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Guidance Department Home


Welcome to the Homestead High School Guidance Department!

The Guidance Office is open from 7:30am – 4:00pm


Guidance Counselor Hours are:


Guidance Counselor Alpha by Student Last Name Office Hours
Marisa Amezquita A - F Check back soon
Nicole Deatherage G - Li Check back soon
Wilma Wu Lj - Oh Check back soon
Lillie Arranaga Oi - T Check back soon
Leslie Ogawa-Boon U - Z Check back soon



Guidance Counselors are generally available for student drop-in appointments during brunch or lunch. Appointments are recommended for other times during the day as Counselors are often in classroom presentations and are required to attend meetings and conferences, which may pull them away from the office at various times. 


All staff members attend collaboration meetings on Wednesday and Friday mornings until 8:55am and are unavailable for appointments during collaboration meeting time.



New Alpha Breakdowns for Guidance Counselors - effective 2018-19



Marisa Amezquita Last Names: A – F
Nicole Deatherage   Last Names: G – Li
Wilma Wu   Last Names: Lj – Oh
Lillie Arranaga Last Names: Oi - T
Leslie Ogawa-Boon Last Names: U - Z


While not all students are affected, by the above changes, our Guidance Counselors have been collaborating and will continue to do so for a smooth transition for those students moving Guidance Counselors.

HHS Online Summer Mailer 2018-19

Homestead High School is now providing access to all summer mailer documents onlineThe full summer mailer is available here. 


Guidance Newsletters

Guidance Department Staff Directory





Denae Nurnberg

Assistant Principal, Guidance

(408) 522-2510

Brooke Martinez

Guidance Support Specialist

(408) 522-2505

Marisa Amezquita

Guidance Counselor (A - F)

(408) 522-2550

Nicole Deatherage

Guidance Counselor (G - Li)

(408) 522-2517

Wilma Wu

Guidance Counselor (Lj - Oh)

(408) 522-2544

 Lillie Arranaga  Guidance Counselor (Oi - T) TBD

Leslie Ogawa-Boon

Guidance Counselor (U - Z)

(408) 522-2520

Mary Lund

College and Career Advisor

(408) 522-2521

Heidi Parrish

School Data Processing Specialist

(409) 522-2504

Steve Schmidt

Student Advocate

(408) 522-2533

Eugenia San Cristobal


(408) 522-2503

Please allow at least 24 hours for any/all documents that need to be signed by the Guidance Office.

This includes De Anza/Foothill College Concurrent Enrollment Forms and Waiver Forms