Welcome to the ARHS Guidance Counseling Website
This site includes information specifically regarding the Guidance Office, including; Running Start Info, Counseling Resources, certain forms, etc. We encourage you to browse.
Dr. Hartt joined the ARHS counseling staff in 2005 after spending many years overseas in Haiti and Ecuador, mostly involved in education and community development opportunities. His most recent experiences before coming to ARHS include administration at Seattle Hebrew Academy on Capitol Hill and the Bear Creek School in Redmond, WA. His experience includes teaching, administration and counseling in primary and secondary schools. His passions outside of school are bicycling, mountain climbing, and fishing. He is married to Carol and his family includes two sons; Jonathan is married to Ruth with grandson Henry, Simon is married to Amy with grandson Josiah. One of his dreams is to visit Australia with Carol and to bicycle across the United States. He enjoys his current assignment as a counselor at ARHS and looks forward to meeting the parents of his students.
Mrs. Holloman joined the ARHS Ravens in 2007.
Mrs. Holloman was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved to Tucson, Arizona at age 16 with her parents and older sister. After completing high school, Mrs. Holloman attended Pima Community College and the University of Arizona. She graduated from the U of A (Go Wildcats) in 1998 with her Bachelors degree and teaching credentials in Physical Education and Spanish. Mrs. Holloman began teaching Spanish (her first language) in Arizona and moved to Washington State where she continued teaching Spanish. Receiving her Masters degree from City University in Guidance and Counseling, she began one of the most rewarding careers imaginable.
In her free time Mrs. Holloman enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, her friends, as well as reading and exercising.
Mr. Steve Mead (I-Mi)
Mr. Mead was previously the Auburn Riverside Career Counselor. He will assist students whose last names begin with the letters I - Mi.
Dr. Polley was born in Lewiston, Maine. He went to school at Leavitt Area High School in Turner, Maine, and then attended The King's College in New York for his Bachelor's degree. He moved on to the University of Puget Sound for his Master's in Education and finished with a Doctorate degree from the University of Sarasota.Dr. Polley has worked at several schools and performed a variety of jobs before coming to Auburn Riverside. He worked at: The King's College as an admissions counselor, Seattle Pacific University and Tacoma Community College as a Lab Technician and was a counselor at Mt. Tahoma and Foss High Schools. He is now the old veteran counselor at ARHS as he has been here since 1996.
He is married to his lovely wife Kimberlee Polley who was previously one of the ARHS French teachers. She is the cute one in the picture above. This photo was taken in a little village in France where they travel often. He enjoys travelling (of course), renovating his old house in Tacoma, reading, spending time with friends, and taking long walks. One of his dreams would be to live in France for six months of the year.