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Mental Health Awareness – 


Roughly one in five youth will experience a diagnosable mental illness during their lifetime. Sacramento County’s “Mental Illness: It’s not always what you think” project aims to promote messages of hope and recovery, encourage conversation around mental illness, underscore that mental illness can impact anyone and that recovery and success is possible.

Mental Health Awareness.pdf

How to Help our Children Cope with Anxiety  – 


Join us to watch and discuss the film on May 10, 2018 at:

Monterey Trail High School – Black Box Theater

8661 Power Inn Road Elk Grove, Ca 95624 6:30-8:00pm

Register here:

MTHS Angst Flyer.pdf

Summer School – 


Applications are now available in the Student Services Building. The priority registration deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018. Applications will NOT be accepted after Friday, May 25, 2018.


MTHS Summer School 18-19.pdf

Seniors –
Thinking of applying to a 4-year college? Register for the SAT and/or ACT

SAT Test Dates & Registration:

 Register at
SAT Fees: SAT (NO Essay): $47.50   
SAT with Essay: $64.50.
(Required for UC’s)


*Late Registration requires additional $29 Late Fee

ACT Test Dates & Registration:

Test Date

Registration Deadline

Late Registration(Extra Fee Required)


September 8, 2018

August 10, 2018

August 11-26, 2018


October 27, 2018

September 28, 2018

September 28,October 10, 2018

December 8, 2018

November 2, 2018

November 3-19 2018


February 19, 2019*

January 11, 2019

January 12-18, 2019


April 13, 2019

March 8, 2019

March 9-25, 2018


June 8, 2019

May 3, 2019

May 5-24, 2019


July 13, 2019*

June 14, 20189

June 15-24, 2019




ACT Fees: ACT (NO Writing): $46.00               ACT with Writing: $62.50 (Required for UC’s)

*Late Registration requires additional $29.50 Late Fee


*Visit the Career Center to see if you qualify for a fee waiver!


  1. Remember to have the scores “sent when available” (there is a limited time after the test date(s) for the score reports to be sent for free).                     
  • Ä SAT (only) – Send to any CSU.  There is a code 3594 to send to all CSU’s.
  • Ä ACT (only) - send your ACT scores to one CSU school. 
  • Ä SAT and ACT – send scores to one UC school, then all UC schools (to which you apply) will receive the scores
  • Ä send remaining/additional score reports to preference or out-of-state schools
  • Ä send ALL scores - when looking at applications, the college(s) will only look at the scores that give the best admission chances
    • some schools “Super Score,” which means that they will look at all tests and take the best score for each section
      1. UC schools require the SAT/ACT Writing portion for their admissions.
      2. Athletes wanting/hoping to play any sport at a Division I or II College must register with the NCAA Eligibility Center.          
  • Ä code 9999 – sends SAT/ACT scores to the Eligibility Center
  • Ä registration fee required (if you qualify for the SAT/ACT fee waivers, then you will qualify for the NCAA waiver - see the Athletic Director)

Juniors – 
Thinking of joining the military? Register for the ASVAB in the Career Center

Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 7:45am-11:00am.
More information about the ASVAB can be found at:

Official Website:


Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of the MTHS Counseling Department is to promote life-long learning and a successful transition from high school to post-secondary opportunities. Counselors help address the diverse, cultural and academic needs of ALL students.


MTHS Counselors



Hien Chan


Jenny Bang


Pricila Ortega


Jennifer Cooper

Os-Sin & DHOH

Hanh Tran, Department Lead


Elizabeth Lisondra


Perla Gaines

College & Career



PHONE: (916) 688-0055 

HOURS: 7:30am-4:00pm (Mon., Tues, Wed, Fri.) & 9:00am-4:00pm (Thurs.)

ADDRESS: 8661 Power Inn Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624 

TRANSCRIPTS & STUDENT RECORDS: Please contact Debbie Gonzalez, registrar, at the main office number (916)688-0050 or send an email through School Loop.



STUDENTS: Please stop by the counseling office in the morning, during lunch, or after school to complete a Counselor Request form. Make sure to complete all parts of the form. You can also email your counselor through School Loop to request an appointment.

PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Please contact the Counseling Office to schedule an appointment. You can also email your student's counselor through School Loop to request an appointment.



Please read the attached HOW TO Get a Work Permit info sheet completely. Permits are issued for either the School year or Summer and must be renewed at the end of those cycles. Return work permits to Ms. Rose, MTHS's counseling secretary. Work permits usually take 24 hours to process. Please visit Ms. Rose in the counseling office or call her at (916)688-0055 to find out more information about work permits.

How to Get a Work Permit.pdf

Intent to Employ.pdf

EGUSD High School Course Catalog

Please use the District Course Catalog as you prepare for Course Selection for next year.



Please see Academic page for information about APEX Learning and Summer School.


Letter of Recommendation

Need a Letter of Recommendation? Open the attached form, fill it out, and either print or save it to your computer and send electronic copies to those you are requesting from. Remember: Give the writer at least 2 weeks notice to write the letter.
Letter of Recommendation Packet




Community Service Logs

See the links below for the Community Service log and info sheet. It is recommended that students make a photocopy of their logs before they turn them in to their Advocacy Teacher in order to tally their hours for scholarship and college applications as Seniors.

Community Service Log

Community Service Information






Food Handler Card

To receive a food handler card:

1) Visit

2) Watch a video

3) Take and pass the test at the end of the video

3) Print out your food handler card and certificate of completion

* costs about $15.00

Career Center

Please visit MTHS's Career Center in the Student Services building for information about college visits, testing, scholarships, and so much more.




2018 SPARC

MTHS's Counseling Department and Career Center Team have been recognized by the California Department of Education. See below for more information. 

MTHS 2017-2018 SPARC
2018 Monterey Trail HS

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