Mr. Destro's Counselor Page

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Hello parents, students, and community of Pleasanton! My name is David Destro, and I am the school counselor at Foothill High School for last names A-De.  I am available for individual counseling, academic advising and discussion of the college application process, scholarship advising, and other related services as needed and requested.  Please feel free to contact me at my extension or email above, and I look forward to being of service to you and your family!  

 
Helpful Resources for Students:
 
Academics:
 
iXL -- A great resource for practicing math skills and answering math questions that has topics broken down into grade level.
 
Khan Academy -- A website that promotes a "free education for all" that gives students the opportunity to interactively (through videos, practice problems, and question-and-answer forums) study and learn about a wide array of subjects covered in school.  Khan Academy also provides test prep help, including practice for the SATs.
 
Social/Personal:
 
 
The Plum Tree.net -- The Plum Tree provides practical activities that students can use to help battle stress, depression, anger, and coping with a loss.
 
TeensHealth -- TeensHealth is a website that gives information on an array of teen health issues and topics including relationships, peer pressure, eating habits, and staying safe.
 
 
About me:

 Education

Rutgers University, New Brunswick

•B.A. in English & Theater •Ed.M. in School Counseling

 

Area of Expertise

•Individual Counseling, Public Speaking, Theatre & Performance,Academic & Career Advising

 

Recognitions Received

•Magna Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa Honors as an undergrad

•Student Speaker at Grad. School of Ed. Commencement Ceremony

 

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

 

-Martin Luther King, Jr.