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Ms. Amanda graduated from Virginia City High School in 2000. After graduation, Ms. Amanda attended UNR and studied abroad in Spain and Costa Rica. She graduated from UNR in 2005 with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. She later got her Masters Degree of Science in Counseling at the University of Phoenix. Ms. Amanda worked at an elementary school in Reno, NV for a little over 8 years as a school counselor. We are lucky to have her as our school counselor at VCHS! 

Ms. Amanda is a proud mama of two boys and is newly married. 


Below you can find information on graduation requirements, contact info and information on Jump Start and Dual Enrollment. 


If you have any questions, Ms. Amanda can be reached at or at 775-847-0992. 


Information on Jump Start & Dual Credit

Dual credit is a program that allows high school students to earn both college and high school credits simultaneously.

If you are interested in participating, please contact your school counselor or visit our local community colleges website for more information. 


Western NEvada Community college

Truckee Meadows Community College

First page of the PDF file: VirginiaCityHSJumpStartLetter

Graduation Requirments

First page of the PDF file: Diploma_Requirements23-24_1
First page of the PDF file: Diploma_Requirements23-24_2


Crisis Resources

Teens can use the text line listed with trained support as well

Crisis Support Services of Nevada: 988

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 

Quest Counseling: 775-786-6880 24/7 support

Nevada Teen Text line: 775-296-8336

NAMI Warm Line: 775-241-4212

Mobile Crisis Response Team (18 and younger): 775-688-1670

Mobile Outreach Safety Team (18yrs and older): 775-344-2677

Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386

Eddy House: 775-384-1129

Trauma Intervention Programs - Resource Guide