  The FAFSA is currently open.  Apply early to take advantage of more opportunities for financial aid.   

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Open the document below to review the Statement on the Impact of Calculus on UC Admissions
provided by the UC Board of Admissions and Relations with Schools (BOARS) on April 2016.