Welcome 2019/2020 Warriors

My name is Courtney Besotes and I am the new Yuba Gardens School Counselor! I am so excited to be working with YG this year and getting to know all the students! I am passionate about working with kids and love supporting them through their educational journey!
Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns!
I'm looking forward to a fantastic school year!
Go Warriors!

If you would like to contact Mrs. Besotes, please call the school at (530) 741-6194 ex. 7050 or email cbesotes@mjusd.k12.ca.us


  • How can my student join a counseling group?  All students are welcome to participate!  If you feel your student could use counseling services please call or email the counselor or fill our a Request to See the Couneslor in the front office and place it in Mrs. Besotes box.  The student will be contacted and if they are interested in participating, a blue permission slip will be sent home for their guardian to sign authorizing their participation.
  • Can I meet with Mrs. Besotes? Yes! Please call or email to set up an appointment.  Drop-ins are not usually possible due to student needs.


Sutter-Yuba Mental Health Services
1965 Live Oak Blvd.
Yuba City, CA 
(530) 822-7513 (youth)

Appointments Monday and Friday from 8:00-10:30AM.  Accept MediCAL and offer a sliding scale fee for uninsured.

Free or Low Cost Services in Yuba-Sutter County
Servicios para la comunidad de bajo costo o sin costo


Take a look at some helpful websites:
Ms. Besotes Site Link:

Parent Resources:


Kids Health

Bullying Resource:


Mental Health Resource:


Peer Pressure Resource: