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Counseling Info

Counseling Info


As the School Counselors, we are here to provide positive direction for students' academic, social, and emotional well being and college and career readiness. We promote personal success for all students by working collaboratively with students, parents, teachers, and the community. The best way to communicate with us is via email or phone.

Ms. Foster & Mrs. Vitrano

Brianne Leati, Guidance Technician (Registrar)


Phone: (760) 331-6168   


Emily Foster, School Counselor (A-Le)     



Joy Vitrano, School Counselor (Li-Z) 




Due to the complex nature of the scheduling process, special requests cannot be granted.

Please see below for valid/invalid schedule change requests. Thank you for your understanding.


Examples of Valid Schedule Change Requests:

  • Missing a period
  • Scheduled for a duplicate class
  • Scheduled for the wrong grade level

Examples of Invalid Schedule Change Requests:

  • Changing a teacher
  • Changing an elective
  • Changing lunches
  • Changing to be with friends
  • Changing to have a class during a different time of day

Aviara Oaks Middle School is committed to providing a safe, comfortable learning environment for all students. 

Please be mindful of your use of the following terms:

  • Rude - inadvertently saying or doing something that hurts someone else
  • Mean - Purposefully saying or doing something to hurt someone once (or maybe twice)
  • Bullying - Intentionally aggressive behavior, repeated over time, that involves an imbalance of power. This can include verbal, physical, or written electronic communication against another
  • Cyberbullying - The use of electronic communication to harm or harass others in a deliberate, repeated, and hostile manner
  • Harassment - Includes actual or perceived negative actions that often ridicule, or demean another individual with regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, religion
  • Intimidation - Subjecting an individual to intentional action that seriously threatens and induces a sense of fear and/or inferiority

Reporting Information:

  1. Students are strongly encouraged to make an oral or written report to a teacher, staff member, or administrator whenever they feel that they or another student has been or is being bullied.
  2. All bullying complaints will be investigated and resolved by the Principal or designee
  3. State law and District regulations protect anyone who reports bullying or who participates in a bullying investigation from retaliation.
  4. Anyone who is reporting a cyberbullying complaint should save and print any electronic or digital messages sent to them.  These messages should be provided to the Principal or designee investigating the complaint.

Additional information on Bullying and Intimidation may be found in the Carlsbad Unified School District K-12 Student Handbook.