NGHS counselors

Phone Number: (972) 675-3120

Please check out the NGHS Counseling Twitter feed for up-to-date announcements!

Counselor     Title Extension E-Mail
O'Neill, Lisa A - Carver   Counselor ext 61023
Vanessa Morgan Casanova-Fite   Counselor ext 61015
Garza, Jacob Flores-Iberra   Counselor ext 61019
Keith Baker Idowu-Mayorga   Counselor ext 61022
Villalobos, Jackie Matute-Ortiz DC Counselor ext 61021
Denton, Michael Osas-Ruic   Counselor ext 61297
Mary Brieske Ruiz-Urive DC Counselor ext 61052
Natalie Mathew MST AMS   MST AMS Coordinator ext 61027
Mitchell, Donna Uwaeme-Z   Lead Counselor ext 61020

Counseling support staff

Data Clerk Ernesto Espinola ext 61018
Registrar Rosa Almazan ext 61028
Secretary Ronda Thompson  ext 61016
Counseling Office Aide Moises Figueroa ext 61017
Go Center Lydee Barnes ext 61478

Bullying and cybersafety

No student should be subjected to bullying or harassment that interferes with their ability to learn or their safety.

Visit the district website for more information and resources related to bullying and cybersafety.

Anonymous Alerts®

You can use the Anonymous Alerts® webform or mobile app to quickly, easily and anonymously report bullying, cyberbullying and other sensitive topics to school officials.

Anonymous Alerts® is monitored by GISD Security 24-hours daily and should only be used for serious and urgent matters. In the event of an emergency or life-threatening event, always call 911.

Submit an Anonymous Alert®

Download the app

To place a report from a mobile device, first download the free Anonymous Alerts® app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store. Then open the app and enter activation code garlandisd.

SAT and ACT test information

Be aware and plan for important registration and test dates for the SAT and ACT.

GISD College Night

Plan in advance for the annual GISD College Night, where over 100 colleges and university representatives are available for your questions. For more details, please visit our College and career readiness page.

Scholarships and grants

Students and parents, please check the Naviance system frequently to stay up-to-date with new college scholarship and grant postings.