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Contact Gina Montoya-valdez  Gina Montoya-valdez (505) 293-4259 ex: 5 Counselor
Office hours

7:30 am - 2:30 pm when school is in session


I provide classroom guidance as well as small group counseling. I meet with students occasionally if they are having a rough day or just need a place to calm down.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Leadership Patrol Schedule 

Bullying Prevention


Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week was a big success!  All the classrooms put in a great amount of effort to participate and make the week meaningful.  Thank you to the teachers and the students!  

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Leadership Patrol

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Leadership Patrol members listed by class:

Griswold:  Kseniya D., Aaron R., Dylanne S., Auggie T., Madeline W., Kajsia W.

Gomez:  Ava D., Aiden H., Coen J., Jameson J., Eden L., Harper M., Johanna S., Fae W.

Self:  Isabel G., Zion L., James M., Matthew M.

Lowther:  Zoe D., Jane E., Cindy G., Sage G., Mayah P., Austin P., Amy S., Jaidin W.

Young:  Aya A., Parker B., Daiwik D., Madeline J.

Confidentiality & Informed Consent

Confidentiality is always maintained in both group and individual counseling sessions. At times, it is necessary to release confidential information about a student.

State law requires that any suspicion or evidence of child abuse/neglect, elder abuse, or knowledge of a minor engaging in dangerous or illegal behavior be reported to the appropriate child protection agencies and/or legal authorities. Furthermore, if a student poses a serious danger to him/herself or is a substantial danger to others, any individual (including school personnel) with knowledge, evidence, or suspicion of said danger, is required by law to intervene.

The intervention may include informing family members, identified victims, and/or the proper authorities to provide for the safety of the student and others.