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Counselors Corner

May 5, 2020

Greetings to our incoming King 8th graders and parents.  This is Ms. Alvarez and I am the 8th grade academic counselor. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 situation we were not able to do classroom presentations which describe for you the different electives available for you next school year. Therefore, we have created an 8th Grade Elective sheet. Please click on the link below and fill out the elective form as soon as possible. I hope you and your family are safe and doing well.

Thank you.

Elective Form for 8th Graders

May 4, 2020

Our counseling hours for students are Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm - 2pm via Zoom.  Click here to join.

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Mr. Smith, & Ms. Alvarez, MLK Counselors

April 14, 2020

Hello to all of the families from MLK,

My name is Lucia Ramos, I’m a bilingual mental health clinician from East Bay Agency for Children (EBAC). During these difficult times I would like to extend support and resources to our MLK families. If you have medi-cal and would like mental health services, please reach out and I can inform you about the process. I will be available Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm.  I can be reached via phone or email at 510-506-9633 or

Stay safe.

Lucia Ramos, ASW 

March 30, 2020

Hello Future Cobras!,

My name is Eddie Smith and I am one of the Academic Counselors at MLK. Unfortunately, due to the COVID -19 situation we were not able to do a proper presentation for you. Therefore, we have created a 7th Grade Elective sheet. Before you fill out the sheet here is some important information that you need to know.

All 7th Grade Students At King Middle School for 2020-21 school year.
Take A Minimum Of 6 Subjects
Most Students Will Take the Following:

Language Arts
World History
Integrated Science 7
Physical Education

Students In Need Of Remediation
In The Area(s) Of Math and/or Reading
May Have A Schedule That Reflects Extra Help In The Area(s) Of Need

All students receive a 30 minute lunch break during the regular day.

The regular school day for students is 8:20AM - 3:04PM:
7th graders with MUSIC or AVID take 7 courses, starting the day at
7:30am and ending at 3:04pm.

Please click on the link below and fill out the Elective Sheet.

 Online Elective Sheet Form

(HUSD/School Account Logon required to access form)

March 27, 2020

Greetings King Family, 

My name is Jacqueline Bautista, I'm one of the school based mental health counselors.  During this time I will be available Tuesday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at (510) 293-7048 or via email at  

In the event you need crisis support please use the following numbers:

SAVE Domestic Violence Hotline: 510-794-6055
Parenting Stress Helpline: 800-829-3777

Stay healthy and stay calm.

March 16, 2020

Greeting to all King families,

Hope this message finds you well.  For your academic concerns and questions please contact Mr. Smith ( and Ms. Alvarez ( King's Academic Counselors are available daily from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM via email.


Mr. Smith, & Ms. Alvarez, MLK Counselors