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2023-2024 TA Application 
Current 7th graders - If you would like to be an 8th grade TA next year as your elective choice, please complete this TA application no later than April 28, 2023 to be considered for a TA position.


Thank you for visiting our Counseling and Guidance page.  This page is to connect Chaparral students and parents to helpful resources related to the Middle School years. 

Create a stress management plan that includes: 
1. Your signs of stress
2. Reframing your distress to eustress
3. Strategies to help you manage your stress
4. Two people who can help you
ONLINE Elective Course Choice 2023-2024
Starts March 17, 2023
@3:00 pm
More information coming soon!

 What is the role of a counselor?

The counselors at Chaparral meet the needs of our students by providing counseling support in the areas of personal/social, academics, and career development.


Who’s my 2022-2023 counselor and how can I contact them?

You may contact your child's counselor by using the email addresses below.

6th Grade Counselor: Ms. Aquino - [email protected]

7th Grade Counselor: Mrs. Ebel - [email protected]

8th Grade Counselor: Mr. Tran - [email protected]

(To speak with your child's counselor please email them with a call back number.)


Visit each counselors' individual web page below. 

For Ms. Aquino's page, click here

For Mrs. Ebel's page, click here.

For Mr. Tran's page, click here


Students: Sign up for your Counselor's Google Classroom below.

(The Google Classroom will only work with your district account.)

For Ms. Aquino's Classroom, click here (For class code, email [email protected])

For Mrs. Ebel's Classroom, click here (For class code, email [email protected])

For Mr. Tran's Classroom, click here (For class code, email [email protected])

Incoming 6th Grade (Mr. Tran), email [email protected]


Who is the School Psychologist?

School Psychologist: Ms. Rita Gutierrez

To visit Ms. Rita's web page, click here.

Email: [email protected]


What is the role of a School Psychologist?

School psychologists support students' ability to learn and teachers ability to teach.  They apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior, to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally.


Request for schedule changes cannot be made for teacher preference or to be in the same class with a friend. Class changes, if possible, will only be made within the first two weeks of the fall semester based on available space or placed on a waiting list. For electives, we CANNOT guarantee a student will get their 1st choice. The last day for schedule changes will be Friday 8/19/22.
If you would like to request a schedule change please click on yourappropriate grade level
6th Grade - click here 
7th Grade - click here 
8th Grade - click here